Ari Shesto
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I graduated from U Mass Amherst with a PhD in Clinical Psychology in 1998 and, since then, had a rich and varied career as psychotherapist, clinical and organizational consultant and director of adolescent and child programs.
When I meet my clients for the first time, we may decide to seek solutions to ADHD, OCD, anxiety or depression. Parents may be looking for a resolution to a child's school under-achievement, home conflict or social disconnection. In each situation, my belief is that therapy supports skill development and fosters a sense of balance, or equanimity.
(617) 307-7795
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Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I graduated from U Mass Amherst with a PhD in Clinical Psychology in 1998 and, since then, had a rich and varied career as psychotherapist, clinical and organizational consultant and director of adolescent and child programs.
When I meet my clients for the first time, we may decide to seek solutions to ADHD, OCD, anxiety or depression. Parents may be looking for a resolution to a child's school under-achievement, home conflict or social disconnection. In each situation, my belief is that therapy supports skill development and fosters a sense of balance, or equanimity.
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Richard M Wilson
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I work collaboratively with adult and adolescent clients in numerous areas: Helping to resolve relationship conflicts and frustrations, depression, anxiety, stress management, trauma, improving self-confidence, finding more meaning and purpose in life, spirituality, grief /loss, parent coaching, couples, and pre-marriage counseling, I have a forward-looking style and try to take a "strengths-based" perspective. My clients would describe me as professional, authentic, calming, playful, and down to earth.
(781) 995-3336
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Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I work collaboratively with adult and adolescent clients in numerous areas: Helping to resolve relationship conflicts and frustrations, depression, anxiety, stress management, trauma, improving self-confidence, finding more meaning and purpose in life, spirituality, grief /loss, parent coaching, couples, and pre-marriage counseling, I have a forward-looking style and try to take a "strengths-based" perspective. My clients would describe me as professional, authentic, calming, playful, and down to earth.
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Christopher Pagano
Psychologist Verified
Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
I am an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, and for 17 years I was the Director of Child/Adolescent Inpatient Psychology at Cambridge Health Alliance.
Children and adults alike confront challenges to healthy functioning and personal fulfillment. I aim to create an empathic connection with my clients, enabling them to better understand their emotions and habitual ways of coping with challenges, and to change the patterns of thought and behavior that interfere with reaching their goals and potential. Whether using play therapy with children or talk therapy with adults, I take an active approach to help clients achieve their goals and resolve their problems. When treating children, I work closely with parents, providing careful guidance about how to help their child develop and thrive.
(617) 944-1025
Verified

Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
I am an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, and for 17 years I was the Director of Child/Adolescent Inpatient Psychology at Cambridge Health Alliance.
Children and adults alike confront challenges to healthy functioning and personal fulfillment. I aim to create an empathic connection with my clients, enabling them to better understand their emotions and habitual ways of coping with challenges, and to change the patterns of thought and behavior that interfere with reaching their goals and potential. Whether using play therapy with children or talk therapy with adults, I take an active approach to help clients achieve their goals and resolve their problems. When treating children, I work closely with parents, providing careful guidance about how to help their child develop and thrive.
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Amy L Greene
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I believe each of us, despite inner conflict and challenges, has an inner core of strength, calm and compassion. I work with adults, teens and couples, to help them uncover their best selves. I provide a warm, nurturing environment, where I teach you the tools needed to make positive steps. Common issues I treat are: Anxiety and Mood problems, Relationship Conflicts, Teen/Young Adult Issues, Parenting, Compulsive behaviors, Grief, Sexuality/Gender Issues, Non-traditional families. Whether you want to explore negative patterns, trust issues, mourn current or past losses, understand yourself better within relationships, or problem solve a current challenge, I can help you.
(617) 275-4100
Verified
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Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I believe each of us, despite inner conflict and challenges, has an inner core of strength, calm and compassion. I work with adults, teens and couples, to help them uncover their best selves. I provide a warm, nurturing environment, where I teach you the tools needed to make positive steps. Common issues I treat are: Anxiety and Mood problems, Relationship Conflicts, Teen/Young Adult Issues, Parenting, Compulsive behaviors, Grief, Sexuality/Gender Issues, Non-traditional families. Whether you want to explore negative patterns, trust issues, mourn current or past losses, understand yourself better within relationships, or problem solve a current challenge, I can help you.
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Margo Porter
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
If a child or adolescent chooses to come to therapy, the child knows that something is not working in his/her life.
I am an interactive, insight-oriented and solution-focused therapist. With compassion and understanding, I will work with you to help you build on your strengths, and attain the personal growth you are looking for.
(781) 518-0163
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Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
If a child or adolescent chooses to come to therapy, the child knows that something is not working in his/her life.
I am an interactive, insight-oriented and solution-focused therapist. With compassion and understanding, I will work with you to help you build on your strengths, and attain the personal growth you are looking for.
