Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Quincy, Massachusetts

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


Dr. Dianne Doyle

Ph.D.
20 years experience
Hi! I am a licensed psychologist, certified Master Addiction Counselor, and author. I have 20-plus years of experience working in private and public agencies, including hospitals, rehabilitation programs, and halfway houses. I have helped many people with a wide range of concerns including anxiety, depression, substance abuse and other addictive behaviors, relationship issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. I have also taught counseling courses and provided clinical supervision at a college level and I... Read More
Hi! I am a licensed psychologist, certified Master Addiction Counselor, and author. I have 20-plus years of experience working in private and public agencies, including hospitals, rehabilitation programs, and halfway houses. I have helped many people with a wide... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Catherine Eccles

LICSW
13 years experience
Hello! I'm Catherine, and I'm a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in Massachusetts. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College, and my Master's Degree in Social Work from New York University. I have over 13 years of direct clinical experience and have worked in various settings, including a locked residential program for adolescent girls, group homes for adults with major mental illness, and outreach for clients living independently in the... Read More
Hello! I'm Catherine, and I'm a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in Massachusetts. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College, and my Master's Degree in Social Work from New York University. I have over 13... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 years

Dr. Christopher Blake

LICSW, PhD
18 years experience
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
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,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 18 years

Dawn Perry

LICSW
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

James Votaw

LMHC
13 years experience
I am a licensed mental health counselor in Massachusetts with a Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Lesley University. I have experience both as a crisis clinician, and as an outpatient therapist for adults. I do my best to provide each client with a pleasant and meaningful experience, combining cognitive behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, and motivational interviewing. As a therapist, my first job is to understand you as well as... Read More
I am a licensed mental health counselor in Massachusetts with a Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from Lesley University. I have experience both as a crisis clinician, and as an outpatient therapist for adults. I do... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 13 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

Mary Karlan

LCSW
3 years experience
I am a clinical social worker licensed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Florida. I have helped my clients with issues such as anxiety, depression, family conflict, self-esteem issues, life transitions, and marital discord. My clinical approach is determined on a case by case basis, and I will work in collaboration with you to design a treatment plan that will suit your unique style and therapeutic goals. I believe that... Read More
I am a clinical social worker licensed in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and Florida. I have helped my clients with issues such as anxiety, depression, family conflict, self-esteem issues, life transitions, and marital discord. My clinical approach is... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Quinn Gathercole

LMHC
3 years experience
Hi there! I am a non-binary therapist in the state of Massachusetts. I went to the University of Central Florida for my bachelor's degree in psychology, then continued on to Walden University for my Master's in Mental Health Counseling. I have helped clients who have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, and adjustment issues. I believe that everyone has the right to live their best life as their true selves. I can help to... Read More
Hi there! I am a non-binary therapist in the state of Massachusetts. I went to the University of Central Florida for my bachelor's degree in psychology, then continued on to Walden University for my Master's in Mental Health Counseling.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

ANN BROOKS

LICSW
8 years experience
Hello! My name is Ann Brooks. I'm a Licensed Clinician in the State of MA. I have experience working with adults who are struggling with stress, depression, anxiety, complicated grief, parenting, elder care, relationships and substance misuse. I draw from Solutions-Focused Therapy (SFT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) with a focus on identifying negative thoughts, the impact they play on emotions and that lead to negative behaviors. My mindfulness-based, client... Read More
Hello! My name is Ann Brooks. I'm a Licensed Clinician in the State of MA. I have experience working with adults who are struggling with stress, depression, anxiety, complicated grief, parenting, elder care, relationships and substance misuse. I draw from Solutions-Focused... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Dr. Michelle Lind

LCSW, LICSW
19 years experience
Welcome, and congratulations on taking the first step in working towards your goals and resolving your problems. Taking the first step is usually the hardest so you have already overcome one obstacle. I work from a strength-based reality approach. In other words, I believe that everyone has strengths and if we can identify those strengths together, we can perhaps help you to work through or manage your current concern. In addition, you... Read More
Welcome, and congratulations on taking the first step in working towards your goals and resolving your problems. Taking the first step is usually the hardest so you have already overcome one obstacle. I work from a strength-based reality... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 19 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Quincy, Massachusetts

According to the 2017 United States Census Bureau, 94,166 people are privileged to call Quincy, Massachusetts home. A short drive from Boston, residents have access to abundant amenities as well as the local arts and culture of the infamous, historical city.

The people of Quincy are generally financially prosperous. The median household income of $64,890 is higher than the national average of $55,322. Although the unemployment rate is commensurate with other areas of the United States, the 10.3% of people in Quincy living at or below the poverty level is lower than the national rate of 15.1%.

Despite all of the benefits Quincy has to offer, no place is immune from the struggles of mental illness or the stressors of life. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, one in five adults suffer from mild to severe psychological difficulties. This equates to a potential 18,833 people at risk in Quincy based on population numbers alone.

Emotional Support Needs in Quincy

Every area has its own unique personality, strengths and needs. In Quincy, a variety of factors may impact the emotional well-being of its residents.

Quincy boasts a strong education system in which nearly 90% of students graduate high school and 42% obtain a college education. Although the value put on education is a positive indicator, it also may be a source of stress for teens or college-aged students feeling pressure to succeed.

Even though many residents of Quincy make a respectable salary, the cost of living index of 155.5 is significantly higher than the national index of 100. The median house price of $444,200 is more than double that of the national average of $216,200. Concerns about having enough money can cause a great deal of stress and anxiety for those struggling to live within their means.

Massachusetts has a relatively low divorce rate, ranking the third lowest in the United States. However, over the past decade the marriage rate has declined from 6.2 to 5.6 percent while the divorce rate has risen from 2.2 to 2.7 percent. This speaks to the continued need for marriage counseling to support relationships in crisis before reaching the breaking point.

Mental Health Resources in Massachusetts

According to Mental Health America, Massachusetts is the best state to live, in terms of both mental illness and emotional support services. This means that not only does the state have the least prevalence of psychological disorders, it also has the most available therapeutic care providers per capita. There is approximately one therapist per 200 people in the state.

Despite the fact that help is readily available, unfortunately not everyone seeks the support they need. This may be due to a variety of reasons such as the stigma of therapy or not knowing how to access care.

Quincy’s Therapeutic Resources

Fortunately, there are a wide variety of therapists in Quincy, Massachusetts. When choosing someone to provide support, one important aspect to consider is a therapeutic fit. In therapy, this means feeling comfortable and safe with the counselor. You can get a sense of this beforehand by reviewing autobiographical information, reading reviews written by others or by getting in touch directly with the therapist via phone or email prior to an appointment.

It is also imperative to research the qualifications and areas of expertise of potential therapists to ensure a good match for your specific needs. Reputable providers have current licensing information readily available upon request. Most therapists have more than one area of proficiency. In Quincy, local providers offer interventions in the following areas of specialization, and more:

E-counseling understands that it can be stressful and time-consuming to find a therapist that is right for you or your loved one. The online directory helps you quickly and conveniently access information on local support providers including specialties, credentials, years of experience and languages spoken. Read through the profiles and online reviews in the directory to get a sense of each professional’s personality and methodology, then use this information to take the next step in getting the help you need.