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Our Team

Meet the Staff

At Blue Hills, it’s the people who make the difference. Our compassionate staff are dedicated to delivering the excellence in care that is the Harmony Recovery hallmark.

Scott Piersanti
Scott Piersanti

Operations Director

Brittany King, LMHC
Brittany King, LMHC

Clinical Director

Brittany is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor that has been working in the behavioral health field for more than eight years in various treatment settings. She received her master’s degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology with certification in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the Aaron T. Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies at Assumption University in Worcester, MA.

Brittany has been in various leadership positions across outpatient, inpatient, and residential treatment settings. As a leader, it is important to Brittany that she provides the clinical team with the foundation of skills to provide quality care in a therapeutic environment. Brittany’s goal as Clinical Director is to provide a diverse clinical programming that meets the individual needs of all patients.

As a therapist, Brittany specializes in individual and group therapy utilizing evidence-based approaches. Brittany has extensive training in conducting assessments, developing treatment plans, and providing a safe therapeutic environment.

Brittany has a strong passion for helping those suffering from mental health and substance use disorders build a better quality of life.

Natalie Lender, MD
Natalie Lender, MD

Medical Director

Natalie L. Lender, MD is a psycho-pharmacologist and Certified in the practice of Psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Natalie Lender received her medical degree from the Moscow State Medical University (Moscow, Russia). She later graduated from the psychiatric residency-training program at TUFTS University (Boston, MA) in 1998.

Dr. Lender worked as attending psychiatrist at Bournewood Hospital located in Metro Boston, where she practiced general psychiatry and specialized in drug and alcohol addiction treatment.

Dr. Natalie Lender formed Square Medical Group in 2008 and has since developed the practice into a valuable resource for the Greater Boston community. Dr. Lender’s experience includes co-occurring substance use and mental disorders. Dr. Lender also has 20 years of experience in person-centered treatment and program development. She is certified to provide Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS).

Dr. Lender designs and implements patient care strategy for patients at Square Medical Group. She is most passionate about developing the next phase in integrative care for dual-diagnosis and substance abuse patients.

Jenna Liston
Jenna Liston

Primary Therapist

Jenna is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has experience working in the mental health and substance abuse field in various treatment settings including inpatient and outpatient facilities and a correctional institution. Jenna has performed as a recovery support specialist, behavioral/mental health clinician, and clinical supervisor within these settings.

Jenna completed her undergrad at Fitchburg State University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Human Services and from there went on to Cambridge College where she received her Master of Education in Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in trauma.

Jenna specializes in evidence-based approaches, motivational interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and relapse prevention. Jenna has extensive training in conducting assessments, developing treatment plans, and providing a safe therapeutic environment. As a therapist, Jenna’s goal working with individuals struggling with addiction and mental health challenges is to make a positive impact in their life by establishing and maintaining positive rapport and trust.

In her free time Jenna enjoys spending time with friends and loved ones, playing with her two dogs, going hiking and snowboarding.

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