Meet the Staff

Photo of Marielle Evangelista with greenery and red winter berries in the background

Marielle Evangelista, LPC (she/her) is a licensed professional counselor who earned her degree from Lewis & Clark Graduate school. She has 7 years of experience working with adults and adolescents in community mental health. Marielle’s therapeutic orientation is strength-based and collaborative, and includes awareness of how social contexts shape our experiences. Marielle often incorporates self-compassion, mindfulness-based approaches and values exploration in counseling sessions. She has experience working with a variety of concerns, and especially enjoys working with LGBTQ+ folks, anxiety (including OCD), ADHD and using harm reduction approaches to substance use.

Robin Keillor

Robin Keillor, PhD, (she/her) Director of the Student Counseling Center, is a licensed psychologist who earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at Arizona State University-Tempe. She has worked in college and university counseling centers for 20 years, and incorporates multiple roles, identity impact, interpersonal and cultural strengths, and competing priorities facing students into her counseling work. Her approach is relational and she integrates various therapeutic approaches to match the needs of the student she is working with. Robin strives to consider issues of equity and social justice, and will assist students to increase their awareness of self, society, and others to create additional options for coping, accepting, or resolving the impact of life stressors. She specializes in trauma resolution, multicultural/cross-cultural issues, relationship concerns, and academic success.  Robin welcomes and has significant experience and training in working with LGBTQIA students, Students of Color, Students with Disabilities, and Veterans.   


Christabel Léonce, PsyD, (she/her), is a licensed psychologist who earned her doctoral degree from George Fox University. Christabel serves as a psychologist and outreach coordinator for the BIPOC community. She has experience working in college counseling centers, grade schools, and community mental health clinics. Her therapeutic approach is rooted in contemporary psychodynamic, attachment theory, and trauma-informed therapy. Her therapeutic style also incorporates some behavioral activation practices which align with trauma-informed care. Christabel is passionate about working with marginalized communities and walking alongside individuals on their personal development and healing journey.


Cindy Marino, PsyD, (she/her) Training Director, is a licensed psychologist who earned her doctorate from Pacific University. She has worked at student counseling centers at Washington State University and Pacific University, along with various other clinical settings. Her therapy approach is relational and integrative, with a foundation based in contemporary psychodynamic, emotion-focused therapy, and attachment theory. She also incorporates interventions from various cognitive behavioral therapies (e.g., Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy). Cindy actively works to consider a multicultural/intersectional lens within her work with clients and she is a strong advocate for issues of social justice. She has significant experience in working with individuals within the LGBTQIA community, and as a generalist she enjoys working with a wide-range of therapeutic concerns.

Susan Metcalfe

Susan Metcalfe, LCSW (she/her) is a part time (2 days a week) clinical social worker working at the LC Student Counseling Center.  She earned her master’s degree from PSU School of Social Work and has worked in counseling centers at both PSU and Reed College. She considers herself a “generalist” using many different therapy techniques with a focus on relational and a strength-based approach. She has over 20 years of experience working with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss.
Susan particularly enjoys working with students as they navigate their way through school and life issues.

Paris Schaefer, PsyD (she/her) is a part time (2 days a week) clinical psychologist working with the LC Student Counseling Center.

Photo of Chelsea Ellis with tree in background

Chelsea Ellis (she/her) is the Administrative Specialist for the Student Counseling Center.  She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies at the University of Oregon.  She worked as a paralegal before returning to her passions working at the Lewis & Clark Student Counseling Center.  Chelsea is often the first point of contact for students and strives to always provide a warm welcome to all while helping connect everyone to the resources they need in the Counseling Center.  When not working, you can find Chelsea reading as many books as possible; dreaming up a new travel adventure; and perhaps literally dreaming, as napping is one of her favorite “hobbies”.