Counseling Services

Shelley Roseboro, MEd LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor (St. Lawrence University)
Associate Director, Staff Clinician, Coordinator of Multicultural Services

Shelley (she/her) received her MEd in Counseling/Human Development from St. Lawrence University, and her BA in History from UCLA. Her areas of interest include stress management, recovery from interpersonal trauma, identity and belonging, and depression and anxiety. She draws primarily from person centered, feminist, multicultural, and positive psychology theories, and is also certified in Holistic Health Care

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Sanja Gerskovic, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (Northeastern University)
Staff Clinician, Coordinator of Group Services

Sanja (she/her) is originally from Croatia and came to United States with her family in 1990s on political asylum. She has her B.A in Psychology and Philosophy from Boston University and her Masters in Counseling from Northeastern University. She has lived in Maine for the last 13 years working in the mental health field in a variety of settings and modalities, and specializing in Dialectical and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Sanja currently lives in Bath with her husband and her 4 year old daughter.

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Kyra Babakian, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Boston College)
Staff Clinician, Coordinator of Training & Supervision Services

Kyra (she/her) received her MSW from Boston College after graduating from Bowdoin. She has worked in inpatient, residential, and outpatient settings, and centers strengths-based and relational approaches in her work. She is particularly interested in the exploration and development of aspects of identity and in trauma recovery. Kyra also greatly values her role providing supervision and mentorship to clinical trainees. Outside of Bowdoin, Kyra is usually scheming about her next cooking or baking project.  

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Adriana Swancy, PhD
Counseling Psychologist - Pre-Licensed (University of Iowa)
Staff Clinician

Adriana (she/her) received her PhD in Counseling Psychology from The University of Iowa; MA in Counseling/Student Personnel from San Jose State University; BA in English/Creative Writing from Humboldt State University. She has practiced in school-based and health service inpatient and outpatient settings. Some of her clinical interests include multicultural identity, relationships, health issues, grief/loss, trauma, and athletics. Her clinical practice incorporates relational, intersectional, ACT, and self-compassion-based approaches. She attends to the therapeutic space collaboratively and strives to honor each student’s unique lived experiences.   

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Matt Langella, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (University of Southern Maine)
Staff Clinician

Matt (he/him) was born and raised in Maine and earned his B.A. in Political Science, and his Masters in Social Work. He has worked with adolescents and young adults in residential, inpatient, and outpatient settings since 2010. Matt invests the time to learn the perspectives of those he works with to develop individualized strategies that help address their diverse needs. Matt strives to help empower individuals to become resilient, self-determined, and interdependent young adults. When Matt is away from Bowdoin, you can find him exploring nearby Merrymeeting Bay with his two spoiled, occasionally well-behaved dogs. 

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Eliza Burwell, LMSW-cc
Clinical Social Worker - Conditionally Licensed (University of New England)
Clinical Social Work Fellow

Eliza (she/her) received her MSW from University of New England with a certificate in Trauma-Informed Care after graduating from Hamilton College.  Previously, she worked as an advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence throughout Southern Maine which informs her work here at Bowdoin. She works from a strengths-based, trauma-informed perspective and draws from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Narrative Therapy. Outside of Bowdoin, you can find her hiking in the White Mountains or at the yoga studio.  

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Cathi Reed, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Boston College)
Part-Time Off-Campus Counselor

Cathi (she/her) received her Masters in Social Work from the Boston College School of Social Work. She provides a client-centered, strengths-based approach to meet the unique needs of each individual within the safe and accepting space of the therapeutic relationship. Whether someone is experiencing depression, ongoing anxiety and "dis-ease," a crisis due to a loss or life transition, family or relationship conflict, a sense of meaninglessness and lack of purpose in your life, a realization of one's reliance on substances to cope, a yearning to be more at peace with oneself and the world, or a desire to be better able to manage the stress of everyday living, Cathi can help.  

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Chris Johnson, PsyD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Antioch Universite New England)
Part-Time Off-Campus Counselor

Chris (he/him) received his master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Antioch University New England. His areas of clinical interest include human development, existentialism, men’s issues, faith and spirituality, anxiety, and depression. Chris operates from an integrative approach, often blending a variety of therapeutic modalities into his work. Chris currently owns and operates a private practice in Saco, ME. He consistently enjoys the opportunity to work for Bowdoin Counseling Services during the academic year as well. When not working, Chris enjoys spending as much time with his wife and three sons as possible. 

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