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Kathleen MacNaughton
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I work with children, adolescent and adults in individual and family therapy.
Ready to find peace with specific problems you face or make changes that will alter how you feel about yourself, your life and your relationships? Therapy involves a large commitment of time, money and energy, so finding a therapist you match well with is essential. My approach is very interactive, supportive and engaged. My first goal is to help you shed light on issues you may be struggling with. Next, we actively work to make expedient changes that will qualitatively change the way you feel on a daily basis with yourself and in your relationships.
(617) 702-2505
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Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
I work with children, adolescent and adults in individual and family therapy.
Ready to find peace with specific problems you face or make changes that will alter how you feel about yourself, your life and your relationships? Therapy involves a large commitment of time, money and energy, so finding a therapist you match well with is essential. My approach is very interactive, supportive and engaged. My first goal is to help you shed light on issues you may be struggling with. Next, we actively work to make expedient changes that will qualitatively change the way you feel on a daily basis with yourself and in your relationships.
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Elana Schlesinger November
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Needham, MA 02192
I am a licensed psychologist with over 18 years of experience. My specialties include Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Family Psychotherapy, Parent Consultation, Couples Therapy, and Special Education and 504 Plan Consultation. Through providing a safe, supportive, connected, compassionate environment for my clients, people find the strength to directly explore their struggles and carve a path toward greater peace, happiness, understanding, and acceptance.
(617) 785-5219
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Office is near:
Needham, MA 02192
I am a licensed psychologist with over 18 years of experience. My specialties include Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Family Psychotherapy, Parent Consultation, Couples Therapy, and Special Education and 504 Plan Consultation. Through providing a safe, supportive, connected, compassionate environment for my clients, people find the strength to directly explore their struggles and carve a path toward greater peace, happiness, understanding, and acceptance.
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Cara Colgate
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
When people feel better, they do better.  This is true for children, adults and couples.  And in families, when one person is doing better, everyone is better. You may be feeling overwhelmed or dissatisfied at home, school, work, or in an important relationship. You may be feeling like your life is not going how you had hoped or expected. Your child or teen may be struggling at home or school.  If you're a parent supporting a kid or partner who is struggling, you probably feel lonely, frustrated and discouraged. These are some of the difficulties that bring people to my office.
(781) 705-7302
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Office is near:
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
When people feel better, they do better.  This is true for children, adults and couples.  And in families, when one person is doing better, everyone is better. You may be feeling overwhelmed or dissatisfied at home, school, work, or in an important relationship. You may be feeling like your life is not going how you had hoped or expected. Your child or teen may be struggling at home or school.  If you're a parent supporting a kid or partner who is struggling, you probably feel lonely, frustrated and discouraged. These are some of the difficulties that bring people to my office.
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Hannah Baartmans
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Hosts group in:
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
If you are looking for support for your teen or college student living in MA or CT, please reach out.
I am passionate about working with adolescents, families, and young adults to live in ways that honor what they care about most. I value curiosity, empathy, and relational accountability and seek to center my clients in our work together. I am always open to feedback and hope to co-create a therapeutic relationship that can be a safe space for transformative growth. Whatever problems you or your child are facing, I hope to help you create meaningful change.
(203) 769-9085
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Hosts group in:
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
If you are looking for support for your teen or college student living in MA or CT, please reach out.
I am passionate about working with adolescents, families, and young adults to live in ways that honor what they care about most. I value curiosity, empathy, and relational accountability and seek to center my clients in our work together. I am always open to feedback and hope to co-create a therapeutic relationship that can be a safe space for transformative growth. Whatever problems you or your child are facing, I hope to help you create meaningful change.
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Beyond BookSmart
Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
The coaches at Beyond BookSmart are not therapists. We are Executive Function coaches, working with students and adults 1:1 in-person in MA, NY, NJ, CT, PA, IL, FL, SC, & PA as well as online worldwide. We help clients learn and apply tools and strategies that help them focus better, manage their time and energy, plan projects, persist with tasks, organize materials and ideas, cope with text anxiety and perfectionism, and other areas that relate to productivity and effectiveness. Our 300+ coaches are Masters level and above professionals in the fields of education, school psychology and speech-language pathology.
(781) 514-6508
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Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
The coaches at Beyond BookSmart are not therapists. We are Executive Function coaches, working with students and adults 1:1 in-person in MA, NY, NJ, CT, PA, IL, FL, SC, & PA as well as online worldwide. We help clients learn and apply tools and strategies that help them focus better, manage their time and energy, plan projects, persist with tasks, organize materials and ideas, cope with text anxiety and perfectionism, and other areas that relate to productivity and effectiveness. Our 300+ coaches are Masters level and above professionals in the fields of education, school psychology and speech-language pathology.
