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Balsam Lotus Healing + WellnessGroup practice

Group practice
Rhode IslandMassachusetts
Anxiety - Depression- Eating disorders & disordered eating- Life transitions-Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)- Stress management-
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Practice Information

Balsam Lotus Healing + Wellness provides care that is personal and unique to the client's needs while aiming to meet their therapeutic goals.

Alyssa Goulet-Almeida, LICSW, utilizes a holistic approach with various treatment modalities including aromatherapy, mindfulness, nature, and grounding techniques to balance emotion and regulate behavior. She works with clients of all ages, specializing in working through transitions and life changes, PTSD, anxiety, depression, and trauma but is available to support anyone looking to grow, learn, and become the best version of themselves. Alyssa has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Social Work. She brings a wide variety of experience from her time working in schools, children's psychiatric hospitals, adolescent residential treatment centers, and community-based, residential, and clinic inpatient and intensive outpatient environments. She has earned certificates in alcohol and drug counseling and trauma treatment for children and adolescents.

Leslie Keenaghan, LICSW, uses a person centered approach, one that is unique to her client's needs when helping clients maintain balance in their lives. She understands that each individual’s mind, body and spirit can guide them on a journey to discovering their authentic and true self. Leslie specializes in the treatment of anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and eating disorders. She has extensive experience working with clients who deal with worried and anxious thoughts. Leslie has a Bachelors Degree in Family Studies, a Masters Degree in both Education and Social Work. She brings a variety experiences from working in the school systems and with members of the community in her practice.


What services does your practice offer?

Balsam Lotus Healing + Wellness is a full-service therapy group practice in Cranston, Rhode Island. Using a client-centered focus, our team of clinicians use a multidisciplinary approach rooted in mindful practices to guide clients toward a place of wellness. We offer various forms of therapy such as CBT and Hakomi where individuals, couples, families and groups can explore their wants and needs in a safe and secure space.

In addition, Balsam Lotus partners with other members of the therapeutic community to offers specialty services, such as our monthly Women's Circle, where we aim to bring women together as a community to be seen and heard.

What are your practice's specialties?

The clinicians at Balsam Lotus Healing + Wellness specialize in a variety of areas including, anxiety, eating disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders, life transitions, parenting, relationship needs and trauma. We have a particular interest in working with the young adult and adult population.

Why should I choose your practice?

Our team of clinicians at Balsam Lotus Healing + Wellness are committed to serving our clients. Balsam Lotus offers flexibility, in that we find a day and time that works best, and provide thoughtful, individualized care that meets the needs and wants of our clients.

Our convenient location in Cranston makes us easily accessible from Routes 95, 195 and 295, and we offer telehealth appointments for those who prefer to meet from the comforts of their home.

Our space is designed to give you privacy and security to delve into your innermost work. We believe that you have the power to evoke the change you are wanting. We will guide you along the way.

How does payment work at your practice?

Each of our clinicians accept different forms of payment. Alyssa is in-network with Blue Cross Blue shield, and also accept private pay. Leslie works solely with private pay. The private pay fee ranges from $150-$195 depending on the provider and service offered. Both clinicians can provide clients with super bills to submit to their health insurance companies for a potential reimbursement. Do not hesitate to ask one of us for clarification on payments.

Head of Practice's Licensure

Rhode Island: ISW03994 - Massachusetts: LICSW127884




Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Reducing unwanted intrusive thoughts and rituals by gradually building comfort and confidence facing difficult fears, thoughts, and emotions

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others


  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island BCBS RI (in-network in RI)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in RI)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$195 (45min)
  • Sliding scale:$150 - $195
  • Initial session:$250 (60min)
  • Couples sessions:$200 (45min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Each clinician within Balsam Lotus Healing + Wellness has a unique fee for service. Please check wth us to find out more information.