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 Email: email@example.com
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 Mindfulness and Acceptance-based approaches (DBT, ACT, MBCT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT). 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.
Ry Billadeau, MSN,PMHNP
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 139
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Helen 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@example.com
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.
Ann Freese, LCMHC
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 115 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ann 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.
Dana Gioia, MS, MFT
Telephone (603)226-1999 Ext 151 Email: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Roger 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
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 124 Email: email@example.com
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
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 126 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cathy 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
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 133 Email: email@example.com
Amy 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.
Julie Nicknair Keon, LCMHC
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext. 150 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Julie is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in New Hampshire and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She has over 25 years of counseling experience in a variety of settings using a holistic, strength based, and person-centered approach. Julie’s practice primarily relies on a variety of techniques including Mindfulness, Acceptance, Cognitive Behavioral and Sensorimotor therapies, as well as providing educational understanding regarding one’s personal development and overall health and wellbeing. Julie believes in embracing one’s humanness. She considers herself a generalist treating individuals with varying challenges/experiences including but not limited to anxiety, depression, grief, life changes, and trauma. She has a particular interest in working with older adolescents, young adults, adults, and first responders.
Kirke Olson, Psy.D.
Kirke 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.
Jocelyn O’Quinn, M.S., MFT
Telephone (603)226-1999 Ext 149 Email: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ken 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@example.com
Mitch is a licenced 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. 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
Telephone (603) 226-1999 Ext 134 Email: email@example.com
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)226-1999 Ext 136 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Telephone (603)226-1999 Ext 121 Email: email@example.com
Grace works with teens, adults, couples, and families to tackle the challenges that bring them in for counseling support. She takes a collaborative stance, drawing on the strengths, understanding, and resources each client brings to counseling, while recognizing the very real difficulties people face. She is committed to the idea that we are not our problems; the problems are the problems and we work together to identify pathways to managing or even overcoming them. Grace has a warm style and incorporates mindfulness and humor in her work, in addition to more traditional psychotherapeutic approaches. Grace works with clients dealing with anxiety, unipolar and bipolar depression, ADHD, trauma, OCD, and the many changes and stressors that life can present. She also enjoys working with people identified as being on the Autistic Spectrum.
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
Freese, Ann – 115
Gioia, Dana – 151
Hatt, Roger – 118
Kamman, Sheryl – 124
Lee-Keeler, Catherine – 126
Metcalf, Amy – 133
Nicknair-Keon, Julie –150
Olson, Kirke – 112
O’Quinn, Jocelyn – 149
Potter, Ken – 125
Taranow, Mitch – 119
Thorington, Paul – 117
Tibbetts, Lindsay – 134
Trainor, Caitlin – 136
Zacaroli, Grace – 121