Neurofeedback Staff at Trauma Center


Andrea Carusona, M.A.

Andrea is a research assistant and neurofeedback clinician at The Trauma Center. She completed her Bachelors degree in Psychology at Suffolk University and her Masters degree in Clinical Counseling Psychology at Lesley University. Before her clinical training Andrea was involved in a study researching the neural aspects of creativity at Suffolk; afterward she spent 3 years at Brigham & Women’s Hospital working in the Harvard Sleep Disorders Research Lab. Andrea’s clinical counseling experience is with adult’s in day treatment and in an outpatient setting.

Research Staff, Neurofeedback

Anna Kharaz, M.A.

Anna Kharaz, M.A. is a clinician and research assistant at the Trauma Center. She studied Neuroscience and Psychology at Brandeis University and completed her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. She has worked for institutions such as Harvard Medical School, the National Institutes of Health, Boston Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration Hospital. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults in outpatient and partial hospitalization settings. Anna is also a certified Kripalu yoga teacher.

Staff Clinician, Family Network Evaluation Services, Research, Yoga Services

Specialized Services Provided at the Trauma Center: Neurofeedback


Regina Musicaro, B.A., ALM

Ms. Musicaro is the Clinical Research Coordinator at the Trauma Center. She received a B.A. in psychology concentrating in evolutionary studies and psychobiology from SUNY New Paltz. She then worked as a research assistant at the Harvard University cognitive neuroscience Lab of Aging and Cognition and as a staff member at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. She has volunteered in several research labs, including the Geriatric Neuropsychology Lab at the Boston V.A. Hospital, the Harvard Program for Refugee Trauma, and The Child Study Center at NYU. Ms. Musicaro practices the indigenous art form of Capoeira Angola with Kilombo Novo, a group seeking to reduce loss caused by poverty, urban violence and trauma.

Research Staff

Janice Stubblefield-Tave, LICSW

A licensed social worker, Janice has been at the Trauma Center for nine years. She has over 20 years of experience with child and adult trauma survivors. In addition to providing therapy to individuals, caregivers and families, Janice coordinates group services and facilitates the women's coping skills groups. Janice attended the University of Chicago.

Staff Clinician, Senior Consultation Practice, Clinical Supervisor, VOCA Services

Specialized Services Provided at the Trauma Center: EMDR (Level II), Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Treatment of Dissociation, ARC, PCIT, Trauma/Sexual Abuse Evaluation, Neurofeedback



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