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Erin Sullivan, LCSW, DCSW

Sullivan is a licensed clinical social worker who has been in practice for over 24 years (8 years at SCS). She obtained her bachelor’s degree from Mary Baldwin College and her master’s degree at Virginia Commonwealth University. Erin has enjoyed living and working in the NRV since 1987.

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John Betzel, LPC, LMFT

John is a licensed professional counselor and a marriage and family therapist, who has practiced in a variety of settings for more than 36 years (13 years at SCS).  He obtained his master's degree from Georgia State University.  Originally from Atlanta, GA, John and his family have enjoyed living and working in the beautiful New River Valley since 1996.


David Hamilton, Ph.D., LCP
Clinical Psychologist

Hamilton is a licensed clinical psychologist who has been practicing in a variety of settings for over 30 years.  He obtained his doctorate from the University of Virginia, completed an internship in a university counseling center and has enjoyed living and working in the New River for 25 years.


Deborah Miller, LPC, LMFT

Miller is a licensed professional counselor and a  marriage and family therapist who has been in practice for over 25 years.  Deborah  moved to the NRV to completed her masters at Virginia Tech and joined the SCS staff in 2010 .


Eleanore Gubitosa, NCC, LPC


Eleanore is a licensed professional counselor who has primarily worked with youth and young adults.  She obtained her Master's degree from Marymount University.  Eleanore joined the SCS staff in 2013 and is enjoying living in southwestern Virginia.


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Stirling Barfield M.S., MSW

Psychology Intern

Barfield recently relocated to Virginia from Florida where she received a Masters in Speech Language Pathology and a second Masters in Clinical Social Work form Florida State University. After practicing for 7 years as a licensed SLP and 2 years as a mental health clinician, she returned to the university setting to pursue a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Barfield recently traveled to South Africa, where she spent time doing research on resilience and psychosocial support. Barfield will be completing her Doctoral Internship rotation with the Radford University Counseling Center. She is looking forward to serving her home community of Radford University and is excited to be a part of such a wonderful team!

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Stephen Casazza, M.S.

Doctoral Practicum Student

Stephen moved to Radford in 2012 to pursue his Master of Science degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology which he earned in 2014. After completing his Master's, he entered Radford University's Doctor of Psychology program in Counseling Psychology and is currently completing part of his second year practicum requirements with Radford's Student Counseling Services. After completing his Doctoral degree, Stephen hopes to continue working with students in a University Counseling Center setting.


N. Kalaya Okereke, MD

Dr. Okereke is a dual-board-certified Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist who joined the SCS team in 2015.  She is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.  She completed her adult psychiatry residency training at Carilion/University of Virginia (Roanoke-Salem).  She completed her child & adolescent psychiatry fellowship training at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University.   Dr. Okereke has over 10 years of experience after completion of her post-graduate training and is pleased to return to Southwest Virginia to continue her practice of psychiatry.

Jordan McCann

Jordan L. McCann, MPH

Health Educator

Jordan just moved to Radford, VA in September 2015 after completing her Master of Public Health degree from West Virginia University. She has a concentration in Social and Behavioral Health Sciences and a certificate in women's health. Jordan has been working with college peer health education for over 3 years now.


Sandra Watson
Medical Office Assistant, II

Watson joined the SCS Office as the Clinical Office Associate in October 2003. She has lived in the New River Valley all of her life and enjoys working with the students and staff at Radford University.

Sherrie Smith

Sherrie Smith
Medical Office Assistant

Smith has lived in the New River Valley all of her life.  She has worked as a receptionist for counseling centers for the past 15 years and enjoys working at the Student Counseling Services staff.