Newton Counselors and Coaches

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Meet our Counselors


Anne Turley
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 is well-versed in 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 teenagers, autism spectrum disorder, mood disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, treatment-resistant anxiety disorders, and multi-diagnosis cases.

Anne completed her Masters of Nursing Practice at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in Boston and is licensed to practice in Massachusetts. She has worked in private practice, community mental health, therapy schools, and residential treatment settings. Anne integrates principles of motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) 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
Carolyne Mburu-Gerena
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
Fortunate Munhutu
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
Jennifer Spiess
Self Pay Rate: $149

Jennifer Spiess, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Jennifer Spiess is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist in the state of Massachusetts who has 9 years of experience providing therapeutic care to children, adolescents, and families. She has worked with individuals who are struggling with complex trauma, PTSD, adjustment disorders, depression, anxiety, and mood disorders as well as families and couples who struggle with communication and conflict resolution.

Jennifer completed her Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology at Assumption College with a focus in children and families. Jennifer utilizes eclectic therapy in order to best meet the needs of the individuals and families she works with. She has strong experience in person-centered therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy and is strength-based and emotionally focused in her treatment approach.

First and foremost, Jennifer seeks to establish a strong rapport with the individuals and families she works with. Her collaborative and empathetic approach will assist you in identifying your needs and building your strengths in order to meet your treatment goals.

Education

Assumption College
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology 

Specialties

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression 
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Relationship Issues
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
Margaret Oloyede
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake $249: Follow-ups

Margaret Oloyede, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Margaret Oloyede is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner with 8 years of experience treating adults who are struggling to cope with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, ADHD, and eating disorders.

Margaret received her Master’s of Science from Regis College—Massachusetts. Her past experience includes having provided inpatient care, as well as having worked in outpatient settings, offering psychiatric care to patients who have complex or chronic illnesses.

Work with Margaret to start prioritizing your mental health—she’ll offer expert guidance and support as you both address the difficult situations or mental health conditions that are causing your emotional pain. Margaret’s goal is to help stabilize your mental health while also increasing your physical activity, self-reassurance, and coping skills through quality psychiatric care.

Education

Regis college Massachusetts
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • Medication Management
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Eating Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
Mark Medina
Self Pay Rate: $149

Mark Medina, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Mark Medina is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who has over 6 years of experience in providing clinical and evidence-based treatment to children, teenagers, adults, and families seeking assistance with a variety of presentations including but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, substance use disorders, relationships, adjustments, grief, and overall stress. Mark's professional history includes working in a psychiatric hospital treating substance use and co-occurring disorders, in an outpatient setting working with individuals, and in the community setting working with children and their families.

Mark Completed his Master of Education (M.Ed) at Cambridge College specifically in the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) program in Mental Health Counseling. He is a true believer that therapy is an art which requires constant flexibility, creativity, and patience in order to acquire the best possible outcome for those that he serves.

Mark seeks to establish a caring and trusting therapeutic relationship with you in order to work together towards accomplishing your personal therapeutic goals. He utilizes an eclectic style of treatment with person-centered care being the foundation of his approach. Mark’s collaborative style includes strength-based, mindfulness-based, cognitive behavioral, solution-focused approaches, and he strongly believes that each person is unique and therefore requires treatment tailored to that specific individual. Life is a challenge and it's okay to ask for help. It can be isolating but having someone you can talk to, reflect with, and not feel judged throughout the process can make the journey a little easier.

Education

Cambridge College
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • General/Undisclosed
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance Use
  • Stress
Taylor Klein
Self Pay Rate: $149

Taylor Klein, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Taylor Klein is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Massachusetts. She has more than 12 years of experience working with children, adults, and older adults with a variety of mental health issues. She is seasoned in working with individuals and families that struggle with severe behavioral disorders, and cognitive disorders such as Autism and Down Syndrome. She is also competent in helping those with LGBTQIA+ issues and those with complex mental health and addiction.

Taylor graduated from Johnson & Wales University with an M.S. in counseling psychology and a concentration in Addiction Management. She then obtained her second masters degree, her M.A., from William James College. Taylor is currently a 4th year doctoral student studying clinical psychology at William James College where she will obtain her PSYD next year. At the moment, Taylor is working on her dissertation where she is focusing on Autism Spectrum Disorder and the effects of adaptive behavior on symptom severity across the lifespan.

Taylor has a holistic approach toward therapy while employing effective communication, active listening, and psychoeducation in her practice. She tailors her style to an individual's needs. Taylor believes that possessing a client-centered mindset is a beneficial way to build a positive relationship.

Work together with Taylor — her professional support and guidance will help you start addressing the obstacles in your life with clarity and confidence.

