Meet Our Clinical Team


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

Carolinda Sterczala, MSW, LICSW

 Carolinda uses a warm and collaborative approach, and with two decades of clinical experience, has helped hundreds of adults get relief from a variety of concerns. She is especially helpful in areas of life transitions, anxiety, trauma, and loss. She will actively engage with you to understand the challenge and craft an approach just for you. 

Carolinda has extensive experience in EMDR and AEDP, approaches which may accelerate healing. For individuals “hyperaroused” from developmental trauma, she offers neurofeedback to help “Calm the Fear-Driven Brain”, and is board certified in neurofeedback. She also provides attachment-based Circle of Security Parenting (COS-P) seminars. 
When you are ready to begin creating the life you’d like to live, Carolinda can help you get to a place that feels lighter and strong. 


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 is a seasoned clinician with extensive experience working with adolescents and adults. She provides a warm, accepting, collaborative approach to treatment. She works with people experiencing grief and loss, life changing illnesss 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 also a Certified Infinite Possibilities Trainer and an Executive Function Coach. Cindy provides her clients with the support, insight and skills to help them move beyond the obstacles they are facing, no matter how difficult the obstacle might be. 


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 & Marlboro Office

EMDR Trained

Brad Parmenter, MSW, LICSW

Brad is a seasoned clinician with extensive experience working 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.

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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

EMDR Trained

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.

Telehealth & Westford Office

Matthew Vachon, MS

Matthew is a laid-back counselor with a good sense of humor who takes a genuine and open approach with clients. He holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and enjoys working with teens (ages 15+) and adults.
Do things feel like they have been going in the wrong direction or you’ve been butting heads with people at work? Are struggling to perform as well as you used to or maybe your marriage or romantic relationship is on the rocks and nothing is working to get things good again? Is your stress level so high that you find yourself flying off the handle more than you’d like? Are you lying awake at night, or just feeling like nothing is enjoyable at all anymore?
Matthew can offer you new skills, guidance, and objective feedback to assist you in getting things back on track in your life. He can help you tackle issues such as anxiety, depression, relationship troubles, communication challenges, trouble performing at work or in athletics, insomnia and racing thoughts, or anger management.

Telehealth & Marlboro Office

EMDR Trained

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

EMDR Trained 

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.


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

Eddy is a collaborative therapist who provides a safe, open, and completely non-judgmental environment that allows clients to make positive and lasting changes in their lives. He holds a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and works with children (5 yrs and older), teenagers, and adults. 
Right now, things may feel overwhelming, distressing, and out of sorts in your life. You have probably tried a number of things to get back to normal, but nothing is working out the way you hoped. There may be symptoms like low motivation, difficulty sleeping, lack of socializing, or troubles with work and relationships. Or, perhaps it’s your child you are concerned about because you are seeing a lot of behaviors, such as isolation, withdrawal, moodiness, irritability, difficult peer relationships, or refusing to go to school or participate in the usual routine. Eddy appreciates how challenging it can be to seek support.
Eddy can work with you, your child or your family to create the change that you want.  He can help you develop coping skills and communication strategies, address school/work issues, and treat anxiety, depression, low self-esteem or stress management. 

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.


Emily Carroll, MSW, LCSW

Emily is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in providing individualized therapy to meet the unique needs of each client. She received her Master’s degree from Simmons University and holds certifications in the treatment of traumatic stress and attachment-based therapies. Emily takes a client-centered approach to therapy, customizing each session to the individual needs of her clients.

Emily’s works with adults and teens. Her expertise lies in treating individuals who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship issues. She firmly believes that everyone has the potential to achieve their goals and lead a fulfilling life. Emily’s therapeutic style is warm, compassionate, and non-judgmental, she strives to create a safe and supportive environment for her clients. She helps clients understand their behaviors, emotions, and relationships while developing effective coping strategies.

Emily believes in a holistic approach to therapy, considering all aspects of her clients’ lives, including their physical health, social support systems and spiritual well-being. She works closely with her clients to identity their goals and tailor treatment to their unique needs. Emily has worked in a variety of mental health settings including community mental health, residential and medical facilities and has experience working with clients of all ages, backgrounds and cultural identities.

Emily brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her practice, she is dedicated to helping her clients achieve their full potential. Therapy is a collaborative process, and Emily values working with her clients to help them achieve their goals.

Telehealth & Westford Office

Kimberly Fantini, MSW, LICSW

Kimberly  is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. Kimberly brings 25 years of Mental Health experience along with her to our practice. She is a graduate of Northeastern University and Salem State College.

Kimberly works with adults and teens who struggle with anxiety, depression, substance use, and relationship issues. She is trained in Smart Recovery Substance Abuse Counseling. Her primary goal is to focus on tailoring treatment to meet the individual needs of the client’s defined goals and expectations of treatment.  She incorporates a trauma informed approach to assist individuals through their own healing and recovery process.

Kimberly incorporates warmth, acceptance, and genuineness into her sessions to ensure an ongoing comfortable and non-judgmental rapport. She aims to focus on the client’s strengths in order to help them identify and utilize their positive and healthy coping skills in order to live their best life.  She helps her clients feel strengthened and more satisfied both individually and in relationships with others, while accessing greater understanding and resiliency to create long-standing, meaningful change.

Telehealth & Westford Office

Margaret Feeney, MSW, LICSW

Margaret (she/her) is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and psychotherapist who sees clients online and in person at our Westford location. She recognizes that there is no “one size fits all” approach and tailors her sessions to fit the needs of the client. Margaret utilizes a strengths based, person first, trauma informed lens while adding elements of other treatment approaches in order to empower her clients and allow them to gain a deeper understanding of their inner and outer worlds.   While Margaret specializes in working with adolescents, she enjoys seeing people at all stages of life including those who identify as disabled, neuro-divergent, BIPOC and/or LGBTQIA+++. Transparency and agency are important values in Margaret’s work and humor will often find its way into sessions with her. Margaret has a Bachelor’s Degree in Developmental Psychology and received her Masters of Social Work degree from Smith College. She is currently working towards her EMDR certification. When she is not working, Margaret enjoys teaching her toddler about the world, reading and buying supplies for new hobbies she will never actually start.

Our Administrative Team

Practice Manager

Tara Morrissey

Tara Morrissey is the Practice Manager and often the first point of contact for new clients. She wears many hats and is involved in all aspects of the day to day running of the practice.  She helps manage and support our clients, clinicians, administrative staff, and team leaders. She also manages communication and requests from outside providers, insurance companies and community partners. Whether she is speaking to clients on the phone, verifying insurances, managing the billing, or scheduling new clients, she does it all with enthusiasm, a great sense of humor and a genuine care and compassion for others.

Lorri Mack, CHC, CLC

Director of Operations

Lorri Mack


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jeff therapy dog


Jeff 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.