Young women friends enjoy time together outdoors in recovery from mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders.

About Us

We take an individualized approach to managing and treating complex mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. Our high-quality treatments help each of our clients achieve their potential.

About Prime Behavioral Health Services

The Prime Behavioral Health team is made up of almost 60 health care providers. This includes psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, social workers, physician assistants, and more. We cover many different specialties with a tremendous amount of combined experience. Prime Behavioral Health has been serving people in Metropolitan Boston for more than 25 years.

What We Do

Our purpose is simple. We provide a safe environment that helps our patients to heal, while empowering them to develop the skills they need to achieve their potential. This includes quality and compassionate mental health care for our clients and their families, as well as a comprehensive array of services that provide the best patient experience and clinical outcomes possible.

A growing number of Americans are living with mental illness. Our expert team cares for people of all ages, from all walks of life, providing mental health support and medication management. We operate an outpatient clinic and an inpatient nursing home and rehabilitation facility.

Our personalized approach ensures we can successfully address the needs to each individual and ensure it aligns with their mental health treatment plan. Our values include unsurpassed quality, exceptional service and patient experience, and community responsiveness and engagement.

Everything we do is designed to benefit our communities by helping people live fully.

Prime Behavioral Health Providers

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Abby Elwell

MSW

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Amy Pasterczyk

MSN, PMHNP-BC

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Andrew Sullivan

LCSW

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Atlee Quarrier

MSN, PMHNP-BC

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Dana Tarnoff

LCSW

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Eileen Homer

M.Ed, CAGS

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Elise Kline

Ed.D.

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Erica A. Malinowski-French

MHC

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George Roberts

MSN, PMHNP-BC

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Henry Lou-Goode

MSN, PMHNP-BC

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Jessica Cunningham

MSW, LCSW

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John T. Livick-Moses

MSW, LCSW

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Julius K. Maina

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Kevin Ketchum

MS, MA, LMHC

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Margaret Callahan

MSN

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Martina M. Voglmaier

Ph.D., ABPP-CN

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Meghan McEvoy

LICSW

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Olubunmi Olawale

MSN, PMHNP-BC

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Sam Bellistri

LSW

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Sashee Hazel

Psy.D.

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Stanley Goodman

MSN, PMHNP-BC

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Sue Walters 

LMHC

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Sumio Shinohara 

Psy.D 

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Ursula Henrichs

LICSW

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Yixi Dong

MSN, PMHNP

Psychiatric patient hikes in the woods with friends.

Achieving Mental Health Goals

Mental health goals look different for every patient, depending on their diagnosis and the severity of their condition. We commonly work with patients on the following skills:

  • Developing healthy boundaries
  • Expressing emotions appropriately
  • Communicating effectively
  • Improving self-esteem
  • Managing anger
  • Developing life skills
  • Managing medication