SHARON MCNULTY, LPC, BCPC, NCC, ACS, DRCC, CCTP – MANAGING ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Ms. McNulty attended the University of Scranton and received her Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Health and Human Services. She then received her Master of Education degree in College Counseling/ Student Personnel Administration from the University of Delaware. She has also achieved a Masters of Arts in Education degree in Teaching from St. Peter’s University. Prior to coming to the Kean University Counseling Center, Ms. McNulty has served initially as a clinician, and then as the Counseling Center Director for three New Jersey colleges. She has certifications as a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Board Certified Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. In addition, Ms. McNulty is also certified as a Disaster Response Certified Counselor, and a Clinical Certified Trauma Professional. She has served as an adjunct professor for a Counseling Psychology master’s program and supervises masters interns. Ms. McNulty has dedicated her career to her passion for the development and empowerment of diverse college students. Her specific clinical interests include, outreach programming, surviving domestic and sexual violence and women’s issues.
KIMBERLY QUINN, MSW, LCSW, LCADC - COORDINATOR OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ASSISTANCE SERVICES
Ms. Quinn received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston University; she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of New Jersey. Ms. Quinn is the Coordinator of Alcohol and Drug Assistance Services for the student counseling center and oversees all substance related services. She provides screening, counseling, psycho-educational programming, consultation and referrals. Ms. Quinn has extensive experience working with mental health and substance related issues, with a focus on the following populations: Greek Life, Athletes, Veterans and those who present with co-occurring disorders. As the Coordinator of Alcohol and Drug Assistance Services for the counseling center Ms. Quinn established and serves as the Chair of the University Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Task Force.
LORI BARNETT, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. - CLINICIAN
Ms. Barnett is a licensed clinical social worker and a part time clinician at the Kean Counseling Center. She received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Kean University in 2009. Ms. Barnett served as a social work intern/counselor at the counseling center for one year prior to being hired as a licensed professional and has worked with a wide range of student concerns via both individual and group counseling. Ms. Barnett has previous experience in group work and trauma while working for Catholic Charities as an intern/counselor to human trafficking survivors. Her current professional interests include issues of attachment, identity, assertiveness and boundary-setting. Ms. Barnett’s professional experience includes marketing and advertising in addition to social work. She spent over a decade working in three of the country’s largest advertising agencies creating nationally viewed television, radio and print advertising.
PATRICIA STOUDT – PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Ms. Stoudt is the full time program assistant at the Kean Counseling Center. She has completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science with a minor in Music at Kean University, and obtained her State of New Jersey Producer License. Ms. Stoudt oversees the center’s front desk operations in terms of welcoming/interacting with students and managing administrative duties. Her many years at Kean have allowed her to develop exceptional interpersonal and professional skills.