The staff bring a culturally diverse quality to behavioral health and substance abuse care for children, adolescents, adults, and their families, utilizing a service system that emphasizes trust, respect, confidentiality, and compassion. We are committed to quality behavioral health care that is provided in a collaborative effort. We are further committed to the philosophy that we exist for the community.

Audra Beliveau  PMHNP-BC, RN

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


Audra is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She is Board Certified by the AANC and the AANP. She possesses a PMHNP Post Master’s Certification from Wilkes University, and received both MSN and BSN from the University of Massachusetts Boston. She has worked extensively with outpatient clients, primarily with teens and adults. Audra has worked with many psychiatric diagnoses, including depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse, ADHD, bipolar disorder, and psychotic disorders.
Contact Audra at abeliveau@newbeginningswc.com

Ms. Beliveau's work history includes working in outpatient psychiatric facilities. 

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Sherri Mecum MA C.A.G.S. LMHC

Sherri Alexandrovich  MA C.A.G.S. LMHC

Executive Director


Sherri has over fifteen years of experience in the human service field. Her career history includes working in such disciplines as Mental Health, Education and Computer Science. Sherri possesses a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Anna Maria College in Worcester, Massachusetts and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Child & Family Interventions and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts. Sherri is licensed by the state of Massachusetts as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. 
Contact Sherri at salexandrovich@newbeginningswc.com

CLINICAL TEAM

Audra Beliveau PMHNP-BC, RN

Ms. Alexandrovich's areas of expertise include families, children, couples, and adolescents. She is MAP (Medication Administration Program) certified through (DCF) Department of Children and Families and was a kinship foster parent for several years. Sherri was a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for two years as well as a volunteer for Horizons for Homeless Children.

Melissa Petrillo MA LMHC

Ms. Quilliam’s area of expertise include working with adolescents, substance abuse treatment, and treatment for clients with chronic pain. She has extensive experience working with adolescents in the substance abuse field.  

Robyn Quilliam MA LMHC

Ms. Petrillo's areas of expertise include anxiety and depression, women's emotional health, family therapy, trauma treatment, spectrum disorders, and substance abuse/dependence. She has completed training in ARC, CBT, and TF-CBT.

Robyn Quilliam  MA LMHC

Clinical Supervisor


Robyn has over ten years of experience in the Mental Health and Substance Abuse field. Her career history includes working in a residential substance abuse program for adolescent girls, school based clinical work and outpatient therapy with adolescents and adults. Robyn possesses a Master’s Degree from Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts and is licensed by the state of Massachusetts as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. 
Contact Robyn at rquilliam@newbeginningswc.com

New Beginnings Wellness Center     1280 Main Street     Worcester, MA 01603

info@newbeginningswc.com     (508) 754-1141    

Melissa Petrillo  MA LMHC

Director of Clinical Services and Training


Melissa has extensive experience working with individuals with complex trauma, as well as substance abuse issues and/or developmental delays. She is also skilled at working within the juvenile justice systems, drug courts, and local school systems. Melissa has a particularly broad experience in treating adults with both mental health and substance use. Melissa possesses a Master's Degree from Assumption College in Worcester, MA, a Certificate of Traumatic Stress Studies from The Trauma Center in Boston, MA, as well as Advanced Trainings in CBT, ARC, trauma therapies, transitional and

motivational interviewing.
Contact Melissa at mpetrillo@newbeginningswc.com