CAPS Staff

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Counseling and Psychological Services is made up of doctoral-level licensed psychologists and masters-level licensed clinical social workers and professional counselors; interns, who are completing doctoral degrees from universities around the country; practicum students, who are working toward doctorates in the SIU Clinical and Counseling Psychology graduate programs; and support staff.


Jaime Clark

Jaime Clark, Ph.D.
Director of CAPS
Associate Director for SHS

Frank Kosmicki

Frank Kosmicki, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of CAPS
Chief Psychologist

Rich Scott

Rich Scott, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of CAPS
Director of Training

Abby Bilderback

Abby Bilderback, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of CAPS
Director of Practicum Training

Christy Hamilton

Christy Hamilton, Ph.D.,
LCPC, CADC, Special Programs Administrator

Louisette Plath

Louisette C. Plath, Ph.D.
Staff Psychologist


Aleska Hagen, Ph.D.
Staff Counselor

Stephanie Duckworth

Stephanie Duckworth, 
M.S.ED., LCPC, Staff Counselor

Barb Elam

Barb Elam  
M.S., LCPC, Staff Counselor

Jose Arroyo

Jose Arroyo, Ph.D.
Staff Counselor

Robert Cook

Robert Cook, Psy.D.
Staff Counselor

Douglas Knutson

Douglas Knutson, Ph.D.
Staff Counselor



Kristi Annegers

Kristi Annegers
Staff Counselor

Robert Grimmer

Robert Grimmer
Staff Counselor

Support Staff

Karen Moss

Karen Moss
Medical Office Associate