About Us

Meet Our Team

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Executive Director, Outpatient Therapist

I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, trained in mediation and spiritual direction and I have been working with clients in the field of mental health for over 23 years. I use a holistic, person-centered approach, ... More

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Director of Operations

After a lengthy career in the private sector followed by 10 years as a stay at home mom, I decided it was time to re-enter the workforce in the not for profit world. Hired by our late former Director, Sr. Lorraine Bernier in 2012, I knew I was on a ... More

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Holistic Therapist

I am a trained Holistic Therapist who has been practicing Massage Therapy (Swedish, Sports Massage, and Acupressure) since 1992 and Polarity Therapy since 1996. I began practicing and teaching Reiki in 1997 and became ... More

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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  ... More

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Data & Compliance Coordinator, Outpatient Therapist

As a Mental Health Counselor, I strive to see the unique strengths embodied in each person I encounter. I work primarily through a relational lens; this means that I value the relationship I build with each client, while also focusing on how people relate to  ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker from Boston, Massachusetts with ten years of experience in providing psychotherapy. I have worked with all different kinds of people, and I have helped them with a ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

My approach to counseling is working with individuals, couples and families to relieve or eliminate emotional stress. I strive to see the client within the context of family and important relationships, past and present. ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

I have been practicing psychotherapy for over 30 years. Prior to this, I was an RN caring for individuals and families in hospitals and counseling centers in the Boston area. It is from my foundation in nursing, that ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

I have been an experienced psychotherapist for over twenty years. During that time, I have worked with adults and families on many issues including anxiety, depression, life transitions, and bereavement. I believe  ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

Working as a Clinical Social Worker, I am dedicated to using a strengths based perspective within therapy while focusing on empowering clients to create changes they’ve identified within their ... More

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Loss & Grief Therapist

As a Loss and Grief Counselor I see clients who are dealing with issues and emotions that seem to make no sense. Together we explore the complexities of living with loss and the feelings that  ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

As a LICSW, I have years of experience working in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team to provide quality integrated care to adult clients with complex medical and psychiatric needs. .After my sabbatical year, renewed and refreshed I felt drawn... More

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Outpatient Therapist

As a clinician, my focus is on empowering my clients to feel confident and competent to understand the roots of their difficulties in order to make real and lasting changes. I acquired my Masters in Mental Health ... More

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Substance Use Therapist

I began volunteering at Maria Droste Counseling Services in 2014 and have worked in the field of Addiction Recovery for the past 14 years. I am a licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor. I am a Reiki Master practitioner and a SEDA-certified Acupressure practitioner, ... More

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Substance Use Therapist

As a trained educator and substance abuse counselor of over 25 years, I have had the privilege of working with many adults, children and families. I am in awe of the human spirit that is so resilient and one’s desire and ability to hope, ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

I am a mental health counselor at Maria Droste Counseling on a part-time basis.  I graduated from Bridgewater State University with a M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling.  I entered the counseling field after over 25 years in the ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

As a mental health clinician, I strive to be transparent and honest with my clients, no matter what situation they might be facing. Together we work to build a rapport and partner to achieve the goals you set for yourself. To support clients ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

I am a clinician with both a background in Public Health and Mental Health Counseling. I first got my Masters in Public Health from Boston University, with a focus on the health disparities of minorities, women, and children. ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

I know how difficult reaching out for help can be, especially when searching for one’s first therapist. My goal is to make clients feel welcome and to create a space where you feel heard, supported, and strong. ... More

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Outpatient Therapist

As a mental health counselor, I aim to develop a clear and compassionate understanding of my clients. I believe that effective and lasting change in therapy is a collaborative, multidimensional process.  More...

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OUTPATIENT THERAPIST

People seek mental health counseling for a variety of reasons, such as for relief from anxiety, sadness, or loss. Others might feel disconnected or stuck in patterns of unsatisfying or difficult relationships... More

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OUTPATIENT THERAPIST

I approach therapy from a strengths-based, solution focused stance with the belief that my clients know themselves better than I, or anyone, ever will. I believe there is healing in sharing our stories, our pain, and our triumphs... More

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Elizabeth Graham

MDCS Intern 2021-2022

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To Be Announced

MDCS Intern 2021-2022

Board of Directors

Kathleen Whalen-Giannandrea, Esquire, Board President
Attorney, Law Offices of Kathleen Whalen-Giannandrea

Donna Kelble, Board Vice-President
Vice President & Branch Manager, Eastern Bank

Michelle Stenberg, Board Secretary
General Manager, Quincy Youth Arena

Josephine Vidal, Board Treasurer
Office Manager, Dennis & Associates, Inc.

Karen Donnellan
Regional Business Director, Shields Health Group

Stephen P. DesRoche*
Honorary Lifetime Board Member (*Deceased - 2021)

Timothy Manning
Vice President, Manning Personnel Group

Angela Ponte
Real Estate Agent, Classic Homes Real Estate

Mai Du
Chief Instructor, Wah Lum Kung Fu and Tai Chi Academy

Thomas Maloney
President, Maloney Seafood Corporation

Maralin Manning
Bank of Canton

Richard Welch
President, Welch Senior Living