Grace Fosler, LCPC-C
Grace has lived and worked in Southern Maine for most of her life. She earned her bachelor’s degree in theater arts from Brandeis University and her master’s in mental health counseling from Lesley University. Grace integrates expressive arts therapies with other evidenced-based practices and believes that everyone has the capacity for creativity.
Lori Nicholas, PMHNP
Lori Nicholas graduated from the University of Southern Maine after working for many years with individuals experiencing homelessness. She offers psychiatric specialty care for children and adults.
Megan Lufuta, LCSW
Megan Lufuta earned her Master of Social Work degree from the University of New England after moving to Maine from Missouri. Her background includes utilizing behavioral and attachment-based therapies with both children and adults. Megan is passionate about building effective helping relationships with people from across the United States and around the world.
Jennie Yamartino, LCSW
Jennie Yamartino is a native Mainer who earned her Master’s Degree from the University of Michigan. She has worked with and alongside people facing oppression and injustice in Chicago, New York City, and Oakland, California. At the heart of Jennie’s work is an unshakable belief in the intrinsic worth of every human being.
Andaria Crespi, PMHNP
Andaria Crespi received her Master of Science as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner from the University of Southern Maine in 2019. Before coming to Greater Portland Health, she had been working on a psychiatric unit. Andaria is thrilled to be working with such a passionate team serving the Greater Portland community.
Marianne Donahue, LCSW
Marianne Donahue earned her master's degree in clinical social work from Boston University after receiving her bachelor's degree in psychology from Boston State College. She has over 25 years of experience helping individuals gain insight and learn skills to improve their emotional well-being, and has particular interest and training in trauma, grief, mental health, and substance misuse. Marianne has worked at Greater Portland Health for over 10 years.
Paula Hernández, MSW
Paula Hernández has roots in Vermont, New York City, and Chile. She has been living in Maine for the past 8 years and has experience working with adults, teens, and children from many different backgrounds. She grew up in a multicultural and bilingual household, and she speaks Spanish and English fluently. Paula was an American Studies major at Wesleyan University as an undergrad, and she received her Master of Social Work at the University of Southern Maine. She primarily utilizes narrative therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness in her work. Paula believes there are problematic societal messages we all grow up receiving and often internalizing. There is power in reclaiming and redefining our own life stories so we are able to understand who we are with more compassion and acceptance.
Rachel Kinsler, LCSW
Rachel Kinsler is dually licensed as a clinical social worker and certified alcohol and drug counselor in Maine. Originally from the Boston area, Rachel moved to Maine in 2019 after earning her Master of Social Work with a concentration in Medical Social Work from Boston College. Rachel has worked with adults in various settings and uses a variety of approaches to connect with and support patients, including cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and mindfulness-based practices. Outside of work, Rachel enjoys running and spending time outside, especially with her dog Georgia.
Tara Kosma, LCSW
Tara Kosma grew up in Maine and completed her Master’s Degree at the University of New England. She is our Director of Social Work and provides brief and long-term psychotherapy to older children, adolescents, and adults. She treats individuals requiring gender identity support and those experiencing life transitions, mood disorders, substance misuse, and trauma. Tara is an LGBTQIA aware provider.
Jillian Littlefield, PMHNP
Jillian Littlefield received her Master of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern Maine. She is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with experience in non-profit healthcare, including working with our community partners. Jillian provides care for both adolescents and adults. She enjoys building collaborative, transparent, and trust-based therapeutic alliances with each patient to support and empower them to achieve their goals. She is grateful to have the opportunity to work with a passionate team of individuals to ensure patients have access to a variety of healthcare services. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, including their beloved dog and cat, and exploring the Maine outdoors.
Jillian McAuliffe, LMSW-CC
Jillian McAuliffe earned her Master of Social Work and her Public Policy Certificate from the Simmons University School of Social Work after receiving her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a secondary major in psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Originally from Massachusetts, Jillian has clinical experience working in residential programs and in an urban-based community health center. She has experience providing brief and long-term therapy for teens, young adults, and adults. Jillian is passionate about working with individuals who chronically face barriers to care due to poor physical/behavioral wellbeing, low income, or housing instability, and provides support with a client-centered, strengths-based approach. When not working, Jillian enjoys hiking, skiing, watching Boston sports, and cooking new recipes.
Audrey Patin, PMHNP
Audrey Patin earned her Master of Science in Nursing as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from the University of Southern Maine and received her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education from the University of Southern New Hampshire. She completed a clinical rotation at Greater Portland Health while working toward her degree, and she has experience providing both behavioral and dental health services in New England. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, fishing and traveling.
Bob Rockett, LCSW
Bob Rockett grew up in Massachusetts but moved to Portland for college and fell in love with the area and wonderful people. He has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for 17 years and was an Outreach Counselor for six years at the Oxford Street Shelter in Portland. Bob lives with his wife and two children, and enjoys fixing things around the house, woodworking, and creative writing.
Edie Sherburne, LMSW-CC
Edith "Edie" Sherburne received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts before earning her Master of Social Work from Anna Maria College in 2022. Edie has worked with a wide range of individuals and sees adults, teens, and older children alike. She believes there is no “one size fits all” approach to therapy and uses an array of techniques and theories when working with individuals. Outside of work, Edie enjoys spending time on the water, playing music, and making art. A new Mainer, Edie is excited to discover all that Maine has to offer and to work with a passionate team dedicated to culturally sensitive and LGBTQIA aware patient care.
Erika Skirbe, LCSW
Erika Skirbe received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Southern New Hampshire University before earning her Master of Social Work from Salem State University. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with experience working with adolescents and in emergency crisis services.