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Meet Our Staff
John DiMino, Ph.D., Director
John is a licensed clinical psychologist. Prior to joining Temple in 1996, he served for 10 years in community mental health in New York City. At the Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services, John supervised staff and interns who conducted individual, family, and group therapy. He served for six years as adjunct assistant professor of psychology at Long Island University where he taught Introduction to Clinical Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Personality Theories, Introduction to Psychology, and History and Systems. John is Director of the Mimesis Institute, an association for the study of mythology and group processes with centers in Switzerland, Philadelphia, and New York. He received his Ph.D. from Long Island University in 1989, and his BA. from Fordham University in 1980. He is a member of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in psychology, the American Psychological Association and the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors. LINK HERE TO READ A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTOR.
Peter A. DeMaria, Jr., M.D.
Dr. DeMaria is a Psychiatrist and the Coordinator of Psychiatric Services at Tuttleman Counseling Services. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Temple University School of Medicine. Prior to coming to Temple, he was the Medical Director of the Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Program of Thomas Jefferson University and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Jefferson Medical College. He also served as Psychiatric Consultant at Jefferson’s Family Center Program, a program for addicted pregnant and parenting women. Dr. DeMaria graduated from Jefferson Medical College and completed his residency in psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Board certified in psychiatry with added qualifications in addiction psychiatry, Dr. DeMaria is a fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and certified in addiction medicine by ASAM. In October 2001, he received the Nyswander-Dole Award from the American Methadone Treatment Association for his outstanding service in the methadone treatment field. In May 2003, he was awarded the Nancy C. A. Roeske, M.D. Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Education by the American Psychiatric Association for his outstanding and sustained contributions to medical education.
Clyde Beverly, III, Ph.D.
Clyde is a therapist on the Psychological Services unit at TCS. Clyde earned his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Lehigh University. Clyde completed his pre-doctoral internship as well as post-doctoral fellowship at Girard Medical Center in Philadelphia, where he specialized in serving individuals who were primarily dually diagnosed with mental health and substance abuse issues. Clyde has worked with a broad range of clients, including college students, adolescents, children and families. Clyde’s research interests include: racial identity development, multicultural counseling competence, supervision, and factors that impact student success. Clyde incorporates an integrative, multiculturally competent approach when working with his clients, and looks to work collaboratively in achieving client goals. Clyde approaches his work with clients utilizing a cognitive-behavioral orientation, and also relies on solution-focused and interpersonal interventions.
Marcy Chessler, Ph.D.
Marcy is a licensed psychologist and serves as the Training Coordinator in the Psychological Services unit of Tuttleman Counseling Services. She received her master’s degree and doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. For the past 25 years, Marcy has worked in a variety of mental health settings in the Philadelphia area. Prior to coming to Tuttleman, she was a faculty member in the Counseling Psychology Program at Temple University. In that role, she taught courses in Counseling Theories, Counseling in Urban Schools and Agencies, Career Counseling and Development and Masters Internship Seminars. In addition, she was the assistant director of the Bradley Counseling Psychology Clinic at Temple where she supervised the clinical training of doctoral students. In her role as Training Coordinator at Tuttleman Counseling Services, Marcy supervises doctoral practicum externs and predoctoral interns. Marcy has received specialized training in grief and loss counseling and career counseling. Her clinical interests include grief and loss, relationship issues, gender identity, cultural identity, chronic illness and disability, and career development.
Melanie Cosby, Ph.D.
Melanie received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from West Virginia University and is licensed as a psychologist in Pennsylvania. In her role at TCS as Coordinator of Satellite Campuses, she provides services to students at Tyler, Ambler, Health Sciences, and Main Campus. She enjoys both individual and group counseling/therapy and her clinical and research interests include depression, anxiety, self-esteem, and racial identity development. She is especially committed to providing culturally competent services for all students; particularly those who represent traditionally oppressed and/or marginalized populations. Melanie approaches her work with students utilizing an interpersonal, psychodynamic and family-systems orientation and also relies on cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused interventions.
Ai Ikunaga, Psy.D.
Ai is a licensed psychologist in PA. She received her B.A. from Trinity College in CT, her M.A. in Music Therapy from Drexel University, and her Psy.D from Widener University. She completed her post-doctoral training at the Renfrew Center of Philadelphia where she worked with women who struggle with eating disorders and other co-morbid mental health issues. Her interest and expertise include mental health of underserved populations, diversity/cross-cultural psychology, and treatment of eating disorders. She has experience working in an outpatient as well as residential settings and has worked with people from diverse backgrounds who struggle with various mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, and psychotic disorders. Prior to her becoming a psychologist, she worked as a music therapist for over a decade, and this experience has made her focus on clients’ creativity and strengths. Her approach to therapy is psychodynamic with a relational focus, and she also utilizes skill-based approaches depending on clients’ needs. She is originally from Japan and can conduct therapy in Japanese and English. She is committed to providing multiculturally competent services and creating a safe environment in which clients can explore their issues and work on developing self-understanding.
Paige Marmer, Psy.D.
Paige received her B.A. at the University of Vermont, and her M.S. and Psy.D at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in counseling and clinical health psychology. Prior to her position as a staff psychologist, Paige completed a pre-doctoral internship and a post-doctoral fellowship at TCS. Paige has experience working in both outpatient and inpatient settings, and has worked with adults, adolescents, couples, and families within both individual and group therapies. Her background has primarily been within the cognitive-behavioral orientation, though she also integrates relational, psychodynamic, and interpersonal approaches into her work. She blends a direct and solution-focused approach while providing a safe and comfortable space for students to explore their own feelings, experiences, and behaviors. Paige offers a nonjudgmental place where students can feel understood and consider areas of change. Paige’s clinical interests include eating disorders, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, difficulty within interpersonal relationships, self-esteem concerns, substance abuse problems, and identity issues.
