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.

Denise Whall-Marlin

Denise Whall-Marlin , LICSW,

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker from Boston, Massachusetts with ten years of experience in providing psychotherapy. I have worked with all different kinds of people, and I have helped them with a variety of challenges and mental health problems. I have post-graduate training in several types of treatment, including cognitive behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy, as well as an academic background from New York University in psycho-dynamic trea Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 8 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 borderline personality disorder. I am a certified DBT therapist an Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 18 years


Andrea Brant

Andrea Brant , MS, LMHC,

Hi. My name is Andrea. I'm a Mental Health Counselor licensed in Massachusetts with 8 years experience as a therapist. I began my career working in an inpatient dual diagnosis unit. I simultaneously worked as a therapist for the federal government proving therapy to men and women looking for guidance on making good life decisions. For several years, I ran an outpatient clinic on my own and was fortunate enough to work with clients ranging in age from 5-68. Needless to say, my Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 8 years


Cleo Thompson

Cleo Thompson,

Hello and thank you for visiting my page. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Massachusetts and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina. I have over fifteen years of experience working with preteens to seniors. My experiences have taught me the importance of being an active listener who is nonjudgmental and noncondemning. In my work, it is important for me to inspire others. My specialties include Ethnic discovery, Cognitiv Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 20 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 Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 25 years


Maryann Whalen

Maryann Whalen, LICSW, CADC,

I began my career in the field of addictions in 1996 and haven't looked back since, having worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings for both addictions and dual diagnosis in the state of Massachusetts including Methdone and Suboxone clinics. Along the way I realized the need for further education and training in the areas of trauma and abuse, and am a certified member of the International Association of Trauma Professionals. In addition to this, I have gained a vast Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 22 years


Michael Pithis

Michael Pithis, MSW, LICSW,

Hi, My name is Mike, and I am a licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker from Massachusetts with over 7 years’ experience working as a therapist and Social Worker. My counseling style is warm, interactive, and includes a helpful dose of humor. I believe in treating anyone I work with the respect, sensitivity, and compassion they deserve. I also believe in empowering individuals to make changes in their life and use their strengths to become the best version of thems Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 8 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 tech 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 experien Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 14 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 perspe Read More...
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  • Languages: English,
  • Experience: 5 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.