Meet the Team
Associate Dean of Student Health and Wellness
Jeff Klug has been at Berklee since June 2016. Prior to Berklee, he was the director of counseling services at Wheaton College in Massachusetts from 2013 until 2016. Before that, he had a private counseling practice and worked in counseling services at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.
He earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Wheeling Jesuit University, a Master of Arts in clinical psychology from Loyola University Maryland, and a certificate of advanced studies in counseling psychology from Towson University. He is currently a doctoral student at Colorado State University to earn a doctorate in higher education administration and leadership.
His role is to fulfill the Health and Wellness Department's mission: to foster a lifelong ethic of care so that students may thrive during and after their time at Berklee; to affirm students’ personal and social identities and experiences; and to create safe, compassionate, healing, inclusive spaces that inspire learning, positive growth and global citizenship. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Director of Health and Wellness Programs
Leah Driscoll has been at Berklee since 2013, where she began as the part-time program coordinator for the Reach Out Initiative. She later served as the full-time coordinator of prevention and education, then the assistant director of health promotion. Previously, she was a graduate intern in the Office of Prevention and Education at Northeastern University.
She holds a Bachelor of Music in music business/management and vocal performance from Berklee and a Master of Social Work with a concentration in health/mental health policy from the Boston College School of Social Work. She's a licensed independent clinical social worker in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. As the director of health and wellness programs, she has oversight of all functions of the Office of Health and Wellness Programs, including wellness services, student health promotion and education, and immunization compliance. She administers the Reach Out Initiative, which aims to provide specific education and outreach on mental health, disordered substance use, and sexual and dating violence. She helps ensure that Berklee students have access to health resources and knowledge to help them make informed choices for themselves at Berklee and beyond.
She worked as a professional musician for 10 years in Boston and Los Angeles before her career in social work and healthcare, and has performed the national anthem at Dodgers Stadium, Fenway Park, and the TD Garden in Boston. An avid traveler, she's been a collector of maps and geography facts since childhood. You can reach her at email@example.com.
Assistant Director of Health and Wellness Programs
María Cabané has been at Berklee since December 2017. She has served in several higher education roles before: a resident assistant at the Boston University Honors College residence, a counseling intern at the Wheelock College Counseling Center, and a sports psychology intern at Boston University Student Athlete Support Services and at Wheelock College Athletics. Prior to Berklee, she was a clinician at Habit OPCO, an opioid outpatient medication-assisted treatment center.
Her latest degree is an M.Ed. in counseling with a concentration in sports psychology from Boston University. She received a B.S. in general psychology with a minor in physical education from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. At Berklee, she facilitates the alcohol and other drugs education programs for students. In addition, she collaborates with other departments to reach out and educate the Berklee community through programming and tabling events around the seven dimensions of wellness.
She was an international student from Guatemala, and is a polyglot, fluent in English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. She is also a former Division 1 tennis student athlete. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Case Manager and Student Health Liaison
Leona Chau has been at Berklee since October 2017. She was previously an intern for the Health and Wellness Department at Berklee, working mainly on health promotion. She was also the wellness coordinator at Aramark at Berklee, working closely with students enrolled in summer programs and their parents.
She received her Bachelor of Science from University of Rhode Island, majoring in health studies with a specialization in health promotion. In her current role, she assists students by connecting them to appropriate campus and community resources. She support students in any way possible in order for them to have a better and more enjoyable experience while at Berklee.
Outside of work, she enjoys hiking and yoga. You can reach her at email@example.com.
Dana Rochman B.M. '16 has been at Berklee since August 2017. While a student, she was a founding member of what became Berklee Student Allies in Anti-Violence Education (SAAVE). Recently, she completed an advanced clinical training program at Stone Center Counseling Service at Wellesley College that included extensive training in relational cultural therapy. Previously, she worked at Leonard Morse Hospital in their child development unit, providing acute stabilization to those aged 4–17 who experienced severe mental illness.
She holds a dual degree in music business/management and professional music with a concentration in songwriting and performance. Her master's degree in clinical social work, awarded in 2018, is from the Simmons School of Social Work's urban leadership program. In Rochman's current role, she provides education and outreach to students on topics like sleep hygiene, alcohol and other drug use, self-care, and mental health. She's a staff supervisor to Berklee SAAVE, working to raise awareness and advocate for the eradication of sexual violence and gender-based harm, and provides counseling through the BASICS program, which uses a harm-reduction approach to allow students to explore their alcohol and other drug use, learn risk-reduction strategies, and explore motivation to change.
A peanut butter enthusiast, her favorite animals are otters, and her dream band would be Grace Potter on vocals, rhythm guitar, and organ; Susan Tedeschi on vocals and lead guitar; James Jamerson on bass; Dave Grohl on drums; and herself as the fan club president. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.