Amy Creegan

Hi, I'm Amy, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Clinical Director at Brightside Behavioral Health.

I have a warm, friendly, eclectic approach to therapy. I enjoy working with all age groups and many presenting problems, and diagnoses. 

I have over 20 years of experience working in the therapy field. I received a Master's Degree of Science with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy from The University of Rhode Island. I specializes in working with children, parenting, and adults. I have extensive experience using EMDR, CBT, DBT and have a proven and consistent successful history working with children and adults with Anxiety, ADHD, Autism, Depression, Trauma and many of life's issues.

I utilize interventions such as EMDR, CBT, DBT psycho education and many other shaping behavior/thinking techniques. An eclectic approach with positivity, resourcing and strengths based interventions have helped my clients improve adjustment in the home, school, work and community. I work with children, adults and couples. 

I love to help individuals, couples and families with a variety of issues using solution focused techniques and a friendly, warm and engaging approach. I strive to develop positive relationships and help my clients gain insight into their lives and while increasing their quality of life and relationships.

My Specialties

  • Anxiety 
  • Child 
  • Coping Skills 
  • Depression 
  • Family Conflict 
  • Life Transitions 
  • Marital and Premarital 
  • Parenting 
  • Relationship Issues 
  • School Issues 
  • Trauma and PTSD 
  • Personal growth 

My Treatment Preferences

  • Applied Behavioral Analysis 
  • Art Therapy 
  • Attachment-based 
  • Coaching 
  • Dialectical (DBT) 
  • EMDR 
  • Emotionally Focused 
  • Experiential Therapy 
  • Family / Marital 
  • Family Systems 
  • Humanistic 
  • Integrative 
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS) 
  • Interpersonal 
  • Intervention 
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT) 
  • Motivational Interviewing 
  • Narrative 
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT) 
  • Person-Centered 
  • Play Therapy 
  • Positive Psychology 
  • Psychodynamic 
  • Relational 
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT) 
  • Strength-Based 
  • Structural Family Therapy 
  • Trauma Focused 
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)