Our Staff

Adetutu Ajibose

Adetutu Ajibose, M.A.
Psychology Intern

Pronouns she/her/hers. Adetutu joined the Center in 2019. She has a B.A. in psychology from York College, City University of New York. Adetutu earned her M.A. in psychology from William James College where she is a currently a fourth-year doctoral candidate in clinical psychology. Her professional interests include art therapy, empowerment, international psychology, mental health destigmatization, positive psychology, substance use, and trauma. In her free time, Adetutu enjoys music, reading, spending time with family and friends, travel, writing and performing spoken word, and writing short stories.

Gabrielle Arroyo

Gabrielle Arroyo, M.A.
Psychology Intern                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pronouns she/her/hers. Gabi joined the Center in 2018. She has a B.A. in psychology from University of California, Davis. Gabi earned her M.A. in psychology from William James College where she is currently a fifth-year doctoral candidate in clinical psychology. Her professional interests include assessment, forensic psychology, and substance use. In her free time, Gabi enjoys live music, new cuisine, time with family and friends, and travel.


Christopher Bailey, Ph.D.
Director/Psychologist

Pronouns he/him/his. Dr. Bailey joined the Center as Assistant Director in 2011, appointed Associate Director in 2015, named Interim Director in 2016, and promoted to Director in 2018. He has a B.A. in psychology from Providence College and a M.A. in clinical psychology from Connecticut College. Chris earned a doctorate in counseling psychology from University of Missouri-Kansas City. He is a licensed psychologist in Rhode Island. Prior to Roger Williams, his previous counseling center experience includes Rhode Island College, Rockhurst University, Stonehill College, and the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Bailey also worked in career services, community mental health centers, juvenile probation, a psychiatric hospital, and residential care with individuals diagnosed with neurodevelopmental disorders. His professional interests include administration, college student development, career psychology, emotion regulation, mental health destigmatization, outreach presentations (topics such as happiness, stress reduction, and sleep), personality theories, positive psychology, supervision, and training. In his free time, Chris enjoys art, baseball, music, time with family, friends, and pets, as well as travel.

Michelle Codner

Michelle Codner, M.A.
Psychology Intern

Pronouns she/her/hers. Michelle joined the Center in 2019. She has a B.A. in psychology from the University of the West Indies, in Kingston, Jamaica. Michelle earned a M.A. in counseling psychology from American International College. She is currently a fourth-year doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at William James College. Her professional interests include depression, empowerment, mental health destigmatization, supporting families of those diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, trauma, and working with couples and families. In her free time, Michelle enjoys driving, reading, spending time with family and friends, and watching basketball and soccer.

Kaitlyn Cournoyer

Kaitlyn Cournoyer, M.A.
Psychology Intern                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Pronouns she/her/hers. Kaitlyn joined the Center in 2019. She has a B.A. in psychology and gender & sexuality studies from Stonehill College. Kaitlyn earned her M.A. in psychology from William James College where she is a currently a fourth-year doctoral candidate in clinical psychology. Her previous counseling center experience was at Rhode Island College. Kaitlyn's professional interests include identity development, interpersonal concerns, life transitions, outreach, positive psychology, and relational-cultural theory. In her free time, she enjoys coffee shops, documentaries, spending time with family, friends, and her pet, and travel.

Carmaudely Galliotte

Carmaudely Galliotte, M.A., M.S.
Psychology Intern                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pronouns she/her/hers. Carmaudely joined the Center in 2019. She has a B.A. in psychology from Florida International University. Carmaudely completed a M.S. in Counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She earned her M.A. in psychology from William James College where she is a currently a fourth-year doctoral candidate in clinical psychology. Carmaudely's professional interests include anxiety, autism spectrum, depression, grief, neurodevelopmental disorders, and substance use. In her free time, she enjoys reading, travel, and worship.

Kineret Kandelker, Psy.D.
Staff Psychologist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Pronouns she/her/hers. Dr. Kandelker joined the Center in 2013. After completing her internship and fellowship training in our Counseling Center, she became a staff member in 2017. Kineret has a B.A. in psychology from University of Connecticut. Dr. Kandelker earned a M.A. and doctorate in clinical psychology from William James College. She is a licensed psychologist in Rhode Island. Dr. Kandelker had internships at Community Care Services and Corrigan Mental Health Center. She has completed a research assistantship in Psychological Services at University of Connecticut. Dr. Kandelker's professional interests include attachment, diversity and inclusion, international students, interpersonal functioning, mood disorders, and trauma. In her free time, Kineret enjoys cooking, hiking, reading, and time with family and friends.

