Meet Our Providers

Andrea Medrano
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Humana
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Andrea Medrano, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Andrea Medrano is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Massachusetts. Andrea has spent her career counseling Adults and teens from different backgrounds and experiences. She has helped individuals and families overcome battles with trauma, depression, anxiety, substance use, anger, life transitions and relationship issues. 

Andrea uses an integrated and interdisciplinary approach that includes areas of focus such as: collaborative, strengths-based, liberation, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, solution focused, relational, and culturally competent. Andrea maintains a flexible approach to ensure best experience and outcome for the individual or family.

Andrea hopes to establish a trusting and caring therapeutic relationship with you to help you identify areas of growth, build inner strength, improve wellness, and accomplish your personal goals.

Education

Northeastern University
Master's in Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Trauma
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Addiction
  • Self-improvement, self-esteem, self-empowerment
  • Grief & Loss
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress related to racism, discrimination, and intergenerational trauma
Anne Turley
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Anne Turley, RN, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Anne Turley is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in practice since 2014.  She completed her Masters of Nursing Practice at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in Boston, Massachusetts and is licensed to practice in Massachusetts.  Anne has worked in private practice, community mental health, therapy schools and residential treatment settings, and is well versed at treating a wide range of diagnoses in patients aged 6 - 65.  Anne is comfortable reaching outside traditional practice settings to care for patients and has embraced telemedicine as the key access to care advancement of the decade.  Anne’s specialty areas include Autism Spectrum Disorder, mood disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, treatment resistant anxiety disorders, and multi-diagnosis cases.  

Anne integrates principles of Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy into her psychopharmacological treatment sessions.  Anne seeks to embrace the full individuality of her patients; she applies medical knowledge in the context of each person’s unique personality, strengths and barriers, and stage of life.  She is a dedicated evidence-based practitioner, remaining up to date on psychopharmacology and therapy advances by attending conferences and trainings regularly and continually reading the evidence base.  Anne is also a dedicated teacher; she guest lectures at her alma mater and precepts nurse practitioner students on a regular basis.

Anne operates from a place of empathy and acceptance in her practice.  She addresses her patients with caring honesty and a persistent focus on progressing towards treatment goals.  She strives in sessions to help patients understand their mental health both medically and emotionally and to continually discuss the benefits and risks of psychopharmacology interventions.  Anne looks forward to meeting you and becoming a part of your journey.

Education

MGH Institute of Health Professions
Masters of Nursing

Specialties

  • Ages 14+ medication management
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Mood disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Treatment resistant anxiety disorders
  • Multi-diagnosis cases
Azizi"Zee" Shavonne Carle
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
Pending:
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Azizi “Zee” Shavonne Carle, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Azizi Carle is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the states of Massachusetts and Texas who has over 10 years’ experience counseling adults, children and families. Azizi better known as Zee, has worked with individuals seeking help for depression, trauma, anger, loss, women issues and relationship concerns. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Framingham State College and received her Masters in Social Work from Simmons College.  

Azizi utilizes motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, solution focused therapy, art therapy techniques and strength based work that always provides a healthy and fun engagement creating individual treatment to meet the person’s specific needs.

Azizi seeks to establish a healthy and caring relationship with you in order to assist in building on your existing skill set and establishing your goals for the future.

She hopes to learn from you as much as you learn from her. Azizi hopes to be a good clinical match for you.

Education

Simmons College of Social Work
Masters of Social Work 

Specialties

  • Life transitions
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Self Esteem
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Women’s Issues
  • PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
  • Loss/ Grieving process
  • Divorce/Separation
  • Adoption/Foster Care
Caroline Young
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • ComPsych
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Caroline Young, MSW, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Caroline Young is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts. She received her Masters in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire. Caroline has worked with individuals in various settings including foster care, residential homes, community mental health centers, and hospitals. She has extensive experience in working with trauma, depression, anxiety, women’s issues, life transitions, intimate partner violence, grief & bereavement, crisis, and adjustment to life threatening and/or chronic illnesses. Caroline has worked with individuals in all life-stages, though her specialty is working with young adults and adults.

Caroline uses a client-centered, collaborative approach to therapy. She believes in the unique resilience and strength of the individual and uses trauma-informed care, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral, motivational, solution-focused, and narrative techniques in her work with clients.

Caroline recognizes the importance of creating a safe space, built on mutual respect and trust. She hopes to support and empower her clients through all of life’s ups and downs, and looks forward to fostering that therapeutic relationship with you!

