Student Counseling Center: Staff
Robin Keillor, Ph.D., Director, Psychologist
Robin is a licensed psychologist, holding a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Arizona State University. Robin’s areas of specialization include trauma resolution and multi-cultural/cross-cultural counseling. In addition to her specializations, Robin has many years of experience working with university students who are exploring a wide range of personal identity, social, emotional, career, and educational concerns. Robin has been employed at Pacific University since 2002.
Sandra Doan, Psy.D., Staff Psychologist
Sandra is a licensed psychologist, holding a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Pacific University School of Professional Psychology. Sandra did her undergraduate work at the University of Hawaii and earned Bachelor's degrees in both Psychology and Philosophy. She has a special interest in the intersection of Eastern and existential philosophy in psychotherapy with a focus on life transitions/adaptations and multi-cultural/cross-cultural counseling. Sandra has found her passion working with university students who are exploring a wide range of personal identity, social, emotional, career, and educational concerns.
Joselyne Perry, Ph.D., Staff Psychologist
Joselyne holds a PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is honored to work with students as they take the time to examine their lives, feelings, relationships, and selves more deeply through therapy. She enjoys working with college students, and has specific expertise in the areas of sexual assault, trauma, and disordered eating. As a therapist, Joselyne works to maintain a warm, caring environment in which clients feel safe enough to take positive steps toward healthy change.
Staci Wade-Hernandez, Psy.D., Post-Doctoral Psychology Resident
Staci holds a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Pacific University School of Professional Psychology. Staci is integrative in her approach to client care, utilizing theories that are supportive and client-guided. She is committed to developing safe, open and authentic relationships with her clients to help them create change and achieve wellness. Staci's clinical interests include relationship issues, grief and loss, spirituality, gender and sexual identity development, and life transitions. In her personal life, she enjoys live music, running, dancing, knitting, reading, and spending time outdoors.
Forrest Merrill , Psy.D., Post-Doctoral Psychology Resident
Forrest holds a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Pacific University School of Professional Psychology. As a transfer student he did his last two years of undergraduate work at Pacific University and majored in psychology and social work. As a therapist, he works to build collaborative and supportive relationships to assist individuals in their own process of development, growth, and exploration. He greatly enjoys working with university students and considers himself very privileged to work at his alma mater. Forrest has many clinical interests. Some of these include relationship concerns, complex trauma, multicultural/cross cultural counseling, gender and sexuality identity development, LGBTQ issues, couple’s therapy, and family of origin work. In his personal life, Forrest has a passion for cooking, exercise, nutrition, reading, creative writing, and enjoys board games.
Ainara Echanove, M.A.
Ainara Echanove holds a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from Lewis and Clark College, and is a Doctoral Candidate at the Pacific University School of Professional Psychology. Her professional interests and endeavors are grounded in several mental health domains relevant to both Spanish- and English-speaking populations. Her research and clinical interests are in Latino/a mental health, multicultural therapy, eating disorders and body image, gang membership, life transitions, social justice issues, and complex trauma. She enjoys exploring and supporting human growth and awareness, and integrates various therapeutic approaches into her work that honor and mobilize holistic health in individuals and families within various contexts. Outside of work, she enjoys family time, dancing, running, yoga, hiking, and cooking.
Laurie Juraszek, M.S.
Laurie is a doctoral student in the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University. She did her undergraduate work in psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi and earned a master's degree in management at Wayland Baptist University. Laurie also has her master's degree in clinical psychology from Pacific University. She considers it a great privilege to work with people during difficult times in their lives. As a generalist, Laurie has developed a long list of interests. Some interests include: self-esteem and resilience, change and transition, depression/anxiety, mindfulness, and the impact of health on psychological well-being.
Allison Chambers, MS, CADC-I
Allison is a doctoral student at the School of Professional Psychology at Pacific University. She did her undergraduate work in organismal biology and psychology at Portland State University and earned her Master's degree in clinical psychology at Pacific University's School of Professional Psychology. Her professional interests include Gestalt therapy, treatment of substance abuse and addictions, multicultural counseling, gender and sexual identity development, building healthy relationships, trauma resolution, and life transitions. Outside of work she enjoys cooking, reading, spending time outdoors, exploring Portland, and listening to music.
Trisha Doan, Clinic Coordinator
Trisha joined the staff of the Counseling Center in June 2006. She holds a Bachelors of Art degree in Psychology from Linfield College. Trisha has extensive experience in both human resources and customer service and enjoys working with both the students and staff here at Pacific University.