Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Brockton, Massachusetts

Find a therapist in Brockton, Massachusetts that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Brocktonto find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.

Dr. Dianne Doyle

Dr. Dianne Doyle, Ph.D.

Hi! I am a licensed psychologist, certified Master Addiction Counselor, and author. I have 20-plus years of experience working in private and public agencies, including hospitals, rehabilitation programs, and halfway houses. I have helped many people with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, substance abuse and other addictive behaviors, relationship issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. I have also taught counseling courses and provided clinical supervision at a college level and I Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years


Rebecca Thompson

Rebecca Thompson, LICSW

Life can be hard. Work can be hard. Relationships can be hard. You don't have to handle all of it on your own. Getting help means you are strong; it means you are courageous; it means you are smart. I would like to help you. I want to help you remember how to care for yourself; help you learn new skills about communication and being in relationships; help you feel better. I view my clients as Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years


Dr. Christopher Blake

Dr. Christopher Blake, LICSW, PhD

I am a LICSW who has both a private practice and works in a counseling center in Massachusetts. I have been a counselor for over 18 years. In that time, I've gotten really quite good at helping with depression, anxiety, the struggles of living with ADHD (both as a parent and as an adult with ADHD), the extremes and felt helplessness of OCD, bi polar conditions, and addiction, and and the turbulent feelings of Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 18 years


Linda Lufkin

Linda Lufkin, CAGS, LMHC

I am an independently licensed mental health counselor in Massachusetts, with 14 years of experience providing mental health services, the past four years as a psychotherapist working with individuals of all ages. I am a nationally certified Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (TF-CBT) with training in DBT, EMDR and other evidenced based modalities. I have helped people struggling with issues such as depression, anxiety, mood disturbances, family and other relationship conflicts, confusion around careers Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years


Andrew Wurth

Andrew Wurth, LMHC, LICSW

I have over twenty years of clinical experience working with client's experiencing intimate relationship difficulties, addiction, difficulty managing anger, coping with grief and loss, mental health challenges like Bipolar Disorder, Depression, and PTSD.. I also have almost eight years of working with veterans attempting to adjust to civilian life after separation from the military, young people finding healthy ways to make the transition to early adulthood. My work with client's is driven by the Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 25 years


Deborah Jean

Deborah Jean, LMHC, CADC-II

I am a licensed mental health counselor; I work with adults, focusing on a wide range of presenting problems including mental health issues, addictions, anxiety, depression, trauma, abuse and relationship issues. I strive to provide a safe and trusting environment for all my clients. When providing therapy, I work with each client to determine goals and to create a customized treatment plan to meet the specific needs of the individual. I use both cognitive behavioral Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years


Jill Ortolano

Jill Ortolano, MS, LMHC

Hi I'm Jill, a Mental Health Counselor licensed in Massachusetts with 13 years experience. For 6 years I met with clients and did initial evaluations in a bustling city clinic; I had the opportunity to work with different populations of people to address and treat a full range of mental health concerns like depression, anxiety, relationship issues, life transitions, sexual problems, social phobias, communication issues, and self-esteem. I also helped many people who experienced Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years


Annalicia DiLollo

Annalicia DiLollo, MS, LMHC, LPC

I received my degree as a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from the Institute for the Psychological Sciences, located in Crystal City, VA, right outside of Washington, DC. I have extensive experience working with people of all ages, but my focus areas are adults suffering current symptoms of anxiety, depression, or struggling in their relationships due to past abandonment, trauma, addiction, or dysfunctional patterns. My treatment is from a clinical psychology perspective, and Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years


Gina Mango

Gina Mango, MSW, LCSW, LICSW

As a clinical social worker specializing in mental health treatment, my goal is to help you to reach yours. That may mean reducing symptoms of anxiety or depression, processing and resolving negative experiences or trauma, managing stress and improving relationships, or having the time and place to consider the future and how to get there. Whatever it is that has brought you to here, please know that your values, experiences and priorities will be respected Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years


