Trained Clinicians

There is hope – gambling disorder is treatable. The Council maintains a list of private practice clinicians who have earned their Massachusetts Problem Gambling Specialist (MA PGS) Certificate. Some providers accept private insurance:

  • Emanuel Aaron, LICSW, LADC1, CADC, CCS (P) 201-253-8012 (F) 978-673-8060
    128 S. Main Street Orange, MA 01364
  • David Alpert, LMHC, LADC, CADC, NCC, MA PGS (P) 617-332-5523 (F) 781-942-5886
    2557 Massachusetts Ave. Room 2D Cambridge, MA 02140
  • Melanie Barbarisi, MA, LMHC, CPC, MA PGS (P) 617-285-2642 (F) 617-846-1281
    207 Hagman Road, 2nd Floor Winthrop, MA 02152
  • James Bresnahan, LMFT, LMHC, LADC1, CADC, CEMDR, CSAT, MA PGS (P) 508-752-1170 (F) 508-752-1800
    50 Elm St. Worcester, MA 01609
  • Candice Burnett, LICSW, SAP, LADC1, MA PGS (P) 508-226-2037
    865 West St. Attleboro, MA 02703
  • Laurie Chabot, LMHC, MA PGS (P) 413-206-9585
    698 Westfield St. West Springfield, MA 01089
  • Deborah J. Colucci, LMHC, CADC-II, MA PGS (P) 781-820-4575. Email: djc3@comcast.net
    162 Park Street, Suite 202 North Reading, MA 01864
  • Dot Duda, LMHC, MA PGS (P) 781-572-5959.  Email: dotduda1@gmail.com
    89 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474
  • Linda Garvey-Dickey, LMHC, CADC I, MA PGS (P) 781-243-6305
    51 Mill St., Suite 8 Hanover, MA 02339
  • Maria Gianan, NP/CNS, MA PGS (2 locations) (P) 781-724-7348
    1. 515 Providence Highway, Dedham, MA 02026
    2. 275 Millway Barnstable, MA 02630
  • Lou Ann Grimes, LICSW, MA PGS (P) 508-752-1170 (F) 508-752-1800
    1200 Converse St., Longmeadow, MA 01106
  • Mary Grady, LADC1, CADC1, MA PGS (P) 978-937-5917
    76 Norcross St. Lowell, MA 01851
  • Stephanie LaBelle, LMHC, MA PGS, (P) 413-351-01028. Email: stephanielabelle313@gmail.com
    280 N. Main St., Suite 2, E. Longmeadow, MA 02532
  • Natalie Lavallee, LMHC, MA PGS Therapeutic Connection (P) 413-525-1711 ext. 5 (F) 413-525-1770
    264 N. Main St. Suite 13 E. Longmeadow, MA 02532
  • Geoffrey W. Locke, PhD, LICSW, CADAC, CAS, MA PGS (P) 413-253-8900
    48 N. Pleasant St., #205 Amherst, MA 01002
  • David Morrison, LADCI, CADAC, MA PGS (P) 617-774-0331 ext. 221
    1400 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02169
  • Jared Proulx, LMHC, MA PGS (P) 413-739-1611
    80 Congress St., Suite 106, Springfield, MA 01104
  • Tawny Solmere, RILCDP, RILCS, NCGC, NCAC-II (P) 401-871-3348.  Email: journeyscounceling@outlook.com
    10 Elmgrove Ave, Providence, RI 02906
  • Denise Sullivan, MSW, LICSW, MA PGS (P) 781-724-5439 (F) 781-821-1743
    275 Turnpike St. Canton, MA 02021
  • Ed Talbot, MA PGS (2 locations)
    1. 161 North St., Mattapoisett, MA 02739 (508)542-1959
    2. 22 Diessbach Dr., Madison, NH 03849 (603) 724-1605
  • Rhonda D. Jones Tobey, MAP, LADC1, CADC, LMSW, MA PGS (P) 401-575-3764.  Email: rpcfagency@gmail.com
    50 Monument Neck  Rd., Bourne, MA 02532
  • Thomas Wright, MSW, LICSW, LADC1, MA PGS (P) 413-875-5885
    297 Russell Rd., Westfield, MA 01085

Click here to download the full list as a PDF. If you are a clinician who wants to learn more about MA PGS, click here.