Meet Our Team

Emergency Responder and Public Safety Certified

Telehealth & Westford Office

EMDR Certified and Approved Consultant 

Kerry Rollins, MSW, LICSW

Kerry has 20 years of experience working with adolescents and adults. She provides an interactive, collaborative, and individualized approach to treatment while utilizing evidence-based therapies. Her sensitivity, acceptance and appropriate use of humor help people feel comfortable. Her goal is to provide a safe, respectful, and healing environment in which to support your growth. Treatment approaches include: EMDR, CBT, Ego State Therapy/IFS, AEDP, and Hypnotherapy.

She specializes in the treatment of Anxiety, Trauma and PTSD, Dissociative Disorders, First Responders and Performance Enhancement. She is an Emergency and First Responder Certified Clinician, EMDRIA Certified and an Approved Consultant in EMDR and ASCH Certified and an Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis. She is available for professional consultations with clinicians.

Clinical Director

Telehealth & Westford Office

EMDR Trained

Maria Lucci, LMHC

Maria has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor for over 10 years and has worked in a variety of settings throughout her career, treating both adolescents and adults. Maria specializes in working with individuals who are dealing with addiction in their life, whether it is theirs, or that of a loved one, and believes each person’s road to recovery is their own. She also is experienced in treating and assisting individuals to deal with an array of mental health issues including depression and mood disorders, anxiety, trauma, life stressors and transitions, grief, parenting concerns, low self-esteem, codependency, relationship issues, and is passionate about assisting family members dealing with a loved one’s mental illness.

She has completed EMDRIA training and utilizes EMDR in her practice. Maria provides a non-judgmental space to assist people in their path towards healing, allowing individuals to draw on their natural strengths in order to attain better functioning, wellness, and balance.  She uses a reflective approach intended to guide those she sees to better understand themselves, grow from past painful experiences, and move through areas that have caused them to feel stuck in their life.


EMDR Trained

Kellsey Forest, MSW, LICSW

Kellsey obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Northern Iowa, specializing in Trauma-informed Care. She has worked in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient substance abuse clinics, domestic violence shelters, intensive case management, in-home therapy, behavioral health intervention services for children and families, and, most recently, outpatient private practice.

Kellsey’s work has primarily focused on supporting individuals who have experienced complex and acute trauma, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, domestic violence, chronic stress, and life transitions. She is extensively trained in some of the most effective forms of trauma therapy including Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (300-hour Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga certification) and EMDRIA approved Basic Training in EMDR. Kellsey considers being a partner and witness to her clients’ growth to be one of her biggest honors in life. Her style is warm, nonjudgmental, client-centered, and empowering.


Cindy Isaacs, MSW, LISCW

Cindy obtained her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston University and has been assisting clients to move beyond the obstacles they are facing, no matter how difficult the obstacle might be! She has many years experience working in outpatient mental health, community centers, and rehabilitation hospitals.

She is experienced in working with grief/loss, life changing illness and injury, depression, anxiety, congenital conditions, executive functioning issues, physical disabilities and developmental disabilities. She works with individuals as well as their family members & caregivers. Cindy is a Certified Infinite Possibilities Trainer and an Executive Function Coach.

Telehealth & Westford Office

EMDR Trained

Rose Bowie, M.Ed, LMHC

Rose has 10 plus years experience in individual, educational, and family counseling. For formal Education, Rose attended the University of Massachusetts for her B.A. and then Cambridge College for her M.Ed. with a Certificate in Mental Health Studies. She has completed the EMDRIA approved Basic Training in EMDR. Rose works with adolescents and adults with an array of mental health concerns such as depression, anxiety, grief, self-harm, anger outbursts, suicidal idealization, low self-esteem, life transitions, relationship issues, and more.

To meet each clients needs, Rose offers a Person Centered Approach with a holistic view including Mind and Body. Counseling Techniques including CBT, EMDR, DBT, Strength Based, Solution Focused, Art therapy, and more. Rose offers in person, tele-heath, and outdoor walk and talk therapy sessions.


