Offices Staff for the Total Health Center
Mary Ann Abney - Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Mary Ann specializes in Psychiatric and Mental Health issues. She has provided Psychiatric care to the Southern Vermont area for over 30 years in a variety of both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. In addition to maintaining a small, part time private practice, she provides psychiatric consultation and treatment to residential schools and other facilities. Mary Ann is delighted to have the opportunity to work with the staff and students at the Total Health Center. An avid meditation and yoga practitioner, she is looking forward to providing a more holistic approach to facilitating health and wellbeing in the college population.
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Max Foldeak - Director of Health Services
Max serves as Director of health Services for Marlboro College. He has been involved in the mental health profession for over 30 years starting as a psychiatric aide in a psychiatric hospital where he became interested in group work, particularly working with adolescents combining dream groups and video. Before his present position he worked in outpatient clinics conducting dual diagnosis and domestic abuse programs while continuing as a family, group and individual therapist. Max is an alum of Antioch New England Graduate School where he interned with the Brattleboro Family Institute. He has continued his studies with the Assisi group in Italy and Vermont pursuing an interest in archetypal pattern analysis applied to therapy and systems, especially within the college population. He has been a boat captain and sea kayak guide on the Saguenay Fiord. He is an avid landscape painter and pastel artist.
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Nancy Haydock MD - Collaborating Physician
Nancy is a pediatrician (yes-pediatrics goes through college) in Brattleboro who has been consulting at Marlboro for 29 1/2 years (before there was even a Nurse Practitioner). She mostly acts as back up for Ruth and Susan but sometimes sees students in her office in Brattleboro. In her spare time she gardens, hikes and XC skis. Snow and light permitting she likes to try to ski to work at the college once a year from the Post Office.
Judy Katz - Counselor
Judy is a licensed clinical social worker who has been in the counseling field for 25+ years. Her experiences range from young children to older adults but primarily she has worked with adolescents and young adults. Judy has worked in schools, day treatment programs and inpatient settings both in the U.S. and overseas. Prior to coming to Marlboro she was the director of a day treatment program for children and adolescents. She loves working with the college population because they are always seeking to grow and change and challenge her to grow herself. Judy is married with 2 adolescent children and a black lab rescue puppy. She loves to spend time with family and friends either being active outdoors or hanging out on her dock reading. She is an avid tennis player and loves her Net Chix team, who are powerful, exciting, loving, intelligent women.
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Susan Kunhardt - Staff RN
Susan has been an RN for over 30 years, working in a variety of settings from the hospital to a large health clinic to attending elders at the end of their lives. Her favorite population to work with, however, is young adults. When she is not being a nurse, Susan loves tending her dairy goats, growing food, and weeding her medicinal herb garden. She also loves to spend time with her two amazing teen aged daughters.
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Megan MacArthur Littlehales - Office Manager
Megan is the go-to gal for all appointments, insurance concerns, and general information. She is the first person you see when you walk in the front door, and her sympathetic ear is always available. Megan is a life-long resident of Marlboro and lives on the road that is named after her family. When not at work Megan enjoys her garden, plays hard with her dogs, and loves anything that gets her on or in the water. One of her greatest passions is to dodge winter as often as possible to go hiking in the desert of southern Arizona.
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Ruth Loomis - Nurse Practitioner
Ruth has been practicing in primary care and college health for 17 years. Prior to that she worked as a nurse in emergency medicine for many years. She can diagnose, prescribe, suture, and order tests and x-rays. She offers women’s health, gynecologic services, and std and PAP tests. In her spare time she does ballroom dancing, pounds moguls, rides horses, kayaks, swims and hikes. She doesn’t sit still very well!
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Matt Buchanan Cherry - Counseling Intern
Matt Buchanan Cherry is currently a graduate student at Antioch University New England in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program. He graduated from Prescott College in AZ. with a BA in Psychology and Adventure Education. Matt was recently working at The Brattleboro Retreat as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor on the adult inpatient psychiatric unit. He has been specializing in drug and alcohol counseling for the last 14 years and has worked in a variety of settings including residential, outpatient, and wilderness programs, in the west. He has worked with adolescents, young adults, and adults, and particularly enjoys working with young adults because of their energy and the focus on transitions and change. Matt enjoys spending time with his family and playing with their three year old son. He loves being outdoors doing a variety of activities such as biking, hiking, snowshoeing, swimming, and berry picking. Matt feels a strong purpose to encourage and support people’s health and wellness, and is honored to have a part in their process of change. He is excited to be part of the team at the THC.
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Erin Berard - Counseling Intern
Erin Berard is a mental health clinical intern at the Total Health Center this year. She has served in her communities as a teacher, social worker, child advocate, construction worker, counselor and mother for 30 years. She has had extensive training in unschooling, overcoming family violence, crisis intervention, undoing racism, international social work, consensus building, dialectical behavioral therapy, labor practices for construction workers in MA and mother/daughter connections. She is studying for a Masters in Mental Health Counseling from Union Institute and University in Brattleboro. She intends to graduate in August of 2013. Erin is compelled by the innovative principles and practices of Marlboro College and looks forward to a year of listening and learning.
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