Navigating Life's Challenges

Maps Clinicians

 

Tina Borsa, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Keene and Maps Training Director. As a clinician, she specializes in working with children and their families, adolescents, and adults. Tina brings her experience with play therapy to working with children who are dealing with trauma, behavioral and emotional problems. She works with children and adolescents with behavioral, school, and social problems. Tina 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, and trauma. Tina has a holistic approach with a focus on creative expression such as Soul Collage to help people find purpose and hope in their daily lives. As training director, Tina brings her passion for networking and connecting with the community. She truly enjoys helping student interns and pre-licensure clinicians navigate their way in the clinical world and form their professional identity. She believes the training program at Maps has a critical role in being both a resource to our community and providing education. Tina may be reached at 603-355-2244, ext. 8118, or by email at tborsa@mapsnh.org

Tina’s availability: intermittent availability & carries a waitlist for possible EMDR clients only.

Jill Burns is the Associate Executive Director of Maps and works mainly out of the Peterborough office.  She is licensed in NH as an LCMHC & a MLADC.  Jill really enjoys working with adults who are suffering with anxiety, adjustment disorders, relationship issues and other life transitions issues. Jill meets with her clients and all they may bring with them in a non-judgmental and accepting atmosphere.  Her theoretical orientation is integrated, drawing upon various schools of thought including 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.  As the Associate Executive Director, Jill brings years of experience in leadership with the desire to assist others in their professional growth as well as her own professional growth through the shared experience.  Jill enjoys problem solving and working as a team to create the best working environment that will give each clinician the ability to give their clients the best care possible.  Contact Jill at 603-924-0961 or by email at jburns@mapsnh.org.

Jill’s availability:  Intermittent availability and carries a waitlist.  Please email if interested in connecting.

Bethann Clauss, LICSW, is the Executive Director and a child and family clinician working in the Keene office.   Bethann is a relational therapist committed to attending to the whole person to support growth, healing, connection and safety.  Her areas of specialty include spiritually integrated psychotherapy, attachment focused family therapy and addressing the impact of childhood trauma.  She believes that when pain and suffering cannot be prevented, the experience can be held and integrated in a way that promotes connection, health, and security.   Bethann believes that every person is uniquely valuable, worthy of love and connection.  Therapy can be a healing space to navigate the difficult layers of life, whether it be from individual trauma or the impact of systemic oppression and marginalization.

Bethann received her MSW from Boston University in 2001.  She has been a member of the Maps team since 2013, serving as the Clinical Director for four years before transitioning into the Executive Director role in November of 2020.

To reach Bethann, call 603-355-2244, ext. 8307, or email at bclauss@mapsnh.org

Bethann’s availability: Not taking new clients at this time.

 

Monika Faber, MS, CAGS, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Keene (currently providing Zoom sessions) who specializes in treating adults suffering from anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and substance misuse. She uses a compassionate and holistic approach to psychotherapy that incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Hypnotherapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy along with mindfulness and relaxation techniques. She is also beginning to incorporate EMDR to her treatment modalities.

Monika will tailor the treatment to your specific needs and will help you navigate any challenges you are facing, while providing a safe space to integrate them in a healing way. She will help you identify your strengths and utilize them to achieve your therapy goals. Monika is able to provide therapy in English, Spanish or Catalan. Monika may be contacted at 603-355-2244, ext. 8102 or email at mfaber@mapsnh.org.

Monika’s availability: intermittent availability & carries a waitlist.

 

Cecilia Goldfuss, MA, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (NH). Cecilia has been a practicing psychotherapist and counselor for 18 years, working with adults and adolescents experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, OCD, life-span transitions, and substance misuse. Among others, Cecilia utilizes CBT, MI, Brief, and Solution-Focused interventions, and she employs an integrated approach to health and wellness for mind, body, and spirit. Her approach to therapy is primarily focused on identifying and maximizing clients’ strengths and abilities, in collaboration with them, to help them reach their life and treatment goals and reinforce their personal foundations. Clients can expect a thorough and clinically appropriate evaluation at their first visit, which includes identifying clients’ personal therapy goals, and offers a warm, compassionate, informed, and accommodating therapy experience. To contact Cecilia please call 603-355-2244 ext. 8304 or email her at cgoldfuss@mapsnh.org

Cecilia’s availability: intermittent availability.

Julie Higgins, LICSW is a licensed social worker with over 20 years of experience in the field of mental health and wellness. Julie sees adolescents and adults in the Maps office in Peterborough as well as through telehealth. Julie’s approach to therapy involves recognizing the inherent strength within each person and providing a supportive environment for growth and change. Julie is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and utilizes other evidence-based practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She often incorporates utilizing mindfulness and explores and encourages spirituality. She sees clients with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, and life transitions.  You can contact Julie at MAPS by telephone at 603-924-2240, ext. 8311, or by email at jhiggins@mapsnh.org.

Julie’s availability: intermittent availability & carries a waitlist.

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 lhowlett@mapsnh.org or call to leave a message at 603-355-2244 ext. 8103.

Louise’s availability: Not taking new clients at this time & carries a waitlist.

