Dr. Corleigh Donati is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and has a Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of New England. She graduated with a BA degree in Psychology from Boston University and a Masters in Social Work from Simmons College. She opened Lemon Tree Counseling and Wellness over 9 years ago and has over 20 years of experience working with trauma survivors and adolescents. She also specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, grief/loss, and domestic violence. As part of her practice she utilizes art, writing, and a more holistic approach. She is passionate about providing clients with a safe and supportive therapy environment. She also teaches part-time at Endicott College and Lesley University.
Areas of Specialty: working with trauma survivors, anxiety, depression, grief/loss, and domestic violence, self injurious behaviors, substance abuse, LGBTQ, adolescents, parenting and family issues
Who I work with: Adolescence, adults, couples, individuals, and families.
Contact number: 978-317-8411
Rose Pietal, MSW, LICSW
Rose Pietal is a Licensed Independent Certified Social Worker. She graduated with a BA degree in Psychology from UMass Amherst and a Masters in Social Work from Salem State. Rose specializes in treating issues pertaining to anxiety, depression, stress management, relationship issues, parenting, coping skills and life transitions. Rose provides a safe, non-judgmental environment for her clients to comfortably engage in therapy.
Areas of Specialty: Anxiety, depression, parenting skills, LGBTQ population, life stressors, and couples counseling.
Who I work with: Adults 18 and older, individuals, and couples.
Contact number: 978-476-1441
Colleen Fradette, LMHC
Colleen is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She received her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (now William James College). Colleen’s background is in working with court involved youth. She specializes in working with adolescents and their families but accepts adult clients as well. Colleen is an enthusiastic counselor who actively engages in collaboration with her clients. She uses a strengths-based approach to provide a supportive environment to empower clients to create the best and happiest versions of themselves.
Areas of Specialty: Anxiety, depression, relationship issues, life and work stressors, trauma, and challenging teen/young adult behaviors.
Who I work with: Adolescents, adults, individuals, families, and couples.
Contact e-mail: email@example.com
Christy DiMinico, Yoga & Barre Instructor
Christy DiMinico, a Massachusettss native, began her dedication to athletics at a young age as a competitive gymnast. After 13 years of competing Christy decided to use her knowledge of movement to educate others. Christy received her certification as a RTY 200 hr Vinyasa Yoga Instructor in St. Croix and is a 30 hr Barre instructor. Here at Lemon Tree, Christy teaches Power Vinyasa, Morning Vinyasa Flow and Barre.
Lauren Bennett, Trainer
Lauren Bennett is a certified personal trainer (ACE) and a level-1 CrossFit trainer. She also holds a license in mental health counseling. Lauren graduated from Boston University in 2007 with a dual masters degree in Sport Psychology and Mental Health & Behavioral Medicine. As a growing body of research confirms the efficacy of exercise for the treatment of mental health issues, large and small, she has become passionate about coaching clients to use exercise to bring wellness to both the body and mind.
Danielle Barry, Yoga Instructor
Danielle is a certified RYT-200 yoga instructor while also has her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Florida (Jacksonville). Danielle believes in a holistic approach to health and wellness and is looking forward to the opportunity of providing a safe and supportive space where the mind and body can work together to elevate overall health and well being. She has been practicing yoga for five years, enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, and spending time with her growing family.
Wendi Smith, LICSW
Wendi is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She graduated with an MSW from Boston College and has been working with children, adolescents, adults, and families for over 10 years. Her passion is to help her clients feel capable and connected. Wendi specializes in treating anxiety and depression, issues with body image and perfectionism, and relational issues. Wendi has been trained in a range of modalities as no single approach is right for everyone. These include cognitive behavioral techniques, solution-focused therapy, and mindfulness approaches. Wendi values authenticity and collaboration. She strives to create a warm, safe environment for her clients.
Contact number: 978-479-1286
Mary Drover, Yoga Instructor
After years of spiritual uncertainty, Mary discovered yoga as she was beginning to study Tibetan Buddhism in 2011. Combining both practices has allowed her to flip her perspective, and understand life in a new, and fun, way. She attended her first studio class after four years of a home practice, and became a certified 200-RYT at the same studio, Barefoot Yoga Shala, in 2016. She also completed her training in Yoga for Families of Addiction in 2018 at the same studio.
She is passionate about the solar system, hiking, writing, Harry Potter, cats, superheroes, and all genres of music. She's a firm believer in continuous practice, and thinks that your next great adventure is just outside of your comfort zone.
