Rise Team

Marty Newbury, LMFT


Associate Clinical Director

Marty is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who has a passion for working with people who are seeking to make meaning, to heal,  and to move forward from whatever life circumstances bring them to therapy. Offering a holistic (mind/body/spirit) approach, she works with clients who present with a wide variety of concerns, including but not limited to recovery from addictions, anxiety, chronic stress, depression, relationship challenges, trauma, loss, and toxic shame, to name a few.

Providing sessions both in person and via. telehealth, Marty will help you to explore the meanings you've made from your past that inform your life view today. Like harvesting for gold, we'll sift through what is there to identify that which is ready to be left behind, that which is looking to be healed, and that which is calling to be brought forward as a lesson or strength to help inform future goals and desires. Once this exploration is complete, we will embark on a journey of setting and working toward the achievement of your goals.

Marty brings several years of clinical experience to her partnership with you, with an approach rooted in systems theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, recovery from addictions, trauma treatment, mindfulness, yoga, spiritual studies, energy healing, and hypnotherapy. 

Shaun English, LMFT



Shaun is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist. Shaun's self-directed talk therapy draws upon Gestalt and Family Systems therapy. She is able to offer her clients tools from yoga – mindfulness, movement, meditation, and mind-body awareness.

Shaun’s approach to psychotherapy is focused on self-acceptance, and healthy family connections. She specializes in life transitions – young adults, adult children and aging parents, empty nesters, and navigating grief. She believes that therapy is a chance to address problems so you can be more resilient on this adventure we call life.

Shaun has a Master’s Degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Southern Connecticut State University and is a certified Yoga Therapist through the International Association of Yoga Therapy.

Anne Chatillon, LMFT



Anne is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who approaches all therapeutic relationships with an open heart and curious mind. Anne has been systemically trained, and has a passion for helping people utilize their own unique strengths to identify and heal past wounds, experience change and growth, and ultimately find balance and joy in their lives. Anne works with children aged 10 and older, adolescents, adults and couples. Anne’s work with children, adolescents and young adults has included working on issues such as anxiety, depression, maladjustments to changed family dynamics, developmental transitions, bullying issues, anger issues, and healing from physical or sexual trauma. With adults, Anne’s focus is on the development of a strong therapeutic relationship to open up space for healing and change, and in couples therapy, Anne strives to nurture a non-judgmental and balanced environment that can allow for the creation of meaningful connection. 

Anne earned her Master’s degree at Southern Connecticut State University, with a two year concentration in Gestalt therapy, and has further trained in Childhood Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth, Mindfulness based Stress Reduction, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Amanda Aromatici, LMFTA



Amanda Aromatici (she/her) is a Marriage and Family Therapist who obtained her Master's Degree from Southern Connecticut State University, and holds a double Bachelor's Degree in Religious Studies and Art from the Catholic University of America. Amanda has experience working in both private and public programs with clients through various life stages. A systemic thinker, Amanda enjoys working with a client-centered mentality in empathetic and creative ways. She also maintains a psychodynamic orientation, that is relationship focused/strength based. She is passionate about working with young people and specializes in adolescent, family, and trauma work. Amanda also works at the Grove School as a school clinician. 


Originally from Italy, Amanda grew up between New Haven and Milan. In her free time, you can find Amanda exploring the outdoors, sometimes with her rescue dog Mae, teaching painting classes, or enjoying tea while nestled in the corner of a second-hand bookstore. 

Kate Sejourne, LPC

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Kate is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) dedicated to nurturing overall wellness of individuals and families as they navigate life stages and circumstances. 


Guided by genuine respect and compassion, Kate actively listens to help clients identify inner strengths, clarify expectations and explore possibilities for growth.


Kate’s therapeutic method integrates research-supported practices, as determined by client needs. These include cognitive, behavioral and emotional-processing strategies and techniques. She recognizes that sometimes issues resolve with brief therapy, while other struggles may take more time and readiness for change. This allows for flexibility and creativity as Kate partners with clients on their journey to discover hope, cultivate a path forward and find fulfillment in daily life.


Kate believes in the power of relationships and human connection to support healing and transformation. She is trained in virtual telehealth therapy.


Kate earned an M.A. in Counselor Education from Fairfield University, a B.S. in Business and Economics from Lehigh University, is a member of the American Counseling Association and is a National board-certified Counselor (NCC) with training and expertise in the areas of lifespan transitions, balance and identity formation, parenting, recovery from behavioral disorders, group therapy and grief and loss issues.

Kate McGetrick, LMFT


In Memory of our Founder

Rise Therapy and Wellness was founded and inspired by the work of Kate.  Her desire was to create a safe place for personal growth and mental health counseling, as well as other holistic health practices.   

Her work will live on in the lives of the clients she touched, and the Rise team will always be inspired by her vision.

Amanda Joyce


Intern/Office Assistant

Amanda Joyce holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Elon University and is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Social Work at Simmons University. She is pleased to assist Rise in daily organization and help tackle any challenges that occur. She is a hard-working, conscientious and caring individual, who is passionate about working with others and helping them thrive.