Shayla Keenan, clinical therapist

Shayla is a Mental Health counselor who earned her bachelors degree from Bryant University and her masters from Bridgewater State University. Shayla's clients describe her as warm, friendly and personable and feel she has a genuine compassion for their care. She loves working with children, teens and adults facing a variety of social and emotional issues including generalized anxiety, school-related anxiety, social anxiety as well as ADHD, relationship issues, family dynamics, gender identity, etc. She has a background in a school setting and values and implements her knowledge of developmental stages to come up with appropriate goals of treatment. She works to create a client-centered environment by using a variety of approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. 

 

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.

 

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175 Derby Street Suite 21 Hingham, MA 02043

Jared Whitmire, clinical therapist

Jared is a Mental Health Counselor who earned his Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree from the University of Central Arkansas. Jared believes that the relationship between client and therapist is vital and welcomes feedback throughout sessions to establish rapport with each client.  He works with clients of all ages who are struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, behavioral issues, stress, and relational issues. He believes that every client has a chance to grow and learn and works with clients of all ages. Jared utilizes a variety of interpersonal skills and techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialetical Behavioral Therapy,  Motivational Interviewing, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help clients through their struggles. 
 

Meet Our Staff

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

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 verifying insurance, 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
 

Jessica Kim, clinical therapist

Jessica is a Mental Health Counselor who earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from Hampshire College and her master’s degree in mental health counseling from Boston College. Clients describe her as engaging, open-minded, and helpful. She enjoys working with adolescents and adults on issues related to life transitions, career counseling, boundary setting, grief/loss, and divorce/separation. Additionally, she has specialized training and interest in working with LGBTQ+ people on issues related to gender, sexuality, and identity. She views therapy as a collaborative process and encourages clients to ask questions and provide feedback in ​order to strengthen the therapeutic relationship. She utilizes different client-centered therapeutic approaches, including acceptance & commitment therapy, feminist therapy, person-centered therapy. 
 

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.

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! 

Our Facilities


We have two locations, off of Route 3 Derby Street in Hingham and in Scituate Harbor overlooking the ocean. Our luxury offices are 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.