Education

University of New Hampshire
Masters in Social Work

Specialties

● Depression
● Anxiety
● Women’s Issues
● Trauma/PTSD
● Intimate Partner Violence
● Mindfulness

Carolyne Mburu-Gerena
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Carolyne Mburu-Gerena, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Carolyne Mburu-Gerena is a board certified psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner in the state of Massachusetts who has over 14 years’ experience working as a registered nurse with adolescents and adults in hospice, home health, emergency room, and psychiatric settings seeking help with medical comorbidities, end of life care, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, trauma, and other mood disorders. She completed her Associate’s Degree in Nursing at Becker College, her Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at Framingham State University, and received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.  

Carolyne  utilizes compassionate, competent, empathetic, and optimal holistic care to the best of her ability when providing patient-centered care. These values and beliefs are accompanied by trustworthiness and respect as she continues to provide care to her patients, family, and the community for improved clinical outcomes and overall well-being.  

Carolyne strives to provide evidence-based treatment with a focus on understanding your concerns, tapping into your protective factors, educating you on a healthier lifestyle, and working collaboratively with you and other pertinent healthcare professionals to help you meet your goals and promote best practice

Education

Walden University
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • ADHD
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Trauma
  • Grief & Loss
Cassidy Stevens
Accepting:
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Humana
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
Self Pay Rate: $149

Cassidy Stevens, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Cassidy Stevens, LICSW, MPH is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts. She obtained a Bachelor of Science from the University of Florida in 2015. She then went on to complete her Master of Public Health and Master of Social Work from Boston University. Cassidy has 5 years of clinical experience supporting individuals coping with a broad range of challenges - from everyday life stressors like relationship issues and stress management to acute traumatic events like grief and loss. Guided by a trauma-informed approach, she utilizes narrative, mindfulness-based, and cognitive behavioral therapy to support and empower clients through life’s obstacles. 

Cassidy uses a strengths-based perspective to help clients see possibility and hope in their own lives, while also providing validation and coping support for difficult circumstances. She strives to bring a warm, empathic presence to everyone she meets and whole-heartedly believes that each person’s story matters.

Although Cassidy works with a variety of clients, her extensive experience in the health care setting provides her with expertise in adjustment to illness and women’s health issues. Whether you are facing a major life transition or coping with Anxiety or Depression, Cassidy is here to listen to you, support you, and work toward your goals together. 

Education

Boston University
Master of Social Work
Master of Public Health

Specialties

  • Adjustment to Illness
  • Women’s Health and Empowerment
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Life Transitions
  • Trauma & Recovery
  • Grief & Loss
  • Relationship Challenges
Barry Feldman
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Dr. Barry Feldman, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Feldman is a psychotherapist with more than 20 years of clinical, teaching and research experience, including over two years of providing teletherapy. He counsels individuals, couples, and families, with a focus on those in high-risk professions (e.g., law enforcement, fire/rescue, EMS, military) and their loved ones. Dr. Feldman also provides therapy to a broad range of people working in other “helping professions” (e.g., medical and mental healthcare providers, veterinary medicine professionals, educators, prosecutors, clergy) whose careers were negatively impacted by job-related and/or personal circumstances. His professional and personal experiences have provided an in-depth understanding of these unique cultures.

Dr. Feldman also works with many other types of clients. His easy-going manner and collaborative style help clients develop effective strategies to enable them to better cope with, or to resolve challenges and issues, which adversely affect well-being and quality of life; depression and other mood disorders, anxiety, grief/loss, trauma, medical problems, work -related issues, addictions, and relationship conflicts represent some of these challenges.

Dr. Feldman has personally dealt with adverse situations, stressful circumstances and losses. Overcoming these hardships and the related journey in doing so, helped him develop a shared understanding of what facing adversity can bring, and fueled his desire to help others.

Dr. Feldman completed his undergraduate studies at University of Massachusetts (Amherst) and earned MSW and Ph.D. degrees at Boston College. The blending of his academic training, life experiences, accumulated clinical skills, and his “ability to be real with clients”
combine to make him an effective and sought-after clinician.

Education

Boston College
Ph.D., MSW

Specialties

  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • PTSD
  • CBT
Dulcinea Wetherell
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $149

Dulcinea Wetherell, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Dulcinea Wetherell is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts who has years of experience partnering with adults of all ages seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, substance use, family stressors, loss and grief. She completed her Bachelor of Social Work from Wheelock College and received her Master of Social Work from Boston College.  

