Staff Profiles

Clinical Staff

Raforth, Karen

Karen Raforth, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Director

Karen has been Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) since 2007. She is an alumna of UCB receiving her master’s and doctorate in Clinical Psychology. She also holds a master’s of education in Counseling from University of Texas at Austin. She has been a licensed psychologist in Colorado for over 25 years.

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Kim, Frank

Franklin Kim, Ph.D., MSW

Licensed Psychologist
Assistant Director
Training Program Co-Coordinator

Frank joined CAPS in February 2010.  He received a Master of Social Welfare (MSW) degree at the University of California, Berkeley and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology through the University of Colorado at Boulder.  He has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, non-profit organizations, and national mental health advocacy settings.

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Johnson, Jan

Jan Johnson, Ed.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Jan has been a university psychologist at CAPS for 23 years.  She moved to Boulder after completing her doctoral degree at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville where she discovered that she loved working with college students during a one-year internship at the University of Arkansas counseling center.

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Boyle, Lisa

Lisa Boyle, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker

Lisa is from Washington, D.C. and received a Master of Social Work degree from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.  Lisa has lived and worked in a variety of places and settings.

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Tomatz, Matt

Matthew Tomatz, M.A., M.M., LPC, CACIII, CGP

Licensed Professional Counselor
Substance Abuse Program Coordinator

Matthew joined CAPS in 2008 as the Substance Abuse program Coordinator. Matthew holds a Master of Arts in Psychology (Contemplative Psychotherapy) from Naropa University, a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelor of Music with a certification to teach from the University of Houston.

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Russell, Glenda

Glenda Russell, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Training Co-Coordinator

Glenda is a psychologist who did both her undergraduate and her graduate work here at the University of Colorado. She has put her skills as a psychologist to use as a therapist, a teacher, a researcher, an activist, and a writer.

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Iglesias, Andrea

Andrea Iglesias, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Co-Coordinator of Outreach
Coordinator of Volunteer and Peer Educator Program

Andrea joined the CAPS staff in August 2010 as a postdoctoral fellow and stayed on to continue her work at CAPS as a University Psychologist. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Florida in 2005. She then went to earn her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego in 2010.

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Levy, Corey

Corey Levy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Co-Coordinator of Outreach
Coordinator of Residence Life

Corey joined CAPS in August 2010 as a post-doctoral fellow.  He received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont in 1999 and his Master of Education from Boston University in 2002.  He then went on to earn a Doctoral Degree in Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in July of 2010.

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Bethune, Mya

Mya Bethune, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Clinical Co-Coordinator

Mya first joined CAPS in 2008 as an Advanced Practicum student. After completing her Masters from the University of Colorado – Denver and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, she returned to CAPS as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in October, 2011. She is absolutely thrilled to be back on campus and working in our office.

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Moon, Dorothy

Dorothy Moon, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist
Group Coordinator

Dorothy joined the CAPS staff in August 2012. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Business from the University of Waterloo in 2003. She then went to earn her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology, University of Denver in 2008.

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Zaman, Noreen

Noreen Zaman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Noreen joined the CAPS staff in September 2012, bringing with her extensive experience at university counseling centers. Prior to coming to CU Boulder, Noreen worked at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of California, Berkeley. She earned her B.A. in Clinical Psychology from Tufts University and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from New York University.

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Sanchez, Jesus

Jesús Sanchez, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Jesús joined the staff of CAPS in 2012 as a licensed psychologist after working for over 20 years in a variety of settings providing direct services, including community mental health centers, inpatient treatment, and medical rehabilitation, as well as providing program consultation to organizations that work with vulnerable populations.

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Koelemay, Stephen

Stephen Koelemay, Psy.D.

Stephen completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology with University of Denver at the Graduate School of Professional Psychology. He received his B.A. from the University of Colorado in 2004 and his M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver in 2010.

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Kriakova, Dina

Dina Matic Kriakova, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Dina completed both her undergraduate and graduate training in New York. She received a B.A. in Psychology from Barnard College and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from St. John’s University. Prior to joining CAPS, Dina has provided individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, advocacy, teaching and consultation in a variety of educational, mental health counseling and hospital settings.

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Brett Kennedy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Brett completed his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in 2000 with a specialized focus in health psychology.  He has been fortunate to have lived and worked in San Francisco, New York, and now Boulder and has developed a diverse, multi-cultural  clinical practice working with adolescents, adults and couples.

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Pre-Doctoral Therapists

 

John Bodycombe, Psy.D.

Pre-Doctoral Therapist

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Amy Cheng, M.A.

Pre-Doctoral Therapist

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Cohen, Marsha

Marsha Cohen

Pre-Doctoral Therapist

Marsha received her Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Florida.  She is currently an advanced doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at the University of Northern Colorado.  She has experience with individual and couples and family counseling, psychological assessment, and supervision of beginning counselors.  She has worked with a variety of clients, including college students, adolescents and adults from the local community, and veterans.
Marsha works from a strengths-based approach, helping clients gain awareness of their natural strengths that will help them grow and develop.  She especially enjoys joining college students on their journeys as they adjust to college and learn more about themselves.  She is passionate about working with students on a variety of issues and is excited to join the CU community. Her areas of interest include resilience, identity development, relationship concerns, multicultural issues, spirituality, stress and anxiety.

In her spare time, Marsha enjoys baking, dancing, music, traveling, and watching Gator football.

 

Alyssa Fredricks, M.S./Ed.S., NCC

Pre-Doctoral Therapist

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Elizabeth Harris

Pre-Doctoral Therapist

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Matthew Poon

Pre-Doctoral Therapist

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Administrative Staff

Vanessa Luna staff profile

Vanessa Luna

Admin Assistant III

Vanessa joined CAPS staff in 2010 managing our front desk and has expanded into several facets of our department. Checking in students, working with our Peer Educators and Volunteers, creating promotional material for CAPS and managing this website are just a few things she does. If you're not sure who you need to see or where you need to go, she's the person to talk to.

In her spare time, she plays roller derby with the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls.

Committees: Universal Design & Accessibility

Volunteer Canine Outreach Specialists

Marley helps promote CAPS by visiting with residence hall students weekly and sharing
information about services at CAPS. He is very enthusiastic about his job!
Sweet Pea loves visiting with CU students and helps her brother, Marley, get out the
word about CAPS. She visits with residence hall students weekly and loves to make
new friends.