Megan is a licensed psychologist and licensed mental health counselor with over 20 years of experience in the mental health field. She received her doctorate in psychology at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (now William James College), and holds her master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston College, and a bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College. In addition to her twelve years of clinical and administrative work at a community mental health agency (Riverside Community Care), she has held psychology internship positions in the counseling centers at Salem State College, Simmons College, and Boston University , as well as after-hours crisis management at Harvard University Mental Health Services. Areas of clinical interest include relationship issues, resilience, mindfulness, crisis management, transition to adulthood, and trauma. Outside of work, Megan enjoys hiking with her funny looking Labradoodle, listening to podcasts, and spending time with friends.
Marlene is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her Respecialization in Clinical Psychology from William James College. She earned her doctorate and master’s degrees in developmental psychology from Harvard Graduate School of Education and her bachelor’s degree from Harvard University Extension School. She has experience working with individuals across the lifespan, with a special interest in adolescent and emerging adult concerns.Areas of clinical interest include resilience, positive psychology, diversity, developmental transitions, trauma, anxiety and panic disorders, depression, and academic motivation. She has taught courses in developmental psychology and research methods and design. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, running and hiking with her dog, and playing Sudoku.
Michael holds a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Education Studies from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME. Michael has provided mental health counseling to a wide range of populations and has found he is most inspired by working with college and university students struggling with mood and anxiety disorders, gender and sexual identity development, substance use, relationship difficulties, and life transitions. He is particularly influenced by Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and expressive approaches, but is a firm believer that each individual is the expert of their own life and enjoys tailoring therapy accordingly. Outside of being a therapist, Michael enjoys the performing arts, hunting down dogs to play with, snowboarding, and exploring the coast of New England.
ShaQuan Read received of Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University and her Bachelor of Science from the Wentworth Institute of Technology. She is passionate about working with college students and has had the opportunity to support students in many different capacities at institutions throughout Massachusetts. She specializes in identity development, supporting survivors of trauma, and helping students manage relationships and the transitions of the college experience ShaQuan teaches courses in human development, abnormal psychology, critical thinking, and career and life planning. In her "spare" time, she enjoys reading, watching Netflix, knitting and spending time with her family.
Lauren received both her master’s degree (M.A.) in Counseling Psychology and doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from William James College. Lauren has provided mental health counseling to a number of populations and has found her work with survivors of sexual assault, members of the LGBTQIA+ community, and college students to be especially meaningful. Her areas of clinical interest include identity development in emerging adults, relationship issues, anxiety and mood disorders, and trauma. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys watching Netflix documentaries while eating snacks and snuggling with her dachshund, Simon. She begrudgingly enjoys kickboxing.
Mary Hynes is the Administrative Assistant for the Center for Counseling and Personal Growth. In this position, Mary provides administrative assistance for the CPG Director and numerous counselors. She serves as the primary contact for external offices, students and assists on special projects. Mary joined Clark in 2016. Prior to her position at the CPG, she served as an Insurance Specialist at Riverside Community Care. In Mary’s free time, she enjoys her family, dogs, Netflix and spending time at her cottage in Maine.
Kaitlyn is currently in her fourth year at William James College where she is pursuing her PsyD in Clinical Psychology. She graduated from Boston University with a B.A. in Psychology and concentration in Biology. Kaitlyn's clinical interests include eating disorders, psychopharmacology, and the effect of media influence on body image and self-confidence in emerging adults. Her professional experience includes individual and group counseling with teens and adults in various treatment settings in the Boston and Worcester areas. She is a member of the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) as well as a student member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IADEP). In her free time, Kaitlyn enjoys watching the Boston Bruins, spending time with her french bulldog and catching up on intellectually stimulating (reality) television.
Michelle Michaels is pursuing her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at William James College. She received her BA in Philosophy and Political Science from Boston University. Michelle worked as an English language teacher in Mexico, and directed a learning center in Virginia. As a psychological counselor, she has worked with people of all ages and varied experiences in both Spanish and English in the Worcester area. She has worked with survivors of trauma and with young people negotiating the transitions that accompany emerging adulthood. Her clinical and research interests include trauma, diversity, sexuality, linguistics, and the management anxiety and depression. Michelle enjoys dancing, hiking with her dog Winston, and creating works of art (primarily through drawing).
Virginia is currently in her fourth year at Antioch University New England, where she is pursuing her PsyD in clinical psychology. She graduated from Keene State College with a B.A. in Psychology. Virginia’s clinical interests include overcoming trauma, interpersonal problems, sexual assault and domestic violence, adjusting to change, and the intersection between mental health and medical problems. She draws from person centered and goal oriented therapy approaches, and has experience working with individuals facing substance abuse and addiction and relationship violence. Beyond school and work, Virginia likes relaxing with her dog Maz, re-reading all Harry Potter books, being outdoors, and spending time with family.
Kate is a clinical intern from William James College where she is pursuing her PsyD in Clinical Psychology. She graduated from Bay Path College with a B.A. in Psychology and a concentration in Criminal Justice. Kate’s clinical interests include working with individuals through traumatic experiences, cross-cultural issues, managing depression and anxiety, and how transitions in life impact significant relationships. She has experience in individual and group therapy with children and adults who have experienced trauma and have had difficulty managing symptoms of stress. She enjoys integrating several techniques, including psychodynamic, family systems, and positive psychology, into her work to overcome the presenting problem, and values the relationship between the therapist and patient that is built on trust and authenticity. In her free time, Kate is a “foodie” who loves to travel, watch football, and explore the beautiful nature of New England.