Ayanna Towers, PsyD

Staff Psychologist Education/Degrees: PsyD, Rutgers University-Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology (GSAPP) Bio: Dr. Towers’ professional interests include working with ethnically diverse groups, implementing mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral therapy to reduce depression/anxiety symptoms, and promoting both resiliency and positive self-care in clients’ daily lives. Dr. Towers is dedicated to treating each of her clients with care…


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

Title: Community-Based Counselor Education/Degrees: MA, The College of New Jersey, LPC, NCC 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…

Kate Woodside

Program Coordinator  Education/ Degree: BA, Boston College. MBA, University of Massachusetts Amherst. 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…