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872 Massachusetts Ave. | 929 Massachusetts Ave.

872 Massachusetts Ave. Suite 2-2

Dr. Tim Quinones, PhD

Licensed Psychologist #1​0​7​2​8 MA

Dr. Tim Quinones is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, addiction, trauma, and existential issues. He received a MA in Counseling Psychology from Boston College and a PhD in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University. Dr. Tim takes an active person-centered approach to therapy and makes room for personal exploration, questioning, and collaborative problem solving.

Dr. Tim works well with college students, artists, musicians and individuals from diverse backgrounds. He is a musician himself and looks for ways to help individuals express themselves creatively, work smartly, and move closer to self-actualization. Dr. Tim has lived in the Boston area for the past 10 years and enjoys walking, museums, Yoga, and Tai Chi.

Shanta Cortez-Greig

Shanta Cortez-Greig, LICSW

Everybody is so unique and special and I love helping individuals become the greatest versions of themselves.  I wholeheartedly believe in the power of unconditional positive regard, and the necessity of diversity and of authentic self-expression.  I would love to help you become the greatest version of YOU. I use an interdisciplinary and holistic approach in my work. Whatever you need, we can do!  In my 8 yrs in the field, I've worked with ages 3 - 65 yrs old, in surviving trauma, addiction, depression and anxiety. Another particular strength of mine is relationships and couple's therapy.   Let’s chat. We are sailors on an ocean. We cannot change the tides, but we can master our ships!

Alice Husted

Alice Husted, NP

Nurse Practitioner #762059 MA

Alice Husted is a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with a Masters Degree in Psychiatric Nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professions.

Alice has experience treating adults and adolescents 13 and older with an array of mental health issues. She has specialized experience working with patients who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, which has provided Alice expertise in treating disorders that are often a result of trauma, such as addictions, mood disorders, and eating disorders.

Alice has a special interest in integrating various forms of treatment including western traditional medicine, meditation, and mindfulness. Above all, she has a deep respect for those who are willing to seek treatment and looks forward to helping individuals take charge of their emotional health.

Dr. Sumio Shinohara, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist #8645 MA

Dr. Sumio Shinohara is a licensed clinical psychologist. He obtained a Doctor of Psychology in clinical psychology at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in Boston. Dr. Sumio is fluent in both English and Japanese. He is a Japanese speaking psychologist that offers counseling and psychology in either, English or Japanese.

Dr. Sumio specializes in child, adolescent, and adult mental health; often working with couples and families. He has diverse experience from working at elementary schools, high schools, and community health centers in Boston.

Deborah Brigandi, MA, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker #114237 MA

Deborah Brigandi has received a Bachelor of Science from Simmons College in Nutrition, and a Masters Degree from Boston College.

Deborah works with adults who are coping with depression, anxiety, and major life transitions, as well as couples experiencing relationship challenges. Deborah also has additional training and experience helping clients with nutrition-related diseases and weight management issues.

Dr. Julia Gefter, PhD

Licensed Psychologist #9808 MA

Dr. Julia Gefter is a licensed psychologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and considers Boston her home. She received her BA in psychology from Boston University, and a PhD in clinical psychology from Suffolk University. Dr. Julia views therapy as an active and collaborative process of working towards therapeutic goals.

She genuinely cares about her clients’ concerns and goals, and works to help them gain not only relief, but also the ability to live as fully and happily as they wish. Her style is warm, empathic, and practical, and she uses humor when appropriate. Dr. Julia has many years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and couples with complicated backgrounds and situations.

Jenna Halloran, LICSW

I am Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts. I received my MSW from Simmons College in 2016. I have experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings with a diverse population of people, including young adults and adults with serious mental illness, mood disorders, substance abuse, and trauma backgrounds. I help people work through crises (including sexual abuse and trauma, loss, suicide attempts, development of a mental illness) by helping people find their voice to recreate healthy, adaptive ways to live. I am skilled at tailoring therapy to meet the unique needs of each person I meet by drawing on their strengths and enhancing their skills for personal growth and empowerment.

I specialize in helping people navigate interpersonal and family relationships, life transitions, and mental health challenges. My approach to therapy is integrative, incorporating CBT, solution-focused, and mindfulness based interventions. I work to understand clients within their cultural contexts, including gender, race and sexuality. I am a passionate believer that a healthy mind-body connection can guide people towards living happy, fulfilling lives.

