The EAP staff has earned the reputation for achieving high clinical standards in our industry. All counseling staff hold a master’s degree in the mental health field and have experience with a variety of sub-specialties, which include: crisis counseling, marriage/family therapy, substance abuse counseling, child and adolescent counseling, and critical incident stress debriefing.
Beth D. Danehy, MA, MS MFT, CEAP
Beth Danehy (Director) holds Master’s Degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as Conflict Engagement & Analysis. She is a Certified Employee Assistance Professional with more than 16 years of experience working with individuals, couples and families. Areas of expertise include family/relationship counseling, conflict coaching/mediation as well as grief and loss. Beth has facilitated numerous workshops and provided training locally and nationally on communication, conflict theory and transformation. Beth joined EAP in May 2012. She serves on the Advisory Board of ACT for the Children (Assisting Children through Transition), a parent education program for parents living apart.
Sigrid Adler, LCSW
Ms. Sigrid Adler, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of New York. Ms. Adler is skilled in providing psychotherapy and crisis intervention to individuals, couples, and families dealing with such issues as; mood disorders, anxiety, marital discord, parent/child conflict, workplace stress, and the impact trauma. Other areas of expertise include the provision of service to emergency services personnel; including law enforcement and first responders. Ms. Adler is a member of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress. She has been an employee of Strong Behavioral Health for over 13 years.
Tracy Bussey, LMHC
Tracy Bussey is a licensed mental health counselor in the State of New York. Tracy earned her Masters of Education in Counseling from Northern Arizona University. She has over fourteen years of experience in the field, including extensive work with the Native American population, and other under-represented groups. Tracy has served as a Therapist for well known area hospitals, while also maintaining a local private counseling practice for individuals, couples and families. Her areas of specialization include anxiety and depression, relationship issues, nutrition and mental health, life transitions, trauma recovery, and multi-cultural challenges. Tracy is working on her doctoral degree in Mental Health Counseling at the University of Rochester. She joined EAP in March 2015.
Molly Cypher, LMHC
Molly Cypher is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the State of NY and has a MA in Clinical Psychology. Her experience includes psychotherapy with children and families, individuals, and couples dealing with such issues as depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, parent/child conflict, workplace stress, grief, and trauma. Molly re-joined the EAP in August 2017.
Jason Knupp, LCSW
Jason Knupp is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over 10 years of experience. Jason has worked throughout Monroe, Orleans, and Wayne County providing mental health and addictions counseling while also maintaining a private psychotherapy practice for individuals and couples. Areas of expertise include anxiety, stress management, anger, depression, and relationship conflicts. Jason also has extensive group and individual counseling experience dealing with drug and alcohol addiction. Jason joined EAP in June 2012.
Michelle Solomou, LCSW
Michelle Solomou received her Master's degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and is a licensed Clinical Social Worker. Her work has been with individuals, couples, children, adolescents and families experiencing challenges with depression, anxiety, grief and loss, workplace stress and relationship issues. Michelle joined EAP in September 2008.
Susan Miller is the Program Coordinator for UR Medicine Life-Work Connections/EAP. Susan started with EAP in January 2018, and has been with the University of Rochester since 2016. Susan graduated from Colgate University in May 2016 with a BA in Women’s Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies and is happy to be a part of such a great team here at the University.