Weymouth Town, Massachusetts Therapists

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Boston, Massachusetts

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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...
Guan Ellerbe
LMHC, BSW, MS
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Brockton, Massachusetts

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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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Massachusetts, Rhode Island

Hi! I'm glad you're here :) I am a trauma trained therapist who works with individuals struggling with trauma-related symptoms such as, flashbacks, trauma memories, intrusive thoughts, nightmares, feelings of shame, guilt, anger or emotional...
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Clinician focusing on trauma and a shift towards self-awareness and acceptance
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Boston, Massachusetts

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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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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...
Alexis Silver
LICSW, MSW
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Worcester, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

I work with clients seeking clarity on why they feel the way they do, relief from intrusive and negative thoughts, depression, anxiety, work issues, trauma, crisis, career choices, adoption , caregiving, acculturation and changing patterns of...
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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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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Westborough, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

My name is Elyza Bertuzzi MS, CAGS, LMHC (She, Her, Hers), I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor specializing in working with children 10 and up, Adolescents, and Adults to address trauma, depression, anxiety, adjustment through difficult...
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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Boston, Massachusetts

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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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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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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...
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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...
Darwin Gillett
LICSW, MSW
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Newburyport, Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

Are you suffering from limiting fears, depression, grief, anger, stress, anxiety or addictions? If so, I can help. I help clients break free from these and other issues using different mind/body therapies (including hypnosis) to quickly 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...
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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...
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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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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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...
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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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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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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...

An Overview of Mental Health in Weymouth Town, Massachusetts

When mental health issues start to impact people’s lives, they can affect nearly every facet of daily living. From work performance to relationships with friends and family, issues like depression, anxiety disorders and racing thoughts related to schizophrenia and bipolar depression can change them all forever. Some people living in Weymouth Town, Massachusetts, are vulnerable to mental health issues, and with only a little over half the people in the state being treated, chances are those who suffer likely face a difficult daily struggle. However, before these individuals can be helped, it is important that their loved ones understand what might be contributing to their poor mental health.

Crime and Mental Health in Weymouth Town

Weymouth Town is 54 percent safer than other cities in the United States. However, this does not mean that the city is immune to crime, and in some cases, poor mental health causes violence. In July of 2018, a young man by the name of Emanuel Lopes shot and killed a police officer and a 77-year-old bystander before being apprehended, and friends and family revealed afterward that Lopes had been mentally ill since high school and had tried to kill himself during his sophomore year. While this is one of the most well-known criminal incidents related to mental illness in the city, it is certainly not the only one that has occurred.

Poor mental health may also lead to property damage and robbery as those who are both homeless and mentally ill try to find shelter or cash to fuel addictive habits. In fact, theft was the most common crime in the area in 2016, followed by assault. While it is difficult to say how many thefts were directly related to mental illness, the statistics seem to suggest that the city’s steady rate of theft, which only recently dropped under 1,000 per 10,000 residents, may be affected by this issue.

Racial Factors and Mental Health in Weymouth Town

Weymouth Town has a population of 56,664, and a large portion of the populace is Caucasian. 86 percent of residents claim this ancestry, with only 5.1 percent claiming African-American roots. There is also a small Asian population in the city. These skewed numbers may be contributing to some mental health problems in the city and might include:

  • Feelings of isolation from one’s culture and heritage
  • New or worsening depression due to a disconnect from one’s community
  • Anxiety due to fears of racial persecution

To compound these racial issues, over 10 percent of the city’s population is foreign-born and may feel anxiety or depression over being far from their homeland and family.

Poverty in Weymouth Town

Nearly eight percent of the population in Weymouth Town lives under the poverty line. On average, older white women in the city are more likely to experience poverty than men. Poverty and poor mental health often tend to go hand in hand, as they work in a cycle of despair and depression that is difficult for individuals to break out of. Feelings of failure and hopelessness are common as well, especially for the breadwinners of the family. As the cycle continues, depression and despair may lead to suicidal thoughts and actions when people see no other way out of their situation.

Poverty can also affect people’s ability to reach mental health services. Those who live in rural areas of the area or in housing where public transportation is not available are likely to suffer longer without treatment, and individuals living below the poverty line are not likely to have health insurance that covers the cost of mental health treatment.

Who Else Is at Risk?

While anyone can be affected by mental illness, there are certain groups in Weymouth Town that may be more vulnerable than others, and these are likely to include:

  • Veterans dealing with depression and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Individuals with a genetic predisposition to mental illness
  • Elderly people who may develop mental illnesses like Alzheimer’s Disease

Fortunately, there are several clinics and private therapists in the city who specialize in treating mental illness in most of its forms. Before treatment can begin, however, it is important that those at risk or their loved ones learn how to spot the warning signs of poor mental health before it is too late.