Our Team

Tricia A. Hale

Tricia A. Hale

Director, Licensed Professional Counselor

Ed.D. Counseling Psychology
Argosy University, 2013

M.A. Counseling Psychology
St. Leo University, 2007

B.A. Psychology
St. Leo University, 2004

tahale@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Substance Abuse, Dependence and Recovery, Women's Issus, Trauma (PTSD) For more information on Dr. Hale, please click on the visit website link above.


Rebecca K. Smith

Rebecca K. Smith

Assistant Director, Licensed Professional Counselor

M.A. Mental Health Counseling
Bradley University, 1999

B.S. Business Marketing
Bradley University, 1996

rebecsmith@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests: Anxiety and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Relationship Issues and Dating Violence, Diversity Issues For more information on Ms. Smith, please click on the visit website link above.


Gwendolyn R. Williams

Gwendolyn R. Williams

Staff Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor

M.A. Professional Counseling
South University, 2010

B.S. Education
Armstrong Atlantic State University, 2005

B.A. Mass Communication
Savannah State College, 1992

gwenwilliams@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests: Non-traditional and First-Generation College Students, Multicultural Counseling, Relationship Concerns For more information on Ms. Williams, please click on the visit website link above.


Ryan J. Couillou

Ryan J. Couillou

Training Coordinator, Licensed Psychologist

Ph.D. Counseling Psychology
University of Georgia, 2012

M.A. Psychology/ Clinical Track
Western Carolina University, 2008

B.S. Psychology
University of Georgia, 2005

rjcouillou@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Stress Management, Students with Disabilities For more information on Dr. Couillou, please click on the visit website link above.


Holly Wright

Staff Counselor

M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy
Valdosta State University, 2006

M.S. Sociology
Valdosta State University, 2002

B.S. Sociology
Valdosta State University, 1998

hhwright@valdosta.edu

Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Eating Disorders, Stress Management, Sexual Assault and Dating Violence, Relationship Concerns


Heidi Duthoy

Staff Counselor

M.S. Psychology
Valdosta State University, 2013

B.S. Psychology
University of Maryland University College, 2009

hrduthoy@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00 Professional Interests:  Stress Management, Anxiety, Multicultural Issues/International Students, Military/Veteran Concerns For more information on Ms. Duthoy, please click on the visit website link above.


Brenda Johnson

Brenda Johnson

Administrative Secretary

brenjohnson@valdosta.edu
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Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00     


Beverly Phelps

Administrative Secretary

bdphelps@valdosta.edu

Office Hours
M-Th 8:00-5:30 Fri 8:00-3:00


Nitin Patel

Consulting Psychiatrist

Office Hours
Appointment by referral from Staff Counselor Only


Sharron Bankhead

Clinical Counseling Practicum Trainee

M.S. Clinical/Counseling Psychology
Valdosta State University, expected graduation date December 2014

B.S. Psychology
Georgia Southern University, 2012


John Brazill

Clinical Counseling Practicum Trainee

M.S. Clinical/Counseling Psychology
Valdosta State University, expected graduation date December 2014

B.A. Psychology
Saint Leo University, 2012


Nicole Alers

Marriage and Family Therapy Practicum Trainnee

M.S. Marriage and Family Therapy
Valdosta State University, expected graduation date May 2015

B.A. Studio Art & Psychology
Florida State University, 2013