Treatment & Services

About the Chelsea Behavioral Health Clinic: We are a multi-disciplinary out-patient Mental Health clinic embedded within the MGH-Chelsea Health Care Center. Our program is designed by a staff committed to effective service.

Clinical ProgramOur clinic serves approximately 2000 patients per year, with more than 1/3 being children. We provide individual, family, play therapy; couples therapy, group therapy, psychopharmacology, neuropsychological testing. All of these services are offered both English and Spanish. We do have other linguistic capabilities but not for all of the above services.

Training Program

The Unit has a long history of providing training to social work, psychology, psychiatry residents and nursing interns. At times we also have psychology post-doc fellows completing their training on the Unit. We provide both didactic and clinical training to all of these disciplines.

We also offer some specialized program to serve specific populations. Below is a list of such programs.

Special Programs:

  • Police Action Counseling Team (PACT)
  • Children Exposed to Violence Team (CEV)
  • Family Violence Team
  • Clinical Services at Chelsea High School Student Health Center
  • Crimson Care Clinic -- collaboration with Harvard Medical School
  • LINK-Legal Initiative for Kids (partially funded by Behavioral Health)
  • Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) Program

Our Staff

Agrait-Tabaos, Frank MD
Anselmo, Rayce PsyD
Bedick, Rachel LCSW
Brady, Caryn LICSW
Bronson, Marybeth LICSW
Buoniconti, Liala LICSW
Chang, Trina MD
Cowal, Ed LICSW
DeJesus, Carmen
Deloreto, Marie, Practice Manager
Dreskin, Jane MD
Fuentes Moad, Paulina, PsyD
Garcia, Litzania
Green, Georgia, LICSW
Greer, Diane MD, Medical Director
Grieco, Julie, PsyD
Griffiths, Katherine LICSW
Grignon, Teresa, APRN, BC
Jewett, Sheila, LICSW

Leaf, Tamara, PsyD
Lundy, Nancy, PhD
Lyons-Hunter, Mary PsyD, Unit Chief
Meehan, Barbara
Miller, Pamela EdD, LICSW
Mohamed, Hodan, LICSW
Morine, Jessica, MD
Muccini, Beth LICSW
Naidoo, Umadevi, MD
Olivero, Yesenia
Perez, Ana, LCSW
Pimentel, Ylira Diaz, LICSW
Serrano, Merlin, BS
Soria, Victor MD
Spencer, Andrea, MD
Suarez, Carlos, MD
Vargas, Marilu
Wolf, Christine, LICSW
Yniguez, Katherine