Clinicians & Coaches

MEET your clinician

At LIKEMIND, we have a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians who work together to provide you with the best care possible. Our ultimate goal is to provide quality mental health and wellness services to our clients and we feel that the best way to do this is by providing a collaborative and satisfying work community for our clinicians. We believe that the environment we have created at LIKEMIND is mutually beneficial for client and clinician alike.


Tessa graduated from the Columbia University School of Social Work in New York City in 2005. She has spent the years since providing therapy in a variety of settings. Through this experience, she has come to appreciate the distinct challenges faced by young adults today. She enjoys working with young adults as they navigate identity, transitional, and relationship issues. She also has extensive experience providing therapy to individuals suffering with anxiety, depression, trauma histories, and substance use disorders. She decided to open LIKEMIND after identifying a distinct lack of mental health services designed specifically for the young adult population.


Dr. Jill Damon-Minow is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in neuropsychological/neurodevelopmental evaluations and individual and family psychotherapy. Dr. Damon-Minow received her doctorate from the California School of Professional Psychology/Alliant International University in San Francisco, CA. She completed her internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and her two-year post-doctoral fellowship was completed at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Subsequently she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology at UMass Medical Center in Worcester. In addition to her clinical and management work at LIKEMIND, Dr. Damon-Minow also works with children and adolescents at Pediatric Behavioral Health, LLC. She has extensive experience with lifespan neuropsychology.


Dr. Nancy Pratt is a board certified psychiatrist with more than 30 years of experience.  She graduated from the Tufts University School of Medicine in 1980 and has worked with a variety of populations and in a variety of settings since that time.  Dr. Pratt has worked with young adults in consultation with college counseling centers, in psychiatric hospitals, and in correctional settings.  She enjoys the collaborative approach to treatment at LIKEMIND and helping clients reach their full potential in their current stage of life.


Sue received her Master’s degree in 2003 in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has worked in a variety of roles with young adults ranging from the Perkins School for the Blind to her work as a College Counselor. In addition to her work at LIKEMIND, Sue has worked in the State Hospital System for more than 20 years. She works with clients on a range of issues using individual, group, and animal-assisted therapy with her trusty sidekick, NEADS-certified Therapy Dog, Chips. Sue is also fluent in American Sign Language and is passionate about her work with the deaf community.


Anthony earned his Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling in 2016 at the University of Massachusetts Boston. He has worked in a variety of mental health settings over the past 9 years. He has experience working with LGBTQ populations, women-centered issues, trauma, substance use, emotional challenges, and chronic mental health issues. He is passionate about social justice, and its importance in mental health.  He practices modalities such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, the recovery model, and trauma informed care. His goal is to empower individuals to live their best lives, as they define them.


Lisa Celmer, LCSW is a Clinical Social Worker with experience using CBT, DBT, and ACT to manage symptoms of depression, anxiety, and trauma-related conditions. They are passionate about working with LGBTQIA+ and nonbinary young adults on issues related to gender, sexuality, and identity development. Lisa also works closely with college students who are struggling with adjustment to school, accessing disability services and accommodations, taking or returning from a medical leave of absence, and academic/career stress. Her ultimate goal for therapy is to create a collaborative, affirming space where clients can thrive as their whole selves.

Lisa is a provisionally-licensed Master's level clinician working toward independent licensure and receives clinical supervision through LIKEMIND. 

Caroline Bardini, MA (she/her) - Clinical Therapist (Associate) & Intake Coordinator

Caroline graduated with her Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.  She has experience using CBT, DBT, and Person-Centered therapy to help clients manage symptoms of depression, anxiety, mood disorders, and substance use, and to treat individuals struggling with trauma. Caroline works with clients to give them an opportunity to meet their goals and to achieve greater independence. She enjoys working with young adults to assist in building healthy relationships, improving self esteem, and managing life stressors. Caroline's experience in the inpatient setting has given her tools to recognize and support clients when they are most vulnerable in a therapeutic, non-judgemental environment. Her ultimate goal for therapy is to create a safe space through respect and unconditional positive regard.
Caroline is a pre-licensed Master's level clinician working toward independent licensure and receives clinical supervision through LIKEMIND. 

Dan Allison, LCSW (He/Him) - Clinical Social Worker (Associate)

Dan received his Master's degree in Social Work from Simmons University where he began focusing his studies on ADHD.  He brings experience with elements of CBT, Narrative Therapy, and IFS to clients looking to manage symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and past trauma that can so often co-occur with an ADHD diagnosis.  Working with individuals, couples, and families, he is passionate about celebrating and acknowledging neurodiversity as a unique strength and supporting clients in the challenges and successes that arise in navigating a neurotypical world.  Dan strives to create affirming, collaborative therapeutic relationships that allow clients to feel both understood and empowered to thrive as their authentic selves.
Dan is a provisionally-licensed Master's level clinician working toward independent licensure and receives clinical supervision through LIKEMIND. 

Meet Your Coach


Cassidy received her Master’s degree in 2016 from Boston College in Mental Health Counseling. She has spent most of her career working in universities with focus on helping students build executive functioning skills so they can be successful in the college environment. Cassidy is passionate about assisting young adults in building the skills and habits that will allow them to accomplish their goals in college, career, and every aspect of their life.