Staff

Monica Romeo, LMHC

Director of Counseling Services

Phone:
716.286.8536

Monica is a New York state licensed mental health counselor and currently works as the Director of Niagara University's Counseling Center. Monica earned her master of science in Mental Health Counseling from Niagara University and has a concentration in Substance Abuse Counseling. Monica …

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Maria DiNardo, LMHC-P

Mental Health Counselor

Phone:
716.286.8536

Maria graduated from NU with a master's degree in mental health counseling and currently works as a mental health counselor in NU's Office of Counseling Services. Maria also earned her B.A. in sociology from Alfred University and a M.A. in sociology from Yale.

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Elizabeth Siematkowski, LMHC-P

Mental Health Counselor

Phone:
716.286.8536

Elizabeth is a graduate of Niagara University’s Master’s in Mental Health Counseling program. Elizabeth is a skilled therapist, bringing techniques and interventions from cognitive behavioral, solution focused, Rogerian and existential therapies. A native of the Adirondack region of …

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Kathy Palazzo

Office Coordinator

Phone:
716.286.8536

Kathy is the office coordinator in Counseling Services, where she has worked since August 1991. In that capacity, she makes the appointments all of our counselors, maintains records and official business for our office, orders all office supplies, answers the phone and welcomes our students who …

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Isabel B. Molina, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Phone:
716.286.8536

Isabel provides medication management services in Counseling Services approximately two times each month. Isabel is able to meet with students who need a psychiatric medication assessment or require psychiatric medication management. Research demonstrates that medication management in addition …

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Karrie Nachreiner, LCSW

Substance Use Assessment Counselor

Phone:
716.286.8536

Karrie provides specialized assessments to our students, specific to alcohol and/or drug use. Karrie engages students in the counseling process utilizing a very brief therapy model. She also refers students off campus for treatment-specific interventions based on the needs of the student.

Amanda Palmer

Mental Health Counseling Intern - Master's Level

Phone:
716.286.8536

This is Amanda's 3rd semester with Counseling Services a graduate counselor intern. Amanda is a master's level student in Niagara's Mental Health Counseling program. Amanda's skills in cognitive behavioral therapy, person-centerered therapy and solution focused therapy all combine to create an …

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Sabrina Khandai

Mental Health Counseling Intern - Master's Level

Phone:
716-286-8536

This is Sabrina's second semester as a graduate counselor intern with Counseling Services. Sabrina is a student in Niagara's master's of science in mental health counseling program. Sabrina is a well-trained counselor who uses an ecclectic approach to working with her students. She is able to …

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Rebekah Whited

Mental Health Counseling Intern - Master's Level

Phone:
716-286-8536

This is Rebekah's first semester with Counseling Services. Rebekah is a student in the University at Buffalo's mental health counseling program. Rebekah draws from many different theoretical backgrounds to create a successful counseling experience for her students. She also has a wellness focus …

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