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Alantis Tellis

Alantis Tellis is a Licensed Social Worker. She obtained her Bachelor's degree in Social Work, with a minor in Psychology from Western Illinois University. She recently completed her Master's in Social Work with a concentration in School Social Work from Aurora University. Alantis currently serves as a Building Connections Mentor and enjoys participating in campus outreach initiatives. Alantis is passionate about social justice and multicultural initiatives and currently serves on the social justice committee in the University Counseling Center. When working with clients, Alantis utilizes elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, a variety of mindfulness techniques, as well as interpersonal/ relational techniques. Her areas of interest include, (but are not limited to): working with students from diverse backgrounds, stress, adjustment/ life transitions, identity/cultural development, anxiety, and depression. In her spare time, Alantis enjoys cooking, hiking, and binging her favorite tv shows/movies.