Meet Our Team

Emergency Responder and Public Safety Certified

Telehealth, Westford & Marlboro

Kerry Rollins, MSW, LICSW

Kerry has nearly 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, Dissociative Disorders, Peak Performance (for athletes, performers, professionals), and First Responders. 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.

Telehealth

Kathleen Connolly, MSW, LICSW

Kathleen Connolly has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for over 10 years. She has worked in a variety of settings with a wide diversity of populations. Much of her work has been helping people who are challenged with personal transitions and the many emotions that accompany them. This has included work, relationship, family conflict, aging, and caregiver issues. She has also helped people with depression, anxiety and low self- esteem issues.

Kathleen believes the therapeutic relationship between the client and therapist is the most important aspect of therapy. She sees therapy as journey of self-discovery for each client. Kathleen can help guide you through your journey to a better understanding of your strengths and weakness. She will help empower you to make the most of your strengths and help you successfully meet your challenges.

Telehealth

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.

 

Telehealth

Lorri Mack, CHC, CLC

As a certified coach, Lorri is passionate about assisting her clients achieve their utmost happiness. Through her client-centered approach, she provides tools and strategies for long lasting, sustainable lifestyle changes. Based on your specific goals, she will educate, motivate, support and guide you through your journey to living your best life.

Telehealth

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

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 & Westford Office

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

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.

Telehealth & Westford Office

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.

 

Telehealth

Rebecca Lawrence, MSW, LICSW

Rebecca strives to create a warm and open environment in which clients can safely explore and process their emotions, identify personal strengths, and move beyond their life challenges to achieve their goals. Rebecca knows each person is unique and is flexible in her therapeutic style. She incorporates a range of techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.

Rebecca has worked in a variety of settings including home care and hospice, outpatient mental health, and outpatient oncology. She has experience working with adults struggling with general and health anxiety, depression, life transitions, geriatric issues, chronic illness, cancer and survivorship, and caregiver fatigue. Rebecca received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Telehealth & Westford Office

Erica Forte – Purington, LMHC

Erica is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over seven years of experience. Erica specializes in working with adults who struggle with substance use, whether their own or that of a loved one, trauma; mood disorder; depression; anxiety, and adjustment to life stressors. She also has extensive experience working with adults with brain injury; cognitive disabilities; and sensory processing disorders.

Erica works to ensure the therapeutic relationship is collaborative and person-centered. She believes that only when clients feel safe and supported can they take the difficult steps towards recovery and wellbeing. Erica utilizes a strength-based approach to treatment, motivational interviewing, as well as cognitive-behavioral therapies and is certified in cognitive processing therapy. Erica offers both in-person and telehealth appointments.

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Telehealth & Marlboro Office

Janet Dexter, MSW, LICSW

Janet is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who works with adolescents, adults, and couples.  She is primarily focused on treatment with people who experience challenges related to anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, and life transitions.  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.  Janet received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Salem State University and has experience working with diverse populations in a variety of inpatient and outpatient settings.

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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.

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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.