The Counseling and Psychological Services staff below will partner with the UCEM program to provide counseling services, referrals, and programming to Duke University’s Sloan Scholars.
Rebecca Hurst is a licensed psychologist on staff at Duke CAPS. She earned an M.Ed. in Adult and Higher Education, an M.Ed. in Community Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Oklahoma. She completed her psychology internship and post-doctoral residency at University Counseling Services at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Dr. Hurst works with students who present with a range of concerns, including adjustment concerns, identity-related concerns, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, and relationship concerns. She is particularly interested in working with students processing experiences related to their gender and sexual identities and those wanting to explore how early relationships and cultural contexts impact their sense of self in relationships today. Dr. Hurst has a passion for training and clinical supervision of emerging mental health providers and is committed to facilitating therapy groups that help students increase self-awareness and the ability to authentically connect with others. She is a member of the American Psychological Association.
Marvice Marcus is a Psychology Resident and permanent staff member at CAPS. He earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Washington State University and completed pre-doctoral internship training at Duke University CAPS. He has primarily worked in university mental health across three regions of the United States.
Dr. Marcus works with students who present with concerns related to adjustment, mood and anxiety disorders, social and familial conflict, and sexual identity and gender expression. He adopts an integrative approach to counseling, drawing on cognitive-behavioral therapy and interpersonal process. Other professional interests include men and masculinities, race and gender politics, and issues of diversity and inclusion. He is interested in developing ways to use cultural studies to contextualize human suffering, as well as to elucidate the underpinnings of thought processes and behavior. Dr. Marcus is a member of the American Psychological Association (Division 44) and the Association for Contextual and Behavioral Science.