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Gretchen Reinders
Director
Qualifications: Licensed Psychologist - Wisconsin (#3146-57)
Education:
Ph.D. (2006) in Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri; M.Ed. (2002) in Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri; B.A. (1999), University of Wisconsin-Madison
Specialties/Interests: Gender-related concerns, Disordered Eating, Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence, Sexual Orientation
Personal Interests:
playing with my children, watching football, walking and hiking, snow skiing
E-mail: greinders@uwlax.edu


Kristen Marin
Psychologist/Training Coordinator
Qualifications: Licensed Psychologist - Wisconsin
Education:
Ph.D. (2011) in Clinical Psychology, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; M.A. (2008) in Clinical Psychology, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; B.A. (2006), Catholic University of America
Specialties/Interests: Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, major/career decisions, relationships, stress
Personal Interests:
reading (fiction and nonfiction), watching football and baseball, walking and biking, cooking and baking, and quality time with friends and family
E-mail: kmarin@uwlax.edu


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Francie Biesanz
Senior Counselor/Outreach Coordinator
Qualifications: National Counselor Certification (NCE) , Licensed Professional Counselor-Wisconsin (LPC)
Education: M.S. in Counselor Education from Winona State University. B.S. in Sociology: Criminal Justice from Winona State University
Professional Specialties/Interests: Depression, anxiety, sexual assault & abuse, relationship issues, relationship violence, ADD/ADHD, group therapy, outreach, wellness, veterans, grief & loss, cultural stress, and diversity
Personal Interests: Golf, swimming, knitting, quilting, antiquing, gardening, and spending time with friends and family including my sweet golden retriever Henry!
Email: fbiesanz@uwlax.edu


Megan Cobb
Psychology Resident
Education:
Ph.D. (2013) in Counseling Psychology, Auburn University (Auburn, AL); B.S. (2006) in Psychology and Sociology, University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)
Qualifications:
Pre-doctoral internship at the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN). Practicum placements at Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA) and Auburn University (Auburn, AL)
Specialties/Interests: Relationship and family of origin issues, anxiety disorders, trauma work, career development, emerging adulthood, identity development, mindfulness
Email: mcobb@uwlax.edu


Alicia A. Reif
Psychology Resident
Education:  Psy.D. (2013) in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg; M.A. (2009) in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Schaumburg; B.A. (2007) in Psychology from the College of St. Benedict|St. John’s University
Specialties/Interests: Anxiety, relationship issues, community and campus outreach, cultural and diversity issues, identity development, social media, stress management
E-mail: areif@uwlax.edu


Crystal Champion
Counselor
Education:
Ph.D. (2007) in Counseling Psychology from the University of Notre Dame; M.A. (2004) in Counseling Psychology from the University of Notre Dame; B.A. (2000) in Psychology from Illinois State University
Professional Specialties/Interests: Cultural and diversity issues, intersecting identities, mood and emotion management, interpersonal and relationship communication, accepting and managing stressful life circumstances, mindful living, mind/body connection
Personal Interests: Trying out new recipes, knitting, travel near and far, reading with my kids, sci-fi and fantasy TV and movies (especially anything with superheroes) 
Email: cchampion@uwlax.edu

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Liz Stine
Associate Counselor
Education: M.S. in Community Counseling from Winona State University (2010), B.S. in Psychology and Women's Studies from University of Wisconsin La Crosse (2004)
Professional Specialties/Interests: Relationship concerns, communication skills, anxiety and depression, adjusting to college, identity development, academic concerns, travel abroad experiences and re-adjusting after living abroad
Email: estine@uwlax.edu 


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Donna M. Jolley
Contract Counselor
Qualifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Education: M.S. in Community Counseling with an emphasis in Elementary Education Counseling from Winona State University. B.S. in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Criminal Justice and Paralegal tracts from UW-Platteville
Professional Specialties/Interests: Depression, anxiety, relationships, family systems, wellness, and sexuality concerns
Personal Interests: camping, golf, traveling, NFL season, Dancing with the Stars, reading "Who Done It", and backyard entertaining
Email: djolley@uwlax.edu 


