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Campus Health offices and services will be CLOSED Wednesday, Jan. 17 through Thursday, Jan. 18 due to the University closure as a result of freezing weather and dangerous driving conditions. All appointments are cancelled. Learn how to reschedule. 

CAPS Staff

Aaron Armelie, PhD 
Staff Psychologist
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 

BA, Psychology, Kent State University 
MA, PhD, Clinical Psychology, Kent State University

Belinda Avila, BA 
Patient Representative 
BA, Graphic Design, University of New Orleans 
Tulane University Continuing Studies

Paige T. Barbay, MSW, LCSW 
Staff Therapist
Care Coordinator and Group Program Coordinator
BS, Psychology, College of Charleston
MSW, Tulane University 

Charlesetta Beck-O'Neal  
Senior Patient Representative 
Three years course work completed towards BS in Psychology, LSU and Xavier University. Skilled in office management with over 21 years of experience in customer service and administrative operations. 

Donna S. Bender, PhD, FIPA 
Director
Clinical Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

BA, Economics, Bucknell University
MCRP, City and Regional Planning, Rutgers University
MS, MPhil, PhD, Clinical Psychology, Columbia University
Certificate in Psychoanalysis, Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research 
Fellow, International Psychoanalytical Association

Christopher Borrillo, MD
Staff Psychiatrist
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

BS, Civil Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
MS, Structural Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
MD, Tulane University School of Medicine

R. Scott Brown, MA, LPC-S  
Assistant Director of Operations 
BS, Biology, minor in Chemistry, Millersville University 
MA, Clinical-Counseling Psychology, LaSalle University

Jessica Chavez, PhD
Staff Psychologist
BA, Psychology and Certificate in Chicanx and Latinx Studies, The University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, Clinical Psychology, The New School for Social Research

Anne Ciccone, PsyD 
Assistant Director for Clinical Services 
BS, Honors Interdisciplinary Studies: Biological Sciences, University of Georgia 
MA, Community and Clinical Psychology, Norfolk State University 
PsyD, Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology

Rosette M. Elghossain, PsyD
Staff Psychologist 
BA, Psychology, American University of Beirut
MS, PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology

Jinaki Flint, PsyD
Staff Psychologist
MA, Clinical Psychology, Georgia School of Professional Psychology
PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Georgia School of Professional Psychology

Camellia Green, MS, LPC-S 
Staff Therapist 
BA, Psychology and Political Science, Agnes Scott College 
MS, Counseling, Loyola University New Orleans

Umieca N. Hankton, PhD/HSP
Staff Psychologist
BA, Psychology, Dillard University 
MA, PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi 

Jennifer Keyte, MEd
Therapist Intern 
BA, Psychology, Rutgers University
MA, Education Administration, St. Peter’s College
MSW Candidate (expected August 2018), Tulane University 

Erik Kinzie, MD 
Lead Psychiatrist
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry 
BA, Japanese Studies, Earlham College
MD, Oregon Health Sciences University
Psychiatry Residency, University of North Carolina

Leigh Miller, PsyD
Staff Psychologist, Eating Disorder Consultation Team Coordinator 
BS, Psychology, Georgia State University  
MS, PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University

Katie A.  Pfeiffenberger, MSW, LCSW
Staff Therapist
AS Elementary Education, Montana State University
BS Psychology / Religious Studies, Montana State University
MSW, Portland State University
Certified Child Mental Health Specialist (State of Washington)

Ariana Rebesco, PhD
Staff Psychologist
Outreach Coordinator

BA, Political Science, The University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Toledo

Emily Roser, MSW, LCSW
Staff Therapist
BS, Psychology, University of New Orleans
MSW, Tulane University

Michael Sawyer, PhD, MP 
Medical Psychologist 
BA, Spanish/German, Concordia College
MS, Community Counseling, Minnesota State University Moorhead
PhD, Counseling Psychology, The University of Memphis
MS, Clinical Psychopharmacology, Fairleigh Dickinson University 

Matthew Sobesky, PsyD
Staff Psychologist
BA, Sociology, University of Colorado Boulder, 
MA, PsyD, Clinical Psychology, University of Denver

Lindsey Sudduth, MA, LCSW
Managing Therapist
BA, Psychology, Mercer University
MA in Social Work Tulane University

Ramon Zelaya, MA, LPC  
Staff Therapist  
BA, Psychology, Loyola University New Orleans
MA, Counseling Psychology, Lewis and Clark College