Assistant Director / Clinical Director
Misha Bogomaz, Psy.D., C.G.P.
Internship Training Coordinator
Misha Bogomaz is the Internship Training Coordinator, a licensed psychologist and a certified group psychotherapist (C.G.P.) with experience and interest in group psychotherapy, group dynamics, leadership, followership, group unconscious, and group decision making. His other interesta are in learning and applying the psychological theories of Carl Rogers, Melanie Klein, Heinz Kohut, and Aaron Beck. He is on a workshop committee for American Group Psychotherapy Association, APA Division 49 Early Career Task Force, and the Association for Development of The Person Centered Approach. Misha received his Doctor of Psychology degree from Illinois School of Professional Psychology, and participated in one year fellowship at Chicago Center for Psychoanalysis and one year at Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. In his free time, he
enjoys fitness, salsa dancing, reading, TV shows, listening to lectures,
playing video games, and spending time with his family.
Christy Brown, M.A.
Christy Brown is a licensed mental health counselor. She received her bachelor’s in psychology from the University of Florida, and Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Florida; she also has formal training in the fine arts. Christy is trained in EMDR therapy for the treatment of trauma, which is her specialty, and has a particular interest in exploring existential and spiritual concerns. In addition to the Counseling Center, Christy also works at the Women's Center of Jacksonville and has her own private practice. In her personal time she enjoys mountain biking, making art, and eating good vegetarian food.
Eating Disorder Treatment Team Coordinator
Marisa Byles is a licensed
psychologist and the coordinator of Outreach and of the Eating Disorder
Treatment Team. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from
Florida State University and her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology
from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her pre-doctoral
internship at Park Center, Inc. in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Some of her
clinical interests include eating disorders and body image issues, personality
disorders, interpersonal issues, women’s issues, anxiety, and depression.
She enjoys individual and group psychotherapy, and she is passionate about
reducing the stigma of mental health issues. Marisa was born and raised
in St. Augustine, Florida, and she loves spending time at the beach. She
also enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking and baking, and
spending time with her dog.
Carrie Cragun-Atchison is a licensed psychologist and a member of the Eating Disorder Treatment Team. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida and her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the University at Albany, State University of New York. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at the University of Minnesota counseling center and a postdoctoral residency at Cornell University’s counseling center. Some of her clinical interests include depression, social anxiety, self-esteem, identity development, diversity and multiculturalism, and eating disorders and body image. She enjoys helping students tap into their strengths and strives to help students feel empowered to live the life they want to live. She also loves group therapy and supervising counseling trainees. She is originally from Colombia and enjoys practicing Spanish and eating Colombian food. She also enjoys spending time with family, friends, her cat, and being in nature.
Freda Doxey is a licensed professional counselor with extensive work experience in diverse settings including community mental health, hospitals and corrections. Some of her clinical interest include counseling for athletes, couples, women’s issues, trauma, substance abuse, domestic violence, depression and spiritual matters. Freda enjoys facilitating groups and seminars, and is a certified facilitator for Dale Carnegie© Training and the NICIC Thinking for A Change: Integrated Cognitive Behavior Program. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Management from Cheyney University, her Master of Public Administration from the University of Missouri and Master of Science in Biblical Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary. Freda is a southern belle at heart and enjoys eating good southern food, cheering for her favorite college/professional teams, and spending time with family.
Kathryn Esquer, Psy.D., M.B.A.
Kathryn Esquer is a licensed psychologist. She earned a Doctor of Psychology degree and Master of Business Administration degree from Widener University, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Saint Joseph’s University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Kelly Counseling and Consulting where she worked with young adults on a variety of topics including depression, anxiety, identity development, relationship and family issues, and concerns with social media and e-communication. Prior to joining to Counseling Center team, Kathryn worked as an organizational development specialist at Nemours Children’s Health system and continues to maintain an interest in leadership and organizational development. As a recent transplant to Florida from Pennsylvania, she enjoys spending her free time at the beach with her husband and two rescue dogs.
Andrew King, Ph.D.
Andrew King is the Director of the Center and is a licensed psychologist in the State of Florida. His clinical interests include the training of new therapists, post-traumatic stress disorder, dream interpretation, men’s issues, campus safety and administrative efficiency. After completing his pre-doctoral internship at Ball State University, he was awarded his doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the University of Memphis. Andrew has served as the Director of the Counseling Center for Cabrini College for three years, for the University of Tennessee-Martin for five years and before coming to UNF, for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville for ten years. Originally from Charleston, SC, in his spare time he enjoys spending time with family, friends and colleagues.
Michael Malec is the Associate Director of the Center and is a licensed clinical social worker. His clinical interests encompass a wide variety of psychological and social concerns including anxiety, depression, life transition, adjustment, and relationships. Originally from Pennsylvania, Michael received his Master of Social Work in Clinicial Social Work from Florida State University in 1986, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Florida in 2005. Prior to beginning as a full-time counselor at the Counseling Center in 1990, Michael worked in community mental health counseling in St. Augustine, and at a hospital inpatient psychiatric unit in Jacksonville. In his free time he enjoys physical fitness activities (e.g., swimming) and is an avid fan of all the Cleveland, Ohio pro sports teams.