Telehealth and Westford Office

EMDR Trained

Jillian Lokere, MSW, LCSW

Jillian creates a warm, safe, and accepting environment for every client, no matter their past or present circumstances. She deeply understands that we heal best in relationships where we are free and welcome to show up as our completely authentic selves and to feel validated and valued for every aspect of our identity. Using a relational approach, Jillian enjoys working with clients who have experienced trauma, those with anxiety and depression, and those who “have it all together” on the outside but feel lost, hopeless, disconnected, lonely, overwhelmed, or afraid on the inside. She also specializes in working with folks in the LGBTQIAA+ community or are questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.

Jillian earned her master’s degree in Social Work from Salem State University and her master’s degree in Biomedical Science from Harvard University. With an understanding of how the body and mind are integrated, she strives to incorporate both body-based (somatic) techniques with talk-based approaches in therapy. Depending on the client’s preferences and goals, she draws upon strategies from dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT, aka “tapping”), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy, neuroscience, and mindfulness.


Telehealth & Westford Office

EMDR Trained

Amanda Shaw, MSW, LICSW

Amanda received her Master of Social Work and a certificate in Veterans and Military Families from Boston College. She served as a medic in the Massachusetts Army National Guard for six years. Amanda is extremely passionate about working with individuals who are and have been impacted by substance use. She believes that recovery is an ongoing self-directed process that is unique to every individual. Amanda’s experience includes work with individuals and groups ages 18 and up.

Her areas of training and interest include life transitions, grief, anxiety, depression, substance use, LGBTQ+ community, individuals with criminal justice and or DCF involvement, Veterans and First Responders (including Correction Officers). Amanda utilizes a person-centered strengths-based approach and recognizes the importance of a strong therapeutic relationship in the process of healing. She has completed the EMDRIA approved Basic Training in EMDR.


Telehealth & Marlboro Office

EMDR Trained

Brad Parmenter, MSW, LICSW

Brad has been a licensed social worker for the last 12 years and works with adults and adolescents. He offers a strengths-based perspective and utilizes EMDR and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in his treatment. Brad’s philosophy is to focus on what one can do, rather than what has been lost. His primary clinical focus is injury and disability, and the loss and trauma that comes from that. He is also experienced in treating mood disorders, anxiety, and depression.

Brad believes that the client is the only one who can determine what causes the issue and when it has improved. He believes a therapist is there to guide the client to different perspectives, but the answers must be arrived at by the client themselves. This is done through a safe environment and the therapeutic relationship.



Aimee Ciccariello, MSW, LCSW

Aimee has worked in the human services field for 10 years. She is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and has a clinical background working with seniors and their families. Aimee is interested in working with mothers of children with special needs and helping those with anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, developmental issues, trauma, and LGBTQ population.  She is a trauma-sensitive professional with expertise in person-centered care planning and support.  Aimee takes a strengths based approach in therapeutic care, and utilizes narrative therapy, motivational interviewing, and CBT techniques.  Aimee received her Masters degree in Social work with a concentration in Mental Health from Salem State University.


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Telehealth & Marlboro Office

EMDR Trained

Janet Dexter, MSW, LICSW

Janet is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who works with older adolescents (16+) and adults.  She is primarily focused on treatment with people who experience challenges related to anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, relationship difficulties, and life transitions, and as well with people who identify as members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Janet approaches therapy from a “come as you are” perspective, which begins with building authentic human connection, based on safety, acceptance, and support.

Through ongoing collaboration with her clients, she forms and modifies her therapeutic strategies to reflect each individual’s unique needs and goals. She has experience working with diverse populations in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings. Janet received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Salem State University and has completed the EMDRIA approved Basic Training for EMDR.


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Telehealth & Marlboro Office

Shannon Russell, MA, CAGS, LMHC

Shannon Russell is a psychotherapist with over 8 years of experience providing community-based mental health treatment serving youth and families. Throughout her training, Shannon has provided therapeutic services to a culturally diverse clientele including adults, adolescents, children, and families that live with mental illness.  Shannon has been dedicated to early childhood development and improving the lives of children and families through emotional and behavioral support, advocacy, and community outreach. Shannon specializes in working with adolescents who are experiencing anxiety, depression, gender identity, self-harm, low self-esteem, and trauma.

