Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Full Staff Listings

Wanda Collins, Ph.D. – Psychologist
Director
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: wanda.collins@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive, 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Wanda is the Director of CAPS and joined the staff in 2014.  Her professional interests include leadership, consultation, training, supervision, mentoring, group therapy, brief psychotherapy, and outreach. Her theoretical orientation incorporates developmental, psychodynamic, multicultural, existential, and positive psychology perspectives. 

Wanda earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, VA, and completed her internship at the University Counseling Services at VCU.  Prior to Duke, she was the Director of the Counseling Center at American University in Washington, DC.  She had also held administrative positions there in clinical services and outreach, and was actively involved in training and supervision.   

Wanda has served on the faculty of the Supervision Training Program at the Washington School of Psychiatry in Washington, DC, the Board of Directors of the International Association of Counseling Services (IACS), and the Elements of Excellence Committee of the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD).  She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and APA’s Division 39 (Psychoanalysis).  

Anita-Yvonne Bryant, Ph.D. - Psychologist
Associate Director for Training Programs/Multicultural Services Liaison
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Anita-Yvonne is the Assistant Director for Training Programs and Multicultural Services Liaison, and is a Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Her counseling style reflects an African-centered philosophy which integrates transpersonal, humanistic and cognitive approaches in therapy.

Her professional interests include: multicultural counseling and training which encompasses culture, gender, sexual orientation and other aspects of diversity; the psychology of African American women; program development and evaluation; and community level consultation and outreach. Clinical interests include understanding the impact of environmental oppression and spirituality in the healing process. Current research interests focus on academic performance and collegiate experiences.

Anita-Yvonne completed her Ph.D. in Clinical/Community Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She completed her internship training at Counseling and Consultation Service at The Ohio State University. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association of Black Psychologists and the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies.

Robin A. Buhrke, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Associate Director for Research; Liaison for LGBT Services
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: robin.buhrke@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive, 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Robin is the Associate Director for Research at CAPS. Her interests include psychology and public policy, diversity and multicultural issues, and sexual orientation issues. She serves on the Duke University Task Force on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Issues.

Robin is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and member of Divisions 17, 19, 45, 44 and 45; is Past Chair of APA’s Committee on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Concerns; is past President and Fellow of APA’s Division 44: The Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian and Gay Issues; and is past-chair of APA’s Committee on Women in Psychology.

Robin completed her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale with an internship at the University of Maine at Orono Counseling Center. She has worked on Capitol Hill as the American Psychological Association William A. Bailey Congressional Fellow.

Brendon Comer, LCSW
Clinician
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email:  brendon.comer@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27707

Brendon Comer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Master's Degree in social work from the University of Michigan. He is also a graduate of Duke University’s Integrative Health Coaching Program at Duke Integrative Medicine. His experience includes extensive work with emerging adults on issues related to depression, anxiety, communication, motivation, relationships, self-esteem, career and life transition, and alcohol and substance abuse.  

Brendon has received specialized training in Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT).  These approaches emphasize beginning the therapeutic and behavior change processes where individuals currently are and building upon existing strengths that will provide a path to where they would like to go.

Mazella B. Fuller, Ph.D., M.S.W., LCSW
Staff Social Worker
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email:mhall2@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Mazella is a clinical social worker and Women’s Services Liaison. She is coordinator of the social work internship and serves on the EBIC (Eating and Body Image Concerns) treatment team. She joined CAPS in September 1995. She received her Doctorate in Human Development from Walden University-Institute for Advanced Studies, and her Master of Social Work from Smith College. Mazella served her internship in the
Mental Health Division at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

Mazella’s professional interests include: brief individual and couples therapy, ethnic and cross-cultural issues, women’s issues, group therapy, supervision and training outreach programs. An additional counseling interest involves her focus on self-esteem issues within a developmental framework. Mazella is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Association of Black Social Workers. She is a Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University.

Lisa Gilmore, LCSW
Referral Coordinator
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: liadainn.gilmore@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Liadainn (Lia) Gilmore, LCSW is the Referral Services Coordinator at CAPS.  She came to CAPS from the Emergency Department at Duke Hospital where she was a clinical social worker and performed urgent psychiatric assessments for children and adults. She earned her MSW in 1992 and since that time has worked in many clinical settings with a significant emphasis on outpatient treatment and community mental health.

In her practice, Lia is particularly interested in psychotherapies that combine mind and body treatment and has studied energy psychology, mindfulness and Reiki.  She is a member of NASW. At CAPS, Lia enjoys helping students find the right connection with a community therapist or psychiatrist and is active in the groups programming and the EBIC team, among other duties.

Gary Glass, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Outreach and Developmental Programming
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: gary.glass@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Gary received his PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Memphis in 1997 and has spent his entire career since then on college campuses, either teaching counseling or serving students from counseling centers and the broader community of Student Affairs.  As an outreach director, his work focuses on translating the student development and psychotherapy benefits of individual counseling into community level interventions that emphasize creating empathic and supportive campus environments. 

