• Meet the Team – Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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    Psychiatric Social Workers
    Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists
    Emergency Department Associates 


    • Patrick Aquino, MD
      Department Chair
      Special Interests: Psychosomatic Medicine, consultation psychiatry, neuropsychiatry
    • Mary Anna Sullivan, MD
      Department Chair
      Chief Medical Officer, Lahey Behavioral Health Services
      Special Interests: consultation-liaison psychiatry
    • Milena Djuric, MD 

    • Benita Handa, MD
      Special Interests: geriatric psychiatry, general psychiatry, consultation-liaison psychiatry
    • Martha Koutsos, MD
      Special Interests: general psychiatry, mood and psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders
    • Andrea Seek, MD
      Special Interests: consultation-liaison psychiatry, liver transplantation, neuropsychiatric illness
    • Padma Suresh, MD 

    • Neil Weiser, MD
      Special Interests: geriatric psychiatry, general psychiatry



    • Alyce Getler, Psy. D. 

    • Einat Grunfeld, Ph.D
      Special Interests: individual and group psychotherapy, integrative treatment of psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma, and complex trauma
    • Susan Himes, Ph.D 

      Special Interests: medical weight loss and bariatric psychology
    • Lyle Kantor, PhD
      Special Interests: anxiety disorders, bariatric psychology
    • Cary Meyer, Psy. D.
      Special Interests: oncology psychology
    • Stacey Slavkin, PhD
      Special Interests: cognitive behavioral therapy, mood and anxiety disorders, self-management of chronic illness, bariatric psychology, interpersonal psychotherapy


    Psychiatric Social Workers

    • Kellie Bransford, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: adult psychotherapy
    • Susan Bullock, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: child, adolescent, young adult, and adult therapy, parenting issues, anxiety disorders
    • Kristen Conn, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: individual & group therapy, depression, anxiety, and anger management issues, grief and loss, PTSD, relationship stressors
    • Barbara Frame, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: adult individual treatment, anxiety, depression, trauma, adult ADD
    • Kimberly Holroyd, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: depression, individual and couples therapy
    • Jonathan Metcalf, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: couples counseling, interpersonal psychotherapy, bipolar disorder, impact of mental illness on family systems, independent live donor advocate for transplantation department, executive stress management assessment
    • Sheila Peck, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: triage assessments
    • Linda Pinnone, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: adult and young adult psychotherapy, substance abuse
    • Ryan Shannon, MSW, LICSW
      Special Interests: LGBT and gender, relaxation meditation, and mindfulness
    • Deirdre West Roy, MSW, LICSW
    • Peter Young, MSW, LICSW


    Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists

    • Aida Bardardottir, PMHNP-BC
      Special Interests: psychopharmacology, consultaion liaison, cognitive behavioral psychotherapy, medical weight loss
    • Sandra Benson, RN, MSN, CS, CNS
      Special Interests: geriatric psychiatry, affective illness, individual psychotherapy
    • Loretta Givens, CNS
    • Patricia Student, RN, MSN, CS
      Special Interests: child/adolescent/adult psychopharmacology and psychotherapy, consultation-liaison
    • Brendan, Wynne, DNP  


    Emergency Department Associates

    • Karen Blaney, LMHC
    • Dennise Delaney-Smith, LMHC
    • Diana Johnson, LMHC
    •  Karen Speel, MSW, LICSW 
    • Mark Staniul, M.Ed., LMHC


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