Meet Nova! Nova Carmichael, LMHC, R-DMT, is a somatic therapist who utilizes movement, body awareness, mindfulness techniques, cognitive coping skills, and trauma informed care to support the needs and goals of her clients. Nova works with children ages 3 and up, adolescents, adults, and families.
Meet Valerie Goguen, LMHC! Valerie is an experienced mental health counselor who specializes in the treatment of family systems. She has also led social skills and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy groups at our site.
Meet Kayla Esce, LMHC! Counseling Services of Greater Boston’s Kayla Esce, LMHC, is a trained art and expressive therapist who uses trauma sensitive, and cognitive/behavioral treatment approaches to help children, families, and individuals develop insight about their symptoms and find healthy ways to cope with stress.
Meet Kristen Pratt, LMHC! Counseling Services of Greater Boston’s Kristen Pratt, LMHC, is a trained art and expressive therapist who specializes in treating trauma, attachment, and disorders of childhood and adolescence. Kristen utilizes a strength-based family systems approach in working with individuals, couples, and families.
Meet Amanda Bruce, LMHC! In addition to managing Counseling Services of Greater Boston’s social media pages, Amanda is a skillful mental health counselor who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, and in the strengthening of adolescent girls’ self-esteem.
Meet Kristen Radlinski, LICSW! Counseling Services of Greater Boston’s co-founder, Kristen Radlinski, LICSW, is a knowledgeable social worker who has an extensive history in treating clients who struggle with substance abuse and trauma. Kristen also has significant experience treating couples.
Meet Dana Venable, LMHC, ATR! She is the co-founder and chief financial officer of Counseling Services of Greater Boston. She is an experienced art and talk therapist who employs many artistic modalities to suit her clients’ needs. She treats children, adolescents, and adults, and has been practicing outpatient counseling for eight years.
…Or at least, make them realistic. Check out this funny, informative video that explains the psychology of why New Year’s resolutions tend to fail. So, don’t be too hard on yourselves, and Happy New Year from us at CSGB to you.
Happy Holidays, everyone!
You may have heard of mindfulness – a concept brought into popular media by Thich Nhat Hanh and other self-help gurus. In the below animation, Dan Harris of Good Morning America illustrates the process of mindfulness, and how it just may be the next up-and-coming superpower.