Reading Pediatric Associates

52 Haven Street
Reading, MA


As of January 2021, Reading Pediatric Associates & Family Counseling Associates partnered to make Behavioral Health an integral part of your child’s care.

This partnership has provided Psychological Services on site, alongside, and in collaboration with the providers at Reading Pediatric Associates who care for your child. We are thrilled to have Nicole Shanahan LMCH in our office. Nicole is available on site to provide consultation, evaluation, education, brief treatment and referral guidance for children and families. Nicole is available Monday and Wednesday afternoons. This is all happening in coordination with the Reading Pediatric Associates staff you have always known.

Regular Schedule:
Afternoons: Mondays: 1:30PM-4:30PM on-site

Before your first visit with Nicole, please register below: 

Nicole Shanahan, LMHC

Nicole is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She works at Family Counseling Associates but will be available to our patients due to our recent partnership. Nicole provides counseling to individuals, couples, and families ages 3+ years. Her modality of treatment is diverse as she utilize various strength-based approaches including; Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Expressive/Art Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy and Play Therapy. Her focus is to provide therapy to those experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression, LGBT, and family/relationship issues. Her approach to therapy is to develop a therapeutic relationship in a safe and supportive environment; while working collaboratively towards growth.

Nicole received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Salem State University and a Master’s of Science degree from State University of New York at New Paltz (SUNY) in Mental Health Counseling. During her Master’s program at Suny New Paltz, she served as a Graduate Assistant of Student Activities and the College Counseling Center; providing individual and group therapy for adjustment and sexuality issues. She has extensive experience working with individuals and families in a variety of settings consisting of; home-based, school-based, college-based, outpatient facilities, and inpatient facilities. Nicole has the ability to collaborate with community and state agencies, mental health providers, and medical providers to provide optimal care.

Regular Schedule:
Afternoons: Mondays: 1:30PM-4:30PM on-site

Before your visit with Nicole, please register below: