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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 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 teenagers, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, mood disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  

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
Amber Roy
Self Pay Rate: $149

Amber Roy, LICSW

Philosophy of Care

Amber Roy is a Master Social Worker and Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (MSW, LICSW) who has over 7 years of experience working with adolescents, adults, couples, and families with a variety of therapeutic needs including chronic illness, oncology, grief, bereavement, trauma, anxiety, depression, adoption issues, self-harm, and substance abuse.

Amber earned her Master's degree in Social Work from Boston College. Her practice focuses on elements of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) with a solutions-focused and strengths-based mindset to help clients reach their goals and tap into what’s already working. Amber believes that while it may be important to focus on what happened in the past, perhaps the most important issues are the ones you’re facing today.

Her flexible approach helps clients feel heard, valued, and supported. While not routine in her practice for every client, Amber has an area of interest and experience utilizing elements found in nature such as flowers and plants as therapeutic mediums. Amber’s approach is supportive, collaborative, and direct.

Education

Boston College
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Chronic Illness/ Oncology
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adoption
  • Self Harm
  • Substance Abuse
Carol Whitescarver
Self Pay Rate: $149

Carol Whitescarver, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Carol Whitescarver is a Clinical Social Worker, independently licensed in Massachusetts, Indiana, and Arizona. She has 21 years of social work and psychotherapy practice with individuals and groups. Carol graduated from Marymount College with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Psychology, and from Fordham University with a Master’s in Social Work. She has worked in outpatient treatment programs in the community, and with Veterans and active-duty Army members and their families, as well as in residential programs for TBI, substance abuse and mental illness within the Veterans Health Administration. She currently works with adults who seek supportive and in-depth therapy for trauma, PTSD, life transitions, anger/behavioral issues, grief, relationship challenges, depression, and anxiety.

Carol believes that each person has the ability and innate knowledge to grow and change, and that therapy must be creative, dynamic, and tailored to the individual. Whether using creativity, images, or more traditional talk therapy, her philosophy tends toward positive psychology that is strength-based, trauma-informed, flexible, enjoyable, and aligned with a person’s desired lifestyle. Carol believes that therapists must be genuine, and able to create ‘sacred space’ that is safe and supportive so that clients can relax and sense that they are respected, valued, and understood. A trusting therapeutic relationship that addresses Mind/Body/Spirit is essential to the process of growth and change, and Carol believes that humor, play, forgiveness, creativity, and gratitude practice hold a strong place in psychotherapy. Creativity, regardless of how it is expressed, is life-affirming and an extremely important asset when redesigning one’s life.

Perhaps you need a safe place to tell your truth, feel understood and accepted, learn new skills in coping or problem solving, or to brainstorm your ideas/goals. Carol is an experienced therapist who will join you in your search for authentic self, and in your understanding or repair of the past and old stories you hold. Therapy work with Carol includes compassion, warmth, challenge, curiosity, and flexibility. She will help you find strengths, courage to use your true voice, and confidence to break free of patterns that no longer serve you well.

Education

Fordham University
Master's in Social Work

Specialties

  • Anger
  • Severe Trauma
  • Grief & Loss
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Development of Coping Strategies, Problem Solving
  • Assertive Communication
  • Women’s Issues
  • Psychodynamic/Sandtray/Creativity
  • Men’s Issues
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
Casey Lowth
Self Pay Rate: $149

Casey Lowth, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Casey Lowth is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who specializes in helping children, adolescents, and young adults build social skills and find healthy ways to cope with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, peer conflict, stress management, and adjusting to life transitions. Casey completed her Master of Science (MS) in Counseling Psychology at Northeastern University.

Casey values providing a bedrock of consistency, positivity, and honesty within the therapeutic relationship. This can help increase insight, awareness, and a deeper understanding of how clients experience their emotions. Casey's goal is to support clients in developing critical skills to regulate emotions, improve quality of life, and unlock their full potential.

Education

Northeastern University
Master's in Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Children and Adolescents
  • Social Skills
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self Esteem
  • Peer Conflict
  • Stress
  • Life Transitions
Charlotte Kelsey
Self Pay Rate: $149

Charlotte Kelsey, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Charlotte Kelsey is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in the state of Massachusetts with over 3 years of experience providing clinical assessment and care to adult clients seeking treatment for anxiety, depression, trauma, stress management, and life transitions. Charlotte’s passion for therapy started during her time as a patient care technician in a hospital trauma unit. Much of her time was spent at patients’ bedsides, listening to their stories.

It was this experience that led Charlotte to complete her Master of Science degree in mental health counseling at Suffolk University in Boston, MA. As a clinician, she provides a person-centered approach to therapy with a focus on mindfulness-based, cognitive behavioral (CBT), and solutions-focused treatment. She is a steady advocate for sex positivity and a committed ally to the LGBTQIA+ community. She listens without judgment and strives to provide a place for individuals seeking a safer space.

Charlotte is adaptable in her method and pays close attention to each individual’s needs. She fully believes collaborative care is essential in supporting one’s goals and values in life.

