Andover Mental Health Associates

Providing Excellence in Mental Health Care Since 1992

Our Staff

Juliet Askenase, LICSW

Ms. Juliet Askenase counsels, adolescents and adults, specializing in working with mood disorders, child development, and management issues and clients with behavioral issues. Special interest in adoption issues

Dee Beach, MA, NCC, LMHC

Ms. Beach is an Andover art therapist and play therapist. She provides individual and group mental health counseling for children ages 3 to 13. She has a large office with many toys and art materials. Dee values family participation. She also presents workshops and trainings. To learn more about Dee go to: or call (508) 265-3023.

Stephanie Beukema, Ed. D.

Licensed Psychologist Dr. Stephanie Beukema does psycho dynamically informed therapy with adults (18 and over) couples and adult family groups. She specializes in the treatment of depression and anxiety, relational, school, work issues , and trauma, using a variety of techniques. Her training includes somatic experiencing and EMDR for trauma.

Annapurna Bhagavathula, LICSW

Ms. Annapurna Bhagavathula provides counseling to adults with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, parenting, relationship, and grief issues. She also specializes in geriatrics, providing support for early dementia, medical issues, and elder care giver issues.

Frances Burger, MD

Dr. Frances Burger’s areas of specialty include: Child, adolescent and young adult psychiatry; attention deficit disorder, anxiety and mood disorders, developmental disorders, and psychopharmacology assessment, treatment and monitoring.

Susan Christopherson, Ed.D. Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Susan Christopherson’s areas of specialty include: Adults, adolescents, young adults, couples, family therapy, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief work, spiritual issues.

Timothy Clark, MD

Dr. Timothy Clark specializes in child, adolescent and young adult psychiatry; providing pharmacology and assessment treatment and monitoring for attention deficit disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, developmental disorders, behavioral and family issues.

Julianna Grecoe, RN, CS, PC

Ms. Julianna Grecoe specializes in diagnostic evaluations for medication assessment and medication monitoring for adults 18 and over. Medication treatment includes the following conditions: depression, bipolar disorders, psychosis, grief concerns, panic and anxiety.

Marcia Nelson-Vancini, RN,CS,PC

Ms. Marcia Nelson Vancini specializes in diagnostic evaluations for medication assessment and medication monitoring for adults 18 and older. Treatment includes the following conditions: depression, panic, anxiety, bipolar disorders, psychosis, grief concerns, trauma , women's issues and, attention deficit and mood disorders.She also does geriatric evaluation and treatment of dementia and related mental health issues.

Maria Jose Perez, Psy.D. Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Maria Jose Perez’s areas of specialty include: Working with adults (18 and over), couples, women’s issues, parenting issues, relationship issues, trauma, depression, anxiety/panic, and cultural issues. Dr. Perez is fluent in Spanish.

Marcia Pratte, RN, CS, PC

Ms. Marcia Pratte specializes in treating adults (18 and older), geriatrics, panic and anxiety, psychosis, grief, depression, mood disorders, psychotherapy, psychopharmacology assessment, treatment and monitoring.

Marie Sanchez, RN, CS, PC

Ms. Marie Sanchez’s practice focus is on providing psychopharmacology assessment, treatment and monitoring to adults (18 and over) and geriatric patients dealing with symptoms of depression, bipolar disorder, panic and anxiety.

Paul Wender, MD

Dr. Paul Wender is a Lecturer in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Adult Psychiatry. Diagnosis and psychopharmacological treatment of patients with anxiety, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, bipolar disorder, attention hyperactivity disorder and other conditions.

Cathy Starr, Office Manager

Ms. Starr is the office manager at Andover Mental Health Associates and facilitates the daily workings of the practice.

Andover Mental Health Associates, LLC

One Elm Square—Suite 2B | Andover, MA 01810 | Phone: (978) 470-0520 | Fax: (978) 475-1181

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