Our Team

Psychotherapists

Randi Taylor
Randi Taylor
Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, HSP

Dr. Randi Taylor completed her doctorate in Counseling Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English from Rutgers University.
She sees primarily adults, and has specialties in couples counseling, mood disorders, and trauma processing work. She integrates strategies and techniques from several types of psychotherapy models, including Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Her treatment approach is both humanistic and collaborative.

Christina Feng
Christina Feng
LMHC

Christina Feng, LMHC received her BA in psychology from Boston University and a dual MA in mental health counseling and marriage & family therapy from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She has worked in various settings, including crisis pregnancy centers, public schools, in-home therapy, and outpatient clinics. She has extensive experience counseling culturally diverse populations, and has collaborated with several divisions of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Christina embraces a directive style, and seeks to establish strong therapeutic relationships to empower clients to be active agents in their journeys towards healing, growth, and change. Christina integrates cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, and narrative techniques, and further utilizes dialectical behavioral therapy in her clinical approach. Among her interests are mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, and faith in counseling.

Warren Ivey
Warren Ivey
LMHC, CAGS

Warren Ivey LMHC, CAGS has a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Marriage and Family Therapy from UMass Boston. He earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County, and a Masters of Science degree in Counseling Psychology, from the University of Baltimore. Warren has five years of comprehensive experience at Sheppard Pratt Hospital, Maryland. He worked seven years in a multicultural population in Roxbury, MA. He worked three years part-time with the Lexington Crisis Team out of the Edinburg Center, and three years in a private practice in Chelmsford. He currently is a clinical supervisor/clinician at an agency in Jamaica Plain, MA, with an additional role as the supervisor of its father support program. He enjoys collaborating with a number of fatherhood/family support agencies, most notably, a Boston DCF office’s Father Engagement Leadership Team as a Community Provider.

Warren is a collaborative family therapist who, from a narrative family systems approach, supports and encourages cognitive behavioral strategies and practices for the family unit. “Children Learn What They Live” is a guiding motto.

Nathaniel Voss
Nathaniel Voss
LMHC

Nathaniel Voss, LMHC holds a Masters in counseling psychology from Lesley University and a Bachelors in sociology from the University of Michigan. His professional background in school and social service settings spans nearlytwo-decades, during which time he has worked with children, adolescents and adults struggling with a range of issues including trauma exposure, addictions, impulse control difficulties, situational stress, relationship concerns, and life transitions.

Nathaniel takes a collaborative, practical, present-moment approach to counseling, striving to fully include clients in the direction and monitoring of their growth. Using relational talk therapy along with movement-, art- and drama-based experiential therapies, he seeks to provide an outlet for clients to develop greater self-awareness, mastery of real-world skills, and increased sense of purpose, authenticity and self-authorship over their lives and in relationship with others.

Nathaniel has a special interest in positive and performance psychology, with a particular focus on the therapeutic benefits of competitive sport and community-based activities.

Johanna Shriver-Halligan
Johanna Shriver-Halligan
MT-BC, LMHC

Johanna Shriver-Halligan, LMHC holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in music therapy from Lesley University. Clinical experience includes work in community centers, high schools, inpatient psychiatric care, and outpatient care. She has worked with clients presenting across the lifespan, and with a wide variety of diagnoses.

Johanna is a Board Certified music therapist, and has extensive experience in using music as a healing agent for clients. She has conducted extensive research on the use of music as a tool in healthy emotion regulation. Johanna combines music and expressive therapies with cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavioral therapy in order to truly meet clients where they are in their process. She encourages her clients to take an active role in the treatment process, and has clinical interests in anxiety and depression disorders, grief and loss, trauma, and mental health issues that arise in women’s health. She currently works with clients of all ages, along with families and couples.

Cristin Fitzpatrick
Cristin Fitzpatrick
LMHC

Cristin Fitzpatrick earned her BS in Premedical from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an MA in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from BU School of Medicine. She has worked in various settings, including overseeing a DMH funded group home for adults, providing In Home therapy to children and families in the inner city of Boston, and overseeing a STARR (Stabilization, Assessment, and Rapid Reintegration) program for adolescent boys and girls referred by DCF. Cristin has provided solely outpatient therapy for several years now.

Cristin works with clients from an existential approach, which involves finding meaning in life to promote recovery. Cristin utilizes CBT and DBT to empower clients to take an active role in their recovery and is a very genuine and transparent clinician. This style is used in conjunction with narrative, psychodynamic, and behavioral techniques. Cristin has had lot of experiences that lend themselves well to serving all types of people: adults, children, adolescents, and families. Cristin also specializes in Behavioral Medicine, for those that need to make lifestyle changes as a result of health issues such as substance use, heart disease, or diabetes. In addition, Cristin provides trauma informed therapy called Trauma Focused CBT to help children who have behavioral issues and/or trauma histories, providing information to family members and parent coaching.  Cristin takes social spiritual, and cultural factors into account and uses a holistic approach.

