Meet our Counseling Services staff
JULIE D'ARGENT, PH.D, HSPP
Julie is originally from Mauritius, an island off the east coast of Africa. Julie received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology as well as her Master’s in Counseling and Counselor Education and Specialist in Education degrees from Indiana University in Bloomington. She also earned a B.S in Psychology from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Western Australia. She completed her APA-accredited internship at The Ohio State University Counseling and Consultation Service. Before assuming her role at DePauw University Counseling Services, Dr. d’Argent was a staff psychologist at the University of Southern Indiana. Her professional interests include interpersonal/family of origin issues, multicultural/cross cultural issues, group therapy, adjustment issues, crisis and trauma recovery, sexual assault, grief and loss, eating disorders, as well as working with women, athletes, and international students. She is bilingual and offers psychotherapy in French as requested.
Shengying Zhang, Ph.d., hspp
Shengying received her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Florida, her M.Ed. in counseling psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and her B.A. in psychology from the National University of Singapore. She completed both her psychology predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Delaware's Center for Counseling and Student Development. Prior to joining DePauw, Dr. Zhang was a staff psychologist/coordinator at Indiana State University. Her professional interests include identity (e.g., racial/ethnic, gender, sexual, and intersectionality) exploration and development, family and couple relationships, crisis and trauma intervention, and multicultural, cross-cultural, and career issues concerning persons-of-color, women, and international students. She is bilingual and offers psychotherapy in Mandarin Chinese as requested.
Scott Hamilton, M.S., LMHC, NCC
Scott is a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Indiana and a National Certified Counselor. He joined the DePauw Counseling Staff in August 2010. He graduated from Anderson University in 2005 with a B.A. in Psychology and from Indiana State University in 2007 with a M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He has previously worked as a counselor at community mental health centers and a state prison. He has experience working with a wide array of both clinical and everyday struggles. In practice, Scott primarily operates from mindfulness-based approaches. He uses the counseling process to help students connect with their struggles in a way that enhances their ability to commit to a meaningful life based on freely-chosen values.
William D. Smith, M.Ed., LMHC
Bill is an Indiana licensed mental health counselor. He began supporting DePauw as a part time Clinical Counselor in January 2017 after providing counseling services in the Greencastle Community School Corporation for many years. Bill holds degrees from Ball State University (B.S. area major in social studies), DePauw University (MA in social studies), and Indiana University (M.Ed. in counseling psychology). Bill has had had additional post graduate-level training in counseling from Indiana University and the Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children to provide interventions and resources specific to children exposed to violent or non-assaultive yet traumatic incidents. In addition to experience as a secondary school educator, counselor, and coach, Bill worked as a general therapist for the family services division and on an incest treatment team for Lifespring Mental Health Services in Jeffersonville IN and later served as Director of the Lifespring Mental Health Scottsburg and Madison offices. He has also provided independent private mental health services focusing on adolescents, young adults, and families in Greencastle IN. Bill is enthusiastic about continuing his experiences serving as a counselor/therapist for public and private sector organizations in the Greencastle and Putnam County area by working with the DePauw community
chye hong liew, M.S.Ed
Doctoral Practicum trainee
Chye Hong is a third year doctoral student in counseling psychology at Purdue University. She is originally from Malaysia. She received her M.S.Ed with a concentration in counseling from Purdue University and her B.S. in psychology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her professional interests include grief and loss concerns, adjustment and acculturation issues, interpersonal/family/ romantic relationship challenges, trauma intervention, career development, international student concerns, and eating disorders and body image issues. She is bilingual and offers psychotherapy in Mandarin as requested.
mATTHEW POWLESS, M.S.
DOCTORAL PRACTICUM TRAINEE
Matt is a third year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Indiana University with a minor in Sport and Performance Psychology. He has a master of science in Counseling and Counselor Education and a bachelor of science degree in Psychology from Indiana University. Matt has clinical interests and experiences in working with student-athletes on mental health factors that affect performance, college students struggling with substance use, and young adults suffering from anxiety and depression.
eRIN hOOLIHAN, B.S
DOCTORAL PRACTICUM TRAINEE
Erin is a graduate student working towards her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Indianapolis. She received her B.S. in Psychology from Santa Clara University and is originally from Seattle, WA. Her research interests include factors impacting school achievement, student well-being and perceptions of fairness. Erin’s clinical interests include interpersonal and family relationships, development in adolescence and emerging adulthood, perceptions of self, and academic and behavioral assessments.
mARK D. SNELSON, MD
Dr. Snelson completed his pre-med program and attained his MD from Indiana University. He has practiced psychiatry for over 35 years and has vast experience working with a number of mental health concerns including but not limited to anxiety, depression, psychotic disorders, ADHD, and Bipolar. In particular, he has a lot of experience working with young adults. In addition to his position at DePauw he is also a consulting psychiatrist for Ball State University and runs a private practice as well. Dr. Snelson is generally on campus for appointments two days per month.
Cheryl Zoll, CPC
Cheryl joined the DePauw University staff in 1997. Cheryl has worked in various medical offices through the years since receiving her medical terminology certification in 1988 at Bluffton Regional Hospital where she worked as medical transcriptionist. She received her medical coding certification in 2011 through the American Academy of Professional Coders. Personal interests include staying involved with her three children and five grandchildren, as well as walking, tennis and shopping.