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Counseling & Health Services
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Counseling: (727) 864-8248
Health: (727) 864-8326
Counseling Services Hours
M - F 8:30am - 5:00pm
Health Services Hours
M, T, Th, F 8:30am - 5:00pm
W 9:00am - 6:00pm
Counseling & Disability Support Services Staff
Scott Strader, PhD, Director. Scott obtained his PhD in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He has been licensed as a psychologist in Florida since 1995. His predoctoral internship was completed at the Ball State University Counseling and Psychological Services Center. He received his BA degree in psychology from Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana and his master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University. He has worked extensively in community mental health settings with clients of all ages. His clinical interests include solutions-focused psychotherapy, working with gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender/questioning individuals, multicultural psychology, and outcome measurements in psychotherapy. Scott is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association of University and College Counseling Center Directors (AUCCCD)
Jenna Elwart, PsyD, Staff Psychologist. Jenna received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She received her Master's and Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degrees in Clinical Psychology from the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University,Tampa. During her graduate coursework, she specialized in child and adolescent psychology, with an emphasis in family therapy and diversity issues. Her predoctoral internship was completed at the Center for Group Counseling in Boca Raton, Florida. Jenna has experience in providing individual, couple, family, and group treatment, and has worked with diverse populations. Her areas of clinical interest include, but are not limited to, identity development, relationship issues, interpersonal patterns, eating disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, trauma resolution, learning disorders, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, questioning (GLBTQ) issues. Jenna is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA). She is licensed as a psychologist in Florida.
Sarah Siegrist, MS, Staff Psychotherapist. Sarah received both her BS and MS degrees in Rehabilitation Counseling from Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings, as well as community mental health centers. Sarah is licensed in Florida as a Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and is a Certified Addictions Professional (CAP). Her areas of interest include grief and loss issues, family dynamics, and issues related to developing and maintaining a sober lifestyle.
Whitney Crowson, M.A., Psychology Extern. Whitney received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, in 2005. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Louisiana Tech, in 2008. Whitney recently obtained her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and is currently working toward her Doctor of Psychology degree at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Tampa. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings focusing on children and families, as well as conducting psychiatric assessment for all ages. While in graduate school, Whitney worked with the Hillsborough County School System and has traveled abroad to work with Africa New Life Ministries focusing on the children in Rwanda, Africa. Her areas of clinical interest include child/adolescent psychopathology, family systems, identity development, and interpersonal patterns.
Tarik Djamil, M.A., Psychology Extern. Tarik received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Interdisciplinary Studies from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida, in 2008. He has completed his Master's degree, and is currently working to complete his Doctor of Psychology degree at the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Tampa. His graduate coursework is focused on child and adolescent psychology, and he has worked at Northside Mental Health Center and in the Hillsborough County School System. His areas of interest include identity development, multicultural counseling, and positive psychology.
Ariana Wittgenstein, M.A., Psychology Extern. Ariana received her Bachelor's degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of South Florida. She received her Master's degree and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Tampa. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings focusing on a variety of disorders. Her areas of clinical interest include identity development, anxiety and mood disorders, stress management, and relationship issues. Ariana is a student affiliate of the American Psychological Association and the Florida Psychological Association.
Kelly Douglass. B.A., Academic Coach. Kelly received her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Pace University in Pleasantville, NY. She has worked in the educational setting for the past 18 years mainly in the area of special education. Kelly specializes in the areas of Time Management, Organization, and Study Skills. She enjoys helping students sort through the chaos of college requirements to reach their full potential as students and lifelong learners. In addition to her educational background, Kelly has raised two sons. Her eldest, Matt, graduated from Eckerd College in 2010, and Brian from Yale University in 2011.
Diane Listort, Office Manager. Diane has been a member of the Eckerd College community since 1998, serving in the Office of the President and as Executive Assistant to the Vice President of Student Life and Dean of Students. She enjoys working with Eckerd students and helping Counseling and Disability Support Services meet students' needs.