|Diane Vaccarello||Allison Doyle|
|Julia Gamache||Grace Zacaroli|
|Lisa Josephs||Melissa Fitzpatrick|
|Meghan Shea||Lauren Melia|
|Amy Pooler|| |
| Diane Vaccarello grew up in New England and attended the University of New Hampshire. She majored in Early Childhood Development and minored in Psychology. Diane graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Studies. Diane was then accepted into the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program at the University of New Hampshire where she earned a Master of Science degree in Family Studies: Marriage and Family Therapy in 1999. Diane practices therapy in the state of New Hampshire as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In addition, she is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. |
Diane has worked with families, couples and individuals in both home and office based settings. Areas of emphasis and expertise include behavioral therapy, parenting, pre-marital and couple's therapy, depression (including post-partum), anxiety, trauma, personal development and medical family therapy. Diane is an EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Level 2, Certified Therapist. In addition to direct clinical work, Diane also has experience providing supervision to interns and clinicians. As with her strong clinical skills and practice, Diane exercises strength based, solution focused methods as a supervisor as well.
|Diane Vaccarello |
| Allison Doyle grew up near Chicago, IL and attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies. Allison went on to graduate school at the University of New Hampshire where she earned a Master of Science degree in Family Studies: Marriage and Family Therapy in 1998. In 2009, Allison completed her RYT 200, Yoga Teacher Training. Allison uses the yoga philosophy and breathing principles to enhance her therapy work when appropriate. In 2011, Allison started training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) to better assist couples in distress. Additionally, Allison uses Family Systems Theory, Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Training and Communication skills in her work. Allison continues to practice as a NH Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is also a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. |
Allison has experience doing office-based as well as home-based therapy. Areas of emphasis and expertise include: Individual, couple and family therapy, adolescent counseling, parenting skills, fertility issues, life cycle changes, child behavioral therapy, ADHD, school-related concerns, personal development, depression, anxiety, focusing on strengths and solutions, as well as collaborating with community providers.
|Allison Doyle |
Grace Zacaroli received her B.A., in Political Science from Duke University and a Master's degree in Secondary Education from Boston University. After
working in the education and legal fields, she decided to pursue her passion for human growth and healing and entered the Master's program at Antioch New England Graduate School. She graduated from Antioch with a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, with a dual emphasis on Counseling Psychology. She
is Licensed in New Hampshire as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor.
|Grace Zacaroli |
Melissa Fitzpatrick grew up in
Her experience spans across the treatment of adolescents and adults. She has experience working with depression, trauma, behavioral issues, couples and families in both residential and clinical outpatient settings. Melissa has training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is currently an EMDR (Eye Movement and Desensitization and Reprocessing), level 2 certified therapist.
|Melissa Fitzpatrick |
Julia Gamache earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work with a focus on mental health and substance use disorders in adolescents and adults from Boston University. Julia is a Masters Level Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor in the State of NH. She is also a member in good standings of both the National Association of Social Workers and the NH Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.
Julia has worked with adults/adolescents in both community and office-based settings since 2004. Julia has extensive experience in working with co-occurring disorders, substance abuse issues, anger management, parenting concerns, ADHD, Anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, and behavioral concerns. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Enhancement Therapy and operates under the of Stages of Change and The Relational models. Julia is a certified provider of the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN) Assessment which is recognized as the assessment of choice by Federal and State Court Systems, Probation Departments, and both inpatient and outpatient treatment providers.
|Julia Gamache |
|Lisa Josephs grew up in New Hampshire and attended Springfield College, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services. Following graduation, Lisa attended Goddard College in Plainfield Vermont where she studied Psychology & Counseling. Lisa graduated from Goddard College with a Master of Arts Degree in Psychology & Counseling in 2007. Lisa also attended The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute in Worchester MA. She was certified in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy in 2008. Lisa practices therapy in the State of New Hampshire as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. |
Lisa has extensive experience working with children, adults and families. She believes in a collaborative process that promotes a caring, safe space where clients can feel comfortable to gain a deeper understanding of themselves and the conditions that are causing suffering. Through a client-centered, strengths-based approach, she helps clients identify what changes they want to make, and which strengths and skills they already have to make these changes. She practices a number of modalities which utilize evidence based practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Training and Behavioral Management Techniques in conjunction with complementary techniques such as Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.
|Lisa Josephs |
|Meghan Shea is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Masters Level Drug and Alcohol Use Counselor in New Hampshire. She is native to New Hampshire and earned her Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire. She continued her education at UNH where she entered the Advanced Standing Program and earned her Masters in Social Work. |
She has worked extensively with individuals and families, both in home-based and office settings, as well as an Intensive Outpatient Program providing substance use and trauma related services. Meghan has experience working with individuals struggling with substance use, adjustment issues, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, depression and co-occurring, substance and behavioral health disorders.
In her individual and family work, Meghan utilizes the strengths based perspectives, solution focused, motivational enhancement and cognitive behavioral therapeutic interventions. She is proficient with Stages of Change treatment, matching treatment interventions with where families and individuals are regarding their ability to make and support change. In addition, Meghan is certified to work with families using the Touch Points Practice and is a qualified suicide prevention trainer.
|Meghan Shea |
MSW, LICSW, MLADC
|Amy Pooler grew up in New Hampshire and attended Saint Michael’s College in Vermont where she double majored in Gender/Women’s Studies and Sociology. Amy graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Amy continued her education in the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program at Antioch University New England where she earned a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Amy practices therapy in the state of New Hampshire as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. In addition, she is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. |
Amy has worked with families, couples, individuals, and groups in home, office, hospital, and residential settings. Amy utilizes systemic, strength-based, solution-focused, and cognitive-behavioral approaches in her therapeutic work. Amy brings experience working with clients who have communication and conflict resolution issues, parenting challenges, adolescent behavior problems, life cycle changes, and adjustment issues, among other concerns. Amy has done extensive work helping clients strengthen their communication skills, parenting skills, behavior management techniques, de-escalation skills, and coping skills. Amy is currently pursuing training in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.
|Amanda "Amy" Pooler |
| Lauren Melia grew up in New England where she attended Champlain College in Burlington, VT. She graduated Cum Laude with her Associate in Science in Early Childhood Education. She went on to attend Lesley University, in Cambridge MA where she graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and earned a Minor in Human Development. Lauren later graduated Summa Cum Laude with her Master of Science degree in Elementary Education from Plymouth State University. |
Lauren has worked in both public and private settings and has held numerous positions. She has a passion for supporting people and an honest desire to help advocate for people. Lauren maintains the highest level of integrity, ethics and professionalism, including protecting and respecting client confidentiality.
|Lauren Melia, M.Ed. |