Student Counseling Center Staff

The Student Counseling Center is staffed by Licensed Psychologists, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Psychologist Residents, Staff Counselors and support staff.

 

Robin Keillor, PhD, Director, Psychologist
 
Robin is a licensed psychologist, holding a PhD 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 since 2002.
 
 
 
 
Allison Hajdu-Paulen, LCSW, Staff Therapist
 
Allison holds a Master of Social Work degree from Portland State University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has a passion for working with university students as they grow and learn while exploring new horizons. Allison draws on a student’s strengths within a developmental framework. She approaches students collaboratively to discover and progress towards their goals. Allison brings experience in individual and family counseling on issues related to depression, anxiety, communication, relationships, self-esteem, spirituality, careers, and life transition. In her free time, Allison enjoys reading, baking anything chocolate, puzzles, watching British comedies, playing with her children, hiking, and traveling.

Laura E. Stallings, PsyD., Staff Psychologist

Laura holds a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with a Concentration in Traumatic Stress Studies from Adler University located in Chicago, IL. She is honored to work as a generalist therapist serving the diverse mental health needs of undergraduate and graduate students while empowering them to make the healthy changes necessary to live more fulfilling lives. More specifically her passions include working with students experiencing relationship concerns, family of origin concerns, sexual violence, complex trauma, bereavement, and cultural identity development. Laura’s general approach to therapy is Relational Constructivism, a postmodern humanistic approach, coupled with a Feminist framework to help better understand and address the disempowering social factors in her clients’ lives. Laura is dedicated to building caring, collaborative, and transparent therapeutic relationships. Laura also has a strong passion for social justice work, outreach, disaster response, group therapy, and supervision and training! 

Jamie Young, PsyD., Staff Psychologist

Jamie is a licensed psychologist, holding a Doctor of Psychology degree from Pacific University School of Graduate Psychology. She has specialized training in Buddhist Psychology and Gestalt Therapy and has several years of experience working with undergraduate and graduate students. Jamie utilizes a multicultural lens and has particular interest helping people resolve concerns related to social identity development and survivors of interpersonal trauma utilizing individual, group, and couple counseling. Jamie was trained as a generalist and has experience working with students on a wide range of concerns including adjustment, emotional distress, career development, LGBTQ+ individuals, and family of origin concerns. 

 

Wan-Chen Weng, Ph.D., Psychologist Resident

Wan-Chen holds a Ph.D. degree in Counseling Psychology program from Columbia University.  She is originally from Taiwan and had spent the last 10 years in the East coast before making her way to Oregon.  Prior to joining Pacific, she was completing postdoctoral residency training at Reed College for 2016-2017 year and completing pre-doctoral internship training at Hamilton-Madison House, a community mental health center in Manhattan.  Her theoretical orientation adopts an integrative approach, including psychodynamic, DBT and multicultural perspective.  In the past, she had worked with college students in several universities.  She is passionate about working with college students that has constantly instilled her with hope in support of their strength and resilience.  Her graduate training is rooted in multicultural competency that advocates social justice for sexual/gender/ethnic/racial/social class minorities.  She hopes to facilitate an open and safe environment for students to explore and express unresolved issues/thoughts/feelings in support of their growth.  Her clinical interests include multicultural issues, identity concerns, acculturation and adjustment, depression, anxiety and other emotional distress.

 

Kate MacLeod, MA

Kate is a doctoral student, on the adult/generalist track, at Pacific University in Hillsboro, OR.  Kate's general approach to therapy is Acceptance and Commitment therapy, but she also utilizes interventions from many different theoretical orientations.  Her main focus in therapy is working with individuals to find better ways to handle distressing symptoms and enrich their lives.  She enjoys and is willing to work with individuals with a wide variety of concerns.  In her free time, Kate likes to listen to live music, go hiking, and spend time with family and friends.

 

Laurie M. Meguro, MA

Laurie is currently a graduate student at George Fox University in the Doctor of Clinical Psychology Program (PsyD).  She is passionate about university life and college students, and she is looking forward to continuing her clinical work and training with the students of Pacific University.  Areas of special interest include identity development, relationship concerns, grief/bereavement, trauma, multicultural issues, and spirituality, as well as issues related to depression/anxiety, mood disorders, self-esteem, and personality dynamics.  For fun and relaxation, Laurie enjoys adventuring with friends, eating delicious foods, creative projects, drinking Diet Coke, and Netflix-ing.

 
David Kline, MA
"Hello! My name is David Kline and I am a student here at Pacific University in the School of Graduate Psychology.  When it comes to clinical work I like to talk with people and work through issues in a collaborative manner that helps to empower and move through tough time together.  I really like to discuss issues that involves independence as you start out at the university, but I also welcome you to bring anything you want to talk about into the room.  When I am not working in the counseling center, I am exercising, playing guitar, camping, fishing, or anything else that involves outdoors and close friends.  Please ask me anything about the counseling center or anything on your mind."
 

Amanda Guerrero, MA

Amanda completed her Master's in Arts in Applied Psychological Science at Pacific University and is currently a training clinician completing her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Pacific University.  She is passionate about working with young adults exploring their individual differences and empowering them to overcome challenges that will allow them to live more fulfilling lives.  Amanda is a generalist and enjoys working with individuals on a variety of concerns consisting of: depression, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, adjustment, relationships, self-esteem, and those who are survivors of trauma.  Amanda focuses on working collaboratively with clients to help them achieve their goals.  She works from an integrated approach drawing on various interventions such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Gestalt therapy to best meet the needs of her clients.  In her free time, Amanda enjoys watching sports, dancing, and exploring the outdoors with her dog.

 

Liz Hoose, MA

Liz Hoose is a student in the Doctor of Clinical Psychology program at George Fox University.  Prior to beginning here, Liz earned her Bachelor's degree for Psychology from Brigham Young University in Utah.  She has previous experience working with high risk children and adolescents, and general community mental health but enjoys working with an array of people.  Some of her clinical interests include existential and interpersonal therapy, and clients who have experienced interpersonal trauma.  In her free time, Liz enjoys drawing, painting, playing volleyball, and hanging out with her cats.  She is originally from upstate New York.