Dulcinea utilizes a collaborative strength based approach, in conjunction with cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, solution and emotionally focused modalities in therapy to help maintain the creativity, flexibility and awareness necessary to best meet the goals of every unique individual.

Dulcinea seeks to establish a safe and trusting relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and better collaborate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire.

Education

Boston College
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Substance use
  • Anxiety
  • Life transitions
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family stressors
Erika Hood
Accepting:
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Tufts
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Erika Hood, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Erika M. Hood is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with training and experience treating patients with psychiatric disorders across the lifespan and across practice settings, from hospital emergency departments, outpatient clinics to addiction services. Erika specializes in treating bipolar disorders, depression, PTSD/trauma, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and substance use disorders. Her education includes a Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner specialization, from Eastern Kentucky University. Erika Hood brings to Thriveworks  a humanistic philosophy of holistic care for both the mind and the body, and an abiding commitment to individualized, comprehensive care for patients.

Education

Eastern Kentucky University
Master of Science in Nursing 

Specialties

  • 18+ Medication Management
  • Bipolar disorders
  • Depression
  • PTSD/trauma
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Substance use disorders
Fortunate Munhutu
Accepting:
  • Medicare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Fortunate Munhutu, APRN, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care 

Fortunate provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management with special attention to individual needs, including attention to each patient's personal history, his or her specific context, stressful or traumatic life experiences or circumstances, each patient's particular concerns about, or fears of medications, all of which she approaches with patience, warmth, understanding, and helpful explanations that facilitate treatment and the patient's sense of comfort and trust. She is flexible and integrative in her approach in order to meet the needs and desired outcomes of each individual. Fortunate is enthusiastic to apply her experience and compassion with clients as they begin to address issues that will help them to improve their quality of life and attain a sense of fulfillment. Her primary focuses are providing honest communication with her patients and quality resources for all those involved.

Prior to becoming a psychiatric nurse practitioner, Fortunate worked as a psychiatric nurse case manager both in home care and in long-term care facilities in the state of Massachusetts. Her practice philosophy emanates from her nursing background that emphasizes providing safe, compassionate, and empathetic patient-centered care. She strongly believes in a holistic approach to promote mental health and well-being, and she takes pride in delivering the best evidence based psychiatric care that is individualized to the needs of each patient.

Education

Walden University School of Nursing and Health Science
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties 

  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Eating Disorders
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Personality disorder
  • Addictions disorders
Jill Ginisi
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Jill Ginisi, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care 

Jill Ginisi is a psychiatric nurse practitioner in the state of Massachusetts. Jill has a diverse background  spending several years as a registered nurse floating to different specialties advancing her knowledge.  Jill spent her last 3 years as a psychiatric nurse where her passion resides prior to obtaining her Master  

of Science in Nursing with a specialty in psychiatry from Regis College. As a psychiatric nurse  practitioner, Jill will provide clinical assessment and therapeutic care to adults who are seeking help with  their mental health.  

Jill can assess, diagnose, and treat mental health needs of patients. Jill believes developing a trusting,  therapeutic relationship with strong communication is the key to success. Jill likes to view the individual as a whole and understands each person is different and can have unique needs. Although, medication  management is Jill’s specialty, that is just “a piece to the puzzle” as she feels being self-aware of the  matter and incorporating different techniques can be beneficial. The overall well-being of someone’s  mental health should be treated no different than a medical diagnosis.  

Jill seeks to establish a professional yet caring relationship with you to help identity your needs, educate  and incorporate you into your goals with a treatment plan to help you achieve the desired outcome. Jill  believes living a good quality and meaningful life is a significant priority. 

Education

Regis College
Master's of Science in Nursing with a specialty in Psychiatry

Specialties

  • 18+ Medication Management
Juliana Igbinosun
Accepting:
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Capital BlueCross
  • ComPsych
  • Highmark BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • Independence BlueCross
  • Quest Behavioral
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Juliana Igbinosun, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Juliana F. Igbinosun is a Family Nurse Practitioner, board-certified by the American Academy Nurse Credentialing Center, and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, licensed by the state of Massachusetts to provide patient-centered healthcare to patients of adult and geriatric ages.

