Phone: 781-963-1200 | Fax: 781-963-1201 

Metis Psychological Associates, LLC

We are a compassionate private psychology practice with two offices in Randolph and Medfield, MA. We are a multi-cultural group of male and female psychologists, and nurse practitioner, who truly believe that people have the power to overcome the challenges they face in life, and we are here to help.

 

About Us

Utilizing our extensive educational background and therapeutic experience, we offer in-person and telehealth services in Individual and Group Psychotherapy, Couples and Marital Therapy, Psychological Testing and Evaluation, and Psychiatric Medication Evaluation and Management. We provide services in several core clinical areas. We also offer consultation to public and private agencies, and educational institutions. 

Metis Safety Precautions In Response To The Coronavirus (COVID-19):

Metis is taking the following steps during the Coronavirus:

  • Our staff will wear masks or face coverings.

  • We will ask all patients to wear face coverings or a mask for in-person sessions.

  • Our staff will maintain a safe distance of 6 feet or more.

  • Restroom soap dispensers are maintained and everyone is encouraged to wash their hands.

  • Hand sanitizers that contain at least 60% alcohol are available in the therapy rooms.

  • We schedule appointments at intervals to minimize the number of people in the waiting area.

  • We ask all patients to wait in their cars or outside until 5 minutes before their appointment times.

  • Credit card pads, pens and other areas that are commonly touched are thoroughly sanitized between patients.

  • Physical contact is avoided.

  • Tissues and trash bins are easily accessible.

General Contact Information:

Phone: 781.963.1200
Fax: 781.963.1201
Email: SuzeeV@metispsych.com

Office Locations:

490 North Main Street, Suite 2
Randolph, MA 02368

266 Main St.

Building 1, Suite 2

Medfield, MA 02052

Metis Psychological Associates, LLC: 

A Compassionate Multicultural Practice

that has been in business 

since 2009

 

How can we help you:

Therapy

Evaluations

Consultation

Research & Training Support

-Couples, Marital and Family  Therapy 

-Group Psychotherapy 

-Individual Psychotherapy (8 years and older) 

-Child and adolescent 
psychotherapy 

-Psychological  Testing

-Neuropsychological 

Evaluations 

-Psychiatric Medication 

-Evaluation and Management 

Forensic Evaluation 

competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility,

and other court evaluations) 

-Psycho-pharmacological  

Reviews 

-Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice Professionals (e.g. police officers, lawyers, 

district attorneys) 

-Available for public and private agencies (forensic settings, correctional facilities and corporations), as well as 

educational institutions (schools) 

 Clinical Supervision 
- Diversity 
-Ethics 
-Forensic Mental 
Health 
-Suicidality 
-Violence 

Whatever your psychological or emotional needs may be, it is likely that a 
member of our clinical team will be able to meet your needs
in-person or using confidential telehealth technology (via video chat, or telephone calls).  

 

Accepted Insurances

Most major insurance plans accepted

Other health insurance plans may be accepted, please call our offices to inquire. 

Aetna

Allways Health Partners

Beacon health options

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

Commonwealth of MA Group

    Insurance Commission

Fallon health

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Health Net Plan

Medicare

Medicaid

Tufts Health Plan

United Healthcare

Value Options

 
Metis Psychological Associates, LLC | Priscilla Nwachukwu NP

Priscilla Nwachukwu, NP 

Nurse Practitioner

Priscilla Nwachukwu is an experienced Nurse Practitioner with more than 20 years of service in various healthcare settings. She has worked in sub-acute settings, psychiatric settings and hospitals and long term units. She is adept in psychopharmacologic review and management of psychiatric patients. Priscilla Nwachukwu graduated with a Master’s Degree in Nursing from University of Massachusetts, Boston and became certified as an Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner. Ms. Nwachukwu has worked in various hospitals including Bornewood Hospital, and Caritas Norwood Hospital where she provided care for psychiatric patients experiencing multiple psychiatric disorders. In addition, she worked with a private psychiatrist in the Boston area. In addition, she has experience conducting psychopharmacology reviews for psychiatric patients in skilled nursing facilities.

