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Our clinical team includes professionals with diverse training and specialization.  We have experts for every age group, from infancy through adulthood.  We have staff who specialize in autism spectrum disorders, neurodevelopment, ADHD, learning disabilities, behavioral management, emotional difficulties, working with gifted children, brain injury, learning and memory, tutoring, and individual, group, couples, and family counseling.

Clinical Director

Kevin A. Domingos, Ph.D.
Dr. Domingos completed his education and training at U.C. Irvine, the California School of Professional Psychology, and Harvard University. He completed two years of Post-Doctoral training in Neuropsychology. He has previously served on the board of directors of the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, is the chief neuropsychologist at Hebrew SeniorLife (where he is involved with research and a Memory Disorders Clinic), and provides neuropsychological services to 12 schools in the greater Boston area. His specialties include forensic neuropsychology evaluations and reviews, Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs), ADHD, traumatic brain injury, behavior management, and memory disorders.

 

Clinical Staff

Jillian Bennett, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Dr. Bennett received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She has extensive clinical and research experience in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. She completed her predoctoral internship at The May Institute, where she provided neurodevelopmental assessments of children with autism spectrum disorders at the National Autism Center. She also provided behavioral consultation and treatment for children and adolescents with autism at the May Center for Child Development. Dr. Bennett completed a post-doctoral neuropsychology fellowship at BNS. She conducted neuropsychological assessments for children and adolescents (2-15 years old) with a variety of issues, including autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, genetic disorders, seizure disorders, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Bennett is the director of the Massachusetts Applied Behavior Analysis Center (MABAC) at BNS. She provides center-based services to children with autism spectrum disorders utilizing ABA methodologies. She also provides parent training, behavioral management, and cognitive behavioral therapy services for children with social and behavioral difficulties, including children with ADHD and/or anxiety. Dr. Bennett specializes in the assessment and treatment of toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders.

 

Brian Bermack, Psy.D.
Dr. Bermack earned his degree in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (since renamed William James College), then completed his post-doctoral clinical training here at BNS. His assessment experience includes neuropsychological assessments of geriatric patients and individuals who have experienced recent traumatic brain injuries at New England Rehabilitation Hospital, school-based evaluations for children in grades 5-12, and a variety of adult neuropsychological evaluations. He also conducts therapy with motivated adolescents and adults. Before entering the field of psychology, Dr. Bermack worked in information technology. As a psychologist, he is particularly interested in working with adolescents and adults who are drawn to the areas of science, technology, or mathematics.

 

Maureen Cary, M.A., LMHC
Ms. Cary completed her education and training at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College where she received her master's degree in Counseling Psychology. She has experience working with clients ranging from young children through adulthood, as well as providing family counseling, educational advising and parenting consultation. She has specialized in group therapy, with particular focus on adolescents and adults with co-occurring substance use issues. Her clinical background includes working with addictive behaviors and obsessive compulsive disorders; anxiety, depression and other mood-related disorders; and various trauma-related issues, from early sexual and physical abuse to on-going relationship issues. Her clinical interests include using holistic treatment approaches such as yoga, mindfulness, exercise and music to help clients incorporate coping mechanisms into their daily lives. Ms. Cary also has a strong interest in Family Systems therapy and journaling.

 

Sherral Devine, Ph.D.
Dr. Devine completed her education and training at Bowling Green State University, the Boston VA Medical Center/Tufts University Consortium, and Boston University. She has worked at The Framingham Heart Study since 1999 researching normal and pathological brain aging. Her specialties include adult and adolescent neuropsychological assessment, dementia, stroke, traumatic brain injury, learning disabilities, ADHD, and toxicant exposure (including neuropsychological correlates of carbon monoxide exposure).

 

Michael A. Fearing, Ph.D.
Dr. Fearing completed his education and training at Assumption College and Brigham Young University.  He is currently completing a combined clinical and research post-doctoral fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, both of which are Harvard Medical School teaching hospitals.  His specialties include learning disabilities, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, traumatic brain injury, and Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

 

Jessica Gashin, Psy.D.
Dr. Jessica Gashin received her BA in clinical psychology from Tufts University. She obtained her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a concentration in neuropsychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. She received predoctoral training in neuropsychological testing and child and adolescent inpatient psychology at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. She completed her predoctoral internship in child and adolescent psychology at St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. After obtaining her doctorate, Dr. Gashin went on to train as a postdoctoral fellow in child and adolescent psychology at Cambridge Health Alliance, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. While there, she worked in the child and adolescent inpatient units, school based health centers, the emergency room, and conducted assessments in the developmental disorders clinic. She specializes in neuropsychological and psychological testing for ages 5 and up to help assess for developmental disorders, ADHD, learning disorders, and other behavioral and emotional disorders.

