Confidential Counseling

Town of Bedford Counseling Services
Eliot Clinical Team

The Eliot Center provides a variety of counseling options for Bedford residents through its contract with Bedford Youth & Family Services (BYFS). Services are provided in Bedford and in Concord by appointment. All clinicians work with a full range of emotional, adjustment and education concerns.

Eliot therapists currently working at BYFS offices at Town Center include:

Lynne Chapas, MA, started at BYFS as an Eliot psychology intern in 1999 and worked with children, teens, and adults for 12 years until fall of 2015. After taking a year off from clinical work,  she returned to BYFS as Clinical Coordinator August 2016. Lynne enjoys working with adolescents, adults and older adults.

Kristen Herlihy, LICSW - has joined the Eliot staff in November 2011.  She treats adults, adolescents and children in Bedford on Wednesdays and is at the Eliot Center in Concord on Thursdays.

Holly Boker, LICSW - joined the Eliot staff in November 2013.  She treats children and adolescents and specializes in play therapy and parent counseling.  Holly is in the Davis School on Monday mornings, the Eliot Center in Concord on Monday and Wednesday afternoons and available Thursday mornings in Bedford.

Lindsay Kallander, LCSW - joined Eliot Community Human Services as a Masters in Social Work intern in September 2015 and has been working with adolescents and adults since 2010.   In June 2016 Lindsay began seeing clients in Bedford and is there on Tuesdays and available at the Eliot Center in Concord on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 

Andrea Vana, LCSW - joined Eliot Community Human Services in September 2016.  She primarily works with children and adolescents. She works in Bedford on Mondays and at the Eliot Center in Concord other days.