Lauren Strunk, LPC
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, and Assistant Director of Freshman Advising, and Career Counselor at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus.
Originally from Long Island, New York, Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor who received her Master’s Degree in Counseling at the New York Institute of Technology. She is currently in the dissertation phase of her Doctorate in Education Leadership at Florida Gulf Coast University. Her research interests focus on the role faculty play in supporting students with mental health concerns.
Beth Graham, BA, ASBD
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.
Rebecca Anderson, LCSW
Part-time Staff Counselor
Ms. Anderson is a licensed clinical social worker who has been at Dickinson since Fall 2018. Rebecca employs a trauma-informed care approach which emphasizes choice, transparency, and collaboration. Although trained in a variety of modalities, she has particular expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), mindfulness, and self-compassion interventions. Recognizing that environment has a significant impact on one’s mental and physical well-being, Rebecca has an interest in how early life experiences, family of origin, and systems of power and oppression inform one’s perspectives, behaviors, and identity.
Carrie Bowerman, LCSW
Part-time Staff Counselor
Jennifer Braund, BSN, MS, RN, CS, CRNP
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 eating disorders. In addition, Jennifer serves as the advisor to the Dickinson Equestrian Team.
Nancy Cicak, RN, CRNP
Ms. Cicak is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner who has been at Dickinson since 1986. Although Nancy sees a wide range of student health concerns, her area of special expertise is women’s and men’s sexual health. Nancy also serves an advisor to the student group PALS (Peers Assisting Learning about Sex) and APO.
Todd Drazien, L.C.S.W.
Todd Drazien is a licensed clinical social worker who first joined us in the Spring 2016 semester as a part-time counselor. He has returned to the Wellness Center part-time over the past two academic years and 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.
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.
Megan Nesbitt, Psy.D.
Dr. Nesbitt is a therapist who has been at Dickinson since 2016. Dr. Nesbitt sees students for a number of different mental health concerns, and her areas of special expertise include integration of psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioral techniques, mind-body integration and relaxation techniques, relationship concerns, and anxiety. Dr. Nesbitt employs a relational approach, emphasizing warmth and collaboration. This is Dr. Nesbitt’s second career; her prior career was in Student Life, where she worked for Hillel and the Jewish community.
Theodore Nugin, Professional Counselor
Counselor and Trauma Prevention Education Coordinator
Theo has been a professional counselor for 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 in Trauma care, drug and alcohol counseling, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Theo loves to incorporate mindfulness and psychoeducation within his therapy methods.
Missy Taylor, Ph.D.
Dr. Taylor is a licensed psychologist who is also serving as our Coordinator of Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Services. 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.
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.
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.
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.