Meet Our Staffs - Blue Hills Recovery in Worcester MA
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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.

Brittany King, LMHC, LPC
Brittany King, LMHC, LPC

Executive 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 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.

Jenna Liston
Jenna Liston

Clinical Director

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 in 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.

Deanna Taylor
Deanna Taylor

Director of Operations

Deanna is a highly motivated, results focused management professional offering years of progressive leadership experience in building and motivating dynamic teams. She is dedicated to developing communications to help businesses reach and engage their target audiences. She excels in establishing positive working relationships with clientele and employees. Deanna loves working directly with patients in the facility and being able to watch them grow and find hope during their stay.  In her spare time, Deanna enjoys spending time with her family and reading mystery novels.

 

 

Kelly DeVillers
Kelly DeVillers

Group Facilitator

Kelly DeVillers is a recent graduate of Mount Wachusett Community College where she received an associate degree in Human Services as well as a certification in Addictions Counseling. She started her career path as a licensed hairdresser and quickly realized this was not the path for her. Kelly has a deep passion for addiction education, addiction recovery, and addiction counseling. She excelled in her studies, earning many awards and distinctions. The next goal is to receive her CADC and continue with her education. In her free time Kelly enjoys spending time with her son, exploring new places and restaurants, watching true crime documentaries, and fishing.

Kristie Caminero
Kristie Caminero

Primary Therapist

Kristie was born and raised in San Juan Puerto Rico. Currently working as a primary therapist for Blue Hills Recovery. Have experience working in the substance abuse and mental health field in various treatment settings including inpatient and outpatient facilities.  She completed her undergrad and master’s from Assumption University, previously knowns as Assumption College in Human Services and Rehabilitation Counseling. She specializes in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and relapse prevention therapy.  In her free time, She enjoys spending time with family and going on road trips to different and unknown destinations.

Melissa Murphy
Melissa Murphy

Primary Therapist

Melissa is a mental health counselor who has experience working in the mental health and substance use field in a variety of settings. Melissa has been a behavioral technician, direct support staff, psychiatric discharge planner, and therapist in outpatient and inpatient settings. 

Melissa was born and raised in South Carolina and has lived throughout the US and Europe. She has enjoyed being a part of several mission trips in the Dominican Republic and Haiti working with adults and children teaching English and building homes for families in need. Melissa enjoys travelling the world to obtain new perspectives, skydiving, and hiking in her free time. 

Melissa completed her Bachelor of Science at Worcester State University where she majored in psychology and criminal justice. From there she completed her masters in Mental health counseling with a concentration in forensic science. 

Melissa believes in the collective approach where she specializes in trauma focused therapy, family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, positive psychology, and holistic approaches! 

Megan Chestna
Megan Chestna

Case Manager

Megan Chestna is a case manager at Blue Hills Recovery. She graduated from Framingham State University in the Winter of 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Some of her prior experience in the field includes being a Behavioral Health Technician, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation technician , Applied Behavioral Analysis therapist, and a Personal Care Attendant. She has been passionate about helping others for as long as she can remember. In her free time, Megan enjoys musical theater and petting as many dogs as she can.

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