Dianne Arvisais, LMHC


Dianne Arvisais is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) who earned her Masters of Holistic Counseling from Salve Regina University in 2015. She works with children, adults, and families, and has practiced in community mental health as both an outreach and office-based clinician. Dianne utilizes a holistic approach with a focus on integrating mind and body. She has received extensive training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), which she uses to support her clients in exploring their values and developing a more compassionate and flexible relationship with painful thoughts, feelings, emotions, and sensations in service of creating a rich, full, and meaningful life.

Dianne works collaboratively with her clients to cultivate a trusting therapeutic relationship and tailors treatment to each client's individual needs. Dianne's areas of interest include depressive disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma and stressor related disorders, ADHD, substance use disorders, loss and grief, progressive illnesses, end of life issues, and working with children.

Amy Basilico, MSW, LICSW


Amy Basilico is an Independently Licensed Clinical Social Worker(LICSW) who received her Master's degree in Social Work from Rhode Island College.

Amy practiced in community mental health working with adults and adolescents, working in residential, community based, and in office settings. She has experience working with people who have PTSD, anxiety disorders, depression, personality disorders, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and psychotic disorders.

Amy is an animal lover, and after working as a veterinary technician for over seven years, prior to returning to the mental health field, she has a special interest in pet grief and loss.

Amy believes that only you are an expert in your own experiences, and thus seeks to learn from and problem solve with you. She takes an integrative approach to therapy, using DBT, CBT, and Narrative Therapy approaches with a strong focus on the therapeutic relationship. She has enjoyed working with diverse populations including the LGBTQ+ community.

Hollis Gates, LMHC, CAS


Hollis Gates is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), and a Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS) who has practiced psychotherapy for over 25 years. He has practiced in several different settings including an adolescent residential school setting and large community­based mental health agencies, providing outpatient and intensive outpatient services to adolescents, adults, couples and families. Additionally, Hollis has provided addictions counseling for alcohol and other drugs as well as smoking cessation in outpatient, inpatient, and corrections settings. He also has consulted with public school settings and hospitals.

Hollis earned his Masters Degree in Counseling and Psychiatric Services at Springfield College. His clinical interests are in the area of addiction, coping skills, stress reduction and management, grief and loss, and spiritual development.

Hollis strongly believes in overall mental health and wellness through treatment, education and self-awareness.

Melany C. Tromba, Psy.D.


Dr. Melany Tromba is a is a clinical psychologist with expertise in the areas of women's issues, college mental health, traumatic stress, grief, stress management, sexual and gender identity related concerns, and life cycle transitions.

She earned her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University in 2007, and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Southern Illinois University Counseling Center with concentration areas including the treatment of eating disorders and the provision of inclusive and affirming care across the sexual and gender identity spectrum. Dr. Tromba has extensive experience working with students, parents, and university community in the context of university mental health. Areas of clinical interest include mood disorders, identity across the life span, relationship issues, and health psychology.

Dr. Tromba provides a trusting, respectful, collaborative, supportive, and warm relationship in a confidential environment. Her work is tailored to each client's unique needs, strengths, values, and goals. Her approach is integrative with an emphasis on trauma informed treatment, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). In addition, interpersonal process and insight-oriented work is used to promote self-understanding and meaning making.