Our Staff

Philip Robbins, Ph. D.

Philip Robbins, Ph.D. is the President and co-founder of Salem Psychological Associates. He completed his Master and Doctorate in Child Clinical Psychology at the University of Denver. He completed his internship in adult psychiatry at McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Robbins worked several years as the Program Director for the inpatient psychiatric unit at Lake Shore Hospital in Manchester prior to founding Salem Psychological Associates in 1993. His practice includes child and adult individual therapy, marital and family therapy as well as a specialization in psychological assessment. Dr. Robbins works with area school districts, attorneys, and Courts to provide educational and diagnostic assessments. Individual, marital, and family therapy is directed to helping clients understand the context, both current and developmental, of their current difficulties and encouraging them to use this understanding to create change.

William Swinburne, Ph.D.

Dr. Swinburne is a co-founder of Salem Psychological Associates. He trained at New York University, where he earned his doctorate in clinical psychology. He attended Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center for his clinical internship. Additionally, he is a graduate of the Advanced Training Program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy from the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. He works with adults and couples with the focus of trying to resolve the underlying psychological issues that interfere with people achieving happiness in their lives.

Chelsea Begin, LCMHC

Chelsea Begin is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor In New Hampshire and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Massachusetts. She received her Master’s degree in counseling from Assumption College in 2010, with concentrations in Child and Family Interventions and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She received a BA in psychology from Franklin Pierce University in 2008. She has experience working in a variety of settings, such as residential, in home, school, and outpatient. However, the majority of her experience comes from working in a culturally diverse community mental health setting. Chelsea works with individuals of all ages but has a specialty in working with children, adolescents and their families. Her interests include working with self-esteem issues, ADHD, child behavioral disorders, adolescent girls, Cognitive Behavioral Interventions, skill building, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, strength based counseling, fostered and adopted children, and trauma. She joined Salem Psychological Associates in 2013.

Juliette Bermingham, Psy.D.

Dr. Bermingham is the Assistant Director of Psychological Services. She received her B.A. in Psychology from The University of Vermont. She received her Master and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology with a speciality in children and families. Dr. Bermingham trained at Metropolitan State Hospital in CA as well as community mental health clinics. Her experience includes parenting classes, play therapy, crisis intervention and psychodiagnostic assessments. She joined the practice in 2005. Dr. Bermingham works with children, adolescents, families, adults and couples.

 

Leslie Buchanan, LICSW, MLADC

Leslie joined Salem Psychological Associates in 2012 as an associate in the Addictive Disorders Program. Leslie Buchanan holds dual licensure as a psychiatric social worker and drug and alcohol abuse counselor in the State of New Hampshire. She received her Master of Social Work degree from University of New Hampshire. Leslie has worked in the field of mental health and addictions for almost twenty years in a variety of settings including inpatient, crisis services, residential and outpatient. She works with adult individuals and couples, aged 18 and older. Leslie has extensive experience working with people who suffer from mood, anxiety and trauma issues. She earned a certificate from Boston University’s Center for Aging and Disability for the completion of training on mental health and substance abuse treatment for adults age 60 and over. Leslie has also received specialized training in domestic violence and has worked with many victims.

Linda Cohn-Rosenberg, LICSW

Linda Cohn-Rosenberg, LICSW received a Master of Social Work degree from the Hunter School of Social Work in New York City. She also has a Master of Arts degree in College Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Psychology from the University of Delaware. She has been a therapist with Salem Psychological Associates since 2002. Prior to joining the practice, she worked about fifteen years in geriatric social work as well as several years with adolescents and young adults. Ms. Cohn-Rosenberg sees clients dealing with relationship/family, life transition, career/academic, ADHD, and grief issues among others.

Matthew Kasnetz, Ph. D.

Dr. Kasnetz earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 1986 from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has worked in several settings, including inpatient and outpatient departments in psychiatric and general hospitals, Veterans Hospital, and in private practice. He joined Salem Psychological in 1996, and sees adults, couples and older adults for consultation and psychotherapy. Dr. Kasnetz’s areas of specialty and interest include mood (depression and bipolar), and anxiety disorders, such as panic, phobias, acute and post-traumatic stress. He also has expertise in psychotherapy for chronic or acute medical conditions. As well, he facilitates adjustment and growth necessary to face inevitable losses, traumas and major stresses of life. He uses a cognitive-behavioral approach to treatment, and is influenced and inspired by practitioners of other theoretical orientations. He also utilizes EMDR, an evidence-based treatment for trauma and other indications. He trained with Francine Shapiro and others through the EMDR Institute, and is a member of the EMDR International Association.

