Deepti Athalye, PhD
Deepti is the Associate Director for Counseling Services. She is a licensed clinical psychologist who joined the CAPS staff in 2014 after completing her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Rochester Counseling Center. Prior to this, she completed her predoctoral internship at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Counseling and Psychological Services and received her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Deepti loves working with graduate and undergraduate students, and university counseling center work has been a primary focus in her doctoral and postdoctoral training. While she is a generalist in training, her areas of special interest include eating disorders and body image concerns, trauma, family of origin issues, and multicultural issues. She also has a strong interest in group therapy and has robust experience facilitating various types of groups for college students. Her therapeutic approach draws from psychodynamic, interpersonal process, and mindfulness theories. In her spare time, Deepti enjoys reading, watching movies, dancing, and exploring different cuisines.