Christina McDonald, MDCS Intern

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Christina McDonald, MDCS Intern

Bridgewater State University

I believe that every person is inherently good and has the ability to better themselves. As a therapist my goal is to create a safe and accepting space to face the challenges blocking you from mental wellbeing. Developing a strong sense of self-compassion and self-acceptance is essential in releasing yourself from judgmental thoughts that do not serve you. I use a person-centered approach which focuses on understanding the world through your personal experiences and emphasizing your strengths. I will work alongside you to guide you in exploring your experiences which will reveal the path to self-discovery and personal growth.

 

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Meghan Earle, LMHC

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Meghan Earle, LMHC

Clinical Intake Coordinator, Outpatient Therapist

As a Mental Health Counselor, I work collaboratively with individuals and couples to achieve their desired goals. I believe that one of the most important components of therapy is a trusting and respectful therapeutic relationship and I strive to provide a therapeutic space that is safe, supportive, and free from judgement. As a graduate of Boston College’s Mental Health Counseling program, I place specific emphasis on understanding the identity and context of each client and cater my therapeutic approaches to meet their identified goals. In order to meet the distinct needs of each client, I draw from a variety of theoretical orientations including person-centered, cognitive behavioral, family systems, psychodynamic, and mindfulness. I treat a range of mental health needs including depression, anxiety, anger management, life transitions, relationships issues, trauma, and others. In addition to reducing client symptoms, my goal as a therapist is to help clients better know and understand themselves and feel capable of navigating through the many stressors that occur throughout the lifespan.

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Maria Mantilla

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Maria Mantilla, M.A. MHC

outpatient therapist

I believe we are in constant growth and change. We have known the actual version of ourselves, however there is always room for more. As a therapist, my passion and role is supporting people as they explore and get to know themselves better. In our sessions together, we will use holistic approaches that will adapt to the therapy process with the purpose of creating an enjoyable and deeper journey. Together we will build a safe space free from any judgement, and find the adequate tools to go through different life experiences.

I think of therapy as the time we can dedicate ourselves for wondering, discovering, reframing, and healing. I hope I can serve as a tool to reach your goals, by creating awareness and unconditional positive regard.

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Kathleen Bondi

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Kathleen Bondi, M.A. MHC

OUTPATIENT THERAPIST

Mental health is part of overall health. Taking this step towards greater wellbeing may seem intimidating, trust you are making a positive change. As a counselor, I seek to listen and understand your experience. I take a person-centered, holistic approach to therapy and believe that each individual has inherent worth, and is worthy and deserving of love. My style is trauma informed, and I believe in the power of interpersonal connections. We can work in collaboration to identify your strengths, and work towards your self-identified goals. I look forward to meeting you!

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Angela Petrosino

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Angela Petrosino, LCSW

outpatient therapist

I have had the pleasure of working in many different settings with a variety of populations and ages. I have spent the majority of my career as a therapist in crisis intervention and emergency services program. Over the last 7 years, I have worked with women’s groups in a local homeless shelter, worked within a crisis stabilization unit and provided adult community clinical services to my own caseload of clients.

My goal as a clinician is to provide you with a safe space to explore, process, and begin healing. My holistic approach in my clinical work is to get a sense of the person as a whole as I believe everything is connected. Humans are complex beings with many factors that contribute to our struggles and therefore our healing!

I enjoy bridging the gap between clinical and holistic practices offering alternative healings such as Reiki. I have been practicing Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki and Seichem healing since 2017.

I would be honored to support you on your healing journey whatever stage you’re in!

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Anna Aeschlimann

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Anna Aeschlimann, M.A. MHC

OUTPATIENT THERAPIST

Welcome. Making the decision to begin or resume therapy can be difficult. Congratulations on taking this step towards your healing.

I believe that healing can mean many different things to many different people. As a therapist, I seek to support you in getting to know yourself better – what are your personal values, your goals, your dreams? What would you like your life to look like? Together, we can co-create a nonjudgmental, safe, and collaborative therapeutic space that gives rise to and shapes some of the answers to these questions.

