Meet Our Staff

Our role is to support students and to provide short-term individual and group counseling. The Counseling Center is staffed by licensed professionals.

Mason Blake | Graduate Practicum Trainee

Mason Black, an intern/practicum student at the Center, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Roehampton, his masters from the University of Denver, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in counseling psychology and applied human development at Boston University.

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Jenna Gately | Triage and Counseling Center Office Manager

Jenna Gately, Office Manager/Triage Coordinator, received her undergraduate degree from Keene State College, where she earned a Bachelor in Psychology with an Associate in Chemical Dependency.

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Kenzie Koch | Graduate Practicum Trainee

Kenzie Koch is a current third year student working toward her Clinical PsyD. at William James College. She received her undergraduate degree from University at Buffalo where she also spent time working with the athletic department as a student-athlete and a Volunteer Assistant Coach.

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Patrick Hagan | Assistant Director, Staff Clinician

Patrick Hagan, assistant director and outreach coordinator, received his undergraduate degree from Providence College and his Master of Social Work from the Smith College School for Social Work.

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Phyllis Fonseca | Staff Clinician

Ms. Fonseca earned an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and an MSW from the Smith College School for Social Work. A licensed independent clinical social worker, she has worked as a faculty member, administrator, and as a clinician at several private and public colleges. Her therapeutic style is relational and focuses on supporting client’s existing strengths to bolster emotional growth and behavioral change.

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Colleen Williams | Staff Clinician

Colleen is a full time clinician and acts as the group treatment coordinator at the ECCC. She is an Emmanuel College alumna and earned her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from William James College.

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Brenda Hawks | Director

Dr. Hawks, the director of the Center, received her undergraduate degree from University of Virginia and her doctorate from Virginia Commonwealth University. A licensed psychologist, she has worked as a faculty member and as a clinician at several colleges and has published and presented on college mental health, diversity, and career development.

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Janice Delgado | Staff Clinician

Janice Delgado, Staff Clinician and Coordinator of Training, received her graduate degree (Psy. D.) from Ponce Health Sciences University. She completed a clinical internship at Rutgers University Health Care. Prior to joining Emmanuel, Janice was a Staff Counselor at the University of Central Florida where she also completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship.

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