Dr. Katherine Helm is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Director of Clinical Training for the GSU Counseling Center. Dr. Helm provides individual and couples counseling for GSU students. 

Amina Dahleh, MA, LPC is a licensed professional counselor and the Clinical Mental Health Counselor for the GSU Counseling Center. Amina is an Alumni of the GSU Clinical Psychology program and currently teaches as an adjunct instructor in the undergraduate psychology program. Amina is experienced in individual, couples and group therapy and currently provides counseling to GSU students.   

Ethan Sunny Swift, MA, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Psychology Intern from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology where he is working towards a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. His previous clinical experiences include administering and interpreting psychological testing batteries as well as providing free therapy services in a group practice setting. Ethan is an AmeriCorps alumni in which he spent a year preparing preschool children for kindergarten, helping with language and literacy skills and family involvement. He has worked with individuals of diverse ages with a wide variety of life experiences including sexual trauma, challenges of identity, social anxiety, Asperger’s, ADHD, chronic pain, and more. Ethan’s particular areas of interest and competency is within complexities of intersectionality of identity, non-traditional relationships, sex positivity, mad pride, as well as competency with the lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, intersex, queer, transgender, and gender non-conforming communities. 

Marlene G. Rivera Rodriguez is a Psychology Extern from Adler University, where she is working towards a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Military Psychology. She has previously worked in a hospital as a Diagnostic Extern by providing psychological assessments to children, adolescents, and adults who present a wide variety of mental health issues. Her particular areas of clinical interest include trauma, polytrauma, mood disorders, eating disorders, personality disorders, acculturation difficulties, substance abuse, anxiety, neurodevelopmental disorders, birth order and psychological well-being, and other mental health concerns.

Jordan Biedrzycki, M.A., Intern is a fourth-year Psychology Intern from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology, where she is working towards a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology. Previously, Jordan worked as a Diagnostic Extern in a private practice where she administered psychological and neuropsychological assessments to adults with varying diagnostic concerns. She also has previous counseling experience working in a social service agency providing both individual and group psychotherapy. Some of her clinical interests include working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, emotional neglect, relational difficulties, identity concerns, substance abuse, as well as the LGBTQ+ population and HIV impacted individuals.  

Kiersten J. Tinkoff is a clinical mental health counseling intern from Lewis University. She is currently working towards her master's degree, while serving as the graduate assistant for the psychology department at Lewis University. Kiersten is particularly interested in counseling young adults with a variety of mental health concerns, including those involved within the LGBTQ+ community. 


Mariel F. Gardiner is a third-year Master’s student at Roosevelt University.  She received her concentration in neuroscience and assisted in research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She has gained experience working with diverse populations in both clinical and research environments.  Her interests include mood disorders, anxiety, developmental difficulties, relationship concerns, trauma, identity concerns, self-esteem and body image, brain-body connection, and the LGBTQA population.  She believes in a collaborative approach that is authentic and compassionate.