Academic and Staff Assistance Program - Biographies
Carol Kirshnit, Ph.D.
Carol Kirshnit is a licensed clinical psychologist and the coordinator of the Academic and Staff Assistance Program at UC Davis Health System. Her more than 20 years of clinical experience include working in university counseling centers, hospital settings, employee assistance, and private practice. She earned an undergraduate degree in psychology and social relations from Harvard University, and masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Loyola University of Chicago. Her areas of special interest include stress management, dealing with depression, relationship issues, parenting, sports psychology, work-life balance, health/wellness, and coping with grief/loss. Carol says she feels honored to be in the position of providing support and assistance to members of the health system employee community and their family members on both work-related and personal concerns. E-mail: email@example.com
Marjorie Trogdon Shock, L.C.S.W.
Marjorie Trogdon Shock is a licensed clinical social worker with over 20 years of clinical experience. She earned her undergraduate degree in Spanish and Sociology at Virginia Tech and her Masters in Social Work at California State University, Sacramento. Areas of Marjorie's special interest include: wellness, balancing work and life, eldercare, marital/partner relationships, and job stress. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jessica Haskins, Psy.D.
Jessica is a licensed clinical psychologist who obtained her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Argosy University, San Francisco/Bay Area. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the UC Davis. Jessica has experience working with adults, adolescents, and children. She has previous clinical training in community mental health. Her special interests include: anxiety, depression, stress management, values clarification, and mindfulness. E-mail: email@example.com
Marina A. Podoreanu, MSW
Marina A. Podoreanu obtained her Masters degree in Social Work from Sacramento State University. She is the Employee Wellness Coordinator for UC Davis Health System. Marina coordinates and implements a variety of employee wellness activities, workshops, programs, and resources in order to promote a healthy lifestyle. If you would like to learn more about wellness, you can contact Marina at 916-734-2727, or send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacquline S. Smith, M.A.
Jacquline Smith is a psychology intern completing her doctoral degree in clinical forensic psychology from Alliant International University, Sacramento. She earned an undergraduate degree in psychology from California State University Sacramento and her master’s degree in clinical forensic psychology from Alliant International University. Jacquline has gained experience in inpatient and outpatient settings conducting individual and group sessions, substance abuse counseling, psychological assessment, and crisis interventions. Her areas of interest include working with crisis intervention, anger management, depression, anxiety, psychotic disorders, substance abuse/chemical dependency, and grief/loss.
Sandra Stemple is a licensed clinical social worker with a variety of experience working in the mental health field. She earned her undergraduate degree in Social Work from California State University Fresno and her master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently a psychology intern at ASAP completing her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Alliant International University, Fresno Campus. Sandra enjoys working with children, adolescents, couples, families and adults facing a variety of challenges including; depression, anxiety, stress management and self-esteem. Email: email@example.com