MARIA DUGGAN

MARIA DUGGAN, LICSW

Maria Duggan, MSW, LICSW (MA) Education 1988 MSW, Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston, MA 1986 BS, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA I have thirty years of clinical experience with individuals, families and have held a variety of positions as clinical social worker in a variety of settings. These settings include inpatient hospitals, community mental health agencies, partial hospital/intensive outpatient group programs, home health, and school settings. Diagnostic groups I've worked with include dual diagnosis, Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 30 years


An Overview of Mental Health in Brockton, Massachusetts

Brockton, Massachusetts is home to a diverse population of over 94,000. This Plymouth County city is home to a wide array of small businesses, colleges and a healthy economy. However, the household median income is slightly lower than the national average, and Brockton residence can suffer from a number of mental health crises. Find out how you or a loved one can benefit from mental health resources in Brockton.

Types of Mental Illness

Mental illness is prevalent throughout the United States, and the National Institute of Mental Health shows that only half of all people who experience mental illness receive treatment. There are a diverse number of signs to look for. Here are a few of the common mental illnesses in the United States:

  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Eating Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Find out all the current statistics for Brockton, Massachusetts, as well as some resources available to anyone experiencing mental illness.

Mental Health Statistics for Brockton, Massachusetts

There are many factors that can lead to mental health issues. From financial to personal, there are many events that can indirectly or directly affect your mental health. From substance abuse to depression, these issues can be dangerous and severely affect your quality of life. Here are just a few mental health issues that residences of Brockton, Massachusetts can face:

  • Depression: While Massachusetts has, on average, lower rates of depression among high school students, approximately 14 percent of residences aged 12 to 17 experienced at least one depressive episode, which is slightly higher than the national average. 12 percent of high school students in Massachusetts have considered attempting suicide in the past year.
  • Excessive Drinking: Plymouth County, home to Brockton, has the second highest excessive drinking rate in Massachusetts, at 7 percent. This percentage shows the number of adults who report drinking to excess. Excessive drinking can not only be damaging to your health, but can also lead to alcohol use disorder and depression.
  • Opioid Overdose: In 2017, there were 1,938 deaths related to opioid overdose. Opioid addiction is strongly correlated with mental health issues. Whether you or a loved one became depressed before abusing opioids or became addicted after experiencing a depressive episode, both are issues that can dramatically affect your mental health.

Divorce Rates in Massachusetts

Divorce is often linked with mental illness. Many mental health issues, like depression and panic disorders, can cause higher rates of divorce. At the same time, divorce can lead to individuals experiencing greater levels of anxiety and depressive episodes. This is particularly true of children of divorced parents. Specifically, there are 18 types of mental illness that are positively linked with divorce. Consider consulting a therapist today if you’re experiencing marital conflict, or are married and experiencing high levels of anxiety or depression. Any of these signs could lead to higher levels of divorce.

In 2015, the national divorce rate was 3.1 per 1,000 of the population. The Massachusetts rate was slightly lower, at 2.6 per 1,000 of the population.

The Challenge of Finding Mental Health Resources in Brockton,

It can be challenging to find the right mental health resource for you or your loved one. Although there are many resources available for individuals and families to receive mental health counseling and resources, Brockton experiences a number of factors that make it challenging to connecting with the proper services.

With a poverty rate of 18.2 percent, many individuals struggle to find access to resources. Whether it’s affording transportation or insurance challenges, poverty can provide many hurdles to connecting with the right resources. Brockton has a median income of $49,956, which is less than the national average. A diverse population can bring many benefits to the city, but it also can increase instances of discrimination and racial injustice.

Find a Therapist Today

Despite the many hurdles and mental health issues in Brockton, there is hope. Brockton is home to qualified therapists who can help you or a loved one receive the care needed. Explore the E-Counseling directory today to find a comprehensive list of therapists available in Brockton, Massachusetts. You’ll be able to search by area, credentials and areas of expertise. Read in-depth reviews by other individuals who are already on the road to a healthier, more positive future.