Jessica Beliles, MSW, completed her graduate training at The Smith College School for Social Work and provides psychotherapy to individuals and couples at the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay. Jessica has experience working with people seeking therapy for a wide variety of reasons including relationship issues, grief, eating disorders, psychosis, and trauma (both interpersonal and systemic). In addition to her work as a fellow at PIBB, Jessica is an outpatient clinician at The Edinburg Center.
Kelsey Brey, LMHC, completed their master’s in Counseling Psychology from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She provides individual and couples therapy as a Fellow at the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay (PIBB). Kelsey has years of experience working in the emergency room, completing crisis mental health interventions and assessments. They have interest in and commitment to helping patients navigate the unique challenges associated with young adulthood as well as providing a welcoming environment for those identifying as LGBTQ+. She supports those dealing with a variety of psychological conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and PTSD.
Katherine Clarke, LICSW is a post-graduate fellow practicing individual and couples therapy with the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay. In addition to her work at PIBB, she is a psychotherapist at And Still We Rise, a group practice in Boston, MA. Kat also completed training as a fellow at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis.
Jonathan DeWeese, PMHNP, practices psychotherapy as a post-graduate fellow with the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay (PIBB). He is particularly interested in relationship issues, aging, death and dying, LGBTQ issues, religious trauma, and spiritual companionship. In addition to his work with PIBB, Jonathan works in geriatric psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance, and is pursuing additional training in couples therapy with the Psychodynamic Couple and Family Institute of New England (PCFINE).
Yael Elhadad, MSW, received her masters from Boston College School of Social Work, and her BSW from the Hebrew University School of Social Work in Jerusalem, Israel. She is a postgraduate fellow at the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay (PIBB) and provides psychodynamic psychotherapy to individuals and couples. Yael is committed to providing a healing space in which individuals and couples could deepen their understanding of themselves and of each other. In addition to her work at PIBB, Yael is a postgraduate fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Psychoanalysis (MIP). Yael provides therapy in English and Hebrew.
Kellie Foxx-Gonzalez, MSW, received her Masters at Boston College and provides individual and couples therapy as a postgraduate fellow at the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay (PIBB). In addition to her role at PIBB, she works as a mobile crisis clinician at Riverside Community Care. She is particularly interested in relationship issues, LGBTQ+ issues, complex trauma, grief, and embodiment.
William Mason, LCSW, has experience providing psychodynamic psychotherapy in mulitple settings including hospitals, schools, and outpatient clinics. In addition to his clinical work as a post-graduate fellow at the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay, William sees patients at the Human Relations Service in Wellesley, MA. He has trained at the Psychodynamic Couple and Family Institute of New England (PCFINE) and is currently pursuing additional psychoanalytic training at The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute (BPSI).
Kristen Popper, LCSW, completed her MSW at New York University and provides individual and couples psychotherapy as a Fellow at the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay (PIBB). Prior to joining PIBB, she worked in hospital and outpatient settings with adults of all ages facing a variety of challenges including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, relationship challenges, and chronic physical illness. Kristen also trained as a Fellow at the Boston Institute for Psychotherapy.
Julia Rydin, LCSW, is a post-graduate fellow practicing psychodynamic individual and couples therapy with the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay. In addition to her role at PIBB, Julia continues her work as a staff clinician at Hope Ave Therapy, LLC. She has also completed a certificate in advanced training in psychodynamic couples therapy through the Psychodynamic Couple and Family Institute of New England (PCFINE)
Emily Schweitzer, LCSW, is a Fellow at the Psychotherapy Institute of Back Bay (PIBB). She joins PIBB after completing a two year fellowship at the Danielsen Institute, a psychodynamically oriented clinic with a focus on the intersection of mental health and spirituality, culture, and religion. Emily strongly believes that cultivating curiosity and compassion toward oneself can lead to greater freedom, adaptability, and
interconnectedness. She enjoys working with individuals and couples, and welcomes each client into a collaborative journey that attends to their uniqueness. Emily is also keenly interested in trauma and somatic work and seeks to integrate the felt sense into therapy as an essential part of the healing process. (Somatic credentials: Licensed GYROTONIC® Instructor, Franklin Method, Internal Family Systems, and trauma- informed movement).