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Health & Wellness Center Staff

Tara Girard

RN, BSNDirector, Health & Wellness Center and Counseling Center

Tara serves as the Director of the Health and Wellness Center and Counseling Center.

Phone: 608-363-2331

Jamarr Elliott

Administrative Assistant

Jamarr serves as the administrative assistant for the Health & Wellness Center.

Phone: 608-363-2331

Namoonga Mantina'15

Health & Wellness Coordinator

Namoonga graduated from Beloit College in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Society. 


Counseling Center Staff

Nikki Bengtson


Ms. Bengtson has a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from UW-Whitewater. She serves as mental health care coordinator and mental health counselor for the clinic, completing triage assessments, assisting psychiatrists and prescribers with medication needs and counseling and assisting with crisis interventions. Her clinical interests include working with children, adolescents and young adults in the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders from a trauma-informed framework. 

Briana Cox

Briana Cox, MSW, LCSW, SAC-IT: Ms. Cox has a Master of Social Work from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is a Certified Advanced Practice Social Worker. She serves the Beloit Health System Counseling Care Center as a Mental Health Care Coordinator and AODA Counselor, performing triage assessments, managing crisis intervention needs, assisting psychiatrists and prescribers with medical needs and providing therapy to clients with mental health and substance abuse issues. Her clinical interests include anxiety, depression, and substance abuse.

Amy Lindstrom


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.

Andrew Jadczak


Mr. Jadczak has a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northwestern University in Chicago and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He provides therapy at Beloit College and the Counseling Care Center at Beloit Memorial Hospital. His clinical experience includes working with anxiety issues, personality disorders, adjustment issues, and anger management in a psychodynamic framework to build coping skills and insight.s.

Sherry Miller


Ms. Miller has a Master of Science in Human Service Community Counseling from National Louis University.  She is dually licensed to treat mental health and substance abuse concerns.  She is also licensed as an Independent Clinical Supervisor in the field of addictions. She has experience in the treatment of anger, anxiety, ADHD, depression, grief and loss, behavioral issues, fearfulness, addiction and co-occurring disorders.