Gary has a wide range of professional interests, including racial and gender identity development and cross-cultural interactions.   Counseling interests include working with students struggling with disordered eating, relationship issues, and the various nuances of fear that emerge during life that can hinder fulfillment and satisfaction.  He also explores strategies to integrate  creative/expressive arts, students' personal philosophies and/or spiritual faith into the practice of counseling, mentoring, and outreach to the campus community.    

Rebecca Hurst,PhD
Staff Psychologist
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email:rebecca.hurst@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Rebecca joined CAPS in August of 2012. She earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Oklahoma and completed an internship and post-doctoral residency at University Counseling Services at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her clinical interests include LGBTQ issues, gender identity and its expression, cultural diversity, group therapy, and working with student-athletes.  Rebecca also enjoys training, clinical supervision, and research.  Her current research examines intersections among cultural, interpersonal, and psychological experiences.  Rebecca is a member of the American Psychological Association.

Doris Iarovici, M.D.
Staff Psychiatrist
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Doris completed medical school at Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, CT. She did her residency training at Duke Medical Center. She has worked with students at CAPS since 1996. Professional interests include psychodynamic and relational psychotherapy, cross-cultural issues, and the interface between psychopharmacology and therapy. She is a Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the North Carolina Psychiatric Association. She holds a North Carolina medical license and is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Jeff Kulley, Ph.D.
Psychologist, Associate Director for Clinical Services
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: jeff.kulley@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Jeff joined the CAPS staff in May of 2001 as a staff psychologist and Coordinator of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services. In the summer of 2007, Jeff was promoted to Coordinator of Clinical Services in the summer of 2007. Prior to joining our staff, Jeff worked for seven years as a Staff Psychologist at the Counseling and Mental Health Center of The University of Texas. There he served as Coordinator of Testing Services and Supervisor of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment. He also coordinated the Individual Therapy Practicum Training Program, taught the Supervision of Supervision Seminar, and provided individual and group supervision to practicum students, interns, and post-doctoral staff during his tenure at The University of Texas.

Jeff earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin and completed his internship at the Olin E. Teague Veterans Center in Temple, Texas. He also worked for over ten years in the community of Austin as a group facilitator and trainer for a domestic violence prevention program.

His special interests include alcohol and substance abuse prevention and treatment, individual and group psychotherapy, training and supervision, and clinical systems administration

Yan Li, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: yan.li3@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Yan completed her Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado. She completed her pre-doctoral internship training at the Student Counseling Services at the Miami University, Ohio.

Yan’s professional interests include: multicultural counseling which encompasses culture, gender, sexual orientation and other aspects of diversity; the psychology of international, immigrant, Asian/Asian American student population; multilingual counseling (English and Chinese), LGBTQ issues, psychology of women, and clinical supervision.

Yan’s research interests can be reflected upon her master’s thesis research on international students’ adjustment issues, her doctoral dissertation research on differences in the subjective well-being of Chinese lesbians during their sexual identity development, and mindfulness based treatment.
Yan’s counseling style reflects an integrating Eastern philosophy with Western psychology, combining Zen Psychology, mindfulness based treatment, interpersonal, feminist approach, and understanding the impact of environmental oppression and spirituality in the healing process.

Yan is a distinguished International Doctoral Fellow from the American Association of University Women (AAUW). She is member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA).

Holly Rogers, M.D.
Staff Psychiatrist
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: holly.rogers@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Holly has been a staff psychiatrist at CAPS since 1996. She received her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, Texas. She completed her residency in psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center and completed a Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the Federal Corrections Institute in Butner, NC. Currently she is appointed as a Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center. Her professional interests include the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders in the context of young adult development. She has a special interest in using mindfulness and meditation to facilitate health and personal growth in young adults.
She is a member of the North Carolina Psychiatric Association and is a Distinguished Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association.

Paula Scatoloni, MSW, LCSW
Staff Social Worker
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: paula.scatoloni@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Paula received her Masters Degree in social work from University of Hawaii, Manoa in 1999. She joined the Duke University Counseling and Psychological Services team in September 2006. Prior to her arrival at Duke, she has provided clinical services to Asian-Pacific Islanders and supervised Master’s level social work interns at the University of Hawaii, Manoa. While in Hawaii, Paula co-developed the first of its kind, intensive outpatient treatment program for disordered eating with Dr. Anita Johnston and has focused her efforts on the prevention and treatment of disordered eating for the past 15 years.

Her current interests include body-oriented therapy, mindfulness, and the use of creative arts in treatment.  She enjoys providing outreach to Duke students through her mind-body workshops. Paula is currently completing a certification in Somatic Experiencing Trauma Therapy and is a certified Shake Your Soul instructor.

Joseph Talley, Ph.D., ABPP
Psychologist, Associate Director
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Joe is a counseling psychologist, Associate Director of CAPS and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Duke University Medical Center. Joe’s special interests include the use of imagery, hypnosis, Jungian Psychology, technique in brief and very brief psychotherapy and the interface of spirituality and psychology. He has been the primary author/editor of seven books, most of which are in the field of university student counseling services and psychotherapy.

