Staff

The following biographical sketches attest to the fact that Warren Street Family Counseling Services, Inc. offers a vast array of services to clients of all ages and presenting problems.

Sherry Akers, ACSW
Sherry works with children, adolescents and adults. Sherry has extensive experience working with adolescents and adult women, presenting with problems related to stress, anxiety, depression and family problems. Clients find Sherry easy to connect with and enjoy attending sessions while finding solutions to their problems.

David Ball, MA LCMHC

David is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in New Hampshire and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). His clinical practice focuses on the treatment of adults with chronic and post-traumatic stress, depression and anxiety, addiction, disordered eating, sexual/gender identity, and personality challenges. Using a holistic and person-centered approach to psychotherapy, David helps people to develop a sense of harmony and peace within their mind, body, relationships, and environment, through adjustment in thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. David specializes in helping people to develop personalized skills for feeling in control of their emotions and moods, healing from childhood and adult trauma, and reducing chronic stress and anxiety. David’s practice relies on a variety of evidence-based healing approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Multimodal Therapy (MMT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT), Mindfulness/Acceptance-based therapies, and Schema Therapy. Through reliance on years of personal, academic, and professional study and practice, David’s trauma-sensitive practice is informed by ongoing clinical knowledge gleaned from the affective and contemplative neuroscience field, and he allows this to shape his psychotherapy practice to help people increase self-awareness, self- empowerment, and self-compassion.

John ‘Lafe’ Coppola, M.A., MFT
Telephone: (603)226-1999 x130 / emial: jcoppola@wsfca.net

Lafe enjoys working with individuals, couples, families, and adolescents with a wide range of life challenges and goals. He follows a relaxed, flexible, and non-judgmental approach that creates room for clients to share their stories, gain insights and explore new ideas. He believes this is best done in a collaborative, respectful way that builds a safe, comfortable environment for moving forward together. Lafe comes to Warren Street from Wediko Children’s Services in Windsor, NH where he worked as a therapist with adolescents and their families. Before that he worked and trained at the Antioch Couple & Family Institute in Keene, NH. He is currently working on a PhD with a special focus on narrative and collaborative practices. Lafe’s special interests and life experiences include blended families, couples, spiritual challenges, caregiver support, grief/loss, at risk adolescents, elderly and end of life issues.

Herb Crosby, Ph.D.
Dr. Crosby provides individual, couples and family therapy to adolescents and adults. He is particularly interested in anger and mood management work and couples therapy.

Helen Fitzgerald, M.S., LMFT
HelenHelen Fitzgerald is a marriage and family therapist and AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Helen has a general practice of therapy; she sees individuals throughout the lifespan and also works with couples, families and extended families. Helen works from a collaborative position identifying client strengths and community resources in order to assist clients in reaching their goals. Helen has worked with children and their families in many contexts, providing therapy, consultation and supervision in University settings, drug and alcohol rehabs, schools, medical practices, community mental health settings and established her current practice at Warren Street Family Counseling in 1993. Helen’s long-term consulting relationship with Head Start and Early Head Start reflects her special interest in families with preschool and younger school-age children, but Helen works with people across the lifespan who are facing challenges, transitions, and stressors including divorce, post-divorce conflict, stepfamily & blended family problems, school problems, adoption, illness, work stress, abuse, marital conflict and personal loss. Helen sees clients on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm.

Ann Freese, LCMHC
AnnAnn Freese provides counseling for both individuals and couples. She employs a holistic approach and specializes in EMDR, a treatment for survivors of trauma and DBT, a treatment developed especially for individuals with borderline personality disorder. She also treats major depression and anxiety/panic disorders.

Roger Hatt, MS, LMFT
RogerRoger is a licensed marriage and family therapist who takes a respectful, solution focused approach with children, adults and families. He has 30 years of experience with a variety of problems including parenting and discipline challenges, separations and blended family concerns, anxiety, depression, and relationship conflicts. Assessment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the services he provides.

Sher Kamman, PsyD
Sher’s 35 years of experience as a psychologist has taught her that no matter how difficult life may become, everyone has inner strengths. She knows that psychological research shows that many people dismiss their inner strengths as unimportant. She helps people discover and use these inner strengths to overcome difficulties such as anxiety, depression and trauma, so they can increase life satisfaction, well-being and flourish. Sher has worked with people across the age range, and has a specialty in healing from trauma. She uses many forms of therapy including the mind-body therapies (EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, TAT and IFS) to facilitate healing from a wide array of traumas.
Her other passions include working with individuals and small groups using Positive Strength Based Therapy (8-10 sessions not covered by insurance); consulting with organizations to help them use their strengths to improve performance; teaching workshops including Ignite Your Strengths & Passions: Create a Life Worth Living; training therapists; and, speaking nationally.

