Past MaMHCA Award Winners 1994-2015
MaMHCA Community Service Award Recipients
1997 – Sen. Charles Traviglini, Chair, Human Services Committee
1997 – Berna Haberman, MaMHCA Founder
1998 – Tory Gates/WJIB
1999 – David Favreau, Membership-Scholarship Donor
2001 – Mary Ann Hanley, LMHC Representative on Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions
2001 – Richard Goodman, LMHC Representative on Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions
2002 – Alice LaBonte Hsu, MaMHCA Representative to red Cross Disaster Relief, 9/11 responder
2004 – Veneita Burden, License Support Committee Chair
2005 – Mary Ann Hanley, LMHC Representative on Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions
2005 – Richard Goodman, LMHC Representative on Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions
2006 – Berna Haberman, In honor of MaMHCA’s 25th Anniversary
2006 – Denis Dupuis, In honor of MaMHCA’s 25th Anniversary
2007 – Rep. Ruth Balser, State Representative
2009 – Ronald Wozniak, LMHC Representative on Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions
2009 – Jill Ritchie, LMHC Representative on Board of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions
2011 – Mariagnese Cattaneo, Service to MMCEP Committee
2013 – Mariagnese Cattaneo, PhD, LMHC
In recognition of her long standing dedication to the education of mental health counselors, and to MaMHCA as a member of the MMCEP Advisory Board.
2014 – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
In appreciation of her outstanding service supporting the initiatives of mental health counselors to improve access to mental health services for members of the armed forces and their families.
2015 – Gloucester Police Department and Chief Leonard Campenallo
In recognition of the innovative approach to those in their community undergoing a substance abuse/opioid abuse crisis by pro-actively offering and facilitating mental health treatment opportunities.
2011 – Lucy Borodkin, Service to MMCEP Committee
2013 – Ronald Wozniak
In recognition of his outstanding dedication to the profession of mental health counseling and to his unparalleled service to MaMHCA as a member of the MaMHCA Board.
2015 – Christine McNiff, LMHC, Past-President 2006-2007
In honor of her dedication to the enhancement of workforce opportunities for LMHCs on the occasion of the 10th Anniversary of MaMHCA’s Job and Career Fair and in recognition of her outstanding service to MaMHCA.
Mental Health Agency of the Year
2000 – William Taylor, Advocates, Inc.
2011 – Gosnold on Cape Cod, Raymond Tomasi, CEO, Gosnold, Inc.
2013 – Gosnold on Cape Cod, Raymond Tomasi, CEO, and Angela Sheppard, Program Director, Emerson House
In recognition of their excellent level of service to the community through mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment, and the ongoing support it provides to mental health counseling clinicians in training through employment and continuing education opportunities. Nominated by MaMHCA member, Annie Sylvia.
Mental Health Counselor Educator of the Year Award Recipients
1994 – Mary Ann Gawalek, Lesley College
1999 – Robert read, Salem State College
2000 – John Carew, Cambridge College
2001 – Bonnie Bullard, Professional Training Institute
2001 – Linda Lawless, Professional Training Institute
2003 – Derek Parr, Springfield College
2005 – Susan Gere, Lesley University
2008 – Patrice Miller, Salem State College
2015 – Joseph R. Weeks, LMHC, NCC
In recognition of his dedication and outstanding service in the education and training of mental health counseling students.
MaMHCA LMHC of the Year
2013 – Lucy Borodkin, LMHC
In recognition of her long standing dedication to the continuing education of licensed mental health counselors, and to MaMHCA as a member and trainer of the MMCEP Advisory Board.
2015 – Evan Schinell, LMHC, MaMHCA Agency Liaison
In recognition of his strong commitment to MaMHCA and to advancing the role of LMHCs by providing information, support and advocacy for LMHCs within mental health agencies in the Commonwealth.
Service Appreciation Award
2013 – Jamie Lynn Ross, Principal, Fat Cat Design
In recognition of her selfless and invaluable service to MaMHCA as our intrepid guide and mentor in creating the new MaMHCA web page experience.