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Hennessey, Kathleen

LICSW

Email: khennessey@empowermentcpc.com

Phone: 866-754-4973 Ext:.110

Availability: Mondays, Fridays and every other Tuesday and Saturday

Summary

Kathi Hennessey knows that many people need help through some of the rough patches in life, while others struggle every day with a chronic mental illness. With empathy and acceptance, Kathi meets her clients at their current level of discomfort, addressing their concerns, taking into account bio-psychosocial factors that might be contributing to their discomfort. She uses an eclectic approach to therapy utilizing strength and evidence-based therapies such as Bibliotherapy, Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Therapy, Gottman Method for Couples Therapy, Mindfulness, Psycho-education, Solution Focused Therapy, as well as Supportive Therapy.


Her specialities include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Anxiety, Bipolar, Blended Families, Couples, Depression, Divorce, Family Conflict, Grief, Mood Disorders, Parenting/Co-parenting and Work/Career Stress. She works with adolescents, adults, seniors, couples and families.


Kathi has been an outpatient psychotherapist for several years in Rhode Island prior to joining Empowerment Counseling and Psychotherapy Center. She has a history of providing intensive community-based therapy for children and families with severe emotional and behavioral disturbance and at-risk of out of home placements. She also provided emergency assessments in the home as well as the emergency rooms.


She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, who completed her Master of Social Work degree at Rhode Island College and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Biology at the University of Rhode Island.


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Eileen Casella-Rider

LMHC

Email: ecrider@empowermentcpc.com

Phone: 866-754-4973 Ext:.111

Availability: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday

Summary

Eileen comes to Empowerment Counseling and Psychotherapy Center with over 20 years of experience in the helping profession. She has assisted adults, teens and couples live more fulfilling and satisfying lives. She specializes in treating depressive disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety and panic disorders as well as substance use disorders.


She is proud to provide cognitive & behaviorally focused psychotherapy to all individuals and couples who request treatment. She strives to provide quality counseling to the LGBTQ population, to transgender individuals, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, gender fluid and non-binary adults and adolescents. She is welcoming to anyone experiencing gender dysphoria symptoms, and individuals whose sexual orientation may be changing as it relates to transitioning.


Eileen provides a safe and supportive environment for which to explore your needs and dreams. She is compassionate and nonjudgmental with all individuals and uses diverse and varied modalities of treatment. She is licensed in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts and open to taking on new clients. Give her a call or send an email.


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Cummins Catherine
LMHC
Email: ccummins@empowermentcpc.com
Phone: 866-754-4973 Ext:.117
Availability: Tuesdays from 5:30pm-8pm, Fridays from 10-7pm, and Saturdays from 10-4pm
Summary

Welcome to Empowerment Counseling & Psychotherapy Center in Providence, RI. I provide clinical support and treatment to children, youth, and adults, as well as families struggling with emotional, developmental, cognitive, and/or behavioral concerns. I have successfully treated clients presenting with trauma, emotional dysregulation, grief/loss, anxiety, and depression. Additionally, I have considerable experience implementing art and play therapy techniques into my practice. I integrate creative and hands-on activities to more readily engage children/adolescents in treatment. My belief is that YOU already possess the healing power of emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. My approach is gentle, respectful, and understanding of each person's inner capacity to grow.

 

For over 12 years, I have been treating clients with trauma, anxiety, depression, anger, and behavioral disorders. I have completed a certification program in Traumatic Stress Studies. With a personalized commitment to your treatment, I create a therapeutic environment that includes comfort and safety to explore issues, interrupt old patterns, and reach overall well-being.

 

I provide a supportive environment to explore and replace patterns with simple changes so you gain knowledge of your strengths. Overall, I collaborate with you to determine your needs, goals, and best overall treatment approaches. Using guidance, discovery, encouragement, and an effective skill-set, I will be with you on your journey of self-discovery.

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Nicole Marshall Concha
LMHC
Email: nmarshall@empowermentcpc.com
Phone: 866-754-4973 Ext:. 116
Availability: Thursday and Friday
Summary

Hello! My name is Nicole and I have been in the mental health field for almost 15 years. I want you to know that you are a whole lot more than your problems and that there is always hope. I am here for you! I work with families, groups, couples, and individuals of all ages. My specialties are disordered eating, self-esteem, and body image, as well as anxiety, depression, trauma, and abuse. I utilize many different kinds of counseling, including DBT, CBT, IFS, and mindfulness/meditation, and I am always open to new ideas. I am a very good listener, I am patient, and I love a good laugh!