Johanna is a licensed clinical mental health counselor, LCMHC in Keene, NH who specializes in and values a holistic approach to therapy.  She provides individual, couples, and family therapy for adolescents and adults.  With gentle guidance, Johanna supports individuals on their journey of self-discovery and acceptance in a safe and nurturing space.    

Johanna strives to be creative and flexible working from a person-centered philosophy and utilizing modalities such as cognitive behavioral therapy, attachment theories, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused therapy.  She is also open and willing to incorporate mindfulness and spiritual practices when desired and appropriate.    

Johanna enjoys helping individuals decrease anxiety and depression and increase confidence, self-worth and overall wellbeing.  Working collaboratively, she supports the development of stronger self-efficacy and coping strategies to help manage difficulties related to daily functioning and trauma.  By cultivating awareness, Johanna assists her client’s personal growth and discoveries so they may better understand themselves and others. 

To contact Johanna, please leave a voicemail at (603)355-2244 x8303 or email at jmacri@mapsnh.org 

Johanna’s availability: intermittent availability.

 

Lucinda (CL) Nightingale, LMFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, trained in several trauma treatment modalities, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT). CL works with all age groups, including children 0-6, using Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). With over 20 years in practice, CL learned early to trust positive regard as the key to change, whether for seniors or infants. To contact CL, please call (603)355-2244, ext. 8107 or email at lnightingale@mapsnh.org

Lucinda’s availability:  Intermittent availability

Gina Pasquale, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works with individuals across the lifespan. Working from the Keene office, Gina specializes in Infant and Child Mental Health, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Gero-psychology. Gina works in a variety of therapeutic modalities and is also available for psychological testing and consultation. To contact Gina please call 603-355-2244, ext. 8315, or email at gpasquale@mapsnh.org

Gina’s availability: Not taking new psychotherapy clients at this time.  Carries a waitlist for psychological testing ONLY.

Jessica Pierce, LCMHC is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Keene.  Jessica works with children and their families, adolescents and adults, and specializes in trauma-focused work. Jessica has experience in treating depression, anxiety, grief, behavioral issues and parenting concerns.  She utilizes several therapeutic modalities including TF-CBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, MATCH, and play therapy, while using person-centered therapy as a basis to her approach to treatment.  Jessica has experience working with LGBTQA individuals, and is part of the diversity, equity, and inclusion committee at Maps.  Jessica believes integrating spirituality and mindfulness techniques with evidence-based practices to support individuals and families on a path towards healing, wellness, and finding deeper meaning in one’s individual journey. Jessica can be contacted at 603-355-2244, ext.8133 or email jpierce@mapsnh.org

Jessica’s availability: Not accepting new clients at this time.

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

Susanne’s availability:  intermittent availability.

 

Angèle Romano, LICSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Keene office at Maps. She specializes in working with adults of all ages. She treats a wide variety of problems and concerns related to sexual orientation and gender identity (LGBTQIA+), spirituality, grief/loss, narcissistic/abusive relationships, anxiety, depression, and chronic illness. Angèle is an advocate at heart, using a client-centered and strengths-based approach. She incorporates a variety of theoretical orientations, including Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, Solution-Focused and Attachment-Based therapy.

Angèle’s holistic approach is collaborative and validating, offering genuine care and support in a safe environment. She recognizes the importance of a person becoming their authentic self and understands the power of hope as transformative and healing in one’s journey. Angèle is supportive of each client’s culture, customs, individual beliefs and spiritual practices. She also is passionate about human rights, equality, diversity, and celebrating one another’s differences.  To contact Angèle, email aromano@mapsnh.org or call to leave a message 603-355-2244, ext. 8119.

Angele’s availability: Currently has openings, limited availability.

John Sannicandro, LCMHC, is a licensed mental health counselor in Keene who works with adolescents and adults with a variety of issues such as substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, relational issues, trauma, men’s issues, and life transitions. With more than 25 years of experience, John uses an eclectic, client-driven approach in his work. John enjoys working with his clients to develop a plan of action that may include cognitive and behavioral strategies, lifestyle changes, mind body strategies, and wellness. John’s experience makes him especially qualified to help clients with substance use disorders develop effective action plans to achieve and sustain recovery. John can be contacted at jsannicandro@mapsnh.org or at 603-355-2244 ext. 8106

John’s availability: Intermittent availability. Please email if interested in connecting.

 

Megan Smith, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the Keene office and works with children, adolescents, and adults. Recognizing each person’s individual needs and culture, Megan uses a non-judgmental and collaborative approach to empower individuals and families to identify and pursue the lives they want for themselves. She supports clients to build on strengths and develop healthy coping skills while reducing symptoms. Sessions may be individual or with families/support people as appropriate. Megan uses an integrative approach drawing predominately from cognitive-behavioral and attachment theories, and specializes in working with mood disorders, anxiety, behavioral concerns, trauma, and family work with children and adolescents. To contact Megan, please leave a voicemail at (603)355-2244 x8104 or email her at msmith@mapsnh.org 

Megan’s availability: Not taking new clients at this time.