Claire Shindler
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
Some concerns that bring people to me are their experience of loneliness, depression, and anxiety; feelings of worry, emptiness, and sadness; a search for connection and meaning in relationships and work; life transitions; perfectionism; self-doubt; relationship difficulties; divorce; searching for life direction and a sense of purpose; loss and grief; and exploration of identity. I work with people through collaborative, interactive conversation to help them gain insight, to develop strategies to approach their life challenges, and to feel known and understood. People describe me as empathic, genuine, and with a sense of humor.
Attachment-based
(978) 849-3332
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Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
Some concerns that bring people to me are their experience of loneliness, depression, and anxiety; feelings of worry, emptiness, and sadness; a search for connection and meaning in relationships and work; life transitions; perfectionism; self-doubt; relationship difficulties; divorce; searching for life direction and a sense of purpose; loss and grief; and exploration of identity. I work with people through collaborative, interactive conversation to help them gain insight, to develop strategies to approach their life challenges, and to feel known and understood. People describe me as empathic, genuine, and with a sense of humor.
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Janice Berman
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
When searching for a therapist, either for yourself or for your child, the process can be confusing and frustrating. Finding the right person may be challenging, but it will be worth the effort to find someone you are comfortable with. Ideally therapy will allow you to tell your story and get to the heart of the problems you have been facing. You will be able to build on the knowledge and strengths you already have and ultimately gain the perspective to move through your challenges.
Attachment-based
(978) 574-3171
Verified

Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
When searching for a therapist, either for yourself or for your child, the process can be confusing and frustrating. Finding the right person may be challenging, but it will be worth the effort to find someone you are comfortable with. Ideally therapy will allow you to tell your story and get to the heart of the problems you have been facing. You will be able to build on the knowledge and strengths you already have and ultimately gain the perspective to move through your challenges.
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The Stress Reduction Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MEd, LICSW Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
I am an experienced, caring and active therapist committed to helping people move towards change. Creating a trusting and safe relationship is a crucial first step and I aim to develop a comfortable and positive rapport. I have a lot of skills and effective approaches and will create an individualized treatment plan to best address your issues. I work with adults and teenagers with a variety of problems. Some of my work is short-term, targeting specific symptoms such as headaches or anxiety. Other clients benefit from more on-going exploration to address such problems as relationship difficulties or self-esteem issues.
Attachment-based
(978) 910-0071
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Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
I am an experienced, caring and active therapist committed to helping people move towards change. Creating a trusting and safe relationship is a crucial first step and I aim to develop a comfortable and positive rapport. I have a lot of skills and effective approaches and will create an individualized treatment plan to best address your issues. I work with adults and teenagers with a variety of problems. Some of my work is short-term, targeting specific symptoms such as headaches or anxiety. Other clients benefit from more on-going exploration to address such problems as relationship difficulties or self-esteem issues.
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Mary Calabrese
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01718
Provide warm problem solving therapy that includes self-awareness and identifying the blocks you put in your own way. Children, adolescents, adults and couples welcome. In addition, I am trained as a neuropsychologist and perform evaluations for learning and cognitive issues.
Attachment-based
(617) 500-0748
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01718
Attachment-based
Provide warm problem solving therapy that includes self-awareness and identifying the blocks you put in your own way. Children, adolescents, adults and couples welcome. In addition, I am trained as a neuropsychologist and perform evaluations for learning and cognitive issues.
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Kerrin Morley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01718
One of the greatest issues that people face in their lifetime is how to cope with death and loss due to divorce, chronic health issues, and any major life transitions. Unfortunately, all too often people just try to move on, doing their individual best to "be strong" and keep going as they did before. Your feelings of grief and loss can be more than you can bear. I offer a supportive and nurturing environment so you can understand those feelings, allow them to be expressed in a safe manner, and help you adapt to the realities of your changed life.
Attachment-based
(617) 655-8483
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01718
Attachment-based
One of the greatest issues that people face in their lifetime is how to cope with death and loss due to divorce, chronic health issues, and any major life transitions. Unfortunately, all too often people just try to move on, doing their individual best to "be strong" and keep going as they did before. Your feelings of grief and loss can be more than you can bear. I offer a supportive and nurturing environment so you can understand those feelings, allow them to be expressed in a safe manner, and help you adapt to the realities of your changed life.
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Carolinda S Sterczala
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Unfortunately my practice is often full. I use a warm and collaborative approach, and two decades of clinical experience, I have helped hundreds of adults get relief from a variety of concerns. I am especially helpful in areas of life transitions, anxiety, trauma, and loss. I will actively engage with you to understand the challenge and craft an approach just for you. In the past few years, I have integrated neurofeedback into my practice, and integrate it with my expertise in several therapies that help resolve even longstanding difficulties. My experience has shown that healing and change truly are possible!