Lauren Bennett, LMHC
Psychotherapist, Certified Integrative Medicine for Mental Health
Lauren is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with training and experience in sport psychology, personal training, and integrative medicine for mental health. She earned her master's degree in Mental Health and Behavioral Medicine with a specialization in Sport Psychology from Boston University School of Medicine. Lauren is also a certified provider by the Mental Health Integrative Medicine Institute. Lauren has over ten years of experience working with adolescents and adults in individual and group settings. Additionally, she has provided sport psychology consultations and/or counseling to high school and collegiate sports teams as well as child and adult individual athletes. Her work has focused on attentional regulation, anxiety, depression, and peak performance. Using a strength-based approach and cognitive behavioral strategies Lauren strives to guide clients toward acknowledging and achieving their full potential of well being.
Areas of Specialty: Anxiety, depression, integrated medicine, and sport psychology.
Who I work with: Adolescents, adults, individuals, and movement therapy.
Contact number: 978-930-0616
Dr. Tara L. Kay, Holistic Pharmacist, Reiki, Cranio-Sacral, EFT
Tara is a licensed clinical pharmacist with 20 years of experience in various settings. Tara received her Bachelors in Pharmacy from the University of Connecticut at Storrs, her PharmD from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy/Allied Health, her MBA from Fairfield University and her Ayurvedic Health Practitioner certification from the Natural Healing College. Additionally, Tara is a certified Reiki Master of Dr. Usui’s System of Natural Healing and she has certification in Cranio-sacral Therapy with the Upledger Institute. Tara also practices Emotional Freedom Technique (aka EFT Tapping), a hands on healing technique that balances and realigns energy. Tara incorporates complimentary therapies into the scope of her practice as a Pharmacist to improve the health and well-being of her clients. Tara strives to educate her clients and to facilitate their physical, spiritual and emotional health and growth as they move along their own path towards enlightenment.
Tara’s practice is inspired by her life-long commitment to health and wellness. She is a dedicated, compassionate and devoted healthcare professional and healer. She takes a unique approach to healing with each client based on their need by using both her knowledge of medications, herbs and supplements and complimentary therapies. Tara believes that each individual holds the power to heal themselves and that by honoring the body, mind and spirit many miraculous awakenings can occur.
Tara published her first book entitled, "Let the Sun Shine in, a book of positive affirmations for kids” in June 2016. It was inspired by Louise Hay’s message, “your thoughts create your life, as well as Tara’s own experience with positive affirmations.
Tara published her second book entitled, "Free to Be Me, a book for teens and tweens" in April 2017. It speaks to the issues teens face and offers ways adults can support teens.
Contact number: 978-807-0461
Danielle Conti, M.Ed, LMHC, LADCI
Danielle is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor, and received her Master’s Degree in Education from Cambridge College. She currently works as a psychiatric emergency services clinician, and is a senior adjunct professor at Cambridge College. Dani has worked in an array of settings within the community, within a spectrum of mental health and substance use disorders, and with people of all ages throughout her career.
Dani is trained in person (client)-centered and strength-based approaches in counseling and works from a “wholeness” and wellness perspective with her clients. She utilizes an eclectic skill set including Person-centered therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, CBT, Positive Psychology, Motivational interviewing, Solution-Focused therapy, Mindfulness, and Existential therapy. Dani also incorporates health and nutritional aspects into her work for a “whole person” approach to healing. She is trauma-sensitive/informed, and is sensitive to culture and religious/spiritual aspects of her clients.
Dani works in the treatment and management of depression, anxiety, most psychiatric disorders, sobriety maintenance, couples issues, relationship issues, work issues, behavior changes re: wellness issues such as nutrition and exercise, and stress management and reduction. She works with individuals and groups; and with parents and couples recovering from and/or dealing with mental health and substance use disorders. Dani also provides consultations to individuals and families who are experiencing mental health, school and behavioral issues for the first time, and can provide information re: community and clinical resources, tx options, and how to navigate resources, including school-informed consultations.
Danielle’s philosophy includes “living your best life” and promoting the wellbeing of people to live healthy and well while nourishing spiritual and physical health.
Areas of Specialty: Life transitions, managing depression and anxiety, sobriety maintenance, relationship issues, wellness and stress management, couple’s therapy, and supporting parents and couples struggling with a loved one’s mental health or substance abuse.
Who I work with: Adults 18 and up, individuals and couples.
Contact number: 978-335-.3010
Dr. Jaclyn Mansfield, Psy.D., LEP, NCSP
Licensed Educational Psychologist
Dr. Jaclyn Mansfield is a Licensed Educational Psychologist and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from Saint Anselm College and a MA/CAGS in School Psychology from Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She went on to receive her Doctoral degree in School Psychology from William James College. Additionally, she received extensive post-doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology at North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Massachusetts. Dr. Mansfield has over 10 years of valuable experience working with young children, adolescents, teens, and young adults in a variety of different settings including schools, hospitals, mental health clinics, and private practice. She specializes in conducting neuropsychological assessments that are both comprehensive and user-friendly.