Shannon utilizes a Person-Centered approach to counseling, in which the client and therapist’s professional relationship is a partnership, and goals are carefully tailored to meet each client’s individual needs. Shannon works to establish an environment of trust and compassion to guide an individual into a supportive space that allows for transformation. Shannon draws upon Mindfulness Techniques, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as well as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, to teach a range of coping, grounding, and interpersonal skills. Together you will create the circumstances to promote healing, growth, wellbeing, as well as insight and self-awareness to gain access to your best self.

Telehealth & Marlboro Office 

EMDR Trained

Lisa Olinger, MA, LMHC

Lisa is a licensed mental health counselor with over 15 years of experience. She assists adults struggling with trauma, grief, life transitions/stressors, illness, anxiety, and depression. Lisa can also assist spouses/family members of those with dementia, or any type of brain injury. Her goal as a therapist is to provide a comfortable space for you to explore ways to live a better life. Together, you will set tailored goals and find strategies to meet your unique needs. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with the animals on her farm. Lisa has goats, chickens, alpacas, a llama, and a cavalier spaniel.


Nicole Dell’ Erario, MSW, LICSW

Nicole earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Simmons University in Boston. Although her first career was Education, Nicole is truly passionate about helping others through individual, couples and group therapy. Nicole specializes in working with individuals who are battling with addiction, depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, trauma and anger management. Nicole has worked in a variety of settings such as hospitals, outpatient clinics, and homeless shelters, which assists her in truly meeting people where they are at.

 Nicole believes that the client is the expert and she is simply a guide in helping people reach their goals at their own pace. Nicole is open to different modalities of treatment because not one approach can work for everyone. Nicole’s goal is to create a safe, comfortable, and accepting space for folks to come and create positive change in their lives.


Matthew Vachon, MS

Matt received his Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Massachusetts, at Boston. Matt has many years working both in community as well as outpatient counseling.  He enjoys working with adults and teens as they navigate through various challenges that affect their mental health. He is skilled at treating depression, anxiety, stress related issues, self-esteem, performance concerns, men’s issues, anger management and gender, sexual and non-binary identity exploration.  He has specialized training in narrative therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 

Matt has worked with a diverse array of clients from all walks of life. He believes that therapy is a journey engaged in together, and as such highly values his ability to provide an authentic and transparent therapeutic relationship. He does this by fostering a safe and respectful environment that allows the client the freedom to navigate their own therapeutic path.

Telehealth & Marlboro Office

Ashley Lees, MA, LMHC

Ashley is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and received her Master’s degree in counseling psychology at Framingham State University. She has over 5 years of experience working with a diverse population, including children, adolescents, adults and families in the community. Areas of interest and training include those who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, self-harm, and gender identity. Her approach draws from the techniques of humanistic therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy.
Ashley believes in a collaborative partnership and meeting the client where they are at. Her goal is to create a supportive and accepting space for individuals to explore, understand, and listen to their unique experiences and needs. She enjoys bringing creativity and humor into her therapy sessions.



Kaylee Schworm, MSW, LCSW

Kaylee is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned her Master’s degree from Simmons University. She is experienced in working with families, children and adolescents with a range of behavioral and mental health challenges. She especially enjoys working with adolescents to help them navigate their mental health in a healthy manner. She seeks to help her clients achieve their goals for lasting change by combining their inherent strengths and skills with new coping skills in a warm, validating, and therapeutic environment.


Telehealth & Marlboro Office 

Paul Avolese, MA

Paul earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology from Assumption University. He primarily specializes in treating adults (ages 21 and up) experiencing Complex and Developmental Trauma. He also treats individuals ages 16 and up presenting with various Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders (e.g., PTSD), and Dissociative Disorders. Paul’s experience working with the LGBTQIA+ community allows therapy to be a place for individuals to explore gender identity and sexuality.

He utilizes an integrative, trauma-informed, and holistic approach to treatment. Paul’s treatment style includes a combination of mindfulness, Internal Family Systems, Somatic Experiencing, and Cognitive Behavioral skills. Additionally, he studies neuroscience and seeks to build people’s awareness of the mind-body connection throughout treatment.