 

I will share with you that I consider myself "sensitively direct," in that I don't beat around the bush, but I am always strengths-based and solution-focused, and never judgmental. I believe it is very important to be transparent and genuine, and I pace things according to your comfort and readiness. That said, once we have built a rapport, I will challenge you! After all, if you don't step outside your comfort zone, nothing will change.

 

I do make it a point to explain how my feedback or suggested interventions come about and why they may be helpful/ important to consider. This helps align you with my train of thought and allows room for you to clarify and/or disagree, and change direction if need be. The primary indicator for success in therapy is a positive, strong connection with your therapist, so I always encourage feedback- even if it's to say that something isn't working for you- because above all else, I am here to help you. I look forward to meeting you!

 

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Saira Qureshi
LMHC
Email: squreshi@empowermentcpc.com
Phone: 866-754-4973 Ext:. 115
Availability: Mondays, Wednesdays 10 am - 6 pm and Saturdays 10 am - 2 pm
Summary

I am a licensed mental health counseling clinician in RI. I hold a master’s degree in Applied Education Psychology from New York University. I completed a post-graduate advanced counseling program at Rhode Island College and my clinical internship with Child and Family services’ intensive and partial hospital programs at The Providence Center in Providence, Rhode Island.

 

My counseling approach is person-centered and collaborative. It is based on Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Mind Stimulation Therapy (CMST) and Mindfulness skills and techniques. I follow the biopsychosocial and ecological models to assess different aspects and areas of clients’ lives to collaboratively plan their treatments with realistic treatment goals. Additionally, I use integrative techniques to best meet clients’ treatment goals.

 

I offer individual, family, couples and groups counseling. With children and adolescents, I employ play and art therapy strategies and exercises. I have experience working with clients diagnosed with Depression, Anxiety, OCD, Stress disorders, Personality disorders, ADHD, Autism spectrum disorders, emotional dysregulation, relationship problems and learning disabilities. Also, I can offer therapy to address self-injurious behaviors and lacking self-esteem in adolescents and adults, as well as trauma-focused CBT and grief therapy to clients of all ages.

 

As your therapist, I listen, help process situations and barriers to work towards building socially well-adjusted existence. As clients will consistently progress in their abilities for self-care and self-improvement, their symptoms will decrease and become manageable. Clients with successful treatment outcomes will be able to advance in realizing treatment plan goals. With practice of coping skills and self-awareness gained through therapy sessions, clients will feel empowered, begin living meaningfully, make conscientious choices and decisions and possibly engage in transcendental pursuits in their lives to deal with feelings of exhaustion, frustration, hopelessness, low self-esteem, emptiness, boredom or loneliness, etc. I also prepare clients for after-care with appropriate referrals to programs and services which they can reach out to after their treatment ends with me.

 

I believe that positive therapeutic alliance, effective counseling skills, mutual trust and commitment to treatment on the part of the clients greatly help achieve positive treatment outcomes and treatment goals. To that end, I ensure that clients are clear of what they can expect during therapy sessions with me. Clients will gain deeper insight into their core beliefs and unhelpful cognitive, affective and behavioral patterns, as they simultaneously begin to build their coping skills repertoire. Through psychoeducation and reflective practice by engaging in narrative and bibliotherapies, I facilitate clients in envisioning and moving towards independent, meaningful living. I show clients how they can welcome wellness into their lives through experiential nature conscientious living, and in turn, break through depression and anxiety symptoms, and substance use disorders. I focus on clients’ strengths, resources, talents, and intrinsic motivation to make desired cognitive, affective and behavioral changes in themselves to live happier, enriched, healthier, independent and responsible lives.


I look forward to working with all clients and effectively meet their treatment needs.

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Carmel Lombardi
LICSW
Email: clombardi@empowermentcpc.com
Phone: 866-754-4973 Ext:. 114
Availability: Wednesdays and Thursdays
Summary

I believe that we are all capable of reaching our own individual best potential when offered the opportunity to reflect and to grow in a supportive, nonjudgmental environment.  I support biological and adoptive parents along the sometimes very challenging road of parenthood, by providing strengths-based individual counseling to children and their parents. I also provide a safe space to explore and problem-solve other challenging areas in your life, whether you are suffering from depression or anxiety, to thinking of changing a career or relationship. 

 
I look forward to meeting you!
 
Sincerely,
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