PCS has an experienced and distinguished staff. Below is a profile summary of each staff member.
Calvin R. Genzel, Ph.D., LP
NH Licensed Psychologist #813
Nashua Satellite Office
Specialty: Psychological & Vocational Testing, Sexual Identity & Orientation, Co-dependency & Trauma
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 116
Dr. Calvin Genzel is licensed as a Psychologist in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. A graduate of Boston University, he did his clinical training at the Danielsen Institute. His areas of clinical expertise include trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, and spiritual development. He also conducts psychological assessments and provides vocational counseling.
Melissa M. Grudinski, M.S.W., LICSW, MLADC (she/her/hers)
Director of Clinical Services
NH Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker #2165
NH Master Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor # 1215
Specialty: Trauma, Grief and Loss, Women’s Issues, Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, Addictions, and Mindfulness-Based Stress Management
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 118
Melissa Grudinski is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Licensed Drug & Alcohol Counselor. She brings her professional experience working with survivors of traumatic loss, childhood abuse, domestic violence, and sexual assault into her role at PCS. Specialty areas include: trauma, grief and loss, women’s issues, transitions, intellectual/developmental disabilities, addictions, and mindfulness-based stress reduction. Melissa provides ongoing clinical therapy for teens, adults, and families.
Audrey Watjen, M.S.W., LICSW
NH Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker #82
Specialty: Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Women’s Issues, Psychiatric Illness, Relationship Issues
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 114
Audrey Watjen is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with over 30 years experience in mental health. In addition to providing individual and couples counseling for adults, Audrey has particular experience working with depression, developmental disabilities, women’s issues, psychiatric illness, and relationship issues. Audrey is also a NH certified Guardian ad Litem and had experience as an Employee Assistance professional.
Mark A. Baddeley, M.Ed., M.A. LCMHC
NH Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor #897
Specialty: Anxiety, Emotional Regulation, Trauma, Gender and Sexual Identity Issues, Parenting
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 127
Mark Baddeley is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor whose primary focus is working with children and adolescents. He is certified in EMDR, a research-based treatment for trauma and anxiety, which he uses with adults as well as adolescents. In addition to his work with clients and their families, Mark provides clinical supervision for master’s-level clinicians who are pursuing licensure.
Christie Faella, LCMHC, MLADC, RN
NH Licensed Mental Health Counselor # 576
NH Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor # 0623
Specialty: Anxiety, Depression, Substance Abuse, Grief/Loss, GLBTQIA, CBT
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 117
Christie Faella is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, a Master Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a Registered Nurse. She completed her Master of Counseling Psychology degree at Antioch University. Christie provides counseling for adults of all ages, couples and same sex couples. Christie’s treatment approach is client centered, integrative and holistic. Christie believes in the life transforming power of mindfulness and self-compassion to invite the transformation of difficult places. Christie has experience working with those who experience a variety of addictions and offers Substance Use Evaluations for clients. Specialty areas include anxiety/panic, mood disorders, stress management, grief, sexual orientation, gender identity, enhanced work performance and trauma. She is a certified yoga teacher and has also studied Buddhist & Hindu thought which she incorporates into her therapy.
Emily Geoghegan, Ph.D., LP
NH Licensed Psychologist #992
Specialty: Mood disorders, spiritual growth & development, stress management through mindfulness meditation
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 119
A Licensed Psychologist, the Rev. Dr. Emily Geoghegan clinical expertise includes mood disorders, spiritual growth & development and stress management through mindfulness meditation. She enjoys working in the community as well, teaching Mindfulness-Based Stress Management skills, particularly with homeless populations.
Carol Hart, M.S.W., LICSW
NH Licensed Clinical Social Worker # 1270
Specialty:Energy Psychology, Psycho-spiritual Issues, Adults, Couples, Groups
Phone: 603-627-2702 ext: 145
Carol Hart is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She works mainly with adults, couples, and groups, facilitating the journey toward greater emotional health and well-being. Carol has had experience with a wide range of psychological issues and populations. She works with people who are experiencing anxiety and/or depressive disorders, as well as trauma, relational, and psycho-spiritual issues. Her style includes influences from a variety of psychological thought and holistic psychotherapy. For those who are open to it, one of the ways she works is with a blend of Western psychology, and Eastern knowledge of the body as an electromagnetic energy system, known as Energy Psychology.
Carol Knieriem, M.S.W., LICSW
NH Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker #138
Specialty: Anxiety/Panic, Depression, Mood Disorders, Stress, Women’s Issues, Parenting, Grief, Anger Management, Work Issues, Trauma
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 130
Carol is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and provides counseling for adults of all ages, couples and same sex couples. Specialty areas include anxiety/panic, depression, mood disorders, stress, women’s issues, parenting, grief, anger management, work issues and trauma. Carol is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) Certified and practices and teaches Mindful Meditation. She also has studied Buddhist thought which she incorporates into her therapy.
Debra LaMalfa, M.S., LCMHC
NH Licensed Mental Health Counselor # 2069 Specialty: Attachment, Trauma Recovery, Life Stage Transitions, Grief
Special Interests: Adolescents, Adults and Families
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 125
Debra LaMalfa provides on-going therapy for individuals, couples and families using techniques which draw from psychodynamic, Self-Psychology, family-systems and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Debra brings years of experience working in the medical field as a Certified Birth Doula (DONA International) where she provided emotional, educational and physical support for pregnant women during all stages of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum. Debra’s special-interests are in attachment, trauma-recovery, life stage transitions and grief.
