Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
I believe first and foremost in the importance of the therapeutic relationship. I understand that beginning the work of psychotherapy can be a challenging and sometimes scary thing. Finding a therapist with whom you can build a trusting relationship is essential to the success of your treatment. Through honest and warm communication I create an environment where clients can feel supported and cared for throughout our work together. My specialties include anxiety disorders, trauma and related disorders, depression and mood disorders, and sports performance and injury recovery. I work with adults 18-year-old and older.
Female
(617) 415-4133
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
I believe first and foremost in the importance of the therapeutic relationship. I understand that beginning the work of psychotherapy can be a challenging and sometimes scary thing. Finding a therapist with whom you can build a trusting relationship is essential to the success of your treatment. Through honest and warm communication I create an environment where clients can feel supported and cared for throughout our work together. My specialties include anxiety disorders, trauma and related disorders, depression and mood disorders, and sports performance and injury recovery. I work with adults 18-year-old and older.
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
NOT ACCEPTING CLIENTS AT THIS TIME**Similar to life therapy is a journey. And with all journeys, nobody deserves to go at it alone. I offer a safe and supportive space for self exploration and healing. My practice is strongly eclectic, art therapy based, and person-centered. Therapy is a collaborative process and together we will find the best interventions to tailor to your unique needs, as I believe the most successful journeys are done as a team. You are the expert and I am here to support you with unconditional positive regard and provide the tools you need as you navigate your journey.
Female
(617) 468-7047
Verified
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Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
NOT ACCEPTING CLIENTS AT THIS TIME**Similar to life therapy is a journey. And with all journeys, nobody deserves to go at it alone. I offer a safe and supportive space for self exploration and healing. My practice is strongly eclectic, art therapy based, and person-centered. Therapy is a collaborative process and together we will find the best interventions to tailor to your unique needs, as I believe the most successful journeys are done as a team. You are the expert and I am here to support you with unconditional positive regard and provide the tools you need as you navigate your journey.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
I am a psychotherapist, specializing in therapy for a wide spectrum of children to adults experiencing mental health challenges, intellectual disabilities, and substance use. My expertise is in the area of adjustment challenges, loss, anxiety, mood regulation, depression, marital concerns, parental concerns, trauma, developmental delays, substance use, ADHD, childhood behavioral issues, and transitions in life. I help individuals, couples, and families, and individuals who only speak spanish.
Female
(617) 329-1253
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
I am a psychotherapist, specializing in therapy for a wide spectrum of children to adults experiencing mental health challenges, intellectual disabilities, and substance use. My expertise is in the area of adjustment challenges, loss, anxiety, mood regulation, depression, marital concerns, parental concerns, trauma, developmental delays, substance use, ADHD, childhood behavioral issues, and transitions in life. I help individuals, couples, and families, and individuals who only speak spanish.
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Counselor, MA, LicMHC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02199
I provide traditional, holistic and transpersonal psychotherapy, empowering people with hope, skills for positive change and a path for total well being. I help Individuals feeling stuck, discontent,and desiring greater fulfillment. Clients love my work. I provide a natural approach to mental health. Working together, blocks and struggles are transformed, unlocking inner wisdom and personal power. For over 30+ years, I offer a compassionate, intuitive presence, healing the root cause of the problem. Clients express feeling greater clarity, integration, self acceptance and inner strength. I also teach inner skills of mindfulness, meditation and spiritual development.
Female
(978) 226-8901
Verified
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Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02199
Female
I provide traditional, holistic and transpersonal psychotherapy, empowering people with hope, skills for positive change and a path for total well being. I help Individuals feeling stuck, discontent,and desiring greater fulfillment. Clients love my work. I provide a natural approach to mental health. Working together, blocks and struggles are transformed, unlocking inner wisdom and personal power. For over 30+ years, I offer a compassionate, intuitive presence, healing the root cause of the problem. Clients express feeling greater clarity, integration, self acceptance and inner strength. I also teach inner skills of mindfulness, meditation and spiritual development.
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Counselor, LMHC, RYT Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
I graduated from Lesley University, earning a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a focus in Holistic Studies. My specialty areas include: Substance abuse/addictions, eating disorders, LGBTQ+ populations, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. I enjoy working with all ages, from early childhood through the lifespan. I bring a sense of tranquility to my clinical work and have extensive training in mindfulness and meditation. I am a certified Hatha Yoga instructor and value creating space to allow individuals to explore movement free from self-judgment.