 

Melinda Gonyea, M.A., LMHC
Ms. Gonyea completed her education and training at Lesley University where she obtained a masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has experience working with clients ranging from school aged throughout young adulthood, as well as providing parents with parenting education. Her work experience includes providing assessment and treatment to latency aged children placed at a DCF contracted group home, providing in-home therapy for high risk children and providing individual and family therapy in both outpatient and school settings. Ms. Gonyea also has experience facilitating groups for children with diagnoses of Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, LD and other behavioral and emotional disturbances. Ms. Gonyea's clinical interests include the neurological affects of trauma, the treatment of children who have experienced significant interpersonal trauma, adolescents suffering from anxiety and depression and providing family treatment for families with teens struggling with significant emotional and behavioral difficulties.

 

Matthew Jerram, Ph.D.
Dr. Jerram completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University after completing his internship at the Brockton/West Roxbury VAMC. He completed his postdoctoral clinical training at Two Brattle Center and his research training at Massachusetts Mental Health Center and Harvard Medical School. He earned his B.A. in psychology and M.L.A. in the History of Ideas at Johns Hopkins University. He is currently on the faculty in the Psychology Department at Suffolk University where he is involved in research using neuroimaging methods to investigate the brain processes underlying emotional functioning, mindfulness and dissociation. Dr. Jerram has extensive training and clinical experience in neuropsychological assessment, cognitive behavioral therapy, including dialectical behavior therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy.

 

Mark Keeler, Ph.D.
Mark Keeler, Ph.D. got his B.A. in Theater Arts from Brandeis University and spent the next 10 years in midtown Manhattan performing in small theaters, "under-fives" and "background" in film and TV, and as a member of a mime troupe. He eventually got an M.A. in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College (Columbia University) and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Adelphi University on Long Island. He moved to Boston in 1990 for his internship at Franciscan Children's Hospital, followed by post-docs in pediatric neuropsychology at Boston City Hospital and adult neuropsychology at New England Rehabilitation Hospital (Woburn), where he saw inpatients and outpatients for the next 20 years. He has conducted psychological and neuropsychological evaluations of children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. He has extensive experience with traumatic brain injuries, strokes, dementias, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disabilities, and learning disabilities. He has a subspecialty in the evaluation of blind and visually impaired individuals, having seen children and adults for the Mass. Commission for the Blind, Perkins School for the Blind, and the Carroll Center for the Blind.

 

Lauren Killeen, Ph.D.
Dr. Killeen completed her education and training at Northwestern University and The Pennsylvania State University. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in pediatric psychology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Massachusetts General Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. Dr. Killeen has expertise in evaluating pre-school and school-aged children with pervasive developmental disorders, learning disorders, attention-deficit disorders, and severe emotional and behavioral problems. She is actively involved in the American Psychological Association and professional neuropsychology groups.

 

Eun-Yeop Lee, Ph.D., NCSP
Dr. Lee received her BA from SUNY Binghamton and doctoral degree in School Psychology with specializations in Pediatrics and Neuroscience from the University of South Florida. She completed predoctoral internships in Polk County School District (Lakeland, FL) and at The Watson Institute (Sewickly, PA), where she conducted school/in home evaluations, neuropsychological and neurodevelopmental assessments of children and adolescents presenting with a wide range of behavioral, developmental and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Lee completed post-doctoral fellowships in Pediatric Neuropsychology at McLean Hospital (Pathways Academy) and Boston area private practices. In these roles, she conducted school, neuropsychological and psychological assessments for children and adolescents (0-18 years) with specializations in Early Childhood, behavioral disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Lee currently works at a residential school, specializing in research and clinical application of Applied Behavior Analysis techniques, and she is also employed at Franciscan Children's Hospital. Her specialties include Early Childhood, learning disabilities, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

 

Alyssa Orinstein, Ph.D.
Dr. Orinstein completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at the University of Connecticut, with concentrations in Child Development and Neuropsychology. She completed her internship at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and her post-doctoral fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital within the Division of Developmental Medicine. Her clinical interests include assessment, intervention, and consultation in the areas of early childhood mental health, trauma, and autism and other developmental disorders. Dr. Orinstein's research has focused on social, behavioral, and psychiatric outcomes of children with a history of autism who have lost their diagnosis. Dr. Orinstein specializes in neurodevelopmental evaluation of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children.

