Behavioral Health

Abrams, Jonathan | LICSW

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification:
LICSW
Graduate School:
Simmons College, 2012
Areas of interest:
Psychotherapy with child and adolescents
Languages spoken:
English

Avila, Juan | MD

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification:
MA Licensed
Medical School:
University of Michigan, 1978
Areas of interest:
Adult Psychiatry
Languages spoken:
English and Spanish

Belton, David | PhD

Director of Community Based Flexible Support (CBFS)

Department: Behavioral Health/Community Based Flexible Support
Certification: Licensed Psychologist Provider
Medical School: Boston College, 1985
Areas of interest: Serious mental illness, psychiatric rehabilitation
Languages spoken: English

Demertsidis, Natalia | LMFT

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: LMFT, Marriage and Family Psychotherapist
Graduate School: University of Massachusetts, Boston
Areas of interest: Anxiety, Depression
Languages spoken: Greek, Spanish and English

Goldman, Laurie L. | RN, BSN, PsyD

Director of Training

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Registered Nurse
Graduate School: Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, 1993
Areas of interest: Relationships, domestic violence issues, recovery from trauma, PTSD, anxiety, dissociative disorders, mood disorders, medical illness and learning issues.
Languages spoken: English

Malagon-Meagher, Andrea | MSW, LICSW

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: LICSW
Graduate School: Simmons College School of Social Work, 2007
Areas of Interest: Children, adults and families, struggling with intergenerational trauma, PTSD, trafficking and acculturation issues. Dyadic therapy focused on attached and culturally appropriate parenting skills.
Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Ochoa, Nelson E. | PhD


Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: LICSW
Graduate School: Simmons College, PhD, 2009; Simmons College, MSW, 1996
Areas of interest: Psychotherapy with immigrants and adults
Languages spoken: Spanish and English
Additional Responsibilities: Co-Director of Training

Okpokwasili-Johnson, Ebele | MD

Medical Director, Behavioral Health

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: MA Licensed
Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine and School of Public Health
Areas of interest: General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Perez-Gil, Gabriela | MA


Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: MA in Psychoanalytics
Medical School: Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalytics
Residency: Latino Partial Program at Arbour Hospital
Area of interest: Individual and group therapy for children, adolescents, adults, and couples. Work with ex-incarcerated survivors (POWR). Trama, cultural sensitivity, client-centered, art therapy.
Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Reyes-Rodriguez, Yina | PSY. D.

Department: Integrated Behavioral Health, Adult Medicine
Certification: Clinical Psychologist
Graduate School: Catholic University of Puerto Rico in Ponce, 2014
Area of Interest: Psychotherapy, Social Psychology, Qualitative Research, Gender Issues, Community Intervention
Languages spoken: Spanish and English

Schreiber, Michael | PMHNP-BC, MSW, MSN

Department: Behavioral Health
Graduate School:
University of Massachusetts, Lowell, 2014
Certification:
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Areas of interest:
Adults
Languages spoken:
English

Shaw, Karen J. | APRN, PMHCNS-BC

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Graduate School: Northeastern University, 2001
Areas of interest: Adult psychiatry and mental health
Languages spoken: English

Torres-Bonilla, Liliana | PhD

Department: Integrated Behavioral Health / Pediatrics
Certification:
Ph.D. in Psychology
Medical School:
University of Puerto Rico, Department of Psychology, 2010
Residency: University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Areas of interest:
Trauma Related Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ADHD), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
Languages spoken:Spanish /English

Villa, Richy C. | MSW, LICSW

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: LICSW
Graduate School: Boston College, MSW, 2012
Areas of interest: Person-centered and relational therapy with individuals and groups; depression; anxiety; trauma; sexual & gender identity; multiculturalism; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender relationships and families
Languages spoken: English

Walden, Raymond | LICSW, MSW

Vice President, Behavioral Health Services

Department: Behavioral Health
Certification: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Graduate School: Simmons School Of Social Work
Areas of interest: Child, adolescent mental health, mood disorders and adult serious mental illness
Languages spoken: English