Meet Our Staff

Counseling and Psychiatric Service

Phil Meilman

Ph.D., Director
  • A.B., Harvard University, 1973
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977
  • Internship: Univ. of Minnesota Medical School, 1976-1977

Professional interests: Chronic pain, treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse, the relationship between mental health issues and academic performance, medical leaves of absence.

Susan Gordon

Ph.D., Associate Director, and Director of the Psychology Training Program
  • B.A., State University of New York at Albany,1973
  • M.A., University of Chicago, English Literature, 1976
  • Ph.D., DePaul University, 1986
  • Internship: Duke University, 1984

Professional interests: Clinical training (externs, pre and post docs), clinical generalist.

Patrick Lillis

M.Ed., Intake Coordinator, Associate Director for Clinical Administration

Alexander Abramowicz

Psychology Extern
  • B.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2015


Professional interests: Psychodynamic psychotherapy, group therapy, relationship concerns, and existential theory.

Sarah Bellovin goldman

Ph.D., staff psychologist & incoming assistant director for psychology training (2018-2019)
  • B.A., Wesleyan University, 2005
  • M.A., Wesleyan University, 2006
  • Ph.D., Columbia University, 2014
  • Internship: Princeton House Behavioral Health, 2013-2014

Professional interests: Supervision, training, and mentorship; cognitive-behavioral therapy; dialectical behavior therapy; mindfulness; borderline personality disorder; anxiety disorders; and eating disorders.

Lauren DePompeo

PSY.D., Psychology Staff at the Law Center
  • B.A., University of Virginia, 2009
  • M.A., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, DC, 2013
  • Psy.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, DC, 2016
  • Internship: Frostburg State University Counseling and Psychological Services, 2015-2016

Professional interests: Depression, anxiety, relationship issues, stress management, identity development, humanistic therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and canine-assisted psychotherapy.

Lara Edelstein

L.G.S.W., Staff Social Worker and eating disorder specialist
  • B.A., The George Washington University, 2013
  • M.S.W., University of Maryland School of Social Work, 2017
  • Internships: KIPP WILL DC Academy, 2015-2016; The Renfrew Center, 2016-2017


Professional interests: Eating disorders, body image issues, anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, cognitive-behavioral therapy, mindfulness, group and family therapies, and patient advocacy.

Caitlin Elsenbeck

M.D., Psychiatry Resident
  • B.S., Duke University, 2009
  • M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, 2014
  • Psychiatry Residency: Georgetown University Hospital, 2014 - present


Professional interests: Psychosomatic medicine, neuropsychiatry, addiction psychiatry, mood disorders, and medical education.

Mariana Figueira

Psy.D., Staff Psychologist at the School of Continuing Studies, Downtown Campus
  • B.A., Ohio State University, 2002
  • M.L.H.R., Ohio State University, 2005
  • Psy.D., George Washington University, 2011
  • Internship: Tuttleman Counseling Services, Temple University, Phila, PA, 2010-2011

Professional interests: Psychodynamic therapy, Attachment, depression, social anxiety, grief & loss, career-related concerns, relationship issues, multicultural and LGBTQ concerns.
Other Language(s): Portuguese

Brad Foltz

Ph.D., Head of Sport Psychology
  • B.A., Kent State University, 2006
  • M.S., Indiana University, 2009
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, 2014
  • Internship: University of Oklahoma Health Consortium, 2013-2014


Professional interests: Sport and Performance Psychology, Clinical training and supervision, Psychological assessment, Technological approaches and tools for therapeutic use, Identity development, Multicultural experiences and concerns, LGBTQ experiences and concerns, Mood and Anxiety disorders, College adjustment, Mindfulness, Cognitive-behavioral therapy, Interpersonal therapy, Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy (TLDP).

Erin Gelzer

Psy.D., Psychology Associate
  • MBA, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2007
  • Psy.D., George Washington University, 2017
  • Internship: The Catholic University of America, 2016-2017

Professional interests: Depression, anxiety, relationship issues, stress management, identity development, multicultural concerns, and mindfulness.

Bryce Gold

M.PSY., Psychology Extern
  • B.S., New York University, 2011
  • M.Psy., George Washington University, 2017


Professional interests: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Neuropsychology, Autism Spectrum, International and Ex-Patriate Communities, Attachment, Depression, Anxiety, Relationship Issues, Personality Disorders, and Trauma.

Justin Hopkins

  • B.A., Hampton University, 2010
  • M.A., Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA, 2013
  • Psy.D., Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA 2015
  • Internship: The Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2014-2015


Professional interests: Psychodynamic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, multicultural concerns, race and gender intersectionality, gender diverse health concerns, personality development, trauma and PTSD.

Sonja Lillrank

M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Director for Psychiatry
  • M.D., Univ. of Tampere, Finland, 1992
  • Ph.D., Univ. of Tampere, 1994
  • Internship: Johns Hopkins University, 1997
  • Psychiatry Residency: George Wash. University, 1998-02
  • Neurosci. Fellowship: NIMH/Clinical Brain Disorders Branch, '93-'97

Professional interests: Psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, women's mental health, cultural aspects of mental health
Other Language(s): Finnish, Swedish

Tiffany Lin

M.PSY., Psychology Extern
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2015
  • M.Psy., George Washington University, 2017


Professional interests: Psychodynamic psychotherapy, mood and anxiety concerns, relationship concerns, and attachment.

