Three new full-time staff have joined Kenyon’s Cox Health and Counseling Center for the 2019-20 academic year, available to meet with Kenyon students on an appointment basis. They are committed to providing compassionate care and empowering students to manage their physical and mental health in preparation for life after Kenyon. Learn more about the types of counseling services that are offered.
Bradley Fox, staff psychologist
Bradley received his Master of Arts and doctorate in clinical psychology from Rosemead School of Psychology in La Mirada, California. For the majority of his clinical career, he has worked in the outpatient community mental health sector with adolescents and young adults. He has also been a part of youth crisis response teams in two counties and provided training and psychoeducation to fellow mental health professionals, law enforcement and first responder personnel, and the general public. His primary therapeutic orientations draw from psychodynamic and Gestalt psychology, as well as cognitive behavioral and solution-focused concepts.
Jessica Singrey, mental health counselor
Jessica received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ashland University and a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Capella University. She is an independently licensed professional clinical counselor who has worked in community mental health centers with children, adolescents and adults with co-occurring disorders. Jessica also has experience as a crisis response therapist. Jessica uses person-centered and cognitive-behavioral theories in her counseling approach. She is trained in eye-movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, a trauma-focused treatment approach.
Huynh Son, mental health counselor
Huynh received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the Ohio State University and a master’s degree in marriage and family counseling/therapy from the University of Akron. She is a licensed professional counselor who has worked in children’s residential centers, university counseling centers and private practices. Huynh’s theoretical approach is driven by person-centered and cognitive-behavioral theories within a multicultural framework. Her goal is to provide a safe environment for students to be their authentic self so they can grow, heal and create change.
In addition to the counseling center’s new full-time staff members, two returning staff members, as well as contract physician Marc Clemente ’75, M.D., provide care to Kenyon students through the Cox Center.
Michael Durham, associate director for substance abuse and case management
Michael received a Bachelor of Science in social work from Bowling Green State University in 1990 and has an independent license to practice in the state of Ohio. He has over 30 years’ experience in the field of substance abuse counseling and counseling youth, adults and families. He has been clinical manager of both inpatient and outpatient facilities. Michael’s theoretical approach is based on the stages of change, and he believes recovery is a process, not an event.
Wendy McCarthy, part-time mental health counselor
Wendy is a licensed independent social worker and part-time counselor excited for her first year working with Kenyon students. A native of Ohio, she holds a Bachelor of Science in human ecology, child and family studies, and a master’s in clinical social work, both from the Ohio State University. She has been licensed independently since 1995 and has worked in settings including medical social work, outpatient behavioral health, case management, child abuse prevention and private practice. Wendy primarily uses cognitive behavioral therapy and brief, solution-focused treatment.