Dr. Mansfield’s unique and comprehensive training and experiences allow her to understand the individual as a whole and not just focus solely on the testing data. Dr. Mansfield likes to develop relationships with families and follow individuals as they grow, monitoring development and adjusting recommendations based on the one’s ever changing needs.
Dr. McGravey has her doctorate in psychology and has experience working in schools, clinics, and hospital settings. She graduated with her MA/CAGS degree from William James College in 2010 and her doctorate in 2014. Post-doctoral training was conducted in public school systems as well as at North Shore Medical Center in Salem, Massachusetts, where she currently conducts neuropsychological evaluations.
Dr. McGravey specializes in working with children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of learning, mental health, and social difficulties and prides herself on making strong connections with children of all ages. She is also passionate about advocating for LGBTQ youth and completed her dissertation in the area of improving school mental health services for this population. Dr. McGravey’s unique training in both schools and outpatient settings have allowed her to provide timely access to comprehensive evaluations that help children access services at school while also providing resources and recommendations for families.
Emily completed her training at SpaTech Institute in the Holistic Massage Therapy program. She is also a graduate of Lesley University, with a Bachelor of Science in Holistic Psychology and Art Therapy.
Emily’s experience in the mental health field has led her to the field of massage, where she is furthering clients’ therapeutic process through healing touch. Her background has provided her with the working knowledge of helping those with a wide range of needs. Emily believes that individual care can be more sustainable when treating the body in unison with the mind, and is confident that she is setting her clients up for a more successful future by treating them with a more holistic approach.
Emily specializes in holistic therapeutic bodywork including: Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, hot rock massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, prenatal massage, neuromuscular massage, Polarity therapy, and energy crystal clearing.
Please contact her directly to set up an appointment.
Contact number: 978-375-6435
Lisa LaCava, M.ED, MSW, LICSW
Lisa a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, is a graduate of Simmons College School of Social Work and Harvard University Graduate School of Education, where she studied human development and psychology. She has more than 10 years of clinical experience in healthcare and school settings working with individuals across the lifespan. She provides both short-term collaborative problem-solving and solution-focused therapy, as well as longer-term psychotherapy and has worked successfully with children, adolescents, and adults managing stress, life transitions, anxiety, depression, loss and grief, relational issues, identity and self-development, body image and disordered eating, and the impact of traumatic life experiences. Lisa utilizes an integrated, holistic, and person-centered approach to therapy, drawing from cognitive-behavioral and narrative approaches. Through the creation of a safe and supportive environment that builds on clients' strengths and resilience, she collaborates with clients in the ways that most effectively support them in processing life experiences, setting the course for their lives, achieving short and long-term goals, and living actively toward their preferred ways of being.
Contact number: 978-793-5659
Jessica Lynn Spater, LICSW
Jessica Lynn Spater is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. She received her BA in Psychology and her Masters in Social Work from University at Albany. She has over 15 years of experience working with youth, adolescents, and families in multiple settings including schools, residential programs, homes, and outpatient clinics. It is her goal to create a supportive, comfortable, safe environment to allow you to explore your goals and to develop skills to improve your overall well-being and confidence.
She is passionate about working with children and adolescents, understanding that there are complex stressors and factors that impact healthy development. She believes that there is no one type of therapy for all individuals as everyone is unique in their learning style and approach to life. She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, dialectical behavioral therapy, play therapy, mindfulness. ARC (attachment, regulation and competency) and a trauma informed care approach in her practice.
Areas of Specialty: Anxiety, depression, parenting skills, trauma, and families counseling.
Who I work with: Children, adolescents, adults, individuals, families, and families.
Contact number: 781-696-9160
Audrey Everson, LMHC
Audrey is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She received her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Springfield College (MA) in 1998 and has over 20 years of experience working with trauma, substance abuse, LGBTQ, adolescents, parenting and family issues. Audrey prefers to use mind-body techniques such as EMDR and EFT, to ensure more efficient and lasting change. She also uses other treatment methods, such as DBT and CBT. Audrey believes that the therapeutic relationship is essential in motivating a client in their challenging process of change, and enhances it by using a non-judgmental and strength based approach.
Areas of Specialty: Trauma, substance abuse, LGBTQ, adolescents, parenting CBT, DBT, eye movement reprocessing and desensitization (EMDR), and family issues.
Who I work with: Adults and adolescents for individual therapy.
