Counseling Services Staff

Neil R. Castronovo, Ph.D.

Dean of Student Development
Personal Counselor

Neil Ryan Castronovo, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, having earned his BA and MA from Catholic University, his MAT from Johns Hopkins University, and his Ph.D. from Virginia Commonwealth University. He did his graduate work in patient counseling at the Medical College of Virginia and his postgraduate training at the Boston Institute for Psychotherapies, Inc.

Marta Carlson, Ph.D.

Associate Director
Personal Counselor

Marta Carlson, Ph.D., is a licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts and a licensed psychologist in Rhode Island. She received her BA from Providence College, her MA from Lesley University and her Ph.D. from Syracuse University. She completed her clinical training in the counseling centers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Syracuse University, and Boston University. She has extensive training and experience in the psychoeducational assessment of learning disabilities and ADHD in children and adults. She specializes in women’s mental health, particularly in the areas of food, weight, and body image. For the last 10 years, she has led the Women’s Group which is open to women enrolled in any of the Colleges of the Worcester Consortium.