Kate Fackina, MA, ATR, LMHC
Lead PHP Therapist
Kate Fackina holds a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Art Therapy from Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Throughout her clinical training, Kate has worked with a wide range of populations in community-based mental health including community arts, acute psychiatric, outpatient and hospital settings. During her graduate career, Kate interned and became employed at RAW Art Works in Lynn, MA and Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Brighton, MA. Kate specializes in art therapy, group therapy and program development. As her career progressed, she developed therapeutic arts-based programs for youth and families in Lynn, MA and students in Boston Public Schools, and a clinical Expressive Therapy Program for adults experiencing severe mental illness with co-occurring complex medical conditions at North Suffolk Mental Health Association in Boston, MA. She now leads two Intensive Outpatient Programs for Seeds of Hope with adults and adolescents.
Kate is dedicated to her work and strives to empower individuals in their treatment process and recovery. Her clinical practice is founded in trauma-informed, experiential-based, and social- and racial justice-informed approaches to treatment. She believes in a person-centered approach to therapy and is passionate about utilizing group therapy to promote individuals’ supports, sense of community, life skills, recovery, self-awareness, self-worth and autonomy.
Holly Savini, MSW
Secondary PHP Therapist
Holly Savini is an adolescent therapist at the Seeds of Hope partial hospitalization program in Paoli. Holly earned her master’s in social work at Widener University. She has experience working with all ages in a variety of settings including outpatient, mandated treatment, school-based and court settings. Holly’s primary specialty focuses are trauma, eating disorders, suicidal ideation, anxiety and depression. Holly utilizes a strengths-based, person-centered approach to therapy and her main therapeutic approaches include the use of CBT, DBT, motivational interviewing and mindfulness.
Vanessa Zottoli, MS, NCC
Vanessa Zottoli earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Capella University. Vanessa has a wide range of experience working with individuals diagnosed with eating disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders and anxiety disorders. Vanessa first became interested in pursuing her degree in counseling after working with homeless youth at HomeFront NJ in Lawrence, NJ. During undergrad, she then started working with at-risk youth in a juvenile detention facility. This sparked her passion to work with adolescents struggling with trauma-related issues.
Throughout her clinical training in graduate school, Vanessa interned at Princeton House Behavioral Health’s Women’s Trauma Intensive Outpatient Program. Vanessa also worked at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center’s inpatient eating disorder psychiatric unit for three years.
Vanessa believes that therapy should guide clients to better understand themselves so they are able to change what hasn’t been working for them in the past, or at present. She is passionate about empowering her clients and offers them a safe space at all times. Vanessa uses trauma-informed and social and racial justice informed approaches to therapy and utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and motivational interviewing modalities.
Rachel Petticord, RD, LDN
Rachel Petticord is a Registered Dietitian who specializes in the treatment of Eating Disorders. Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition with a minor in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University. Shortly after completing her undergraduate course work, Rachel was accepted into the Aramark Dietetic Internship Program. During this time, she completed one year of supervised practice required to take the Registration Examination for Dietitians. After earning her RD, Rachel worked as a clinical dietitian at Lankenau Medical Center providing nutrition counseling in both inpatient and outpatient settings. While at Lankenau, Rachel focused on Critical Care, Diabetes education, and Oncology support.
Rachel’s interest in working with eating disorders began in college and continued to grow in the outpatient setting. In 2009 she joined the Seeds of Hope team and continued to pursue her passion in nutrition counseling with eating disorders. Rachel believes in food neutrality, flexibility with meals, and Intuitive eating practice. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and their English Bulldogs.
Hope Jann, PA-C
Hope Jann is the provider on staff for Seeds of Hope Eating Disorder Partial Hospitalization Program for both Adults and Adolescents. Hope has been working with eating disorder clients in this capacity for nearly 4 years. Hope is a graduate of Muhlenberg College where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. She continued her education at Arcadia University where she earned a master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies. Hope has extensive experience in Family Medicine and has worked for Onward Behavioral Health for nearly nine years serving clients with eating disorders, substance and addiction issues, as well as mood disorders. Hope is very passionate about her work and not only prescribes medication but also develops and encourages clients to use coping skills and strategies in order for clients to achieve their goals for treatment.
Phyllis Butler, BS, CHWC
Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Phyllis has worked in the field of Health and Wellness for over 25 years. Most recently, she worked for Onward Behavioral Health as the Supervisor of Holistic Services. Holistic Services include holistic practice/education, art therapy, music therapy and yoga. Phyllis is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach with a BS in Nutritional Science and has certifications in several alternative healing modalities including personal training, MBSR and reiki.
Mary joined Seeds of Hope in 2017 as Community Liaison for the parent company Onward Behavioral Health and its outpatient programs, connecting with providers and members of the community to raise awareness for eating disorders, mental health, and substance abuse. In 2020, Mary transitioned to her new role as Community Liaison for all Seeds of Hope programming, focusing her outreach on helping those access the care they deserve for primary eating disorder treatment at the intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, and residential levels of care.
Contact Mary at 267-414-9094 or [email protected]