Annie Botelho PMHNP
Anne-Margaret (Annie) Botelho, PMH-NP
I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who provides a full range of psychiatric services including psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, medication review and management, and supportive psychotherapy. Services are available for children, adolescents and adults.
I encourage the active collaboration and shared decision-making between patients, families and outside providers to customize a comprehensive patient-centered care plan that's aligned to your goals. Your personal and family values are always respected and valued in regard to your treatment and are the driving force behind your care. I promote health and wellness through a holistic nursing approach that aids in preventing the progression of disease through patient education. I utilize psychotherapy modalities that are rooted in principles of authenticity and acceptance.
I look forward to meeting you!
Katie Brown, PMHNP
Katie is a board certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) who graduated from Regis College with a Master of Science in Nursing. She began her nursing career in 2007 and has experience in psychiatry, substance abuse, and addiction treatment along with medical-surgical nursing and end-of-life care.
Katie’s clinical practice includes comprehensive assessments, evaluations, medication management, and supportive psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. In her sessions, Katie provides a supportive, nonjudgmental environment with a holistic approach to treatment. Treatment plans are made in collaboration with the client and focuses on overall wellness and symptom management. She believes in compassionate, patient-centered care while encouraging her clients to become aware of their inner strength and emotional resilience. Katie guides her clients to meet their goals by utilizing evidence-based psychiatric treatment in conjunction with complementary and alternative medicine.
Lisa M. DeJesus, PMHNP
Lisa DeJesus is a Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has been a Registered Nurse since 2011, working in several areas of practice, including: substance use treatment, mental health, and palliative care. Lisa graduated from the University of Massachusetts in 2018 with a Master of Science in Adult Health Nurse Management and completed a Post-Master's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification from Regis College in 2020. Lisa is empathetic, compassionate, and understanding to the diverse needs of individuals and families with mental and behavioral health conditions. Lisa believes mental health is integral to cultivating optimal holistic health and wellness. Tailoring care plans based on individual patient needs, Lisa is dedicated to administering quality mental health care, with a patient-centered focus on improving social, emotional, and physical well-being.
Doreen Huffman, LMHC, PMHNP
I am duly licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Psychotherapist (LMHC). I began my career in counseling psychology and, as such, have a strong foundation in a variety of therapeutic techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) which I continue to employ in my current role as a Psychopharmacologist. I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing medication management in combination with supportive therapy. In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients individual needs to help attain the personal growth they are striving for. I help clients realize their potential and offer a place of safety free from judgement to complete their journey of healing.
I work with children, adolescents and adults ages 5+. Although I do treat individuals in the older adult population, I do not specialize in geriatric psychiatry and may refer to a specialist if indicated.
I have additional training and specialization in Trauma Recovery and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
I employ a humanistic approach incorporating traditional medicines and complementary supplements based on the holistic assessment and needs of each individual client. No two clients are exactly alike, therefore no two treatment plans are exactly alike, but all are developed with evidenced based practice.
I look forward to meeting you!
Jacqueline Lebel, M.D.
Dr. Lebel is a board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. She completed her medical training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 1997, and her Residency in General Psychiatry and Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Brown University in 2002, during which time she worked at Bradley Hospital and served as Chief Resident in the Child and Adolescent Training Program. Upon completion of her training, Dr. Lebel has been in practice in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, working both in private practice and in community mental health and residential treatment settings. She has expertise in the practice of Adult and Child Psychiatry, is board certified in both specialties, and has interests in the areas of mood and anxiety disorders, autism, developmental disabilities, psychotherapy and mindfulness. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Ana Richards, PMHNP
Bio coming soon!
Kerry Taveira, PMHNP
Kerry P. Taveira is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Adult Nurse Pracitioner (focusing on internal medicine). Kerry graduated from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions in Boston, MA in 2004. Since then she has worked in several capacities, including: medical hospitalist in the behavioral units at Carney and Norwood Hospital, psychiatric consultant in skilled nursing facilities in the Boston area, and most recently working per-diem at South Coast Behavioral Health. Her interest in psychiatry was sparked when she started working in the research department at Corrigan Mental Health Center in Fall River in 1999. Kerry believes in the holistic approach to patient care using both conventional and complementary therapies in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. Personalized treatments are developed to suit each person's lifestyle and strengthen self-awareness and resources for self-care.
Thomas Haitsma, LMHC
Tom is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who earned his Master's degree in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts in Dartmouth. He has other Master's degrees in Religious Studies from Indiana University, and Logo-therapy (Journaling and Poetry Therapy) from Vermont College. He has interned at in-patient facilities and a local pain management center, as well as working at various local community mental health providers.
He believes in therapy as a powerful means of supporting change. Looking for ways of empowering the individual by giving them the tools and insights they need to achieve their goals in a caring, supportive and non-judgmental way.
Tom's therapeutic approach is CBT based but he also has knowledge of DBT and existential therapies. He has worked with many individuals on their anxiety and depression as well as those with bi-polar and also with schizophrenic clients who attended a local Clozaril clinic.
He first became interested in the field thru wanting to know how support a family member who was struggling with mental health challenges. He co-founded, and then ran for a decade a local DBSA (depression-bi-polar support alliance) support group.
Tom tries to bring the spiritual insights he has gained from many years of meditation practice to bear in helping individuals learn mindfulness and use other MBCT (Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy) tools as a part of a holistic approach to mental health and well-being
Rebecca Lewin, LMHC
Rebecca received her Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology in 2018 from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. She also became a Certified Lactation Counselor through the Academy of Lactation Policy and Practice in 2019. She has dedicated the last 8 years to various mental health settings including: day habilitation programs, residential programs, coordinating services for university students with disabilities, and substance abuse and outpatient mental health services. Using an eclectic approach to fit client needs, Rebecca has worked with children, elderly, parents and families, couples, and individuals to reach their goals for happier healthier lives.
Maria Viveiros, LMHC
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). I obtained my Masters at Bridgewater University and have 15 years of experience with working extensively with individuals struggling with substance abuse and mental health. I enjoy working with a variety of people, ranging from those who are looking for support in managing their complex lives, to substance abuse and mental health and those who have endured significant trauma.
In therapy the process is collaborative, so I work closely with my clients continuously with a plan that best suits their needs. The methodology that I use in therapy is Dialectical Behavior Therapy/Cognitive Behavior Therapy, various mix of modalities and interventions. I also provide my clients with tools and I give homework assignments in between sessions. Clients find me to be warm, compassionate and caring.
I am a Certified Alcohol Drug Counseling (CADC II). I attended Simmons School of Social Work, and received the post graduate clinical certificate program in The Relational and Multi-Contextual Treatment of Trauma. I am also trained in Forensic Interviewing of Children, through National Children Advocacy Center