Heather N. Robinson, LCSW
Heather is a licensed clinical social worker, and serves as the Counselor/Referral Coordinator at Tuttleman Counseling Services. Her role involves both conducting individual and group therapy, as well as connecting students to off campus mental health resources. In addition to her experience in our counseling center, Heather has worked in community mental health, in patient dual-diagnosis treatment, with a domestic violence population, and at a psychoanalytic training clinic. She currently has a small private practice in center city treating young adults. Heather approaches her therapeutic work from a psychodynamic, relational perspective. She enjoys working with a wide range of disorders, but has a particular interest in treating mood disorders, trauma, interpersonal struggles, grief and loss, and low or vulnerable self-image.
Natalie Sheridan, Psy.D.
Natalie Sheridan received her B.A. at Bryn Mawr College, her M.A. at West Chester University in clinical psychology, and her Psy.D. at Immaculata University. Prior to her position as a staff psychologist, Natalie completed a pre-doctoral internship and a post-doctoral fellowship at TCS. Natalie has experience working in both outpatient and residential settings, and has worked with adults, families, children, adolescents and groups. Her approach to case conceptualization and treatment can be described as a relational psychodynamic approach, with roots in cognitive and behavior principles. Her approach emphasizes supporting, holding, and helping clients, with the underlying belief that people heal in relationship. In her work, she strives to usher insight and foster an emotionally beneficial experience that enables clients to feel understood, dislodge themselves from maladaptive patterns, and adopt alternate perspectives. Natalie’s clinical interests include mood disorders, grief and loss, general relationship issues, identify issues, and struggles with interpersonal connectedness.
Conflict Education Resource Team (CERT)
Denise Walton, Ph.D., N.C.C.
Denise is a Senior Counselor in the Psychological Services unit of Tuttleman Counseling Services and a graduate of Temple University's Counseling Psychology Program. She brings a commitment to Temple students along with over fifteen years experience providing mental health counseling services in her local community. Denise has special training in therapy for trauma survivors and is the coordinator of the Temple's Trauma Response Team. As coordinator of the Conflict Education and Resource Team (CERT), Denise supervises student peers who provide mediation, conflict coaching and conflict skills workshops to the Temple community.
Campus Alcohol and Substance Awareness (CASA)
Amanda Williams Jamison, Psy.D.
Amanda is a therapist at Tuttleman Counseling Services (TCS), as well as the Educational Coordinator of the Campus Alcohol and Substance Awareness (CASA) unit. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Delaware. She then completed her M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Amanda completed her pre-doctoral internship at TCS, stayed on as a post-doctoral fellow, and was ultimately hired for her current position. Amanda has worked in a variety of other clinical settings, including a smaller university counseling center, a substance abuse rehabilitation facility, and both private and state psychiatric hospitals. Amanda has also volunteered with agencies providing support to survivors of sexual assault. Amanda’s clinical interests include substance abuse and addiction, trauma, loss, general relationship issues, and cultural/gender/sexual identity. Amanda adopts a relational approach to psychotherapy.
Sexual Assault Counseling and Education (SACE)
Michael Hanowitz, MS, MSW, LCSW
Michael is a licensed clinical social worker and the Coordinator of the Sexual Assault Counseling & Education Program (SACE). He has worked in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings, including Bellevue/ NYU Medical Center, the Philadelphia Veteran's Medical Center and the Department of the Navy. Michael has specialized training in treatment for sexual abuse, domestic violence and trauma related problems. He received his M.S.W. from New York University in 1987, his M.S. from Long Island University in 1978, and his B.S. from Lehman College (CUNY) in 1974.
Aisha Renée Moore, MSW, LSW
Aisha is a licensed social worker providing counseling services to students. She is also the Assistant Coordinator of the Sexual Assault Counseling and Education (SACE) Unit at Tuttleman Counseling Services. In this role, she provides specific case management and counseling services to survivors of sexual assault and to those experiencing domestic/dating violence, sexual harassment, and stalking. She earned a BS from Carnegie Mellon University and Master of Social Work degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Aisha has worked in a number of clinical settings including private agencies, community mental health, and college counseling centers. She has provided individual, family, and group therapy, as well as case management to children/youth, adolescents, adults, and families. Aisha’s clinical interests include grief and loss, relationship issues, sexual health, trauma, and the impact of violence.
Quetta N. Nicholson, Administrative Assistant
Quetta started at Tuttleman Counseling Services (TCS) as a temporary employee intermittently for two years before joining TCS full time in 1997. Her infectious smile and meticulous demeanor makes her a valued addition to our staff.
Patrice Howerton, Administrative Assistant
Adam Edmunds, Psy.D.
Gloria Jones, Psy.D.
Jessica McDonald, Psy.D.
Valerie Saxton, Psy.D.
Lenka Glassman, M.A. - Argosy University - Atlanta, GA
Chris Grundy, M.S. - Chestnut Hill College
Karen Grundy, M.A., M.S.Ed. - Bryn Mawr College
Rutvi Kapadia, M.A. - Chestnut Hill College
Part-Time Clinical Trainees
Carmen Moedano, B.A. - University of Pennsylvania
Alishia Wrubleski, M.A. - LaSalle University
Anthony Vajda, B.A. - LaSalle University
Dena DiNardo, M.A. - Chestnut Hill College