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Meet the Counseling and Wellness Team

Meet Our Team:

Felix F. Pizzi, LMHC, CCMHC
Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Director of Counseling Services

Felix is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and carries the NCC and 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 in his work as a psychotherapist and supervisor. Prior to coming to the 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, NY. He 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. He is originally from Argentina and fluent in English and Spanish.


Nicole Bihler, M.Ed., CHES

Director of Wellness Services

Nicole completed a bachelor's degree in Sociology at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA. After working in social services for a few years, she attended graduate School at Springfield College where she received her Master's of Education in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention. While at Springfield, she worked in the college's counseling center. After graduation she became the school's Health Educator, a New Student Orientation Advisor, and taught the class Wellness: A Way of Life. In April 2013 Nicole passed the Certified Health Education Specialist exam. She also holds a personal training certification from AFAA. Nicole began at the Boston Conservatory as Director of Wellness services in the fall of 2013.


Janel Funk, M.S., RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian

Janel is a Registered Dietitian who enjoys helping students eat well, one bite at a time. She received a degree in dietetics from Syracuse University and a masters degree in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University. Janel's goal is to help others understand the importance of eating well, especially while balancing a hectic college lifestyle. She is passionate about working with students to find realistic and reasonable approaches to eating and living well. In her spare time, Janel loves to cook, craft, and spend time with her husband and son. 

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