Sonya Theriault, LCSW
Sonya (also known as Satpal Kaur) is a psychotherapist and Kundalini Yoga instructor who draws deeply from her many years as a yoga instructor in her clinical practice. She earned both her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Social Work degrees from the University of Southern Maine. As a therapist, Sonya’s commitment to helping others find their way to wholeness incorporates mindfulness and body-centered practices into an integrative-based approach. Sonya has been trained in many therapeutic modalities, including: Nonviolent Communication, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and Level II EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). She is also certified in EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques/Tapping). Sonya believes that building self-compassion and acceptance are key components to recovery and wellness, and she works with clients to nurture and build these practices.
Tommy Waltz, LCSW
Tommy received his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern Maine. He specializes in working with complex trauma, LGBTQ related issues, substance use, transitions and identity formulation. Tommy’s previous clinical experience includes individual, family, and group work within residential, school, and community level environments. His practice is rooted in an integrative, strength-based approach, drawing upon several modalities including: CBT, Narrative, ACT, DBT, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and he is a level II trained EMDR therapist. Tommy is also a trained professional performing artist who incorporates elements of psychodrama into his clinical practice when appropriate. Tommy’s platform for this avenue of treatment is best highlighted in his 2014 TEDxDirigo talk, “Drama Therapy Changed My Impressions of Homelessness.” In addition to offering individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy. Tommy is also a facilitator in the Intensive Outpatient Program.
Katie Beane, RYT 500hr/YACAP, Marketing Director
Katie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and English from Assumption College. She has a background in marketing, communications, and fundraising and has worked at several non-profits and universities, including Boston University and Harvard University. She strives to make each client feel comfortable and to facilitate a streamlined intake process. Katie is also a yoga instructor (RYT 500hr) and a Master Reiki practitioner and teacher at Bridge Studio.
Molly Crosen, Client Services Coordinator
Molly currently studies psychology at Southern Maine Community College and plans to pursue a career in mental health with a focus in Wilderness Therapy. She is also enrolled in the 200hr Yoga Teacher Training program through Bridge Studio and is a seasoned Reiki practitioner. Molly has extensive customer service experience and strives to make each client feel comfortable and to facilitate a streamlined intake process in her role as client services coordinator.
Lori Moulton, Financial Services
Lori has served in the medical billing field for over 25 years, having been fully immersed in this work from the time she was a child surrounded by her parent’s medical billing business. As an adult, she started her own medical billing company, Frost Hill Medical, and continues to serve with the goal to continue learning and improving on the valuable experience she gained from her family’s business. She continues to receive valuable mentoring from Mid Coast Hospital’s Director of patient accounts, and strives to meet and address the concerns of all clients. In addition, Lori has a background in Occupational Therapy and believes the patient-centered philosophy she was trained in fits well with the Art of Awareness model of serving all with compassion.