Program Coordinators and Current Peer Advocates
Lee H. Coleman, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical Director of Counseling Services
Education: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Miami University, 1999
Professional Affiliations: Diplomate, American Board of Professional Psychology; International Mindfulness Teachers Association
Professional Interests: Depression and anxiety; preventing depressive relapse; suicide prevention; emotion regulation; mindful awareness skills
Liaisonships/Committees: Liaison to Blacker and Ricketts Houses
Hobbies/Self-Care: Meditation, playing bass guitar, cooking, and reading
Wellness Tip: Meditation isn't necessarily something you have to set aside separate time for. It's an attitude of welcoming awareness that you can bring to whatever you happen to be doing anyway.
This is my 15th year at Caltech. It's an incredible privilege to work with such talented, insightful, and delightful students. There's so much that Wellness Services can offer you - please come talk with us, and let's find out how we can work together.
Vanessa Tejada, M.E.d.
Residential Life Coordinator
Peer Advocate Program Advisor and TA
Education: Currently a doctorate student in the Educational Leadership Program at UCLA, M. Ed., Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs at University of Southern California, B.A., Political Science and Chicana/o Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
Professional Interests: First-Year Experience, Residential, College Access and Success
Vanessa Tejada began at Caltech in April 2016 and is the Undergraduate Residential Life Coordinator (RLC) for Avery, Ricketts and Marks. Vanessa graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a BA in Political Science and Chicana/o Studies. In 2016, Vanessa graduated with a Master of Education in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs (PASA) from the University of Southern California. When not on campus, she will most likely be in class at UCLA, walking her puppy around campus, or trying a new restaurant. Vanessa looks forward to continuing to serve the Caltech community! Her office in located in Avery 268 right across the Avery Conference Room.
2019-2020 Peer Advocates
|Sophia Hewitt (Marguerite)||Dabney|
|Lorenzo Van Munoz||Lloyd|
|Chan Gi Kim (Chan)||Page|
|Jae Yoon Kim||Page|
|Vanessa Woo (Vanna)||Bechtel|
2018-2019 Peer Advocates
|Andrea Hands Arocha||Dabney|