Counseling Services Staff
Bruce G. Lynch, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Associate Dean of Students for Student Counseling and Health Needs
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Bruce joined the Counseling Services and Student Health staff in January 2014, and has over twenty five years of experience providing services to students in college counseling centers. Bruce earned his Ph.D. from the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 1995, and worked as a Staff Psychologist in Old Dominion University’s counseling center from 1996 to 2003. He worked in the Counseling & Testing Center at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro from 2003 to 2013, serving as the Director for five and one half years and holding positions of Assistant Director, Training Coordinator, and Senior Staff Psychologist. Bruce is a generalist therapist who assists students with a variety of mental health, situational and developmental concerns. Areas of professional interest include supervision, suicide prevention, affirming diversity, treatment of depression and anxiety, short term therapy, ethics, wellness, and family systems. He enjoys providing assistance to Etown College students.
Jennifer Deitz, MS, LPC
Assistant Director for Student Counseling and Health Needs
Jennifer joined the Counseling Services staff in September 2021 after several years in private practice. In addition to private practice, Jennifer has worked in a variety of clinical settings, to include psychiatric residential treatment facilities, drug and alcohol treatment programs, universities and outpatient clinics. Jennifer earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Shippensburg University where she majored in psychology, minored in Anthropology and later received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Jennifer specializes in working with young adults, college students, those who have experienced trauma and the LGBTQIA+ Community. Jennifer’s counseling approach is eclectic and holistic with a focus on building a trusting therapeutic relationship. Her style of therapy is person centered, strength based, solution focused and trauma informed. Jennifer has been trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) as well as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Jennifer has worked with college students in many different settings and is passionate about supporting Elizabethtown College students through this important stage of life.
Shaheema (Mimi) Duncan, MA, NCC
Staff Counselor-BIPOC Focus
Mimi joined the Counseling Services staff in January 2023. She received her undergraduate degree in Applied Organizational Behavior Psychology from Albright College in 2019. Mimi received her graduate degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Messiah University in 2022 and became a National Certified Counselor the same year. Mimi Has worked with various populations ranging in age, race, cultural experiences, and mental health needs. She enjoys working with young adults, college students, and has a passion for working with individuals from the BIPOC community. Adopting an eclectic style, Mimi pulls from numerous theoretical approaches, including person-centered, solution-focused, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), strength-based, and mindfulness practices. Areas of professional interest include anxiety, depression, attachment theory, adjustment to life changes, and race-based trauma. Having extensive experience counseling in the higher education setting, Mimi is elated to be a part of the Elizabethtown College community.
Kayshen Morel, MA
Kayshen joined the Counseling Services staff in January 2023. Prior to that, he served as an Assistant Director for Housing & Residence Life where he first joined Elizabethtown College in March 2021. Kayshen earned his Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Stockton University in 2016 and his Masters Degree in Counseling in Educational Settings in 2020. Kayshen enjoys working with young adult populations, supporting first-generation college students, people of color, and marginalized individuals. Kayshen approaches counseling through a combination of modalities including person-centered, strengths-based, and motivational interviewing, while employing mindfulness techniques and interventions. His professional interests include anxiety, depression, spirituality, grief, and the development of interpersonal relationships. Kayshen is passionate about creating spaces that foster a student's growth and healing through individual sessions as well as outreach programs throughout the Etown campus community.
Sarah Brimmer, MA, LPC
Sarah joined the Counseling Services staff in August 2023 after several years in private practice. In addition to private practice, Sarah has worked in a variety of clinical settings, to include psychiatric residential treatment facilities and outpatient clinics. Sarah earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Liberty University where she majored in psychology, minored in Bible and Women’s Ministry, and specialized in Counseling. She later received her master’s degree in Professional Counseling. Sarah’s counseling approach is person-centered and holistic with a focus on building a trusting therapeutic relationship. Her style of therapy is person centered, strength based, solution focused and trauma informed. Sarah has been trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) as well as art and music therapy, and is well versed in dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy and reality therapy. Sarah has worked with college students in many different settings and is passionate about supporting Elizabethtown College students through this important stage of life.