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Meet the Clinicians

Ashley L Moniz, LMHC

Ashley is a Mental Health Counselor serving adults, parents, families, and children,

helping them grow and feel inspired to be their best selves.  She has worked with a

variety of different clients for over 15 years.  She is passionate about her work with women, empowering them through various phases of life and assisting with symptoms of anxiety and depression.  Because of Ashley's work in child welfare, foster care  & adoption, she also specializes in trauma-related struggles and working with parents and families on issues related to behavior management, managing change within a family, and positive parenting.  While each session and client is individualized, Ashley utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral interventions, as well as Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused, and Inner Child work. 

Ashley oversees the clinical work at RISE and hopes to form a community of clinicians and stewards that will honor each and every person that comes to RISE for support, counseling, and healing. 

Ashley accepts insurances and Private Pay/Sliding Scale 

Nicole Interlini, LMHC


Nicole is a trauma-informed therapist that is fully invested and passionate about counseling, restoration, and growth. She works with children, adults, families and couples.

On a personal level, Nicole would not be who and where she is without the support of therapy. The work involved to get to the root cause of distress is sometimes long and arduous, but so worthwhile and rewarding. It is and has been her honor and privilege to walk beside her clients and offer support, empathy, encouragement, and practical skills to assist them in managing the emotions that come with being a part of the human family. She believes in this process wholeheartedly and uses an eclectic mix of therapeutic interventions, since no one person is the same, so each session is tailored to you and your specific needs.

Nicole accepts most insurances and private pay/sliding scale

Kelly Tufano, LMHC

Kelly is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over a decade of experience working with individuals, couples, and families in the church and private practice setting. She is passionate about seeing people set free and walking in the fullness of who they are in Christ.


Kelly endeavors to create a space where individuals can safely explore the underlying roots to their behavior and emotions, in order to cooperate with the Lord in the uprooting of the lies and burdens that so often keep us bound. Psalms 51:6 says “Surely, you desire truth in the innermost being” and it is a great privilege to witness the Lord reach into and transform some of our most broken and hidden areas.


Kelly specializes in dealing with anger, anxiety, depression, childhood wounds, codependency, marital conflict, rejection, and trauma. A Christ-centered Internal Family Systems approach is also available for those desiring freedom from the wounds of their past and a greater level of trust and surrender to the Lord. 


Kelly accepts most insurances and private pay/sliding scale

Rhonda Holmes, LMHC

Rhonda works with adults, children, adolescents, couples and families to address various issues including attachment disorders, trauma based behavior, and mood disorders to strengthen communication and implement strategies for lasting change. Rhonda brings years of experience with children and families and is passionate about healing trauma.  She has a calming strength that she brings into all her sessions that allows clients to feel supported and ready for healing. 


Rhonda accepts most insurances and private pay/sliding scale

Jenna Tremblay, MA

Jenna has years of experience working with children, teens and adults in various settings including school, hospitals, detox, and outpatient offices. She is passionate and creative and enjoys bringing creativity and art into her work.  She specialized in Expressive Art Therapy. Jenna works with teens and young adults as well as adults and families. Jenna utilizes expressive arts, cognitive-behavioral interventions, and motivational interviewing as preferred modalities 


Jenna works under supervision of licensed practitioner and accepts private pay and some insurances.

Kylie Tirrell, MEd

Kylie received her Masters of Education at Bridgewater State University in Mental Health Counseling. Kylie has worked with a diverse population of children, parents, families, and individuals. Her experience includes working with clients with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, substance use, and other various needs. She desires to walk alongside her clients as they begin the journey of inner healing. Kylie utilizes different approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, a Solutions-Focused approach, and Motivational Interviewing. Kylie is passionate about helping others and loves seeing how God can transform lives. 


2 Corinthians 1:3-4 Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.


Kylie works under supervision of licensed practitioner and accepts private pay and some insurances.

Karen Meiring, MS

Karen has a Master's degree in Marriage and Family therapy and works with adults of all ages.  Karen utilizes a client-centered approach and strives to meet her clients right where they're at and help them to get where they're going.  She is passionate about seeing lives restored.  Karen is familiar with a variety of approaches to recovery from addictions, whether it be a behavioral addiction and/or substance abuse.  She is also passionate about seeing individuals recover from codependency, trauma, divorce, grief, relationship issues, anxiety, depression, PTSD, and a myriad of other psychiatric conditions.  She has worked in a variety of settings and brings her experience of mental health and substance abuse counseling to the RISE team.


Karen works under the supervision of a licensed practitioner and accepts private pay and some insurances.

Tara Rowe, LCSW


Tara is a clinical social worker with a special emphasis in child and adolescent trauma/child development and behavior. Along with her work with younger populations, Tara has worked with individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and grief. She has a passion to help adults, children, families, and adolescents gain resilience and hope through various evidence-based approaches (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused, and goal oriented treatment). 


Tara creates a warm, nonjudgmental environment for all individuals to feel safe and heard in her space. 


Tara works under the supervision of a licensed practitioner and accepts private pay and some insurances.

Joy Ericksen, MA

Joy has been a mental health professional with over eight years of practice within a community mental health outpatient setting. She worked in various settings including homes, schools, hospitals, and outpatient offices and worked with a wide range of ages dealing with ADHD, anxiety, depression, grief, mood disorders, psychosis, substance use, trauma, and parenting. She provides a supportive, safe, non-judgmental, and warm environment; in which you will be taught skills to learn how to navigate and work though difficulties in your life. She collaborates with you in identifying your goals, tailor service to your specific needs, and what you and she decide will be the best treatment for you. Her approach is strength based, person centered, exploring issues and beliefs centered on the Christian faith, and ready to walk along side of you. And she most often offers motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, behavior therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and solution focused brief therapy.


Psalm 34: 4, 8

“I sought the LORD, and he heard me; and delivered me from all my fears. O taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.”


Joy works under supervision with a licensed practitioner and accepts private pay and some insurances.

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