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Deborah Knapman, LICSW
Staff Counselor                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pronouns she/her/hers. Debbie joined the Center in 2015. She has a B.A. in English and philosophy from Boston College and earned a M.S.W. from Hunter College. Debbie is a licensed social worker in Rhode Island. Prior to Roger Williams, her previous counseling center experience includes Johnson & Wales University, Providence College, and University of Rhode Island. She has also worked in a variety of other settings including domestic and sexual violence agencies, public high schools, and residential treatment facilities. Her professional interests include healthy relationships, self-care, social justice, and spirituality. In her free time, Debbie enjoys beaches, nature, and time with family and friends.

Sima Menora

Sima Menora, M.A.
Psychology Intern                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Pronouns she/her/hers. Sima joined the Center in 2018. She has a B.A. in accounting from Yeshiva University. Sima earned a M.A. in psychology from William James College where she is currently a fifth-year doctoral candidate in clinical psychology. Her professional interests include empowerment, grief and loss, and self-efficacy. In her free time, Sima enjoys cycling, hiking, reading, tennis, and time with family.


Maureen Minarik, Ph.D.
Assistant Director/Psychologist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Pronouns she/her/hers. Dr. Minarik joined the Center in 2015 and was promoted to Assistant Director in 2016. She has a B.A. in psychology from University of Maryland, College Park. Maureen earned a M.A. in psychology and doctorate in clinical psychology from American University. She is a licensed psychologist in Rhode Island. Prior to Roger Williams, her previous counseling center experience includes American University, Johnson & Wales University, and University of Rhode Island. She completed an internship with the US Navy and has served on active duty. Maureen also worked in an employee assistance program, military settings, psychiatric hospitals, and a VA medical center. Dr. Minarik's professional interests include assisting service members and families, grief and loss, living well with illness, positive psychology, size diversity and acceptance, and suicide prevention. In her free time, Maureen enjoys creativity, fitness and running, reading, time with family and friends, and travel.

Jennifer Nadeau

Jennifer Nadeau, M.D.
Consulting Psychiatrist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Pronouns she/her/hers. Dr. Nadeau joined the Center in 2018. She has a B.A. in psychology from Sarah Lawrence College. Jen earned her medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is a licensed allopathic physician in Rhode Island. Prior to Roger Williams, her previous counseling center experience is at Providence College. Jen completed her psychiatry internship and residency at University of California San Diego Department of Psychiatry, where she served as chief resident for one year. Dr. Nadeau worked for the United States Navy in addiction psychiatry. Currently, she works at Butler Hospital and operates a private practice in medication management and psychotherapy. Dr. Nadeau's professional interests include addiction psychiatry, adjustment to and from college, and early adulthood development. In her free time, Jen enjoys horseback riding, running, time with family, and travel.

Rachel Sardinha

Rachel Sardinha
Secretary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Pronouns she/her/hers. Rachel joined the Center in 2017. Previously, she had been the secretary for Health Services at Roger Williams University for 6 years. Rachel has always had a desire to help others. Early in her career path she worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant and later as a Medical Assistant as she gained experience in a variety of specialities. In her free time, Rachel enjoys baking, camping, knitting, reading, and time with family and Indy, her Australian Shepherd.

Tinatin Surguladze, Ph.D.

Tinatin Surguladze, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Pronouns she/her/hers. Dr. Surguladze joined the Center in 2018. After completing her fellowship training in our Counseling Center, she became a staff member in 2019. She has a B.A. and M.S. in psychology from Educational Institute of Clinical, General and Applied Psychology in Tbilisi, Georgia. Tinatin earned a second M.S. in social research methods from University of Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom. Dr. Surguladze completed her doctorate in counseling psychology from University of Massachusetts Boston. She is a licensed psychologist in Rhode Island. Prior to Roger Williams, her previous counseling center experience includes University of Connecticut and University of Massachusetts Lowell. Tinatin also worked in a community outpatient clinic and a hospital setting. Dr. Surguladze's professional interests include anxiety, depression, identity development, international students, and suicide prevention. In her free time, Tinatin enjoys earl gray tea, music, photography, reading, swimming, and time with family and friends. 

Emily Wilcox

Emily Wilcox, Psy.D.
Post-Doctorate Fellow                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Pronouns she/her/hers. Dr. Wilcox joined the Center in 2019. She has a B.A. in English and psychology from Connecticut College. Emily earned her M.Ed. in psychology and her doctorate in counseling psychology from Springfield College. Her previous counseling center experience was at Westfield State University. Dr. Wilcox's professional interests include narrative psychology, social justice, and trauma. In her free time, Emily enjoys exploring the area, reading, and time with family and friends.