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, NCC
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 129
David is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in New Hampshire. 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.

Ry Billadeau, MSN,PMHNP
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 139
Email: [email protected]
Ry graduated from Rivier University with a Master of Science in Nursing and is credentialed with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Ry found his “dream job” working as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Most of all he enjoys seeing his clients overcome challenges that they face. He worked in local Emergency Department as an RN for several years which gave him strong medical and psychiatric background. Ry has been commented by his patients as relatable, approachable and caring.  He enjoys working with patients to find a solution to best meet their needs.

Kelley Corson, LICSW
Email: [email protected]
Kelley enjoys working with children, adults and families to assist with building effective strategies to better cope with life’s many challenges. Drawing on years of professional, parenting and relationship experiences, she invites clients to share their stories capturing their strengths and utilizing their insights to guide their problem-solving process. She has extensive experience working with families and individuals coping with trauma, loss and attachment disruptions. Kelley’s psychotherapy practice may incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Brief Solution Focused Therapy, Play Therapy, Family Systems and Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Kelley’s practice can be helpful for people that are experiencing relationship difficulties, parenting and co-parenting struggles including foster and adoptive families, depression, anxiety, ADHD and mood disorders.

Carmella Dow, LICSW
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext. 138 Email: [email protected]
Carmella has been a social worker for over 20 years. Her clients find her respectful, attentive, and empathic. She believes that every person has unique value and inherent strengths, and she seeks to help her clients identify and utilize their strengths to address life’s challenges. Carmella has extensive experience working with foster and adoptive families and their children, addressing adjustment, attachment, and behavioral issues. Additionally, she is an experienced grief counselor, and strives to help people find meaning in the midst of mourning. Carmella’s other areas of practice include anxiety disorders, PTSD, parenting issues, life transitions, faith/spirituality, and anticipatory grief for individuals and family members facing life-threatening illnesses.

Natalie Erikson, LCMHC, NCSP
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext. 120 Email: [email protected]
Natalie is a clinical mental health counselor and certified school psychologist who works with children, adolescents and adults. Her experience in a variety of different settings including schools, hospitals, outpatient programs, and residential treatment facilities allows her to have a multi-dimensional perspective in her work with clients. Natalie draws from a number of different therapeutic modalities, and emphasizes the importance of tailoring therapy to individuals based on their unique needs, stories, personalities, interests, and goals. She values the power of laughter and finds humor to be helpful in connecting with her clients; her genuine and non-judgmental approach creates a space that fosters collaboration, discovery and growth.

Helen Fitzgerald, M.S., LMFT
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 132 Email: [email protected]
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 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:00AM – 6:00PM (starting 9/1/18).

Chris Freddo, LCMHC
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 137 Email: [email protected]
Chris is a licensed clinical mental health counselor providing psychotherapy to empower children and adults to overcome behavioral and emotional health challenges. He has served clients experiencing difficulties related to acute and chronic trauma, adjustment disorders, emotional dysregulation, depression, anxiety, and other barriers to emotional wellness. In his practice, Chris strives to maintain an atmosphere of approachability, acceptance, empathy, and warmth to foster a strong therapeutic alliance.

Dana Gioia, MS, MFT
Telephone (603)226-1999 Ext 151 Email: [email protected]
Dana Gioia is a Marriage and Family Therapist working primarily with couples and individual adults. Dana believes that connection is the basis for healing and change and works to build that connection within therapy to create a safe and productive space. Her integrative approach to therapy draws heavily on the Narrative Therapy model, as well as incorporating elements of Experiential, Emotionally Focused and Solution Focused Therapy themes and interventions. Dana believes each client is the expert on their own experience and works as a collaborator to facilitate the desired change. Dana has experience working with anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, and adjustments to both expected and unexpected life changes. She takes an inherently positive approach, finding the potential in everyone even in the toughest of times.

Roger Hatt, MS, LMFT
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext. 118 Email: [email protected]
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.

Nikki Hipps, LMFT
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 152 Email: [email protected]
Nikki is a Marriage and Family Therapist who approaches therapy from a wellness perspective. She believes the client is the expert of his or her own life and views her role to be guiding and assisting individuals and families in overcoming life’s obstacles and striving toward their goals. She works with children, adolescents, adults, and couples and especially enjoys working with families. Some concerns Nikki provides therapy for include relational problems, life cycle challenges and transitions, familial and intergenerational issues, and grief and loss. She also offers Christian counseling.

Amy Metcalf, ARNP
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 133 Email: [email protected]
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.

Meg Pilling, Psy.D., M.S., M.A.
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 121 Email: [email protected]
Dr. Meg Pilling is a licensed psychologist in New Hampshire, and works with children, adolescents, emerging adults, and families. Dr. Meg received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Antioch University New England and has specialized training in working with children and adolescents who have experienced adverse childhood experiences, primarily with foster youth in residential and group home settings. She has expertise in psychological testing and assessment, consultation, supervision, individual, family, and group psychotherapy, and specializes in working with interpersonal trauma using relational and psychodynamic frameworks. Dr. Meg also has experience and interest in working with LGBTQ+ and BIPOC populations and is certified by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. She also teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Vermont.

Gaia Posner, LICSW
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 122 Email: [email protected]

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 ( 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.

Jocelyn O’Quinn, M.S., MFT
Telephone (603)226-1999 Ext 149 Email: [email protected]
Jocelyn O’Quinn is a Marriage and Family Therapist who enjoys working with children, adults, and couples. Jocelyn embraces a person-centered approach that honors clients’ uniqueness and experience. She believes in the importance of providing a safe and welcoming therapeutic environment for clients to experience growth through exploration and self-discovery. Jocelyn has experience working with life cycle transitions, trauma, anxiety, and emotional regulation and expression. Jocelyn’s integrative approach is influenced by Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (including Play Therapy), and Solutions-Focused Therapy.

Ken Potter, LICSW
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 125 Email: [email protected]
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.

Mitch Taranow, LCMHC
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 119 Email: [email protected]
Mitch is a licensed clinical mental health counselor and a retired school counselor. With experience working with children, adolescents and adults from a variety of backgrounds, Mitch sees the inherent worth of all human beings and helps clients discover or clarify that worth in themselves. He is a respectful, active listener who quickly builds a safe space to flesh out stories, values, doubts, strengths, and passions. Mitch relies on a blend of therapeutic approaches depending on client needs and preferences, including Solution Focused Brief Therapy, CBT, and Narrative Therapy. Areas of experience include anxiety, depression, ADHD, relational concerns, anger management, life transitions, and grief counseling.

Paul Thorington, Ed.D
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 117 Email: [email protected]
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.

Last Name, First Name –Extension
Akers, Sherry – 116
Ball, David – 129
Billadeau, Ry – 139
Corson, Kelley – 130
Dow, Carmella – 138
Erikson, Natalie – 120
Fitzgerald, Helen – 132
Freddo, Chris – 137
Gioia, Dana – 151
Hatt, Roger – 118
Hipps, Nikki – 152
Kamman, Sheryl – 124
Metcalf, Amy – 133
Olson, Kirke – 112
O’Quinn, Jocelyn – 149
Pilling, Meg – 121
Posner, Gaia- 122
Potter, Ken – 125
Taranow, Mitch – 119
Thorington, Paul – 117

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