Female
(857) 540-7376
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
I graduated from Lesley University, earning a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a focus in Holistic Studies. My specialty areas include: Substance abuse/addictions, eating disorders, LGBTQ+ populations, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. I enjoy working with all ages, from early childhood through the lifespan. I bring a sense of tranquility to my clinical work and have extensive training in mindfulness and meditation. I am a certified Hatha Yoga instructor and value creating space to allow individuals to explore movement free from self-judgment.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
At some point, we all experience difficulties and unpleasant emotions in life. I help clients to learn how to cope with family changes, life transitions, loss, school and work stressors and help develop meaningful relationships through exploring relationship patterns. To meet the individual needs of each client, I empower them to gain self-awareness of their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Together we identify their personal strengths, practice mindfulness, and develop coping strategies that can be utilized daily.
Female
(617) 861-0370
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
At some point, we all experience difficulties and unpleasant emotions in life. I help clients to learn how to cope with family changes, life transitions, loss, school and work stressors and help develop meaningful relationships through exploring relationship patterns. To meet the individual needs of each client, I empower them to gain self-awareness of their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Together we identify their personal strengths, practice mindfulness, and develop coping strategies that can be utilized daily.
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Counselor, MA, LMHC Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
I am a seasoned licensed clinical therapist who has been in private practice for over 10 years working with adults, couples and families. I feel passionate about healing and empowering clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues and life transitions. I tailor my counseling approach to meet my clients’ individual needs. My work is an empathetic, interactive and collaborative process that helps clients find a more positive self narrative. I believe one of the key factors in successful therapeutic outcomes is building a safe, trusting and respectful relationship.
Female
(617) 446-3066
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
I am a seasoned licensed clinical therapist who has been in private practice for over 10 years working with adults, couples and families. I feel passionate about healing and empowering clients who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues and life transitions. I tailor my counseling approach to meet my clients’ individual needs. My work is an empathetic, interactive and collaborative process that helps clients find a more positive self narrative. I believe one of the key factors in successful therapeutic outcomes is building a safe, trusting and respectful relationship.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
**Not currently accepting new patients** These are stressful, uncertain times and many of us are coping with extraordinary circumstances while juggling multiple demands and roles. It can be easy to get overwhelmed. I can provide a space (virtually) that is completely yours to talk about what this experience has been like for you. I am a licensed clinical psychologist. I have a background in mindfulness training, We can work together to alleviate your anxiety and create focus so that you can gain perspective and handle these challenging circumstances to the best of your ability.
Female
(978) 675-3120
Verified
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Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
**Not currently accepting new patients** These are stressful, uncertain times and many of us are coping with extraordinary circumstances while juggling multiple demands and roles. It can be easy to get overwhelmed. I can provide a space (virtually) that is completely yours to talk about what this experience has been like for you. I am a licensed clinical psychologist. I have a background in mindfulness training, We can work together to alleviate your anxiety and create focus so that you can gain perspective and handle these challenging circumstances to the best of your ability.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
We all face challenges in life and there are times when we need more support to get through them. I use a variety of approaches including cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic. Together, we will discover what works best for you. I believe that treatment success comes from a combination of addressing and managing your current symptoms like anxiety and depression along with working through long standing or deep rooted challenges.
Female
(617) 379-3446
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
We all face challenges in life and there are times when we need more support to get through them. I use a variety of approaches including cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic. Together, we will discover what works best for you. I believe that treatment success comes from a combination of addressing and managing your current symptoms like anxiety and depression along with working through long standing or deep rooted challenges.
Counselor, MA, LMHC, LPC, LCAT, CST Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02199
I am passionate about working with creative, motivated, hard-working and open-minded individuals. I help you find your authentic voice, learn to be more comfortable in your own body, honest with yourself and your partner(s), and feel empowered. By providing new structures, tools, and techniques, I think of therapy as an opportunity to try on new ways of being; you take what heals or helps, and leave the rest behind. My professional and personal journey have led me to blend Western Psychology and Eastern Philosophy, mindfulness, compassion, neurobiology, and mind-body techniques.