As a certified whole foods chef, yoga teacher, and Health and Wellness coach my perspective on mental health is holistic. The thoughts we think, the feelings we experience, the ways in which we care for our bodies, the environments we are immersed in, and the relationships we cultivate all have the power to nourish us. I hope to empower you to nourish yourself in the ways that feel personally meaningful to you. As a therapist, I am also committed to practicing counseling from an intersectional lens that honors the diverse identities that you embody and new identities that you are curious to explore. 

I look forward to meeting you – congratulations again on starting your therapy journey. 

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Sylvia Anderson

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Sylvia Anderson, M.A., MHC

OUTPATIENT THERAPIST

The most important thing to me is helping clients to feel heard and to foster a relationship where we can share and grow together. Healing and growing are not only about facing past trauma and pain, but are also about celebrating the strengths that have enabled us to get through. In our work together, we will partner together to help navigate life’s challenges.

I have worked with Maria Droste Counseling Services in New York City and I am excited to join the Quincy, MA team.

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Macushla Roulleau

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Macushla Roulleau, M.A., MHC

outpatient therapist

I believe that being a mental health counselor is centered on respect, empathy, acceptance, and the celebration of the unique individual. Counseling is a second career for me, having spent 25+ years as a dance educator, choreographer, and performer. I left the field to concentrate on being a stay-at-home mother for 10 years and subsequently during my master’s degree training worked as a counselor for young adults on the autism spectrum. As a therapist, I understand the perspective of a parent and am interested in the dynamics that keep both an individual and a family healthy. I believe that my experiences as an educator and a mother inform my therapeutic practice.

I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, and trauma. My background as an expressive arts therapist allows me to access, through stretches and simple movements, the stressors that can become stuck in our bodies, and alleviate that tension. Relaxation in the body promotes mental health and relaxation in the mind.

As a counselor, I am person-centered, meeting the client where they are. My work is strengths-based, creative, and intuitive, exploring the breath, mindfulness, and identifying a support system so clients can feel empowered and uplifted. It is my joy to be a companion to clients on their journey toward wellness.

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Irina Izovskaya

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Irina Izovskaya, M.A. MHC

outpatient therapist

I believe that mental health counseling is beneficial not only for people who are experiencing acute mental or emotional distress, but also for people who are dealing with everyday problems. Therapy can assist people in better coping with life's stresses, recognizing their abilities, being happier in their relationships, and contributing more to their community. I also believe that who we are is a constantly evolving process. My goal is to support you on your journey and to foster a safe space where you can tell your own story and share your struggles.

As a practitioner with training in Internal Family Systems (IFS), I recognize that the human mind consists of different "parts" or sub-personalities that frequently disagree, conflict, or cause problems in our lives. If you want to explore your inner selves, I can help you in welcoming different parts of yourself to share their experiences with you so that you can become more self-aware and better understand the roles these parts play in your inner system to promote healing and change. I apply the IFS modality when working with both individual adults and couples.

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Susan Noto-Moniz

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Susan Noto-Moniz, LICSW

OUTPATIENT THERAPIST

I am a seasoned therapist with over 40 years of experience and have worked in a variety of different settings exposing me to a wide range of mental health issues in a variety of cultural contexts. I treat adults and couples and have experience with PTSD, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties and substance use disorders including supporting and working with their families. I have a passion for the work I do and truly believe in the transformative power of therapy. My goal is to provide clients with a nonjudgmental and safe therapeutic environment in order to create a positive therapeutic experience. I draw from various clinical styles with a focus on helping clients build necessary life skills and effective coping skills along with building a deeper insight into their internal thoughts and feelings. I believe that a successful therapeutic intervention includes a collaborative approach that helps clients develop their authentic voice and become more empowered to manage their own issues with increasing autonomy.

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