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We are located north of (behind)
Colman Library and west (left) of Cummings Complex, with the entrance door
"hidden” on the southeast corner of the building off of "lot D.”
Walk-in hours: 10am - 4pm Monday through Friday
Walk-in hours: 10am - 2pm Tuesday through Thursday
Lang Health, Wellness, Counseling and Disability Services respects
and preserves the privacy and confidentiality of all patient and client
communications. All visits are confidential. Information cannot be released
without your written consent. Information, whether written, spoken, recorded
electronically or printed will receive the same level of protection.
As nurses and counselors, we are health professionals that are required, by law
to report any suspected child abuse or neglect. In addition to the required
mandated report status, the issue of confidentiality may be waived in
situations where danger to self or others is imminent.
Meet Our Staff
Cecelia Bristol, RN,
BSN, MAT – Director of Health Services
Cecelia received her BSN from St. Anthony College of Nursing and her Master of
Arts in Teaching from Rockford University. In addition to her 20 years
experience in occupational health, obstetrics, gynecology and pediatric
nursing, Cecelia is an adjunct professor in Nutrition for Rockford University.
Cecelia's experience in the medical field is an enormous asset to Lang, and she
provides a caring, compassionate and understanding environment to each patient.
Sally Ann Roberts,
LCSW – Director of Counseling Services
Sally Ann Roberts received her MSW from Washington University in St. Louis and
is experienced in hypnotherapy, energy work, psycho-synthesis, psychodynamic
and cognitive behavioral therapies. It is Sally's belief that each person who
comes into her office for a session is, in essence, seeking to learn how to
live the life they've been given with openness and authenticity, despite the
difficulties he or she is encountering. In fact, obstacles to what is expected
(if viewed in the correct light) can often be the most valuable lesson one can
receive in learning how to be true to oneself.
Patty Schneider, RN,
BSN – Nurse
Patty received her BSN from NIU in 1989, and worked for 15 years on the Adult
Medical/Oncology Unit at Swedish American Hospital. Patty enjoys assisting,
educating and empowering students to make healthy choices. She believes that
these choices directly impact their future health and vitality.
Jamil Hussain, MD
Dr. Hussain is an experienced and
well-established Family Practice Physician in the Rockford Community. His
special interest in family practice, in addition to his high level of
professionalism and care, greatly benefits Rockford University as our
Laura Godin – Office Manager/Administrative Assistant
Laura received her bachelor of science in Accounting from Rockford
University. Previously, she worked in Student Administrative
Services. She is excited to return to Rockford University and work to meet
students’ health needs.
Amanda Bordner ’01, MSW – Personal Counselor
Amanda Received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Rockford
University in 2001 and her Masters in Social Work from the University of
Illinois in 2012. Before coming to
Rockford University, Amanda spent 11 years working in the non-profit world,
specifically in the areas of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault. Amanda truly enjoys talking with students
about the issues that concern them. She
strives to enhance the overall student experience by holding an open, safe and
healing space for students to grow and heal.
Seaberg – Graduate Assistant
received her bachelors of arts in music and vocal performance from Rockford University.
She is currently studying to obtain a MBA. She enjoys volunteering with high
school students at a local youth group, and is excited to be working with
students of RU and the Lang Center for Health.