Lauren Witek, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor #0000010434 MA

Lauren Witek is an independent Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Massachusetts. She has experience working one-on-one with a diverse population of adults, children, and families within several communities of the Boston Metro Area.

Lauren has extensive experience addressing the emotional challenges related to anxiety, depression and trauma. In addition, she has worked with children and adolescents to improve social functioning and coping mechanisms to build confidence and self esteem.

Her practice is a judgment free zone that provides the individual with a safe place to express feelings and concerns. Lauren prides herself in helping the individual self actualize in order to gain greater personal growth and professional success.

Nancy Villa, LMHC

Mental Health Counselor #10069

Nancy Villa Meyers is an independent Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Massachusetts with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in trauma studies from Lesley University.

Her aim is to help clients manage and reduce feelings associated with anxiety, depression, trauma, life transitions, and adjustment. She has worked with children, adolescents, and young adults in many settings. She has facilitated individual, family, community based and group therapies.

Nancy’s approach is rooted in bringing awareness to the connections between the mind, body, and spirit using a number of different techniques tailored to each individual. The goal is to help individuals develop a deeper understanding of themselves at all levels, which can often lead to improved self-esteem and self-awareness. She strives to help clients learn practical skills to incorporate into their everyday lives to allow for an increase of awareness of their internal world. She may integrate a combination of therapeutic approaches such as psychoanalytic, psychodynamic, mindfulness, and cognitive behavioral therapies. These approaches are tailored to each individual so that one can begin to work towards developing his/her unique path to feeling fully engaged and alive in the present.

Gail Ranere Nunes, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor #9584 MA

Gail Ranere Nunes is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who holds a MA in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University and an EdM in Education, Policy and Management from Harvard University. Her practice of nearly thirty years has included working with children and their families. She has also successfully worked with couples and adults dealing with a myriad of concerns and issues.

Gail’s focus is primarily social emotional learning and includes methods of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), mindfulness, and relaxation training as well as family systems work.

In addition, Gail has a great deal of experience dealing with trauma in both children and adults. She has a special interest in neuroscience and worked for a number of years in her undergraduate work in an Endocrinology lab where she learned the importance of the body mind connection. This understanding has supported her work with those folks dealing with any kind of anxiety and/or physical illness.

Gail also has done a great deal of grief work in her personal and professional lives. Finally, she continues to supervise graduate students from Boston College, Lesley University and Boston University. This continued work helps her to stay abreast of the newest and latest developments in the field

Hannah Fulkerson, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor #10458 MA

Hannah Fulkerson is an independent Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Massachusetts with a background in Art Therapy. She has experience working with individuals, families, and groups spanning ages from early childhood through geriatrics.

Hannah specializes in helping clients with a variety of issues, including Depression, Anxiety, Relationship Issues, and Trauma. Hannah has worked with clients from a diverse range of ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds within the greater Boston area.

Through an openness to our present life experiences, Hannah guides clients through the process of identifying and committing to strategies aligned with living a life more closely tied to their values. Hannah engages her clients with a non-judgmental, collaborative, and strengths based approach in order to move towards desired goals.

Tristan Leibu, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor #​1285986307 MA

Tristan Leibu is a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Massachusetts. Tristan believes that individuals are the captains of their own ship. It is his role as a counselor to act as a compass when they are feeling lost or unable to make decisions for themselves. His passion is to help individuals by having a collaborative process to address and alleviate their issues. When the effective services are completed, individuals will be able to have the tools at their disposable to understand and navigate their issues to help foster a healthier life.

Tristan has experience working with children, families, adults and the elderly. He specializes in, but is not limited to treating clients with addictions, depression, anxiety and trauma. He has an arrange of approaches to counseling, using elements of Psycho-dynamic, Humanistic, and Narrative Therapy, as well as CBT and the use of Mindfulness.

Tristan's education background includes a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling at LIU Post in Brookville, New York. He also has a B.A. in Psychology from Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire.

Leo J. Adle, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor #10586
NPI # 1336518091

Leo J. Adle is a licensed mental health clinician in the state of Massachusetts. He received his Master’s in Counseling Psychology from William James College in 2015. Leo believes that counseling is about helping people achieve goals that they thought they couldn’t before. His approach incorporates transparency and solution-focused techniques with light-hearted humor.