Contact This Clinician:

490 North Main Street, Suite 5,

Randolph, MA 02368 
Phone:
781-987-2101 
Fax: 781-607-5600 
Email: PriscillaN@metispsych.com 

Telehealth (Available)

Metis Psychological Associates, LLC | James Tyler Carpenter PhD FAACP

James Tyler Carpenter, Ph.D., FAACP 

Licensed Psychologist Provider

Dr. Tyler Carpenter is a Board Certified (Clinical) Licensed Psychologist Provider who obtained his doctoral degree from St. John’s University and a Master’s degree in General-Experimental Psychology at the C.W. Post College of Long Island University. He has 33 years of professional practice experience in assessment, treatment, supervision, consultation, and research experience on psychosis, character disorder, trauma, offending behavior, suicidal patients, personality, forensics, and disability. He has provided treatments across inpatient, outpatient, and correctional settings. Dr. Carpenter’s approach to treatment and consultation is to meet the client where they are and work with them around their personal, group and organizational goals, using approaches and understandings consistent with personal, clinical, and research fundamentals, ethics,  experience, and to arrive at a mutually determined and satisfying place of resolution, closure and accomplishment on his clients’ behalf.

Contact This Clinician:

490 North Main St. Suite 5

Randolph, MA 02368 
Phone: 781-963-1800

Fax: 781-607-5600 
Email: DrCarpenter@metispsych.com 

Telehealth (Available)

Metis Psychological Associates, LLC | Mohiuddin Ahmed PhD

Mohiuddin Ahmed, Ph.D. 

Licensed Psychologist Provider/Available only for consultation and training

Dr. Mohiuddin Ahmed is a Licensed Psychologist Provider in Massachusetts and Rhode Island who obtained his Ph.D in clinical psychology from University of Pittsburgh, and M.Sc. in clinical psychology from Long Island University in Brooklyn, New York as a Fulbright Scholar from Bangladesh. He has provided psychological and consultation services for over 45 years within inpatient facilities,  outpatient programs, and through his private practice work in RI and Massachusetts. He provides individual, group,  family therapy, psychological and behavioral assessments, and consultations. Dr. Ahmed has been involved in many innovative clinical service program developments: he was part of a pioneering project involving “home based” counseling and school based counseling, and a day educational program as alternative education for “behaviorally disordered” children and youths through collaborative partnership relationship involving NRI Community Center and Local Educational Authorities (public schools in its catchment areas).

Contact This Clinician:

490 North Main St, Suite 5

Randolph, MA 02368 
Phone: 781-963-1200 

Email: DrAhmed@metispsych.com 

Metis Psychological Associates, LLC | Sucheta Thekkedam PhD

Sucheta Thekkedam, Ph.D. 

Licensed Psychologist Provider

Dr. Sucheta Thekkedam is a Licensed Psychologist Provider with a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and a Master’s of Science degree in Research from Saint Louis University. She specializes in adolescent and adult mental health and multicultural psychology. She is experienced in addressing mental and behavioral health concerns of individuals across the lifespan from various socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds. She provided psychotherapy and assessment services within a pediatric unit, a homeless shelter, primary and secondary school systems, university counseling centers, and community mental health agencies/clinics. She treated individuals impaired by different psychiatric disorders, including mood and anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychosis, addictions, personality pathology, and cognitive disabilities. Dr. Thekkedam uses various therapeutic modalities, including cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral, psychodynamic, existential, solution-focused, multicultural, gender-sensitive, motivational enhancement, interpersonal, client-centered, and behavioral techniques.  

 

Contact This Clinician:

490 North Main Street, Suite 4 
Randolph, MA 02368 
Ph: 781-987-2102 
Fax: 781-607-5600 
Email: DrThekkedam@metispsych.com 

Telehealth (Available)

Metis Psychological Associates, LLC | Seema Garg, PhD

Seema Garg, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist Provider

Dr. Seema Garg  is a Licensed Clinical/Forensic Psychologist who completed her Master’s and Doctoral Degrees from the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT.  She has over 34 years of experience helping adults (ages 18 and up) handle depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and trauma.  Dr. Garg’s treatment approach is to tap into your own inner strengths, support you through your challenges, and to explore strategies for living a more satisfying life. She prefers to understand her clients’ struggles within the larger context of their lives. She doesn’t believe that one approach fits all people or all problems. She considers therapy a collaborative process, with the goal of helping her patients find peace and purpose in their lives. Dr. Garg also extensive training and experience conducting forensic evaluations, in both criminal and civil cases.  Her goal is to provide a thorough, impartial evaluation, regardless of whom is hiring her.  She is experienced in serving as an expert witness, both for the prosecution and defense. 