Betsy Katz
Betsy Katz
M.A.

Betsy Wilk Katz studied at Lesley University and earned her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Dance Movement therapy. Currently she is a practicing clinician at The New England Center for Healthy Minds applying expressive arts frameworks. Betsy’s integrative therapeutic approach is person-centered, client led and includes fundamentals of Dance Movement Therapy and Sensory Integration.

Her personal accomplishments include raising her two children and starting a non-profit that serves children through community based integrative movement interventions. Betsy has provided therapeutic explorations with children in Peru, Brazil and the Cayman Islands. She practices with a range of ages across the spectrum of mental health concerns with a focus on communication and movement disorders.

Jill Cooley
Jill Cooley
M.S.

Jill holds a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Her experience is varied and includes inpatient work as well as home-based services.
At NECHM, Jill works with preteens, teens, and adults on a range of issues, including trauma, depression, anxiety, and OCD. Her therapeutic approach considers each individual in the systemic context of their lives. She draws from several approaches, including dialectical behavior therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and existential therapy, depending on what works best for each individual. Ultimately, she strives to develop a trusting, collaborative relationship so her clients can learn to foster their own strengths and empower themselves to lead meaningful and satisfying lives.

Janis Raguin
Janis Raguin
M.A.

Janis Raguin holds a M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Holistic Specialization from Lesley University, a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a B.S. in Hotel Administration from Cornell University. She has worked for several years in schools and more recently in community counseling programs providing both individual and family therapy.

Janis strives to create a space where clients feel emotionally safe, understood, and unconditionally accepted. Her special interest is helping individuals find personal growth while empowering them to overcome difficulties. She uses a strengths-based perspective while drawing from several clinical approaches depending on presenting issues, mental health diagnoses, and each individual’s needs and preferences. In addition to traditional therapeutic approaches, Janis utilizes play and expressive therapies when working with children and families. She currently works with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Anjali Lappin
Anjali Lappin
M.A.

Anjali Lappin graduated with BA in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Child Studiesfrom Lesley University in Cambridge MA, and holds a Master’s Degree from Cambridge College with a dual degree in School Adjustment Counseling and Mental Health Counseling. She has always had a strong passion working with children and is pleased to continue her work with children, adolescents and adults here at NECHM. Anjali utilizes a variety of approaches, with a particular emphasis on reflective listening and attunement.

Briana Reid
Briana Reid
M.A., Psychology Intern

Briana Reid is a doctoral student at William James College concentrating in Clinical Health Psychology. She earned her MA in Professional Psychology enroute to her anticipated Psy.D. She has worked in various settings, including partial hospital programs, college counseling centers, and structured outpatient addiction programs with clients of all age groups and their families.

Briana works with clients as young as 6 years old, adolescents, and adults with a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, trauma, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), specific phobias, and interpersonal issues. Her approach is relational, person-centered, and strengths-based.

Susan Lynch
Susan Lynch
M.A.T., Counseling Intern

Susan Lynch is a counseling intern who is working on her M.A. in Counseling Psychology with a Holistic Specialization from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She also holds an M.A.T. from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD and a B.A. in English Literature from Wheaton College, Norton, MA .

Susan welcomes the chance to work with adolescents and adults, people who are struggling with life’s transitions, and those who are dealing with chronic illness and treatment. She takes a person-centered, relational approach and is currently exploring different types of therapies including CBT, DBT, mindfulness-based therapies and self-compassion therapy.

David Resnick
David Resnick
M.A.

David Resnick holds a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University and a Bachelors in Psychology from Clark University with a concentration in American Sign Language. David has worked as an Assistant Teacher in multiple programs, as a Client Assistant and Donations Assistant at a non-profit in Acton that accepts donations and provides furniture, cutlery, and other necessities to those in need, and as Senior Instructor at a Tae Kwon Do Studio. David’s clinical internships were at New England Center for Healthy Minds and at a 766 school serving children ages 3 – 12 years with emotional and neurological difficulties that interfere with their learning and prevent them from attending regular school programs.

David is primarily interested in counseling children and families. He utilizes play therapy, drawing and roleplay to practice social interactions and perspective taking. He also provides psychoeducational help to clients and families.He has a person-centered  Rogerian/Jungian approach to therapy. He has experience with behavioral issues, learning differences, and focuses on working with clients to develop psychological tools and improve understanding of self.

Cara Weber
Cara Weber
M.A.

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