Patrick received his Masters in Education and CAGS in School Psychology from University of Massachusetts. Patrick is a School Psychologist and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has been practicing for over 28 years. Patrick's experience ranges from working with children and adults with severe mental illness, learning disabilities, Autism spectrum, ADHD, Anxiety and Depression. Patrick has an extensive background in psychological testing and special education process. Patrick also provides outpatient treatment thru a Children's Hospital Affiliate. Patrick is one of few therapists offering needle phobia treatment for children. Patrick's approach to treatment emphasizes cognitive behavioral principals focusing on distress tolerance and resiliency building. In his spare time, Patrick enjoys running, and attending multiple sporting events.
Kristen received her BS in Psychology from University of Texas Arlington, master’s degree in counseling psychology from Northeastern with a focus on Child and Family therapy, attended Boston University for a post grad certification in Trauma Counseling. Kristen is currently a LMHC (licensed mental health counselor) Kristen has worked in various mental health setting during her 11 years in the field; partial hospital program, in home family counseling, residential counseling, crisis clinician, outpatient therapy and school-based counseling. Kristen’s clinical focus is client specific but tends to draw from person centered, solution focused, social emotional, mindfulness and other evidence-based practices. In addition to working at Norfolk counseling Services Kristen is a school-based therapist, crisis clinician and founder of a Nonprofit focused on social emotional learning. In Kristens free time she enjoys going for walks with her dogs, teaching yoga, and trying new forms of art and expression.
Brianna is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a Master's Degree in Social Work from Boston University. She graduated Cum Laude from Saint Leo University with a BA in Psychology. Brianna has experience working with children, adolescents, adults and seniors in various settings including schools, hospitals, in-home and outpatient family and individual therapy. Brianna uses evidenced based practices including Strength-Based, Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Play-Therapy (with children) to address client concerns related to depression, anxiety, substance use, relationship stressors, bereavement/grief, coping with complex medical issues, end of life, caregiver fatigue and other life stressors. Brianna enjoys making people laugh, spending time at the beach and powerlifting/weightlifting.
Melissa received her BA in Human Development from Boston College, and Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University. She is currently licensed as a mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state MA. Melissa has worked in various settings over the last 15 years including the public school system, in home, and outpatient settings. Melissa is able to form strong bonds with her clients and has experience working with children, teens, and adults. Melissa uses a strength based approach with her clients and focuses on cognitive behavioral therapy as well as mindfulness based interventions. In addition to practicing at Norfolk Counseling services, Melissa works to provide education and support to families who are involved with the Department of Children and Families.
Phone: (617) 344-1964
Amy is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). She received her Masters in Social Work from Boston University. Amy has worked in various settings in the field as a school based counselor, in-home family therapist and outpatient mental health clinician. She works with adolescents and adults using a strength-based approach in her work and adapts interventions to meet the specific goals of individual clients. She has expertise in depression, anxiety, relationship challenges, attachment issues, life stressors CBT and evidence-based interventions. Amy enjoys spending time with friends and family, hiking with her dog Barlow, yoga and traveling.
Phone: (508) 543-3411
Alyssa is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with over a decade of clinical experience and is also the School Adjustment Counselor at a middle school. She graduated Cum Laude from St. John’s University in NY with a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. After college, Alyssa went on to Fordham University, where she received her Master’s Degree in Social Work with a Specialization in Children and Families.
She loved working in NYC and spent a few years in Early Intervention (EI) as an ABA Therapist. After returning to New England, Alyssa spent over 5 years at a community-based agency in RI. She conducted comprehensive evaluations and assessments to children with a large variety of special healthcare needs. Alyssa supported these families in accessing the most appropriate resources and helped to renew their confidence as a parent or caretaker. Alyssa always tailors her interventions to the specific needs of each and every client. She has clinical expertise in a variety of areas- including: depression, anxiety, Autism, executive functioning, early trauma, play therapy, CBT, relationship challenges, attachment issues, adjustment to life stressors, grief, self esteem, conflict management, parental separation/divorce, special education in schools, peer pressure, emotional regulation and social skills. Alyssa enjoys supporting those individuals in the LGBTQ community and those questioning gender identity.
Brian is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who received his BA in Psychology from Westfield State and his MA from Bridgewater State University. He has been working in behavioral health
on the South Shore for the past 8 years. Brian’s primary position is as a Crisis Clinician, engaging with children, adolescents and adults with a wide array of issues including depression,
anxiety, substance abuse and severe mental illness in order to create safety plans and determine appropriate care plans. Brian’s experience also includes outpatient work with
adolescents and adults in individual and group settings as well as an employment specialist helping clients develop a resume and interview skills. He believes in a Solution Focused approach and always tries to find strengths and positive traits to draw from in order to reach goals. Brian enjoys spending time with friends and family, running and watching football
Angela Berlingeri is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). She received her B.S. from Cornell University in Human Development and a Masters in Social Work from Boston College. Angela's experience ranges from acute psychiatric care to school social work and community-based services. She has always been drawn to work with children, youth, and families. Angela has served a wide-range of presentations including anxiety-based disorders (social anxiety, phobias, OCD, generalized anxiety), depression, trauma, issues with self-esteem, and parent-child conflict. Angela is strengths-based and client-centered in her treatment approach. She utilizes various frameworks in her practice including cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure & response prevention, dialectical behavioral therapy, and solutions-focused treatment. In her free time, Angela enjoys hiking and camping in the white mountains, skiing, cooking, and spending time with her loved ones.