Servicing the towns of Andover, Hebron, Marlborough and Columbia, AHM’s Clinical Program offers both professional staff and confidential counseling to youth 0-18 and their families. AHM’s Clinical staff is committed to creating a therapeutic environment which is warm and safe. We are devoted to assisting clients in developing a plan for growth and development; as well as relief of suffering. Through a strength based, time limited model, our goal is to assist our clients in learning skills, claiming their unique competences, and reaching their maximum potential.
The clinical program offers treatment to a wide variety of areas which include: depression, anxiety, family transition, grief and loss, co-parenting, blended family issues, ADD/ADHD and school problems. With the family’s permission, therapists collaborate with schools, police, hospitals and other mental health systems to provide a continuity of care for the client.
Please call the AHM office at 860-228-9488 to make an appointment with our clinical team.
Meet Our Clinical Team
L.M.F.T., AHM Clinical Coordinator
Sandra has been with AHM for over 25 years serving as our Clinical Coordinator and treating youth and their families. Partnering with clients, she designs a goal oriented treatment plan in order to find healthy solutions to a variety of client challenges. Sandra services a diverse client population by providing individual child focus therapy and family therapy.
Sandra is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the Connecticut Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.
Lauren has been with AHM since 2009. She has 11 years of clinical experience which includes working with children and families in clinic, hospital and school settings. Lauren works with clients to design treatment plans based on the client’s desire for positive change. Therapy is focused on finding healthy solutions to a variety of challenges. Lauren provides individual and family therapy using the best model of treatment specific to the client.
Lauren is also a certified school social worker with experience navigating the 504, PPT, and school RTI processes for students and their families.
Dr. Qureshi joined our clinical team in 2012 to provide psychiatric services to AHM clients. He joins us from Manchester Memorial Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department.
Together, Dr. Qureshi and our Clinical Coordinator monitor and prescribe psychiatric medications on a monthly basis.
Dr. Qureshi is Board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.