Staff and Board

Get to know our caring, experienced team

Staff

Arielle Cohen, LCSW

Programs Manager
Valerie Cordero

Valerie Cordero, PhD

Co-Executive Director, Fundraising and Marketing
Jessenia Urrea

Jessenia Urrea, MPH

Youth and Young Adult Mental Wellness Program Coordinator
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Susan Weinstein, JD

Co-Executive Director, Programs and Operations

Board of Directors

Jason Andree

Jason Andree, Pharm.D.

Laurie Burlingame

Laurie Burlingame, A.M., M.B.A., J.D.

Ciro Castaldi, Jr., C.P.A., M.B.A.

Rose De Guzman, Ph.D.

Gwen Gulick

Gwen Gulick

Debbie Hsu

Paneed Jalili

Michael Kearns

Michael Kearns, M.B.A., P.M.P.

Denise Lowey

Denise Lowey, M.B.A.

Sara Macchiano

Sara Macchiano M.S., M.B.A., R.N. N.E.A.-B.C.

Steve MacDonald, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Melissa Rivera

Melissa Rivera

Samuel Wong

Effie Ypsilantis

Effie Ypsilantis, M.B.A.

Advisory Board

Clinicians

Scott T. Aaronson, MD

Sheppard Pratt Health System

William R. Beardslee, MD

Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Nicole Christian-Brathwaite, MD

Well Minds Psychiatry and Consulting Company

David Fassler, MD

Otter Creek Associates and the University of Vermont

Nancy Noyes, PMH-NP, BC, PNP, BC

Mary Fristad, PhD

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Jay Geyer, M.Ed, MSW

Edward M. Hallowell, MD

Khristine Heflin, MSW, LCSW-C, LCSW, LICSW

Alexis Henry, SC.D.

Author

Margaret Howard, PhD

Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island

Noreen A. Reilly-Harrington, Ph.D.

Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Nate Rickles

Laura Rosen, Ph.D.

Anthony J. Rothschild, MD

University of Massachusetts Medical School

Matt Ruble, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Discovery Behavioral Health

Eric Youngstrom, Ph.D.

University of North Carolina

Linda Zamvil, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Family Caregiver Advisory Panel

Rose Aguilar

Fonda Bryant

Ronnie Freeman

Karen Hannon

Allison Heyman

Helena Mirzoyan

Meghann Perry

Jorge Rivera

Nancy Sharby

Friends

Lynne Adams Boschee

Doug Banks

Lisa Berman

Alec Berman

Merril & Dalia Berman

Ellen Chulak

Kitty Dukakis

Michael Dukakis

Elizabeth Godrick

Ashley Judd

Aimee Kenyon

Bill Nicholson

June Peoples

Linda Gray Sexton