Meet the Team
Dr. Alysa MacMillen, PsyD
Clinical Director, Clinician
Dr. MacMillen earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology and her Doctorate in School/Clinical Psychology from Roberts Wesleyan College. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Mt. Hope Family Center as a trauma therapist and is currently completing her post-doctoral fellowship at Westside Psychological Clinic.
Dr. MacMillen specializes in the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents due to the occurrence of physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse, domestic violence, community violence, and traumatic grief. Dr. MacMillen also offers parent coaching and support, as well as therapeutic intervention for families raising children diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
Dr. MacMillen’s approach to therapy and assessment is empathic, strength-based, and resilience-focused. Dr. MacMillen is firmly committed to the ongoing development of her own cultural humility; she works to provide warm, safe, supportive, and brave spaces for all of her clients to explore, heal, and grow in.
Cheryl Repass, PsyD
Professor of Psychology; Department Chair and Traditional Undergraduate/Graduate Program Co-Director
Dr. Repass specializes in the field of School Psychology with over 15 years of experience working in the schools. She earned her Doctorate in School Psychology from Alfred University and is a Licensed Psychologist as well as Psychology Department Chair, Professor, and Program Co-Director.
Specific areas of expertise are in assessment and diagnosis with primary specialties in areas of learning and behavior, social emotional concerns and their effect on learning, autism, gifted learning behaviors, developmental disabilities, intellectual disabilities, processing disorders and evidence based intervention.
Dr. Repass has been dedicated to the work of understanding the learning needs of children throughout her career. She is committed to better understanding some of the hardest to answer child and adolescent difficulties in hopes of providing better support to children, families, and schools. She welcomes opportunities to form collaborative relationships with home school families, private and charter schools, and P-12 public schools.
Jennifer Aube, PhD
Professor of Psychology; PsyD Program Director and Traditional Undergraduate/Graduate Program Co-Director
Dr. Aube earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from McGill University. She is a Licensed Psychologist as well as Professor of Psychology and Doctoral Program Director at Roberts Wesleyan College. She has over 25 years of experience providing assessment, diagnosis, and therapy services in a variety of settings, including college counseling, private practice, outpatient clinics, and hospitals.
Dr. Aube has experience treating a variety of psychological issues in adults, including depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, grief, and trauma. She works with people who are experiencing stressful life events, difficulties in relationships, loss, and challenges in their lives, and who seek to better understand themselves and develop new skills to manage these challenges more effectively. She has a special interest in providing a space for those who wish to incorporate their Christian faith into the therapy process to become emotionally and spiritually healthy.
Dr. Aube considers it a privilege to partner with those who are struggling. She aims to provide a place where clients can be heard, understood, and accepted. She works collaboratively to help clients gain a better understanding of their problems and to commit to actions that will improve their lives.
Bethany Claes, PsyD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Dr. Claes is a Licensed Psychologist who earned her Doctorate in School Psychology from Alfred University.
With a focus on child/school, her specialty is in behavioral concerns in children, anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, parent consultations, counseling from a Christian faith based perspective.
Tami Sullivan, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Dr. Sullivan earned her PhD in Counseling and Counselor Education, with a concentration on Family Studies from the University of Rochester. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor, and National Board Certified Counselor.
Dr. Sullivan has a varied, extensive and professional background in working in diverse clinical settings including schools, a family support center, outpatient treatment clinics, a university autism spectrum disorder center, and in her private practice, Unified Counseling Services, PLLC.
Specializes in treating children, adolescents and young adults utilizing a wide range of client-centered orientations, Family consultation and support for parenting, interventions, supports and psychoeducation. Extensively trained in Trauma-Informed approaches for individuals and schools, Emotion Freedom Technique, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and creative approaches including play, mindfulness and yoga education.
Administrative Assistant, Department of Psychology
Kelly earned her undergraduate degree in biology and chemistry from SUNY Brockport. Previously a senior technical associate in a prestigious biomedical genetics research lab for 15 years, Kelly has turned her focus to family and other interests.
With a lifelong passion for administrative support, Kelly has embraced her admin role assisting the departments of Psychology and Criminal Justice as well as Westside Psychological Services with billing and scheduling.
Kelly has a personal interest in holistic wellness, and understands the importance of mental health advocacy. She is thrilled to be able to support the greater Rochester community through her clinic role.