Randy Kahn
Contract Counselor
Qualifications: National Certified Counselor. Licensed Professional Counselor with Substance Abuse Specialty Authorization
Education: M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology from Heritage University, Washington State, B.A. in Psychology and Social Work from Heritage University, Washington State
Professional Specialties/Interests: Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, stress management, sexual or domestic abuse, sexuality or gender concerns, Veterans and PTSD, spirituality issues
Personal Interests: hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, spirituality and Buddhist studies, woodworking, and sheep ranching
Email: rkahn@uwlax.edu 


Chelle Belland
Contract Counselor
Education: M.S. in Community Counseling from Winona State University (2006): B.S. in Psychology and Sociology from University of St. Thomas (1992)
Professional Specialties/Interests: Depression and anxiety, relationships, couple's, bipolar disorder and PTSD
Personal Interests: running, hiking, being outdoors, sports, reading, spending time with my husband and three daughters
Email: mbelland@uwlax.edu 


Ale Quartiroli
Contract Counselor/Faculty in Psychology Department
Qualifications: National Certified Counselor; AASP Certified Consultant; Member of the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry
Education: Ph.D. (2011) Sport and Exercise Psychology (West Virginia University); MA (2009) in Community Counseling (WVU); MS (2006) Athletic Coaching Ed. (WVU); Exec.Master (2006) Sport Mediation (UCSC)
Professional Specialties/Interests: Health & wellness, mind/body, international students, cultural experience and study abroad related issues and concerns, counseling student-athletes, athletic (and other) performance and related issues, anxiety and depression, mindful living, relationships
Personal Interests: physical activity and sports, smiles, friends and family, cooking, traveling, anything that will (or can) enhance my quality of life
Email: aquartiroli@uwlax.edu 

Ryan McKelley
Contract Psychologist/Faculty in Psychology Department
Qualifications:  Licensed Psychologist (WI #2924-57); APA-accredited psychology internship at the University of Iowa's University Counseling Service and UIHC Center for Pain Medicine (2007-2008). Therapy practicum placements at the UT-Austin Career Exploration Center (2004-2005), UT Counseling & Mental Health Center (2005-2006), and Capital Area Mental Health Center (2006-2007)
Education: Ph.D. (2008) in Counseling Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin; M.A. (2006) in Educational Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin
Specialties/Interests: Men's issues in therapy; gender and sexuality; mind/body interventions; group therapy; trauma/abuse; anxiety disorders; intersecting identities; non-traditional students; international students
Email: rmckelley@uwlax.edu


Alicia Skiles
Practicum Intern
Education: M.S. intern through Winona State University; B.S. in Psychology with Women's, Gender and Sexuality studies minor from University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (2007)
Professional Specialties/Interests: anxiety and panic, stress management, spirituality, career/employment counseling, outreach and psychoeducation
Email: askiles@uwlax.edu 

Charlene Holler
Academic Skills Specialist, Computer Based Testing Administrator, Academic Success Institute Instructor
Education: M.Ed. (1976) in Reading Education from Bowling Green State University
Specialties/Interests:
Study Skills Techniques, Vocabulary Development, Reading Speed Methods, Learning Theory, and Memory Strategies
Email: choller@uwlax.edu


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C. Criss Gilbert
Testing Coordinator, Office Manager
Education: B.A., Augustana College (Rock Island), 1979, geology
M.S., University of Iowa, 1989, geology
Qualifications: Board of Governors, National College Testing Association, 2005 - 2011, 2013 - 2017; Conference Chair, NCTA 2012 Minneapolis.
Interests: Data Forensics, Biometric identification, test security, big data, geologic ephemeria
Phone: 608.785.8074
Fax: 608.785.8965
Email: cgilbert@uwlax.edu



 
Jonathan Skubis
Test Center Administrator
Phone: 608.785.8968
Fax: 608.785.8965
Email: jskubis@uwlax.edu

Jenny King
Front Office Coordinator, University Services Associate 2
Education: M.A. Viterbo University in Servant Leadership, B.LS., Viterbo University in Liberal Studies
Phone: 608.785.8073
Fax: 608.785.8965
Email: jking2@uwlax.edu