Leo has worked with individuals, couples, and families ranging between the ages of 14 to 49. Some of his primary focuses include, but are not limited to, depression, anxiety, stress management, disordered eating, LGBTTQQIAAP, substance use, and parenting skills. Leo uses an array of modalities to help clients overcome their unique challenges, specializing in CBT, mindfulness, and person-centered approaches.

Counseling isn’t only about facing struggles and challenges, but it can also be about recognizing your strengths and realizing your accomplishments. It is his passion to serve as a guide through your experience.

Anthony Centore

Dr. Anthony Centore, PhD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor #6934 MA

Dr. Anthony Centore, PhD, is the founder of Thriveworks, a counseling company with locations across the United States that's focused on premium clinical care and customer service. In addition, Dr. Centore is a private practice consultant for the American Counseling Association a monthly columnist for Counseling Today Magazine and has been quoted in publications including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Monitor, Newsday, Prevention and has been featured on ABC News Boston.

Dr. Centore is the author of “How to Thrive in Counseling Private Practice: The Insider’s Guide to Starting and Growing a Counseling Therapy Business.”

Dr. Dyanne London, PhD

Licensed Psychologist #1598889719 MA

Dr. Dyanne P. London is a licensed psychologist in the state of Mass, trained as a child psychologist but now focusing on older adolescents and adults.

Her education: New York University where her major was Psychology, with minors in English, Music and Spanish, after a brief stint at Pre-med; Masters degrees from Columbia University and Pennsylvania State University. She graduated from Boston University with a PhD in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Child Clinical and Community.

She was recently an adjunct professor for 15 years at Lesley University’s graduate school in the Counseling Psychology program.

Her clinical experiences include working with clients experiencing depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, PTSD, issues related to drug and alcohol abuse, trauma, racism, oppression, immigration and homelessness. She embraces cultural differences and her pre-doctoral internship was at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology (CMTP) program based at Boston Medical Center. She has worked at inpatient psychiatric hospitals, community health centers, schools, detoxes, outpatient mental health and substance abuse clinics, shelters and worked with clients who have self- identified as LGBTQ as well as having done mental health evaluations to assess readiness for sex change operations.

Dr. London believes in focusing on a person’s strengths and not just looking at pathology. Her therapy includes acknowledging a person’s cultural and ethnic background and how that might be impacting their mental health. She is individually focused, client centered and has skills in cognitive behavioral and motivational interviewing techniques.

She looks at a person holistically looking at their strengths and does not shy at referring persons to complementary health resources to use in addition to the mental health counseling. She encourages clients to try acupuncture, massage therapy, reiki, etc.

In her personal life, she tries to keep balanced by doing and participating in different activities. Dr. London was a co-owner of SISTAHS’ Afrocentric bookstore in Roxbury and a video producer and on the Board of Cambridge Community Television (CCTV). She is a strong advocate of social justice issues and currently on the board of directors of the Encampment for Citizenship, a national youth social justice leadership program, and a member of a grassroots organization supporting immigrants, Safe Medford.

She enjoys meeting new people and her hobbies include theater, music and billiards at Jillian’s in the Fenway.

Shaheen E Lakhan

Dr. Shaheen E Lakhan

Dr. Shaheen E Lakhan is a physician, scientist, and educator, board-certified in neurology and pain medicine with clinical training from the Cleveland Clinic and Massachusetts General Hospital.

Formerly, Dr. Lakhan was on the medical staff of leading medical centers (City of Hope; Cambridge Health Alliance), founding neurology department chair and assistant dean of an emerging medical school (California University of Science and Medicine), chair of an active institutional review board (Arrowhead Regional Medical Center), and chief of pain management at a multi-hospital academic healthcare system (Virginia Tech Carilion).

In addition to exemplary clinical service, Dr. Lakhan has an extensive research, educational, and philanthropic portfolio. He has over 100 peer-reviewed journal publications, books, and book chapters; was appointed by California Gov. Brown and Virginia Gov. Northam to prestigious boards; and bestowed the Harvard Medical School Dean's Community Service Award for his founding of the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation. He was also awarded the President's Call to Service Award for Lifetime Achievement by George W. Bush and The U.S. Congressional Award Gold Medal. In 2017, he was recognized by his peers and inducted as Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, the Academy's highest designation.

929 Massachusetts Ave. Suite 103

Russell Wolf, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor #1497 MA

Russell Wolf is an artist and athlete at heart. Russell recieved a Bachelors in Psychology from Yale College, and a Masters of Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education (focusing on group, community, and organizational consultation).

