About The Psychotherapists






Alex (she/her) is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who provides individual and group therapy to teens and adults with a focus on trauma treatment. She obtained her Bachelor’s in social welfare at the University of Washington and Master’s in clinical social work at the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked in a variety of settings including emergency, outpatient and homes. Alex approaches client care with compassion, non-judgment, and playfulness. She is informed by Internal Family Systems therapy (Level 1 trained), mindfulness, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Alex has worked with individuals across the life span since 2012 and joined GLPA in 2018.




Jaime is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), who obtained her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University New England. Jaime has years of experience providing clinical services to children, adolescents, adults, and families in a variety of settings, including residential, college counseling, outpatient and community outreach. Her professional roles have involved clinical supervision and leadership, as well as individual/couples/family/group therapy. Jaime’s approach to therapy is best described as client-centered; she draws from an eclectic counseling approach and tailors her style to support the unique needs of each individual she serves. Jaime incorporates cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavior, and solution-focused therapy techniques into her work, in addition to mindfulness & relational theory approaches. Jaime’s clinical interests include working with anxiety, mood, and personality disorders, trauma, and substance use.

Jaime joined GLPA in October 2014. She currently provides psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. In addition to her clinical duties, Jaime also serves as the Chief Operations Officer for the practice.




Lucy received her master’s degree in social work from Smith College School for Social Work in 1972. She was employed at Boston State Hospital on the teaching unit for Tufts New England Medical Center.

In June of 1978, Lucy started at Greater Lowell Psych Associates as one of the first providers to join the practice. Since then, she has served as a Licensed Social Worker treating adults in psychotherapy for issues, such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, bipolar, abuse, sexual dysfunction and trauma.




Robert holds a Master’s degree in social work from Boston University. As a LICSW for 35 years, he has experience in various inpatient and outpatient settings. In January 1994 he started here at Greater Lowell Psychiatric Associates and is the director of psychotherapists.

Robert uses a variety of treatment modalities for relationship problems, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders and trauma. These treatment approaches include cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic, psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, mindfulness skills practice and couples therapy.




50 years ago, Susan Hegedus had her first exposure to social work in an experimental program for pregnant teenagers in Syracuse, New York. It was 1969. This experience left her wanting to learn more and so she attended Catholic University, National School of Social Services in Washington D.C. and she graduated with a Masters in Social Work (MSW) in 1978. As a young social worker she then worked in a small family practice for the next fifteen years which provided a foundation for psychotherapy with individuals, couples and families.

Over the years she has seen the theories about human behavior, knowledge about the biology of the brain and many interesting practices evolve. She embraced the changes and has grown and found ways to integrate new theories and practices into her work. She went on to apply these principles in a variety of settings and roles. She has worked as an Accounts Manager for a start-up EAP program providing consultation to managers and employees in Corporations, manufacturing companies, the military and not-for-profit companies.

For 15 years Ms. Hegedus was a clinical consultant to programs serving the needs of the unemployed and recently laid-off employees. She worked with hundreds of men and women who were losing their jobs during the economic upheaval of the 1990s and who often were, in personal and emotional crisis.
Ms. Hegedus joined the Clinical practice at GLPA in 2011 with a focus on treating trauma, aging and its impact on women and their issues. Her guiding principles include the strengths and resiliency that individuals have as well as the powerful tool of the therapeutic relationship. Ms. Hegedus uses a variety of perspectives including attachment theory, mindfulness, CBT, DBT and EMDR and modified EMDR, in which she is certified. Ms. Hegedus encourages the benefits from yoga and meditation.

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