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Nazareth College Announces New Director of Counseling Services

  • Published: March 06, 2011

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Nazareth College Announces New Director of Counseling Services

Nazareth College is pleased to announce that Malika Kapadia has accepted the position of director of counseling services. With this new position, Kapadia will see clients for individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, develop and implement mental health outreach programs for the campus, provide supervision for the staff, and will be available to consult faculty, staff, administration and others.

Kapadia, of Webster, N.Y., earned a Psy.D. in 2009 and a M.A. in 2006 from Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s APA – accredited doctoral program in Clinical Psychology. She also received a BA in Psychology with a minor in religion from Barnard College, Columbia University in 2003. Previously, she worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow in College Mental Health at the University of Rochester’s Counseling Center. She also held a full-time internship in Clinical Psychology at the American University Counseling Center.

Kapadia comes to Nazareth with experience in individual psychotherapy, couples psychotherapy, relationship-oriented group psychotherapy, and in leading psychoeducational groups focusing on the development and implementation of coping skills. She brings a breadth of training and experience in all these domains, and is particularly excited about beginning a group psychotherapy program to adjunct the individual treatment already offered by Nazareth Counseling Services.

Founded in 1924, Nazareth College is located on a close-knit, suburban campus in the dynamic, metropolitan region of Rochester, N.Y. The College offers challenging academic programs in the liberal arts and sciences and professional programs in health and human services, education, and management. Nazareth's strong cultures of service and community prepare students to be successful professionals and engaged citizens. The College enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students.

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