You can reach our UNC Chapel Hill FOCUS-CI Coordinators by email, text or phone!
James can be reached at 919-972-7462. His email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Michelle can be reached at 919-972-7460. Her email address is email@example.com.
Chelsea can be reached at 919-972-7459. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
Erin can be reached at 919-972-7461. Her email address is email@example.com.
Dr. Eric Elbogen is an associate professor of Psychiatry at the UNC School of Medicine. He is a forensic psychologist conducting both clinical work and empirical research at the intersection of law and mental health services, with a particular focus on military veterans.
James is a counselor by training and a research coordinator at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. James has experience providing mental health services to adolescents and adults. Since 2012, James has worked with military service members and their families at UNC, coordinating research studies on commonly experienced injuries like traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder. James joined the FOCUS-CI team in 2013.
Michelle is a postdoctoral research associate in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has conducted psychological assessments for children and adolescents in military families, working with families to define the best interventions and support for their children based on testing results. Michelle has also provided counseling, psychological assessment, and neuropsychological assessment for children, adolescents, and adults in a community mental health setting, as well as neuropsychological assessment for adult psychiatric inpatients. She is trained in Therapeutic Assessment, an approach that uses psychological testing to help people understand themselves better, find solutions to persistent problems, and achieve positive change.
Chelsea received a Master of Social Work degree from Arizona State University and a Bachelor’s degree in Family and Human Development from Utah State University. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in various clinical settings. Some of these include: children’s hospital, substance abuse treatment center, school programs for children and youth, and domestic violence/sexual assault shelter. She has provided services to both individuals and families. Chelsea joined the FOCUS-CI team in 2013 and is excited to serve military families at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill site.
Erin is a Research Project Manager/Coordinator at UNC-Chapel Hill in the Department of Psychiatry. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Florida State University and began working at UNC in 2012. She has worked in various clinical settings, including community mental health, a university health center, a hospital, a juvenile detention center, and private practice. Since 2012, she has worked on a UNC research study for veterans with PTSD and TBI, focused on cognitive rehabilitation. She joined the FOCUS-CI team at UNC in 2013.