Lauren Strunk, Ed.D, 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, 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.
Associate Director of Health Services
Beth Graham, BA, ASBD
Assistant Director of Administrative Services
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.
Associate Director of Counseling and Psychiatric Services
Carrie Bowerman, LCSW
Part-time Staff Counselor
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, PsyD
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.
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.