Counselors

The Center for Student Health and Well-Being is dedicated to making our care accessible to all students, and each of our counselors is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and affirming environment for all Davidson’s students. 

Although individual counselors may offer different approaches to therapy with unique styles and qualities, we all have a counseling philosophy that affirms the value, uniqueness and potential of individual students and embraces human diversity and its richness. 

All of the counseling center staff members are considered generalists, which means we all have an extensive and broad wealth of experience in college mental health. This includes having skill and experience in working with prominent issues such as depression, anxiety, body image issues, gender and other identity development, relationship problems, grief and trauma.

John Brunelle

  • Associate Director | Clinical Director of Counseling

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Working with student athletes and college student development
  • Issues related to grief and loss
  • Group counseling

jobrunelle@davidson.edu

704-894-2300

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Alexis Fintchre

  • Counselor | Coordinator for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Outreach

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Bridging the gap in mental health disparities in the African American community
  • Empowerment of underserved populations through various forms of therapy
  • Sport Psychology

alfintchre@davidson.edu

704-894-2300

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Alexis Fintchre

David Graham

  • Director of Student Health and Well-Being

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Identity development and working with students from traditionally marginalized and oppressed identities
  • Trauma and mindfulness
  • Relationship issues

dagraham@davidson.edu

704-894-2300

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Jessica Groleau

  • Psychologist

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Trauma and sexual assault
  • Identity concerns, particularly those related to gender and sexuality
  • Relationship issues

jegroleau@davidson.edu

704-894-2300

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Pepper Zimmerman

  • Therapy Dog

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Pepper