Jennifer Lloyd

  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis, 2011
  • M.Psy., George Washington University, 2014
  • Psy.D., George Washington University, 2016
  • Internship: North Carolina State University Counseling Center, 2015-2016

Professional interests: Psychodynamic therapy, trauma, sexual assault, identity development, gender identity (support for trans and gender non-conforming folks), mood disorders, personality disorders, conflict management, student athlete issues.

Laura Lokker

J.D., Psy.D., Assistant Director at the Law Center
  • B.A., Cornell University, 1983
  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 1986
  • Psy.D., Rutgers University, 2010
  • Internship: Albert Einstein Medical College/Bronx Psych. Center, 2009-10
  • Fellowship: Princeton University, Counseling & Psychiatric Services, 2010-11

Professional interests: Identity development, personality issues, attachment, depression, anxiety, trauma & loss, concerns of law students and lawyers.

Avi Margolies

Psy.D., Psychology Associate
  • B.A, Johns Hopkins University, 2005
  • M.Psy., George Washington University, 2014
  • Psy.D., George Washington University, 2017
  • Internship: University of Pennsylvania Health System, Pennsylvania Hospital, 2016-2017


Professional interests: Psychodynamic therapy, relational therapy, attachment, group therapy, personality disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, trauma, multicultural and LGBTQ issues, and identity development.

Lindsay Metcalfe PERRIN

Ph.D., Assistant Director For Clinical Services and Outreach Operations
  • B.A., Brown University, 2007
  • M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2009
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2012
  • Internship: Duke University Counseling and Psychological Service, 2011-2012

Professional interests: Identity development, mood and anxiety disorders, group therapy, LGBTQ issues, relationship concerns, and adjustment to college.

Ana María MuÑiz-Leen

  • B.A., Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences, English Honors program; Biology minor/pre-med, cum laude, 1996
  • M.D., University of Miami School of Medicine, 2000
  • Psychiatry Residency: University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2004-2006
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship: University of Miami School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital, 2006-2008
  • Board Certifications in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry


Professional interests: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Adjustment to College/Higher Education, Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Psychiatry in relation to Cinema and Historical Figures.

Tina Nelson

office manager

Engin Ontiveros

Ph.D., Staff Psychologist and International Student Specialist
  • B.A., College of William and Mary, 2011
  • M.S., University of Florida, 2013
  • Ph.D., University of Florida, 2016
  • Internship: University of Maryland-College Park Counseling Center, 2015-2016


Professional interests: International student concerns, multicultural issues, social belonging, mindfulness-based treatment, and group therapy.

Daniel Phillip

Psy.D., Staff Psychologist
  • B.S., Saint Peters University, 2008
  • M.S., Loyola University Maryland, 2011
  • Psy.D., Loyola University Maryland, 2014
  • Internship: Kings County Hospital Center, 2013-2014

Professional interests:  Multicultural issues, trans and gender diverse health concerns including transition-related support, LGB2QA concerns, identity development, relational issues & alternative relationship styles, adjustment concerns including immigration, community outreach, mood disorders.

Ana San Martin

  • M.D., Instituto de Ciencias de las Salud CES - Medellin, Colombia, 2001
  • Psychiatry Residency: Tulane University School of Medicine, 2015
  • Fellowship: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2015

Professional interests: Trauma and PTSD, transitional youth mental health, community mental health, cultural psychiatry, CBT.

Elizabeth Steinmeyer

L.I.C.S.W., Case Manager
  • B.A., Fordham University, 2011
  • M.S.S.W., Columbia University, 2013
  • Internships: JASA New York, Penn South Program for Seniors, 2011-2012; The Center for Women's Reproductive Care at Columbia University Medical Center, 2012-2013


Professional interests: Sexual health, body image, eating disorders, identity development, adjustment, family and caregiver support, and community outreach.

Kellie Stone


Carrie Tiller

L.I.C.S.W., Staff Clinical Social Worker at the Law Center
  • B.A., Boston University, 1996
  • M.S.W., University of Maryland, Baltimore, 2001
  • Internships: Suburban Hospital, Partial Hospitalization Program, 1999-2000; Woodbourne Day School, 2000-2001

Professional interests: Cognitive Behavioral therapy, anxiety, depression, trauma, and vicarious trauma.

Vince Winklerprins

  • M.D., Univ. of Michigan, 1986
  • Residency: Univ. of Connecticut Health Center, 1989

Matthew Worhach

Ph.D., Staff PSYCHOLOGIST and LGBTQ Specialist
  • B.A., Ithaca College, 2010
  • Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York, 2016
  • Internship: Catholic University of America, 2015-2016


Professional interests: LGBTQIA+ concerns, trans and gender diverse health concerns including transition-related support, racial, ethnic, and gender identities, social justice, and grief.

John Wright

Ph.D., Assistant Director for Diversity Initiatives
  • B.A., Rutgers University, 1987
  • M.A, Bowie State University, 1994
  • Ph.D., Florida State University, 2002
  • Internship: Univ. of Florida Counseling Center, 2001-02

Professional interests: Anxiety disorders, racial and cultural identity issues, community-based interventions, multicultural outreach services.