857 Turnpike Street, Suite 136
North Andover, MA 01845
978-686-2900

Staff Info


Tara Dunham, M.A. LMHC, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor providing Individual and Family Therapy to children (ages 3 and up), adolescents and adults. Tara’s approaches to treatment integrate Cognitive-Behavioral Theory and techniques with Mindfulness practice to provide solution-focused treatment. Tara works with a wide variety of issues including anxiety, depression, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorders and Bipolar Spectrum Disorders.

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • ADD
  • Bipolar Spectrum Disorder

Frank R. Soares, M.A., LMHC, Director, has has over 35 years' experience providing treatment services to adolescents and adults in outpatient, outreach, residential and educational settings. Frank integrates Cognitive-Behavioral, Systemic, Hypnotherapeutic and Psychodynamic approaches to provide practical, solution-focused treatment

  • Anxiety/Phobias/OCD
  • Hypnotherapy - Stress and Pain Management
  • Couple and Family Therapy
  • Adolescent Therapy
  • Compulsive Sexual Behaviors
  • Fluent in Portuguese

Laura Sternberger, LICSW, brings years of experience in providing clinical services in outpatient and inpatient settings. Laura works with adolescents and adults.

  • Eating Disorders
  • Chronic Mental Illness
  • Marital and Family Therapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy

Sheeba Thomas, M.A., M.S., LMHC, (Psy. D candidate) is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor providing assessment as well as individual and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. Sheeba's counseling approach is based on the biopsychosocial model and integrates both cognitive-behavioral and systems theories. Sheeba has a special interest in working with ethnically diverse populations and providing culturally-informed treatment. She has experience working with behavioral issues related to ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder, parenting issues, depression, anxiety, and PTSD.

  • Trauma-focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
  • Multi-cultural therapy
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Behavioral treatment
  • Fluent in Malayalam

Whitney Wykoff, Ed.D., is a licensed psychologist and trained neuropsychologist with over 20 years' experience conducting psychological and neuropsychological assessments of individuals ranging in age from 5 to 60. Assessments are conducted to answer a number of referral questions including, but not limited to, diagnostic clarification, determining needed levels of care and living needs, school and IEP/504 Plan assessment for services and for benefit from psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. Dr. Wykoff is also trained in PDD/Autism Spectrum assessment, EMDR with specialization in trauma work, ADD/ADHD and learning disabilites, anxiety disorders and depression.

  • Psychological and Neuropsychological Testing
  • PDD/Autism Spectrum Assessment
  • EMDR
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Anxiety/Depression

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