Gary S. Barnes, Ph.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with nearly 30 years of practice. Dr. Barnes is the Executive Director of Maps, and has a clinical practice in Keene specializing primarily with seniors. Originally trained in humanistic and existential psychotherapy, Dr. Barnes has expanded his practice to include Cognitive Behavioral and control-mastery psychotherapy. Since joining Maps in 2006, Dr. Barnes has pursued a deeper understanding of the meaning of spirituality in both the lives of his clients and his own life, and continues to pursue an understanding of how spiritual practices help us find balance and healing in our lives. Dr. Barnes may be contacted at 603-355-2244, ext. 8104, or by email at gary.barnes@MAPSnh.org
Tina Borsa, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Keene who specializes in caring for children and their families, adolescents and adults. Ms. Borsa brings her experience with play therapy to working with children who are dealing with trauma, behavioral and emotional problems. Tina works with children on the Autism Spectrum as well as children and adolescents with behavioral, school and social problems. She is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) as well as mindfulness techniques and family systems theory. With adults her clients include those with depression, anxiety, relationship problems and trauma. Tina has a holistic approach focused on helping people find purpose and hope in their daily lives. Tina may be reached at 603-355-2244, ext. 8118, or by email at tborsa@MAPSnh.org
Jessica Braught, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Registered Dance/Movement Therapist in the Keene office. Jessica specializes in working with children and their families, adolescents, and adults. She uses a holistic approach that integrates the mind, body, and spirit through verbal and non-verbal approach. These treatment approached include cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and the remarkable healing power of breath, mindfulness, and movement. To contact Jessica please call 603-355-2244, ext. 8105 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jill Burns, LCMHC, MLADC, is dually licensed in NH as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor as well as a Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Jill specializes in treating co-occurring mental health and substance misuse disorders in adults of all ages in Peterborough. Jill also is experienced with anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, eating disorders, grief, trauma and life transitions. Her theoretical orientation is integrated, drawing upon various schools of thought including person-centered, solution focused, transpersonal, mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral and motivational interviewing strategies. Jill believes in working with clients from a holistic approach where the mind, body and spirit are all addressed for optimum overall health and happiness. Contact Jill at 603-924-2240, ext. 8309 or by email at email@example.com.
Debbie Cheshire, PsyD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of concerns including mood disorders, issues of self-harm, weight management, parenting issues, relationship distress, grief and loss, and spirituality. She utilizes cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal strategies, mindfulness, music, prayer, humor, and storytelling in her work. Dr. Cheshire has worn many different career hats including teacher, music therapist, and LifeForce yoga practitioner and integrates them with her training as a clinical psychologist to assist patients in achieving the mental health goals to which they aspire. Dr. Cheshire is able to conduct sessions in English and has a novice skill proficiency in sign language. Debbie can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bethann Clauss, LICSW, is the Clinical Director of Maps. She also is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a child and family therapist working in the Keene office. Bethann specializes in working with children and families who have experienced trauma and need to reestablish safety and a sense of security. She primarily uses an attachment focused therapy approach while also utilizes therapeutic interventions like TFCBT, CBT, behavioral modification and play therapy. Building on her own background as a person of faith, Bethann seeks to engage children, adolescents, adults and family systems in their own personal healing journey towards wholeness. To reach Bethann, call 603-355-2244, ext. 8307, or email at bclauss@MAPSnh.org
Monika Faber, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Keene who specializes in treating adolescents and adults suffering from anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and dissatisfaction with life. She uses a holistic approach to psychotherapy that incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, and Psychodynamic Therapy along with mindfulness and relaxation techniques. Monika is able to conduct therapy in English, Spanish and Catalan. Monika may be contacted at 603-355-2244, ext. 8102 or email at mfaber@MAPSnh.org
Julie Higgins, LICSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years clinical experience. Julie sees children, adolescents, adults and families in the MAPS office in Peterborough and Keene. Julie’s approach to therapy involves recognizing the inherent strength within each person and providing a supportive environment for growth and change. Julie uses evidenced-based practices to help clients cope with issues, and facilitates finding deeper meaning through connection with a spiritual source. You can contact Julie at MAPS by telephone at 603-924-2240, ext. 8311, by email at jhiggins@MAPSnh.org.
Leela Howard, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Leela works with adolescents, adults, seniors and couples. She works holistically with issues such as depression, anxiety, communication, trauma, grief, life transitions, and helps clients to feel supported and empowered. Leela also specializes in counseling health care providers with issues of boundaries, burnout, work stress and personal problems that impact on their professional effectiveness. Leela oversees the MAPS Help for the Helper program in Peterborough. Contact Leela at 603-924-2240, ext. 8304, or email at lhoward@MAPSnh.org
Louise Howlett, M.Div., LMFT, is a licensed couple and family therapist. Louise works to support couples, families, and individuals with life transitions, communication, spirituality, and sexuality, as well as multicultural, gender and sexual identity issues. Louise’s work is guided by the belief that everyone needs and wants to give and receive love.
