Meet Dr. Mimi Sa, Psy.D., MSCP, ABMP, Licensed Psychologist

Bio

Dr. Sa is a clinical psychologist with nearly 20 years of experience working with children, families, and adults in Massachusetts, Minnesota, and New Mexico. She received her doctorate in psychology from the MN School of Professional Psychology and her post-doctoral MS in Psychopharmacology from Nova Southeastern University. She specializes in providing culturally competent psychological evaluations and psychotherapy for children and adults of cultural and ethnic minorities (especially Latinos and Native Americans). She is fluent in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese.

Dr. Sa worked as a child and adolescent psychologist for Allina Health in Cambridge, MN for eight years. Prior to that she served as a conditional prescribing psychologist for the Indian Health Service at the Taos and Mescalero reservations in New Mexico.  She is board-certified in psychopharmacology and served as the chair of the psychopharmacology division of the MN Psychological Association until 2018.

In addition to working directly with mostly Brazilian and Latino clients in her new Framingham office, she will also provide telehealth to children and adolescents at Taos Behavioral Health in Taos, New Mexico as a conditional prescribing psychologist and telehealth to patients in MN through MN Online Counseling.

Dr. Sa uses a wide variety of therapeutic modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Functional Family Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Integrative Mind/Body work, EMDR and hypnosis.

Bear is a 13 yr old Border Collie mix who is licensed and bonded with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs. Bear has been working as a therapy dog for 7 yrs. He works with children and adults, and helps to reduce the anxiety some people feel about therapy.

Teddy is a 6 year old Border Collie mix who is licensed and bonded with the Alliance of Therapy Dogs and has been working for 4 years as a therapy dog.

Meet Luciana Austin, Mental Health Counselor, MHC

Bio

Luciana Austin is a Brazilian-born, recently graduated Mental Health Counselor. She earned a Master of Arts in Psychology from Lesley College, Cambridge. She trained with a focus on therapeutic groups through the Opportunities Day Program and mediation by Divorce Mediation Training Associates (DMTA). She has joined Dr. Sa’s team at One World Mental Health and brings extra efforts to attend to Latin people like herself, especially with therapeutic groups, support groups, and couples’ mediation. Luciana is proud of having volunteered at the Brazilian Women’s group during the COVID-19 pandemic helping individuals access resources in the community and helping with the vaccination clinics.

Meet Kercia Silva, Office Manager/Medical Billing and Coding

Bio

Kercia Silva is our office manager and also responsible for medical billing and coding. Born in Brazil, Kercia arrived in the United States at the age of 15 and entered a technical school where she specialized in the health field directly linked to child development. Kercia joined the One World Mental Health family in February 2019 as an office manager and in August 2019, after completing the Medical Billing and Coding course at Universal Class, she also began to perform this role. She previously worked as a lead teacher at a daycare center in the Framingham area and gained 16 years of experience working directly with children. She is happy to help the Latino community.

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