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Meet our Staff & Make an Appointment

We look forward to meeting with you! We are available, both in-person and virtually, at varying times during the day on weekdays, as well as outside of the traditional 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday model, especially for students on clerkships who may have more limited availability. Please go to our Bookings (appointment-making) sites to see which days in-person sessions are offered. After hours and weekend hours will be virtual only at this time.

If you are not sure if you should schedule a counseling appointment with Lisa or a wellness appointment with Sundari, just reach out to one of us and we will help you determine who would be the best fit for your needs.

  • Mental Health & Wellness Program Manager

    Lisa’s experience and interests will make her a valuable resource for students. She received her masters in social work, with a focus in clinical work with children and families, from CUNY Hunter. She has many years of experience working with primarily families and individuals of color, and specializes in treating anxiety, depression, and OCD. She has worked in many different settings, including large non-profits, hospitals, and universities, and enjoys working with youth and young adults and helping them learn skills to better manage their lives both individually and in groups. Lisa loves working with first-generation students and immigrants, as well as queer and gender diverse people
  • Student Wellness Counselor

    Sundari brings compassion, curiosity, and a wealth of knowledge from professional and personal experience to the student wellness counselor role. She holds dual master’s degrees in social work and public health from the University of Connecticut, where she specialized in behavioral health integrated care. Sundari has worked in diverse clinical settings (outpatient substance use treatment, primary care, women’s health care, higher education) and has developed strong interprofessional communication skills through her work with first- and second-year medical students at UConn Health/Connecticut Area Health Education Center. A registered yoga teacher and mindfulness facilitator, Sundari specializes in mindfulness-based interventions for stress and anxiety. She has a particular interest in the equitable delivery of wellness services to all and is passionate about working with individuals with disabilities.
  • Clinical Psychologist

    Dr. Kathlene Tracy is a Clinical Psychologist within the Mental Health and Wellness Program and leads Psychotherapy Development at Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and Mental Health and Counseling (MHC)-Yale Health. Dr. Tracy has over three decades of experience developing and delivering addiction and psychiatric treatments while in joint clinical and research positions at academic institutions and affiliated treatment settings leading services within inpatient, outpatient, and community settings within the mental health field. Because of her expertise in measurement, design, training, and behavioral treatments, Dr. Tracy has been an active national committee member of the NIDA MDRU’s Clinical Methods Committee and Psychosocial Treatments Committee and the NIDA CTN Assessment and Measures Committee and Training Subcommittee as well as a valued merit grant reviewer for several PCORI and NIH/NIDA initiatives.  Dr. Tracy has additional proficiency in mental health evidenced based treatment development and translation into practice and has been an invited reviewer of the SAMHSA grant delivery structure, in addition to, Treatment Improvement Projects (TIP) for developing national guidelines.  Within institutions, she has been active on local committees to safeguard the protection of subjects in research trials, ensure quality research methodology, and promote psychosocial rehabilitation clinical services.  Dr. Tracy has a longstanding interest in providing state of the art quality care and has received Stage I and Stage II behavioral therapies development funding from multiple sources including NIDA and NIAAA as well as funding from federal/state agencies.  Dr. Tracy looks forward to applying these skills in continued efforts to improve the wellness and wellbeing of others.

Schedule an Appointment or Contact Us

Lisa Ho

Lisa offers both in-person appointments (on Tuesdays and Thursdays) and virtual appointments using Zoom. You can schedule appointments using her confidential Bookings program.

You also can reach Lisa at

Sundari Birdsall

Sundari offers both in-person appointments and virtual appointments using Zoom. You can schedule appointments using her confidential Bookings program.

You also can reach Sundari at

Dr. Kathlene Tracy

Dr. Tracy offers both in-person appointments and virtual appointments using Zoom. You can schedule appointments using her confidential Bookings program. You can also reach Dr. Tracy at

Office Location

2 Church Street South, Suite 316.

This off-campus location was chosen to balance student confidentiality with convenience.