Life Changes Group recruits the best and the brightest clinicians from around the country to provide consultation, assessment, and psychiatric services to our clients. All of our clinicians have been carefully selected based upon our mission to provide the highest quality healthcare without exception. All of our staff have been trained at APA-approved doctoral programs and are actively involved in teaching, research, and publication.

Many of our clinicians have faculty appointments or are otherwise affiliated with respected hospitals and institutions in the greater-Boston area, including:

  • Harvard Medical School
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Boston University
  • Newbury College
  • Lasell College
  • The Cambridge City Hospital
  • Tewksbury Hospital
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Yale University School of Medicine
  • Westborough State Hospital
  • Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Jonathan E. Goldberg, Ph.D.

Jon-pic-21-196x300

Dr. Jonathan Goldberg is the founder and Clinical Director of Life Changes Group and oversees the management of both the Cambridge and Brookline offices. He  earned two Masters Degrees in School and Clinical Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Derner Institute in Garden City, NY. Dr. Goldberg holds a faculty appointment at Harvard Medical School and is psychiatric consultant to the Fessenden School in Newton, MA. He maintains an active clinical practice at Life Changes Group with specialization in CBT for anxiety/depression, gaming addiction, emetophobia, biofeedback, and exposure  More »

 

Elizabeth J. Apkin, Psy.D.

Elizabeth J. Apkin, Psy.D.

Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Apkin received both her masters and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from William James College. She completed her postdoctoral training at Tufts University Counseling and Mental Health Services conducting individual and group therapy. Dr. Apkin has been trained in evidence based practices and utilizes an integrated theoretical orientation that consists of a blend of narrative, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, and psychodynamic approaches. She is passionate about working with clients across gender and sexuality spectrums and working with people of varying cultural backgrounds. More »

 

Ellie Barch, Psy.D.

Ellie Barch

Dr. Ellie Barch received her MA and Psy.D. in clinical psychology from William James College. Following her doctoral degree, Ellie worked for two years in a residential setting providing intensive short-term therapy to women, men, and transgender individuals struggling with eating disorders and other co-morbid disorders. Ellie’s approach to therapy is relational in nature. She also utilizes behavioral approaches, such as DBT and CBT, to help clients achieve their goals.  More »

 

Devon Carroll, APRN-BC

Devon Carroll, APRN-BC

Devon Carroll is a board certified Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her master’s degree in nursing from Yale University and maintains an active position at Children’s Hospital Boston performing outpatient psychiatry and research within the Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience. Devon has researched and published extensively on mental health topics, including childhood onset psychosis, self-injury in children with ASD, and the psychobiology of purging disorder. She brings tremendous clinical and practice knowledge to her work with children, adolescents, and adults at LCG. More »

Caroline Clark, PMHNP-BC

CarolineClark

Caroline Clark is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her master’s degree in nursing from Columbia University. Caroline is currently studying Functional Medicine, a discipline that focuses on root causes of illness and strives for optimal functioning of the body. She integrates lifestyle modification, mindfulness and, at times, natural remedies and supplements into her psychopharmacological practice to design treatment plans that meet clients’ needs and objectives.  More »

 

Frank Clouse, Ed.D.

Frank

Dr. Frank Clouse received a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston University, after earning a Bachelors degree from Fordham University and a Masters from Boston College. He speaks several languages and has lived in several countries. He has been a Clinical Director at Boston University Medical Center/Boston Public Health Commission, and at Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center. He holds a faculty appointment at Boston University School of Medicine, and has taught at several area institutions More »

 

 

Lisa Cohen, Psy.D.

Lisa Cohen

Dr. Lisa Cohen earned her MA in Professional Psychology and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in Boston, MA. She primarily uses a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) treatment modality, but also draws on aspects of interpersonal therapy, narrative therapy and psychodynamic therapy to help individuals identify strengths in their lives, as well as healthy ways to make positive changes. She works with individuals of all ages including children, adolescents and adults. More »

 

Jodi Coochise, Ph.D.

Jodi Coochise II

Dr. Jodi Coochise received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University where her research focused on exploring the process of grief with adult women. Her clinical training included work with college students, drug and alcohol abuse, grief, sexual assault, trauma, anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, relationship concerns and stress management. Primarily drawing from CBT and Interpersonal Therapy, Dr. Coochise also utilizes Solution-Focused Treatment and Mindfulness strategies to support her clients. More »

 

Lisa Conti, MSN, PMHNP-BC

 

Lisa Conti is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professions and completed her undergraduate work at Northeastern University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. In addition to her work at Life Changes Group, Lisa maintains an active role at Boston Children’s Hospital where she provides diagnostic and medication management services for a diverse community of clients and clinical presentations. Lisa’s non-profit organization, Make Room For Love, founded in April 2013 in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, reflects her passion for providing support to victims of trauma.  More »

 

Taylor Dunlap, Psy.D.

Taylor Dunlap

Dr. Taylor Dunlap  earned her her MA in Professional Psychology from MSPP and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from William James College in Newton, MA. She strongly believes in a relational treatment approach and primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) while also incorporating interpersonal therapy, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy and motivational interviewing to help individuals identify areas of their life in need of change. More »

 

Amy Hale, Ph.D.

