Archives: Our Team

Nicole Rivers

Jocelyn Gregory / June 13, 2024

Nicole is a HAES-aligned pre-licensed psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. From her field experience and education, Nicole utilizes a trauma-informed approach and various evidence-based treatments such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI).

Katie Epstein-Candler

Jocelyn Gregory / May 20, 2024

Katie has been interested in how the human body works since her early days as a dancer and understanding that our bodies need consistent, adequate fuel was a lived experience. Her love for food and cooking led to a career in nutrition and dietetics. Katie believes that everybody deserves to enjoy their relationship with food. She champions HAES-aligned healthcare practices, breaking down diet culture, and helping individuals with eating disorders. Katie enjoys cooking and baking, spending time with her dog and husband, seeing theatrical productions, and trying out new craft projects.

Heather Lavery

Jocelyn Gregory / March 18, 2024

Heather is passionate about helping athletes and active individuals challenge diet culture and heal disordered eating patterns in order to nourish and fuel their bodies. She utilizes a HAES-aligned approach, empowering her clients to establish lifelong patterns that fit their busy lives and training goals.

Carolyn Dubnik

Jocelyn Gregory / January 22, 2024

I have over 2 years’ experience working with clients with eating disorders at the inpatient/residential level of care. I am excited about continuing my work with the eating disorder population, and am passionate about helping others heal their relationships with food and movement! I find joy in helping my clients rediscover their love for foods they used to enjoy.

Samantha Millette

Amy Gardner / October 16, 2023

Samantha completed her undergraduate degree at Lesley University double majoring in Expressive Arts Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. Her internship at Boston Children’s Hospital in the acute psychiatric unit was where she first developed an interest in eating disorder treatment. She went on to complete her master’s in social work at Simmons University and has worked in multiple levels of eating disorder treatment.