About Us

Meet Our Team

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 22 years...

After a lengthy career in the private sector and 10 years as a stay at home mom, I decided it was time to re-enter the workforce. Working for a non-profit never occurred to me...

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I am a trained Holistic Therapist who has been practicing Massage Therapy (Swedish, Sports Massage, and Acupressure) since 1992 and Polarity Therapy since 1996.

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...

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...

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...

For over 25 years, I have been practicing psychotherapy with individuals, families, and groups. Prior to this, I cared for patients in hospitals and community...

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...

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...

Nancy F. Gallagher, MA

As a Loss and Grief Counselor I see clients who are dealing with issues and emotions that seem to make...

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor that takes a solution-focused, client-centered, holistic approach to counseling. I have been working in out-patient...

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...

I began volunteering at Maria Droste Counseling Services in 2014 and have worked in the field of Addiction...

Mary Ann Crowley, CSJ, MA, CADC, LSC

s 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 a Reiki Master Teacher and Energy Medicine Practitioner. My desire is to work with you...

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

Steve Des Roche
President, Neponset Valley Survey Associates

Timothy Manning
Vice President, Manning Personnel Group

Michael Hajjar
Sales & Business Development, Hajjar’s Men’s Clothing

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

Barbara Niles
Retired, Quincy Housing Authority

Richard Welch
President, Welch Senior Living