Contact Us

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Counseling & Psychological Services can be reached by telephone at 610-683-4072, by fax at 610-683-1548, or by email at cps@kutztown.edu (please note that email should not be used for emergencies or time-sensitive requests and is not a guaranteed confidential form of communication).

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Monday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (limited extended hours until 6:00 p.m. for previously scheduled appointments only) 
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

COUNSELING & PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES FACULTY AND STAFF:

Bruce Sharkin, Ph.D., Department Chair, Faculty Psychologist

Education:

  • PhD, University of Maryland
  • M.A., University of Nebraska
  • B.A., Drew University

      University/Community Service:

Dr. Sharkin has served on the APSCUF Sabbatical Leave Committee and University Senate. He currently serves on the KU Behavioral Intervention Team. Dr. Sharkin has served as an editorial board member for the Journal of College Counseling and currently serves as an editorial advisory board member for the American Counseling Association.

Aimee Adams, Ph.D., Faculty Psychologist

      Education:

  • PhD, Counseling Psychology, Lehigh University
  • M.Ed., Counseling & Human Services, Lehigh University
  • B.A., Psychology, Dickinson College

      University/Community Service:

Dr. Adams serves as a reviewer for the American Counseling Association and the Human-Animal Interaction Section of the American Psychological Association's Division 17 (Counseling Psychology). She also serves as a volunteer for several community organizations addressing animal welfare and food insecurity. In addition, she provides service to the KU community by serving on several university-level committees.

Russell Gross, Jr., Ph.D., Faculty Psychologist (on leave for 2020-2021 academic year)

Kelli Deiaco, Ph.D., Faculty Psychologist

       Education:

  • PhD, Counseling Psychology, Temple University,
  • M.A., Developmental Psychology, Columbia University
  • B.S., Secondary Education, Bloomsburg University

     University/Community Service:

Dr. Deiaco is the department's outreach coordinator. She is a member of the Women’s Center advisory board, as well as a Out of Darkness Committee Member and Past Keynote. Dr. Deiaco is also an ACCF member.

Laurane McGlynn, Psy. D., Faculty Psychologist

     Education:

  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Chestnut Hill College   
  • M.S., Counseling Psychology and Human Services, Chestnut Hill College 
  • BA, Advertising and Public Relations, University of South Florida. 

      University/Community Service:

Dr. McGlynn serves as a faculty psychologist, assistant professor and coordinator of group therapy for the counseling center. Dr. McGlynn has served on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association and is a past president of the Lehigh Valley Psychological and Counseling Association. She is also a member of the American Group Psychotherapy Association. Dr. McGlynn provides service to the community by offering free mindfulness and meditation workshops to cancer survivors. 

Jill Sober-White, MA, LPC, Faculty Counselor 

     Education:

  • M.A., Pastoral Counseling, Moravian Theological Seminary
  • B.S., Education, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania

      University/Community Service:

Jill is a member of Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Indentities (SAIGE) as well as a member of Counselors for Social Justice. Her services to the university include serving on the University Senate and as the counseling department assessment coordinator. Jill is also a member of the Lehigh Valley Health Network Voices of the Community advisory board.

Gina Manidis, MA, LPC, Faculty Counselor

     Education:

  • M.A., Clinical Psychology, West Chester University
  • B.A., Psychology, Lock Haven University

     University/Community Service:

Gina is the CPS Liaison for Veterans Services at KU.

Suzanne Kline, MA, Faculty Psychologist

     Education:

  • Doctoral Level Coursework in Organizational Psychology, Rutgers University
  • M.A., Marital, Family and Child Therapy, Fuller Theological Seminary
  • M.A., Psychology Studies, West Chester University
  • B.A., Psychology, Kutztown University

     University/Community Service:

Suzanne has worked with military families in the National Guard. She is involved in faith-based counseling in her community.

Charleen Johnson, A.A.S., Administrative Staff

Carly Mulloy, Graduate Assistant

     Education:

  • B.A., Psychology, Kutztown University
  • Second year graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Kutztown University

     University/Community Service:

Carly is a member of Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) Counseling Honor Society.

Cora Boyko, Graduate Assistant

     Education:

  • B.A., Psychology, Kutztown University
  • Second year graduate student in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program, Kutztown University

     University/Community Service:

Cora is a member of Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) Counseling Honor Society.

Psychological services are provided by masters and doctoral level professionals who are also faculty members at the university. In addition, the center serves as a training site for masters and doctoral level trainees, who provide counseling services under the supervision of the faculty.

Contact Information:

  • Kutztown University
  • Counseling & Psychological Services
  • Health & Wellness Center
  • Suite 122 Beck Hall, First Floor
  • P.O. Box 730
  • Kutztown, PA 19530
  • (610) 683-4072 or fax at (610) 683-1548
  • cps@kutztown.edu