The Plymouth Center for Behavioral Health is staffed by a multi-disciplinary team from the fields of psychiatry, psychology, social work and mental health.
Dr. Julie A. Johnson is the Founder and Director of The Plymouth Center for Behavioral Health, LLC.
Dr. Johnson attended The University of Hartford for her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology as well as her Master's of Arts in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Johnson also holds a Master's of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Lesley College. She did her Post-Doctorate work at the Center for Sexual Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Johnson is a Certified Sex Therapist through the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT). Her areas of clinical focus are sex therapy, sexual health, couples therapy, adults, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), solution focused therapy, depression, anxiety and addiction. See more of her under our News & Press Release section and Fox Boston TV segments.
Cathy Doyle is the clinic's Billing Specialist. She has worked in the medical billing field for over 10 years.
Kathleen Murphy is the clinic's Office Manager. She has worked 20 years in corporate system support. She holds a degree in IT/Visual Communications.
Deborah Abelha is the clinic's Administrative Assistant. She has over 20 years of corporate customer service experience.
Leslie A. DeLisle , APRN, PMHCNS-BC
Ms. DeLisle is a Board Certified psychiatric and mental health clinical nurse specialist with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Boston College and a Master of Science in Nursing from Northeastern University. Her interests include the management of mood and anxiety disorders, post partum and women’s health issues, and emotional reactions to stress, and physical illness. At the Plymouth Center, Leslie provides consultation to patients referred by their primary therapists for evaluation and medication management, otherwise known as pharmacotherapy. Ms. DeLisle has a medical / surgical nursing background and combined with her mental health specialization, has further strengthened her expertise in how physical health influences mental health, and vice versa. Ms. DeLisle has co-authored peer-reviewed articles on delirium, alcohol withdrawal, suicide/ harm, patient falls, as well as advanced practice nursings response to the Boston Marathon bombing. In addition, she has written a chapter in a book on change leadership in complex systems.
Zach Smith, M.D. - Psychiatrist
Dr. Smith completed fellowships in psychosomatic medicine, addiction psychiatry, and addiction psychiatry research, and is a Certified Medical Review Officer. Zach Smith, M.D. has an extensive background in psychiatry, substance abuse, and psychosomatic medicine. His innovative research on anabolic steroids, drug testing for substances of abuse, and use of performance enhancing agents has been featured in national and international publications and has been presented at the American Psychiatric Association and American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry.
Amber Bakeman, MA
Degree: Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology
Grad School: American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington D.C
Under Grad: John Jay College of Criminal Justice New York, NY
Areas of Clinical Focus: Adults, Military and Civilian trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Anxiety, Depression.
Jennifer Buker, LMHC
Degree: Master of Science Counseling Psychology
Grad School:Northeastern University
Under Grad: Wheelock College
Areas of Clinical Focus: Children and Adolescents, Parenting skills and Behavior Modification, Family Therapy, Trauma, Self-Injury, Depression, Anxiety, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Lisa Forman, MS, CAGS, LMHC
Lisa M. Montuori, LMHC
Graduate School: Suffolk University
Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Areas of Clinical Focus: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Adults, Children, Anxiety, Depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Sandy Korona, MA, LMHC
Graduate School: Eastern Nazarene College
Undergraduate School: State University of New York at Binghamton
Areas of Clinical Focus: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Adults, Grief, Loss, Depression, Anxiety, Family Dynamics, Life Transitions.
Ashley Luongo, LMHC
Degree: Masters in Counseling Psychology
Graduate School: Assumption College
Undergraduate: Curry College
Areas of Clinical Focus: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Adults, Adolescents, Depression, Anxiety, Families, Parenting Skills.
Becky Lyons, LMHC
Graduate School: University of Massachusetts, Boston
Undergraduate School: Curry College
Areas of Clinical Focus: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Teens, Adjustment Issues, Depression, Anxiety and Women's Issues.
Melissa M. Masi Genereaux, MSW, LICSW
Graduate School: Boston University School of Social Work
Undergraduate School: Assumption College
Areas of Clinical Focus: Child and Adolescents, Dual Diagnosis, Addiction, Trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Life Transitions, Parenting Skills and Sexual Health Issues.
Degree: Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology
Graduate School: Bridgwater State University
Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts at Boston
Areas of Clinical Focus: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Addiction/Co-occurring Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Anger Management, Trauma, and Life Transition Issues
Susan Ramondetta, MSW, LICSW
Graduate School: Boston College School of Social Work
Undergraduate School: Simmons College
Areas of Clinical Focus: Adults, Teenagers, Adjustment Issues, Chronic Mental Illness, Depression, Anxiety and Addiction.
Erica St. Germain, MSW, LICSW
Graduate School: Simmons College of Social Work
Undergraduate School: Bridgewater State University
Areas of Clinical Focus: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Adults, Geriatric Mental Health, Alzheimer's and other Dementia's, Addiction, Adjustment Issues, Depression, Anxiety, and Parenting Difficulties.
* The Plymouth Center for Behavioral Health also has other clinicians that are not currently listed on our website.