Meet Our Team

Karen Speel, LICSW

Founder & Clinical Social Worker

Karen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with advanced training in providing Dialectical Behavior Therapy from Behavioral Tech and specialized training in treatment of emotion dysregulation, self-harm, and suicidality.

Karen has an undergraduate degree in Social work from the University of Southern Maine and her Masters degree in Social Work from Simmons University in Boston with over 16 years in the mental health field.

Email me: KarenSpeel@womenscenterfordbt.com

Darien Santana, LMHc

Psychotherapist

Darien is a bilingual Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 7 years of clinical experience in the mental health field. She has advanced Foundational training in DBT from Behavioral Tech.

Darien completed her graduated training at Lesley University studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Music therapy.  Her undergraduate degree in Psychology was completed at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan. Her experience includes work at community mental health programs, assisted living, and residential treatment facilities. Darien has experience with implementing music therapy into her work, believing that music can be a tool to help with recovery and healing.

Email me: Darien@womenscenterfordbt.com

Laura Domanico, LMHc

Psychotherapist

Laura is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over nine years of clinical experience in the mental health field. She has advanced Foundational training in DBT from Behavioral Tech.

Laura completed her graduate training at Boston College studying clinical mental health counseling.  Her undergraduate degree in Psychology was completed at Stonehill College. Her experience includes various leadership roles in community mental health, outpatient therapy, and group therapy.

Email me: Laura@womenscenterfordbt.com

Allison rosenberg, MA

Psychotherapist

Ally is a license eligible mental health counselor with over 6 years of clinical experience in the mental health field. She completed her graduate training at Boston University School of Medicine studying Mental Health Counseling and Behavior Medicine. Prior to obtaining a master’s degree, Ally attended Northeastern University and studied Psychology with a focus on women’s health, families, and addiction. 

Ally has extensive clinical experience in different community mental health settings, such as clinical research, correctional facilities, hospitals, and group homes. In addition, she has held a leadership position as a Clinical Supervisor in a group home setting. She believes a trauma-informed DBT approach is a helpful guide to facilitate healing in group therapy, individual therapy, and crisis intervention.

Email me: Allison@womenscenterfordbt.com

Kristin Dame, LMHC

Psychotherapist

Kristin is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 24 years of clinical experience working in the mental health field.

Kristin completed her graduate training at Boston College in Boston Massachusetts where she studied psychology and mental health counseling. Her vast clinical experience includes work in community mental health clinics, in educational day and residential settings, emergency services and crisis counseling, coordinating clinical programs and providing mental health counseling in correctional facilities, and social services for adults in criminal court.

Email me: kristindame@womenscenterfordbt.com

Raluca Honciuc, LMHC

Psychotherapist

Raluca is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 11 years of clinical experience in the mental health field. She has advanced DBT Foundational training through Behavioral Tech.

Raluca completed her graduate training at Cambridge College studying Counseling Psychology with a focus on addictions and marriage and family therapy. Her undergraduate degree in Sociology was completed at Babes Bolyai University of Cluj in Romania. Her broad experience includes work in community mental health working with children, adults, and families impacted by mental illness. In addition she has held leadership roles as both a Clinical Coordinator and Assistant Director in recovery based clinical services.

Email me: RalucaHonciuc@womenscenterfordbt.com