There are many stressors for young adults heading off to college: How will I find my classes? Will I like my roommate? How do I prevent the Freshman 15?
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Gina is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner offering counseling at PSU as well as in private practice in Plymouth. Gina has worked at the Counseling and Human Relations Center since 1999 but has also been a part of the PSU faculty and staff off and on for over 30 years. She also teaches in the Graduate Studies department at PSU. Gina is also an associate staff member at Speare Memorial Hospital and a co-chair of Conference for Parents. Gina grew up in NH but has also lived in MA, RI, and Washington DC. Prior to counseling, she has worked as an emergency room director, instructor, health educator and group facilitator. She has two daughters and one son.
She offers a holistic approach to counseling combining Eastern philosophy with the traditional Western therapies. Such practices as meditation and EFT are available in conjunction with talk therapy. Gina also offers a stress management and meditation group each semester.
Traveling, woodworking, painting, reading, sewing, working out (biking, running, jazzercise) and spending time with her family and friends.