Louise works collaboratively with couples, families and individuals of all ages, helping them clarify and achieve their relational goals. She utilizes an attachment-based, contextual model. Louise has training in Emotion-Focused Therapy for couples and is a certified Prepare-Enrich marriage counselor. To contact Louise, email email@example.com or call to leave a message at 603-355-2244 ext. 8103.
Stephanie Kimber, LCMHC, is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Keene, and skilled in working with both adults, adolescents and children experiencing a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, relationship problems, and parenting concerns. Stephanie also works with couples with marital difficulties and families coping with loss and trauma. Stephanie offers the After the Divorce program in Keene.She may be reached at 603-355-2244, ext. 8264 or email at skimber@MAPSnh.org
Larry McFarland, M.Ed., LCMHC, works principally with adults, youth, and families. Larry has specialized training and experience in depression and anxiety (including bereavement), the treatment of aggression, the management of serious mental illnesses, marriage and family therapy, and helping individuals and families cope successfully with substance abuse or other compulsive behaviors. In addition, he works with families whose children show signs of ADHD or Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Larry’s therapeutic philosophy focuses on helping clients to free themselves from the problems that stand in the way of individual achievement and interpersonal love and connection. He is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and works in our Keene office. To reach Larry call 603-355-2244, ext. 8117 or email at larry.mcfarland@MAPSnh.org
Gina Pasquale, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works with children, adolescents, adults, and families in Keene. Gina specializes in Infant and Child Mental Health and Autism Spectrum Disorders. In her clinical work, Gina offers several approaches to help troubled children including play and sand-tray therapy. Gina also provides psychological testing to address a broad array of psychoeducational, cognitive and diagnostic questions. To contact Gina please call 603-355-2244, ext. 8315, or email at gpasquale@MAPSnh.org
Vincent Pignatiello, Psy.D. is a Licensed Psychologist who works in the Peterborough office. He offers a variety of services for adults and seniors, including individual and group psychotherapy, couples therapy and psychodiagnostic testing. Dr. Pignatiello completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the William Alanson White Institute for Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and Psychology in New York City, where he trained to conduct psychoanalytically informed psychotherapy. There, he also received specialized training in eating disorders, compulsions, and addictions. Dr. Pignatiello works relationally and interpersonally to help people with grief and loss, trauma, depression, substance misuse, and eating disorders as well as existential, cultural, and spiritual concerns. To reach Dr. Pignatiello, please call 603-355-2244, Ext. 8107 or email him at vpignatiello@MAPSnh.org.
Amy Reynelli, LCMHC, MLADC, is dually licensed in NH as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor as well as a Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Amy specializes in treating co-occurring mental health and substance misuse disorders in both adolescents and adults in Keene. Amy also is experienced with anxiety and mood disorders, trauma recovery, gender and sexuality issues, impulse and adjustment disorders and food addictions. Her theoretical orientation is integrated, drawing upon various schools of thought including psychodynamic, mindfulness-based cognitive behavioral and motivational interviewing strategies. Amy works mindfully and compassionately with people to help them let go of unhelpful and destructive ways of being and to move forward with a more balanced lifestyle that fosters long-term happiness and stability. Amy oversees the MAPS Substance Abuse Service. Contact Amy at 603-355-2244, ext. 8106 or email at areynelli@MAPSnh.org
Susanne Riemer, MSW, LICSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with children, adolescents, and their families, including military families, both retired and active duty, in our Peterborough office. Clients who work with Susanne have a variety of problems, including depression, anxiety, family conflict, school or work problems, and trauma history (including PTSD), to name a few. Susanne sees clients individually, or together with their families, as well as couples. Contact Susanne at 603-924-2240, ext. 8306 or email at sriemer@MAPSnh.org
Romy Valdez, Jr., Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist, energy/vibrational medicine practitioner and certified yoga instructor. His doctorate in psychology is from Michigan State University and he completed intensive clinical training at the Department of Psychiatry at both Dartmouth and Harvard Medical Schools. His extensive 33 years as a practicing psychologist has included working with children, adolescents and adults with varying emotional difficulties across all socioeconomic strata. Romy’s passion and expertise is in helping people facilitate change in their lives by exploring their whole being (body, mind and spirit). His specialty in holistic and integrative therapy (which includes meditation, yoga and sound therapy) comes from years of additional training and a daily spiritual practice. Romy works with individuals, couples and families as well as providing group therapy. Contact Romy at 603-924-2240, ext. 8110 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.