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Stephanie Steinmetz
Counselor, PsyaD, LMHC Verified
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
Have you felt utterly alone despite being surrounded by others? Have you felt misunderstood by those close to you? Have you felt despair; trapped as a prisoner of your own mind? Psychotherapy focuses on symptom reduction and management and psychoanalysis targets the root of the symptom. Being able to integrate both of my credentials enables me to provide you with a comprehensive treatment that, along with providing a warm, encouraging and unbiased environment to promote self esteem and feelings of self worth, will lead you on the path to living a more serene, enriched and fulfilled life.
(339) 777-3221
Verified
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Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
Have you felt utterly alone despite being surrounded by others? Have you felt misunderstood by those close to you? Have you felt despair; trapped as a prisoner of your own mind? Psychotherapy focuses on symptom reduction and management and psychoanalysis targets the root of the symptom. Being able to integrate both of my credentials enables me to provide you with a comprehensive treatment that, along with providing a warm, encouraging and unbiased environment to promote self esteem and feelings of self worth, will lead you on the path to living a more serene, enriched and fulfilled life.
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Boston Neuropsychological Services, LLC
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
A good fit is required when choosing your psychotherapist. You need to be able to trust and relate to your therapist in order to maximize the effectiveness of your sessions. Let's meet to see if there is a good fit in order to help you on your journey through life.
(781) 352-0275 x102
Verified
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Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
A good fit is required when choosing your psychotherapist. You need to be able to trust and relate to your therapist in order to maximize the effectiveness of your sessions. Let's meet to see if there is a good fit in order to help you on your journey through life.
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Ravi H. Gatha
Psychologist, PhD, MEd Verified
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
Young people's lives are now moving at a faster pace; they encounter more complexity and demands with each day. Thus, they find themselves more overwhelmed than ever before. I will work with you in a collaborative and respectful manner to identify meaningful targets that can be gainfully addressed.
(617) 390-7830
Verified
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Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
Young people's lives are now moving at a faster pace; they encounter more complexity and demands with each day. Thus, they find themselves more overwhelmed than ever before. I will work with you in a collaborative and respectful manner to identify meaningful targets that can be gainfully addressed.
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Christer Larsson
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with boys and men, as well as in family therapy, with a particular focus on depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I am deeply committed to human growth and development, and will in an engaging and interactive psychotherapy work with you to clearly define your goals with the expectation of reducing the depression, anxiety, or other difficulties that you want to be free from. This therapeutic approach can best be described as collaborative, cognitive-behavioral, experiential, strength-based, mindfulness-based, practice- based, and goal-oriented. Feel free to contact me.
(857) 230-0421
Verified
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Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
I specialize in working with boys and men, as well as in family therapy, with a particular focus on depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I am deeply committed to human growth and development, and will in an engaging and interactive psychotherapy work with you to clearly define your goals with the expectation of reducing the depression, anxiety, or other difficulties that you want to be free from. This therapeutic approach can best be described as collaborative, cognitive-behavioral, experiential, strength-based, mindfulness-based, practice- based, and goal-oriented. Feel free to contact me.
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Jolia Raymond
Counselor, MA, LMHC Verified
Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
**Currently not taking new clients. I will update ASAP as availability changes**. I am a friendly and energetic person who aims to provide a supportive and motivating approach to therapy. I specialize in working with children, teens, and young adults who experience anxiety, depression, ADHD, or behavioral challenges. My experiences include working with children and adolescents who have experienced past trauma, as well as adolescents experiencing challenges within their family or school. I strive to work with my clients and families on strengthening their skills to feel more successful in their daily lives.
(339) 777-3819
Verified
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Needham, MA 02492
Not accepting new clients
**Currently not taking new clients. I will update ASAP as availability changes**. I am a friendly and energetic person who aims to provide a supportive and motivating approach to therapy. I specialize in working with children, teens, and young adults who experience anxiety, depression, ADHD, or behavioral challenges. My experiences include working with children and adolescents who have experienced past trauma, as well as adolescents experiencing challenges within their family or school. I strive to work with my clients and families on strengthening their skills to feel more successful in their daily lives.
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Christopher Chaisson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
I help adults and adolescents gain control over their anxiety and improve their quality of life. Are you feeling anxious or nervous? Do you find yourself feeling stuck, dissatisfied, or unhappy because you can't stop over-thinking or worrying? Would your relationships, career, or academics greatly improve if you could manage your anxiety? Does your anxiety ever cause you to feel like the walls are closing in, like your heart is beating out of your chest, or like you can’t catch your breath? If so, you’re not alone. Anxiety can be overwhelming but it doesn’t have to limit your life.
