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Our Team

Emily Anderson
Outreach and Resilience Coordinator

Emily Anderson is a Nationally Certified Counselor, who joined the Prevention Services team in July 2019. In her role, she oversees QPR trainings and develops programs that promote bystander-intervention, wellness, and risk-reduction. She additionally participates in cross-campus collaborations, working with various departments to provide student support and targeted programming. Emily is an NC State graduate, having obtained a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Biological Sciences, with a minor in Psychology. She additionally holds a Master of Education ( M.Ed.) degree in Clinical Mental Health and Addictions Counseling from the College of William & Mary. Emily was previously a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC) in Virginia prior to coming to NC State. She worked in direct patient care with adults and adolescents, focusing on cognitive behavioral therapy and trauma-informed care. Emily’s past professional experiences are in pharmaceuticals, suicide prevention, program development, probation services, residential counseling, and mental health private practice.

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Angel Bowers
Director

Angel Bowers is a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor. She has worked in college counseling for 20 years and has been a member of the Wolfpack for 14 years. Angel previously served in a dual position with the Counseling Center and Prevention Services but started her new role as Director of Prevention Services in January 2021. She is also the co-advisor for the Mental Health Ambassadors. Angel’s professional interests include eating disorders/body positivity, IPV, trauma, equity/inclusion and prevention education. Angel earned her Masters in Counselor Education from Wake Forest University and prior to NC State worked in the Wake Forest University and Meredith College Counseling Centers.

Laura Boisvert Boyd
Assistant Director and CARES Coordinator

Laura Boisvert Boyd joined the CARES program as a Coordinator and Case Manager in 2018. In her role, she works with students who may be experiencing a wide variety of concerns, such as; anxiety, depression, mood disorders, academic challenges, financial concerns, interpersonal issues, post-hospitalization care coordination and more. In partnership with students, she creates actions plans to assist students in connecting with people, programs and services, as integral resources for their overall well-being and success at NC State. She also provides outreach to the campus community about recognizing signs that students may be in distress and when to refer to CARES. Laura is an NC State graduate, holding her master’s in Counselor Education/Student Development in Higher Education. She is also a Board Certified Counselor. Laura’s past professional experiences are in university admissions, academic advising, mental health private practice, program development and consulting.

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Andrew Burnette
CARES Coordinator

Andrew Burnette is a CARES Coordinator and Case Manager, who joined Prevention Services in the fall of 2021. In his role, he works with students who may be experiencing a wide variety of challenges, barriers, and difficult adjustments. In collaboration with campus partners and community supports, he engages with students to formulate action plans involving campus/community resources to assist students with pursuing wellness and working toward student-centered goals. Andrew is a Board Certified Counselor who holds a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Appalachian State University and a master’s degree in Divinity from Campbell University. Andrew’s past professional experiences include community-based, employee-assistance, and college counseling, as well as various roles within university housing and as counselor-in-residence at Western Carolina University.

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Laurie Capps
Graduate Assistant

Laurie Capps is a doctoral student studying Counselor Education in the Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development Program. Laurie joined the Prevention Services team as a Graduate Assistant in 2020. In her role, she assists with psychoeducational programming and student support on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Team. Laurie received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lenoir-Rhyne University and her bachelor’s in Psychology from Appalachian State University. Her professional interests include increasing educational opportunities for adolescents with the intent of increasing decisional capacity, providing opportunities for college students to practice harm reduction, and utilizing an existential approach to assist students in creating meaningful connections with others.

Domonique Carter

Domonique Carter
CARES Coordinator

Dr. Domonique Carter is a CARES Coordinator and Case Manager, who joined Prevention Services in the summer of 2018. She works with students who experience distress and concern in various areas such as emotional, academic, social, financial, physical, relationship/family, as well as post-hospitalization care and campus reintegration. In collaboration with campus and community-based supports, Domonique works with students to develop action plans to establish connections to appropriate resources to assist students with their goals for success at NC State and beyond. Domonique provides outreach and training with the focus of educating the campus community on mental health awareness and proper CARES referrals. Domonique is a Board Certified Counselor who holds a master’s degree in Counseling: Higher Education and Student Affairs from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and a doctoral degree in Higher Education Leadership and Innovation from Wilmington University. Prior to joining the Pack, Domonique worked in Delaware in private practice counseling, as adjunct faculty for undergraduate social science courses, as well as, provided general academic counseling and athletic advising in community college and university settings.

Mary Chamblee
Marketing and Communication Specialist

Mary Chamblee joined the Prevention Services team in January 2020. Mary is a NC State graduate with degrees in communication and gender studies and was a mental health ambassador during her time as a student. In her role, Mary manages all digital and print content for the Counseling Center and Prevention Services. She strives to do marketing and communications work with a mental health lens and approach.

Jeffrey Fay
Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coordinator

Jeffrey Fay joined the Prevention Services team in 2018 as an Alcohol and Other Drug Education Coordinator. He currently provides education and support relating to substance use for students, families and the campus community at large. Originally from California, he received his BA in Psychology from San Diego State University and his Master’s Degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. Prior to joining the Prevention Services team at NC State, he worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in substance misuse at Temple University and the University of San Diego.

Whitley Grant
Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coordinator

Whitley Grant is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist. Whitley was delighted to join the Prevention Services Team as the Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Coordinator in January 2020 and looks forward to serving the Wolfpack Community. She is a North Carolina native hailing from the small town of Ahoskie, NC. Whitley graduated from North Carolina Central University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She values her HBCU education and looks forward to expanding the culture of the campus with her diverse background. Whitley’s past professional experiences include community based counseling, college counseling, and providing outreach and education to college students. Whitley has a passion for serving college students and helping them rewrite their stories to include a holistic healthy lifestyle. She focuses on motivational interviewing and a harm reduction approach in addictions.

Maggie Johnston
Graduate Assistant

Maggie Johnston is a doctoral student in Counselor Education and joined Prevention Services in 2018 as a Graduate Assistant. Maggie is a co-advisor to the Mental Health Ambassadors and provides Peer Education training and administrative support to students as part of her role. Additionally, Maggie engages in outreach through presentations on mental health stigma and resources in the NC State community and conducts research with the aim to assist in implementing suicide prevention and student safety programming. Before joining the Wolf Pack, Maggie was a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California, where she worked primarily with adolescents in residential and intensive outpatient and in the LGBTQ+ community as an outpatient therapist.