Kate Hibbard-Gibbons, M.A.
Information: Kate is working on her second year as a graduate trainee at Albion and is currently in her 4th year of her doctoral degree in counseling psychology at Western Michigan University. She received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Washington State University and her master’s degree in clinical psychology from University of Dayton. Kate has had three years of experience working in a college counseling setting. Her clinical interests include depression, anxiety, issues around eating and body image, family and other relationship concerns, transition and adjustment, and applied sports psychology, specifically focusing on collegiate student athletes. Kate is an advocate and ally for individuals who identify with racial/ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, religious/spiritual, and abled-body, or other cultural minority groups. Her other interests include competitive running, reading, nutrition, and fitness, and cooking.
Casiana Warfield, B.A.
Information: Casiana is a graduate trainee in the process of completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Michigan University. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychological Science and Interpersonal Relations from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana in 2015. Casiana has previous experience working with a variety of psychological presentations in a community mental health setting in Ypsilanti, Michigan. In addition, she was an undergraduate intern in a domestic violence shelter in Indiana. Her clinical interests include: trauma, the impact of culture on relationships, other relationship distress, sexual and gender identity concerns, anxiety, depression, and vocational issues. Casiana identifies as a feminist and is thus invested in equal access to and quality of mental health services for all persons including the entire spectrum of racial/ethnic, gender, sexual, and religious/spiritual identity. In her free time, Casiana enjoys live music, travel, playing piano and singing, Netflix, and cuddling with her two dogs and kitten.
Franklin A. Kelemen, Ph.D
Director of Counseling Services
Information: Franklin Kelemen completed his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA in 1985. He completed a Masters in Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania (1978) following a B.A. in Psychology from Beloit College (1974). He was a Teaching Fellow while a doctoral candidate at Temple University and he completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at the Detroit Psychiatric Institute/Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Kelemen has spent his professional career working with individuals and families in a wide variety of clinical settings. He has a particular interest in trauma and has completed research on the diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorders, the effects of trauma on children, and on the intergenerational effects of the Holocaust on children of Holocaust survivors. He has volunteered for the Red Cross and Michigan Psychological Association as a crisis response counselor, as an interviewer for the Shoah Foundation, and as a mediator for the Washtenaw County Dispute Resolution Center. In September, 2001, he was asked to help in the response to the World Trade Center attack.
Dr. Kelemen and the members of the Counseling Department look forward to working with Albion students. We recognize that college offers young adults an exciting adventure and an opportunity for growth and development. At the same time, college years are often a period of increased stress and pressure. Each student approaches the college experience with his or her own unique constellation of life experiences, concerns, and needs. We hope that the Counseling Center will be helpful in meeting the needs of each Albion students for support in maximizing their potential to reach their educational and personal goals.
Theresa Nutten, M.A.
Information: Theresa is a graduate trainee working to complete her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. She received her Master’s of Arts degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family therapy from Western Michigan University and has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of Michigan, Dearborn. Theresa has experience working in a variety of clinical settings. Her clinical interests include, but are not limited to the following: identity concerns, anxiety, depression, relational struggles, transition and adjustment issues, and trauma recovery. Theresa is an advocate and ally for individuals who identify with racial/ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, religious/spiritual, and abled-body, or other cultural minority groups. In her leisure, Theresa enjoys playing piano, archery, and making homemade greeting cards.
Michelle Croce, Psy.D.
Associate Director/Training Director
Information: Michelle Croce received her PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Union Institute and University in 2013. She has worked extensively with survivors of sexual assault and childhood trauma, families with school aged children, and college students, and has experience with a variety of mental and physical health problems including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, AD/HD and learning disabilities, and family and relationship issues. Her treatment approach incorporates research and client preferences, blending cognitive behavioral therapy principles, systemic strategies, and mindfulness practices. Michelle believes that people often have tools which, when identified, accessed and nurtured, can aide in problem resolution and improve overall life satisfaction.
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