Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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


Leslie Miller

LICSW
20 years experience
Hello, thank you for reading my profile! I have twenty-years of experience working with client's who need help navigating major life transitions and navigating change. Most people decide to go to a therapist when they are seeking to make changes and their current ways of managing no longer work for them. Together we will find new strategies, ways to cope, and solutions in a supportive, insight-oriented approach. My approach is to help... Read More
Hello, thank you for reading my profile! I have twenty-years of experience working with client's who need help navigating major life transitions and navigating change. Most people decide to go to a therapist when they are seeking to make... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Dawn Perry

LCSW
6 years experience
Aloha! I am a licensed independent clinical social worker in the state of Hawaii and the state of Massachusetts. During my time as a therapist, I have had the privilege of working with many different people in a variety of settings in Massachusetts and many of the Hawaiian Islands. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. My... Read More
Aloha! I am a licensed independent clinical social worker in the state of Hawaii and the state of Massachusetts. During my time as a therapist, I have had the privilege of working with many different people in a variety of... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Maryann Whalen

LICSW, CADC
22 years experience
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... Read More
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.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 22 years

Roselle O'Brien

LMHC, REAT
12 years experience
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Massachusetts, Creative Arts Therapist, and an internationally credentialed Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT) with 20+ years experience working with people of all ages, from very young children through elders. I offer integrative and holistic counseling tailored to your individual needs. My approach is humanistic, narrative, and contemplative with a focus on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of each person and their lives as... Read More
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Massachusetts, Creative Arts Therapist, and an internationally credentialed Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT) with 20+ years experience working with people of all ages, from very young children through elders. I... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Bridget Boursiquot

MSW, LICSW
10 years experience
Hello! I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Massachusetts with over 10 years in the field and have worked with a wide range of clients including those experiencing depression, anxiety, self-esteem concerns, life threatening illness, relationship issues (family, friendship, couples, etc), stress, parenting concerns, life stages and transition, trauma and abuse, loss, and infertility and pregnancy. I have coached many people through their processes of individual growth and who are looking to create a... Read More
Hello! I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in Massachusetts with over 10 years in the field and have worked with a wide range of clients including those experiencing depression, anxiety, self-esteem concerns, life threatening illness, relationship issues (family, friendship,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Chris Deiulio

BA, MSW, LICSW
22 years experience
I have been a social worker since 1997. I have worked with people struggling to get into recovery from opiates and other drugs, chronic and persistent mental illness, Deaf/Hearing Impaired, veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as well as the first Gulf War and their dependents and Vietnam era veterans, and LGBTQ individuals. After appropriate evaluation, I could provide letters for gender affirming surgery (if, in my clinical opinion, you meet the criteria... Read More
I have been a social worker since 1997. I have worked with people struggling to get into recovery from opiates and other drugs, chronic and persistent mental illness, Deaf/Hearing Impaired, veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq as well... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 22 years

Mental Health in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Located in Middlesex County, Cambridge, Massachusetts is perhaps most well-known as being home to Harvard University. Cambridge is also where the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is located. These are two of the world’s most prestigious universities. Cambridge is considered part of the Boston metropolitan area, and it’s directly north of the city. Cambridge is located across the Charles River, and its name comes from the University of Cambridge in England.

Kendall Square, which is located in Cambridge, is often described as one of the most innovative areas of the world. This is an area where there’s a high concentration of startups and innovation.

Along with Kendall Square, the city is also referred to as the City of Squares, and some of the most popular of these include Central Square, Harvard Square, and Porter Square. Specific neighborhoods in the area include East Cambridge, the area surrounding the MIT Campus, and the Brattle area/West Cambridge, among others.

The population of Middlesex County as a whole is around 1.6 million, and the median household income is $95,249, and the median property value is $477,500. The economy of Middlesex County centers primarily around scientific, tech and educational industries.

Mental Health Concerns in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Substance abuse is a significant concern in not only Cambridge but surrounding Middlesex County, also including the city of Lowell. Middlesex County is ranked ninth in terms of the number of overdose deaths per 100,000 residents among 44 counties in the United States. In 2016, Pew Charitable Trusts reported there was a death rate of 24.3 per 100,000 residents. The median for the 44 highest-ranking counties is 13 deaths per 100,000 individuals. In 2016, Middlesex County saw nearly 2,580 deaths related to drug overdoses. The state of Massachusetts as a whole had 13,870 opioid-related overdose deaths in 2016.

The Middlesex Sherriff’s Office has been working on efforts and initiatives to deal with problems related to opioids and substance use disorders along with co-occurring mental illnesses. In 2016, the Middlesex Sherriff’s Office started implementing a regional approach that brings together sheriffs and chiefs of police from throughout the county to work collaboratively on addressing these issues.

According to research compiled by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in the state of Massachusetts around 54,000 adolescents aged 12 to 17 reported having at least one major depressive episode between 2013 and 2014. Of surveyed adults in the state aged 18 or older, four percent said they’d had serious thoughts of suicide within the year before they were surveyed.

The same research shows an estimated 522,000 adults in the state with a major mental illness received counseling or treatment, but 53.8 percent did not receive mental health treatment or counseling.

Cambridge Mental Health Services

There are public and private mental health services available to residents of Cambridge and surrounding Middlesex County. One example is the CHA Cambridge Health Alliance. The CHA Department of Psychiatry offers mental health services for all ages, and in different languages. Some of the areas of evaluation and service available from CHA include treatment for psychological problems, emotional or behavioral disorders, and addiction treatment.

The CHA Cambridge Hospital campus offers psychiatric emergency services, and psychiatrists and clinical social workers are on-duty throughout the day.

There is an organization called Riverside Community Care, which provides health and human services not only to people in Cambridge but also Somerville and other communities throughout the state. The organization offers child and family services, adult services, and community-based services.

North Charles is a provider of psychiatric services as well as addiction services counseling. They offer psychiatric care on an outpatient basis.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) operates a Massachusetts branch, and they regularly publish resources in the area to help guide people searching for care.

Mental Health Services Directory, Cambridge

When you require mental health services of any kind, whether it’s something specific such as marriage or grief counseling, medication management, or help with a certain mental health disorder such as anxiety, depression or bipolar, it’s difficult to know where to turn in terms of high-quality providers.

That’s why we created the above directory of therapists located in and around the Cambridge, Massachusetts area. We wanted to make it easy not only to connect with therapists and mental health care providers in Cambridge but also to do so efficiently. We hope that the therapist directory serves as a positive resource, regardless of the specific type of service you’re searching for.