Center for Family Development


81 Bridge St #215
Lowell, MA 01852
Phone: (978) 459-2306
Fax: (978) 453-9394

Monday - Friday: 9AM - 7PM
Saturday: 9AM - 6PM

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Meet the Team


Gail Analoro, PMHNP-BC

Gail is a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who comes to us with over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults.  She works with various populations diagnosed with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Schizophrenia, School related issues and more. Ms. Analoro has also worked in private practice, in ICBAT and CBAT levels of care in Central Massachusetts, in Pediatric Psychopharmacological Research, and as a School Adjustment Counselor for both Middle School and High School settings.  She holds a Master’s Degree in Science as well as a CAGS from Northeastern University and a Master’s Degree in Education for Counseling Psychology from Cambridge College. In addition, Ms. Analoro is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Social Worker. She has provided support groups for parents, spouses, and significant others of individuals diagnosed with mental health disorders.


Tasha Berroa, MSW, LICSW

Tasha joined the CHS family in 2018 and has over six years of clinical experience. She obtained her MSW from Barry University. She has had training on Motivational Interviewing, domestic violence, substance abuse, and more. Tasha sees clients ages 5-21.

Tasha's clinical specialties include trauma/abuse, educational problems, depression, relationship issues, self-esteem, substance abuse, suicidal ideation, and working with victims of crime. 

Languages spoken: English and Spanish

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Rose Bowie, M.Ed.

Rose has been with the Center for Family Development since Spring 2018. She considers herself a life long learner and attended the University of Massachusetts Lowell and then Cambridge College receiving her Master in Education-School Counseling in 2011. After years of working in the Counseling field Rose continued her studies and on to receive a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Mental Health Counseling. Rose welcomes all age ranges to her counseling office.

Specializing in Person Centered care, Rose works with Clients with an array of mental health concerns such depression, anxiety, self-harm, suicidal idealization, low self-esteem, life transitions, relationship issues, and more. To meet each Client's needs specifically she includes many types of Counseling Techniques including Solution Focused Counseling, Strengths Based Counseling, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Counseling, Art Therapy, Mindfulness Practices, Health Coaching, and other Holistic Approaches. In her off time Rose enjoys being outdoors, gardening, trying new pizza restaurants, and taking classes to better serve her Clients, such as Reiki training.

Languages spoken: English


Kayla Doyle, MA

Kayla joined CFD as an intern in 2018 and became an employee in 2019. She obtained her Masters in Mental Health Counseling through Rivier University. She has years of experience working with adolescents. Kayla sees clients ages 12 and older. She belongs to Project Semicolon.

Kayla’s clinical specialties include Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectal Behavior Therapy, anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm, trauma, abuse, and bullying.

Languages spoken: English


Joanne Groetzinger MS, MA, LMHC

Joanne joined the CHS family as our Clinical Director in 2019. She has over 20 years of experience in the mental health field, having worked in a variety of settings including forensic psychology, private practice, and with NH Healthy Families. Joanne earned her first Master’s degree in Human Services Administration from Springfield College, and obtained her second Master’s degree, in psychology, from Notre Dame College in Manchester.

Her clinical specialties include CBT, DBT, family therapy, and working with clients with schizophrenia and other chronic mental illnesses.

Languages spoken: English


Linda Littlefield, LICSW

Linda has been with CFD since 1999 and has been employed as a social worker since 1974. Linda graduated from Boston University's School of Social Work and went on to receive her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study from Boston University. She belongs to the National Association of Social Workers. She sees clients ages 16 and older.

Linda's clinical specialties include working with people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues. In addition, she has experience working with abuse/trauma, anxiety, ADHD, Bipolar disorder, depression, divorce, grief, homelessness, incarceration, learning disorders, relationships, schizophrenia, and self-harm.

Languages spoken: English


John McCord, LCSW

John is a clinical social worker with over 19 years of experience. John graduated in 1999. He sees clients ages 5 and older.

John specializes in working with abuse/trauma, phobias, substance abuse/addiction, relationship issues, grief, divorce, homelessness, incarceration, gender dysphoria, learning disorders, developmental delays, self-image issues, self-harm and suicidal ideation, and more.

Languages spoken: English


Syed A. Moosvi, M.D.

