Counseling Center Staff

Tricia Hale

Tricia Hale

Director, Licensed Professional Counselor

Ed.D. Counseling Psychology
Argosy University, 2013

M.A. Counseling Psychology
St. Leo University, 2007

B.A. Psychology
St. Leo University, 2004

tahale@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Substance Abuse, Dependence and Recovery, Women's Issues, Trauma (PTSD) For more information on Dr. Hale, please click on the vvisit website link above.


Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Assistant Director, Licensed Professional Counselor

M.A. Mental Health Counseling
Bradley University, 1999

B.S. Business Marketing
Bradley University, 1996

rebecsmith@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests: Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Relationship Issues and Dating Violence, Diversity Issues For more information on Ms. Smith, please click on the visit website link above.


Ryan Couillou

Ryan Couillou

Training Coordinator, Licensed Psychologist

Ph.D. Counseling Psychology
University of Georgia, 2012

M.A. Psychology/ Clinical Track
Western Carolina University, 2008

B.S. Psychology
University of Georgia, 2005

rjcouillou@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Stress Management, Students with Disabilities For more information on Dr. Couillou, please click on the visit website link above.


Holly Wright

Holly Wright

Staff Counselor

M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy
Valdosta State University, 2006

M.S. Sociology
Valdosta State University, 2002

B.S. Sociology
Valdosta State University, 1998

hhwright@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Eating Disorders, Stress Management, Sexual Assault and Dating Violence, Relationship Concerns For more information on Ms. Wright, please click on the visit website link above.


Heidi O'Connor

Heidi O'Connor

Staff Counselor, Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

M.S. Psychology
Valdosta State University, 2013

B.S. Psychology
University of Maryland University College, 2009

hrduthoy@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Stress Management, Anxiety, Multicultural Issues/International Students, Military/Veteran Concerns For more information on Ms. O'Connor, please click on the visit website link above.


Bradford Coleman

Bradford Coleman

Staff Counselor, Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Mercer University, 2013

B.A. English, Art Studio Minor
Valdosta State University, 2009

bmcoleman@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Multicultural Concerns, Depression, Disability Concerns, Relationship Issues For more information on Mr. Coleman, please click on the visit website link above.


Brenda Johnson

Brenda Johnson

Administrative Secretary

brenjohnson@valdosta.edu

Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00     


Nitin Patel

Consulting Psychiatrist

Office Hours
Appointment by referral from Staff Counselor Only


Caitlyn Brown

Caitlyn Brown

Clinical Counseling Practicum Trainee

M.S. Clinical/Counseling Psychology
Valdosta State University, expected graduation date December 2015

B.A. Psychology and Philosophy & Religious Studies
Valdosta State University, 2013


Helana Everhart

Helana Everhart

Social Work Practicum Trainee

M.S.W. Social Work
Valdosta State University, expected graduation date May 2017

B.A. Criminal Justice
Valdosta State University, 2014


Katie Ajluni

Katie Ajluni

Marriage and Family Therapy Practicum Trainee

M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy
Valdosta State University, expected graduation date August 2016

B.A.A. Child Development
Central Michigan University, 2014


Angela Paggett

Angela Paggett

Marriage and Family Therapy Practicum Trainee

M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy
Valdosta State University, expected graduation date August 2016

B.A. Psychology
Columbus State University, 2013


Beverley Joseph

Beverley Joseph

Graduate Assistant

M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy
Valdosta State University, expected graduation date August 2017

B.S. Secondary English Education
University of South Florida, 2012