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.
Andrew Vincent, Psy.D.
Andrew is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of New York and received his Psy.D. 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).
Meredith Snyders, M.A.
Meredith is a doctoral intern at the Counseling Center and is in the final year of her program at Pacific University in Portland, Oregon, where she earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Prior to joining the counseling staff at SUNY, Meredith has worked with individuals across the lifespan in community mental health as well as college counseling settings. Her professional interests include anxiety, depression, stress management, interpersonal distress, self-compassion, and transitional difficulties. In her free time, Meredith enjoys being in nature, playing video games, watching TV and movies, and crafting.
Larissa Redziniak, M.A.
Larissa is a doctoral intern at the Counseling Center and is in her fifth year of her program in Combined School and Clinical Psychology at Kean University’s Nathan Weiss Graduate School in New Jersey. She also earned her master’s degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Prior to joining the counseling staff, Larissa has had experience working in the K-12 public school system, university counseling, and in healthcare settings. Her professional interests include feminist and acceptance and values-based approaches to psychotherapy, working with emerging adults, LGBT+ populations, identity concerns, and social justice. In her free time, Larissa enjoys hanging out with friends and family, going to the beach, roller coasters, reading and creative writing, watching movies and TV shows, and spending time with animals.
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.