Dr. Maguire Jackson (she/her/hers) is a licensed psychologist in the State of Indiana. She completed her master’s and doctoral degrees from the APA-accredited counseling psychology program at The University of Akron and her APA-accredited internship and psychology residency at Purdue University. With over twenty years of experience, she has spent the last sixteen providing counseling, education, and clinical training to students at Purdue as she previously directed the accredited clinical training program at Counseling and Psychological Services. Dr. Maguire Jackson works with students to take decisive action toward personal and professional goals by emphasizing compassion, intentionality, and active collaboration. Her approach is fundamentally strengths-based and trauma-informed, honoring diverse identities and life experiences. She uses cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, mindfulness-based, and motivational interventions to help students unlock their potential. Areas of clinical interest and experience include work-life integration, depression and anxiety, cultural humility, first-generation and non-traditional student concerns, compassion fatigue, grief, substance abuse, clinical training, and holistic health. She is committed to life-long learning aimed at promoting anti-racist and inclusive counseling. To maintain her own wellbeing, Dr. Maguire Jackson enjoys being outside – near any body of water, and having adventures with her family and her dog, Coco. Her office is located in LYNN 1245.
Susan Prieto-Welch, PhD, HSPP
Susan Prieto-Welch, PhD, HSPP Bio
Susan Prieto-Welch, PhD, HSPP
Dr. Prieto-Welch (she/her/hers) is a licensed clinical psychologist who has served in a variety of different roles in university counseling centers over the last 32 years. To understand people and their experiences as fully as possible, Dr. Prieto-Welch values approaching life and others with humility, curiosity, and compassion, and mindfully tries to engage in lifelong learning. Developing collaborative relationships and fostering communication and conversation is key to her work. In the context of a safe, respectful therapy relationship, she works with students from a strengths-based perspective, encouraging growth, change and development, and healing. Areas of particular interest and experience clinically include identity development (defined broadly, to include all possible dimensions of identity); grief; trauma; multiculturalism and diversity; anxiety; depression; relationship issues; and working with International students.
Dr. Prieto-Welch also offers services in Spanish, her native language. Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, her life experience includes being a member of an intercultural family. After graduating Bachillerato (high school) in Bogotá, she left home for the United States in order to pursue college (Kalamazoo College), graduate school (University of Notre Dame du Lac), and internship (Duke University). She then began her career in higher education in the U.S. Dr. Prieto-Welch served in various roles throughout her tenure in college student mental health, including working as Staff Therapist, Assistant Director for Career Services, Assistant Director for Outreach and Consultation, Assistant Director for Clinical Services, Interim Director of Training, and most recently as Director at Counseling and Psychological Services at Purdue, from which she retired in 2021. She is delighted to return to clinical practice serving the College of Veterinary Medicine and PVM students. Her office is located in LYNN 1133B (PVM Library Offices Suite).