Staff

Pamela Jackson, PhD, Psychologist

Director

pjackson2@allegheny.edu

Dr. Pamela Jackson has served as a Clinical Team Leader with a research and service focus on academic and career development; identity development; interpersonal and relationship development; women and men of color; autism spectrum disorders; and crisis management. She has great energy and enthusiasm for her work as she thinks very much about learning styles and helping students to successfully navigate academic learning environments. Dr. Jackson is currently serving as a Staff Psychologist at The University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York, an APA accredited training site where the emphasis is on individual therapy, outreach, consultation and training. Dr. Jackson loves to bake and spend time with friends and family.


Trae Yeckley, PhD

Therapist

tyeckley@allegheny.edu

Trae has been at Allegheny since the spring of 2017. Originally from California, Dr. Yeckley obtained a BA in Film and Media Studies from the University of California, Irvine, and went on to receive a Master of Education in Couple and Family Therapy from the University of Oregon. After a several years working in community mental health, Dr. Yeckley moved to Iowa to pursue a Ph.D. In 2016, Trae Yeckley graduated with a Ph.D. in Couple and Family Therapy from the University of Iowa. Dr. Trae Yeckley has nearly a decade of experience working in a variety of counseling settings, but discovered a passion for working with college students while spending time at the Cornell College Counseling Center in Mt. Vernon, Iowa.

When not in the office, Dr. Yeckley can generally be found outside enjoying playing sports, watching birds, or going on nature walks with family. When forced inside due to weather, Dr. Yeckley spends time following San Diego sports teams, baking, or playing Legos.


Dale Humes, LPC

Therapist

dhumes@allegheny.edu

Dale Humes is a native of Crawford County who obtained his undergraduate degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Edinboro University. He is licensed to practice psychotherapy in the state of Pennsylvania as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and is a member of the North American Association of Masters in Psychology. Dale has post master’s certifications in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy and Critical Incident Stress, and has worked in the field of psychology/counseling for the past 29 years addressing a very large spectrum of ages and treatment issues including: trauma from sexual abuse; anxiety; depression; grief from loss; and disordered eating to name a few. Dale has worked in the Counseling Center at Allegheny College for the past 12 years, where he has used talk therapy for most sessions, but also engages in the use of Progressive Muscle Relaxation, Guided Imagery, Calm Breathing and Mindfulness Meditation as individual needs warrant. Dale also conducts trainings and workshops addressing Anxiety, Mindfulness Meditation and Stress Management. As a counselor, Dale believes in the values of being non-judgmental, accepting of self along with self-responsibility as contributing to life transformation. Dale loves photography, long distance hiking, birds and other animals, and anything mechanical that tickles his brain. His favorite quote, “Life is the art of drawing without an eraser” by John W. Gardner.


Jane Hill

Office Coordinator/Receptionist

jhill@allegheny.edu

Jane has worked at Allegheny for 17 years. She was born and raised in Meadville and has lived in this area all her life. Before coming to Allegheny, Jane and her husband worked for a new hotel chain called Homestead Village Extended Stay for about a year, spending about 3 weeks on each property installing furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) all over the United States. In the summer, she and her husband ride their ATV as often as they can; sometimes riding all day with friends.