Nicole Krotinger, MS, LCMHC
Nicole is a graduate of University of Vermont’s undergraduate and graduate degree programs, with a Master of Science from the Mental Health Counseling program in 2002. She has been a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor for adults, children, and families in Vermont for the past 15 years working in a variety of school, clinical, and private practice settings. She was the founding therapist and director of Hannah’s House, a nonprofit community mental health center in Waitsfield, Vermont. Now, as the director of Counseling and Wellness for Norwich, she works on program development and prevention for mental health support and resources on campus.
Melissa Marcellino, MS, LCMHC
Senior mental health counselor
Melissa has been providing individual, couples, family, and group therapy to adolescents and adults since 2007. She has worked in community mental health agencies, residential settings, schools, and homes across Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties. She graduated magna cum laude from St. Michael’s college in 2005, received a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from University of Vermont in 2008, and is a licensed clinical mental health counselor. She has completed intensive training in dialectical behavior therapy, and her work is strongly informed by cognitive-behavioral therapy and solution-focused brief treatment. Melissa enjoys presenting workshops and trainings and is passionate about working with our college population.
Rebecca Pressman, MSW
Rebecca is a recent University of Southern California graduate with a Master of Social Work. She also earned a Bachelor of Arts in music composition from Hamilton College and a Master of Arts in English literature from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. She recently completed a clinical social work internship at Column Health, a substance use disorder clinic in Arlington, Massachusetts. Before pursuing her Master of Social Work degree, Rebecca worked at independent boarding high schools in a variety of roles, including English teacher, student adviser, English department chair, 11th grade class dean, student activities coordinator, dormitory head, choral director and yoga instructor. Rebecca is passionate about helping people explore and better understand their individual and shared human experiences.
Megan Speck, MS
Megan has a Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Vermont. She recently completed her counseling internship at Norwich University and in the past worked in school settings as an interventionist and in mental health agencies as a support specialist. Megan is drawn to work with undergraduates, recognizing that for them, college is a unique time of growth, development and identity exploration. In her free time, she spends time with her rescue dog, running, weightlifting and enjoying time with her family and friends.
Mental health counselor intern
David is our graduate counseling intern for the 2021-22 academic year. He is in his final year of the Masters in Mental Health Counseling Program at the University of Vermont, where he earned his undergraduate degree in English and sociology. He has worked in education and hospitality and is particularly interested in applying critical lenses to media and popular culture. In his free time, David plays soccer, music and fetch with his dog, Sophie.
Will Kraman, LICSW, LADC
Mental Health Counselor
Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor
Will is a dually licensed clinician that has been working for the past 6 years of practice with clinical presentations related to depression, anxiety, substance abuse, emotional and behavioral imbalances, trauma and social and communication issues. Will has worked with young adults and families in both community agency and residential settings in both Chittenden and Washington County in Vermont. His clinical orientation pulls from a variety of clinical models including Cognitive Behavior Therapy, DBT, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness, EMDR, and motivational interviewing. With a long-standing history of working in the wilderness therapy field, his therapeutic work positions him as a guide in client’s journey toward building upon their strengths and resilience, expanding their knowledge of themselves, and discovering their own internal compass to help guide them through life. Will lives in Vermont with his wife and his three children. When not at work, he enjoys time spent with family and being outside pursuing opportunities to go hiking, biking, skiing, tracking and fly fishing.