Catherine Lee-Keeler, LMFT
CathyCathy is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with families, couples, groups and individuals in a collaborative way to explore, together, concerns and strengths as a means of developing preferred ways of being. She has worked with a wide variety of life transitions and stressors including anxiety, depression, passages into adolescence, young adulthood concerns, families navigating new dynamics with elderly or chronically ill parents, couples working to better support their relationship, eating concerns, adolescents with inappropriate sexual behaviors, and living/dealing with trauma from past physical or sexual abuse. Along with her experience as an outpatient clinician, Cathy has previously worked at a crisis center for women who have been physically and sexually abused, at an “in home” setting working with families in crisis or transition and with male adolescents, who have been mandated to seek therapy due to sexually inappropriate behavior and their families. She enjoys supporting people in making change and often uses a Narrative approach to therapy which utilizes storying as a way of gaining self agency and also the idea of the journeying metaphor as a way of moving from one way of being to another, preferred, way of being.

Amy Metcalf, ARNP
AmyAmy is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who provides short and long term psychotherapy and prescription services to adults and adolescents. She is a generalist treating a wide scope of patients with varying challenges including but not limited to anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, personality disorder, life changes and trauma. She has special expertise in psychiatric assessment and medication management, work with suicide survivors, psychoanalytic psychotherapy, and EMDR.

Elizabeth Moulton, Psy.D.
ElizabethDr. Moulton is trained in EMDR, trauma processing, and focuses her practice on the treatment of adults who suffer the effects of the trauma that follows sexual abuse, medical problems, disasters or life transitions. She is experienced in the treatment of grief and loss, anxiety, depression and ADHD.

Kirke Olson, Psy.D.
KirkeKirke is a psychologist with over thirty years of experience helping New Hampshire families. He specializes in applying research from positive psychology and neuroscience so people can discover and use their strengths and passions to create a life they love. He consults with schools, developing and applying strength based education in private and public settings. He speaks and teaches nationally on the application of positive psychology and interpersonal neurobiology. With a team of financial experts and his wife Sher Kamman also a psychologist, Kirke offers workshops on how to Create a Best Life. He is co-owner of The Positivity Company (www.ThePositivityCompany.com). His vision is a world where everyone is using their strengths to do what they love. His individual and family therapy quietly holds that vision for each of his clients.

Ken Potter, LICSW
KennethKen has extensive experience with children, families and adults, presenting problems including grief, divorce, temper/anger problems, ADHD, depression and anxiety and serious illness. He works with couples and families in a wide range of problem resolutions and is known for his work with adolescents and young adults. Ken is also known for his work as a trainer and supervisor in Narrative Therapy and does workshops for mental health professionals, schools, hospitals and others. This work is characterized by its respectful and collaborative nature.

Tracy A. Strombom, Ph.D
Dr. Strombom likes to help people use their strengths to solve the problems they confront. Those problems might include anxiety, depression child adolescent difficulties, school problems, or dealing with the effects of a major illness. He provides individual, couples and family therapy as well as hypnosis. He also provides consultation and training on a number of topics including sports performance.

Paul Thorington, Ed.D
PaulDr. Thorington is a licensed psychologist who has been practicing in NH since 1978. His specialties include individual adult therapy, marital counseling, family counseling and related services. He has specialized experience in geriatric mental health and has a certificate from the American Psychological Association in alcohol and substance abuse treatment. Dr. Thorington is also a certified trainer in Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) from the Albert Ellis Institute. He has consulted in schools, nursing facilities, hospitals and court requests for psychological, anger management and substance abuse evaluations. He is comfortable in a variety of situations; such as family issues related to addictions and ethnic & cultural differences.

Lindsay Tibbetts, LICSW
Lindsay is a licensed independent clinical social worker and Astanga yoga teacher. She has been practicing clinical social work and teaching yoga in the Concord area since 2004. Lindsay believes that each client comes into the therapeutic setting with a unique set of strengths and resiliencies. Her integrative, strengths-based, mind-body approach will help clients to uncover and practice utilizing these strengths. Lindsay believes that every individual has the tools within themselves to heal themselves and live a more joyful life. She aims to empower each of her clients to make the commitment to reach their individual goals. Lindsay has extensive experience working with the adolescent population. Additionally, she has experience and interest in working with children and adults. Her goal in counseling is to provide guidance and support throughout the therapeutic process, while creating a safe environment for clients to heal. Lindsay is passionate about helping individuals to live a more fulfilling life. Lindsay has twelve years of experience in teaching yoga and mindfulness. She incorporates meditation, mindfulness and yoga practices into her therapeutic sessions.

Caitlin Trainor, M.S., LMFT
Telephone (603)226-199 Ext 136 Email: ctrainor@wsfca.net
Caitlin is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and works from a perspective of compassion and understanding. She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults. She works collaboratively with families to assist them in moving toward their preferred solutions. Caitlin has experience working with a range of problems including depression, anxiety, stress management, blended families, parenting, behavioral issues, school problems, life transitions, relationship problems, grief and loss, and healing from trauma. Humor is one facet of Caitlin’s approach as she works to scout out inherent strengths in her clients and available resources in their communities to help develop solutions.

Grace Zacaroli, LCMHC
Grace draws on training in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling Psychology to address problems affecting her clients individually, as well as those that occur in their primary relationships. She takes a collaborative approach to solving the problems clients bring to counseling and enjoys working with people of all ages, as well as with couples and families. She incorporates both traditional psychotherapy approaches and more integrative, mind-body approaches in her work, and she draws on warmth, humor, and common sense to make clients feel more at ease. Grace has experience addressing a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, life adjustments, ADHD, attachment-related problems, and trauma.

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