Meet Dr. Jennifer LaBonte

Dr. LaBonte is a board certified family physician who grew up in the heart of Massachusetts and now serves in that same community. Described as friendly, approachable and compassionate, she always knew she was destined for a career working with people.

After graduating from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, she completed her doctorate in medicine and residency training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, nationally known for its primary care training program. She also served as chief resident in her final year.

Over the past twenty years, Dr. LaBonte has had a fulfilling career, working for both St. Vincent Hospital and UMass Memorial Medical Center where she holds the title of Associate Professor of Medicine.

Outside of the office, you’ll find her spending time with her husband and four children, doing her favorite activities like hiking, biking, playing with the dog and doing yoga.

Meet Katie, Office Assistant

Katie is our office assistant extraordinaire. She’s the cheerful voice answering the phones, and the smiling face greeting you at the front desk.

She’s a married mom of three, who lives in the “quiet corner” of Connecticut. She has been a medical secretary for almost 20 years, and loves interacting and building relationships with patients.

In her free time she enjoys shopping on Amazon, drinking coffee, reading, running around after her kiddos, and adding to her expansive earring collection!

She looks forward to greeting you when you come in for your appointment and putting a smile on your face.

Meet Kristy Poulliot, FNP-BC, MSN, Med

Kristy is a family nurse practitioner who is sure to bring a smile to your face with her warm personality, skill and knowledge. She has joined our team to help increase access and offer late-day appointments for sick/acute visits, follow ups, sports physicals, and injections.

Kristy’s education and experience are extensive, including a Masters degree in Exercise Science and Athletic Training, a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and a Master’s Degree from the Family Nurse Practitioner program at St. Joseph’s College. She has a love of sports medicine and has completed an orthopedic certification program at Duke University.

Outside of work, Kristy loves spending time with her family, which includes her husband and two beautiful daughters, an English lab, two cats and a lop-eared bunny. In her free time, you’ll find her hanging out with friends and family at her lake house in Maine and traveling to national parks in the U.S.

Meet Nicole Johnson, LMHC, M.Ed

Nicole Johnson with two boys hugging

Nicole is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has worked in the mental health and education field for over 20 years. 

She specializes in utilizing evidence-based approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Based Strategies, and Motivational Interviewing to help clients reach their therapeutic goals. 

The focus of her practice includes: Anxiety, Depression, School/Work Issues, Life Transitions, Toxic Stress, and Building Social Skills for adolescents and adults. 

Nicole is the owner and founder of Paper Birch Counseling and is working on-site in our office as an affiliate business. She is currently accepting Blue Cross/ Blue Shield insurance and self pay clients. 

To learn more or request an appointment, email: or call: (508) 755-0678.

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