Dr. Herman graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. He obtained his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He came to UMBC in July 2012. Before UMBC he worked at Towson University Counseling Center from 1999-2012. Prior to that, from 1991-1998 Dr. Herman worked as a Psychologist at Loyola College in Maryland. Dr. Herman has also taught in the Psychology and/or Education Departments at Towson University, Loyola College and University of Illinois. For many years, he also maintained a private psychotherapy practice. He led the Towson University Suicide Prevention Program and obtained grant support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration Garret Lee Smith Suicide Prevention Grant. He is interested in the integration of mindfulness in psychotherapy, campus suicide prevention and mental health promotion, and interpersonal psychotherapy.
Dr. Johnsen graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Johnsen is a senior staff member at UCS, having served for over 20 years as a counselor and supervisor and over 10 years as an administrator. In addition to individual therapy, Dr. Johnsen provides career counseling and alcohol and drug assessment to students. Dr. Johnsen is integrative in her approach to therapy, often utilizing psychodynamic theory in her conceptualizations.
Dr. Han graduated from Yale University and earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from George Mason University. She completed her Pre-doctoral internship at the University of Michigan Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) in addition to a residency year at Cornell University CAPS. Dr. Han is integrative in her approach to therapy, drawing upon humanistic and cognitive-behavioral theories in conceptualizations. Her special interests include cross-cultural counseling, multicultural identity, and the college adjustment process.
Dr. Kang graduated from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea. She earned her doctorate from University of Missouri-Columbia in counseling psychology. She did her pre-doctoral internship at University of Missouri-Kansas City Counseling Center. She has worked at Virginia Commonwealth University over 10 years as a staff psychologist before she joined the UMBC Counseling Center. Dr. Kangs theoretical orientation is integrative, informed primarily by Object Relations Therapy and interpersonal Therapy with a Multicultural/Feminist perspective. Her special interests include Diversity/Cross-Cultural Concerns, Complex Trauma, Supervision/Training and Group Therapy.
Dr. Regan graduated from Harvard University with a degree in Social Relations and the University of Maryland Medical School with a medical degree. Dr. Regan is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has held positions as Assistant Professor at UMAB, staff psychiatrist at the Baltimore VA Hospital, Psychiatric Residency Training Director for the Maryland Mental Hygiene Administration, Acting Clinical Director of Springfied Hospital Center, Superintendent of Spring Grove Hospital Center, Medical Director of Queen Anne's County Mental Health Center and Medical Director at Way Station, Inc. Throughout his career he has maintained a part-time private practice.
Dr. Stuber earned her Bachelor's degree from Loyola University Maryland and received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The George Washington University. She completed her Pre-doctoral internship at the UMBC Counseling Center. In addition to previous clinical experience in university counseling centers, she has worked in private practice and community mental health settings. Dr. Stuber works primarily from a psychodynamic foundation, and her special interests include identity development, relationship struggles, and mood disorders.
Dr. Wick is a licensed psychologist who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Stony Brook University and received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Miami, in Coral Gables, FL. Dr. Wick completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Eating and Mood Disorders at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital and then worked in the Sheppard Pratt Health System for six years. She has taught undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Miami and Towson University and supervised clinical students at Towson as well. Prior to coming to UMBC, she worked in the Student Health and Counseling Center at Goucher College. Dr. Wick has maintained a private practice in the Baltimore area for over 20 years.
COUNSELING CENTER DOCTORAL INTERNS
David Neale-Lorello is a doctoral candidate in the clinical psychology program at American University in Washington, DC and a predoctoral intern at the UMBC Counseling Center. His research up to this point has focused on how mindfulness and meditation affect the way people process stress and the limits of that process. His clinical interests are broad; he has previously worked in community counseling centers, military settings, and small private clinics, as well as university counseling centers. When he is not spending time with his wife and daughter, he likes to fiddle with his synthesizers and electric violin and to ride his bicycle.
Niveen Soliman is a doctoral candidate from Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in Pasadena, CA. She is a predoctoral intern at the UMBC Counseling Center. Her clinical experience has included working in community mental health, university counseling centers, and medical settings. Her research interests involve relationship satisfaction, parent-child relationships, and the impact of self-esteem on peer relationships. Her clinical interests include adjustment to college, body image, self-esteem, relationship conflict, cultural and religious identity, and stress management.
COUNSELING CENTER PRACTICUM STUDENTS
Antione Taylor earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology (Human Services track) from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). Currently, he is a 2nd year graduate student in the Human Services Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program here at UMBC. He is completing his first year of externship here at the Counseling Center. His special interests are couples, relationship conflicts, sexual health, and stress management.