Contact number: 413-552-8370
Ilene Conway, LICSW
Ilene is an LICSW who graduated with a Master’s in Social Work from Boston College. She also holds a School Adjustment Counselor license. She has worked extensively with clients who have anxiety, depression, ADHD, parenting concerns as well as individuals who are facing medical issues, grief, relationship issues and a variety of life transitions. Ilene uses an eclectic approach to counseling; focusing on strengths and drawing from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Systems and Solution Focused modalities. She offers the exploration of new ways to conceptualize problems while offering an opportunity to feel supported in your unique perspective. Ilene is committed to bringing warmth and compassion to the therapeutic relationship, working collaboratively to solve problems by helping you to identify and improve your coping strategies, advocate for yourself and resolve life’s challenges.
Who I work with: Adults, children, individuals, and couples.
Brandy has her Bachelors of Psychology and Art from Salem State University, She is a Licensed as Whole Health Educator from the National Institute of Whole Health in Wellesley, MA and she is a Massachusetts Licensed Esthetician. Brandy has been practicing the art of holistic wellness and counseling for over 15 years in the holistic spa industry. She has owned and operated several day spas on the North Shore.
Brandy desired to go deeper into the art of healing and therefore earned herself certifications in Reiki, as an EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Tapping Practitioner, Licensed Spa Therapist, Bach Flower Remedy Therapist, and Certified Aromatherapist. Brandy started out her career in the healing world as an Aesthetician and saw the correlation between healthy skin and a healthy body – both inside and out. Brandy has been working with clients for many years to help facilitate their understanding of the mind/body connection – which was the premise of her Whole Health Licensure.
“Whether I am performing a facial treatment or working with my clients in a wellness session – it is my goal to assist the client in understanding the symbiosis of the mind and body. Together we look at how the different aspects of health: of physical, emotional, mental, chemical, nutritional, environmental and spiritual effect stress, illness, disease, skin conditions and overall well being.” – Brandy Brouillette
Brandy is currently welcoming new clients.
Contact Number: 978-479-8411
Kelly Andrews-Duffy, MA
Kelly is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She graduated with a Master's in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College and holds a Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Vermont. Kelly is passionate about supporting her clients to remove obstacles and create a well-balanced life. Her background is in community mental health helping clients navigate issues related to trauma, depression, anxiety, LGBT, and substance abuse/dependence. She is trained in a range of modalities including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing. Kelly’s counseling orientation is also informed by her 15+ year yoga practice. In 2018, she completed a 100-hr certificate program in Yoga for Health and Healing that allows her to incorporate yoga and mindfulness into traditional psychotherapy, as she believes in treating the whole person and attending to both the mind and body. Kelly believes in meeting her clients where they are and collaborating to find effective solutions to identified problems.
Areas of Specialty: anxiety, panic disorders, depression, mood disorders, substance abuse, trauma, LGBTQ, mindfulness and yoga based interventions, and eating disorders.
Who do I work with: Adults and adolescents for individual therapy.
Phone number: 978-219-9380
Kristle Deforge Ullman, LMHC, MT-BC
Kristle Deforge Ullman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. She graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical & Counseling Psychology from Keene State College and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Music Therapy from Lesley University. She has 14 years of experience in the mental health field, most recently serving as the Assistant Clinical Director at a residential treatment center for eating disorders. She also has expertise in treating depression & other mood disorders, anxiety, body image issues, identity & self esteem issues, domestic violence, and life transitions.
Kristle truly believes every person deserves to find the happiest and best version of themselves. She approaches therapy with a humanistic style, offering a non-judgmental environment where clients can grow and heal. Kristle has a genuine interest in understanding a client’s personal values and goals, and encourages them to approach therapy with curiosity and vulnerability. She is passionate about clients feeling better about themselves, improving their relationships, and their overall outlook on life.
Accepting new clients starting 3/1/19.
Phone number: 978-594-6420
Meghan van Vliet, MSW, LICSW
Meghan van Vliet is a Licensed Independent Social Worker. She earned her Masters in Social Work in 1998 from the University of New Hampshire. Over her career, Meghan has worked with children, adolescents, teens, and adults in a variety of settings including outpatient, client’s homes and schools. Her main focus at this time is adults, however will see adolescents and teens as well.
Meghan specializes in helping clients manage anxiety, stress, parenting, depression, trauma and PTSD. Her therapy involves a variety of modalities including, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness as well as Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing, (EMDR), a highly effective trauma therapy that provides relief of affective distress, reformulation of negative beliefs and reduction of physiological arousal.
Meghan provides a safe, warm and supportive environment for her clients in which they can feel comfortable engaging in the process of therapy.
Areas of Specialty: Anxiety, stress, parenting, depression, trauma and PTSD, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness and Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing, (EMDR).
Who I work with: Adolescents and adults 18 and older for individual therapy.