Ms. Millar is a graduate of CSUB. She has over twenty five years experience working as a licensed Marriage, Family Therapist. She worked in private practice in the community before returning to CSU, Bakersfield in the fall of 1999. She is interested in and enthusiastic about helping students work through the concerns that affect their university experience. She is currently Vice Chair of the Academic Senate and instrumental in organizing Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness months’ activities each year at CSUB. MS. Millar is also the Ombuds Officer assisting students who may find themselves in conflict with a faculty, staff or administrator or with University policies.
Dr. Harville is a licensed clinical psychologist who joined the Counseling Center in Jan. 2005. He is a CSUB graduate, receiving his B.A. in Psychology and English and an M.A. in Psychology. He received his doctorate in 2002 from the California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno (CSPP). Dr. Harville has strong ties to the community and the University and values working with students, faculty, and staff. He has significant experience working with stress, anxiety, and depression. He welcomes couples and LGBT students.
Ms. Barefield is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is a graduate of UCLA and has been a member of the Counseling Center since 2001. She strives to be an advocate for students in their quest for academic and personal achievement.
Leigh Collins has been a clinical social worker for over ten years. She is licensed in Louisiana and is currently working on licensure in California. She has experience working with students with a wide range of concerns, including grief, anxiety, parenting, substance abuse, and eating disorders. Leigh moved to California with her family two years ago and quickly grew to love Bakersfield and CSUB. In addition to working part-time in the Counseling Center, Leigh is a lecturer in the Department of Social Work.
Mr. Lord is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. He has spent the past 11 years in the helping profession. After earning his B.A. in Child Development from Humboldt State University, he spent 5 years in Southern California working with children in residential care. Mr. Lord earned his masters degree in social work from CSUB. Over the past 6 years, he has continued to work in the field of mental health and with adults and children exposed to trauma including domestic violence and sexual assault. Mr. Lord is dedicated to helping CSUB students address their most pressing concerns while they continue to work toward their life’s goals.