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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
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Health Services Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
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 been director of the Eckerd College Counseling Center since 2005 and previously worked 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)
Suzanne Stambaugh, PhD. Suzanne earned her PhD in Counseling Psychology at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, and is a Florida licensed psychologist. She completed her predoctoral internship at the University of Illinois at Chicago Counseling Center and her postdoctoral fellowship in the Multidisciplinary Eating Recovery Intensive Treatment (MERIT) Program at Insight Behavioral Health Centers in Chicago, Illinois. Suzanne is a native of St. Petersburg, and she obtained her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida in Gainesville. Her interests include interpersonal process psychotherapy, family and relationship concerns, women’s issues, substance abuse concerns, multicultural issues, eating disorders, body image concerns, group therapy, and training and supervision. She is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals, the American College Personnel Association, and the American Psychological Association.
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.
Keriman Bayram, M.A., Psychology Extern. Keriman received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven, Connecticut, in 2005. She obtained her Master’s degree and is currently pursuing her Doctor of Psychology degree at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Tampa. She has worked in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings with a focus on children and families. Additionally, she has conducted psychological evaluation with persons of all ages. Her areas of interest include child/adolescent psychology, trauma resolution, adult attachment, and grief and loss.
Tracy Beegen, M.A., Psychology Extern. Tracy received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Business and Management from Columbia College in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, in 2006. She completed her Master's degree at Wayland Baptist University in Aiea, Hawaii, and is currently working to complete her Doctor of Psychology degree at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Tampa. She has worked with children and families in the Hawaii Juvenile Drug Court, focusing on family systems, substance abuse and dependence issues. Tracy also has experience assessing children and adults for learning disabilities. Her areas of clinical interest include child/adolescent psychology, diversity issues, trauma, military families, psychology of women, and social justice issues.
Shenette Scille, M.A., Psychology Extern. Shenette received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Central Florida in 2010. 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 with the Hillsborough County School System conducted psychological evaluations for specific learning disabilities and emotional concerns, and in a private practice providing counseling to a wide range of individuals. Her areas of interest include mindfulness based interventions, anxiety, mood disorders, stress management, trauma, and working with international students.
Joseph Walden, M.A., Psychology Extern. Joseph received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a minor in Biology from the Florida State University in 2011. he received his Master's degree and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Psychology degrees at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Tampa. He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings at Manatee Glens community mental heath hospital, primarily with substance dependent individuals also experiencing other mental health concerns. His areas of clinical interest include substance abuse treatment, stress management, trauma intervention and anxiety reduction.
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.
Alicia Woods, Office Manager. Alicia has over 12 years of experience in medical billing and insurance claims. Prior to coming to Eckerd in October, 2004, she managed a private practice physician's office in St. Petersburg.