Attachment-based
(978) 486-5039
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
Unfortunately my practice is often full. I use a warm and collaborative approach, and two decades of clinical experience, I have helped hundreds of adults get relief from a variety of concerns. I am especially helpful in areas of life transitions, anxiety, trauma, and loss. I will actively engage with you to understand the challenge and craft an approach just for you. In the past few years, I have integrated neurofeedback into my practice, and integrate it with my expertise in several therapies that help resolve even longstanding difficulties. My experience has shown that healing and change truly are possible!
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Shane Nardi-Williams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** I believe that there is no "single" treatment that works best for everyone. I have found that the most effective therapy is when it is tailored to the unique needs of each client. We will spend time becoming acquainted with one another and arriving at a shared understanding of your treatment goals. My practice focuses on creating space in which transformation is possible and old patterns can shift into something that allows for growth and possibility. We will work on the issues that you bring to the table, and together, we will carve out a road map that will help lead you to a more authentic self.
Attachment-based
(857) 403-9382
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
***ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS*** I believe that there is no "single" treatment that works best for everyone. I have found that the most effective therapy is when it is tailored to the unique needs of each client. We will spend time becoming acquainted with one another and arriving at a shared understanding of your treatment goals. My practice focuses on creating space in which transformation is possible and old patterns can shift into something that allows for growth and possibility. We will work on the issues that you bring to the table, and together, we will carve out a road map that will help lead you to a more authentic self.
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Eleanor K Fulton
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
Hello and welcome. It is never easy making the choice to begin therapy. Confiding in someone you don't know takes a lot of courage. With so many professionals out there, it can feel daunting and overwhelming to try and find the right person. A person you feel comfortable with, a place where you feel respected, a space of trust and safety. When I meet with a new client, my priority is to make sure you feel safe, respected, and heard. By working together, you will realize you are not alone.
Attachment-based
(978) 712-2408
Verified
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Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
Hello and welcome. It is never easy making the choice to begin therapy. Confiding in someone you don't know takes a lot of courage. With so many professionals out there, it can feel daunting and overwhelming to try and find the right person. A person you feel comfortable with, a place where you feel respected, a space of trust and safety. When I meet with a new client, my priority is to make sure you feel safe, respected, and heard. By working together, you will realize you are not alone.
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Smita Chaddha
Counselor, MA, MS, LMHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
I am a Trauma and EMDR specialist/consultant and Mindfulness-based therapist, who will help identify past/current distress, Anxiety & Trauma using EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Internal Family Systems. My focus is to help change thinking patterns and unhealthy coping techniques based on current research in Neuroscience, Positive Neuroplasticity, DBT and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. This helps clients with PTSD, High Anxiety, Phobia, Grief, Depression or Impulsivity. My goal is to increase mindfulness in thought and action, to effectively increase Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance & better Communication.
Attachment-based
(978) 808-7269
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
I am a Trauma and EMDR specialist/consultant and Mindfulness-based therapist, who will help identify past/current distress, Anxiety & Trauma using EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Internal Family Systems. My focus is to help change thinking patterns and unhealthy coping techniques based on current research in Neuroscience, Positive Neuroplasticity, DBT and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. This helps clients with PTSD, High Anxiety, Phobia, Grief, Depression or Impulsivity. My goal is to increase mindfulness in thought and action, to effectively increase Emotional Regulation, Distress Tolerance & better Communication.
Sharon Greenfield
Psychologist Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Sometimes we're not our "best selves." We change in ways we're not happy about, or, don't change in ways we'd like to. We feel too sad, disoriented, mad, anxious, numb, ashamed; we have one too many, too often. Job performance can suffer, relationships can wobble, getting to sleep (or out of bed) can become a chore. Life can fade in color, or, become too colorful. Together you and I can find the right flashlight for your dark corners, and a nonjudgmental space from which to address painful, sometimes scary and/or frustrating situations and feelings.
Attachment-based
(617) 977-4246
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
Sometimes we're not our "best selves." We change in ways we're not happy about, or, don't change in ways we'd like to. We feel too sad, disoriented, mad, anxious, numb, ashamed; we have one too many, too often. Job performance can suffer, relationships can wobble, getting to sleep (or out of bed) can become a chore. Life can fade in color, or, become too colorful. Together you and I can find the right flashlight for your dark corners, and a nonjudgmental space from which to address painful, sometimes scary and/or frustrating situations and feelings.
