Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Lynn, Massachusetts

Find a therapist in Lynn, Massachusetts that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Lynn to 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 treatment. I know that 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 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

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. Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 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 Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 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

Susan Bennett

Susan Bennett, LMHC

Hello I’m Susan Bennett and I’m a licensed mental health counselor in Massachusetts. I have 16 years of experience as a psychotherapist, having worked in community mental health, small group practice, and my own private practice. In 2016 I expanded my private practice to include online therapy to reach a broader range of people in need. I take an eclectic approach to therapy that includes cognitive behavioral therapy(CBT),person centered therapy, solutions focused therapy, and trauma focused Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 16 years

Kayla Davis

Kayla Davis, MSW, LICSW

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to look at my personal profile. My name is Kayla and I have been in the field for over 15 years and have truly enjoyed and learned from every population I have worked with. I started my education track by obtaining my Associate of Applied Science, in Nutrition at the University of New Hampshire. I had a desire to work with the Eating Disorder population and was advised Read More...
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 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

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

An Overview of Mental Health in Lynn, Massachusetts

For anyone who hasn’t visited Lynn in recent years, the saying, “Lynn, Lynn, city of sin” may still be the first thing that comes to mind when this former crime-ridden, factory town is mentioned. However, the city, which is located just 10 miles north of Boston, has been going through a rebuilding period. With 94,063 residents, a diverse population, relatively affordable property, easy access to the trails of Lynn Woods Reservation and a recovering historic downtown, Lynn has much to offer residents. Beautiful ocean views are just an added bonus.

Mental Health in Lynn

While the city may appear more hopeful these days, its legacy still casts its shadow. Many residents may find themselves facing one of the unique situations below. Each one has its own mental health challenges.

  • Poverty: 0% of Lynn’s residents live in poverty. Research indicates that poverty can weigh on a person’s mental health.
  • Income Inequality: The median household income in Lynn is a decent $50,774, but this is considerably lower than the rest of Essex County and Massachusetts. Seeing neighbors who are more financially successful than you are could result in stress and anxiety.
  • Suicide: The suicide rate in Lynn is higher than that of Massachusetts. Remember, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is always available at 1-800-273-8255 if you need it.
  • Disability: 7% of Lynn’s residents under age 65 have a disability. Depending on the disability, the individual may want to pursue counseling services. Families and caretakers may also benefit from the support of a counselor.
  • Chronis Illnesses: Residents of Lynn have higher rates of chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension and asthma than the rest of the state. Managing long-term illnesses presents unique mental health challenges.
  • Refugees: Compared to the rest of Massachusetts, Lynn has taken in a high percentage of refugees. Not all 4% of the foreign-born people in Lynn are refugees, but the city does have a high number of refugees from Cambodia, Ethiopia and other countries. Refugees could face difficulty integrating into a new culture as well as recovering from the trauma that made them flee their homes.
  • Substance Abuse and Addiction: Massachusetts has been one of the hardest hit states in the opioid epidemic in the US. Addicts can often benefit from counseling as they pursue sobriety. Their family and friends may want to seek mental health services as well to help them cope with their loved one’s illness.

Mental Health Resources in Lynn

Across the country, Massachusetts is one of the top-ranked states in terms of providing access to mental health services. For residents in Lynn, there are English and Spanish-speaking counselors available, which is helpful for the large Spanish-speaking population. The experienced therapists have backgrounds as licensed clinical social workers, licensed mental health counselors, certified alcohol and drug abuse counselors and registered expressive arts therapists.

The counselors who work with Lynn residents have experience in a wide range of issues including stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, anger management and chronic illness. They can also help individuals who are going through depression or addiction, as well as those who are managing bipolar, OCD, ADHD and more.

Some of the modalities these counselors work with are cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, ethnic discovery, solution focus therapy, meditation, strength-based strategies, rational emotive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, expressive arts, motivational interviewing and mind-body connections. Although these terms may seem foreign now, your counselor will help you find the method that works best for you.

The Challenge of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Lynn

The state may have strong access to health care, but many residents in Lynn are still underserved. The large low-income, minority and immigrant populations are likely to have difficulty accessing mental health services.

Some non-profits and community organizations offer free and sliding scale services. Even a free support group can sometimes provide help, especially for those who are struggling with addictions, when no other services are available.

Find a Therapist in Lynn

It can be tough to ask for help but remember that mental health is just as important as physical health. Check out the E-Counseling directory of counselors to find a professional near you. Working with a counselor can help get you back on the path to a happier and healthier life.