Medford, Massachusetts Therapists

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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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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...
Sam Healy
LICSW
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Melrose, Massachusetts

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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.
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Boston, Massachusetts

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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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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...
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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...
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,...
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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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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Please see my website, jeffreyfortgang.com.
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...
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North Andover, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Dr. Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D., is a neuropsychologist, board-certified health psychologist, board-certified sports psychologist, trauma therapist, and brain injury survivor. In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Diane is a consultant, writer,...
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...

An Overview of Mental Health in Medford, Massachusetts

Home to 57,180 residents and nestled into the northwest Boston metro area, Medford is a beautifully urban city with access to all the great sites, food and history of Boston, as well as Harvard University just a few miles away. This classic New England city has a wealth of resources, but isn’t without its problems. Mental illness and risk factors leading to mental illness are present throughout the area. If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health issue, find out how you can access local resources today.

Contributing Factors to Mental Health Issues

Mental illness can be influenced by a large variety of factors, on the personal, communal and societal levels. Most of these factors are strongly and positively correlated, and the effects are cumulative. Here are some of the most common risk factors that can increase the risk of a mental health issue:

  • Drug use
  • Alcohol use
  • Child abuse
  • Lack of parental involvement
  • Poverty
  • Violence
  • Racism
  • Lack of economic opportunities

Thankfully, Medford is an area full of economic opportunities. Many of these factors are less frequent in Medford than in other areas of the nation. Still, it’s important to understand each of these risks and seek help from a therapist or other mental health professional if you experience any of these factors.

Prevalence of Mental Illness in Massachusetts

Mental illness can be seen at the national, state and local levels. Nationally, approximately 18.3 percent of adults, or 44.7 million individuals, experience mental illness. Of those, less than half, about 19.2 million, receive any treatment for their mental health issue.

The rate of depression among adolescents in Massachusetts is similar to the national average, about 11.1 percent. Unfortunately, only half of adolescents with depression received treatment. Middlesex County is ranked well as a healthy community, with only 25.8 deaths of despair out of 100,000 residents, which is significantly less than the national average of 38.5. This may mean that less individuals suffer from mental illness or its disastrous side effects, but that doesn’t make mental health issues any less serious for those who are still affected. Even with low averages and great preventive factors, Medford is still home to many individuals who are struggling with a mental health crisis. Learn to identify the signs in order to help a loved one find the assistance they need.

Mental Health Challenges in Medford

Residents of Medford, Massachusetts face many of the risk factors that can contribute to poor mental health in a community. Approximately 3.71 percent of adult residents of Massachusetts live with a serious mental illness. These challenges can cause increased rates of mental illness. If you know anyone who is dealing with one or more of these factors, encourage them to contact a local mental health professional for assistance and support.

Excessive use of alcohol is strongly linked with depression. Not only do individuals who are experiencing a depressive episode typically drink to excess, but many individuals who are drinking excessively soon become depressed. In Middlesex County, 19 percent of adults reported drinking to excess. This is lower than many other counties in Massachusetts, but still leaves a large number of adults at risk of depression.

While poverty is a strong risk factor in mental health, Medford enjoys a low poverty rate of 10.5 percent and a median household income of $79,607. On average, households fare far better in Medford than other areas of the nation. There are still over 10 percent of individuals for whom poverty is a source of emotional, financial and interpersonal stress.

Drug abuse, whether prescription or illicit, can dramatically impact an individual’s mental health. Even worse, drug abuse can be dangerous and lead to premature death. In Massachusetts, 33 individuals per 100,000 were killed from a drug overdose. Because of the strong link between drugs and mental illness, it’s critical that anyone you know struggling with drug addictions seeks help immediately.

Finding a Therapist in Medford, Massachusetts

If you or someone you know is part of the 46.2 percent of adults living with mental illness in Massachusetts who haven’t receive treatment, learn how you can get connected today. The E-Counseling directory can help you find the local resources you or a loved one needs.