Kim O'Reilly, clinical therapist

Kim is a mental health counselor who earned her master’s degree in Marriage and Family therapy at Eastern Nazarene College. Additionally, she is a trauma informed therapeutic yoga instructor and believes in a holistic mind body approach to physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Describing herself as naturally curious and truly interested in people, she believes everyone has a story worth listening to, and that “healing begins to happen the moment we feel heard”. Clients describe Kim as having a calming and grounding presence that puts them at ease. She enjoys working with clients in all phases of life from children, adolescents and teenagers to emerging adults, adults and seniors dealing with issues such as depression, anxiety, grief, behavioral issues, stress, substance abuse, ADHD, family dynamics, life transitions and relational issues. She has a humanistic, client-centered approach to therapy and eclectically utilizes aspects of CBT, Mindfulness and Emotion Focused therapy among others.

Isabelle Grenier, clinical therapist

Isabelle is a Mental Health Counselor who earned her Bachelor's degree from Drew University and her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling & Wellness from NYU. Clients describe Isabelle as authentic, intelligent, warm and caring. She has experience in a wide range of settings from college counseling centers to geriatric partial care programs and works with clients of all ages. Isabelle strives to create a collaborative environment for clients to engage in self-exploration. She primarily uses cognitive behavioral therapy to help clients gain insight into their thoughts and behaviors, while encouraging them to make positive meaning of their experiences. She has an experienced skill set working with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, eating disorders, identity development, vocational development, life transitions and more. Isabelle moved to Massachusetts from New Jersey but loves the beaches of Cape Cod in her downtime.

 

MEET OUR STAFF

Brittany Purtell, clinical therapist

Brittany received her master's and bachelor's degrees in social work from Bridgewater State University. Brittany has experience treating individuals and families with anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse, major life transitions, self-esteem/self-confidence, family/relationship dynamics, ADHD, emotion regulation and more. Brittany considers her style to be integrative and individualized, using modalities such as CBT, DBT, and mindfulness techniques. Clients describe Brittany as compassionate, genuine, positive and kind. Brittany works with all ages using strengths-based and trauma-informed lenses with her clients.

What We Do

Leeward Counseling was created to bring people the mental health results they want in the most comfortable environment possible. 

Therefore, we have found the most skilled, personable and caring staff in the area. See our staff below to find the therapist to best fit your need! 

Meet Our Staff

Learn More about Leeward Counseling

Amanda Messinger, clinical supervisor & psychotherapist

Amanda is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who earned her bachelors degree in Psychology from Curry College and her masters degree in clinical mental health counseling with a trauma specialization from Lesley University. Amanda's clients describe her as funny, straight-forward and compassionate. Although originally educated in working with children and adolescents, Amanda has a tremendous amount of background and skills in working with all ages. She provides treatment to individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders, self-esteem, life transitions and relationship issues. She also has extensive training and experience in substance use disorders. Amanda uses a client-centered, eclectic approach to counseling. This model allows for a dynamic use of therapeutic techniques that are customized to each client in order to collaboratively achieve goals for treatment. 


Call or text Rachael at (781) 424-8119 or email rachael@leewardcounseling.com if you have any questions. 
For general inquiries, contact info@leewardcounseling.com.

Rachael Keating, director of operations

Rachael has been with Leeward Counseling for six years. She is the director of operations where she oversees all administrative aspects of the clinic. She organizes and coordinates administrative duties and office procedures as well as supports the clinicians and administrative staff. She is in charge of referrals, billing and scheduling initial appointments with clients. Rachael received her psychology degree and became interested in the administrative aspect to counseling. She is here to answer any and all of your questions/concerns!

Email: rachael@leewardcounseling.com

Phone: (781) 424-8119
 

Our Facility


Our office is located in Hingham, off of Route 3 on Derby Street! Our luxury office is carefully crafted to make you feel relaxed and comfortable, not like the typical- stuffy medical office feel.

We are also available online for video sessions with secure, HIPAA compliant software - that you can access on your computer, phone or tablet. 

M-F: 8AM - 8PM, Sat: 8AM - 5PM   781-424-8119

Amelia Gonzales, clinical therapist

Amelia is a Mental Health Counselor who earned a master's degree in Education and Mental Health Counseling from Cambridge College. Amelia believes that therapy is a collaborative process between client and therapist to create a more meaningful life. Amelia helps guide clients to increase self-awareness, gain new perspectives, increase personal strengths and decrease problematic symptoms/behaviors. Amelia thrives off of creating a warm, enriching, positive and honest space for clients to be themselves. Amelia has a unique and therapeutic approach which she describes as client centered and driven; allowing the client to work at their own pace. Amelia has provided therapy services to youth, adolescents, and young adults in a variety of settings. Amelia has experiencing working with individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, self-esteem, relationship challenges, behavior management, trauma, abuse, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder related challenges. Amelia utilizes different therapeutic practices in efforts to best support client needs such as Zones of Regulation, Play Therapy, CBT, DBT, Behavior Therapy, and Mindfulness. Amelia has an extensive love of traveling and experiencing different countries and their cultures. In her free time, Amelia enjoys playing soccer and spending time with her dog, Captain. 


Lauren Casey, clinical therapist

Lauren is a Mental Health Counselor who earned her bachelor’s degree from Salve Regina and her masters from University of Massachusetts Boston. Additionally, she earned certificates in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy as well as Drug and Alcohol Counseling. Clients describe Lauren as skilled, funny and real. Lauren values bringing authenticity to her sessions and creating a space that is warm, comfortable and welcoming. She enjoys working with clients of all ages from children, adolescents and teenagers to young adults and adults. She has a client-centered approach and wants to meet clients where they are at, she incorporates CBT, DBT and ACT. She works with individuals as well as families working through anxiety, depression, ADHD, school refusal, self-esteem/self-confidence, grief counseling, mood disorders, life transitions, LGBTQ and more.

175 Derby Street Suite 21 Hingham, MA 02043

Brooke Melanson, clinical therapist

Brooke is a Mental Health Counselor with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts Boston.  She received her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College in Boston.  Clients describe Brooke as funny, empathetic, knowledgeable, and direct.  She has extensive experience in treating individuals and families suffering from substance use disorders.  She is highly skilled in shaping the individual healing process of recovery from addictive behaviors through CBT and DBT.  Brooke has lengthy experience and training in treating anxiety, depression, eating disorders, trauma, and dual diagnosis.  She enjoys exploring the inner workings of family therapy and relationship counseling.  Brooke places focus on the value of a genuine therapeutic environment where clients feel comfortable, understood, and gain self-awareness.