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Jeri Ryan PhD, LMHC
Counselor, PhD, LMHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01718
I strive to create a safe place for you to explore and successfully address the challenges that bring you to therapy. I can help you understand the forces driving unhealthy behavior and develop healthier options. I can help when: *You have suffered trauma and can't move forward *You feel depressed, anxious, fearful, hopeless or are struggling with losses *You struggle communicating with people close to you, or colleagues. * You are unhappy and can't pinpoint why * You want relational closeness and an end to conflict.
Attachment-based
(978) 705-6066
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01718
Attachment-based
I strive to create a safe place for you to explore and successfully address the challenges that bring you to therapy. I can help you understand the forces driving unhealthy behavior and develop healthier options. I can help when: *You have suffered trauma and can't move forward *You feel depressed, anxious, fearful, hopeless or are struggling with losses *You struggle communicating with people close to you, or colleagues. * You are unhappy and can't pinpoint why * You want relational closeness and an end to conflict.
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Maura K Cole
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01718
I help adults in all phases of life. I help my clients work through new and past traumas, and through typical or unexpected life transitions. In therapy we can make meaning, find purpose, or forge new paths. Many clients come for help managing symptoms of depression, anxiety, anger, or addictions. If you need help but don't know what questions to ask, that's okay! You don't have to know exactly what's wrong or what you want. Finding out is part of the process! Therapy can be to heal, recover, sort through, reconnect, rejuvenate, strengthen, or change aspects of your life to make it more manageable & meaningful.
Attachment-based
(351) 300-0491
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01718
Attachment-based
I help adults in all phases of life. I help my clients work through new and past traumas, and through typical or unexpected life transitions. In therapy we can make meaning, find purpose, or forge new paths. Many clients come for help managing symptoms of depression, anxiety, anger, or addictions. If you need help but don't know what questions to ask, that's okay! You don't have to know exactly what's wrong or what you want. Finding out is part of the process! Therapy can be to heal, recover, sort through, reconnect, rejuvenate, strengthen, or change aspects of your life to make it more manageable & meaningful.
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West Acton Psychotherapy and Consultation
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
I specialize in parent consultation and coaching, as well as working with families, adolescents, adults whose lives have been impacted by trauma. My primary focus is to help parents of children of all ages who are struggling with the parent/child relationship, as well as helping parents handle behaviors whether they are developmental, impacted by early childhood trauma, and/or other stressors. I am trained in Attachment Focused Therapy; Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) and Parent Child Interaction Therapy Adaptions (PCIT-A) as well as EMDR, AEDP and Sensory Motor Psychotherapy and integrate these approaches in my work.
Attachment-based
(978) 306-2738
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Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
I specialize in parent consultation and coaching, as well as working with families, adolescents, adults whose lives have been impacted by trauma. My primary focus is to help parents of children of all ages who are struggling with the parent/child relationship, as well as helping parents handle behaviors whether they are developmental, impacted by early childhood trauma, and/or other stressors. I am trained in Attachment Focused Therapy; Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) and Parent Child Interaction Therapy Adaptions (PCIT-A) as well as EMDR, AEDP and Sensory Motor Psychotherapy and integrate these approaches in my work.
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Melissa Jadhav
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 10 years of experience in the field, I know how transformative therapy can be and how important it is to feel good about yourself, confident in your place in the world, and secure in your relationships.
Attachment-based
(857) 320-4153
Verified
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Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 10 years of experience in the field, I know how transformative therapy can be and how important it is to feel good about yourself, confident in your place in the world, and secure in your relationships.
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Amy L Friedman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
I strive to help people find a more comfortable and richer relationship with themselves and the world around them. Drawing upon many years of clinical experience and my own personal journey, I assist clients to address their relationship difficulties, internal critics and stuck patterns of behavior with curiosity and compassion. Clients discover the energy within themselves to approach the world with less fear and more playfulness. My priority is always to create a safe, supportive environment. I enjoy getting to know my clients and am very grateful that I get to do the work I do.
Attachment-based
(978) 401-4914
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
I strive to help people find a more comfortable and richer relationship with themselves and the world around them. Drawing upon many years of clinical experience and my own personal journey, I assist clients to address their relationship difficulties, internal critics and stuck patterns of behavior with curiosity and compassion. Clients discover the energy within themselves to approach the world with less fear and more playfulness. My priority is always to create a safe, supportive environment. I enjoy getting to know my clients and am very grateful that I get to do the work I do.
