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

Email me: Dariensantana@womenscenterfordbt.com

Darien is a bilingual Licensed Mental Health Counselor with 7 years of clinical experience in the mental health field.

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. Also, Darien has experience with implementing music therapy into her work. Believing that music can be a tool to help with recovery and healing.

Laura Domanico, LMHc

Psychotherapist

Email me: lauradomanico@womenscenterfordbt.com

Laura is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over nine years of clinical experience in the mental health field.

Laura completed her graduated 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 at a community mental health program, outpatient therapy, and group work.

Kristin Dame, LMHC

Psychotherapist

Kristin is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 23 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 10 years of clinical experience in the mental health field.

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