Counseling & Wellness Center Staff

Anne E. Fisher, Ph.D.
Program Director

(941) 487-4254

Licensed Psychologist
Adjunct Faculty Member-University of South Florida; New College of Florida

Education: Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), University of Iowa
M.A. (Psychology), University of Iowa
B.A. (Psychology), State University of New York at Buffalo

Theoretical orientation: eclectic with emphasis on psychodynamic and developmental paradigms

Professional interests: psychopathology, forensic psychology, women's issues

Meighen Hopton, M.S.
Disability Coordinator
(941) 487-4254

Education: M.S. (School Psychology), California University, California, PA
B.A. (Psychology), California University, California, PA

Professional Interests: Neurology, behavior-modification, psychosocial development, moral progression, and personality psychology.

Duane Khan, M.S.
Psychological Fellow/Visiting Counseling Specialist

Education: Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology; expected 2015) University at Albany, Albany,NY
M.S. (Mental Health Counseling) Nova Southeastern University, Davie, FL
B.A. (Psychology & Religious Studies) Florida International University, Miami, FL

Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic-Relational and Multicultural, with use of mindfulness,cognitive-behavioral, and emotion-focused interventions.

Professional interests: Diversity—minority stress & intersecting identities; Identity development; Trauma & recovery; Substance use; Anxiety & mood disorders; Career.

Mandy Parente, M.Ed., CHES
Health Educator

Certified Health Education Specialist
Education: M.Ed. (Community Health Education), University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
B.A. (Criminal Justice), University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

Professional Interests: Correlations between abstinence only sexual health education in secondary schools and collegiate sexual health behaviors; sexual violence prevention and education; holistic wellness.

Laila Salem, Psy.D.
Psychological Fellow/Visiting Counseling Specialist

Education: Psy.D. (Clinical Psychology), American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington D.C.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology), American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington D.C.
B.A. (Psychology, Minor: Religion), Wake Forest University, North Carolina

Theoretical orientation: Integrative, including a relational base and techniques from a variety of orientations when clinically indicated, including interpersonal, emotion-focused, experiential and mindfulness-based, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and DBT techniques.

Professional interests: emotion-regulation issues, relationship concerns, positive psychology, issues of diversity, depression, anxiety, and adjustment difficulties

Rebecca Schwartz, Psy.D.
Psychological Fellow/Visiting Counseling Specialist

Education: Psy.D. (Clinical Psychology), University of Denver, Denver, CO
M.A. (Clinical Psychology), University of Denver, Denver, CO
B.A. (Psychology), Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

Theoretical orientation: integrative with emphasis on psychodynamic psychotherapy

Professional interests: life transitions, identity development, relationship problems, mood disorders, eating disorders and health psychology

Victim Advocate
Concetta Hollinger-Holmes, LCSW, NCA
(941) 504-8599

Healthcare Provider

Campus Care, William Crouch, M.D.

Office Staff

Marguerite Perretta, B.A.
Administrative Assistant

(941) 487-4254

Anne Cicchetto, CMA(AAMA), BMO
Medical Technologist

(941) 487-4254

Counseling & Wellness Center
5805 Bay Shore Road
New College of Florida
CWC 120
Sarasota, FL 34243

Phone: (941) 487-4254
Fax: (941) 487-4256