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Whittier College Student Counseling Center
Haverhill A (next to Campus Safety)
562.907.4218 (fax)

Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed daily from noon – 1 p.m.
Professional counseling staff is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For after hours emergencies, call Campus Safety at 562.907.4211 and ask to be connected to an on-call therapist.

COUNSELING CENTER IS CLOSED UNTIL AUGUST 17,2015. Please call Campus Safety in case of emergency. 


Rebecca Eberle-Romberger, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Student Counseling Center

Dr. Rebecca Romberger has been a Licensed Psychologist in the state of California for nearly two decades. Born and raised in central Pennsylvania, she received her doctoral degree in Psychology from Indiana University of PA, and then relocated to California to complete an APA accredited internship with Kaiser Permanente in Health Psychology. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), where she worked with children suffering with cancer and blood disorders, specializing in the psychological aspects of oncology. After a few years in private practice in Whittier, Dr. Romberger joined the staff of the Intercommunity Counseling Center as Executive Director. During this time, her passion for community psychology, clinical training and non-profit leadership blossomed. Dr. Romberger holds memberships in the American Psychological Association, the California Psychological Association and the National Institute of Sports Psychology. She has served as adjunct faculty to the University of Southern California (Rossier School of Education), the University of La Verne and the Fuller Theological Seminary, School of Psychology. She has particularly enjoyed supervising graduate psychology students to develop the therapists of tomorrow.

Heather Toledo, B.A.
Program Coordinator
Student Counseling Center

Born and raised in Whittier, Heather received her undergraduate degree in Psychology here at Whittier College in 2009.  Heather served as a student worker in Human Resources and more recently as the Administrative Assistant for the Chemistry, Psychology, and Biology departments.  She has also worked as a Behavioral Therapist for SEEK Education for four years with autistic children and their families.  Heather is currently pursuing her dream of becoming a freelance artist.  She looks forward to serving as the new Program Coordinator and continuing to help Whittier College students.   

Stephanie Smolinski, Psy. D.
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Student Counseling Center

Stephanie Smolinski is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary School of Psychology. Prior to entering Fuller, Stephanie completed her master of arts from Pepperdine University’s Graduate School of Education and Psychology. While in school, she completed practicum-training experiences at Hathaway-Sycamores in a school-based setting with children and at Fuller Psychological and Family Services with clients of differing ages and presentations. Recently, Stephanie has been working on a research study at Fuller’s Travis Research Institute, administering a battery of tests to children and adolescents to investigate the utility of computer-based interventions for attention and concentration issues. In addition, she has participated in research studies at University of Southern California’s Institute for Creative Technologies to explore the use of virtual humans in assessing trauma in military veterans. Stephanie is very excited to be at Whittier College for her pre-doctoral internship.