I'm a graduate intern for the 2016-2017 school year, and am a Clinical Mental Health Counseling master’s candidate at Syracuse University. I obtained a B.A. in Psychology from Le Moyne College. I have been a personal counselor at Syracuse University’s iSchool of Information Technology since 2015, working individually with students to encourage academic and personal growth. I'm excited to discover all that Hamilton College has to offer and to explore the surrounding community, especially the local cafes and farmer’s markets. Outside of the classroom, I enjoy exercise and wellness. I've completed three Boilermaker 15k road races and am most likely to be found walking the outdoor trails whenever the sun is out. I'm also a Central New York native and can give great recommendations about one of the area’s best assets: unique food!
Lily visits the Center on Tuesdays. She is a black lab mix who came to live with College Chaplain Jeff McArn after being placed in a rescue facility. Lily’s interests focus on outdoor recreation, particularly involving squirrel life, but if a rabbit or ground hog are available, they produce a special quiver in her heart. She loves long walks on cross-country trails in the summer and golf course sprints in the winter where deer wander. While pictured above with her book Inside of a Dog, Lily cannot in fact read, but she is a solid couch potato, able to sit through multiple conversations and movie viewings at a stretch. In December, 2015, she drove to Tonowanda, NY for her certification exam to become a therapy dog. She passed her 13-point exam with flying colors and proudly wears her official insignia when she is at work. She has made official therapy visits to Community Memorial Hospital in Hamilton, NY and the Presbyterian Home in New Hartford, NY and is primed and ready to sit with students who desire her company in therapy sessions in the Counseling Center at Hamilton College.
Appointments can be made by calling the Counseling Center at 315-859-4340 or by stopping by the Counseling Center office at 100 College Hill Rd. Our Office Manager Mary Hoying can schedule an appointment for a student with any of our therapists or peer counselors, or can connect you to in-the-moment support.
If you are in crisis and want to talk with a counselor after hours, please call our main number and choose the appropriate option. If you would like to connect with an off-campus resource, please feel free to call 1-800-273-TALK or text "START" to 741741.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fall/Spring