Shannon Ufkes, MA, LLP, CAADC
Information: Shannon earned her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University in 1996 and her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology from WMU in 1993. She is certified in the state of Michigan as an Advanced Drug and Alcohol Counselor. She has been trained by The Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy in Philadelphia. She has also been trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and in many applications of DBT by Behavioral Tech. Shannon has enjoyed working as a therapist for 21 years and has a broad range of experience. She does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach and utilizes a multitude of theories and experiences to meet the unique needs and preferences of each individual. She is committed to the people she serves and sees therapy as an important relationship where growth can occur. In her free time she enjoys time with family and close friends, cooking, and learning new things.
Carlos Larios B.A.
Carlos is a graduate student at Spring Arbor University. He is working on completing his Master’s practicum here at Albion’s Counseling Center. He completed his Bachelor degree in Psychology from Hunter College in New York. Carlos has experience working with cultural minority groups. His clinical interests include: ADHD, Depression, Autism Spectrum, and anxiety issues. In his free time, Carlos enjoys exercise, spending time with family, and exploring Michigan on foot.
Emily Hurst, M.A.
Information: Emily is a graduate trainee working toward completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. She received her Master's of Science degree in Clinical Psychology/Community Mental Health from Western Illinois University, and her Bachelor's of Science degree from the University of Michigan. She has held positions in residential treatment facilities providing counseling services, and provided services at outpatient clinics as well. Her clinical interests include: family of origin dynamics, interpersonal relationship styles, and adjustment disorders. She enjoys watching sports, swimming, and spends quite a bit of time cooking and baking. She is looking forward to getting to know the Albion community this year.
Kelly Frazer, M.A.
Information: Kelly is a graduate trainee in the process of completing her Psy.D. in Clinical
Psychology from the Michigan School of Psychology. She received her Master in Counseling
Psychology with a concentration in Marriage, Couple, and Family therapy from Saint Martin’s
University in Lacey, Washington and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of
Washington. Kelly has experience working in a variety of clinical settings, including community
mental health and clinical testing. Her clinical interests include, but are not limited, to the
following: transitions and adjustments, identity concerns, sexuality, anxiety, depression,
interpersonal relationships, and trauma recovery. Kelly identifies as a feminist who is an ally
and advocates for individuals who identify with racial/ethnic, gender, sexual orientation,
religious/spiritual, differently-abled, or other cultural minority groups. Kelly is also an Army
veteran who enjoys reading, knitting, and traveling to other cultures.