Contact This Clinician:

490 North Main Street, Suite 4

Randolph, MA 02368

Ph: 781-987-2106

Fax: 781-607-5600 

266 Main St.

Building 1, Suite 2

Medfield, MA 02052

Ph: 508-530-5535

Fax: 508-507-8818

Email: DrGarg@metispsych.com

Telehealth (Available)

Yohanna Mendez, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Yohanna Mendez, LMHC is an experienced psychotherapist with several years of experience working in various healthcare settings. She acquired her Master of Science in Counseling and Psychological Services at Salem State University. Her clinical training was at the Department of Mental Health’s Massachusetts Mental Center where she provided care to the underserved, chronic and severely mentally ill populations. She provides short-term and long-term individual therapy for adolescents and adults; family interviewing; group therapy; intake evaluation; crisis intervention; case administration; and consultation with community-based supports and agencies. Her therapeutic approach is a mix of multiple disciplines including psychodynamic theory, cognitive behavioral theory, positive psychology, strength-based, person-centered and solution-focused. She provides treatment for a wide range of mental health issues but specializes in adolescent development, bipolar, depression, interpersonal relationship difficulties, Latino health, trauma and PTSD. 

Contact This Clinician:

266 Main St.

Building 1, Suite 2

Medfield, MA 02052

Ph: 781-680-1030

Fax: 508-507-8818

Email: MendezY@metispsych.com

Telehealth (Available)

Metis Psychological Associates, LLC | Suzee Vicente

Suzee Vicente

Assistant to Dr. Ebi D. Okara/Office Manager

A. “Suzee” Vicente is an experienced clinical administrative assistant with over 22 years of experience working in the healthcare field. Since she has joined Metis as Dr. Okara's Assistant, her work has been an integral part of the team. She brings to Metis, her multi-faceted background of strong customer service skills and years of professional administrative experience. Ms. Vicente  contributes to the team with her ability to assist individuals from diverse backgrounds while maintaining strict confidentiality and privacy. She works with individuals to collect demographic and historical information, schedules clinical visits, addresses insurance matters, gives individuals' access to their Metis electronic medical records, and makes sure everyone has a positive experience at our two clinical locations. Prior to joining Metis, Ms. Vicente worked at two of the top hospitals in Boston, MA in an administrative capacity.

Contact Ms. Vicente:

490 North Main Street

Randolph, MA 02368

Ph: 781-987-2100

Fax: 781-963-1201

266 Main St.

Building 1, Suite 2

Medfield, MA 02052

Email: SuzeeV@metispsych.com

Telehealth (Available)

 

Ebi D.Okara,

Ed.D.

Licensed Psychologist Provider

Dr. Ebi Okara has been a clinical psychologist for over 20 years. He completed his psychology internship at the Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology (CMTP) in the Department of Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine/Boston Medical Center (BMC). Then, he went on to finish a forensic mental health post-doctoral fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Okara has experience working with culturally diverse individuals utilizing culturally competent treatment strategies. In treatment, he incorporates the client’s background and worldview to help develop a collaborative working relationship that leads to the relief of emotional distress.

“I am a compassionate and caring person, who puts the needs of my clients first. I view patient problems within the context of their cultural, educational, and socioeconomic background to help me determine the appropriate course of treatment. I endeavor to meet you where you are, and provide a strong support system that will allow you to grow and achieve your highest potential in life.” 

 

Dr. Okara's area of practice includes working with young adults to the elderly by providing individual, couple, family, and group psychotherapy; as well as, psychological evaluation.  He utilizes psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapy when working with patients.    

 

Contact Us:

Randolph Office

490 North Main Street, Suite 2
Randolph, MA 02368

Phone: 781-963-1200
Fax: 781-963-1201

Email: SuzeeV@metispsych.com

Medfield Office

266 Main St.

Building 1, Suite 2

Medfield, MA 02052

Phone: 508-530-5530

Fax: 508-507-8818

Email: SuzeeV@metispsych.com

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