Meet the Team
Jennifer Wiles, MA, LMHC, BC-DMT
Director of HEARTplay, Camp Erin Boston and Children's Services at CareGroup Parmenter Home Care & Hospice, Inc.
Ken Barringer, M.A., LMHC
Director of The Academy for Physical and Social Development
Stephanie Chancey, MA, R-DMT
Stephanie is a Master's Level Clinician, Registered Dance/Movement Therapist and Licensed Elementary and Preschool Teacher. She is currently pursuing LMHC licensure. Stephanie completed her graduate internship with Jennifer Wiles and feels incredibly fortunate to continue this work as a member of the Children's Services Team.
Stephanie leads the preschool/kindergarten HEARTplay Group at HEARTplay WEST in Wayland, one Saturday a month 9-9:45AM and the Parent/Caregiver Support Group at HEARTplay WEST in Wayland, one Saturday a month 10AM-12PM.
Shadé Alfred, Intern in Children's Services at
CareGroup Parmenter Home Care & Hospice, Inc.,
graduate student at Lesley University.
Shadé Alfred is originally from Trinidad and Tobago, she is a graduate student at Lesley University studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Dance Movement Therapy (MA expected May 2017). She holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Work (Special) and a certificate in Dance and Dance Education from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, in Trinidad. She is a registered Medical Social Worker in Trinidad and Tobago, and is trained in Ballet, Modern, Tap, Folk and Contemporary dance styles. Shadé has years of experience working with children in both medical and school settings as a Medical Social Worker and a School Social Worker. She is pleased to be a part of the Heartplay team.
Katrina Guittar, Intern in Children's Services at CareGroup Parmenter Home Care & Hospice, Inc., graduate student at Lesley University.
Katrina Guittar is a student at Lesley University studying Mental Health counseling with a focus in Dance/Movement Therapy. Her passion for dance started at the age of three and her calling to the helping field of mental health began in High school. Katrina has worked with various organizations such as CARDV, Beginnigs Workshop, and Unique Steps Dance Academy. Upon graduation Katrina hopes to continue her work with children and families.
at Caregroup parmenter Home Care & Hospice, Inc., graduate student at Lesley University.
Karen Alejandra Salazar, Intern in Children's Services at CareGroup Parmenter Home Care & Hospice, Inc., graduate student at Lesley University.
Alejandra is a graduate student at Lesley University and is pursuing her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program with a specialization in Dance/Movement Therapy (Expected graduation: May 2018). She holds a B.S. in psychology from Nova Southeastern University (2016). She has experience working with children with various developmental disabilities. She is originally from Colombia and enjoys working with children of all ages. Alejandra is bilingual, fluent in English and Spanish. Alejandra is grateful for being a part of the Heart Play community.