About our Independent Contractors

James Andriotis M.D.
Brown University/Bradley Hospital Child Psychiatry Fellowship completed June 2009
Brown University/Butler Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency completed June 2007
University of Connecticut School of Medicine class of 2004
Brown University undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering class of 2000
Bishop Hendricken High School class of 1996





Erin Gates MD
Brown University Adult Psychiatry Residency completed June 2010
Medical School: Albany Medical College, NY, 2006
Undergraduate: A.H., Harvard University, 2001; BA Psychology, 1996, Colgate University









Hilary Cerullo, D.O.
Brown University Adult Psychiatry Residency completed June 2008
medical school: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
post bac: Columbia University
undergraduate: University of Rhode Island








Stacey Arruda-Tracy, LICSW
Stacey received her undergraduate and masters degrees in social work from Rhode Island College.
Stacey works with adolescents, adults, and families, specializing in the treatment of eating disorders, anxiety, mood disorders, and relationship issues. She is currently in the process of becoming a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist. She has a special interest in promoting Advocacy & Awareness for those who have been affected by Eating Disorders.





Michael Schaffer, Ph.D., psychologist
Dr. Schaffer specializes in providing psychotherapy to adults and adolescents who are struggling with depression, anxiety, and difficultly in their interpersonal relationships. He also specializes in working with people of all ages who have developmental disabilities.

Internship: Department of Veterans Affairs Manhattan Campus, completed 2010
Graduate School: Long Island University, completed 2010
Undergraduate: Oberlin College, completed 1999




Jennifer Kilroy, LMHC
Jennifer received her Master's degree in counseling from Rhode Island College in 2002 and has been independently licensed since 2008. She has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and their families in a variety of settings both inpatient and outpatient. She works with people of all ages dealing with depression, anxiety, bereavement, and adjustment issues. She specializes in individual, family, and couples counseling.








Nathaniel Johnson, PsyD, psychologist
Dr. Johnson works with individuals and families. He treats adolescents and adults suffering from disorders of anxiety and depression, autism spectrum disorders and transition to adulthood issues. Dr. Johnson is a licensed Psychologist in Rhode Island.

Internship: Psychological Centers, Inc.
Arbour Counseling Services

Graduate degrees: PsyD, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
MEd, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Undergraduate degree: Colby College

Cindy Coite, LICSW
Cindy received her Master's degree in social work from Boston University in 2004 and has been in private practice since 2009 working with couples, young adults, and adults. Cindy also has extensive experience working with medical and psychological trauma and with patients suffering from chronic illnesses. She also has intensive experience using McMaster techniques to help couples in crisis and using psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral techniques to treat anxiety and depressive symptoms. Cindy also treats an array of personality disorders and patients suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.



David Lacey, Psy.D.,LMHC
Dr. Lacey specializes in providing psychotherapy to adults, adolescents and couples who are struggling with a variety of issues including: depression, anxiety, personality, marital and interpersonal. He has done extensive work in the area of Co-Occurring Disoders, SPMI and Personality Disoders in Rhode island, Massachusetts and New Mexico.

Graduate School: Psy.D. From Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, M.Ed. From Boston University.

Undergraduate: University of California, Irvine.






Bennett Z. Hirsch, JD, Ph.D.
Dr. Hirsch is a licensed psychologist with over 35 years of experience working in schools and in a clinical private practice. Dr. Hirsch's areas of expertise include child, adolescent and family therapy. He is experienced with all aspects of Special Education and school issues, and has extensive experience with ADHD children and adults. He is capable of testing and diagnosing most psychological conditions. He holds a Law Degree from Roger Williams University, and is the past President of the RI Chapter of the National Committee for the Prevention of Child Abuse.






Priscilla T. Heslin, LICSW
Priscilla has been working in the field for over 25 years, graduating from Simmons College with a masters in social work. She provides psychotherapy for adolescents and adults dealing with issues such as : depression, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship problems, and learning issues.