Mark Gapen, Ph.D./BCN—Dr. Gapen began his career working on an NIMH-funded study of risks and resilience factors for PTSD in a large urban hospital in Atlanta, GA. Additionally, Dr. Gapen worked in the Atlanta VA, and community and academic health settings before beginning a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Bessel van der Kolk at the Trauma Center in Boston, MA. During his fellowship, Dr. Gapen earned a Certificate in Traumatic Stress Studies, worked with chronically traumatized individuals of all ages, and was the research coordinator for a study investigating the effectiveness of neurofeedback in ameliorating the physiological symptoms associated with PTSD. More recently, Dr. Gapen was the Clinical Research Psychologist for the Uniformed Services Program at the Brattleboro Retreat. In this role, Dr. Gapen provided direct service to police, firefighters, active and retired military, corrections officers, and other uniformed service professionals. Currently, Dr. Gapen is the Training Director for the Doctoral Psychology Internship Program at Community Services Institute, Inc. Dr. Gapen has extensive experience working in multi-disciplinary settings and incorporates multiple contextual factors into his conceptualization of psychopathology. He is board-certified in neurofeedback.
Elaine Campbell, Psy.D.—Dr. Campbell received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England in 1999 and her master’s degree in counseling psychology from Boston College, 1991. She completed her Doctoral internship through Harvard Medical School at the Brockton/West Roxbury Veteran’s Administration providing psychological services to combat veterans struggling with posttraumatic stress disorder and their families. Dr. Campbell’s postdoctoral fellowship included work on a federally funded research project through SAMHSA, which addressed the psychological needs of rural women who had experienced trauma in their lives, as well as the needs of their children. Dr. Campbell has a commitment to public mental health and has spent the last 15 years providing training, supervision, school consultation, as well as direct care in a variety of settings in both urban and rural locations in Massachusetts. Dr. Campbell’s interests include developing innovative and strength-based treatment models for children, and their families, who have experienced traumatic events. She is a member of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and has received training through the Red Cross in Mental Health Disaster response.
Zachariah Lieberman, Psy.D.--dr. Liberman was trained in neurofeedback in 2012 during his Doctoral Internship at Community Services Institute, Inc.. He currently work at River Valley Counseling in addition to the work for our practice.