Female
(857) 477-7678
Verified
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Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02199
Female
I am passionate about working with creative, motivated, hard-working and open-minded individuals. I help you find your authentic voice, learn to be more comfortable in your own body, honest with yourself and your partner(s), and feel empowered. By providing new structures, tools, and techniques, I think of therapy as an opportunity to try on new ways of being; you take what heals or helps, and leave the rest behind. My professional and personal journey have led me to blend Western Psychology and Eastern Philosophy, mindfulness, compassion, neurobiology, and mind-body techniques.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
I am a licensed Psychologist who provides therapy to individuals who are looking to more authentically connect with themselves and others; understand who they are, what they are feeling, and why they are experiencing the emotions they are feeling. I am trained to provide a variety of therapeutic interventions. I tailor my therapeutic approach to fit the unique needs and desires of each individual client. I use an insight oriented approach to aid individuals in understanding and interrupting repetitive patterns that may be interfering or often lead us to that "stuck" feeling.
Female
(857) 226-8759
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
I am a licensed Psychologist who provides therapy to individuals who are looking to more authentically connect with themselves and others; understand who they are, what they are feeling, and why they are experiencing the emotions they are feeling. I am trained to provide a variety of therapeutic interventions. I tailor my therapeutic approach to fit the unique needs and desires of each individual client. I use an insight oriented approach to aid individuals in understanding and interrupting repetitive patterns that may be interfering or often lead us to that "stuck" feeling.
Photo of Gaiana Germani, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
There are times in life when talking to a psychotherapist is the most helpful and practical way to achieve relief from worry, hopelessness, and confusion. I offer a compassionate and down to earth therapeutic approach providing a safe place for you to develop a deeper understanding of yourself, resolve relationship issues and alleviate symptoms that are standing in the way of a more fulfilling and enjoyable life. My focus is on helping my clients feel free, rather than trapped, and more connected with others so that they can achieve what they hope for in life, work, and relationships.
Female
(857) 342-3066
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
There are times in life when talking to a psychotherapist is the most helpful and practical way to achieve relief from worry, hopelessness, and confusion. I offer a compassionate and down to earth therapeutic approach providing a safe place for you to develop a deeper understanding of yourself, resolve relationship issues and alleviate symptoms that are standing in the way of a more fulfilling and enjoyable life. My focus is on helping my clients feel free, rather than trapped, and more connected with others so that they can achieve what they hope for in life, work, and relationships.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
As your therapist, I work as an active and genuine listener to support your needs. Whether you seek support through a difficult time or help identifying patterns of functioning that may hinder change, happiness and success, the therapeutic relationship is fundamental to my work and forms the foundation of being able to work together. A good therapeutic fit allows for safe exploration toward change. My goal is to to support you on a path toward feeling and functioning better. I use an integrative approach to therapy including psychodynamic, relational-based, client-centered, attachment and cognitive-behavioral therapies.
Female
(617) 622-5912
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
As your therapist, I work as an active and genuine listener to support your needs. Whether you seek support through a difficult time or help identifying patterns of functioning that may hinder change, happiness and success, the therapeutic relationship is fundamental to my work and forms the foundation of being able to work together. A good therapeutic fit allows for safe exploration toward change. My goal is to to support you on a path toward feeling and functioning better. I use an integrative approach to therapy including psychodynamic, relational-based, client-centered, attachment and cognitive-behavioral therapies.
Photo of Aviva M Katz, PhD, LLC, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
At times, life events can seem to control the way we feel, creating feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. Other times, you may struggle with feeling unmotivated or purposeless without any specific cause. I believe psychotherapy empowers people by understanding specific struggles while actively developing skills to create change. A key part of our work will be identifying the things that matter to you and finding ways that therapy can bring you closer to a life that is more connected with your values.
Female
(857) 214-2248
Verified
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Office is near:
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
At times, life events can seem to control the way we feel, creating feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. Other times, you may struggle with feeling unmotivated or purposeless without any specific cause. I believe psychotherapy empowers people by understanding specific struggles while actively developing skills to create change. A key part of our work will be identifying the things that matter to you and finding ways that therapy can bring you closer to a life that is more connected with your values.
Photo of Boston Trauma Therapy, LLC, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
I currently provide individual psychotherapy to older adolescents and adults who are trying to overcome the effects of trauma in their lives.
Female
(857) 263-2510
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
I currently provide individual psychotherapy to older adolescents and adults who are trying to overcome the effects of trauma in their lives.
