Our Counselors

Dominica Rivera
Accepting:
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • ComPsych
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
Self Pay Rate: $99

Dominica Rivera, LPC

Philosophy of Care 

Dominica is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Connecticut who has 10 years of experiencing partnering with adults, families, and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and substance abuse needs. She completed her Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Central Florida and Master’s of Science degree at Troy University.

Dominica utilizes solution focused, cognitive behavioral techniques with a client centered focus on collaboration, mindfulness, creativity, and symptom alleviation. Dominica’s main focus is creating a safe and open space to build on personal strengths, improve interpersonal relationships, and overall life satisfaction. 

Dominica’s goal is to create a therapeutic relationship that is warm, interactive, and fosters a foundation to help you create a meaningful and fulfilling life.

Education

University of Central Florida
Master of Science 

 Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety 
  • Couples Relationship Issues
  • Career Challenges
  • Addiction
  • Family Relationships Issues
  • Stress Management
Erin Jackson
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Erin Jackson, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Erin Jackson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Connecticut who has over 15 years of experience partnering with children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families in processing various personality pathology,  trauma, depression, anxiety, substance use,  involvement in the criminal justice system, cultural assimilation, life transitions, women's issues, and relationship issues.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Connecticut, and earned her Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from Fordham University.

Erin prides herself on patient center care and uses Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness, in engaging therapeutically, always allowing the individual need and desires to remain at the forefront of therapeutic engagement.  

Erin seeks to establish open, warm therapeutic alliances to assist in processing challenging situations and to collaboratively create and build upon coping mechanisms toward obtaining desired outcomes.

Education

Fordham University
Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Cultural awareness
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Women's issues
Kerri Griffin
Accepting:
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Aetna
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kerri Griffin, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Kerri is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Connecticut who has over 20 years of experience partnering with children and adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, grief and loss.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from St. Joseph College and received her Master of Social Work from the University of Connecticut, School of Social work.  Kerri utilizes relational, collaborative, strength based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness based approaches to therapy always maintaining the creativity, flexibility and awareness to  meet the needs of each individual.  

Kerri seeks to establish a warm and collaborative therapeutic relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and collaborate with you towards meeting your goals.  

Education

University of Connecticut
Master of Social Work

 Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management 
  • Life Transitions
  • Grief and Loss
Lilliam Rodriguez
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
Pending:
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lilliam Rodriguez, PhD

Philosophy of Care

Lilliam Rodriguez, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She has a BA in Psychology from the University of Puerto Rico, and Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from Carlos Albizu University. She has worked with adolescents and adults in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings. Dr. Rodriguez has a wide range of experience working with diverse populations of individuals and families, including supporting clients struggling with addictions, family dysfunction, co-occurring disorders, and trauma. Dr. Rodriguez is passionate about working with minority populations on the issues that affect these particular groups, as well as working with young ladies and women to support them in understanding themselves and becoming their best version. She uses a cognitive-behavioral approach to support her clients in gaining perspective to live life in a way that brings them joy, confidence and health. Dr. Rodriguez is empathetic, passionate and grounded as a clinician. She is fluent in Spanish and English and all services may be provided in either or both languages.

Education

Carolos Albizu University
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Dual-Diagnosis
  • Life transitions
  • Women’s Issues
Juliette Zuckerman
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS of MA
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Juliette Zuckerman, LMFT

Juliette is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, meaning she is trained to view problems in a relational and interconnected way. Her goal is to provide an environment where clients feel seen, cared for and acknowledged. Using a therapeutic style that is collaborative and strength-based, Juliette works with the belief that every client is an expert on their own lives but may need help in identifying and actualizing their strengths.

With a background in several inpatient clinical settings, Juliette has hands on experience assisting countless men and women reclaim their lives after battling addiction and co-occurring disorders such as anxiety, depression, grief, and trauma. In addition, she educated and assisted family members on how to best support their loved ones, focusing on healing and connection.

From Juliette... “Working with my clients enriches my life tremendously. I truly love the work that I do, helping people realize their goals. I look forward to connecting with you.”

Juliette can be most helpful with:

  • Parenting and family life-cycle transitions
  • Co-parenting/ divorce
  • Blended/Stepfamily support
  • Relationship difficulties
  • Self-esteem/ Personal growth
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Support for families involving substance abuse/addiction
  • Helping individuals strengthen recovery after addiction
Kate Hanselman
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $150: Intake
$100: Follow-up

Kate Hanselman, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Have you been having a hard time lately? You don’t have to struggle alone. The first step toward feeling better can be challenging, so let’s take it together. It’s okay to need a little extra help!

Kate Hanselman specializes in working with healthcare workers, educators, and those in the helping professions, though she serves all ages and demographics. Whether you’re looking for support with an ongoing issue, or this is your first time seeking help, she will meet you where you are, and together you will decide on a plan that fits your needs.

Kate prioritizes a collaborative approach and offers honed clinical expertise, a dynamic set of tools including medication and therapy, and a firm belief that you are the expert on your own life. In addition to medication management, she provides thorough, holistic care by using CBT, trauma-informed, solution-focused, and mindful approaches to better understand and target the root causes of your distress.

Kate is a board-certified PMHNP and received a Master’s in Nursing (PMHNP) from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Science from King’s College London. With over a decade of experience in mental health as a nurse, a first responder in New York, and a health professions educator, Kate has a unique familiarity with the challenges particular to these roles. Especially now, with the pandemic increasing stressors and diminishing opportunities for coping, everyone needs and deserves a little extra help. That includes you. Come on by and let’s talk.

Education

King’s College London
Master’s in Science

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • PTSD and trauma
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Life transitions
  • Grief & Loss
  • OCD
  • Insomnia/sleep issues
  • Coping skills
  • Women’s Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Medication Management
  • School Issues
  • Transgender
  • Parenting
  • LGBTQ+

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