Associate Dean, Student Health and Wellness
Jeff Klug joined Berklee in June 2016 as the associate dean of student health and wellness. Reporting to the vice president of student affairs and diversity and inclusion, he provides strategic direction for a comprehensive portfolio that includes the management of student health services contractual partnership, counseling services, wellness education, and advocacy.
Klug has previously served as the associate dean of students and director of counseling and health services at Wheaton College, the associate director of counseling services at Maryland Institute College of Art, and worked for a number of years in community-based healthcare nonprofits in Baltimore, Maryland.
He received his certificate of advanced study in counseling psychology from Towson University, his master’s degree in clinical psychology from Loyola University Maryland, and his bachelor's degree in psychology from Wheeling Jesuit University.
Barbara Chitouras grew up in the metro Boston area, where she attended Massachusetts College of Art, majoring in illustration. She has more than 20 years of experience as a receptionist; she has also worked as a freelance artist, tour guide, day care teacher, window dresser, and retail clerk. She enjoys travel and photography, and was in a joint show with her husband in 2005, for which they exhibited photography from Southeast Asia, Oceania, Central America, Europe, and the United States. She loves working in Berklee's unique, creative environment.
Personal Counseling Staff
Felix F. Pizzi, LMHC, CCMHC
Director of Counseling Services
Felix Pizzi is a licensed mental health counselor and carries the national certified counselor (NCC) and certified clinical mental health counselor (CCMHC) credentials from the National Board of Certified Counselors. He completed his degrees at Duquesne University and draws from humanistic, existential-phenomenological, and contemporary psychoanalytic traditions. Prior to his work at Berklee and Boston Conservatory, he served as the alcohol and other drug counselor at Northeastern University’s Health and Counseling Services, worked in a number of outpatient settings, and developed and directed a bilingual chemical dependency program in Long Island, New York. He is a past board member for the Massachusetts Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology and an active member of New England College Health Association and the Boston Area College Counseling Center directors group. Pizzi has special interests in working with students addressing identity concerns, international students, students with relationship/family concerns, and treating co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issues. Originally from Argentina, he is fluent in English and Spanish.
Lisa Listerman, LICSW, ACSW
Associate Director of Counseling Services/Clinical Training Coordinator
Lisa Listerman is a licensed psychotherapist with a master's degree in social work from Boston University and a bachelor's degree in psychology from Williams College. Before coming to Berklee, she worked with children, adolescents, young adults, and families in a variety of settings, including community mental health, residential/day treatment programs, and an inpatient eating disorder hospital. Listerman has many years' experience supervising interns and master's level clinicians. Her professional interests include the treatment of psychological trauma, eating disorders, and supervision.
Megan Hughes, LMHC
Megan Hughes is a licensed mental health counselor who joined Berklee in June 2016. She previously worked for a nonprofit mental health organization treating adults with chronic mental health issues and substance abuse issues. She earned her Master of Arts in counseling psychology from Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, now known as William James College. Prior to graduate school, Hughes worked with a variety of populations including younger adults receiving outpatient counseling and older adults who struggled with Alzheimer's disease. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Loyola College in Maryland. Her professional interests include teaching the therapeutic techniques of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to people who suffer from depression, anxiety, or self-esteem issues.
Lindsay Maxwell-Morris, LMHC
Lindsay Maxwell-Morris is a licensed mental health counselor with a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Lesley University. She completed her clinical internships at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center and Berklee College of Music’s Counseling Center. Upon completing her internship with Berklee, she went on to work in various mental health settings including residential programs, community mental health, and outpatient counseling programs. Maxwell-Morris has gained experience working with a variety of different mental health issues including depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, social skill deficits, relationship issues, grief, and traumatic stress, among many other issues. She has also received certifications in trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy and rape crisis counseling. Her approach to therapy is holistic and strength based, emphasizing personal goals and work-life balance.
Elizabeth Egan, MPH, LICSW
Elizabeth Egan is a licensed clinical social worker. She holds a Bachelor of Science from Babson College, a master’s degree in public health from Boston University School of Public Health, and master’s degree in social work from the Boston University School of Social Work. Prior to joining Berklee she has held positions focusing on crisis intervention and brief treatment at the intersection of emotional and physical trauma. She has worked in various settings including community-based crisis work, residential substance abuse, and hospital-based social work as well as completed extensive public health work in the city. She has advanced clinical training in trauma-focused treatment and has a clinical interest in treating anxiety, substance abuse, and trauma through the use of various evidence-informed treatment modalities.