While Russell helps a variety of clients, he has particular interest in helping couples in conflict, guiding clients through life and career issues, helping clients with depression and anxiety, counseling children, providing family therapy, running therapy groups, and consulting with organizations around team building.

Dr. Lynn Chosiad, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist #9193 MA

Dr. Lynn Chosiad is a licensed psychologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Chosiad has had varied clinical experiences working with diverse populations in many different settings.

In addition to working with clients who struggle with disordered eating and other weight and body image disturbances, Dr. Chosiad has extensive experience treating anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, relational issues, grief/loss, trauma, and family, career, and educational issues.

Pardis Parsa, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor #9560 (MA)

We each hold within us the resilience and knowledge we need to create the life we want to live. As a therapist and expressive therapist I serve the role of companion and guide to help you to tap into that knowledge. I believe in creating a safe, collaborative, and creative space where we can explore the many complexities life offers. My background in expressive therapy and improvisation brings with it the opportunity to explore new roles, try new ways of approaching issues, and to have increased flexibility in life.

I received my Masters in Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Drama Therapy from Lesley University and I am a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Massachusetts. I have an extensive background in working with clients who experience depression, anxiety, dual diagnosis, and trauma. My background is in working with individuals who have experienced recent crises and need help finding new approaches to process challenges that have presented themselves and listen for patterns and behaviors that might be keeping them from moving forward. I have worked with a diverse array of individuals across the lifespan from age 6 to 76, and have much experience in group, individual, and community therapy settings. I also have experience working with the LGBTIA community. I use expressive therapy modalities when appropriate in order to allow for new modes of communication and exploration. I incorporate evidenced based practices such as CBT and DBT models to influence my work.

Dr. Kevin Grimes, PhD

Licensed Psychologist #1033153648 MA

Dr. Kevin Grimes is here to help you engage in self-discovery and he would support your efforts to promote opportunities for successful, healthy living. Many of our positive choices toward health in life - including some life-saving choices - come not out of a formidable battle, in which our health-promoting desire and motivation "win" over poor life choices, but in making positive life choices. Often, small steps with relatively little effort make the difference. Repeated, these become habits.

His background includes training in several modalities. He brings together what he has learned through deep education and training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy, Gestalt therapy, and cognitive development-informed therapy. Listener, Person-centered and Mindful are also words that tag what he does.

In addition to providing psychotherapy, he investigate ethics in Big neuroscience and ICT projects studying brain and behavior. He has lectured on psychology and neuroscience in American and Swedish universities, and welcome the opportunity to work with international clients.

Dr. Kevin's practice is open to new clients as he is returning from a decade of working in Europe. Locally, he trained in clinical psychology and was on the staff for many years at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, in clinical-developmental psychology at the Clinical-Developmental Institute in Belmont, and in forensic mental health at Mass General Hospital Center for Law and Psychiatry. Also, he had operated a mental health group practice in Middlesex County.

Dr. Kevin has given talks at the National Ethics Councils (NEC) Forum, the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies, the National Italian Bioethics Committee (NBC), the European Network of Research Ethics Committees, and the European Commission (for review of an FET project).

Matthew Eidukinas, LICSW, ACSW

Masters in Social Work #113378 (MA)

Matthew Eidukinas is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Cambridge, Ma.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Wheelock College in 1998 and his Masters from Simmons University Graduate School of Social Work in 2000.

As a Clinical Social Worker and Life Coach Matthew has worked with many different populations with various issues including substance abuse/addiction, career and student counseling, mental health disorders, which includes anxiety, depression, trauma, self-esteem, stress related disorders, grief counseling as well as veteran’s issues.

Matthew is also involved with the American Red Cross as a mental health first responder providing mental health services to individuals, families, and A.R.C. staff impacted by natural disasters locally and around the U.S. He is also a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers and the National Association of Social Workers (N.A.S.W.) and is involved with their Senior Mentor Program teaching and supervising social work students and other clinicians towards advanced licensure.

Matthew brings C.B.T., mindfulness, 12 step philosophies, meditation, visualization, and various other treatment modalities to assist clients with making long lasting changes. He brings passion, commitment, and a strong desire to help others see the positives in their lives and to improve their overall emotional well-being.

Connect with a Cambridge Counselor today at 617-395-5806, to set up your first session and start the process to change.

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