Leadership Team

Lauren Strunk, Ed.D, LPCLauren Strunk
Executive Director
Email: strunkl@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663

Lauren came to Dickinson from the Florida State University System, where she served most recently as the Director for Prevention and Wellness at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU).  Before this, she was the Student Affairs Case Manager at FGCU, Assistant Director of Freshman Advising, and Career Counselor at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus. Originally from Long Island, New York, Lauren holds a Doctor of Education degree focused on Educational Leadership and is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Master’s Degree in Counseling at the New York Institute of Technology.  

Lauren values student health and wellness, focusing on all 8 dimensions of wellness and addressing student concerns from a holistic lens.

Jennifer Braund, BSN, MS, RN, CS, CRNPJennifer Braund, RN, CRNP
Associate Director of Health Services
Email: braund@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663
Ms. Braund is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner who has been at Dickinson since 1999. Although Jennifer sees a wide range of student health concerns, she is especially interested in the areas of self-care (e.g., getting enough sleep) and the treatment and prevention of eating disorders. In addition, Jennifer serves as the advisor to the Dickinson Equestrian Team.

Beth Graham, BA, ASBD
Assistant Director of Administrative Services
 grahamb@dickinson.eduElizabeth Graham
Phone: 717-245-1663

Ms. Graham manages the daily operations in the Wellness Center in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency, who has been at Dickinson since 1991. She oversees compliance with our quality assurance practices, federal grant program, revenue cycle/operational expenditures, and electronic health record guidelines that are administrative in nature. She also supervises and leads the administrative support team, and is a Dickinson Alum.

Missy Stine, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services
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Email: taylomel@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663
Dr. Stine is a licensed psychologist who serves as our Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Services Coordinator. In this role, Dr. Taylor is responsible for coordinating and providing drug and alcohol assessments, voluntary substance abuse counseling, and substance abuse prevention programming to the campus community. She also has special interest and expertise in other areas, such as PTSD, sexual trauma recovery, depression, and anxiety. Her approach is grounded in empowerment feminist therapy, is strength-based, and collaborative.



Clinical Team

Carrie Bowerman, LCSW
Part-time Staff Counselor

Email: bowermac@dickinson.edu
<<Bio coming soon!>>



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Todd Drazien, LCSW
Staff Counselor
Email: caps@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663
Todd Drazien is a licensed clinical social worker who first joined us in the Spring 2016 semester as a part-time counselor. He later returned to the Wellness Center as a full time clinician;  his areas of special expertise include relationship issues, reducing stress and anxiety, and improving self-esteem. He is also an alumnus of Dickinson and very much enjoys returning to the college to assist students with their emotional needs.



Courtney Hager, RDN
Registered Dietitian
Email: hagerc@dickinson.edu

Courtney has served as the campus dietitian nutritionist since 2018. believes good nutrition is about energy, vibrancy, and joy! She has a master's degree in Applied Nutrition with a concentration in Fitness and is especially interested in fueling athletes, treating disordered eating, and guiding people to re-think their "shoulds" about food, health, and nutrition. 


Nicole Lavertue, PsyDNicole Lavertue 100w

Part-time Staff Psychologist                           
Email: lavertun@dickinson.edu

Dr. Lavertue is a Clinical Psychologist who first joined us in the Fall of 2019; Prior to that, Dr. Lavertue’s clinical experience has been working with underserved and marginalized populations. Her experiences include working with anxiety, depression, crisis, trauma, and schizophrenia, and her special interests include: working with International Students, autism spectrum, grief and loss, caregiver concerns, and the impact of medical illnesses on mental health. Believing therapy is a collaborative process, her approach is Integrative, while grounded in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, often using Strengths-Based, Mindfulness, and Positive Psychology tools.

Ashley Lebo, MSN, CRNPAshley Lebo, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner
Phone: 717-245-1663
Ms. Lebo is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner who has been at Dickinson since 2019. Although Ashley sees a wide range of student health concerns, her areas of special expertise include cardiovascular wellness, health promotion, and illness prevention. 

Katherine Martin, DNP
Nurse Practitioner
Email: martinkm@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663
<<Bio coming soon!>>

Megan Nesbitt 
Megan Nesbitt, PsyD
Staff Psychologist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Email: nesbittm@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663

Megan Nesbitt is a licensed psychologist who has been at the Dickinson College Wellness Center since August 2016. Although Dr. Nesbitt sees a wide range of student mental health concerns, her areas of special expertise include integration of psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioral techniques, mind-body integration and relaxation techniques, relationship dynamics and concerns, and anxiety. Dr. Nesbitt employs a relational approach emphasizing warmth and collaboration. She has been teaching meditation, relaxation, guided visualization, and stress and anxiety management workshops of various kinds to college students for many years. She is trained in Group Psychotherapy and co-leads the Interpersonal Process Groups at the Wellness Center. Her doctoral training also included working in Community Mental Health and with women struggling with poverty, substance use, and other mental health diagnoses.

This is Dr. Nesbitt’s second career (or third, depending on how one measures); her previous career was in Campus Student Life, where she worked for Hillel and the Jewish community. Altogether, she has been working with college students for more than 20 years.


Theo Nugin  Master's Level Counselor                                                                                                                                              
Counselor and Trauma Prevention Education Coordinator
Email: nugint@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663
Theo has been a professional counselor for  over 13 years focusing on multiple disciplines within the counseling realm. Theo is originally from Philadelphia, PA. He received his master’s degree from Shippensburg University in college counseling. His specific interest is trauma care, drug and alcohol counseling, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Theo loves to incorporate mindfulness and psychoeducation within his therapy methods. 

Rebecca Shoemaker, Psy.D.Rebecca shoemaker
Staff Psychologist/Counselor
Phone: 717-245-1663
Dr. Shoemaker is a licensed psychologist who began working at Dickinson in January of 2019.  She has worked in college mental health for the last 10 years and enjoys helping students explore new facets of their identities throughout their academic journeys.  Dr. Shoemaker works primarily from an interpersonal and cognitive clinical lens to assist students in the following areas: sexual and gender identity development; building healthy relationships and setting boundaries with others; understanding and combating perfectionism; reducing anxiety and depression; and coping with trauma.



Administrative Team

Michelle Luciano
Medical Assistant
Email: lucianom@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663
Ms. Luciano is a member of the Administrative Support Team who has been here since Spring 2021.  Michelle is involved with direct patient care, provides lab services and supports the operations of the clinical area. She also serves as back-up administrative support for the Wellness Center.

Melissa McKeehanMelissa McKeehan
Administrative Assistant
Email: mckeeham@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663
Ms. McKeehan is a member of the Administrative Support Team who has been here since Fall 2016. In addition to providing a wide range of administrative support, she also assists the Executive Director with special projects.

Sandy HellerSandy Heller
Administrative Assistant
Email:  hellers@dickinson.edu
Phone: 717-245-1663
Ms. Heller is a member of the Administrative Support Team who has been here since Fall 2021. She also holds the credential as a Certified Medical Assistant. In addition to providing a wide range of administrative support for the Wellness Center, she assists with clinical follow-up in Health Services.

April Schneider
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 717-245-1663
<<Bio coming soon!>>