Ruperto M. Perez, PhD, Director
Dr. Perez is a licensed psychologist in Georgia and Florida having received degrees from Boston College (B.S., M.A.) and his PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Previously, Dr. Perez served as Assistant Director for Clinical Services at the Counseling Center at the University of Florida and as Counseling Services Coordinator and Training Director at the Counseling & Testing Center at the University of Georgia.
His areas of professional interest include counseling issues related to diversity and multiculturalism, gender issues, LGBT concerns, outreach/consultation, and supervision/mentoring. He is active in a number of professional organizations including, the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services, and the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology). He is a former member of APA’s Commission on Accreditation and currently serves as Division 17 Vice President for Communication. In addition, Dr. Perez is the co-editor of the Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Clients published by the American Psychological Association.
Mack S. Bowers, PhD, Associate Director for Training
Dr. Bowers is a Licensed Psychologist who received his B.A. from Furman University, his M.A. in Clinical Psychology from East Carolina University and his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Georgia. As Associate Director, Dr. Bowers oversees the training program for the center. His professional interests include anxiety disorders,family communication patterns and spirituality. He also enjoys working with international students.
Michelle Lyn, PhD, Associate Director for Clinical Services
Dr Lyn is a licensed psychologist who received her B.S. from Xavier University of Louisiana, her M.A. from the University of Missouri, and her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. Dr. Lyn oversees the clinical operation of the center. She is an active member in the Georgia Psychological Association serving on the executive board of the Council on the Psychology of Women and Girls. Dr. Lyn's professional interests include supervision, group therapy, multicultural counseling, women's issues, relationship issues, depression and anxiety.
Lacy Currie, Ph.D.
Dr. Currie is a postdoctoral fellow in psychology. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in 2013 and completed her internship with the Georgia Tech Counseling Center prior to accepting the full-time postdoctoral position. Her interests include suicide prevention and she is currently coordinating those efforts for the Center.
Irene Dalton, PhD, Practicum Training Coordinator
Dr. Dalton is a licensed psychologist who received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Georgia State University. She serves as the practicum coordinator for the center. She also leads a therapy group formed exclusively for graduate student women at GT. Her special interests include relationship concerns and couples therapy, Asperger's disorder, and health psychology.
Kenneth C. Frontman, PhD
Dr. Frontman is a Licensed Psychologist who received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas Tech University. He is a Certified Group Psychotherapist and is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Dr. Frontman's clinical and research interests include psychological testing, couples and family counseling, career development, individual and group counseling, and substance abuse.
Tiffiny M. Hughes-Troutman, PhD
Coordinator for Outreach and Professional Development
Dr. Hughes-Troutman is a licensed psychologist who received her B.S. in Biology from Xavier University of Louisiana and her M.S. and Ph.D.in Counseling Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She coordinates the Center's outreach activities for the campus community as well as the professional development opportunities for staff. Dr. Hughes-Troutman's areas of professional interest include diversity and multicultural competence, identity development, trauma, women's issues, and supervision and training. She is a Fellow of the Georgia Psychological Association (GPA) where she serves on the Board of Directors as Chair and Co-Chair of the Ethnic Minority Affairs and Membership Committees, respectively. She is also on the Pro Bono and Continuing Education Committees of GPA and serves as Publications/Newsletter Director for the Georgia College Counseling Association (GCCA).
Erin English, PhD
Drew Adelman, PhD
Jason Braun, PsyD
Janice Harewood, PhD
Andy Smith, PsyD
Detanya "Dee" Celestine
Ms. Celestine serves as the office manager for the Counseling Center. She coordinates the front office procedures, and interacts with the office of Human Resources for all employee issues. Her duties include secretarial support for the Center's staff by maintaining computerized appointments and being the first point of contact with students/staff that call or visit the Center.
Ms. Robinson is the Center's receptionist. Her duties include secretarial support for the Center's staff by maintaining computerized appointments and being the first point of contact with students/staff that call or visit the Center.
Mr. Neville oversees the testing area of the center and provides support to the outreach efforts of the center through brochures and other media.
Brigham Young University, Counseling Psychology
Karinmayi "Kiran" Neelarambam
Georgia State University, Counseling Psychology
Iowa State University, Counseling Psychology
Kandi Lee Felmet
Georgia State University, Clinical Psychology
Andrea T. Pusser
Mercer University, Clinical Medical Psychology
Argosy University, Clinical Psychology
Theresa Kit-Lum Chan
Auburn University, Counseling Psychology