Her scope of practice encompasses health promotion, disease prevention, diagnosis and management of common and complex health care problems beginning in adulthood and continuing throughout the aging process. Provides Psychiatric and psychopharmacological assessment and treatment for a teenager, adult and seniors.

In addition to her extensive clinical experience, Juliana has an exceptional combination of strong medical and behavioral health skills and strives to provide the best health care possible. She believes in building a long-lasting and trusting relationship with all patients.

Education

Regis College
Master of Nursing

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mood disorder
  • Social anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • PTSD
  • Stress Management
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
Kimika Watkins-Tashima
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Kimika Watkins-Tashima, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Kimika is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) with 15+ years of clinical experience partnering with adults, children, families and couples seeking help with a wide variety of issues. 

She specializes particularly in treating individuals impacted by trauma including but not limited to attachment issues, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sociocultural issues, addiction, emotion regulation issues, loss, and life transition. 

She believes that healing and transformation occurs within an authentic and trusting relationship. She strives to create a safe and supportive space for clients’ recovery and personal growth. She values an open and collaborative approach and she trusts the power of the therapeutic process. 

She will use an integrative approach to intervention using her training in trauma-focused, psychodynamics, attachment-based, IFS, component-based psychotherapy, DBT, EMDR, body-mind approach such as sensorimotor psychotherapy, family therapy, ARC, SMART, Mindfulness and CBT. She will tailor various modalities to the needs of clients.

Education

Michigan State University
Master of Arts in Counseling

Specialties

  • Couples/Relationship Counseling
  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Phobia Counseling
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mood Disorders/Bipolar Disorder
Leslie Goodhue
Accepting:
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Leslie Goodhue, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Leslie Goodhue is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in the state of Massachusetts. She has worked in a variety of settings with diverse populations across the lifespan, facing acute medical concerns, substance use disorders, child protection issues, mental illness, end of life, and bereavement. Leslie obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work at the University of Maine and went on to get her Master's in Social Work at Salem State University. 

Leslie approaches each client from a strengths based perspective and utilizes cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, and solution focused therapies. Creativity, humor, flexibility and compassionate care are important to her. She excels at creating a safe and accepting environment to meet the unique needs of each individual/family in a respectful manner. She recognizes that your goals are extremely important! She will work collaboratively with you, and empower you to accomplish the changes you wish to see.

Education

Salem State University
Master's in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adjustment Disorders/Life transitions
  • Bereavement 
  • Medical Trauma 
  • Stress management 
  • Crisis Intervention
Mary Cannon
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
Self Pay Rate: $149

Mary Cannon, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

In daily life, we are tasked to balance multiple roles, relationships, and responsibilities. When combined with the ever-growing stressors of the world, sometimes things can feel overwhelming. In times like these, each of us can benefit from speaking with a supportive and empathetic ally.

Mary’s style of therapy is person-centered and relational, and she operates from a trauma-informed perspective. She is committed to providing care rooted in nonjudgment, self-awareness, and authenticity. Mary understands that each person is influenced by varied individual and systemic factors, and she honors each person’s unique lived experience. She strives to create a brave space where folx feel empowered to speak their truth. 

Mary is a Master’s Level Clinician currently pursuing licensure as an LMHC in the state of Massachusetts. She completed her BA in Sociology from the University of San Diego and her EdM in Counseling from Boston University. Most recently, Mary provided mental health counseling to undergraduate and graduate students at Lesley University’s Counseling Center.

Education

Boston University
Master of Education in Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Adjustment
Naomi Dyson
Accepting:
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Naomi Dyson, LICSW

Philosophy of Care 

Naomi Dyson is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts, having earned her Masters in Social Work degree at Simmons University in Boston. She is experienced with counseling adults through life transitions, relationship issues, chronic and acute health issues, caregiver stress, depression, and anxiety. Naomi is also passionate about supporting healthcare workers and other frontline workers during these difficult times, and she has four years of experience within the medical environment. 

Naomi’s therapeutic approach centers collaboration with clients and showing compassion. She hopes to help you build confidence, kindness to self, and an improved quality of life. She incorporates components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Solution Focused Therapy into her practice. 

The relationship you have with your therapist is a unique and meaningful one, and it’s important to find a good fit for you. Naomi’s goal is to develop a partnership with you to help you feel happier and closer to your personal goals. She looks forward to meeting you! 