Education

Suffolk University
M.S. in mental health counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Adjustment/Life Transitions
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
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
Karina Solis
Self Pay Rate: $149

Karina Solis, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Karina Solis is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) who has worked with many children, adolescents, and adults with different life concerns such as trauma, sexual abuse, substance use, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anxiety, depression, parenting, school issues, life transitions, self-harm, suicidal ideations/attempts, transgender/self-identity, self-esteem, family conflict, stress, peer relationships, and many more. Karina is passionate about her work and she strives to assist her clients with their needs, while meeting them where they are. She enjoys helping clients achieve their goals and support them through life transitions.

Karina completed her Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Southern New Hampshire University. She is certified in Adult Substance Abuse and has an Emerging Leaders Certificate. Karina is a Hispanic woman whose culture often does not believe in mental health and its services. She has been blessed to work with clients of many different cultures who were in similar situations, assisting them in achieving their life goals.

Karina always wants her clients to feel heard, understood, accepted, and respected. She provides this with her empathetic and compassionate approach. Karina wants you to find therapy productive and meaningful through her interactive and solution-focused approach. She offers several strategies to gain coping skills, build upon strengths, solve problems, and alleviate troubling symptoms. Karina treats each client as unique, and treatment is based on what works for them. If you feel that she is a great fit for you and would like to begin working together, please feel free to reach out and schedule an appointment.

Education

Southern New Hampshire University
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Coping Skills
  • Life Transitions
  • Self Esteem
Linda Guglielmo
Self Pay Rate: $149

Linda Guglielmo, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Linda Guglielmo is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of New York who has 8 years’ experience partnering with children, young adults and families to help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, behavioral issues and relationship issues. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Mount St. Mary College and received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from SUNY New Paltz.  

Linda utilizes relational, strength based focus when utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, solution focused approaches in therapy always maintaining creativity, flexibility and empathy necessary to foster the partnership between therapist and client to best meet their needs.

Linda seeks to establish a warm, caring, motivational partnership with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and assist you towards meeting your goals and living your most meaningful life.

Education

SUNY New Paltz
Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Motivation
  • Relationship issues
Margaret Oloyede
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake $249: Follow-ups

Margaret Oloyede, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

I am a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with eight years of psychiatric experience. I have been working with patient with Mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder with psychosis; Stress-related disorders such as anxiety; Neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and eating disorders. I have provided care at inpatient setting for acute patients. I have also worked in outpatient setting, providing continuing services to patients who have complex or chronic illnesses. I assess, diagnose, prescribes medication, order and interprets labs, x-rays, and EKGs when necessary and coordinate care. Patient goals includes the reduction of overall level, frequency, and intensity of their symptoms so that daily functioning is not impaired; Stabilizing the symptoms level while increasing the ability to function on a daily basis; Increasing the coping behaviors of peer socialization, physical activity, and self-reassurance.

I begin by meeting with patients to assess patient psychological needs. I implement relationship-building skills to gain patient trust since the process of recovering from mental health issues can cause individuals to remember and talk about traumatizing events or experiences. After identifying patients’ mental health needs, as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners I create holistic treatment plans. I track patient progress and refer patients to specialists if necessary. I build relationships with, reassuring, and listening to and talking to patients. I assess and plan nursing care requirements. I care for and counsel clients with common identified chronic psychiatric condition. .I Coordinate and integrate multidisciplinary services for clients with complex psychiatric problem. I monitor common health care problems and refer for specialized medical treatment as needed. I provide comprehensive family psychiatric-mental health education. I advocate for family psychiatric-mental health clients and their families.

As a mental health nurse practitioner, I am compassionate and understanding; I am a respectful and caring person. I can go above and beyond my listed responsibilities to ensure patients receive the best care possible while at my practice. I build relationships with, reassuring, and listening to and talking to patients. I believe every person has the right to freedom and to express his moral beliefs though words and actions that will help him grow. I use my talents to make others aware of their feelings and understand their needs.

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
Mercy Mbuthia
Self Pay Rate: $299: Intake $249: Follow-ups

Mercy Mbuthia, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Mercy is a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Massachusetts who  has over 5 years of experience providing clinical assessment, medication management and treatment to adults seeking help with anxiety, depression and other mental health disorders. She is competent, empathetic and committed to providing care in a holistic manner. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Salem State University and received her Masters of Science in Nursing, with a Psychiatric and Mental health concentration from University of Massachusetts- Lowell.

Mercy blends current evidence and national standards of care with a holistic approach to manage patient care. This process includes: assessment, diagnosis, development of a comprehensive plan of care, implementation and follow-up. She maintains flexibility and awareness necessary to meet the needs of every unique individual.

Mercy seeks to establish a kind, compassionate and professional relationship with you in order to promote,maintain and restore health.

Education

University of Massachusetts-Lowell
Master of Science in Nursing

Specialties

  • 18+ Medication Management
Patricia Wheeler Shea
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
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

 

Wendy Barry
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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