Ayanna Towers, Psy.D.

Title: Psychologist Pronouns: she/her Education/Degrees: PsyD, Rutgers University-Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) Bio:Dr. Ayanna Towers is a NJ licensed psychologist and alumna of Rutgers University-Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP). She has over 15 years of experience working with children, teens and adults in a variety of settings including hospitals,…


Nancy Trippe, LSW, MSW

Clinical Social Worker

Education/Degrees: MSW, Rutgers University; BSW, Brescia University

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Bio: Nancy Trippe is a licensed social worker in New Jersey. Nancy’s special interests are anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, and case management. Nancy enjoys assisting college students meet the challenges they face in today’s world.

E. (Ellen) Shane Uber, MSW, LCSW

Supervisor of Clinical Social Work

Education/Degrees: MSW, Rutgers University; LCSW

Bio: Shane’s special interests include resiliency, family coaching with college students, immigration and acculturation issues, lifecycle transitions, ethnicity and family therapy, accessing and linking people with community resources, case management, crisis intervention and case stabilization, and use of genograms as assessment and intervention tool.

Dana Simons, MA, LPC, NCC

Degree: MA, LPC, NCC Pronouns: she/her/hers Title: Community Based Counselor Bio: Dana Simons is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of New Jersey and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. Dana is a skilled and experienced professional who has an extensive history working with adolescents and adults in various settings, including but not limited to…

Kate Woodside

Program Coordinator  Education/ Degree: MBA, University of Massachusetts Amherst, BA, Boston College. Pronouns: she/her/hers Bio: Kate Woodside coordinates the New Brunswick Mental Health First Aid program, which trains faculty, staff and students how to respond to someone having a mental health or substance abuse challenge or emergency. She also helps coordinate the Wellness Coaching initiative and trains the…