Education 

Simmons University
Masters in Social Work 

Specialties 

  • Life transitions 
  • Relationship issues 
  • Chronic and acute health issues 
  • Self-esteem 
  • Caregiver stress 
  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Adjustment Disorder 
  • Workplace stress 
  • Healthcare and frontline workers
Patricia Wheeler Shea
Accepting:
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Patricia Wheeler Shea, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Patty Wheeler Shea holds dual board certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and an Adult Nurse Practitioner. She has a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from University of Massachusetts/Lowell, and a Master of Science in Nursing from Simmons University. She has practiced as an Adult Nurse Practitioner for 25 years providing biopsychosocial care to young adult and adult clients in a variety of settings. Recognizing the prevalence of mental illness and the impact that mental illness can have on one’s life, Patty chose to pursue additional certification as a PMHNP. She completed her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post Master’s certificate at University of Massachusetts/Amherst.  

Patty’s clinical practice includes psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatment that is tailored to each unique individual.  She believes in the importance of an integrative mind-body approach to provide clients with holistic, personalized care to address both their mental and physical health needs. 

Patty seeks to establish a collaborative, caring, non-judgmental relationship to work with clients to achieve optimal mental and physical wellness with the goal of improving the quality of their life.

Education

Simmons University
Master of Science in Nursing

 Specialties

  • Medication Management
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
Sarah Leach
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Sarah Leach, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Sarah Leach is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with roughly 13 years of experience working in the Boston area supporting adults with major mental illnesses, addiction, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Sarah received her undergraduate education in Psychology and Human Services from Boston University and her Master's Degree in Social Work from Bridgewater State University. 

Much of Sarah’s work has been with people of diverse backgrounds and circumstances. Her passion lies in helping all people- regardless of race, religion, age, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, and political affiliation- become more empowered to heal themselves through the therapeutic process. Sarah’s philosophy of care is one of joining together to cultivate healing and empowerment while navigating the challenging waters of our current world. 

Sarah believes in the power of self-compassion, mindfulness, and personal recovery. She works from the cornerstone that the more you learn about yourself and engage in the process of self- discovery with compassion, the more you will feel empowered to create the life you want.

Education

Bridgewater State University
Masters in Social Work

Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • LGBT related challenges
  • Depression
  • Coping with life changes
  • Grief & loss

 

Tyler Schlicht
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Tyler Schlicht, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Tyler Schlicht is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts who has experience partnering with adults, young adults, and senior citizens seeking help with depression, anxiety, grief & loss, trauma, LGBTQ+ issues and life transitions. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Psychology at St. Thomas Aquinas College and his Master of Social Work at New York University.

Tyler utilizes an integrative approach that is collaborative, strengths-based, and person-centered. Tyler incorporates psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, and motivational interviewing techniques into his treatment which is tailored to the unique needs of his clients in collaboration with them.

Tyler seeks to establish a rapport with his clients that is built on mutual respect and trust. Tyler believes that therapy is most effective when it is directed in accordance with the clients goals and values.

Specialties

  • Grief & loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Life transitions
  • Stress management 
  • LGBTQ+ issues
Abigail Nganye
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Optum
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Abigail Nganye, RN-PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Abigail Nganye is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Ms. Nganye received her Master of Science from Regis College Weston. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Ms. Nganye’s dedication and intelligence is demonstrated by being inducted into the National Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau in 2020.

Abigail previously worked in community health providing care to many patients in the medically underserved populations. Abigail delivers compassionate, high quality comprehensive mental health care to each patient through medication-based treatment. Her areas of expertise include psychiatric evaluations, assessments and treatment of individuals experiencing major depression, anxiety disorders, mood disorders as well as challenges involving substance use disorder.

Abigail values holistic care thus her practice is centered upon a collaborative strength-based approach. This approach allows collaboration between her, clients and other professionals involved in their care to ensure that treatment is reflective of the individual client’s goal and values.

Education

Regis College
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • PTSD
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Josalin Scott
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $149

Josalin Scott, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Have a particular life obstacle you’re trying to overcome, coping with everyday stressors, couple or family conflicts, coping with the loss of a loved pet, need a LGBTQ+ affirming therapist, or if you need assistance with family building stressors. Seeking help from a licensed therapist is the best way to put things into perspective. As a licensed psychotherapist I am committed to the well-being of all humans big and small. I am dedicated to going above and beyond to assist with helping people empower themselves and finding the answers they seek.