Jessica Molloy, LCMHC, MLADC

Jessi Molloy is the Director of Salem Psychological Associates’ Addictive Disorders Program. She is licensed in the State of New Hampshire as a clinical mental health counselor and a master licensed alcohol and drug counselor. Jessi is also an internationally certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor. Her degrees include a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology (2007) from Antioch University New England, and a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Psychology (2003) from Husson University. Jessi integrates evidence-based treatments into her work with addictive disorders and holds certifications in the Community Reinforcement Approach, Global Appraisal of Individual Needs (GAIN) administration and, GAIN Certified Clinical Interpretation. Jessi works with a variety of populations including adolescents, adults, and families, in outpatient, intensive outpatient, and group therapy in mental health and substance abuse treatment settings. A large focus of her work has been with adolescents and adults with substance use and co-occurring mental health diagnosis. Jessi’s areas of interest include adolescent psychotherapy, addictive disorders, anxiety, depression, clinical supervision, and substance abuse evaluations.

Anne Parsons, Ph.D.

Dr. Parsons joined Salem Psychological Associates in 2002. She obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Kansas in 1999 after completing an internship at the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center in Levenworth, KS. Prior to joining Salem Psychological Associates, Dr. Parsons worked at Twin Rivers Counseling, a (division) of Riverbend Community Mental Health. Dr. Parsons was also a core faculty member of the APA accredited professional psychology internship program. Dr. Parsons specializes in trauma recovery and conflict resolution and is a trained mediator and certified EMDR therapist. She has over 15 years of experience working with individuals, children, couples, and families. She is especially interested in helping families repair and strengthen relationships or, if not possible, helping in the transition through divorce, rebuilding new lives, including parenting and co-parenting issues. She works with adolescents, adults, and couples. She actively works with clients with a wide variety of problems including PTSD, trauma recovery, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, women’s issues, marital/couples problems, divorce and separation, parenting, coping with life’s stressors, and coping with another’s substance abuse or mental illness. She does not use a “one size fits all” approach. She works collaboratively with clients to resolve their concerns, utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches, tailored to each individual and their needs.

Tiffany Piascik, Psy.D.

Dr. Piascik has provided individual, couples, and family therapy with children, adolescents and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings.  She utilizes an eclectic, multi-modal approach that is tailored to each individual’s unique situation and needs.  She strives to create an understanding, comfortable, and laid back environment in which you feel you can be yourself and work with her collaboratively to resolve the issues that have brought you to therapy.  Dr. Piascik has experience with those seeking help for issues including depression, anxiety, chronic mental illness, divorce, trauma and abuse, behavioral problems, relationship problems, life transitions, and LGBT issues.  Dr. Piascik specializes in psychological and cognitive testing, forensic assessment and working with collateral departments including the courts, schools, jails, police and probation departments, children and family services, and family court. She has extensive work with children and families in the foster care system, adoptions, and with families going through divorce and separation.  Dr. Piascik has worked in family court providing child custody mediation, recommendations, and expert testimony. Dr. Piascik has conducted assessments and provided reports to the courts regarding competency to stand trial, diagnostic clarification, and violence risk assessment.

Lucia Savage-Reeder, LCMHC, MLADC

Lucia Savage-Reeder, M.A. joined Salem Psychological Associates in 2015 as an associate in the Addictive Disorders Program. She is licensed as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of New Hampshire. She obtained her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in addictive disorders from Antioch University New England in 2006. She received her BA in Psychology from Colby-Sawyer College in 2002. She has experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of settings; including residential, community based, and office based outpatient treatment for mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders. She works with individuals aged 13 and up using a client centered Cognitive Behavioral approach to therapy. Her areas of interest are adolescents and young adults, substance use and co-occurring disorders, anxiety, and depression. Lucia is also certified in administration of the Global Appraisal of Individual Needs, a standardized tool used for substance use disorder evaluation.

Mary Short, LCMHC, MLADC

Mary joined Salem Psychological Associates in 2012 as an associate in the Addictive Disorders Program. She counsels individuals with and without substance abuse difficulties. Mary earned her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from Rivier College, and has about ten years’ experience. She has worked as a clinician at a community mental health center, counseling people with severe and persistent mental illness. She has also had experience working at a 30-day residential treatment facility for substance abuse and co-occurring mental illness and for several years in outpatient methadone treatment, counseling individuals with opiate dependence, many of whom also had mental illness, and problems with other drugs or alcohol. She found that many of her clients often used substances in an attempt to manage their depression, anxiety, and other symptoms. She is maintaining NH licenses in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (LCMHC), and as a Master Drug and Alcohol Counselor (MLADC).

Joel Yeaton, LCMHC

Joel Yeaton, LCMHC, is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. He received his Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a Specialization in Clinical Services for Children and Adolescents with Severe Emotional Disturbances and Their Families along with a Specialization in Child and Adolescent Development from Southern New Hampshire University. He joined Salem Psychological Associates in 2012. Joel works with individuals of all ages including children, adolescents, families and adults. He specializes in providing psychotherapy using a cognitive behavioral approach. Joel works with a range of mental health issues including mood and depressive disorders, trauma history, impulse and anger control, and anxiety related disorders.