Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Core Counselor Education Program Faculty

The Core Counselor Education Program Faculty are the team of professional counseling professors who determine the program curriculum and establish its policies and procedures. They are highly experienced licensed mental health practitioners who are committed to providing high quality education and training to the next generation of behavioral health care providers. Together, they typically teach three-quarters of the program courses to each student cohort.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



PETER M. DEL ROSARIO, NY LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST
Director of the MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
Associate Professor of Psychology and Counselor Education
Degrees: B.S. Psychology, Union College; Ph.D. Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited), University at Buffalo

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THOMAS KILLIAN, NY LMHC; National Certified Counselor
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counselor Education
Degrees: B.A. Psychology & M.Ed. Counselor Education (CACREP Accredited), University of Mississippi;
Ph.D. Counselor Education and Supervision (CACREP Accredited), University of Northern Colorado

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MICHELE RIVAS, NY LMHC; National Certified Counselor; LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST in the Venezuelan Psychologists Federation
Clinical Experience Coordinator for the MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Counselor Education
Degrees: B.S. Psychology, Universidad Central de Venezuela; M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CACREP Accredited), Long Island University; Ph.D. Counseling and Counselor Education (CACREP Accredited), Syracuse University

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Non-Core Counseling Faculty

The CMHC Program part-time faculty usually provide the instruction for one quarter of the courses. Each of them is either an experienced licensed mental health counselor or licensed psychologist who brings their clinical expertise to the education and training of each student.
 

LARRY CERECEDES, NY LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST, Adjunct Counseling Instructor.
Degrees: B.A. Psychology, California State Polytechnic University; M.A. Clinical Psychology & Ph.D. Clinical Psychology (APA Accredited), California School of Professional Psychology
 

COURTNEY DOYLE, NY LMHC, Adjunct Counselor Educator.
Degrees: B.A. Psychology/Childhood Special Education & M.A. Mental Health Counseling, Marist College
 

BRITTANY FARRELL, NY LMHC, Adjunct Counselor Educator.
Degrees: B.A. Psychology & M.A. Mental Health Counseling, Marist College; M.S.W., Adelphi University
 

MARISA MOORE, NY LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST, Adjunct Counselor Educator.
Degrees: B.A. Psychology, Binghamton University; M.A. Experimental Psychology, Iona College; 
M.S. Educational Psychology, Counseling & Ph.D. Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited), Oklahoma State University