I implement effective psychotherapy methods such as Cognitive Behavioral, Interpersonal, Client Centered, and Humanistic which can be effective in assisting clients to instill self-understanding by encouraging them to adopt new attitudes and feelings towards life situations. It is essential to keep in mind therapy is not a magic pill or a quick fix: therapy is a healing process that necessitates participation and investment from the client and therapist alike. But in the end, making small changes to self-defeating behavior and coping with feelings of sadness, fear, anxiety and pain can bring life-altering results. There is no judgment only compassion and a safe environment to heal.

My main area of specialty is helping individuals who are coping with depression, anxiety, ADHD/ADD diagnosis, self-harming, pet loss, family building concerns and LGBTQ+ matters. Over the years I have gained experience by working with individuals who are coping with emotional abuse, deportation of family members, death of loved ones and other painful experiences.

I also work with individuals who seek treatment for anger management and stress management. I look forward to the prospect of supporting you in conquering the problems you are presently dealing with!

Specialties

  • Couples & Relationship Counseling
  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Management
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Depression Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Attachment Based Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Psychodynamic
  • Grief & Loss 
  • LBGTQIA
Henry Lou-Goode
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • ComPsych
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Henry Lou-Goode, CNP, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

** Henry speaks Cantonese**

Henry Lou-Goode is a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience providing psychiatric are to adult patients with a wide array of mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, bipolar disorder, substance use disorder, and psychotic disorders.

Henry utilizes a biopsychosocial and collaborative approach in diagnosing patient’s mental health conditions and working with patients to develop evidence-based treatment plan that could include psychiatric medications management and psychotherapy. He believes in delivering patient-centered care and supportive psychotherapy to enhance patient engagement and support patient’s personal growth.

Henry received his Master of Science in Nursing degree from Boston College Connell School of Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from University of Massachusetts (Boston). He has 6 years of experience working with people with mental health conditions.

Education

Boston College Connell School of Nursing
Master's in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Bipolar Disorders
Doug Crook
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Doug Crook, RN, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Doug Crook is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Massachusetts.  He has nearly 20 years of experience working in the mental health field in various roles including mental health counselor and registered nurse.  He has held clinical and management positions.  He has primarily worked on inpatient psychiatric units—with both adults and children.  He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Salem State College and recently his Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice at Regis College.  His doctoral research was focused on providing behavioral health education to nurses caring for pediatric patients with behavioral health needs on non-psychiatric, inpatient units.

Doug understands the profound effects that challenges with mental health can have and the importance of addressing these challenges appropriately.  He values a collaborative relationship with his clients and working together on a plan of care that is reasonable and effective.

Doug aims to create a safe, non-judgmental space to develop this close working relationship with his clients, so that he can support their journey towards achieving personal goals and mental wellness.

Education

Regis College
Master of Science in Nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice

 

Grace Ngumi
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Grace Ngumi, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

**Grace Ngumi offers psychiatric medication management

Grace Ngumi is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) Licensed in Massachusetts. She has over 15years experience working as Nurse in various nursing specialty and in particular mental health and dual diagnosis settings. As an NP she has worked with patients seeking help with depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders and bipolar disorders.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Curry College in Milton, MA and received her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University.  

Grace, utilizes her past experience, education and clinical expertise to provide holistic care and ethical care that is compassionate to while maintaining a healing environment. 

Grace seeks to collaborate with her patient and other health care providers in order to ensure that the care she provides is holistic and is centered on the patient's wellbeing.

Education 

Walden University
Master's in Nursing

Specialities

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self esteem
  • Adjustment disorders
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar
  • Grief & Loss
Wendy Barry
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

Wendy Barry, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Wendy Barry is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner who has over 14 years of nursing experience.  Wendy completed her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing degree at Fitchburg College, which is now Fitchburg University, in Fitchburg Massachusetts.  She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at Regis College in Weston Massachusetts. Wendy bases her treatment on the biopsychosocial model and evidence-based practices.

Wendy understands that medication is only a part of the picture within the biopsychosocial model of mental health.  Her practice in medication is "start low and go slow", which is considered a standard of care in psychiatry.  She is a strong supporter of collaborative care and will work with other providers to maintain client's optimal health.  As a prescriber Wendy takes on the role of consult and encourages clients to feel confident in their psychiatric care.  She does this by asking questions, answering questions, and encouraging clients take the lead in their care.

Wendy treats clients with depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD and bipolar disorder.

Education

Regis College
Master's in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Medication Management

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