Eileen Niland, MS, LMHC, NCC Director & Counselor

Eileen Niland, MS, LMHC, NCC

Professional Credentials

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • Nationally Certified Counselor
  • M.S. in Counselor Education (Canisius College)
  • M.S. in Student Personnel Administration (Buffalo State College)
  • B.S. in Psychology (SUNY Fredonia)


  • Student Affairs professional since 1985 (Buffalo State College, New York University and Canisius College)
  • Professional background in residence life and college counseling
  • Director of Canisius College Counseling Center since 1996


  • Stress and anxiety management
  • Adjustment to college
  • Cognitive behavioral therapies
  • Spirituality and existential approaches
  • Mindfulness and self-compassion