(617) 841-3326
Verified
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Needham, MA 02492
Offers online therapy
I help adults and adolescents gain control over their anxiety and improve their quality of life. Are you feeling anxious or nervous? Do you find yourself feeling stuck, dissatisfied, or unhappy because you can't stop over-thinking or worrying? Would your relationships, career, or academics greatly improve if you could manage your anxiety? Does your anxiety ever cause you to feel like the walls are closing in, like your heart is beating out of your chest, or like you can’t catch your breath? If so, you’re not alone. Anxiety can be overwhelming but it doesn’t have to limit your life.
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Carmine DiChiara
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Needham, MA 02494
Many people find me because something they are doing has become larger than they want it to be and is no longer working. It could be technology use (my special interest), substance use, pornography, working, or gambling, among many other things. Often these behaviors show up when people are experiencing stress, interpersonal conflict, insomnia, sadness, anxiety, existential crises, self-doubt, self-criticism, or the pain of high self-expectations, and so our work focuses upon these topics as well. I work with teenagers and adults in individual therapy, including some joint family or couple sessions as needed to support loved ones.
(781) 230-6630
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Needham, MA 02494
Many people find me because something they are doing has become larger than they want it to be and is no longer working. It could be technology use (my special interest), substance use, pornography, working, or gambling, among many other things. Often these behaviors show up when people are experiencing stress, interpersonal conflict, insomnia, sadness, anxiety, existential crises, self-doubt, self-criticism, or the pain of high self-expectations, and so our work focuses upon these topics as well. I work with teenagers and adults in individual therapy, including some joint family or couple sessions as needed to support loved ones.
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Leslie O'Brien
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
As a clinical social worker, I've been working for almost two decades supporting parents, adults, and young adults. My areas of focus with clients include: neurodiverse profiles (autism, ADHD, NVLD, asperger's and other learning differences), anxiety, social cognition, family systems, parenting, self-esteem and executive functioning skills. I partner with my clients to recognize their abilities, build/implement tools to support their success and create/achieve their personal goals.
(781) 230-7343
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Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
As a clinical social worker, I've been working for almost two decades supporting parents, adults, and young adults. My areas of focus with clients include: neurodiverse profiles (autism, ADHD, NVLD, asperger's and other learning differences), anxiety, social cognition, family systems, parenting, self-esteem and executive functioning skills. I partner with my clients to recognize their abilities, build/implement tools to support their success and create/achieve their personal goals.
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Helene Jay Goldberg
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
I am all set up to do video counseling sessions for new and on-going mental health sessions. Please call me for more information to set up your video counseling free interview. I believe most people face times in their lives when they need to seek help from a professional psychotherapist. Many people do not act on that need because of fear and shame. I believe the healthier you are the more likely you will feel it makes sense to collaborate with a mental health specialist.
(781) 214-7740
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Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
I am all set up to do video counseling sessions for new and on-going mental health sessions. Please call me for more information to set up your video counseling free interview. I believe most people face times in their lives when they need to seek help from a professional psychotherapist. Many people do not act on that need because of fear and shame. I believe the healthier you are the more likely you will feel it makes sense to collaborate with a mental health specialist.
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Nellie Broderick
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, SAC Verified
Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
I commend you for engaging in the timely, sometimes daunting, and perhaps exciting process of seeking out therapy, for yourself or for a loved one. A trusting therapeutic relationship is essential. I will work to establish a safe, supportive environment for you to share, process and discuss your innermost thoughts and emotions. I currently work full-time at a public high school as an adjustment counselor. I previously worked as a clinical social worker at a domestic adoption agency and a partial hospitalization/intensive outpatient program.
(617) 404-2438
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Needham, MA 02494
Offers online therapy
I commend you for engaging in the timely, sometimes daunting, and perhaps exciting process of seeking out therapy, for yourself or for a loved one. A trusting therapeutic relationship is essential. I will work to establish a safe, supportive environment for you to share, process and discuss your innermost thoughts and emotions. I currently work full-time at a public high school as an adjustment counselor. I previously worked as a clinical social worker at a domestic adoption agency and a partial hospitalization/intensive outpatient program.

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Teen Therapists
Adolescence can be a time of both disorientation and discovery. The transitional period can raise questions of independence and identity; as adolescents cultivate their sense of self, they may face difficult choices about academics, friendship, sexuality, gender identity, drugs, and alcohol.

Most teens have a relatively egocentric perspective on life; a state of mind that usually abates with age. They often focus on themselves and believe that everyone else—from a best friend to a distant crush—is focused on them too. They may grapple with insecurities and feelings of being judged. Relationships with family members often take a backseat to peer groups, romantic interests, and appearance, which teens perceive as increasingly important during this time.

The transition can naturally lead to anxiety about physical development, evolving relationships with others, and one's place in the larger world. Mild anxiety and other challenges are typical, but serious mental health conditions also emerge during adolescence. Finding a teen therapist in Needham and addressing a disorder early on can help ensure the best possible outcome.