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Director position is currently vacant. 

Andrea Regenberg, LCSW-C, Associate Director

Andrea received her master's degree in social work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1996 and has been working in MICA's Student Counseling Center since 2014. Andrea has worked extensively with teenagers, young adults and their families. Andrea's work and training has focused on concerns ranging from poverty, substance abuse and learning difficulties to anxiety, depression and the autism spectrum. Working with undergraduate and graduate students is particularly interesting as they strive to better understand themselves and how they can best function. Andrea is invested in the city of Baltimore and is interested in politics and social justice.

Cara Ditto, LCSW-C, Staff Therapist

Cara received her master's degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1997.  Her prior experience has been working in the field of sexual and domestic violence.  Cara has worked in non-profits providing crisis intervention, individual and group counseling services for victims of abuse as well as their supporters. In her role, she also provided clinical trainings regarding the impact of trauma on victims, vicarious trauma and clinical work with victims of trauma.  In her clinical work, Cara emphasizes self-care, mindfulness and especially self-compassion.  In an effort to "practice what she preaches" and live a balanced life, Cara loves all things tennis (playing and watching), traveling, politics and time with friends and family.

Alexandra Huss, LCSW-C, Counselor/Care-Navigator

Alex received her Master's degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 2018. Alex has prior experience working with youth in the foster care system, as well as individuals and families experiencing power-based violence. Alex is passionate about trauma-responsive, diversity inclusive care for all individuals, especially those in the LGBTQIA+ community, individuals who have experienced interpersonal harm, and those struggling to cope with adversity. A world-traveler and former teacher in Thailand, she honors the incredible strengths and difficulties that can come with cultural difference. Alex believes in the power of relationships and building a supportive community. She takes a strengths- based, and collaborative clinical approach to help students navigate challenges. Alex is also passionate about her cat Dorian Gray, Improv comedy, a good round of Harry Potter trivia (hosting or playing), and finding great new places to eat in Baltimore.

Jazzmen Tripp, Administrative Assistant

Jazzmen received her bachelor's degree in both autism behavioral studies and health sciences (concentration in research and advocacy) from Saint Joseph's University. She has a myriad of experience working with children and adults on the autism spectrum. Jazzmen is the typically the first point of contact at the SCC, and she manages SCC's social media accounts in addition to providing support to our staff. A native of Baltimore, Jazzmen loves the color pink and anything with glitter.