Counseling Staff and Clinicians-in-Training

Deborah Edelman-Blank, Psy.D., Director

  • Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
  • License: Licensed Psychologist, Massachusetts (#10766)
  • Education: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Clinical Psychology, Indiana University of Pennsylvania; B.A., Women's Studies & Political Science, Vassar College
  • Clinical Interests: Clinical Training and Supervision, Administration, Technology, Feminist Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Positive Psychology, Multicultural Competence, and Humor in Therapy
  • Personal Tidbit: I love action movies, especially those with impressive amounts of explosions, car chases, martial arts, and special effects.

Patrick Hagan, LICSW, Assistant Director

  • Pronouns: He, Him, His
  • License: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Massachusetts (#120535)
  • Education: M.S.W. Smith College School for Social Work; B.A. Psychology, Providence College, Psychology
  • Clinical Interests: Clinical and Administrative Practice, Identity Development, Relational Therapy, Cognitive Therapy, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Therapy and in the Community, Outreach and Community-based intervention
  • Personal Tidbit: I like to make things in my spare time, everything from crafting to construction, that is my go to self-care.

David Kells, LICSW, Assistant Director, Student Athlete Counseling Services

  • Pronouns: He, Him, His
  • License: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Massachusetts (#117436)
  • Education: M.S.W, Social Work, Smith School for Social Work; MAT, History, University of Vermont; B.A., Political Science, Saint Michael’s College
  • Clinical Interests: Supporting Student Athletes, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Personal Tidbit: I love pressure washing, staining and painting projects in my spare time as well as golfing, skiing, and hiking.

Gayatri Khosla, LMHC, Counseling Clinician, Diversity & Inclusion Coordinator

  • Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
  • License: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Massachusetts (#12224)
  • Education: M.A., Mental Health Counseling, Boston College; B.A., Psychology & Gender and Women's Studies, Clark University
  • Clinical Interests: Feminist Therapy, Multicultural Competent Counseling, Underserved/ Marginalized Populations, Cognitive Therapy, Trauma, LGBTQIA+ Support, Intersectional Identity Development, Social Justice Issues and Relationship Dynamics
  • Personal Tidbit: I love tending to my house plants and herb garden, trying new recipes and watching crime shows.

Elyse Lemaire, Ph.D., Training Director

  • Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
  • License: Licensed Psychologist, Massachusetts (#3690)
  • Education: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Florida; M.A., Clinical Psychology, University of Florida; B.A. Psychology & Religion, University of Virginia
  • Clinical Interests: Training and Supervision, Medical and Pain Issues, Eating Issues, Grief, Anxiety Disorders
  • Personal Tidbit: I enjoy traveling the world and learning new languages.

Megan Mayers, B.A., Pre-Doctoral Psychology Trainee

  • Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
  • Education: Psy.D. Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Antioch University New England; B.A., Psychology, Southern New Hampshire University
  • Clinical Interests: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Relationship Dynamics, Positive Psychology
  • Personal Tidbit: I love to cook and spend time with my Chocolate Lab, Cooper!

Catherine Moore, MSN, PMHNP, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

  • Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
  • License: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Massachusetts (#RN2317087)
  • Education: M.S.N, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Boston College; B.S.N, Registered Nurse, Boston College
  • Clinical Interests: Psychopharmacology, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma Related Disorders, Veterans' Mental Health
  • Personal Tidbit: I enjoy cooking and baking especially anything sweet.

Catherine is working with us through our partner, Mantra Health.

Dani Patrick, M.A., Counseling Clinician, LGBTQ+ Services Coordinator

  • Pronouns: They, Them, Theirs
  • License: Pending
  • Education: M.A., Clinical Mental Health Counseling with Specialization in Expressive Arts, Lesley University; B.A., Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Wesleyan University
  • Clinical Interests: Expressive Arts Therapy, LGBTQIA+ Individuals/Communities, Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals/Communities, Intersectional Identity Development, Culturally Responsive Therapy, Relationship Concerns, Mindfulness, Somatic Therapies, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Trauma-Related Concerns, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Personal Tidbit: I love hiking, dancing (especially blues and swing partner dancing), and spending time in and near the ocean.

Courtney Phillips, B.A., Pre-Doctoral Psychology Trainee

  • Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
  • Education: Psy.D. Candidate, Clinical Psychology, William James University; B.A., International Relations and French, Colgate University
  • Clinical Interests: Anxiety-Related Concerns, Multicultural Competence, Trauma-Related Concerns, Relational Concerns
  • Personal Tidbit: I spend most of my free time hiking or walking with my chocolate lab, Leroy, who is an avid ball fetcher.

Noella Teylan-Cashman, LMHC, Counseling Clinician, Social Justice Coordinator

  • Pronouns: She, Her, Hers
  • License: Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Massachusetts (#12614)
  • Education: M.A., Clinical Counseling Psychology. Assumption College; B.A., Psychology, Assumption College
  • Clinical Interests: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Related Concerns, Intersectional Identity Development, Multicultural Competence, Social Justice Issues
  • Personal Tidbit: I coach a D2 collegiate dance team in my spare time, have a healthy obsession with dogs, and an arguably unhealthy obsession with coffee.