Dr. Moosvi is from Canada where he did his undergraduate training (Bachelor’s degree from McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario).  He went on to complete Medical School at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. After graduating medical school, he completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He then completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL.

He began work at Taunton State Hospital in 2007 where he worked as an Attending Psychiatrist on the Forensic Evaluation and Treatment Units.  During this time, he was also an instructor in Forensic Psychiatry for Harvard Medical School.

He transferred to be an Attending Psychiatrist at Cape Cod and Islands Community Mental Health Center in Pocasset, MA in 2013 where he went on to become the Center Medical Director and a UMass Medical School faculty member.  As of February 2019, he has started as a member of the medical staff at Comprehensive Health Services.


Nicole Nickerson, MSW, LICSW

Nicole is a clinical social worker with over 11 years of experience. She graduated from Boston University's School of Medicine in 2007 with her MSW. She sees clients ages 21 and older.

Nicole specializes in working with stress, anxiety, depression, grief, homelessness, relationships, schizophrenia, self-esteem, social anxiety, and suicidal ideation.

Languages spoken: English


Jackie Parker, LMHC

Jackie Parker joined out team in 2019, and has been working in the clinical field since 2012. Jackie attended University of Toledo, Ohio for her Bachelors degree and Bowling Green State University, Ohio for her Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling.

Jackie sees clients ages 5 and older. Her clinical specialties are in CBT and solution-focused work, in addition to working with children/youth, family therapy, parenting skills, trauma, and adoption/foster care. When not at work, Jackie enjoys traveling, bicycling, going to concerts, cooking/watching cooking shows, going to the gym, gardening, and spending time with her cat.

Languages spoken: English


Emily O’Brien-Holland, MSW, LCSW

Emily O’Brien-Holland joined our team in 2019, and has over 13 years of experience. Emily earned her MSW from Southern Maine, and her Master’s degree from Bridgewater State University.

Emily works with clients ages 5 and older. Her clinical specialties are working with children/adolescents, and with domestic violence. Her hobbies include baking, crafting, and spending time with family and friends.

Languages spoken: English


Ken Powers, MS

Ken Powers has been with the Center for Family Development since 2012, and has over 38 years of clinical experience. Ken has his M.S. in Gerontology, and has attended the University of New Hampshire, Boston College, and University of Southern New Hampshire. As well as being a part of the community at CFD, Ken has been the CEO of Lowell House, Inc. since 1989. He has also served as a professor and lecturer at Middlesex Community College and UMass Lowell, respectively.

Ken treats clients ages 18 and up. His clinical specialties are substance Abuse, CBT, group therapy; HIV/AIDS and related issues. When not at work, Ken enjoys Celtic acoustic guitar, writing fiction, flower gardening, and surf casting.

Languages spoken: English

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Daphne Serwatka, MSW, LICSW

Daphne has been with the Center for Family Development since 2017 and has over 20 years of clinical experience. She obtained her M.S.W. from Boston University. Daphne belongs to NASW (National Association of Social Workers), and works with all clients across the lifespan.

Her clinical specialties include Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused, Relational, and Compassion-Focused therapies; treatment of depression and anxiety, grief and loss, self-harming behaviors; conflict resolution, stress management, promoting healthy self-esteem and personal growth. Daphne enjoys cooking, reading, nature, fitness.

Languages spoken: English


Althea Terrell, MSW, LCSW

Althea has been with the Center for Family Development since 2017. She obtained her MSW from Simmons University. Althea sees clients ages 8 and older. 

Althea's clinical specialties include trauma, anxiety, depression, and PTSD. When not at work, Althea enjoys journaling and going on walks.

Languages spoken: English


Timothy Wight, LCSW

Timothy specializes in working with abuse/trauma, educational problems, stress, anxiety, ADHD, Autism spectrum disorder, Bipolar disorder, bullying, child neglect, depression, developmental coordinator disorder, developmental delays, gender dysphoria, grief, homelessness, incarceration, insomnia, kleptomania, learning disorders, mood disorders, motor/vocal tic disorders, neurocognitive disorders, nightmare disorder, Obsessive compulsive disorder, body image, panic disorder, personality disorders, pyromania, relationship issues, self-esteem, self-harm, schizophrenia, sex counseling, social anxiety, suicidal ideation, trauma focused CBT, and victims of crime. He sees clients ages 3 and older.