Meet the Staff
Founders Annex - 1317 Marseillaise Pl.
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
To schedule an appointment, please submit an appointment request form.
Director of Counseling Services Dr. Wiseman received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Florida in 2009. Dr. Wiseman is passionate about working with college students and has tailored her training and prior professional experiences to the field of higher education and college counseling. Her professional interests include working with trauma, relationship concerns, gender/sexual orientation, diversity/multiculturalism, and first generation college students.
Cathi received a Master's in social work from Aurora University. She provides direct clinical service to students with a variety of concerns, some of which include stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, school issues, family and relationships issues, grief and loss, domestic violence, sexuality, personal growth and adjustment issues, as well as current and past trauma. Cathi also provides tailored services to meet the needs of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Asperger's Syndrome), including a support group, case management and collaboration with other university offices to ensure student success.
Dr. Wilson is a licensed Clinical Psychologist. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. Throughout her training and professional career, Dr. Wilson has worked in university counseling centers and private practice. Dr. Wilson has special interest and expertise in the areas of trauma, women’s issues, relationship concerns, life transitions, grief, depression, anxiety and diversity. As the training coordinator, Dr. Wilson oversees the clinical training program and provides supervision for clinical trainees.
Clinical Trainee Lauren Falzone is a recent graduate with her Master's in Clinical Psychology from Adler University and is currently in her third year working on her doctorate degree with an emphasis in trauma. Prior to becoming a clinical trainee with Counseling Services at Aurora University, Lauren has previously worked with both traditional and non-traditional students in a college counseling setting. Lauren is incredibly passionate about working with individuals experiencing depression and anxiety, as well as female survivors of sexual trauma. She believes in cultivating a welcoming, accepting, and empowering therapeutic relationship in order to encourage progress for her clients.
Clinical Trainee Ryan McGillicuddy is a clinical trainee in his third year of graduate school. He graduated with a Master’s in clinical psychology from Midwestern University and is currently working on his doctorate. Ryan has previous experience working with adults and adolescents impacted by severe mental illness, traumatic brain injuries, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Learning Disorders. He also has special interests in working with the LGBTQI community, men’s health issues, eating disorders and trauma. In addition to providing clinical services, Ryan enjoys getting to know students through outreach programs.
Our individual services are designed to be short-term. Often a few individual meetings can help you better identify, understand, and resolve the barriers that may be interfering with your sense of personal well being and/or academic success. These confidential services are for AU students in both undergraduate and graduate programs.
All services are free and confidential.