Counseling Center Staff Members 2018-2019: Top row: Andrew Vincent, Amy Clarvoe, Jeanne Keahon, Shawn Bubany, Alexandra Pelonia. Bottom row: Jacquelyn Nuber, Kevin Lee, Jan Strong, Melissa Fallon-Korb.
Melissa Fallon-Korb, Ph.D.
Melissa is the Director of the Counseling Center and a Licensed Psychologist in the State of New York. She earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University at Albany and also holds a Master of Arts and a Master of Education degree in counseling psychology from Columbia University, Teacher’s College. She worked as a counselor and researcher in higher education and community mental health prior to joining the staff in 2003. Her professional interests include working with student-athletes, GLBTQ populations, body image, and gender role issues. She enjoys various sports and is an avid music fan.
Jeanne Keahon, LCSW, ACSW
Jeanne is a licensed social worker at the counseling center with a Master's degree in social work from SUNY Albany. She has worked in a variety of mental health, substance abuse, and hospital-based settings. She joined the Counseling Center in 1997. Her clinical interests include family systems theory, women's issues and working with international students. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and outdoor activities such as hiking and fossil collecting. She makes the best of our upstate winters by cross country skiing and skijoring with her Siberian Huskies.
Amy Clarvoe, Ph.D.
Amy is the Assistant Director of the Counseling Center and a Licensed Psychologist in the State of New York. She earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She has worked in a variety of higher education and community mental health settings before joining the staff in 2008. Her professional interests include working with depression and anxiety, grief and loss, relationship problems and couples counseling, difficulties with attention and focus, and group work. Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her family and dog. She is originally from the Adirondacks and loves the outdoors.
Shawn Bubany, Ph.D.
Shawn is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of New York and earned his doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Minnesota. In his individual counseling work, Shawn can help with a wide variety of difficulties including depression, anxiety, stress management, self-esteem and self-confidence, and relationship difficulties. In addition, Shawn facilitates a group called Understanding Self and Others that seeks to help individuals develop their ability to form close and supportive relationships. Shawn’s professional interests include integrative psychotherapy, supervision and training, interpersonal process groups, men and masculinity issues, mindfulness and meditation, multiculturalism, and social justice. Prior to joining the counseling center in 2011, Shawn worked as a counselor at colleges and universities in Minnesota, Kansas, and Oregon. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling to new parts of the world, jogging, cooking and farmers markets, hiking and backpacking, and taking it easy with a good book or movie.
Kevin Lee, LMSW
Kevin is a staff counselor and also the Alcohol and Other Drug Educator. He is a licensed social worker in the State of New York and earned his Master’s degree in social work from NYU. Kevin has worked in higher education and a variety of community mental health settings prior to joining the staff in 2017. His professional interests include integrated treatment for co-occurring conditions, supportive psychotherapy for general mental health concerns, support and education around interpersonal stressors, and psychoeducational group counseling. In addition, Kevin facilitates a Wellness Self-Care group that incorporates a range of evidence-based approaches to learn and build coping skills around health and wellness management. Kevin is a native New Yorker. Outside of work, he enjoys watching sports, going to movies, reading, and traveling.
Andrew Vincent, Psy.D.
Andrew is a staff counselor and received his Psy.D. degree in Counseling Psychology from Springfield College in Massachusetts. Prior to joining the staff in 2016, Andrew’s experiences have included college counseling, community mental health, and working as an athletic counselor with teams and athletes where he focused on development and performance in sport. In addition to his interest in mental health and wellness, Andrew’s professional interests include the psychology of play, sport psychology, counseling theory, and philosophy of psychology. In his free time Andrew enjoys spending time with friends and family, fishing, and watching soccer (especially Liverpool FC).
Jacquelyn Nuber, M.A.
Jacquelyn is a doctoral intern at the Counseling Center and is in her final year of study at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, from which she has earned her Master’s degree in clinical psychology. Prior to joining the counseling staff, Jacquelyn has clinical experience working in college counseling, community mental health, and hospital settings. Her professional interests include working with anxiety and depression, women’s issues, stress management, substance use problems, and relationship difficulties. She is originally from Chicago, IL and enjoys traveling, reading, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.
Alexandra Pelonia, M.A.
Alex is a doctoral intern at the Counseling Center and is in her final year of her Clinical Psychology program at California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, where she earned her master’s degree. Prior to SUNY, Alex has experience working with adolescents and their family in a residential setting, and adults with persistent mental illness in a community mental health and outpatient settings. Her professional interests include working with young adults, working with minority population, LGBT, trauma, multiculturalism, microaggression, discrimination and social justice. In her free time, Alex enjoys watching movies and TV shows, listening to music, drawing, and trying out new recipes.
Jan is the receptionist and the initial contact person at the Counseling Center. Jan answers the phone and helps set up appointments, and greets students when they come for appointments. Jan lives in Schenevus and has a daughter who is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta. Jan's hobbies include reading, hiking with her dogs, and spending time outdoors.