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Sarah Ervin, OTR/L

Sarah holds a MS in Occupational Therapy from Husson University and BS in Health Sciences from James Madison University. She is member of the occupational therapy national honor society, Pi Theta Epsilon, which she helped establish at Husson University. Sarah has extensive clinical training in pediatric settings along the east coast. Sarah is a passionate occupational therapist with professional interests in executive functioning, sensory processing, and social-emotional skills.


Ashley Salah, MS, OTR/L

Tina Im received her Masters in speech-language pathology from Nazareth College in Rochester, New York. She holds a Clinical Certificate of Competence in speech-language pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, as well as a license in speech-language pathology from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Tina has nearly a decade of experience working in a variety of settings which include early intervention, pediatric outpatient therapy, a non-public residential school program and the public school system. Tina has worked extensively with students from pre-k to high school on the Autism spectrum and mild to severe disabilities, as well as children with expressive and receptive language disorders, articulation disorders, fluency and motor speech disorders. She also has experience with AAC devices/programs such as the Nova Chat 10, Pro Lo Quo and Touch Chat. Tina believes in utilizing a total communication approach when working with students to help them reach their potential and be as successful as they can be. In her free time, Tina enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family.


Sara Saba M.S., CCC-SLP

Sara Saba-Sher received her master’s degree in Communication Disorders from San Francisco State University in California in 2006. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a License in Speech-Language Pathology from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Sara has attended an in-depth Social Thinking Clinical Training Program with Michelle Garcia Winner at her Social Thinking Clinic in California. Additionally she completed the Autism Certificate Program at Lesley University. Sara has clinical experience across multiple settings including private clinics, public schools (preschool-high school), and skilled nursing facilities. Her primary clinical interests include working with individuals with diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), social communication disabilities, and articulation/phonological disorders. Sara is currently employed full-time as a preschool speech-language pathologist for the Belmont Public Schools.

Ally Kane, MS, OTR/L

Ally is a licensed and certified Occupational Therapist. She earned a Master of Science in Occupational
Therapy from Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development from Colby College. Ally has extensive experience working with children with developmental disabilities, sensory processing disorders, and Autism as well as a variety of other diagnoses.She has spent time working in various settings including schools, private practices, in-patient, and home environments. Ally is dedicated to providing holistic, child and family centered therapy to her clients. In her free time, Ally enjoys coaching Ice Hockey,traveling, and cooking.


Shirley Tan, LMHC,NCSP

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor as well as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. I hold a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Assumption College with concentrations in Child and Family Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. I have worked as a clinician in a juvenile detention facility, clinical director at another Department of Youth Services program and a clinician working mainly with children and adolescents for Arbour Counseling. I earned an Educational Specialist degree for School Psychology from UMass Boston. I work full time as a School Psychologist at a public school district on the south shore. I love working as part of an educational team that helps our students learn to the best of their ability. In my free time I love to cook, bake and travel. I have a 7 year old puppy named Miley whom I adore and keeps me very busy.


Giancarlo Fusco, PsyD

Dr. Fusco is a licensed psychologist who earned his Masters in Counseling Psychology and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.  He completed his post-doctoral training at the Integrated Center for Child Development under the supervision of Dr. Rafael Castro and subsequently joined the staff. Prior to beginning his post-doctoral training, Dr. Fusco worked with children and adolescents in a variety of settings. He completed pre-doctoral internships at the Joseph P. Keefe Technical High School, offering counseling services and cognitive assessments; Joseph Smith Community Health Center, working with low-income individuals and families; as well as the Brenner Assessment and Consultation Center and Regis College where he conducted both counseling and neuropsychological assessment with individuals with a broad range of presentations. Dr. Fusco has had the opportunity to work with and develop expertise on the needs of children with unique profiles including autism spectrum disorders, learning challenges, ADHD, executive control challenges and socio-emotional concerns. Dr. Fusco is dedicated to his families in addressing their needs and concerns through comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations and recommendations. Dr. Fusco is multi-lingual and speaks both Italian and Spanish. In his free time, Dr. Fusco enjoys cooking, playing piano and spending time with his wife and two dogs.


Michael Moss, LICSW

Michael Moss is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who specializes in working with children, adolescents and families. He obtained his Masters in Social Work from Boston College and his undergraduate degree from Wheaton College. Prior to working at ICCD, Michael worked at the Walker Home and School, where he served as a clinician in the Community Based Acute Treatment program, and the Residential program. During his career at Walker, Michael worked with children with a wide range of diagnoses and needs. Michael’s experience includes individual, group and family therapy, along with case management. Michael is a strong proponent of engaging all systems and supports involved with children, through communication and collaboration with family and providers. Additionally, Michael was a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy trainer, and was involved in the Stepping Stones program, a program developed to meet the needs of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Michael’s treatment is strength based, empowering clients to set and reach goals through the utilization of elements of Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused Therapy, as well as Social Thinking.


Carolyn Kuehnel, Ph.D., NCSP
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Dr. Carolyn Kuehnel is a licensed psychologist and Nationally Certified School Psychologist who earned her Ph.D. in School Psychology from Michigan State University.  She completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship in Clinical Psychology at the May Center School for Brain Injury and Related Disorders and the May Center for Child Development.  Dr. Kuehnel then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at ICCD under the supervision of Dr. Rafael Castro.

Prior to joining ICCD, Dr. Kuehnel worked with children, adolescents, and young adults in various settings, including public schools, private schools, summer social skill camps, tutoring programs, vocational programs, and hospital clinics.  She has engaged in assessment, intervention, and consultation services for students with a variety of academic, social, emotional, and behavioral difficulties.  The breadth and depth of her experiences have provided her with a comprehensive understanding of how an individual’s strengths and weaknesses influence day-to-day functioning across settings. 

Dr. Kuehnel is committed to providing high quality services for children with autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, executive functioning issues, social challenges, and emotional or behavioral difficulties.  She strongly believes in the importance of linking evaluation findings to evidence-based treatment recommendations.  Therefore, Dr. Kuehnel remains connected to the current literature and focuses on providing assessment and intervention services that are grounded in research evidence.

When she is not working, Dr. Kuehnel loves to spend time running, hiking, camping, and relaxing with family and friends. 





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