Student Counseling

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Wanda Sevey, MDiv, LMFT
Director of Student Counseling

Wanda’s work is rooted in her conviction that being in relationship is part of being created in God’s image and that the power of relationship to transform us is rooted in the work of the Spirit. She works from an integrated relational perspective and has specialized training in Emotionally Focused Therapy, EMDR, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, The Gottman Approach, and Internal Family Systems. Wanda met her life partner, Ruth Anne when they were both students at PTS in the 1980’s. Their daughter is currently a college student and they also count Daisy, their Boston Terrier, as part of the family. Professionally, Wanda is a licensed couples, family, and sex therapist and ordained in the United Church of Christ. She graduated from Whitworth University, Princeton Theological Seminary and Council for Relationships (CFR) in Philadelphia. She served congregations in a variety of pastoral roles before joining CFR where she served over 20 years counseling individuals, couples and families, teaching in the Couple and Family Therapy Master’s program at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, supervising graduate students, and serving as Director of two counseling offices.

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Lynn Shell

Lynn has worked in Princeton as a board certified Addictions and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, providing services to adults and adolescents since 2008. In addition to her clinical practice, Lynn is an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University School of Nursing. Lynn earned a B.S. from Duke University, M.S.N. from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. from the University of Utah. In February 2016, Lynn completed a 2-year fellowship in Integrated Medicine at the University of Arizona giving her the tools to incorporate both alternative and traditional treatment options to our clients. Using the concepts of Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring, Lynn takes a holistic approach in her care of patients and welcomes the collaboration between herself, the client, and other treating professionals.

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Ryan McMillian

Ryan holds a Master of Divinity from Brite Divinity School and a Post Graduate Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy. For the past four years, he has worked for a group practice in Philadelphia, the Council For Relationships, as a Marriage and Family Therapist. The Huffington Post recognized Ryan in an article entitled “15 Black Male Therapist You Should Know.” Ryan brings together hospice chaplaincy experience coupled with a therapy background to train clergy and therapists on grief counseling techniques. He also has served as a guest lecturer and workshop presenter on issues concerning men, shame and anxiety. As a licensed minister in the Baptist church, Ryan explores spiritual concerns in a way that honors the clients’ spirituality and embraces their theological outlook. He is also trained in Emotionally Focused Couples therapy, which is used to offer wholeness to couples.

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Danielle Shroyer, Class of 1999

“To be in a community where I got to hear so many different perspectives—that was profound for me. I’m grateful for the curiosity, for the practice of learning that was cultivated for me at Seminary.”