Meet the Staff!

 

 

 

Maria Grimshaw-Clark - LCSW-R, ACSW
Director of the Counseling Services Center and Staff Clinical Social Worker

 Maria is the Director of the Counseling Services Center. Prior to this position she worked one year as the Interim and four years as a counselor at the Center. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 + years of experience in the Mental Health field. She is an alumnus of SUNY Oswego with a degree in education and acquired her Masters in Social Work from Syracuse University. Maria is a member of the National Association of Social Work and is a Family Systems trained clinician. She has a private practice and has worked closely with the court system facilitating evaluations. Maria favors a client-centered Cognitive Behavioral approach but has many experiences and training in Motivational Interviewing,Trauma Resiliency, Play Therapy, Shadow Work, Zen Meditation and Reiki. Ms. Grimshaw-Clark is also an adjunct instructor for SUNY Oswego's Sociology Department teaching Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Social Work and Deviance Theory. She advises Alpha Phi Omega and enjoys her time talking to and learning about students. When not in the office, Maria enjoys the outdoors, good food, running and laughing. Therapy merely assists an individual to refine their value allowing them to be a healthy, contributing being to the universe.



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Tanna Olin - Office Manager

Tanna has been re-employed at SUNY Oswego since August 2006, and has been the Office Manager at the Counseling Services Center since May 16, 2011. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, son-in-law and two grandchildren. She also enjoys dancing, photography and sailing. As the initial point of contact at the Counseling Services Center, Tanna looks forward to welcoming all of you who seek services at the CSC.

 

 Pam Branshaw-Drumm - LCSW-R, ACSW
Staff Clinical Social Worker

Pam Branshaw-Drumm has worked in the field of human services for 30 years and has extensive mental health experience in working with individuals, couples, and families. She holds a bachelor's degree from Oswego State and a master's degree in social work from Syracuse University. Pam's clinical interests include; a systems approach to therapy, strengths-based counseling, solution-focused interventions, trauma work, and emotional development across the lifespan. Pam holds advanced credentialing in the field of clinical social work as well as national certification by the Academy of Certified Social Workers.

 

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   Staff Mental Health Counselor

  Robin McAleese earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from SUNY Oswego; B.A. in Communication Studies 1993 and M.S. in Counseling in 1995. Robin served as an Assistant        Dean in Student Affairs for 12 years prior to her clinical work in the Counseling Services Center. Robin also teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, and when she isn't working she enjoys    spending time with her family (especially her Grandchildren!), shopping, cooking, working out, watching HGTV, cheering for the Oswego State Lakers, and hanging out with her cats Joey & Frankie!



 

Jane LeBlanc- MA, LMHC
Staff Mental Health Counselor

Jane has been in the mental health field for over 15 years. Before moving to Oswego in 2000 she was employed at Lourdes College in Ohio as the Assistant Director for Student Support Services and at mental health agencies working with children, adolescents and families. Jane suggests college is a platform for great change and opportunity for growth and self-awareness. Riding the wave by either diving into it or coasting on top has its rewards but it is important to know it is coming. Jane enjoys working with college age students in a variety of settings including counseling and advising. Jane is the advisor for the student mental health awareness organization, Active Minds. She is married to Professor LeBlanc of the CPS department and enjoys spending time with her husband and sons, aka "Vikings", John the Tenderheart and Freddy the Spirited.

 

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Khym Isaac De Barros- Ph.D
Staff Psychologist, Multicultural Counselor

Khym Isaac De Barros joined SUNY Oswego Counseling Services Center on July 1, 2011. Khym earned her Doctor of Philosophy in the Field of Counseling Psychology at Indiana University and her Master of Education in the field of Psychological Counseling at Columbia University. Khym  enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric and daughter, Cire.


                                                                             

vinceVince Markowsky- LCSW-R
Staff Clinical Social Worker

Vince is a New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker -R, and received a Master's in Social Work at Syracuse University.   Vince has a 2nd Master's degree in School Psychology through the Counseling and Psychological Services Department at SUNY Oswego, and has 18 years of experience in his capacities as a School Psychologist, School Counselor, and/or School Social Worker.  Vince has also had experience in providing counseling therapy primarily to adults and adolescents though his private practice for 16 years.  Through his practice, Vince has specialized in providing support and recovery work to individuals affected by depression, anxiety, learning disabilities, ADHD, substance and/or alcohol addiction/abuse, and various speech disorders.  Vince is the co-founder and ongoing co-facilitator of the National Stuttering Association Adult Support Group of Central New York, and continues to specialize in providing social/emotional support to individuals who stutter through his private practice and support group endeavors.
      When not in the office, Vince can be found actively engaged in his life passions of spending time with his wife, Denise, "12 year old triplets" and a chocolate lab, Buddy; winter and summer hiking in the Adirondacks; bicycle touring in the mountain and lake/river regions of the Eastern United States; scuba diving in the Skaneateles Lake and the St. Lawrence River; flat water kayak touring; alpine ski touring ADK High Peak slides, and playing out in summer venues in his acoustic trio band.  In his professional life, one of Vince's greatest passions is watching his clients grow and make changes that bring them to greater health, peace and happiness.