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Counseling Services

As part of the CARES Act, the Counseling Center now offers tele-counseling by Zoom.

If you would like to speak with a counselor, we are offering a Virtual Walk-in Clinic. 

Mon, Tues, Wed, Friday 12pm -5pm
Thursday 12pm-3pm & 5pm-8pm 

If you are interested in trying Counseling visit our Walk-in Clinic!

Peer Mental Health Advocates

The Peer Mental Health Students

Walk-In Counselors

Ester Lenderman

Esther Lenderman, LMSW

Esther is equipped to support the diverse challenges her clients encounter, including anxiety, life transitions, self-esteem, and relationship issues.

Marybeth Melendez

Marybeth Melendez, CMHC 

Marybeth is a bilingual Psychotherapist who specializes in assisting individuals, couples, adolescents and families struggling with Bereavement, Grief, Loss, Trauma and Crisis.

Community Mental Health Providers

Andreau Charles

Andreau Charles, LMSW

Areale Counseling & Wellness,LLC

Andreau offers a safe, non-judgmental space for individuals to explore personal issues and formulate new options and solutions to improve their quality of life.

He utilizes culturally appropriate, evidence-based modalities, such as CBT, DBT, mindfulness, LGBTQI affirmative, and depth psychological techniques to address your individualized needs.

Denise Molina

Denise Molina, LCSW-R

Denise is a NY state licensed clinical social worker, who uses an integrated approach consisting of CBT, insight-oriented, psychodynamic and interpersonal psychotherapy.

Her areas of interest include stress management, self-esteem, assertiveness, and relationship skills building. She believes strongly in the importance of a strong therapeutic alliance with her clients that is built on trust, empathy, and promotes growth.

Sybil Nurse-Reeves

Sybil Nurse-Reeves, LCSW Counseling Services, PLLC

Sybil is a clinical social worker, who provides a warm and non-judgmental environment where her clients can safely explore the issues that matter most.

She works with you if you are experiencing sadness; sudden changes in your personal relationships; excessive anxiety or fear; an unexplained and sudden shift in mood or behavior; or feeling physical complaints without evident medical reasons. She helps those seeking to examine their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors to better optimize their lives. 

Rhonda Factor

Rhonda Factor, Ph.D.

Rhonda is a Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years of experience in University Mental Health. Rhonda specializes in working with ethnically and racially diverse LGBTQIA+ students and with students new to psychotherapy. They help students bring their attention to their emotional experience, enhance their ability to put this experience into words, and, with compassion and curiosity, observe recurring patterns that can then be explored and understood.