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DLH Consulting & Psychiatric Services provides supportive services (administrative assistance, office space, software, intake management, billing services, etc.). to a group of like minded sub contractors. Each contractor is an independent practitioner responsible for their own clinical management and the quality of care delivered. Their clinical practice is not subject to supervision or oversight by DLH Consulting & Psychiatric Services.

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Psychiatrist & Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

  • Ashton Houde, PMHNP

    Ashton is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who began her healthcare career in emergency medicine in 2007. After enjoying 10 years as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Department, Ashton identified the need for more compassionate psychiatric providers in our community. Ashton graduated with her BSN from UMASS Dartmouth in 2010 and her MSN with a specialization in psychiatry from Walden University in 2020. Ashton has begun Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) courses and plans to complete that degree in the coming years.  She has 2.5 years of experience working with the high acuity of inpatient populations, which afforded her the opportunity to gain experience in the field of managing psychiatric dysfunction through a myriad of diagnoses. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association. 

    Ashton places an emphasis on creating a safe space for patients to investigate the vulnerable parts of themselves and identify areas for growth and improvement. She specializes in mood disorders, anxiety disorders, thought disorders, trauma exposures, and personality disorders, among other diagnoses. She is an advocate for the LGBTQIA+ community and strives to advocate for equity amongst all marginalized populations seeking to receive mental health care.

    Ashton is the proud parent to two fur babies that may make an appearance during telehealth visits. But not to worry, they are fully adherent to all HIPAA rules and regulations. 

    Ashton's telehealth link

  • 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!

    Doreen's telehealth link

  • Ryan Perry, PMHNP

    **About Ryan Perry, PMHNP-BC**

    Ryan Perry is a compassionate and dedicated psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with a rich background in emergency medicine. With over two decades of experience as an Emergency Department RN, Ryan has honed his skills in caring for diverse patient populations, particularly those facing health disparities.

    Ryan's journey in healthcare began in 1999, serving at prestigious institutions such as Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and St. Luke's Hospital. Throughout his extensive career in emergency medicine, he has worked closely with vulnerable communities, fostering a deep understanding of their unique needs and challenges.

    In 2020, driven by his passion for mental health care, Ryan pursued advanced education and obtained his Master of Science in Nursing from Regis College. He is now certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, capable of providing comprehensive care across the lifespan.

    As a PMHNP, Ryan specializes in managing a wide range of psychiatric illnesses, spanning from childhood to geriatric populations. His areas of expertise include but are not limited to ADHD, substance abuse, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Ryan approaches mental health treatment with a functional and integrative mindset, placing emphasis on patient-centered care and humanistic medicine.

    Outside of his professional endeavors, Ryan finds joy in spending quality time with his wife of over 26 years and their four children. Their household is further enriched by the presence of three beloved English-Cream Retrievers, who often provide emotional support during in-person visits. Ryan's commitment to holistic healing extends beyond the clinic, reflecting his unwavering dedication to improving the well-being of individuals and communities alike.

    Ryan's telehealth link

  • Ana Richards, PMHNP

    Bio coming soon!

    Ana's telehealth link

  • Barbara Roderick, PMHNP
  • Lindsey Schoener, PMHNP

    Lindsey Schoener, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

    Lindsey is dual Board Certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Curry College, a Master of Science in Nursing and a Post-Master's from Regis College. She graduated her Master's with honors and joined Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society of Nursing. Lindsey started her nursing career in 2004 as an LPN and quickly continued to further her nursing education and career in a variety of diverse clinical settings in both Massachusetts and Hawaii. For the past seven years, Lindsey has worked in the Emergency Department treating acute, chronic, and traumatic medical and mental health illnesses. It was during her time in the Emergency Department that prompted Lindsey to pursue her Nurse Practitioner as she felt the innate desire to provide a higher level of quality care for her clients. 
    Lindsey strives to foster a collaborative and therapeutic relationship to help understand each client’s unique life experiences and help each individual establish and reach their own goals for mental wellbeing. She embraces working with clients of all ages with various psychiatric conditions and needs through education, therapy, and medication management. She also believes it is important to encompass a holistic approach of treating the mind, body, and spiritual dimensions to achieve the best possible level of wellness. 

    In her free time, Lindsey enjoys traveling, reading, playing the ukulele, and spending time with her family, furbabies, and friends. 

    Lindsey telehealth link

  • 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.

    Kerry's telehealth link

  • Jennifer Lafleur, FNP, Pre License PMHNP

    Jennifer Lafleur is a practicing FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) that is currently finishing her PMHNP (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)

    Jennifer's telehealth link

  • Crystal Cote-Campos, LMHC


    My name is Crystal and I am a Licensed Mental Health Clinician with over 23 years of experience in Addiction and Mental Health. I have been licensed since 2009, and have worked in many settings including Inpatient, Research, Hospital based and Outpatient Behavioral Health. I am trained and experienced in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and utilize other approaches including DBT with an emphasis on mindfulness practices and other anxiety reducing techniques.

    I am committed to meeting people 'where they are at'  and empowering them in their personal journey. I believe that with commitment , consistency and courage change IS possible.

    Crystal's telehealth link

  • 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

    Tom's telehealth link

  • Andrew Keith, LMHC

    Andrew is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works with adult clients. He received his master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in Military Veteran Psychology from William James College in 2016.  He has over 5 years of experience working in community mental health settings with a diverse range of clients. He specializes in treating anxiety, depression, mood problems, stress management, self-esteem issues, and social anxiety. Andrew primarily practices through a humanistic, person-centered approach while incorporating techniques from other psychotherapeutic modalities as needed.

    Andrew's telehealth link

  • Frederick Rocco, PhD

    Hello! I am a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.  I completed my doctoral education and training at Boston University and Boston Children’s Hospital.  I have worked in major hospital settings (North Shore Children’s) as well as community health centers (South End, Fenway and SSTAR), working with children and adults who experience mental health and substance use challenges.  I have directed treatment programs in behavioral medicine, chronic pain and anxiety disorders.  Currently I serve as the Assistant Chair of the Graduate Clinical Program at William James College.  I am also on the Board at Family Service Association in Fall River, MA. 

    Fred's telehealth link

  • 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

    Maria's telehealth link

  • Thalia Amaral
    Pre License LMHC

    Thalia earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at UMass
    Dartmouth and is a mental health counselor working towards licensure (LMHC).
    Thalia has two years of experience in the field through working in community
    mental health settings, where she has worked with adults ranging in age and
    mental health diagnoses. Thalia incorporates an eclectic therapeutic approach,
    drawing from several therapeutic approaches; such as Person-Centered therapy,
    Supportive Psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral therapy, and other modalities–as
    needed for the client’s specific needs.      

    Thalia's telehealth link

Office Staff

  • Marc Huffman
    Practice Manager

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  • Molley M
    Office Coordinator

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  • Sharnae G
    Office Coodinator

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  • Noel S
    Office Coordinator

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  • Marissa F
    Office Coordinator

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  • Leann N
    Intake Coordinator

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