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CHD Staff

Care is provided by mental health professionals including: psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, psychiatric residents and psychology interns.  CHD clinicians are committed to helping students get the most from their college experience.

All counselors see students with a wide variety of concerns. This staff list only partially identifies areas of interest, experience and expertise.

Staff Counselors:

Heather Earle, Ph.D., Director, Psychologist

University of Wisconsin
Predoctoral Internship Program: University of California, Berkeley, Counseling and Psychological Services
Interests: gay, lesbian, bisexual, ethnic/racial and cultural identity concerns, substance abuse, sexual assault and abuse survivors, couples counseling

Bryant Ford, Ph.D., Associate Director, Psychologist

University of Wisconsin
Predoctoral Internship Program: Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Interests: substance abuse/dependence, multicultural and gender development concerns, identity development, sexual violence/abuse concerns

Sarah Chung, Psy.D., Staff Psychologist

Yeshiva University
Predoctoral Internship Program: Veterans Affairs Medical Center, White River Junction, VT
Interests: identity concerns pertaining to culture and/or sexuality, substance abuse, relationship issues, acceptance, trauma, psychodynamic psychotherapy

Mark Hiatt, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist

University of Virginia
Predoctoral Internship Program: Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
Interests: psychotherapy, sports and performance psychology, multicultural issues, anxiety and mood concerns, adolescent and young adult development

Da-Shih Hu, M.D., Staff Psychiatrist
*requires a referral (please call for details)

Thomas Jefferson University, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Residency in Psychiatry
Interests: psychopharmacology, clinical hypnosis, GLBT/multicultural issues, arts psychology, sports psychology

Alex Lenzen, Ph.D., Staff Counselor

University of Florida
Predoctoral Internship Program: University of Texas at Austin, Counseling and Mental Health Center
Interests: anxiety, depression, suicide prevention, experiences of discrimination, multicultural issues, relationship concerns, sexual satisfaction, sexual assault and relationship violence, outreach and training.

Todd Lindsley, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist

Utah State University
Predoctoral Internship Program: Montana State University
Interests: individual and couples counseling, anxiety concerns, cultural and diversity concerns, relationship problems, difficulties adjusting, identity and self-esteem, depression, stress and relaxation

Meenakshi Palaniappan, Ph.D., Staff Counselor

University of Florida
Predoctoroal Internship Program: University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT; Counseling and Mental Health Services
Interests: international student concerns, relationship and sexual concerns, anxiety, trauma, OCD, identity development, family of origin concerns, multiculturalism and social justice, crisis intervention, training, outreach, relational cultural therapy.

Elizabeth Stahler, LICSW, Clinical Social Worker

Berklee College of Music
Simmons School of Social Work With a Certificate in Urban Leadership
Internships: The Home For Little Wanderers, Wellesley College Counseling Center
Post Masters Fellowship at University of California, Berkeley Counseling Center
Interests: sexual assault, dating violence and sexual trauma, eating disorders and body image, racial, sexual, gender and general identity development, multicultural issues, LGBTPQIAA+ students and developmental trauma

Arlene VĂ©lez, Ph.D., Staff Counselor

Purdue University
Predoctoral Internship Program: Student Counseling Services, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
Interests: crisis intervention, interpersonal issues, family of origin concerns, identity development, diversity and multiculturalism, emotion focused therapy

2017-2018 Veterans Affairs Medical Center Predoctoral Psychology Interns:

*Interns have a nine month rotation (1 day/week) at CHD.

Dan Cheney, MA

Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL)

Bill Mallon, MA

William James College (Newton, MA)

John Meigs, MA, LADC

William James College (Newton, MA)

Nutrition Services:

Shira Evans, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, Coordinator of Nutrition Program
*requires a referral (please call for details)

Ithaca College
Framingham State University, Coordinated Program in Dietetics
Interests: Eating disorders/disordered eating, sports nutrition, weight management, diabetes, food allergies, general nutrition.

Administrative Staff:

Annie Greenwood, Clinical Service Coordinator

PHONE: 603-646-9487 / EMAIL:

Dominique Walton, Clinical Service Coordinator

PHONE: 603-646-9488 / EMAIL:


To make or change appointments or inquire about counseling services please call 603-646-9442. Office hours: 8:00a.m.-4:30p.m. Fall, Winter and Spring terms. 8:00a.m.-4:00p.m. Summer term and during breaks.

Last Updated: 12/13/17