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, Vt. 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.
Kate Morris, MA
Kate is a graduate of Davidson College (Davidson, N.C.) and St. Ambrose University School of Social Work (Davenport, Iowa). She has served in a variety of therapeutic roles, including as a spiritual and bereavement counselor to hospital and hospice patients and their families at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and, most recently, as a college counselor at St. Ambrose University. Kate is a Licensed Social Worker and Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor and leads groups on body image and intuitive eating.
Meghan Albrecht, MA, LICSW, LADC
Meghan is a graduate of the Smith School for Social Work. She is a Licensed Social Worker and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Meghan has worked in a variety of settings including an acute crisis center, inpatient, college, high school and most recently outpatient substance abuse and mental health counseling at Behavioral Health and Wellness in Morrisville, VT. She received her certificate for trauma studies in 2017 through the Justice Resource Institute of Boston.
Noah Goss-Woliner, MS
Noah is a 2019 graduate of the University of Vermont’s Master's in Mental Health Counseling Program. He is a graduate of Middlebury College with a degree in psychology. Before working at Norwich, Noah was employed as a behavior interventionist for the Howard Center in Burlington, Vt. Noah is also a soccer coach for youth in Vermont.
Melisa Martinez, MA, MS
Melisa is a doctoral candidate in counseling psychology at Auburn University. She is also a graduate of St. John’s University (Jamaica, New York). Melisa has worked in a variety of settings including an inpatient forensic hospital, community mental health center, and college counseling centers. Recently, Melisa completed her American Psychological Association-accredited internship year at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. She is passionate about advocating for the accessibility of mental health services, especially in historically disenfranchised communities. During her free time, Melisa enjoys swimming, taking road trips and listening to music.
Megan Speck, BA
Megan is our graduate counseling intern for the 2020-21 academic year. She is in her final year of the Masters in Mental Health Counseling program at the University of Vermont, where she earned her undergraduate degree in psychology. She has worked at the Howard Center as a behavior support specialist with young adults. Her most recent work is in school systems where she gained one-to-one and group experience with children of various ages. Megan is an avid volunteer for a variety of organizations throughout Vermont.