Behavioral Health

We believe that integrating behavioral health into primary care is key to treating a person's overal health. If your child has emotional, behavioral, or psychological needs, our behavioral care team is here to help. Call our office to speak to a care coordinator to discuss the process of booking an appointment with one of our three behavioral health consultants. To book an appointment with our behavioral health consultants, you must book a consult with your PCP here at Bridgewater Pediatrics. Please call our office for more information. 

Meet our Behavioral Health Team

Ashley Potts, Behavioral Health Care Coordinator 

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Ashley is a graduate of Adrian College (BSW ‘16) and Boston College (MSW ‘17). Ashley is an empathetic and empowering leader who has a passion for helping patients and their families find compassionate, quality care at Bridgewater Pediatrics. Ashley has worked in a variety of professional settings including at CASTLE (Clean and Sober Teens Living Empowered) where she led individual and group therapy as a clinician, at High Point Treatment Center where she served as an in home therapist and at Mothers for Justice and Equality where she worked with individuals and families to help connect them to community resources and referrals. Ashley lives in East Bridgewater with her fiance Dean and their dog. In her free time she enjoys gardening, coffee dates, time spent with family and friends, beekeeping, going to church, and Maine trips.

Joshua Cabral, MS, LMHC 
Behavioral Health Consultant 
    

Josh is a licensed mental health counselor and trained family therapist.  He received his undergraduate degree from Bridgewater State University and his MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Eastern Nazarene College.  He also has additional training in primary care behavioral health with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.  Josh has worked in a variety of behavioral health capacities, including therapeutic mentoring, in-home family therapy, crisis intervention, family stabilization, group therapy, private practice, and school counseling.  Josh has worked with families and individuals on a number of different issues including depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, addiction, grief, and marital/family conflict.  

Prior to joining Bridgewater Pediatrics, Josh worked as a licensed school adjustment counselor.  He also serves as an adjunct professor at Eastern Nazarene College in the Early Childhood Education Department where he teaches various courses in  psychology, such as lifespan development, human exceptionalities, educational psychology, child psychology, and psychological and educational assessment.  Josh also works as a psychotherapist at The Well in Bridgewater.  He is an active member of South Shore Community Church and enjoys being outdoors, reading, and spending time with his wife and three children.

Lisa Falcione, LICSW Behavioral Health Consultant 

Lisa graduated from Assumption College with a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Rehabilitation Services in 1996 and a Masters in Social Work from Wheelock College in 2002.  Lisa has worked extensively in residential and school settings providing individual and group therapy for adolescents with complex social emotional needs. From 2002-2008 she worked as a clinical supervisor at the Fall River Deaconess Home and School, from 2008-2018 at the Home For Little Wanderers as a clinical coordinator.  Lisa is certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, Trauma Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Substance Use Education, CANS, CAFAS, Motivational Interviewing and Restorative Practices. Lisa has a wide range of experience organizing and facilitating therapeutic groups, supervising clinicians and skill in comprehensive clinical writing.  In her free time Lisa enjoys having family fun with her husband and two daughters. 

Chris Curran MA, LMHC Behavioral Health Consultant  

Chris is a licensed mental health counselor and school adjustment counselor. He graduated from Bridgewater State College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2008. Chris attained his Masters in Clinical Psychology from Bridgewater State University in 2011. In his time in the mental health field, Chris worked in various roles; including as a therapeutic mentor, an in home family therapist, a mental health associate and counseling roles in the outpatient and the academic setting. Chris has extensive experience at various levels in the mental health counseling field which has afforded an understanding of the different roles providers have in treatment. Chris has worked with clients in the inpatient hospital setting, the outpatient community settings and both the alternative and general education school settings. His experience and knowledge of how these roles interact with each other has been valuable in helping his clients and patients receive the best care that they need. In his free time Chris likes golfing, fly fishing and cooking new recipes for his wife.

 

 

 

Behavioral Health Resources 
The articles and links below provide helpful information for families working through behavioral health concerns.  

Depression in Teens 

Mood Disorders and ADHD

Anxiety Disorders

Helping Your Child Cope

Treating Eating Disorders 

Maternal Mental Health for Moms- During and After Pregnancy (MCPAP for Moms)

Mental Health Resources for Children (MCPAP) 

Thanks to our partnership with Boston Children's Hospital, we are able to integrate behavioral health services. Watch this video, produced by the Pediatric Physicians' Organization at Children's, which describes this important program.