UW-Madison - Department of Counseling Psychology - AES Team

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Main Office

Department of
Counseling Psychology

School of Education
335 Education Building
1000 Bascom Mall
MadisonWI  53706-1326

Tel: 608/262-4807
Fax: 608/265-3347

Email: counpsych@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form

Aaron Stumpf is a Madison native and received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently a ​first year ​doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology department. His research interests include mental health issues facing refugees, internally displaced peoples, and immigrants. Aaron has inside knowledge on the struggles undergraduates at this university can face, as well as the difficulties in overcoming these challenges. He is excited to help participating students tackle these issues with the help of the excellent curriculum developed for this purpose.


Jessica Perez  is currently a first year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She received her Bachelors degree in Psychology and Latin American Studies from Cornell University. She is excited to join the AES team and looks forward to working collaboratively with her students over the course of the semester.  

Jessica Perez
Tiffany Jones
Tiffany Jones

Nancy Herrera is a ​third-year Doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Nancy is originally from Southern California, and obtained her Bachelors in Psychology and Social Behavior and Chicana/o Latina/o Studies from the University of California, Irvine.  She moved to Madison in 2012 to pursue her Masters in Counseling Psychology, and stayed on for the Ph.D. Nancy feels both excited and honored to be able to work with students as an AES instructor, as her passion and commitment is in working with students through mentorship and outreach. Specifically, her interests include working with issues related to college adjustment and academic persistence, Latina/o Chicana/o mental health, and experiences of 1st generation/transfer students. In her spare time she loves running, cooking, spending time with her pet (Bonifacio), and enjoying quality time with her close friends and family.

Nancy Herrera

Elizabeth Martinez Mtz. is currently a ​fifth-year Doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She grew up in Mexico and moved to the U.S. to complete her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Cornell University. Elizabeth was an AES instructor for two years and now serves as a consultant for AES. She has worked with UW-Madison undergraduate students in the past and finds it very rewarding to be part of their learning and growth process. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys reading, keeping up on her TV shows, and spending time with family and friends.


Nataly Ibarra is a first year Ph.D student in the Counseling Psychology program
at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She received her Bachelor's degree in Brain,
Behavior, and Cognitive Science from the University of Michigan and her
Master in Public Health from Emory University. Her research interests include
health psychology, the psychotherapy process, and multicultural psychology.
She is very excited to join the AES team this year and is looking forward to
helping students through their learning and growth process. 

 Nataly Ibarra

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