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Is the Founding Owner, Executive Director. Jay has over 10 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, fulfilling roles from clinical staff to management, program development & program evaluation, as well as holding a role in the North Shore Latino Business Association’s Board of Directors and in the National Association for Social Worker’s (NASW) Board of Directors – MA chapter. Jay has nurtured her clinical practice with Spanish speaking populations and now practices independently in Massachusetts. She has conducted a number of train-the-trainer workshops with teachers, therapists and leaders, as well as created workshops around trauma perspectives in clinical care, as well as disabilities and access to services. As a clinician, she is committed to diversity, evidence based practice, and encouraging organizations to invest in their workforce to create healthy organizational cultures. Jay values integrity, critical thinking, and a bio-psycho-social view of integrated patient care. Jay has a strong background in clinical practice and psychological assessment, training and development, as well as strategic leadership and board governance.
Business Consulting for independently licensed clinicians, private practice start-ups, and non-profit organizations.
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Kelly Broderick, LICSW is an MSW graduate from Rhode Island College and earned her MS in Criminal Justice from Suffolk University in Boston. She has over ten years of experience in social work practice, with particular specialization in substance abuse treatment, personality disorders and forensic clinical work. She has worked in a multitude of clinical practice areas addressing adolescents, adults and families through inpatient psychiatric settings, residential programs, inpatient detox facilities, forensic settings and outpatient mental health clinics. Kelly places emphasis on the value of talk therapy and is passionate about helping others. Kelly currently runs individual and group therapy for the South Carolina forensic SO Treatment Program.
Elizabeth Hortie, LICSW is a MSW graduate of Simmons College with an Urban Leadership certificate and over 13 years of experience in clinical social work practice. She has worked in a multitude of clinical practice areas addressing adolescents, young adults and family needs through the settings of mobile crisis, in-home family therapy, outpatient therapy and school based contracting. Elizabeth values the process of talk therapy and the outcomes that occur in this process. Through her various roles, Elizabeth has collaborated with leaders to help develop systems and programs to benefit the needed populations. Most recently, she noted the need to address burn out among young adults working in a variety of settings including schools and academia. Elizabeth is currently a School Adjustment Counselor and provides mentoring to new counselors to her district.
As the Chief Marketing Officer at AEON, he is responsible for guiding the company’s growth through strategic marketing.
He has over 13 years of marketing experience in the private sector, fulfilling different roles directly related to the expansion and growth of the companies he serves.
He has a law degree from Universidad de Medellin in Colombia and a specialization degree in Business Law from the Universidad Externado de Colombia.
He is the Founder of Business Fitness Consulting LLC. BusinesFitness.us
Founder of Contratistas USA.
Previously, he also served as Director of Marketing and Communications For the Northshore Latino Business Association and Logistics Coordinator for Pangea Trade International, Inc.
I aim to work with individuals, couples and families whose goal is to develop identities that are more than the sum of their parts. In other words, I am invested in developing wise minded individuals and relationships that marry emotional and rational needs to better serve connection and contentment with self and others. I want to provide support to clients who are dedicated to the establishment and maintenance of growth through behavioral and emotional change. I am highly committed to the cultivation of self awareness in therapy and I focus on supporting clients with activating newfound insight into all aspects of their lives.
I have over 11 years of experience providing individual, couples and family therapy to clients of all ages in all levels of need. I am a family systems therapist at my core which means that I see you as a part of an interconnected network of relationships, past and present, that contribute to how you operate and what makes sense to you.
I am genuinely curious and invested in what you see as areas in need of growth in your life and am committed to developing strategies that enhance your ability to cope. My intention is to support the facilitation of meaningful processes about your life in ways that improve your ability to make decisions that are right for you.
I believe in the inherent resilience of communities, families, and children. As a social worker, I possess the knowledge, skills, and compassion to effectively empower others with tools to foster positive change in their lives. As a life-long advocate for social justice, I have served as a police officer, psychotherapist, and school counselor. My education, experiences, and research have given me the pleasure to be an advocate for the marginalized . . I am passionate about holistic services that collaboratively address issues of mental health and community partnerships.
Victoria North, LMHC
Victoria is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a Masters Degree from Antioch University New England. She uses client-centered therapy which means you drive the boat. She introduces tools from mindfulness, evidenced-based trauma informed care, bereavement therapy, management of chronic illness and pain, refraiming self destructive thoughts using Cognitive Beahvioral Therapy and psycho education around trauma and the body’s response to trauma.
She will be practicing within multiple states and has a passion for traveling.
Sees children, adults across the lifespan, couples and families.
Jackie Karas, LICSW is a BSW graduate of Plymouth State University and a MSW graduate of Simmons College. With 10 years of experience in the social work field, Jackie has worked in various settings including community mental health, child development, healthcare, and crisis intervention. Currently, she works at an inpatient psychiatric facility. Jackie is from the Boston area but is living in New Hampshire. Jackie has an eclectic therapeutic approach using a blend of best practice from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psycho-Education, Solution Focused Therapy and other evidenced based practices. She believes in working in partnership with clients and in utilizing their strengths in order to overcome stressors and achieve goals. She also recognizes how important it is to identify all aspects of an individual’s life that may impact their well-being including physical health, relationships/support systems, community and culture.
Nielle holds space for discussions around generational trauma, micro/macro aggressions, cultural and religious stigmas/taboos, unrealistic societal expectations, and more.
“Many of this world’s structures were not intended for all, so let’s talk about it and figure out how to thrive” – Nielle.
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