Education

Johnson & Wales University
Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Psych Testing
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD/ADD
  • Depression
  • Autism
  • CBT
  • DBT
  • LBGTQIA
David Martino
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake
$249: Follow-up

David Martino, NP

Philosophy of Care

David Martino is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who has provided direct care to patients aged twelve years and older since 2012. David has extensive clinical experience in diagnosis and medication management, including complex cases with multiple overlapping psychiatric diagnoses, dual diagnosis, and co-occurring medical problems.

David completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English at Regis College, his Master of Theological Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and his Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Boston College. David’s broad educational background helps him to recognize how psychosocial factors, including trauma, affect a person’s condition, and the importance of ongoing evaluation of the appropriateness of pharmacotherapy.

In session, David makes a point to explore various treatment options, including referral to professionals in other areas of expertise. He is committed to helping you meet your goals, not only the ones established at the beginning of treatment but also other goals that you may add as you progress.

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood/Bipolar Disorder
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s)
  • Co-occurring medical problems 
  • LGBTQ, gender identity (transgender, nonbinary, genderqueer)
Peter Camden
Self Pay Rate: $149

Peter Camden, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Peter Camden is a Licensed Individual and Family Therapist (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) in the state of Massachusetts and Rhodesia Island who has 10 years of experience partnering with adolescents and families seeking help with trauma, depression, anxiety, stress management, and relationship issues.

Peter completed his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Fitchburg State University and received his Master of Social Work from Bridgewater State University. He utilizes strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based, solution-focused, and attachment-focused approaches to maintain the flexibility and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual, couple, and family.

Peter seeks to establish a goal and collaborative relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths while better towards living a meaningful life.

Education

Bridgewater State University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Relationship issues
Doug Crook
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

 

Maureen Sullivan
Self Pay Rate: $149

Maureen Sullivan, MS, MPH, MA, LMHC

Maureen Sullivan is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who has over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health, working with individuals, couples, adolescents, young adults, and their families in a variety of settings. Maureen is skilled in treating depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parent-child relationship problems, stress management, and grief/loss, as well as general life transitions and stressors.

Maureen was born and raised in the Boston area but has lived, worked, and traveled extensively. After graduating from Boston College, Maureen joined the Peace Corps and served in West Africa. This pivotal life decision led to graduate work at the London School of Economics, work in the Federated States of Micronesia and American Samoa, as well as continued studies leading to master’s degrees in both Public Health (MPH) and Counseling Psychology. Most recently, Maureen lived and worked as a therapist in Hawaii within close proximity to Volcanos National Park.

Maureen is described as very “down to earth” and relational in her therapeutic approach. Her clients find her to be extremely warm, friendly, and approachable. In Maureen's approach to counseling, she draws upon the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, and person-centered therapy. Central to her practice is the foundational belief that each person possesses the internal ability to heal and overcome life challenges with the appropriate help and support. Maureen believes the role of a therapist is to connect and create a supportive alliance towards the purpose of helping clients reach their goals and thrive.

Jessica Caira
Self Pay Rate: $149

Jessica Caira, LMHC

Jessica Caira is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) with over 10 years of experience in the field. She specializes in assisting teens and adults with stress and anxiety management, identity issues, life transitions, and relationship issues, but Jessica also has a particular interest in working with older teens and young adults in navigating their transition to adulthood.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brandeis University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Lesley University. Jessica's approach to therapy is strength-based, solution-focused, and client-centered. She believes in adding skills, building insight, and enhancing your sense of identity to help you cope with your most difficult times. She can help you begin building self-esteem and resilience and will support you in nurturing positive relationships that will foster continued growth outside of therapy.

Jessica works to create a safe space and to tailor individualized treatment to fit each client’s needs. She believes that building a therapeutic relationship is the first step in effective treatment, and will do her best to make you feel as comfortable as possible as you both delve into whatever may be troubling you.

Lindsay Veillette
Self Pay Rate: $149

Lindsay Veillette, LICSW

Lindsay Veillette is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who has experience working in both inpatient and outpatient settings with a variety of populations including adults and adolescents with serious mental illness, mood disorders, substance use disorders, family and relationship issues, trauma backgrounds, individuals in crisis, and those navigating general life changes and stressors. Lindsay completed her Master of Social Work (MSW) at Fordham University.

Lindsay's approach to therapy is holistic, collaborative, and client-centered with a strong focus on strengths. She firmly believes in meeting individuals where they are in the present moment, and she acknowledges that progress is not always linear. Lindsay incorporates elements of mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), solution-focused therapy, and narrative therapy into her practice with a common goal of empowering individuals to advocate for their needs in all facets of life. She believes that we are never finished products and there is always room for personal growth. Lindsay's aim is to partner with clients on their journey to self-determination in order to lead happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives.

Grace Ngumi
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 15 years of experience working as a nurse in various nursing specialties 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.

Grace 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 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

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