Paul offers a safe, nonjudgmental space for people to explore themselves and how they relate to the world.

Telehealth & Westford Office 

Catherine D’Arpino, MSW, LICSW

Catherine has been a licensed social worker for more than 20 years and works with adolescents, adults, and families. She has worked in a variety of settings including group homes, family shelters, in-home therapy, outpatient mental health, hospitals, and pediatric skilled nursing facilities. Catherine received a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston University, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care Social Work from Smith College. She is experienced in working in the areas of grief/loss, pediatric chronic illness, autism and other developmental challenges, special education, caregiving, and women’s mental health. She also has a special interest in adoption, trauma and social justice issues.

Every person has a unique life experience and perspective. With curiosity, compassion and humor, Catherine works collaboratively with her clients to develop mutually defined goals and foster emotional growth. She believes strongly in the capacity of people to heal and grow, and is honored to walk alongside her clients as they do this good and hard work.

Telehealth & Westford Office 

Marsha Bryan, MA

Marsha received her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Touro University.  She has experience working with a diverse population including children and families who have experienced trauma.  Marsha’s approach draws from the strengths of her clients, empowering them to be the expert on their journey and pursuit for change, working collaboratively with them by providing clarity and perspective.  Her collaborative approach creates a safe, trusting and non-judgmental environment where clients learn how to not only navigate and cope in their daily lives but also reach their goals. She utilizes CBT, Solution-Focused, Narrative, Family Systems Theory and EFT in her practice.



Paige Suse, MA

Paige obtained her B.S. in Psychology from Northeastern University and her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology at Salem State University. She has worked in a diverse array of treatment settings including inpatient, residential and partial hospital and has seen a wide variety of diagnoses. With a background in athletics, she recognizes the connection between the mind and the body. Her approach draws from cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy,  and mindfulness techniques. She also has experience using expressive arts techniques. Paige believes in a nonjudgmental and collaborative therapeutic relationship with room for empathy, humor and creativity. She  believes that the work is done in and out of the therapy session. She seeks to help her clients build their toolbox in order to cope with obstacles and reach their goals. 

Telehealth & Marlboro Office

Edward Beeso, MA

Edward holds a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling and has six years experience in the mental health field field. He works with children, teens, and adults  experiencing anxiety, depression, and substance use, as well as more complex diagnoses.

Edward works collaboratively with clients to foster a safe environment and create a therapeutic experience to best meet their goals. He helps his clients find positive and lasting change through teaching and enhancing skills specific to the client.

Telehealth & Marlboro Office

Ted Dobbert, MA, LMHC

Ted is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. Ted works with children, adolescents, adults and families.  Areas of interest and training include working with those experiencing depression, anxiety, self-harm, trauma, issues with self-esteem and those experiencing difficulty in relationships/boundary setting with others.
Ted describes himself as a person-centered provider and enjoys working alongside clients to pursue and achieve their identified goals. Ted views the client as the one “in the driver’s seat” and believes that no one understands the client or their needs, better than themselves. Ted draws techniques and interventions from a number of modalities, including but not limited to Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.
Ted believes that therapy is an ongoing process, and that the therapeutic relationship is what drives meaningful therapy. Ted takes pride in the strong relationships he builds with clients through humility, humor, and an acceptance of clients for who they are and who they want to be.


Linda Brown, MSW, LICSW

Linda holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work and has worked in the mental health field for more than 25 years. She is  known for making connections and building relationships quickly. Genuine, empathic, honest and straightforward, she will work together with you to address your concerns.
Linda is experienced in working with Alcohol and Substance Use, Addiction, Anger Management, Anxiety, Depression, and Self Esteem issues. She offers a Person Centered approach to therapy and utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focused Therapy. 

In her free time, she enjoys camping, crocheting, cooking, knitting and my

jeff therapy dog

Jeff, Therapy Dog In-Training

Jeff is a soon-to-be therapy dog. He often joins his owner, Kerry Rollins in her office. He enjoys providing affection, comfort and support to the clients he has the privilege of meeting. He loves belly rubs and enjoys playing with his dog friends, hiking, running and rolling in mud puddles in his free time.