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Meet the Eleanor Health Worcester, MA Clinical Team!


March 22, 2021


Brookeita Payne, Eleanor Health Lead Clinician in Massachusetts

My name is Brookeita Payne and I’ve joined Eleanor Health as the Lead Clinician in Worcester, MA. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. I have had the pleasure of working in the field of Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder for several years. It has been a privilege to work in various clinical settings and in various roles from case management to clinician to clinical supervisor. Over the years I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, families, and collaborated with many community organizations.

I’m excited to be a part of a team providing whole-person care and meeting our community members where they are at. If there is one thing I have learned throughout my years of experience, it is that tough times don’t last, tough people do! I take pride in being able to participate in the recovery journey of our community members and will do my part to provide the best service for our members and Eleanor Health team. When I am not serving our community, my time and attention are best spent focusing on my daughter and helping her grow as a young entrepreneur.

I’m excited to introduce you to the rest of our Eleanor Health Worcester clinical care team!

Kelly Field, Eleanor Health clinic RN in Massachusetts

Kelly Field, RN

My name is Kelly Field and I have joined the Eleanor Health team at the Worcester clinic. I am the clinic Registered Nurse and bring with me seven years in the field of Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health. I have worked in several roles such as Floor Nurse, Charge Nurse, and Nursing Supervisor for inpatient detox, inpatient CSS, outpatient methadone clinic, and inpatient residential levels of care in both the state-funded and private insurance sectors. I made the decision to join Eleanor’s team to expand and build on my knowledge of substance use disorder and to continue to help those in need. I am excited to be a part of Eleanor and their mission to help our members live amazing lives! Outside of my professional life, I am kept busy with my 2 little ones and all their extracurriculars!

Tricia Lessard, Eleanor Health Member Engagement Administrative Specialist in Massachusetts

Tricia Lessard, Member Engagement Administrative Specialist

My name is Tricia Lessard and I am the Worcester Member Experience Administrative Specialist at Eleanor Health. It’s been a great privilege to have nine years of experience working in the Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder field in the Worcester County Area. I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration in 2014. My passion to help others has always been an important factor in my career and in all aspects of my life. My experience, both professional and personal, continues to inspire me to express compassion, respect, and to treat everyone as if they were family. When I am not at Eleanor Health, I enjoy spending time with my husband and two sons, painting, and being outdoors.

Jeff Kaplan, Eleanor Health Community Recovery Partner in Massachusetts

Jeff Kaplan, Community Recovery Partner

My name is Jeff Kaplan and I’ve joined Eleanor Health as the Community Recovery Partner for the Worcester County Area. I have worked in the mental health and addiction services field for 2 years. I was drawn to the field from my own personal experiences and knew that once I felt able to give back, I would. What led me to Eleanor was our view of meeting members where they are at in their recovery journey and our commitment to helping members live amazing lives! Outside of my professional life, I enjoy watching sports, hiking, and spending time with family.

If you need help with your substance use disorder, we are here to help you build your confidence and momentum towards the future you want. We provide treatment services for adults with alcohol, opioid, and other substance use disorders. We are currently located in Louisiana, Massachusetts, North Carolina, New Jersey, Ohio, and Washington.

Connect with the Worcester team virtually or at our office!

Eleanor Health

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Our mission at Eleanor Health is to help people affected by addiction live amazing lives. We deliver whole-person, comprehensive care and are passionate about transforming the quality, delivery, and accessibility of addiction & mental health treatment. Our actions are rooted in respect for each member's values, culture, and life experiences, and our commitment to their wellbeing is unwavering and without judgement.

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