He is certified as a practitioner/supervisor/consultant in clinical hypnosis by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.  Joe is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, a site-visitor for the American Psychological Association for internship accreditation, has served as the Chair of the Awards Committee of Division 17 and Chair of The Leona Tyler Award Committee.  He has most recently served on the APA External Interface Board.

Joe completed his doctorate and did his internship at the University of Virginia. He is Board Certified in Counseling Psychology, (ABPP) and in Clinical Psychology (ABPP). He is a Fellow and President Emeritus of the American Academy of Counseling Psychology, and has frequently served as an ABPP examiner and work sample reviewer.  He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology and is Chair and Chief Executive Officer Emeritus of the Council of Presidents of Psychology Specialty Academies of the American Board of Professional Psychology.

Libby Webb, M.S.W., L.C.S.W, BCD
Staff Social Worker
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: libby.webb@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27707

Libby received her Masters Degree in social work from Indiana University in 1980. She serves as Associate Director for Clinical Services. Prior to coming to Duke, Libby was employed as a Clinical Social Worker at Indiana University Counseling and Psychological Services. While at Indiana University, Libby was instrumental in the development of a university and community-wide task force which addressed the service needs of persons with AIDS.

Libby is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the Academy for Certified Social Workers, the North Carolina Clinical Social Work Society, the American Group Psychotherapy Association, and the Association for the Coordination of Counseling Center Clinical Services (ACCCCS).  She is licensed as a certified clinical social worker and board certified as a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work. Her psychotherapy interests include the practice of group psychotherapy, gender-related issues, and the development of culturally competent psychotherapy standards.

Gwen Lloyd
Administrative Coordinator
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email: gerl@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Gwen completed her undergraduate degree in social work at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.  She completed her internship training in social work with K-12 children.

Gwen's title at CAPS is Administrative Assistant; however, she functions as an office manager in the daily operations of the office. She works closely with the executive director in oversight of the budget and administrative functions, supervises support staff, handles financial and payroll aspects of the office, and works on special projects as assigned.

Kate Davies Adams
Administrative Assistant
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Email:kate.daviesadams@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive, 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Kate oversees front desk operations, maintains the Titanium scheduling system, and collects data for agency research. She attended Meredith College in Raleigh, NC and holds a bachelors degrees in Pre-Art Theory. Kate came to CAPS in January of 2006.

Mary Louise Cicinnati
Staff Assistant
Office Phone + 919 660 1020
Email: marylouise.cicinnati@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive, 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

In addition to front desk duties, Mary Louise assists with outreach and development, handles room reservations and catering for upcoming events, orders supplies, assisting with maintenance of CAPS website, and handles maintenance and equipment needs for the CAPS staff and their offices. Mary is also involved in many special projects, including orientations, info fairs, Shrink Is In sessions, colloquiums, and staff meetings.

Mary Louise moved to the area from the small town of St. James - Long Island, New York in June, 2006.  She began her career at CAPS in March 2007. She has experience in the fields of law, finance and administrative work. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, reading, writing and spending quality time with friends and family.

Timothy Fields
Staff Assistant
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Timothy works as a Staff Assistant in the department. One of the primary roles he takes on is providing clerical and administrative support for the CAPS Training Program, which includes an APA approved Psychology Internship, Social Work Internship and Psychiatry Residency Elective. He oversees and conducts data collection and management for the training programs.
 
Timothy began his career at CAPS in the summer of 2014. Prior to CAPS Timothy was working at Duke Medicine. Timothy was born and raised here in North Carolina. In his spare time you can find Timothy out and about downtown, taking pictures, drinking coffee at Guglhupf, on the American Tobacco Trail, at the dog park, or spending quality time with his family.​​

Christine Mello
Staff Assistant
Office Phone + 919 660 1020
Email:christine.mello@duke.edu
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive, 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Ayesha Chaudhary, M.D.
Staff Psychiatrist
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive, 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Ayesha's has broad-based clinical experience, with special interest in chronic psychiatric illness and cross-cultural issues. She is a Clinical Associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke, a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, and a member of the American Psychiatric Association.

Ayesha received her medical training at The Aga Khan University Medical College in Pakistan and specialized in general adult psychiatry during her residency at Duke University Medical Center. She completed a clinical psychopharmacology preceptorship through Duke-Glaxo Wellcome and served as Executive Chief Resident during her time at Duke Medical Center.

Catherine Goyeneche, M.A.
Psychology Intern
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Brandon Knettel, M.A.
Psychology Intern
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Caroline Stayer
Social Work Intern
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Heather Stephenson, M.A.
Psychology Intern
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708

Marcella Wagner
Social Work Intern
Office Phone + 919 660 1000
Fax + 919 660 1024
402 Chapel Drive 214 Page Building, Durham, NC 27708