Waltham, Massachusetts Therapists

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Newburyport, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

I began working with children when I was a child myself. I worked in afterschool programs, camps, internships, public schools, private schools, and more. I obtained an undergraduate degree in English Teaching when I knew I wanted to work with kids...
Angela Snelling
LMHC, LPC 172, LPCC 15
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Massachusetts, Connecticut

I believe that the core of successful psychotherapy lies in creating a safe place for you to talk about things that are truly important in your life. I am currently an online psychotherapist with over 20 years of clinical experience. I draw from...
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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Massachusetts

MOBILE THERAPIST- SERVING MOST OF CAPE COD AREA. My goal is to help you to feel better about yourself and your life. While we can't change situations of the past, we can work together to resolve those feelings and issues that continue to effect your...
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Massachusetts

I offer compassionate relational based therapy. My approach is to listen, understand, and build a connection that fosters growth within an individual. While psychodynamic in nature, I utilize behavioral therapies (CBT and ACT) and mindfulness to...
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Massachusetts

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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Holden, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

I am a psychologist. I do CBT.
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Worcester, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Are you struggling with chronic anxiety, unwanted and intrusive thoughts, phobias, or OCD? Do you feel hopeless and like no one would understand? We are here to help. Clearview OCD Counseling, LLC employs experienced specialists who use the latest...
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Massachusetts

Are you feeling completely overwhelmed by life or by what you're hearing on the news? When anxiety hits does it feel like you can't think of anything but the tightness in your chest or the sound of your heart beating in your ears? Or, do you find...
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.
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Massachusetts

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...
Adrian Turner
LMFT, MA
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania, Massachusetts

As different as we all may be from one another, there is one constant for every life: we all face challenges. Everyone can relate to how tough life can be at times. And while pain is a common denominator in life, the ability to navigate that pain...
Elizabeth Gomes
LMHC, LICSW
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Fall River, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Hello. My name is Elizabeth (Beth) Gomes. I have always been health conscious but since high school have gone through stages where I've struggled to stick to healthy habits. This was especially true after my second child was born with medical...
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Massachusetts

Clinician focusing on trauma and a shift towards self-awareness and acceptance
Karen Seif
LCSW, LICSW
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Pennsylvania, Massachusetts

I am a seasoned Clinical Social Worker who has spent more than 25 years working in a variety of contexts, serving a wide range of populations with dedication and passion. I grew up in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia, where I spent hours...
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Massachusetts

As a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) and an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist (CST) and Couples and Relationship Therapist, Donna helps clients develop and maintain sexual health, relational health, mental health, well-being,...
Andrew Aaron
MSW, LICSW
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New Bedford, Massachusetts

Andrew Aaron, LICSW, graduated with a Masters degree in Social Work from Simmons College, Graduate School of Social Work in 1994. For the past 21 years he has helped hundreds of couples and individuals get beyond problems, feel better and love more...
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Worcester, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

I am a US Navy veteran who began a career in counseling after a decades long, successful career in business. My extensive life experiences are an integral part of my success as a therapist. I am highly analytical, but at the same time very...
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Plymouth, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Shannon Burrington ACC, E.L.I Master Practitioner, EFT Practitioner, and Reiki Master As a trained coach and energy worker, I support people as they discover their own inner voice of reason- their own loving higher coach that is free from old,...
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Burlington, Vermont

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Vermont, Massachusetts

Working together, we can make change. Having worked with clients of diverse backgrounds, I have helped many couples and individuals “make sense of the mess.” Alone or in relationship we can team up to make shifts. I will work with you to...
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Newton, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

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

Hi-I have been in the mental health field since 2007 and have been licensed since 2009. I work with a variety of issues clients may be experiencing. I am currently working with adult clients at a group practice and also trying to build my virtual...
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Northampton, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

My name is Katelyn and I have experience providing therapeutic services in crisis, inpatient, and outpatient treatment settings with individuals and groups. I completed my Bachelor’s degree in Social Work at Westfield State University, and my...

An Overview of Mental Health in Waltham, Massachusetts

Located in the heart of the East Coast, Waltham, Massachusetts, is home to 62,442 residents according to the most recent report of the United States Census Bureau. There are many advantages to living in this historically significant part of the US, including proximity to both metropolitan Boston and Gillette Stadium, home of the infamous New England Patriots.

Aside from the numerous cultural and historical amenities, Waltham residents benefit from a strong education system. Schools have a lower teacher-to-student ratio than the US average, and spend more money per student, $19,400 compared to the national expenditure of $12,383. Student test scores are strong, which leads to higher graduation rates. In Waltham, 91 percent of people graduate high school with over 50 percent obtaining a college degree, in comparison to the respective average US percentages of 87.3 and 30.9. Higher education is easily accessible to residents, with two local, respected colleges within the city limits and numerous prestigious universities a short commute away.

A city of endless opportunities benefits the mental health of its population. People aspire to succeed and have hope for the future. However, sometimes life does not go according to plan. Across the United States, over 44 million adults suffer from some form of mental illness. This ranges from mild anxiety or depression to potentially debilitating psychological disorders, such as schizophrenia. It is important to recognize factors that exacerbate mental health difficulties and seek therapeutic support.

The State of Mental Health in Massachusetts

According to Mental Health America, Massachusetts has a slightly higher prevalence rate of adult mental illness (19.34 percent) than the national rate of 18.07 percent. In terms of substance abuse statistics for Massachusetts, apart from the District of Columbia, the state has the highest rate of reported drug and alcohol addiction in the US at 10.31 percent compared to the national average of 7.93 percent. The good news is that both mental illness and substance abuse are responsive to therapeutic support for those brave enough to take the initiative and seek help.

The Impact of the Economy and Cost of Living in Waltham

Compared to the national median income of $57,617, residents of Waltham are better off financially at a median salary of $82,188 per year. However, the cost of living is also significantly higher. In Waltham, the Cost of Living Index of 150 is 50 percent higher than the national average and 15 percent more than the state index. The median property value of $434,500 is more than double the national price of $205,000. Many people experience anxiety when living paycheck to paycheck. Although financial stress is relatively common, it becomes a problem when these feelings start to invade other aspects of life, such as relationships or self-esteem. Counseling helps develop strategies and techniques to effectively manage the pressures of modern life.

Population Density in Waltham, Massachusetts

The city of Waltham is roughly 12.73 square miles in size, according to the most recent census report. Based on the number of residents living within the city limits, the population density is approximately 4,922 people per square mile. To put it in perspective, there are an average of 91 people per square mile across the nation and 630 people per square mile in Massachusetts overall. This increased concentration of people impacts supply and demand, raising the costs of goods and services. Overcrowding results in more traffic, longer lines at stores, and added competition in the job market. Over time, these stressors have the potential to negatively impact emotional well-being.

Waltham, Massachusetts, Mental Health Resources

The state of Massachusetts is number one in the country for access to mental health care. The ratio of mental health providers in the state is 180:1. In comparison, the next closest state has a ratio of 230:1. Mental illness insurance coverage is also the best in the nation, with nearly 98 percent of the Massachusetts population adequately insured. Despite these positive figures, almost half of all people in the state do not receive needed support. Some barriers to seeking treatment include the perceived stigma attached to psychological services and the lack of knowledge on how to find a licensed, highly qualified professional.