Sally Turner, Ed.D, NCC, graduated from the University of South Dakota (May, 1996) with Doctor of Education, Counseling and Psychology in Education. In addition, she holds a Master of Arts, Educational Psychology and Counseling from the University of South Dakota (Aug. 1993), Bachelor of Science, Applied Health with major in Alcohol and Drug Studies from the University of South Dakota (May 1991), and an Associate of Arts, Nursing from the University of South Dakota (May 1970).
During her counseling career, Sally worked for several years in private practice providing individual, couples, and family mental health counseling to children, adolescents, and adults. She has worked extensively with issues of abuse, trauma, substance misuse, depression, and anxiety. While working at SUNY Fredonia she was one of the principle investigators of a Department of Justice grant to reduce violent crimes against women on campus.
Dr. Sally Turner is a Registered Nurse (RN) in South Dakota, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and a New York State Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).
During her career, Sally has been honored as the Knapp Scholarship Recipient (1995), Outstanding Doctoral Graduate, Division of Counseling and Psychology, University of South Dakota (1996), and received the 2000 Howard B. Smith Distinguished Service Award by the South Dakota Mental Health Counselors Association. In 2008 she was presented the SUNY Fredonia President's Award for Excellence for significant contributions to the campus community.
Sally has two grown children and two granddaughters and two step grandsons. She enjoys throwing pottery, reading, bird feeding, cooking, and gardening.
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Leanna earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. She has worked at Fredonia since 1981 and during her early years at Fredonia taught classes such as Human Sexuality and Introduction to Counseling for the Psychology Department. Since 1986 she has worked at the Counseling Center.
Leanna has a strong belief in the right and in the ability of each person to find his or her own path to health and fulfillment. She works to help her clients develop more self-compassion and a greater awareness of their own strengths. Her favorite websites include www.self-compassion.com, www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/Default.aspx, and www.mindfullivingprograms.com/whatMBSR.php/mindfulness.php.
Leanna cares deeply about social justice issues and about the environment. She was responsible for beginning the peer education group STEPS and for initiating the campus Safe Zone project. She hopes to promote compassionate and respectful behavior, appreciation of diversity, freedom of choice, community and sustainability.
Outside work Leanna enjoys gardening, reading, hiking, canoeing, and camping. She and her husband Brian McMahon live in the woods and off the grid, relying on wood for heat and solar panels for electricity. Leanna has three adult daughters, one teenage stepson, an Australian cattle dog who specializes in Frisbee and a small female cat who specializes in extremely effective rodent control.
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Tracy L. Stenger, Ph.D., NCC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and an alum of SUNY Fredonia. She has been serving as a counselor at SUNY College at Fredonia since Fall of 1998. Additionally, she has served as an adjunct professor in the Psychology Department since fall of 1999. Tracy completed her master's in Counseling Psychology at Ball State University in 1998 and her Ph.D. in Counselor Education at the University at Buffalo in 2007. Prior to pursuing her master's, Tracy worked two years as a teacher of English in Japan, spent one year in Malaysia working for the US embassy as an instructor at the Sungei Besi Vietnamese Refugee Camp and as a Bi-national Fulbright Commission Student Advisor. She completed an internship at Pendleton Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison in Indiana in 1998. During a sabbatical during the fall 2002 semester, Tracy worked as the mental health professional for the Institute of Shipboard Education Semester at Sea program, sailing the globe with 650 university students.
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Jeffrey Janicki, M.S., NCC, LMHC, has been serving as a full time counselor at SUNY College at Fredonia since the Fall of 2000. He began his Fredonia career in 1998 as a Residence Hall Director. Jeff currently serves as the advisor to Panhellenic and S.T.E.P.S. (Students Teaching Equals Positive Sexuality) peer education group.
Jeff received his Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from Gannon University (1998) and his Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology from SUNY College at Geneseo (1994). His work experience includes serving as the Assistant Director of the Powell Campus Center at Alfred University, the Greek Life Advisor at Gannon University, a Psychotherapist at Lake Erie Counseling Associates, and the Chautuaqua Institution College Club Director.
Jeff is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the American College Counseling Association (ACCA). He is a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NYS.
Jeff spends his time away from Fredonia with his wife and two sons. He enjoys camping, hiking, kayaking, and reading.
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