Meet our Staff

Wellness Rhode Island is a therapy and psychiatry practice in East Providence, Rhode Island. We provide comprehensive psychiatric and psychological care including medication management and therapeutic support such as individual, couples and family counseling. Our providers have a variety of specialties, so you can find all the care you need under one roof.

Office Managers


Yamilka Hernandez

Office Manager

My name is Yamilka Hernandez, I’ve worked in the mental health field since 2004 and enjoy what I do.

Office Ninjas


Teylyr Terrio

My name is Teylyr. I have worked in the mental health field for about 10 years. I first worked with neurodivergent students at a local boarding school. After having my son, I decided to switch to more administrative work with better hours and have been with Wellness RI for almost 4 years.


Emily Poitras

Hi, My name is Emily. I’m 22 years old and I’m currently a student at Bristol Community College, majoring in Medical Office Administration.  I have been working with Wellness RI going on a year.  I enjoy the day to day tasks and being able to assist patients in any way that I can.


Samantha Carreiro

My name is Samantha. I have been a Certified Medical Assistant for over 16 years. I’ve worked at Wellness RI for approximately 3 years now. In 2023, I updated my CPR certification, obtained an Associate in Arts degree graduating with High Honors from Community College of RI, and completed an internship with a biotech company called Cadoret Global gaining a certificate in Pharmaceuticals Quality and GxP compliance.


Amanda Hetu

My name is Amanda Hetu. I have worked in the medical field for the last 16 years. I started as a CNA then decided to further my education and become a Medical Assistant. Once I became a mother I decided to focus more on administrative work and have been with Wellness RI for the last 3 years.

Employment Opportunities

Wellness Rhode Island is a team of collaborative, innovative doctors who enjoy contributing to our dynamic, rewarding medical culture. We’ve come together from many different backgrounds, united by our passion for working critically—and with curiosity, integrity and camaraderie.

Office Ninja


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