Courtney Culnane, owner & clinical therapist

Courtney Culnane has been an outpatient therapist for the past 15 years and is the owner of Leeward Counseling. She graduated from Boston College undergraduate and Boston University School of Medicine. Courtney has become a self assurance expert and has been published in People Magazine, Boston Voyager and was recognized as one of the IFAH top 100 Leaders in Healthcare. People describe Courtney as humorous, compassionate and solution focused. Listen to Courtney's weekly podcast, Time for Your Mind here: and check out her self taught self assurance course here:

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Virtual & In-Person

Paige Perricone, clinical therapist

Paige is a licensed clinical social worker who received her bachelor's from Colgate University and her master's from Simmons University.  She has worked in a variety of settings & has experience in treating adolescents & adults with depression and anxiety disorders, complex trauma, as well as clients who are undergoing life transitions, struggling with social dynamics, LGBTQIA identifying, ADHD/learning disabilities, family/relationship dynamics, eating disorders and more. Paige uses a client-centered approach and believes in empowering clients to recognize, identify and utilize their own strengths in therapy and beyond. She customizes her treatment modalities to the individual, using a combination of CBT, DBT, Narrative Therapy, as well as utilizing psycho-education and mindfulness. Paige has been known to create a safe, comfortable, open and collaborative environment with her clients.

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Connor Henry, clinical therapist

Connor is a Licensed Social Worker who earned his bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Central Connecticut State University and his master’s degree from Fordham University with a focus on clinical work. He works primarily with children and young adults as he has vast experience in the school setting. Connor utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and a strengths-based approach to help clients identify practical strategies to employ in their everyday lives. He has experience treating those with anxiety, anger management, depression, autism spectrum disorders, and more. Clients describe Connor as deeply dedicated, empathetic, and honest. He enjoys playing basketball and studying films in his free time.

Call or text Jackie at (781) 424-8119 or email if you have any questions. 
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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.

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Virtual & In-Person

Rachael Diblasi, clinical supervisor & psychotherapist

Rachael is a Licensed Social Worker who earned her bachelors degree from Umass Boston and her master's degree from Simmons Graduate School of Social Work. Rachael's clients describe her as funny, straight-forward and compassionate. She has been in the field for about 10 years and works with adults of all ages. She provides treatment to individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, mood disorders, self-esteem, life transitions and relationship issues. From experience, Rachael has learned that a positive therapeutic relationship is the key factor in sucess, along with providing structure & support to make a plan for self improvement. She is passionate about meeting clients where they are, as well as challenging clients to move forward at a comfortable & realistic pace. Rachael utilizes therapy dogs as part of her treatment as well.

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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. 

Jacqueline Cox, operations manager

Jackie is the head operation manager, 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. Jackie is earning her Management degree at the University of Massachusetts. She enjoys traveling near and far, and in her free time she loves to box.  Jackie is here to answer any and all of your questions/concerns! 


Phone: (781) 424-8119

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Alexandra Lewis, clinical therapist

Lexi is a Mental Health Clinician who earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Roger William’s University and her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling & Clinical Psychology from Saint Michael’s College. She works primarily with children through young adults, utilizing Humanistic techniques that incorporate both Mindfulness-Based practice as well as a Client-Centered approach. She has experience with a variety of mental health struggles such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, and more. Clients & their families describe Lexi as energetic, insightful & positive. She is from Burlington, Vermont and loves the outdoors.

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Virtual & In-Person

Alexis Larson,  bachelors level clinician

Alexis is a bachelors level clinician who holds a degree in psychology from Elon University. She is currently working towards her Masters of Social Work at Lesley University. Alexis works primarily with children, teens, and young adults. She uses a client-centered approach with various mindfulness techniques, strength based support and play therapy to help clients working through anxiety, depression, ADHD, low self-esteem, and more. Alexis is a compassionate listener with a genuine care for people. She offers creative insight and the ability to reframe difficult situations. In her free time, Alexis loves being outside, exploring new places, and spending time with friends and family!

Alanna Thornton, clinical therapist

 Alanna is a mental health counselor who holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Saint Anselm College and a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and School Adjustment Counseling from Bridgewater State University. Alanna works with clients of all ages but primarily works with young children, adolescents, young adults, and LGBTQ clients. Alanna takes a person-centered approach to counseling and strongly believes that the most important aspect of therapy is providing unconditional support and positive regard to her clients. Alanna sees being a therapist as being a mirror, helping clients to uncover the answers they already have inside themselves. Alanna also incorporates mindfulness, CBT, play therapy, and artistic interventions when appropriate. 

Wesley Nicholls, clinical therapist 

Wesley is a mental health counselor who earned his bachelor's degree from Liberty University and his master's degree in clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern New Hampshire University. Clients describe Wesley as motivational, dedicated, fun, and supportive. Wesley enjoys working with clients from all walks of life, but especially adults & teens and male clients utilizing a holistic and custom-tailored approach to therapy blending elements from CBT, Strength-Based, Behavioral, Mindfulness Based practices, and more. Wesley enjoys using humor, music, and pop culture to connect with younger clients and change the stigma around what therapy can look like. Wesley is passionate about & has experience working with clients of diverse ethnic, religious, and sexual backgrounds working through depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance use, and more.

Julia Mullin, clinical therapist

Julia is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who provides individual counseling to adolescents, young adults, and adults. Julia earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Simmons College and a Masters of Social Work degree from Simmons College. She work's with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, loss, addiction, and challenging life transitions. Julia places a high value on fostering a therapeutic alliance by meeting clients where they are at and providing a safe space to process feelings and create change. Julia works with each client to create a personalized treatment plan based on a variety of modalities tailored to individual strengths, goals, and needs and incorporates a holistic approach, considering the mind-body connection through mindfulness and breath work. 

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! 

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, families and couples 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.


175 Derby Street Suite 21 Hingham, MA 02043

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Clinical  Hours: M-F: 8AM - 8PM      781-424-8119

Erin Gibbons,  clinical therapist 

Erin is a Licensed Clinical Social worker who received her bachelors in Psychology at Endicott College and her Master's in Social work at Boston University. She works primarily with children, teens, and young adults. She utilizes a client centered/ humanistic approach and uses CBT, DBT, and mindfulness techniques. She has experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, ADHD, family dynamics, self-esteem as well as challenging life transitions.  Clients would describe Erin as empathetic, positive, and passionate. In her free time, she enjoys reading and going to the beach. 

Erica McCracken, clinical therapist

Erica earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Art from Caldwell University and a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in art therapy from Lesley University. Erica works with people of all ages but primarily focuses on children, adolescents, and young adults. Erica has experience in treating individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and self-esteem using an eclectic approach including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness techniques, and expressive art therapy. She uses humor and compassion to connect with her clients, creating a safe space to explore thoughts and emotions. When she’s not working, Erica loves dancing, exploring New England, and playing with her dog Cooper!

Carolyn Breitz, clinical therapist

Carolyn Breitz is a clinician who received her bachelors in Fine Arts & psychology from Ramapo College of New Jersey and her masters degree at Seton Hill University in Western Pennsylvania. Her dual masters degree in Mental Health Counseling and Expressive Arts Therapy provides her with a wide skillset for clients’ various needs. Carolyn is able to help clients tap into what makes them unique and capable with her focus on strength-based approach to counseling. Clients say that Carolyn is able to build a strong connection to help clients navigate areas of anxiety, depression, mood disorders, self-esteem, relationship dynamics, goal setting & achievement, and experienced trauma through verbal and art therapy. Tapping into various creative and self-care aspects are some of Carolyn’s specialties.