Health and Wellness Center Staff:
Tara Girard, RN - Director
Flora Weber, Office Administrator
Tara Girard, RN
Pam Mahaffey, NP
Counseling Center Staff:
Laura Trippedi, MS LPC – Ms. Trippiedi has a Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling from Eastern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois. She has experience working with all ages. Clinical interests include working with anxiety, depression, abuse issues, and family dynamics. She has past experience working in foster care, public mental health care, and residential treatment programs for adolescents.
Amy Lindstrom, MSW APSW – Ms. Lindstrom earned her Master's Degree in Social Work from Loyola University in Chicago. Amy provides care both at Beloit College as well as the Counseling Care Center at Beloit Memorial Hospital. She enjoys working with all ages, especially teens and young adults. Her clinical interests include autism spectrum disorders, parenting, anxiety, and life adjustment/transitions.
Shelby Weber, MS – Ms. Weber has a Master of Science degree in Community Counseling from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She serves as a Mental Health Care Coordinator for the clinic, completing triage assessments, assisting psychiatrists and prescribers with medication needs and counseling, and assisting with crisis interventions. She also provides counseling services to students at the Beloit College Counseling Center. Her interests include grief work, depression, AODA, and LGBT issues. She enjoys working with adolescents and adults.
Samantha Schams – Ms. Schams is a Master of Science candidate in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater. She serves as a Mental Health Counseling intern at Beloit Memorial Hospital and Beloit College. She studied Clinical Mental Health Counseling with an emphasis on trauma and addiction counseling. She enjoys working with adults and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and existential issues.