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Meet the Counseling Staff

Please note that all of our counselors are "generalist" trained to work with students on any personal issue. However, we have listed some particular areas of interest and specialized training as well.

Shauna Hong, LCSW, PPSC

Shauna Hong, LCSW, PPSC

Counselor Faculty for Hayward and Concord 
Director of Counseling

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCS24276
San Jose State University

SHCS Staff Member since 2009

Academic Training: San José State University, MSW, 2003

Areas of Special Interest: First Generation College Students, Identity Development (Ethnic, Sexual, Gender, Spiritual), Relationships, Couples, Social Justice

Languages spoken other than English: Spanish

Personal or Professional Quote: “The souls speaks its truth only under quiet, inviting, and trustworthy conditions. The soul is like a wild animal – tough, resilient, savvy, self-sufficient, and yet exceedingly shy.” - Parker Palmer

Colleen Arnold, Ph.D, LMFT

Colleen Arnold, Ph.D, LMFT

Lead Counselor Faculty

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT 36921
California School of Professional Psychology

SHCS Staff Member since 2016

Academic Training: San Jose State University, MS in Clinical Psychology, 1992; California School of Professional Psychology, Ph.D in Clinical Psychology, 2002

Areas of Special Interest: Positive Psychology, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Crisis Intervention

Personal or Professional Quote: “The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.” - CG Jung

Stacey Bellone, MSW, LCSW

Stacey Bellone, LCSW

Counselor Faculty

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCS26682
California State University, Bakersfield

SHCS Staff Member since 2014

Academic Training: California State University, Bakersfield, MSW, 2007

Areas of Special Interest: Relationship Issues, Adjustment to Life’s Transitions, Anxiety, Gender and Sexuality, Faith and Spirituality, Grief and Loss

Personal or Professional Quote: “Kind words are short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” - Mother Teresa

Tara Fischetti

Tara Fischetti, Psy. D

Counselor Faculty

Licensed Psychologist, PSY 21702
Alliant International University

SHCS Staff Member since 2016

Academic Training: California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, Los Angeles, MA Clinical Psychology 2004; Psy.D, 2006

Areas of Special Interest: PTSD, Trauma, Anxiety, Stress Management, Domestic/Dating Violence, Self-Esteem, Personal Growth, Guided Imagery, Mindfulness, CBT.

Personal or Professional Quote: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.” - Dr. Suess

Sara Glozer, MA, LMFT

Sara Glozer, MA, LMFT

Counselor Faculty

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT 84614
California Institute of Integral Studies

SHCS Staff Member since 2016

Academic Training: California Institute of Integral Studies, Masters in Integral Counseling Psychology, 2010

Areas of Special Interest: Couples, Relationships, Women’s Issues, Trauma, Mindfulness, Grief and Loss, Personal Growth

Personal or Professional Quote: “Ring the bells that still can ring, forget your perfect offering; there is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.”- Leonard Cohen

Sarah Barnard, MA

Sarah Barnard, MA

Senior Counselor Intern

MFT Registerd Intern No. 81830
San Francisco State University

SHCS Staff Member since 2014

Academic Training: SF State University, Master’s in Counseling Psychology, 2014

Areas of Special Interest: PTSD and Trauma Relief, Social Justice, Somatic Therapy, Mindfulness, Relationships, Personal Growth, Identity Development and Stress Management

Personal or Professional Quote: “We take care of the future best by taking care of the present now.” - Jon Kabat-Zinn

Lelyla Eraslan, MA

Leyla Eraslan, MA

Associate Counselor

Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, #2458

Registered Associate Marraige and Family Counselor, #89285

John F. Kennedy University

SHCS Staff Member since 2018

Academic Training:  John F. Kennedy University, Masters in Counseling Psychology (Specialization in Expressive Arts Therapy), 2015

Areas of Special Interest:  Anxiety, Identity (Gender, Sexuality, Race, Nationality, etc.), Body Positivity, Social Justice, Relationships, Art in Healing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care

Personal or Professional Quote: "Just like moons and like suns/With the certainty of tides/Just like hopes springing high/Still I'll rise." -Maya Angelou, "Still I Rise"

 

 

Chanda Watson, MSW

Chanda Watson, MSW

Associate Counselor

SHCS Staff Member since 2018

Academic Training:  California State University East Bay, MSW, 2018

Areas of Special Interest:  Communication Skills, Relationships, Mindfulness, Self-Care, Family Dynamics, Trauma, Single Parents.

Personal or Professional Quote: "Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail" - Ralph Waldo Emerson.

"Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness and still become something beautiful" - unknown

Manveen Chahal,  Associate Counselor

Manveen Chahal, Associate Counselor

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, AMFT 93966 University of Southern California

SHCS Staff Member since 2018

Academic Training: University of Southern California MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2016

Areas of Special Interest: Depression, Anxiety, Mindfulness, Stress Management, and Existential Crises

Personal or Professional Quote: "What I'm not confused about is the world needing much more love, no hate, no prejudice, no bigotry, and more unity, peace, and understanding." Stevie Wonder

Gusty Chahal, Associate Counselor Service Dog

Gusty Chahal, Associate Counselor Service Dog

SHCS Staff Member since 2018

Academic Training: The Seeing Eye Inc, MA in Guide Dog Assistance Areas of interest: fetch, tug of war, chasing squirrels, and belly rubs.

Personal/professional quote: "Bow wow wow, yippy yo, yippy yay" - Snoop Dogg

Kathryn Kirkpatrick, LCSW Counselor Faculty

Kathryn Kirkpatrick, LCSW Counselor Faculty

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW 60751 Columbia University

SHCS Staff Member since 2018

Academic Training: Columbia University School of Social Work, MSW, 2008

Areas of Special Interest: First Generation Students, Relationship Issues, Social Justice, Coping with trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Grief and Loss, and Women's Empowerment.

Languages spoken other than English: Spanish

Personal or Professional Quote: "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou

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