Hale, Amy

Dr. Amy Hale is a clinical psychologist licensed in Massachusetts and Connecticut.  She works primarily with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Connecticut. Dr. Hale’s therapeutic approach is rooted in a relational framework and frequently draws on cognitive behavioral strategies and mindfulness depending upon needs and preferences.  She has a strengths-based approach, with a deep appreciation for people’s natural resilience. More »

 

Jonathan P. Hall, Psy.D.

Jonathan Hall

Dr. Jonathan Hall received his BA in psychology from the University of Vermont and MA in mental health counseling from Boston College. Subsequently, he obtained his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University New England. His professional interests include psychodynamic therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, neuropsychological and psychodiagnostic testing, geropsychology, and the psychology of men. More »

 

 

 

Eric Lind, Psy.D.

Dr. Eric Lind earned his doctorate and masters degrees in clinical psychology from The Illinois School of Professional Psychology. professional interests include cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, existential therapy, and personality and neurological testing. Dr. Lind assists clients with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma, and OCD. Dr. Lind works with adults, adolescents, and their families. More »

 

Colleen Madden, RN, APRN-BC

Colleen Madden, RN, APRN-BC

Colleen Madden is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. As an RN,  Colleen worked in triage and the inpatient bipolar and schizophrenia unit at McLean Hospital. Prior to coming to Life Changes Group, Colleen worked as a psychiatric NP in community mental health and forensic settings.  Colleen’s professional interests include depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and adverse childhood experiences. More »

 

 

Annette McTague, Psy.D.

 

Dr. Annette McTague earned her doctorate from the University of Hartford, Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology. She specializes in the treatment of psychiatric illness presenting with alcohol and substance abuse, and, in addition to her role at Life Changes Group, maintains an active role with AdCare Outpatient Services, providing individual and family counseling as well as care coordination with social and legal services. Dr. McTague has extensive experience in behavioral therapy, including Motivational Interviewing, ACT, and CBT. She brings passion, commitment, and care to her clinical work with clients. More »

 

 

Maureen K. O’Connor, Psy.D., ABCN

Dr. Maureen O'Connor

Dr. Maureen O’Connor earned her doctoral degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and completed her predoctoral residency in neuropsychology at Yale University School of Medicine. She is a member of the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, the American Psychological Association, APA’s Division 40, and National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. O’Connor’s interests are focused on the development of treatment interventions designed to improve living and well being in individuals with neurocognitive disorders. More »

 

Marcia Rabinowits, Psy.D.

Dr. Rabinowits received her Psy.D from Spalding University, KY. She has vast experience working with an adult population in a variety of settings (residential, inpatient, outpatient, counseling center, community mental health and in home). Dr. Rabinowits has special interest in Anxiety disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder as well as working with a multicultural and diverse population. She is trained in Cognitive-Behavior therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). More »

 

 

Kyle Rundles, Psy.D.

Dr.Kyle Rundles completed her masters and doctoral-level training at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She specializes in counseling and neurocognitive assessment with college-age students and has extensive training in behavioral psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and groups. Dr. Rundles professional interests and publications focus on understanding and accommodating the diverse needs of international students studying in the United States. In addition to her work at Life Changes Group, she currently serves as Staff Psychologist and Outreach Coordinator at Emerson College in Boston, MA. More »

 

Jillian Russo, Psy.D.

2016-06-05 21.58.14

Dr. Jillian Russo received her  Doctoral degree from Yeshiva University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Clinical psychology. Dr. Russo’s primary interest is utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in individual and group settings, as well as parent training and dialectical behavior therapy skills, with children, and adolescents suffering from mood and anxiety disorders.  She hopes to be able to utilize research in everyday clinical settings in order to enhance treatment outcomes. More »

 

Jennifer M. Smith, Ph.D.

Jennifer Smith

Dr. Jennifer Smith earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University. She also holds a Master of Education in Adolescent Risk and Prevention from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Barnard College. She has extensive experience working with diverse populations, as an individual and group psychotherapist, and conducting cognitive, neuropsychological, and psychological assessments. More »

 

Sujata Swaroop, Psy.D.

Swaroop photo

Dr. Sujata Regina Swaroop received her Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Swaroop has received formal training in biofeedback/HRV, Seeking Safety, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), EMDR (Level 2), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for Substance Abuse, Chronic Pain, Depression, Trauma, Complicated Grief, and Post Disaster Distress, Gottman Couples Therapy, and other modalities.  More »

 

Kazuko Takeuchi, Psy.D.

Kazuko Takeuchi Pic

Dr. Kazuko Takeuchi earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Antioch University New England. She has extensive experience working with diverse populations, as an individual and family psychotherapist and conducting neuropsychological, cognitive, and psychological assessments. She integrates many theories and approaches in order to meet the unique needs of her clients, including but not limited to family systems, parent-coaching, play therapy, attachment-based, and cognitive behavioral approaches. More »