Trista has over a decade of experience providing outpatient therapy in a range of settings, to individuals and groups, children, adolescents, and adults. Trista also has experience as an in-home therapist and case manager, and has worked with clients dealing with substance misuse disorders. A Portuguese-American, Trista is bilingual in English and Portuguese. She graduated from Bridgewater State College with her MSW. Prior to earning her master’s degree, she worked with severely disabled children and adults. She loves yoga and dance and has two little boys who keep her busy. She meets with her clients via tele-health and implements mindfulness exercises in her therapeutic work when appropriate.