Our Team


Carolyn Broudy, M.D., M.S., Director

Dr. Broudy is a board-certified psychiatrist and the Director of The Family Connections Center. She received her M.D. and M.S. from NYU School of Medicine, and completed her psychiatry residency and a fellowship in Women's Mental Health at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She subsequently completed the Infant-Parent Mental Health Fellowship at the University of Massachusetts in Boston, and the American Psychoanalytic Association Fellowships. She has taught at the Smith School of Social Work, and worked as a consulting psychiatrist for the state-wide program Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Project for Moms. Her years of experience working with new moms and young children inspired her to open The Family Connections Center as a way of bringing together a team of therapists who could better serve the needs of the entire family during the early years of parenting. 

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Kate Kyros, LISCW, Psychotherapist

Kate Kyros earned her BA at Hampshire College with an interdisciplinary focus on psychology, child development, and gender studies. In 2011 she received her MSW at the Smith College School for Social Work where she focused on clinical work with children and families. She completed two years of post-masters study at the Mill River Institute for Dialogic Practice in Haydenville, MA, and has worked clinically with adults, children, and families in a variety of settings in the Pioneer Valley and Southern Maine. Kate is passionate about supporting individuals and families during times of transition and change, and maintains a deep appreciation for the importance of experiences of community and connections. 


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Sarah Gillio, LISCW, Psychotherapist

Sarah Gillio received her BA in Child Development from Tufts University in Medford, MA. She earned her MSW in 2013 at Smith College School for Social Work, and subsequently completed the Massachusetts Institute of Psychoanalysis Postgraduate Fellowship. Sarah has worked in public and private schools with pre-schoolers, elementary aged children and children with special needs. She has spent the last 5 years working therapeutically with children, adolescents and their parents at the Cutchins Programs for Children and Families in Northampton, MA. Sarah's approach is rooted in the belief that meaningful changes occur through a collaborative process of understanding and making meaning of each individual's unique needs and experiences. To this process she brings curiosity, authenticity, and a passion for helping families navigate the transitional years of early family life.

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