Sydney Scalici, Mental Health Counselor
Sydney joined the Counseling Center staff this September as a full-time counselor. She was at Hartwick last year, part-time, as an intern and now holds a permit in Mental Health Counseling while working to become a fully licensed counselor. Sydney previously worked as a school counselor, and a pre-school teacher before that. She received her bachelor’s degree from Penn State, her school counseling degree from SUNY Oneonta, and her mental health counseling degree from the State University at Buffalo. Sydney’s professional orientation is rooted in client-centered therapy, while incorporating cognitive-behavioral, as well as, acceptance and compassion-focused techniques. She is also interested in the role of spirituality in counseling, the use of imagery, and behavioral self-regulation. Her professional interests include anxiety, depression, personal growth/awareness/acceptance, and relationship issues.