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      Mica McLaughlin, M.A., is a counselor at Counseling Services. She is completing her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Minnesota. She has provided personal and group counseling services at the University of St. Thomas and Macalester College, career counseling through the University of Minnesota, and psychological assessment through various community clinics. To help people heal and to recover their ability, grace and power is Mica's reason for being.


      Michael Peterson, Ph.D., L.P.C.
      , completed his doctorate at the University of Minnesota with a specialization in counseling psychology. He has been providing outpatient therapy since 2005. His experience includes individual and group therapy, crisis response, psycho-education and outreach, consultation, and psychological assessment. Michael has provided academic skills training to university students, clinical supervision to doctoral trainees, and taught graduate and undergraduate courses through the University of Minnesota, the University of Oregon, and the University of St. Thomas. He is committed to social justice and inclusiveness and looks forward to supporting mental health and well-being in the Metro State community.


      J. Phillip Rosier Jr., LMFT, completed his Master's degree from the University of Wisconsin at Stout in Marriage and Family Therapy. He is currently a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has provided counseling services to students, families and couples for other 15 years. In addition, J. Phillip Rosier Jr. has taught graduate courses at Argosy and St. Mary's University. He also provided supervision for graduate level interns, mental health professionals and professionals in the pursuit of licensure. He is currently a doctoral student at the University of St. Thomas. J. Phillip Rosier Jr. is committed to assisting students with life balance and academic success at Metro State University.


      Vesna Hampel-Kozar, Ph.D., LP, is the Director of Student Support Services and is a counseling psychologist by training. In addition to her administrative experience, Vesna has provided services in university and college counseling centers, inpatient and outpatient mental health facilities, wellness centers, career development programs, and has provided and supervised academic skills training and development. Vesna oversees the work of the professional staff and trainees in Counseling Services, and loves to provide psychologists in training with the opportunity to work with the fantastic student population at Metropolitan State.



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