Danielle Eadie, LCSW, was recently appointed Clinical Director of Counseling Services at Daemen College. In this role, she is responsible for the oversight and management of counseling services offered at Daemen, as well as furthering the vision and development of clinical services offered through the CHIP Center.
Eadie has worked in a variety of care settings, most recently serving as Bereavement Manager for the Center of Hospice and Palliative Care, where she oversaw the daily operations and long term strategic plans for the Bereavement Department. She has continued to practice as a clinician, with her clinical interests and expertise focusing on life transitions, anxiety and depression, stress management, post-traumatic growth, and grief and loss. Additionally, she has served as an Adjunct Faculty member with the University at Buffalo for nearly 5 years.
A WNY native, Eadie earned her B.A. in Psychology from Canisius College and her Masters of Social Work (MSW) from the University at Buffalo. She also holds her Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) credential, which she obtained in 2018. She resides in the Town of Tonawanda with her husband, son, and greyhound Esmeralda.
Stephanie attended Canisius College in Buffalo and earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with minors in clinical/counseling psychology, school psychology and classical studies. She then continued her education at the University at Buffalo obtaining her Master of Science degree in mental health counseling. She earned her licensure as a mental health counselor in NYS and has completed training through the Trauma Institute and Child Trauma Institute. Stephanie has most recently worked for over five years as a therapist at an outpatient mental health clinic. Stephanie moved from her part time position at Daemen to full time, offering counseling services to students. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking, yoga, kayaking and spending time with her cat.
Karen Williams comes to Daemen from Horizon Health Services where she has served in various clinical capacities and expanded roles for the past 8 years, most recently as an Advanced Practice Clinician. Karen has extensive clinical experience and experience working with a wide variety of diverse populations in various settings. Karen holds degrees from Canisius College in Psychology and Sociology and a Master’s degree from the University at Buffalo in Social Work. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and is also a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC). She also has additional advanced practice clinical certifications.
Deloris attended Daemen College (formerly Rosary Hill College) and graduated with a major in Sociology and a minor in Psychology. She received her Masters Degree from the University at Buffalo. Deloris began her career with the Erie County Department of Probation as a probation officer in the Juvenile Diversion Unit of Family Court. Because of a layoff, Deloris moved to the Erie County Department of Senior Services. This position was the career move that led her to eventually obtain a position with the federal government, Department of Veterans Affairs. Deloris worked as a clinical social worker in several areas while at the VA: geriatrics, in/outpatient clinic, the palliative care and end of life ward, as well as the hospital home-based program as an outreach social worker doing home visits. Deloris also was employed at Daemen College as the Director of the Higher Education Opportunity Program. Her love of working with students eventually landed her a position as an adjunct professor in the Social Work Department at Daemen. Deloris has recently retired from the VA Hospital and devotes some of her time teaching and counseling at Daemen. Her favorite saying as far as the time she spends at Daemen is “when you love what you do, it loves you back.” Deloris and her husband, Adam, reside in Amherst, NY. They have two daughters, Crystal and Brianne, one son, Sean, and two grandchildren, Chase and Camille.