Please note that masks are required to enter the Health + Counseling Offices.
Larry Cerecedes, PhD, Interim Director of Counseling
Laura MacDonald, PsyD
Mirelva Colon, LMHC, CASAC
Sherry Ou-Yang, LCSW
Daniel Sullivan, PsyD
KAHAN SABLO, D.Ed.
Dr. Kahan Sablo came to Bard in 2020 as the Dean of Inclusive Excellence. With a passion for the mental well-being of historically marginalized communities, he also joined the Counseling Services team in the fall of 2021 as a Master of Social Work (MSW) intern from Fordham University. He has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Justice and a Master of Science degree in Counseling and Psychological Services, both from SUNY Oswego. Earning a Doctorate of Education degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Kahan’s research interest focused on the perceived impact of gospel choir participation on the retention of African American students at predominantly White institutions. Kahan is a licensed minister, church musician/choir director, EMT-Paramedic, and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. In addition, he serves as the national President of Adodi - a same gender-loving (gay) spiritual organization for men of African descent. In his free time, Kahan enjoys “Wogging” (Walking/jogging), cooking “soul food,” photography, gardening, and volleyball.
Casey O'neil, MHC Intern
Casey is earning her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Marist College.
Previously, she received a BA in Sociology from SUNY New Paltz. She has a wide variety of clinical interests and is excited to be working with Bard Students. In her free time she enjoys cooking and baking, hiking, and spend time with friends.
Jenny Meyer Colman, MD, Staff Psychiatrist
Dr. Colman received her medical degree from Columbia University, and earned her BA from Harvard University.
Ilyse Simon, RD, CDN, Consulting Nutritionist
Gordon, Certified Therapy Dog
Gordon is a Scottish Terrier living his best life in Kingston, NY. He was born in August 2018 and rescued in October 2018. He lives with 3 other dogs, 2 cats and 4 humans. He thinks Bard students are the BEST. He loves his job as a therapy dog and wears his Alliance of Therapy Dogs tag with pride. His hobbies are bothering the cats, snuggling, chewing pencils and playing with his Bard besties Lavinia and Luke.