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Our mental health professionals embrace an individualized approach to your care. They bring expertise and compassion to your wellbeing journey. You can reach them directly via phone, email or join their Zoom waiting room for immediate consultation upon availability.

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Naiomi Feliciano

Medical Assistant

Naiomi is an experienced Medical Assistant and Certified ECG Tech who is passionate about helping people in the community.  She prides herself on her outgoingness, positive attitude, and compassionate listening skills.  Naiomi believes that everyone should have an opportunity to have new experiences and live their best life. (Se habla español)

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Robert Metzger, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Robert has experience as a CNA, RN, and NP in various inpatient and outpatient settings.  He works with patients of all ages and is driven by core beliefs of respect and dignity.  Robert’s patients can expect a compassionate, non-judgmental approach to their care that is driven by clinical evidence and best practice guidelines.

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Amber Haney, LMHC

Psychotherapist

Amber is a therapist, artist, and advocate who is passionate about supporting the greater community. Amber has specialized training in Art Therapy and is skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Relational-Cultural Therapy, and Positive Psychology. Her work has inspired her to affirm the healing potential that art-making can provide as a form of communication, expression, and release for any individual. Amber has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual and group settings who have faced anxiety, depression, trauma, domestic violence, self-harm, and self-esteem concerns. 

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Kristy Landine, LMHC

Psychotherapist

Kristy has experience working with families, adolescents, children, and adults within the counseling setting.  She is skilled in the use of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Positive Psychology, and incorporates art and play therapy when applicable.  Kristy has experience working with individuals and families facing conflict, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, self-harm, and trauma.

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Majd Jaafar, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Majd has a MSW from Simmons University and an extensive history of counseling refugees and trauma survivors from Southeast Asia and the Middle East. He works primarily with adults and specializes in treatments related to family relationships, parenting, substance use recovery, stress management, self-esteem, marriage, and aging. Majd's approach is strength-based and collaborative; he believes that every person has their own story and that it shapes their current experience. Specific therapeutic approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness-based Intervention, and Behavior Modification. 

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Paul Thibodeau, MS

Psychotherapist

Paul is an Alumni of Fitchburg State University’s Graduate Mental Health Counseling Program. He has experience working as as a case manager/counselor in the fields of Substance Recovery and Mental Health since 1994, with additional specialty experience providing treatment for the combat veteran population and those with a comorbid HIV diagnosis.  Paul is skilled at Person-Centered Therapy, and brings unconditional positive regard to the counseling milieu.

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Charlie Berman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Charlie is a clinical social worker who has experience working with children and adults in various settings. She believes in a collaborative approach built on respect and trust and enjoys getting to know each client as an individual. She utilizes a range of methods and feels that services are most effective when they are personalized and customized to each client.

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Mel Moise, MS

Psychotherapist

Mel is currently a student at Fitchburg State University, getting his master's in Clinical Counseling. He strives to encourage fellow African Americans to properly care for their own mental health as well as to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health in the African American community. He aims to make the most of his internship by learning to be the most effective counselor he can be.

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Jeff Cambray, MEd

Psychotherapist

Jeff has experience working with individuals and families across a broad range of ages and cultures. He is a graduate of Cambridge College and has experience working with anxiety, OCD, depression, anger management, and other life issues. Jeff uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, Rogerian/talk therapy and other methods to help his clients find their best selves and improve their decision-making processes. 

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Denise Krot-Nowak, LMHC, LADC I

Psychotherapist

Denise is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a Licensed Alcohol/Drug Counselor (LADC1) with over 20 years of experience working with a wide variety of clients in community agencies, prisons and schools.  Denise specializes in early psychosis, domestic violence, anxiety, depression and substance use issues utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, DBT, Mindfulness and Directive Therapy. Denise's approach to counseling is strength based and collaborative while demonstrating understanding, respect and compassion.

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Nicole Summers-Dubois, LMFT

Psychotherapist

Nicole is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist with vast life experience in addition to that on her resume. Most of her work with individuals, couples, and families is on communication, de-escalating techniques, relationship issues, and coping skills. Nicole frequently uses humor in sessions to help create a relaxed atmosphere and make the experience enjoyable. She believes everyone deserves respect and an opportunity to share their story.

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Stacey Lasseter, MA

Psychotherapist

Stacey is a psychotherapist who has experience working with children and adults both individually and in group therapy settings. She is dedicated to offering care and support to her clients in a safe, compassionate and non-judgmental environment. While Stacey utilizes a variety of evidence-based and holistic approaches to therapy, sessions and treatments are personalized and specific to the unique needs of each client. Stacey’s style is warm, encouraging and collaborative and aims to highlight each person's inherent capacity for self-empowerment and optimal well-being.

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Jasmine Welch, MS

Psychotherapist

Jasmine is passionate about helping others become the best versions of themselves.  She uses CBT, value exploration, and mindfulness-based interventions to assist her clients with making positive changes to ineffective behaviors, habits, and beliefs. Jasmine also has a background in early childhood education and is a certified yoga instructor.  She believes that, although changes can be difficult, everyone can be successful in reaching their goals and making the improvements they’ve been longing for. 

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Veera Farhan

Counseling Intern

Veera is working towards her Master's in Clinical Counseling at Northwestern University. She is passionate about helping clients move toward wellness in a collaborative and intentional way. Veera strives to form authentic connections with clients, creating a safe space for them to share their unique stories. She uses an integrated approach to deliver therapy customized to suit the needs of each client.

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Pamela Torres

Counseling Intern

Pamela is a student at Salem State University working towards a Masters in Social Work. She has experience teaching in early childhood education settings and working with social service agencies aiding families. Pamela strives to develop supportive relationships with individuals and families through patient directed goal setting and integration with community resources. Pamela has a strong understanding of substance use and the dynamic impacts it has on individuals in managing their lives.

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Eric Wener

Counseling Intern

Eric is a graduate student at Simmons University working towards his Master’s Degree in Social Work.  He is passionate about empowering children and adults to build upon their individual personal strengths to achieve wellness.  He believes that success in counseling comes from meaningful connections with clients and deep understanding about their personal ecology.  Eric uses an integrated and collaborative approach tailored to the therapeutic needs of each individual. 

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Andrew Stephens, LICSW

Director of Clinical Operations

Andrew has extensive experience in clinical leadership and initiatives that improve service quality and client outcomes. He is passionate about social justice and improving the quality of life for communities and the individuals within them. Clinical specialties include: Forensic Mental Health and Substance Abuse Evaluations, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT for PTSD), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Narrative Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Logotherapy for a wide range of disorders throughout the lifespan. 

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