Kevin Longo, LCMHC, MLADC
NH Licensed Mental Health Counselor # 704
NH Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor # 0625
Specialty: Substance Abuse
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 143
Kevin is a Masters Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. He completed his Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Psychology at Rivier College. For the past 15 years he has worked with opioid dependent individuals. Kevin’s interests include working with those who experience a variety of addictions, PTSD, anxiety and mood disorders. He is also able to complete Substance Use Evaluations for his clients.
Kathleen Regan, M.S.W., LICSW
NH Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker #1073
Specialty: Chronic Illness, Adult and Childhood Disabilities, Mood Disorders, Women’s Issues, Aging, Caregiving Stress, Grief and Loss
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 121
Kathleen has extensive experience working with adults in a variety of medical settings over the past 25 years. She earned her MSW from Simmons College in Boston, MA and started her career as a practical nurse in pediatrics before going into clinical social work and private practice. Kathleen especially enjoys group work and has led bereavement groups, stress management groups, and caregiver support groups.
David B. Reynolds, D.Min., LPP
NH Licensed Pastoral Psychotherapist #36
Bedford Satellite Office
Specialty: Trauma, Spiritual Issues, Step-Family
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 113
The Rev. Dr. David Reynolds’ primary focus is the integration of spirituality and psychology during the clinical process. He is adept at working with clients dealing with trauma recovery, depression, anxiety, and crisis management. Dr. Reynolds promotes the services and mission of PCS to the Manchester area. Also, he frequently presents lectures and seminars at churches, schools, and businesses on a variety of topics, including transitions, values, and productivity. Dr. Reynolds also provides consultation and spiritual direction.
Ken Robertson, M/Div., M.S., LCMHC
NH Licensed Mental Health Counselor #2215
Specialty: Couples, Marriage, Anxiety, Substance Abuse, Spiritual Issues
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 115
The Rev. Ken Robertson is an ordained minister with over 30 years of counseling experience in pastoral care and spiritual development. He has over 10 years of counseling experience with drug and alcohol issues and was an Executive Director for a sober housing facility. He provides clinical therapy for individuals dealing with issues like anxiety, depression, grief, addiction, and spiritual growth. He also works with couples doing pre-marital, marriage, and couple’s therapy.
Jennifer Bernet, M.Ed., M.S.W., LICSW
NH Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker #2284
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 152
Jennifer’s goal is to help people weather life changes and grow into the individuals they are meant to be. She uses an eclectic approach grounded in the person centered philosophy of Carl Rogers. She also offers Brainspotting, a powerful, focused treatment that works by identifying, processing and releasing core sources of emotional/physical pain and trauma that are stored in the body and mind. She sees health as the positive interrelationship of body, mind and spirit, with all being fostered and nurtured to help clients reach their goals.
CLINICAL INTERNS AND RESIDENTS
Cheryl Twombly – M.S.W. Intern Therapist
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext:153
Cheryl is completing her Masters degree in Social Work at the University of New Hampshire. She has over 30 years of experience as a social worker and has worked with all ages in a variety of settings. She has a passion for supporting clients as they journey toward meeting their goals and discovering their full self-worth. Cheryl is grateful for this internship opportunity where she will be able to build on her empathic, person-centered, nonjudgmental approach to work with all clients using evidence based psychotherapeutic modalities.
Judy Kollmorgen – M.S.W. Resident Therapist
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 139
Judy has her Masters degree in Clinical Social Work from Simmons University. Judy has experience working with crisis intervention, women’s issues, stage of life changes, anxiety, and depression. Judy pulls from cognitive behavioral and narrative approaches to help guide clients towards their goals.
Jillian Pelchat – M.S.W. Resident Therapist
Phone: 603-627-2702 ext: 138
Jillian Pelchat has a Masters degree in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire. She is passionate about her work and finds great joy in accompanying clients on their journey of self-growth. Jillian is currently working towards completing a dual license as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LISCW) and Masters Level Alcohol and Drug Counselor (MLADC). She is delicate and intentional about her work meeting the client where they are, utilizing psychotherapeutic modalities. Areas of focus include substance use disorder, couples counseling, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, grief & loss, and finding a balance in the client’s sense of self and life management.
Cristina Rackliffe, M.S.W. – Resident Therapist
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 117
Cristina Rackliffe recently earned her Master’s degree in Social Work with a Certificate in Trauma-Informed Care at the University of New England. Cristina’s approach honors the mind-body-spirit connection in addressing anxiety, depression, trauma recovery, grief and loss, spiritual growth, life transitions, and women’s issues.
Sarah Merrigan, M.S.W. – Resident Therapist
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 154
Sarah received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Boston College. She has worked with adults in a community mental health setting as well as children and families in crisis. Sarah provides strength-based, client-centered psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults and families and enjoys using techniques drawn from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Solution-Focused Therapy to help clients achieve their goals. In addition to her clinical work, Sarah is also an active member of the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. She has served as co-chair of the NASW NH Children’s Issues Committee since 2019 and is currently is a Board Member at Large for NASW NH.
Beth Gravel – Administrative Assistant
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 110
Liz Mailhot – Administrative Assistant
Phone: (603) 627-2702 ext: 137