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Sarah Emily Kostecki
Counselor, LMHC, RDT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
**TELEHEALTH ONLY** Seeking support takes tremendous strength and courage, and I am here to assist you toward overall health and well-being. Sessions may address: recent life transitions or loss; symptoms of anxiety and/or depression; difficulty in relationships with family, friends or significant others; traumatic life events; desire to improve mindset and build positive self esteem. I have treated adults, children and adolescents in a variety of settings including under world-renowned trauma expert, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk at The Trauma Center and at Boston Children's Hospital. I also provide group therapy at McLean Hospital.
Attachment-based
(857) 264-3510
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
**TELEHEALTH ONLY** Seeking support takes tremendous strength and courage, and I am here to assist you toward overall health and well-being. Sessions may address: recent life transitions or loss; symptoms of anxiety and/or depression; difficulty in relationships with family, friends or significant others; traumatic life events; desire to improve mindset and build positive self esteem. I have treated adults, children and adolescents in a variety of settings including under world-renowned trauma expert, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk at The Trauma Center and at Boston Children's Hospital. I also provide group therapy at McLean Hospital.
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Janet L Russo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LADC-I Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has worked in the field of Mental Health and Substance Use disorders for twenty+ years. I am especially concerned for, not only the person who uses, but the people who have been affected by a loved one's behaviors, be it substance use or something else. Often dealing with a loved one's issues can cause significant impairment in your own life and mental health. Self-care is essential if you are going to live a sane and happy life. To help someone else, it is of upmost importance to have support and help for yourself.
Attachment-based
(978) 849-3342
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Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor who has worked in the field of Mental Health and Substance Use disorders for twenty+ years. I am especially concerned for, not only the person who uses, but the people who have been affected by a loved one's behaviors, be it substance use or something else. Often dealing with a loved one's issues can cause significant impairment in your own life and mental health. Self-care is essential if you are going to live a sane and happy life. To help someone else, it is of upmost importance to have support and help for yourself.
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Megan Elizabeth Johnson
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
My passion and dedication to the work is evident upon our first meeting. My positive energy stems from the belief that change is possible and I come to restore hope. I provide an open, compassionate and non judgmental space for my clients to explore their past and present lives. Collaboratively, we work together, at your pace, to obtain the goals that you identify. I believe that parenting is a journey that we undertake without a map and, at times, along the way, we all get lost. And, together, we can create a new path that feels good to you.
Attachment-based
(617) 340-7138
Verified
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Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
My passion and dedication to the work is evident upon our first meeting. My positive energy stems from the belief that change is possible and I come to restore hope. I provide an open, compassionate and non judgmental space for my clients to explore their past and present lives. Collaboratively, we work together, at your pace, to obtain the goals that you identify. I believe that parenting is a journey that we undertake without a map and, at times, along the way, we all get lost. And, together, we can create a new path that feels good to you.
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Suzanne Dirstine
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
Welcome. I believe that your experience of the therapeutic relationship should be comfortable and feel secure. I utilize an attachment based approach and believe that once feelings of safety are established in therapy that real changes in thoughts, feelings and relationships are possible. I have a warm and interested style of interacting with others and it is always important to me that you feel heard and valued in our time together. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like to know more or have any questions.
Attachment-based
(978) 598-3355
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Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
Welcome. I believe that your experience of the therapeutic relationship should be comfortable and feel secure. I utilize an attachment based approach and believe that once feelings of safety are established in therapy that real changes in thoughts, feelings and relationships are possible. I have a warm and interested style of interacting with others and it is always important to me that you feel heard and valued in our time together. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you'd like to know more or have any questions.
Lisa Wessan Consulting
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, CLYL, RM Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
People often ask me, "What is the purpose of therapy?" I believe there are a few answers to that question. First, you come to therapy to defrost grief, unexpressed rage and other negative feelings, e.g. traumas, losses, betrayals. You also learn to re-parent yourself. Second, you come to have a better transition in your work or love life, or to improve your performance and personal relations. Finally, you get to share your dreams and goals in a safe environment, with no judgment, and to produce amazing action plans to manifest your best life ever.
Attachment-based
(978) 631-0349
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Attachment-based
People often ask me, "What is the purpose of therapy?" I believe there are a few answers to that question. First, you come to therapy to defrost grief, unexpressed rage and other negative feelings, e.g. traumas, losses, betrayals. You also learn to re-parent yourself. Second, you come to have a better transition in your work or love life, or to improve your performance and personal relations. Finally, you get to share your dreams and goals in a safe environment, with no judgment, and to produce amazing action plans to manifest your best life ever.

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Attachment-based Therapists
Attachment-based therapy in Acton is form of therapy that applies to interventions or approaches based on attachment theory, which explains how the relationship a parent has with its child influences development. These Therapists in Acton can help with Acton Attachment based therapy.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Acton are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Acton. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Acton

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Acton you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Acton and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Acton or family therapy in Acton.