Board Members and Staff

Jeremiah Gibson, LMFT, CST — Executive Director
Jeremiah Gibson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at the South Shore Family Health Collaborative in Quincy, a private practice devoted to serving couples and families in South Shore. Jeremiah is also a certified sex therapist through the American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), and provides couples and sex therapy at the South Shore Sexual Health Center in Quincy. His professional interests include couples and families with young children, couples and sexuality, and religious/spiritual issues; he is the co-host of the podcast Sexvangelicals. Jeremiah enjoys singing and playing guitar, writing, traveling, and connecting with other Massachusetts therapists.

Rick Hendricks, MA, LMFT — Board President (term ends 2023)
Rick Hendricks seeks the connection in all things leveraging the system to impact the individual and society. He works in the VA as a Deputy District Director, and has been a systemic psychotherapist in the VA, worked in private practice, and community mental health doing intensive in-home family therapy. This followed his retirement from the U.S. Army. Rick has served on numerous boards and volunteer organizations serving in various leadership positions desiring to use his privilege in service to others.

Mike Lynch, MA, LMFT — Board President-Elect (term ends 2023)
Mike Lynch, LMFT received his MA in Clinical Psychology from Anitoch University Los Angeles in 2009.  He provides integrative treatment grounded in existential psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families and groups of most ages, identities and populations and currently runs a private practice in Burlington, MA called Men's Center New England focused on treatment-averse men.

Mary-Jane Beach, LMFT — Board Secretary (term ends 2022)
Mary-Jane is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; an Approved Supervisor with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Clinical Intern Supervisor with University of Massachusetts, Graduate School of Education, Family Therapy Program and Antioch New England, Master’s Degree in Family Therapy; and an Allied Professional Member of the Association of Educational Therapists. She has worked with children, adults, and families in public and private counseling, behavioral health, health and school systems for more than 30 years. She is a founding Director of Bridges Associates, Inc.

Jason Neely, PhD, LMFT — Treasurer (term ends 2025)
Jason Neely has been working in the world of autism and developmental disabilities for about 20 years. He has worked with individuals, couples, and families in various therapeutic contexts. Currently, he works at the May Institute in the Children’s Services Division.


Stuart Moskowitz, LMFT, LMHC — Past Treasurer (term ends 2022)
Stuart Moskowitz is a retired MFT and MHC practicing for 47 years in the mental health field. He currently serves as NEAFAST’s treasurer. Now retired he is figuring out  ways to ‘live generously’ and to find ways to actualize Erickson’s stage of "Generativity."


Donna Harris-Richards, LICSW, CST — Board Member
Donna is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, Couples Therapist and Family Therapist specializing in sexual health and intimacy, couples therapy, and family therapy. Donna has been practicing as a therapist since 2002, and currently owns and operates her private practice, Sex and Couples Therapy, in the charming seaport city of New Bedford, MA. where she utilizes a systemic therapy approach with individuals, couples and families. Born and raised in New York City, her professional, real-world experience in the arts and business for more than forty years has given her a broad, unique range of experience. Donna enjoys recording her growing podcast, and is also a professional musician and avid long-time fan of world travel.

Jessie Lane, M.Ed, LMFT — Board Member
Jessie Lane is a licensed marriage and family therapist who leads a small group practice on the South Shore of Massachusetts where she supports professional development, provides outpatient therapy to families, couples and children, and co-creates policies and procedures to increase treatment efficacy and clinician well-being. She is a member of The World Professional Association for Transgender Health and is an advocate for access to quality medical and mental health care within LGBT communities.

Lindsay Swan — Administrator
Lindsay Swan is a theatre & film artist, graphic designer, and administrative professional originally from Brooklyn, NY. She supports New England-based mental health organizations, including NEAFAST since 2019. She currently lives with her partner and daughter in Cloquet, MN.


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