Social Media and Technology Coordinator
Steven Montesinos is a licensed mental health counselor and the Social Media and Technology Coordinator. His clinical interests include men’s issues, anxiety, substance and process addictions, stress management, sports psychology, and identity and career development. He uses a combined psychotherapeutic approach in his work, incorporating aspects of person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, solution focused, and interpersonal process approaches. Born in San Jose, Costa Rica, he enjoys working with clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Steven earned his B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Florida. He completed his counseling internship at Jacksonville University, and has experience in career development, drug and alcohol treatment, and private practice. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, watching sports, and enjoying time with his family.
Erin Moran, M.S.
Erin Moran is a Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern and the Group Coordinator. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the State University of New York at New Paltz, and her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Florida, where she completed her counseling internship. Her clinical interests include self-esteem, anxiety, mindfulness-based practices, assertiveness, LGBTQ concerns, and substance-abuse rehabilitation. She has a strong interest in both individual and group therapy. She utilizes a person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and interpersonal processing approach in work with clients. In her free time, she enjoys being in nature, practicing yoga, spending time with her family and friends, and spending time with her dog.
Liza Provenzano is a licensed mental health counselor, and her interests include working with trauma, substance abuse, depression, and LGBT issues. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Jacksonville University and a Master of Education in Counselor Education from the University of North Florida. Liza has work experience with case management, crisis intervention, domestic violence, and community mental health. In her free time, Liza enjoys hosting parties for friends and family, exploring new places, and trying new restaurants.
Dina Ricco, Ph.D., ATR
Dina Ricco is a licensed mental health counselor and a registered art therapist. She received her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts and Master of Arts in Counselor Education from the University of South Florida. She received a Master of Science in Art Therapy and a PhD in Art Therapy from Florida State University. Her theoretical approach is comprised of family systems, cognitive behavioral and art therapy techniques. She has worked in a variety of clinical and instructional settings which have encompassed students/clients from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Her clinical experience/interests include relationship issues, women’s issues, LGBTQ concerns, anxiety, depression, mood disorders and marital/couple therapy. In her personal life she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling and exploring aesthetically pleasing natural settings, visiting museums and art galleries and pursuing her own art and fiction writing.
Sh'Terra Barber, B.A.
Sh’Terra Barber is a Mental Health
Counseling Intern. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with
a minor in Sociology from the University of North Florida. Sh’Terra is
beginning her second year of training in the University of North Florida's
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master’s Program. She has also worked as a
Victim Advocate at the University of North Florida’s Women’s Center. Her
clinical interests include working with LGBTQ issues, women’s issues, identity
development, multiculturalism and diversity, depression, and anxiety. In her
free time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing copious
amounts of video games, Netflix, writing, and baking.
Hannah Delano is a Mental Health Counseling
Intern. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from The University of
Alabama. She is in her second year of training to receive her Master of Science
in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of North Florida. Hannah
has prior experience working with children on the autism spectrum. Some of her
clinical interests include interpersonal relationships, stress and trauma,
self-esteem, and military-related issues. Hannah takes an integrative approach
to counseling that allows the client to develop insight in a safe space. In her
spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and dog, participating in
CrossFit, and exploring new places.
Angela Galioto, B.A.
Angela Galioto is a Mental Health
Counseling Intern. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Agnes
Scott College and is beginning her second year of training in the University of
North Florida's Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master’s Program. Angela has
prior experience working with special needs children and substance abuse
programs. Her clinical interests include depression, anxiety, relationships,
and self-esteem. She enjoys both individual and group therapy, and strives to
help students feel empowered and motivated in their personal lives.
Angela utilizes a combination of person-centered, cognitive-behavioral, and
motivational interviewing techniques. In her free time, she enjoys all things
eating, crafting, and spending time with her two cats.
Higgins is a Mental Health Counseling Intern. She received her Bachelor of Art
at Flagler College in Saint Augustine, Florida. Taylor is beginning her first
year of training in the University of North Florida’s Clinical Mental Health
Counseling Master’s Program. She is fluent in American Sign Language, and has years of experiences in deaf and hearing culture. Taylor has prior experience
working with special needs children at Horse Sense and Sensitivity. Her
clinical interests include anxiety, depression, eating disorder, addiction and
relationships. Additionally, she has a strong interest in both individual and group
counseling. She utilizes a combination of cognitive-behavioral, person-centered
and solution-focused therapy when working with clients. Her long term goals are to have her own counseling practice and specialize in eating disorder recovery and marriage counseling. In her free
time, she enjoy spending time with her family, traveling, jogging and doing
Christy Sellers, B.A., M.A.
Sellers is a Mental Health Counseling Intern. She received her Bachelor of Arts
in English/Creative Writing and Women’s Studies from Florida State University,
and her Master of Arts in Humanities from New York University. She is in her
second year of training in the University of North Florida's Clinical Mental
Health Counseling Master’s Program. Some of her clinical interests include
anxiety, depression, LGBTQ concerns, women’s issues, relationship and family
dynamics, and identity development. She is especially interested in the unique
challenges facing the millennial generation. In her spare time, Christy enjoys
the three R’s: reading, writing, and “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”
Jerry Hogan, D.N.S.c., CRNA, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Anjali Pathak, M.D., Psychiatrist
Jane Sander, D.N.P., ARNP, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Leslie Rosenberg, MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Holly Pudwill, M.S., R.D., LD/N, CEDRD Registered Dietitian
Jackie Cook, Administrative Secretary
Diane Engelhardt, Executive Secretary
Daniel Nutt, Office Manager
Melanie Stewart, Office Assistant
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