Cynthia Fisher, LMFT, LMHC
CLINICAL DIRECTOR, PSYCHOTHERAPIST
Cynthia is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor with over two decades of experience in counseling individuals, children, and families in outreach and school settings. As the Clinical Director and founder of Quadra Counseling Associates, she is passionate about helping her clients achieve wholeness and restoration in their lives and marriages.
Cynthia specializes in pre-marital counseling, marriage enrichment, blended families, affair recovery counseling, and individual therapy for anxiety, depression, ADHD, dual diagnosis, and various mood disorders. She is also skilled in helping women and men in emotionally abusive relationships develop confidence and establish emotionally healthy boundaries.
Cynthia has a heart for working with people over 55, assisting them in adapting to the milestones they face during retirement and this new season of life. She has facilitated professional seminar courses for Master of Counseling students and supervised therapists working towards Massachusetts licensure.
Cynthia obtained her Master’s degree in Counseling from Gordon Conwell Seminary. Her dedication to her clients and passion for counseling make her a valuable asset to the North Shore community.
Kim Collins, LICSW
Kim Collins is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She received her Master’s in Social Work from Boston University. She works with individuals of all ages as well as with families. She has extensive experience working with children and adolescents as they struggle with stressors related to social interactions, family conflicts, academic problems, trauma history and difficulty regulating their mood and behavior. She also provides parenting support and instruction, and psychotherapy for individual adults dealing with a variety of different concerns including anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss.
Debbie Sweeney, LICSW
Debbie Sweeney holds a Master of Social Welfare (MSW) degree from the State University of New York at Albany. She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and a Certified School Adjustment Counselor. Debbie has more than 20 years of psychotherapy experience and training with teens and adults around a variety of concerns including self esteem, identity, stress management, conflict resolution, depression/mood disorders and anxiety. She also specializes in issues related to Marriage (Prepare and Enrich Certified for engaged and married couples), healing from Divorce, Eating Disorders, Trauma Survivors and Grief /Loss.
When working with individuals, couples and families, Debbie employs different treatment techniques (such as Cognitive-Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Task Centered, Structural, Strategic) depending on need. She draws upon people’s strengths as an important component to their success and helps attend to the whole person so they can modify their environment to support their treatment goals. Debbie also has experience integrating a Christian perspective into the treatment process for those who desire this approach.
Tierzah Daugherty, LMHC
Tierzah is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She received her Master of Arts in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She works with adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, and family conflict, and with those who have experienced trauma. Tierzah is Level 1 trained in Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS), which is an evidence-based, non-pathologizing model that integrates spirituality, facilitates connection and self-compassion, and helps you to heal all the parts of you that are burdened or stuck in unhelpful roles.
Sandy Meade, LICSW
Sandy Meade holds a graduate degree in Social Work (MSW). She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) licensed in Massachusetts. Graduated Salem State University. She works with individual clients, and is a Clinical Medical Social Worker part-time at MGH.
Sandy began her career in the field of corrections and addictions providing counsel for those struggling with addictive behaviors working toward rehabilitation. Her work with clients draws from cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapies with a strengths-based focus. Together Sandy and her clients have a collaborative therapeutic relationship free from judgment and highly focused on client goals.
Sandy understands that making changes takes courage, and is compassionate and empathetic as she comes alongside her clients in this Process. Therapeutic work benefits individuals by allowing them to gain perspective and insight into emotions, thoughts and behaviors that impact their lives.
Sandy currently works with adults experiencing life change, trauma, grief, low self-esteem, anger, depression, and anxiety. Sandy helps clients to see their full potential in taking steps toward a positive self-identity with a goal of happiness and a healthy lifestyle.
Nancy Cormier, LICSW
Nancy is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, as well as a licensed Massachusetts School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor. In that capacity, she has worked in elementary, middle and high schools. In addition to working with children, Nancy enjoys working with adolescents and adults. Her experience includes treating clients of all ages experiencing depression, anxiety, anger management, stress management, family conflicts, grief and loss, as well as self-esteem and relational issues. Nancy utilizes strengths-based clinical skills to create positive, affirming relationships in order to facilitate clients’ successfully attaining their goals.