Counselor, LMHC, MPH Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02117
PLEASE EMAIL OR SUBMIT WEBSITE FORM (DO NOT CALL) TO SCHEDULE INITIAL PHONE CONSULTATION ------ The Back Bay office is currently closed due to COVID-19. There is a waitlist for teletherapy at this time. ------ Are you looking to better manage your mood, anxiety, health habits, work identity, relationships, cultural or other adjustments? I'm passionate about collaborating with individuals who are looking for support around boundary-setting, acceptance, self-actualization, conflict resolution, and overcoming life's challenges - mental, emotional, and physical.
Female
(617) 315-6352
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02117
Female
PLEASE EMAIL OR SUBMIT WEBSITE FORM (DO NOT CALL) TO SCHEDULE INITIAL PHONE CONSULTATION ------ The Back Bay office is currently closed due to COVID-19. There is a waitlist for teletherapy at this time. ------ Are you looking to better manage your mood, anxiety, health habits, work identity, relationships, cultural or other adjustments? I'm passionate about collaborating with individuals who are looking for support around boundary-setting, acceptance, self-actualization, conflict resolution, and overcoming life's challenges - mental, emotional, and physical.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02215
Hi my name is Nely Almada Varela and I am here to help you as you take important steps to healing while gaining a greater sense of clarity and peace. Maybe you’ve been feeling overwhelmed and think there’s no way out of your situation? Have you struggled with intense feelings of sadness or anxiety that make it difficulty to form or keep relationships? Are you ready for a change but don’t know where to start?
Female
(239) 323-7079
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02215
Female
Hi my name is Nely Almada Varela and I am here to help you as you take important steps to healing while gaining a greater sense of clarity and peace. Maybe you’ve been feeling overwhelmed and think there’s no way out of your situation? Have you struggled with intense feelings of sadness or anxiety that make it difficulty to form or keep relationships? Are you ready for a change but don’t know where to start?
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LICSW Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
My perspective on therapy is one that fosters individual's strengths and resiliency, by honoring the individual's background and experience within a holistic approach. I support the whole person through relationships, career, spirituality, culture, health and wellness. My therapeutic process addresses your specific personal life challenges by examining your circumstances and discovering your obstacles. Together, we will develop a course of action to meet your needs. My goal is to help you learn how to make choices that create an authentic and long-lasting change.
Female
(617) 674-1449
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
My perspective on therapy is one that fosters individual's strengths and resiliency, by honoring the individual's background and experience within a holistic approach. I support the whole person through relationships, career, spirituality, culture, health and wellness. My therapeutic process addresses your specific personal life challenges by examining your circumstances and discovering your obstacles. Together, we will develop a course of action to meet your needs. My goal is to help you learn how to make choices that create an authentic and long-lasting change.
Photo of Alicia M. Ovitt, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
My therapy style is flexible and client-centered. I believe that therapy is successful when the client-therapist relationship is strong and the treatment approach is tailored to meet the specific needs of the client. I have found that the ability to apply different theories and to take a holistic approach ensures the best possible therapeutic outcome.
Female
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
My therapy style is flexible and client-centered. I believe that therapy is successful when the client-therapist relationship is strong and the treatment approach is tailored to meet the specific needs of the client. I have found that the ability to apply different theories and to take a holistic approach ensures the best possible therapeutic outcome.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, MBA Verified
Verified
Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
I work with adults who want to live happier and more connected lives. Clients see me to alleviate anxiety and depression, navigate relationships, and adjust to transitions. As a former executive with an MBA, I have a particular interest in supporting women through career or relationship transitions, and guiding the balance of personal responsibilities. I see therapy not as a lifelong commitment but a helpful tool to develop insight through a collaborative, empathic, and supportive process. Clients leave energized and able to articulate, clarify, and achieve their goals.
Female
(917) 809-5647
Verified
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Back Bay
Boston, MA 02116
Female
I work with adults who want to live happier and more connected lives. Clients see me to alleviate anxiety and depression, navigate relationships, and adjust to transitions. As a former executive with an MBA, I have a particular interest in supporting women through career or relationship transitions, and guiding the balance of personal responsibilities. I see therapy not as a lifelong commitment but a helpful tool to develop insight through a collaborative, empathic, and supportive process. Clients leave energized and able to articulate, clarify, and achieve their goals.

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Female Therapists
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Therapists in Back Bay, Boston are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Back Bay, Boston

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