Anthony Bowling, Ph.D. LMHC, MCAP, ICADC
Director, Behavioral Health and Resource Services
Phone: 386-481-2157
Email: bowlinga@cookman.edu
Office: Odessa Chambliss Center, Room 147

Dr. Anthony Bowling is the Director of the Behavioral Health and Resource Services Center (BHRSC) at Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU). He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Board Certified Master’s Level Addictions Professional, and Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with 20 years of counseling experience. His passion is helping people with substance use disorders, trauma, and a variety of other disorders including depression and anxiety. Dr. Bowling believes that coming together is a beginning; staying together is progress; and working together is success. To enhance wellness, Dr. Bowling makes exercise a regular part of his life, and practices waking up at the same time every morning to promote good sleep habits, prevent fatigue, and increase mental functioning.

Morgan Swain-Sears, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Mental Health Practitioner
Phone: 386-481-2167
Email: swainsearsm@cookman.edu
Office: Odessa Chambliss Center, Room 148

Dr. Sears strives to create a space that feels affirming and restorative. She uses a warm, collaborative style to help clients feel heard and understood. Through a blend of empathetic support, honest feedback, and constructive encouragement, she guides clients toward unlocking their fullest potential. Her goal for therapy is to help clients identify their existing strengths and combine them with new skills to create strategies to utilize well after therapy has concluded. She utilizes a combination of person-centered, ACT, multicultural, and strength-based approaches. Dr. Sears believes in providing affirming, equitable care to clients of all identities. She loves the saying that self-care is a way to protect the gifts we have to give others. Her self-care includes trying new recipes, going on walks, reading, and watching horror movies.

Mrs. Cynthia Gray, M.S.
Administrative Assistant
Phone: 386-481-2157
Email: grayc@cookman.edu
Office: Odessa Chambliss Center, Room 145

Cynthia Gray is a Daytona Beach native who has been a member of the B-CU community for over 4 decades, first as an alumna, then as a staff member. As the administrative assistant for the BHRSC, she is the first point of contact for students and strives to create a welcoming environment for all guests of the counseling center. Mrs. Gray’s wealth of knowledge from her time at B-CU makes her an invaluable resource to the team. For self care, she enjoys going for walks, spending time at the beach, watching movies, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Diamond Alridge MHS
Resource Services Specialist
Phone: 386-481-2983
Email: alridged@cookman.edu
Office: Odessa Chambliss Center, Room 144

Mrs. Diamond Alridge is the B-CU Student Resource Services Specialist. She provides student-focused services and information to assist students with accessing both on and off campus resources. She is passionately committed to advocating for and assisting all students find the resources needed for success. Her approach is rooted in empathy while recognizing the unique circumstances and strengths of each student she works with. She is adept at building rapport and trust with students from diverse backgrounds, fostering a supportive environment where they feel heard and valued. She is inspired by the resilience and strength of the students she works with, and is honored to play a role in their journey towards empowerment and self-sufficiency. Mrs. Alridge manages her wellness by going to the gym, watching her favorite shows, and spending quality time with her family.

Kim Tarman, Psy.D., M.Div., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Mental Health Practitioner
Email: tarmank@cookman.edu
Office: Odessa Chambliss Center, Room 149

Dr. Tarman has a heart for meeting people where they are, and a passion for helping them grow and heal. She has 20 years of professional experience in providing a range of mental health and social services across settings and communities. She is experienced in addressing an array of mental health and life issues, in therapy, and has a special interest in integrating spirituality, faith based, and justice-oriented practices into the therapeutic process when applicable. Dr. Tarman embraces an eclectic approach to therapy, often utilizing trauma informed, client centered, narrative, and cognitive behavioral interventions. She prioritizes self-care by vibing to her favorite music artists, hanging with family and friends, engaging in contemplative spiritual practices, and relaxing near the water.