Dr. Robert Page Clinical Director
Dr. Page holds the Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University and has earned advanced degrees from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education in Human Development and The Johns Hopkins University in Cognitive Psychology where he was a teaching assistant for undergraduate psychology courses. He is a licensed clinical psychologist with over twenty-five years of experience providing prevention intervention, training, evaluation, and treatment services in a wide range of clinical settings. His clinical experience includes coordinating a Student Assistance Program in a large school district, acting as the Clinical Director in an urban health center, and treating patients in private, community-based, and group mental health settings.
Dr. Page is an interactive, results-oriented clinician who is intent on collaborating with his patients to develop individualized, evidence-based treatment. His areas of specialization include the treatment of depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety (including panic disorders), impulse control disorder, and attention deficit disorder. He has also conducted anger management, stress management, and substance abuse groups. He chiefly utilizes a cognitive behavioral therapy approach and often combines this modality with psychodynamic techniques. He works with each client to build on their strengths and to attain the personal growth they are seeking.
Sarah Dolaty Clinical Social Worker
Sarah Dolaty, LCSW, is a clinical social worker specializing in children and youth development. Sarah has a certificate in child-trauma work and has been working with youth in school settings, after-school programs, and group homes for the past 5 years. Sarah uses a combination of cognitive-behavioral techniques, mindfulness, social-emotional learning, and art and movement therapy in her sessions. Additionally, Sarah is fluent in Farsi and has experience working with children from immigrant and refugee backgrounds. Child-centered and child-focused work that focuses on holistic care and mental and spiritual well-being is her professional passion and she endeavors to extend this care to all the children and families she works with.
Hodan Mohamed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
Hodan Mohamed holds an MSW from the University Toronto and has certificates in child, adult and family trauma work, CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy) DBT, Mindfulness and Relaxation Response work from the Henry-Benson Institute. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in MA with over 20 years of experience working with children, youth, adults, and families both in school and community settings. She’s done group work with children, youth, adults, and families.
She utilizes a holistic approach that is eclectic and person-focused. She speaks Somali and has worked with immigrant and refugees in Canada and in the US.
Hodan emphasizes the importance of community supports to bring about change and progress in people’s lives across the life span. She advocates for the individual needs of her clients and collaborates with collaterals at the micro, community, and macro levels. Building the social and emotional arsenal of children is her passion.
Xenia Johnson Bhembe, MD Clinical Staff
Dr. Xenia Johnson Bhembe received her MD at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and after Residency trained in child psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance.
She has been in practice for over two decades. Her enthusiasm for community psychiatry is infectious. Dr Johnson Bhembe is a compassionate leader with deep awareness of the links between mental health, society and culture. She is a valuable colleague, with a distinguished career of clinical, academic and public service. Her leadership skills stand out in several important ways.
As a “co-located” and clinic based child psychiatrist for many years, and later an “integrated care” consultant, Xenia Johnson Bhembe has supported the difficult work of population health improvement by providing on-site, collaborative psychiatric treatment for thousands of youth with mental health needs. She always delivers expert, compassionate care for families who face tremendous barriers and adversities. Primary Care colleagues respect her not just as a healthcare leader, but as a kindred soul who provides just the right kind of support for their multi-stressed families.
Dr Johnson Bhembe is also very active as a school-based mental health consultant. She is a clinical and academic leader in the care of students and families with severe mental health difficulties, and has won the respect of her peers for her strong work ethic, friendliness and cheer no matter the size of her caseload or travel demands.
Since 2004, Dr. Johnson Bhembe has also served as the Director of Community Minority Affairs for the Department of Psychiatry. In this role she pursued innovative approaches of engagement to mental health services for reluctant patients. By growing a network of leaders in the Cambridge Health Alliance and greater Boston community committed to equity and cultural understanding for vulnerable families, Dr Johnson Bhembe has gained the respect of those champions of mental health care both within and outside the healthcare system.
Dr. Johnson Bhembe has also distinguished herself as a leader in medical student education where she coordinates and teaches a year-long course to HMS students as well as child psychiatry fellows. She is widely recognized for her excellence as a teacher and mentor. At Cambridge Health Alliance, she was the recipient of the 2011 Alfred Margulies Medical Student Teaching Award. In 2013, Harvard Medical School awarded her the Roeske Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Education, for outstanding and sustaining contributions to medical student education.
Dr Johnson Bhembe is also the founder and director of a nonprofit missioned to build positive identity for Black Americans through community engagement. In all of her clinical, teaching, and leadership activities, Xenia Johnson Bhembe has made a deep and lasting contribution to the discipline of mental health.
Juli Smith LICSW LCSW Supervision
Senior Management Team
Dr. Mohamed Abdullahi Executive Director
Dr. Mohamed Abdullahi, Executive Director and Co-founder of the Community Caring Clinic and Founder and Dean of Curriculum for Bayan Institute.
Mohamed was born in Somalia. His family immigrated to Qatar after the civil war in Somalia then to the United States of America. Dr. Abdullah received a Doctor of Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy in May 2016. His core professional competencies include small business development, management, operations, strategy, communication, and adaptive leadership.
Dr. Abdullah serves the Muslim Community in greater Boston area as a teacher, scholar of Quranic Studies and Arabic Language. He also serves a spiritual guide and a mentor for many youth and family members in Roxbury area.
His passion for integrating body, mind, and spirituality into the world of behavioral health and addressing the issue of social justice and health disparities within the law-income and immigrant communities inspired him to co-found Community Caring Clinic.
Dr. Abdullah is a lifelong learner who loves reading great religious works and literary books. He loves mentoring and learning from children. His personal slogan is that there is always an opportunity to better yourself and those around you.
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