Cambridge, Massachusetts Therapists

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Virginia Youngren holds a PhD degree in both English Literature and in Counseling Psychology and has maintained a long-time practice as a Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst. She is also an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Fraud...
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Massachusetts

As a psychotherapist and consultant I bring a depth of expertise to my work that has been sharpened by more than 35 years of clinical experience. The cornerstone of my work is to help you to become both fully present and engaged in every dimension...
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

I’m an LMHC with over 25 years experience, and a wealth of life experience. I have a private practice in eastern Massachusetts, and have worked with people in mental health centers, schools, colleges, hospitals, and nursing homes. I’m trained in...
Rebecca Girard
LCSW, LICSW
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts, New York

Rebecca is a clinical social worker licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York, specializing in neurodivergent issues, sexual trauma, and international social work. She is a Certified Autism Specialist, a...
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over fifteen years of working with individuals, groups, and families, Erin believes that healing can come through the development of mindfulness, in the empowering of ourselves through self-awareness, the...
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Molly is a licensed clinical therapist and art therapist specializing in depression, anxiety, life transitions, interpersonal relationships and grief with young adults and adults. One of Molly's areas of interest is neuropsychology, and educating...
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Massachusetts

My sole focus is on helping couples improve their relationship. Learning how to communicate more effectively, resolve differences, fight less is often essential to this process. With 36 years of experience, you will learn best practices to insure a...
Anna Magliozzi
LICSW, MSW
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Massachusetts

I am a licensed clinical social worker practicing psychotherapy remotely via video sessions with clients located anywhere in Massachusetts. I have had the privilege of working with a diverse population of individuals experiencing a broad range of...
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Boston, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

It can be difficult navigating the many challenges life throws at you, and it is easy to get stuck in a negative cycle of thinking, feeling and behaving. Together, we will focus on what is right with you and not on what is wrong with you in order to...
Emily Cosin
Psy.D.
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Massachusetts

Life is uncertain and difficult, which can leave you feeling anxious, depressed or overwhelmed. Friends and family often mean well, but don’t know what to say or how to help. If you are having difficulty coping or you are finding that depression,...
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Newton, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Hello, My Name Is Mike and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and I have been helping people in clinical settings since 2012. My expertise is in two areas. The first is helping adults cope with problems that can range from...
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Newton, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Please see my website, jeffreyfortgang.com.
Sam Healy
LICSW
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Melrose, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

I’ve been working with individuals, couples, youth and families for 30 years and believe each person has unique strengths and talents to contribute and connect with.
Jessica Foley
LMHC, LPC 172, LPCC 15
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Waltham, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts, California

If you're a woman ready to get to work on making changes in your life, I'm your girl. Sometimes it's really hard for us to ask for help-especially when you're strong & independent . Therapy is a great way to reach out, learn more about yourself, and...
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Wakefield, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

No matter what our life's story is, we can heal. My approach is holistic, integrative, and non-judgmental. In my work, I focus on the integration of the mind-body-spirit which allows us to visit every component that makes you who you are. This...
Perrie Mo
LICSW
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Quincy, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Whether you are dealing with emotional pain, navigating a challenging relationship, living with a terminal illness, or grieving for a loved one, I am here to help you identify your strengths and to support you along your healing journey. I deeply...
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Salem, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Hello! My name is Angelica Acevedo, LICSW, MBA, I go by “Toni”. I am a licensed clinical social worker with 16+ clinical years experience working with all age groups including couples, families and individuals. I am Latina, speak Spanish...
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Extensive and personal experience with adoption has allowed for me to possess a clear understanding of the array of issues that can manifest..Use of clinical skills, professionalism, empathy, and humor has emanated in goal-oriented outcomes. Being a...
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Clinician focusing on trauma and a shift towards self-awareness and acceptance
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I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in work with creative teenagers and young adults (ages 13-35) struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, and addiction. I earned my master’s degree in counseling from Boston University and...
Christopher Chaisson
LCSW, The Leggett Group
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Framingham, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

If you prefer to email us, please include a phone number where we can reach you, as we cannot email clients back due to HIPAA regulations Christopher Chaisson, LCSW, is a clinical social worker who earned his MSW from Salem State University with a...
Megan Rakes
LMHC, The Leggett Group
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Framingham, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

If you prefer to email us, please include a phone number where we can reach you, as we cannot email clients back due to HIPAA regulations Megan is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and a graduate of William James College with a Master’s...
Guan Ellerbe
LMHC, BSW, MS
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Brockton, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Guan is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) with Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, Massachusetts, and a Bachelor’s in Social Work from...
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I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I specialize in Anxiety, Depression, Substance Use/Abuse, and PTSD. By implementing CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Activation and other approaches...

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.