Behavioral Healthcare In

Boston, MA

Stop struggling with mental health and substance abuse challenges. Programs for ages 14 - 24.

Behavioral Healthcare in Boston, MA

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Meet the Boston Team

Nico Andrade

Nico Andrade

Position: Family Therapist
Credentials: LCSW
Nico Andrade is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has earned his master’s degree in Social Work from Bridgewater State University. Nico has seven years of experience working with children and families in a variety of treatment settings. Prior to working at Vive, Nico has worked with children in therapeutic programs in both middle and high school settings as a school Social Worker. Prior to working in schools, Nico has worked with children and families in their homes and community as a therapeutic mentor. Some of the approaches Nico utilizes in his practice consist of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Solution-Focused therapy. Nico’s strength is building rapport with his clients, and he champions a wrap-around approach to therapy. In his spare time, Nico enjoys the outdoors, exercising, walking his dog, creating handmade items, and spending time with friends and family.

Nico Andrade

Family Therapist

Nadia Bhatti

Position: Regional Director
Credentials: LICSW

Nadia Bhatti, Regional Director, is Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and have been working in the field for over nine years. I have had the honor of working with a wide range of people experiencing relationship and/or transitional issues, as well as more severe problems including mental health, personality disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, trauma, OCD, grief, Families, organ transplantation, and individuals who struggle with depression, anxiety, relational couples issues, and substance use disorders.
I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Function Family Therapy, and Mind-Body interventions. I believe it’s essential to be open-minded and non-judgmental when someone shares their personal story or experiences with me. Our relationship with our self and others has worth and is useful to explore in therapy. I believe that seeking help is a huge step in the right direction and that therapy should be viewed as personal care and maintenance, not because something is “wrong” with you. My warm and collaborative style is empowering and I help hold the clients accountable for making the changes they wish to see in their lives.

Nadia Bhatti

Regional Director
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Home Services

Potomac “Home” is our name for appointments that occur in the community rather than in our offices. When you’d prefer to get support at random times of the day or evening, Potomac Home services are usually only 1-2 hours per week.

A "Whole Family" Solution

We also have the same options for your parents but instead of calling them Mentors we call them “Parent Coaches”. Your parents can choose to have “clinical” or “life” assistance. And some of our life coaches can coach your parents over a phone or a tablet or a computer.

Ready When You Are

In addition to weekly scheduled sessions, Potomac Mentors and Coaches are available for you and your parents in real time, at critical moments when you might need support and guidance the most.

Wherever You Are

Many of our Home participants have come to us after completing a wilderness program or residential treatment. They can’t stand the thought of going back to an office for more therapy. Potomac Home is a better alternative. We meet you wherever you are most comfortable.

Earning Our Reputation

This in-the-moment support via phone or text is why Potomac Home has earned its reputation for success with tough, real-world situations.

Optimize Your Support Network

Here’s an example of how your Potomac Home Mentor and Parent Coach work together with your family to optimize the resources you have in your community. Many people are surprised to learn that there are hundreds of solutions for you within the circle of friends and leaders you already know!

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Organizations We Belong To

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National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals
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