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Meet Our Staff
Each clinician is trained to assess and treat a wide variety of concerns, although some staff have particular areas of expertise. Clinicians also are available to consult on a variety of issues affecting student growth and development. If you are a new client and would like to meet with a specific clinician, you may request her or him. However, the first available appointment may be with a different provider. In that case, you would have a longer wait time for your first appointment.
Administrative Assistant II
Voice mail is activated during the lunch hour and messages are promptly returned afterward. If urgent matters arise during that time or if you are calling to make an administrative referral, you may press 0 for assistance from a counselor.
Emilia K. Petrillo, LCSW-C
Executive Director of Student Counseling Center, Educational Support and Disability Services, and Wellness Hub
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
BSW, Skidmore College (N.Y.)
MSW, Columbia University (N.Y.)
Addictions Specialist: Adelphi University (N.Y.) and South Oaks Institute (N.Y.)
Professional interests: Counseling administration and promotion of mental health, multicultural counseling, men's issues, LGBTQIA+ sexual and gender identity concerns, social justice and empowerment, women of color experiences and Latina(o) Americans experiences, family of origin concerns.
Theoretical orientation: Psychodynamic, multicultural, CBT, interpersonal process, mindfulness, and acceptance.
Additional language: Spanish.
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Jenna Silverman, PhD
Assistant Director, Licensed Psychologist/Counselor
BA, Grinnell College
PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Professional interests: Interpersonal relationship concerns, body image and eating disorders, emotional regulation, multicultural and diversity awareness, cognitive therapy, group psychotherapy.
Patrick Holden, LCSW-C
Clinical Case Manager (Counselor)
BA, Salisbury University
MSW, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Professional interests: Solution-focused therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Mindfulness, Bibliotherapy.
Marquette Turner, PhD
Staff Psychologist/Training Director, Licensed Psychologist
BA, University of Virginia
PhD, Temple University
Professional Interests: Anxiety, Depression, life transitions, stress management, interpersonal relationship concerns
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive and Behavioral Approaches, Integrative approaches.
Myra Waters, PhD
Staff Psychologist/Outreach Director
BA, University of Maryland, College Park
MS, University of Maryland, College Park
PhD, University of Maryland, College Park
Professional Interests: Adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, multicultural issues in counseling, promoting mental health, building healthy relationships, grief & loss, group counseling
Theoretical Orientation: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Psychodynamic, multicultural considerations in counseling.
Patricia Attman, MD
BA, Goucher College, Baltimore
MD, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Professional interests: Psychopharmacology, neurobehavioral science, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, women’s issues, integrative health care.