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 caring for 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 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

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 and works well with adult clients who are suffering with anxiety, adjustment disorders, relationship issues and other life transitions issues. 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 603-924-2240, ext. 8309 or by email at jburns@mapsnh.org.

Bethann Clauss, LICSW, is the Executive 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

 

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

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.

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.

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

Johanna is a licensed clinical mental health counselor, LCMHC in Keene 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 multiple modalities that include attachment and strength-based therapy as well as solution-focused and cognitive behavioral therapy.  She also resonates with mindfulness and spiritual practices. 

Johanna respects a collaborative process of healing and enjoys helping individuals decrease anxiety and depression and increase confidence, self-worth and overall wellbeing by developing 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 her at jmacri@mapsnh.org 

 

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

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 Geropsychology. 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

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 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.

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

 

Angèle Romano, LICSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the Keene office at Maps. She specializes in working primarily with adults, including veterans and older adults (65+). She treats a wide variety of issues, including sexual orientation and gender identity issues (LGBTQIA+), body image/weight issues, spirituality, grief/loss, anxiety, depression, trauma, chronic illness, substance use problems, and relational issues – including those suffering from narcissistic and abusive relationships. Angèle practices using a client-centered and strengths-based approach, while utilizing the following evidenced-based practices: Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavior, Attachment Based, Culturally Sensitive, Trauma- Focused, Relational, Psychodynamic and Mindfulness-Based Therapy.

Angèle’s holistic approach is non-judgmental, empathetic and validating, offering genuine care and support in a safe environment. She believes in the power of hope and is supportive of each client’s individual beliefs and spiritual practices. She similarly believes in the healing that comes from creating healthy attachments toward becoming one’s authentic self and in recognizing each client’s inherent strengths toward personal empowerment and positive change. To contact Angèle please call 603-355-2244, ext. 8119 or email her at aromano@mapsnh.org.

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

 

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