Our Clinician
All of us at Vorpahl Psychology Associates, LLC have multiple years of clinical experience working with clients of all ages. While each of us brings her unique background, approach and strengths to the practice, all of us adhere to the overarching philosophy that the needs, desires and goals of our clients always come first. We strongly believe that each and every person is unique and deserves a personally tailored approach to finding his own way and in return achieve his full potential as a person, parent, partner, or professional.
In addition to the mandated continuing education classes, all of us participate in weekly professional development sessions where we cover & discuss the latest developments, techniques or research as they pertain to our profession.
Jacqueline M. Vorpahl, Ph.D.
Owner & Director
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Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Massachusetts License: 7426
Clinical Experience:  25 Years
Graduate School: California School of Professional Psychology
(formerly known as "US International University", San Diego)
Year Graduated: 1997
Doctor in Clinical Psychology
Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy
Expert in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Member of Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Frequent Guest Speaker & Presenter at Regional and National Conferences
Previous Employment & Experience
Faculty Member Boston University School of Medicine Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology
Served on National Suicide Prevention Committee for Native Americans
Native American Indian Center of Boston - Child & Family Psychologist / Director of Mental Health
Wampanoag Tribe of Gayhead - Clinical Psychologist / Director of Mental Health
Boston Public School - Education and Mental Health Consultant
Malik & Associates - Clinical Psychologist
Medfield State Hospital - Psychology Post Doctorate Fellow
Boston University - Psychology Post Doctorate Fellow
South Shore Mental Health & Medfield State Hospital, Harvard University Affiliate - Clinical APA Psychology Intern
Downtown Mental Health, San Diego - Psychiatric Case Manager / Therapist
Darcy Peifer, Psy.D.
Assistant Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Massachusetts License: 9189
Graduate School: Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
Clinical Experience: 14 years
Strong background in working with children, adolescents and adults.
Experience in treating symptoms of ADHD, anxiety and depression.
Multiple years of experience and strong track record in working with children and adolescents with behavioral issues.
Previous Employment & Experience
Wediko Children's Services, Full-time Psychologist
Wediko Children's Services, Therapist Intern
Youth Opportunities Upheld, Inc., Therapist Intern
Bedford VA Hospital, Practicum Intern
The Manville School, Practicum Student
Walker Home & School, Assistant Teacher
New England Center for Children, Level II Teacher
Janet Price, Psy.D. LMHC, MEd
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Massachusetts License: 9245
Clinical Experience: 6 years
Graduate School: Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
Expected Date of Graduation: December, 2015
Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology
Master’s Degree in Early Childhood/ Special Needs
Board Member Asperger's Association of New England, Watertown
Experience with Asperger's community
Experience with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families
Expert in the joys and challenges of adoption
Previous Employment & Experience
South End Community Health Center: Mental Health Department, Clinical Intern
Y.O.U. Inc. Family Center: Clinical Intern
McLean-Fransiscan’s Child and Adolescent In-Patient Unit: Practicum Intern
Family Services, Inc.: Practicum Intern
Adjunct Instructor, University of Massachusetts, Boston: Early Childhood Department
Massachusetts Early Intervention Program: Director
Early Childhood Special Needs: Teacher
Trainer and Presenter at Various Workshops and Conferences
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Wendy Billings-Litke, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Massachusetts License: 8767
Clinical Experience:  7 Years
Graduate School: Lesley University, Cambridge MA
Year Graduated: 2011
Masters in Art Therapy & Mental Health Counseling
Extensive experience in integrating yoga and behavioral health
Strong background in Art Therapy
Numerous  additional certifications and trainings
Member of:
American Art Therapy Association (AATA)
New England Art Therapy Association (NEATA)
Marissa L. Maki, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Massachusetts License: 9906
Clinical Experience:  5 Years
Graduate School: Lesley University, Cambridge MA
Year Graduated: 2013
Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School & Community Specialization/School Adjustment Counselor
Publications: Supporting Our Students at Risk: Recognizing and Responding to Students Experiencing Mental Health Issues
Previous Employment & Experience
High Rock School, Needham MA - School Adjustment Counselor
Hillside Elementary School, Needham MA - School Guidance Counselor
Pollard Middle School, Needham MA - School Guidance Counselor
Brookline Community Mental Health Center, Brookline MA - Clinical Associate
Malden Public Schools & Housing Families, Inc, Malden MA - Clinician
Previous Employment & Experience
Meadowridge Academy, Swansea MA -  Clinician
Whitney Academy, E Freetown MA  - Therapist
McLean Hospital, Brockton MA - Clinical Intern
Meadowridge Academy, Swansea MA - Clinical Intern
Stevens Treatment Center, Swansea MA - Behavioral Specialist

Special Trainings & Certifications
SMART (Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Treatment), JRI
Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Teacher Training
Restorative Yoga Teacher Training, Back Bay Yoga Studio
Building Communities of Care Instructor Training, JRI
Psychological First Aid Train the Trainer, JRI
ARC (Attachment, Regulation and Competency) Model, JRI
My Life My Choice
AFAA Group Exercise Certification
Art and Yoga Teacher Training, Kripalu
Vinyasa Yoga Teacher Training, Eyes of the World
Melissa Vogt, LICSW
Licensed Indepent Clinical Social Worker
Massachusetts License: 000120122
Clinical Experience:  15 Years
Graduate School: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Year Graduated: 2006
Masters in Social Work
Member of:
National Association of Social Workers
Strong research background in areas of  neurosicience as well as adolescent behavior.
Strong background and multiple years experience in effectively working with children, adolscents and their families in emotionally charged situations.

Previous Employment & Experience
Vive Family Support Program, Boston, MA - Parent Coach
AHM Consulting, Sherborn, MA - Director of Family Support
Children's Hospital, Boston, MA - Intervention Specialist
Children's Hospital, Boston MA - Swensrud Depression Prevention Fellow
COMHAR Outpatient Services, Philadelphia, PA - Social Work Intern
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA - Research Associate
Franklin Marshall College, Philadelphia, PA - Independent Researcher



Special Trainings & Certifications
School Adjustment Counselor K-12 Certification
National Clinical Mental Health Counselor Certification
DBT Skills Training: Dr. Michael Hollander, McLean Hospital
Harvard Medical School: School Mental Health K-12
The Bridge Training Institute: DBT Skills Training
The Education Cooperative: Understanding & Treating the Complex Puzzle of Non-Suicidal Self-Injury
The Education Cooperative: School Avoidance: Understanding Why It Happens and Approaches for Reintegrating Students
Developmental Resources: Helping Young People Learn Self-Regulation

Kadie Yannone, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Massachusetts License: 222580
Clinical Experience:  6 years
Graduate School: New York University
Year Graduated: 2015
Masters in Social Work
Expert in Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Member of:
NEPDA member(New England Personality Disorder Association)
Previous Employment & Experience
McLean Hospital Gunderson Residence, Community Residential Counselor                
Serenity Sober living, Sober Coach and Case Manager
Brooklyn Highschool, Clinical Social Worker
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Pediatric Oncology Social Worker
Blue Sky Behavioral Health, Primary Therapist and Group Facilitator
Community Counseling of Bristol Country, DBT Speciality Residential Program Director


Special Training & Certifications
McLean Hospital's The Borderline Personality Training Institute, General Psychiatric Management Workshop
Suicide Intervention and Prevention Training
CBT for Trauma Treatment: Powerful and Proven Techniques
McLean Hospital's Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for PTSD
RIMHCA (Rhode Island Mental Health Counselors Association) Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Core Concepts and Application