 

Kaitlyn Switalski, Ph.D.
Dr. Switalski completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. During graduate school, she specialized in child psychology and conducted research on the evidence-based treatment, Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). She also conducted a dissertation examining the emotional, behavioral, and cognitive predictors of adaptive functioning in children. Dr. Switalski completed extensive pre-doctoral training in child neuropsychological testing and individual and family therapy. She also evaluated and treated children in inpatient and outpatient settings with chronic medical conditions such as Cancer, Cystic Fibrosis, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dr. Switalski completed her post-doctoral fellowship in the Developmental Medicine Center at Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, where she specialized in neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, and genetic conditions. Currently, Dr. Switalski provides neuropsychological assessments for children ages birth to adulthood with neurodevelopmental concerns and co-morbid psychological symptoms such as depression and anxiety.

 

Joanne Virginio, LMHC
I am a licensed mental health counselor with several years experience working with children, adolescents and adults. I specialize in clients who have had difficultly connecting with treatment and providers in the past. I draw from a number of treatment modalities including cognitive behavioral treatment, mindfulness, art therapy, psychodynamic treatment, existential therapy and movement.

I have worked in school, residential and outreach settings with a variety of diagnoses including (but not limited to) Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Anxiety, PTSD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Sleep and Mood Disorders. My client base in the past has been diverse ethnically, culturally and clinically and faced issues of trauma, abuse, neglect, poor social supports and high family conflict. I often work with people coping with significant health issues and with LGBTQ+ and gender fluid, non-binary clients.

 

Douglas Watt, Ph.D.
Dr. Douglas Watt was trained in psychology and neuropsychology at Harvard College and Boston College, completing his PhD studies in 1985. His dissertation addressed commonalities and differences in the presentation of severe character pathology in hospitalized inpatients. He did his postdoctoral internship at Human Resource Institute, specializing in projective psychological and neurocognitive assessment of hospitalized inpatients. Over 30 years of clinical practice, he has served as Director of Clinical Psychology/Clinical Neuropsychology in two Boston teaching hospitals. He was on the faculty of the Boston University School of Medicine for 15 years. He was a faculty member at the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis and Institute for the Study of Violence for four years, where he has taught doctoral level courses on affective neuroscience and its implications. He is a prolific scientific author and educator. His current clinical and research interests center on Alzheimer's disease, its relationship to delirium, and how basic lifestyle factors contribute to or prevent it.

 

Post-Doctoral Fellows and Interns

Amy Heberle, M.A.
Ms. Heberle completed her AB in English Literature and Psychology at Harvard University. She obtained her MA in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where she is currently finishing her PhD in Clinical Psychology. She has received clinical training at Boston Children's Hospital's Martha Eliot Health Center as well as the University of Massachusetts, Boston's Counseling Center. Her clinical interests include developmental, neuropsychological, and psychological testing with infants through adolescents to help assess for developmental, learning, attentional, and social-emotional disorders. She also specializes in providing evidence-based therapies to children and their families and is especially interested in treating young children who have experienced traumatic events.

 

Veronica Zapater-Raberov, Psy.D.
Dr. Zapater-Raberov earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology at William James College. Currently, she is completing her post-doctoral clinical training at Boston Neuropsychological Services. Prior to beginning her post-doctoral training, Dr. Zapater-Raberov obtained training in clinical neuropsychology at Brigham and Women's Hospital Division of Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology. She completed a pre-doctoral internship at Lynn Community Health Center where she provided therapy for clients throughout the lifespan in both English and Spanish, her native language. Dr. Zapater-Raberov's clinical interest includes the role culture plays in the evaluation of individuals from diverse ethnic and national backgrounds and she has experience conducting assessments in English and Spanish. She is also interested in the use of cognitive rehabilitation as a method for improving quality of life after brain damage.

 

Administrative Staff

Angela Adamsky
Ms. Adamsky received her Master's Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science at the University of Nadezhda Krupskaya in the Ukraine. Ms. Adamsky has 20 years of business management experience in accounting, finance, operations and human resources. She has demonstrated an impeccable attention to detail and has applied her unique business and people skills by providing strong financial leadership as Vice President of a high-end construction company and later as CFO for an advertising agency. She is currently providing business management services at Boston Neuropsychological Services.

 

Melissa Jacobson
Ms. Jacobson completed her Bachelor's degree in general psychology from Mount Ida College in 2014. She has experience using Applied Behavior Analysis in an in-home setting for children with Autism and related disorders. More recently, she has worked as a Community Support Counselor in a residential program for women with various mental health diagnoses. Ms. Jacobson is working to complete her Master's degrees in Public Administration and Mental Health Counseling at Suffolk University. She is currently an administrative assistant at Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC.

 

Laurie Olliney
Ms. Olliney has over 28 years experience working for the Coca-Cola Company as the Senior Administrative Assistant for the General Manager of the New England Division in sales and distribution. She is currently an administrative assistant in the billing department at Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC.

 

 

 

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