Erica Karger-Gatzow, LICSW (she/her/hers) is the CSB and SJU Counseling Director and a clinical social worker with her master’s degree from the University of Chicago. She has worked in collegiate mental health and well-being since 2007 and uses a variety evidence- based interventions including motivational interviewing and cognitive-behavioral therapy. In a society where Black, Indigenous, and People of Color experienced centuries of oppression and marginalization, Erica accepts her responsibility to acknowledge and actively work towards dismantling the injustices of systemic racism, discrimination and inequality. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, Erica also recognizes that LGBTQIA+ individuals can face discrimination, prejudice, shame and social isolation. Above all, she strives to create a nurturing and affirming therapeutic environment, where students can feel seen, heard, and valued for who they are.
John Adix, Psy.D., LP (he/him/his) is a generalist and has been working in college mental health since 2003. He received his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Minnesota School of Professional Psychology, Argosy University in 2006. He is an LGBTQ+ ally and brings a multicultural and developmental lens to his work with clients. His clinical interests include helping young adults dealing with worry/stress/anxiety, depression, academic skills, relationships/communication skills, trauma, and substance use. John draws from the therapeutic approaches of Narrative Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which can lend to brief and sometimes solution focused interventions.
Alicia A. Reif, Psy.D., LP (she/her/hers) is a Clinical Psychologist and Coordinator of Disordered Eating, Eating Disorders, and Body Image Concerns on campus. She graduated with her Psy.D. in 2013 from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University-Schaumburg. She is also a CSB alumnae. As an expert in college mental health, she works as a generalist in an outpatient setting. She is an LGBTQ+ ally and is experienced in working with young adults facing a multitude of concerns including anxiety, depression, stress, adjustment, identity, relationships, and trauma. Alicia’s clinical work incorporates a trauma-informed, multicultural, intersectional, developmental, and acceptance-based lens into her interventions with the aim to improve her client’s relationship with themself, others, and the world.
CJ Stoyanoff (she/her/hers) is a graduate student from the Counseling and Psychology program at the University of St. Thomas. She has long-term interests in working with athletes, and therefore is excited to work within a university setting. A college campus is a great place to learn and acquire counseling skills, as college students are entering into a new and exciting phase of life that can be difficult to navigate. CJ looks forward to getting to know the students and community here at CSB and SJU.
Maggie Westaby, MS (she/her/hers) is a counselor with her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Viterbo University in La Crosse, WI. She is working toward becoming licensed as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. She is an LGBTQ+ ally and her clinical experience and interests include working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, adjustment, life transitions, relationship issues, trauma, gender identity issues, and other complex concerns. Maggie uses a variety of counseling approaches, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, motivational interviewing, and trauma-focused approaches. She works to provide a comfortable, welcoming space where students can feel validated and supported. She has a person-centered approach aimed at helping students to grow and thrive.
Leslie Koshiol (she/her/hers) is the Administrative Assistant/Clinical Services Scheduler. Leslie has held this position at SJU for over 18 years, as well as having prior office experience in a high school setting.
Melissa Koshiol (she/her/hers) is the Well-Being Center Office Manager. The Center includes the Health Services, Counseling, and Health Promotion departments.
Sarah Maile (she/her/hers) is the Administrative Assistant/Clinical Services Scheduler. Sarah has over 25 years of experience in the Health and Medical Field, as well as prior experience as a Veterinary Technician.