Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

Campus Wellness Center

1075 North Huron River Drive
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

Phone: 734.487.1118

[email protected]

Post-Graduate Fellows

Claire Beaulieu, Psy.D.

Claire is a psychologist completing her postdoctoral fellowship at EMU CAPS. She received her doctorate from Spalding University in 2019. She completed her internship at Grand Valley State University Counseling Center, where she worked with college students struggling with a variety of concerns. Claire’s clinical interests include relationship concerns, family concerns, anxiety and trauma.


Lindsey Gerard, LLMSW

Lindsey is a post-master’s fellow at CAPS. She achieved her bachelor’s degree in psychology at Grand Valley State University and completed her master’s degree in social work at the University of Michigan. Lindsey spent the last year completing her practicum training here at EMU CAPS. She also has experience working in substance use treatment and with youth experiencing homelessness. Her clinical interests include trauma, intimate partner violence, grief, anxiety, depression and spirituality. Lindsey approaches therapy from a relational standpoint, always considering client’s unique differences and coming alongside them to learn about their individual experiences and perspectives.


Avery Mitevski, M.S., TLLP

Avery is a post-master’s fellow at EMU CAPS. She achieved her bachelor’s degree in applied psychology at the University of Michigan-Flint and achieved her master’s degree in clinical psychology at EMU. She spent the last year completing her practicum training here at EMU CAPS. Her current clinical interests include anxiety, depression, grief and loss issues, LGBTQ+ concerns, relationship concerns and personality disorders.


Katie O'Connor, MA, LLPC

Katie is a post-master’s fellow at CAPS. She completed her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at the University of Montana, where she also worked as an academic advisor in the College of Education and Human Sciences. She completed her internship at the University of Montana Curry Health Center and specializes in college mental health. Katie utilizes a relational, whole-person and collaborative approach. Her professional interests include culturally-conscious therapy, intimate relationships, mindfulness, identity formation, sexual and gender minority issues, academic and career concerns, and emotional regulation skill building.


Melina Tumpkin, MA, LLPC, NCC 

Melina is a limited licensed professional counselor and national certified counselor completing her post-master’s fellowship at EMU CAPS. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2015, and her master’s degree in college counseling in 2018, both completed at EMU. Her clinical interests include LGBTQ+ concerns; identity development, family-of-origin concerns, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, existential concerns, and self-esteem.

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