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.
Gay
(978) 849-3332
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
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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Steven Bernstein
Counselor, MA, LMHC, LADC Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
Everyone needs someone to talk to sometimes. I've been in practice for 15 years. I work with a variety of clients and situations, treating depression, anxiety, adjustment-related issues, loss, lonliness, and other concerns. My approach encompasses cognitive, psychodynamic, and spiritual orientations, depending on one's needs. My method seeks to be gentle, yet goal-directed. Couple's Therapy is a particular area of interest, as is Dream Work.
Gay
(978) 767-8082
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
Everyone needs someone to talk to sometimes. I've been in practice for 15 years. I work with a variety of clients and situations, treating depression, anxiety, adjustment-related issues, loss, lonliness, and other concerns. My approach encompasses cognitive, psychodynamic, and spiritual orientations, depending on one's needs. My method seeks to be gentle, yet goal-directed. Couple's Therapy is a particular area of interest, as is Dream Work.
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Christine Musello, Psy.D.
Psychologist, PsyD, MEd Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
Update November 2020: If you viewed this profile recently, please note that I've moved! In addition, currently all meetings are remote and openings are rare. I currently work with teens, young adults, and adults. Mood disorders, parent guidance, veterans, family relationships, trauma and PTSD are areas of clinical interest. Those who seek to be responsible for their own happiness, whether through acceptance or through efforts to change and grow, are the people I hope to meet.
Gay
(978) 290-4977
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
Update November 2020: If you viewed this profile recently, please note that I've moved! In addition, currently all meetings are remote and openings are rare. I currently work with teens, young adults, and adults. Mood disorders, parent guidance, veterans, family relationships, trauma and PTSD are areas of clinical interest. Those who seek to be responsible for their own happiness, whether through acceptance or through efforts to change and grow, are the people I hope to meet.
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Nicole Jean Larocque
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
***Please note I am currently at capacity and cannot accommodate new referrals*** I am a clinical social worker passionate about helping people find ways to their best selves. I provide a safe and supportive environment for the client in search of self-understanding. I believe people have the capacity to feel content, grateful and joyful but a lot of the time our preconceived notions of ourselves get in the way. Everyday I am amazed at people's resilience.
Gay
(617) 826-1589
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
***Please note I am currently at capacity and cannot accommodate new referrals*** I am a clinical social worker passionate about helping people find ways to their best selves. I provide a safe and supportive environment for the client in search of self-understanding. I believe people have the capacity to feel content, grateful and joyful but a lot of the time our preconceived notions of ourselves get in the way. Everyday I am amazed at people's resilience.
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Heather Leonardo
Counselor, LMHC, #6704 Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
*Please note that I am not currently taking new clients.* It is never too early or late in life to seek growth and find healthier ways to manage life's struggles. Whether you are experiencing a life transition or would like support for a long-standing concern, I will partner with you in working towards your goals, and developing new ways of thinking and living with emotions. I see adolescents and adults with a wide-range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma, perinatal mental health, and major life transitions. My particular specializations are dual diagnosis/co-occurring disorders, trauma, and mood disorders.
Gay
(978) 849-3081
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
*Please note that I am not currently taking new clients.* It is never too early or late in life to seek growth and find healthier ways to manage life's struggles. Whether you are experiencing a life transition or would like support for a long-standing concern, I will partner with you in working towards your goals, and developing new ways of thinking and living with emotions. I see adolescents and adults with a wide-range of concerns, including depression, anxiety, trauma, perinatal mental health, and major life transitions. My particular specializations are dual diagnosis/co-occurring disorders, trauma, and mood disorders.
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Sheila Marie Tucke
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, CAGS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
I have had a private therapy practice in Andover and Westford, Ma. for nearly 25 years. During this time, I have worked with those struggling with a variety of concerns including relationships, parenting, identity, work and careers, depression, anxiety, trauma, school and education, gender, and cultures. Generally, the individuals, couples, and families with whom I work come to my office in some sort of pain or discomfort as they move back and forth between their real and ideal lives.The conversations we have shed light on what is happening and to try to help reduce feelings of pain and distress.
Gay
(978) 631-4505
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Gay
I have had a private therapy practice in Andover and Westford, Ma. for nearly 25 years. During this time, I have worked with those struggling with a variety of concerns including relationships, parenting, identity, work and careers, depression, anxiety, trauma, school and education, gender, and cultures. Generally, the individuals, couples, and families with whom I work come to my office in some sort of pain or discomfort as they move back and forth between their real and ideal lives.The conversations we have shed light on what is happening and to try to help reduce feelings of pain and distress.
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John T Chirban
Psychologist, PhD, ThD Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
I work with individuals, couples, and families to address concerns with relationships, identity, intimacy and sexuality, and spirituality, in addition to general psychological problems. My approach to therapy is active, relational, and result-oriented, encouraging clients take hold of their life and find the meaning life holds for them. I serve as Director of Cambridge Counseling Associates and lecturer in psychology, part time, at Harvard Medical School, in addition to serving on the Advisory Board of the Dr. Phil Show, where I have participated since its inception. (See drchirban.com and sexual problems.com).
Gay
(978) 633-9987
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
I work with individuals, couples, and families to address concerns with relationships, identity, intimacy and sexuality, and spirituality, in addition to general psychological problems. My approach to therapy is active, relational, and result-oriented, encouraging clients take hold of their life and find the meaning life holds for them. I serve as Director of Cambridge Counseling Associates and lecturer in psychology, part time, at Harvard Medical School, in addition to serving on the Advisory Board of the Dr. Phil Show, where I have participated since its inception. (See drchirban.com and sexual problems.com).
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Joshua Miller
Counselor, MA, LMHC, ARTH Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Welcome to my practice. I've been helping people who are struggling with a variety of life's challenges for 15 years. These include anxiety, video/phone/technology addictions, relationship issues, and grief work to name a few. In addition, I successfully treat conditions such as depression, couples issues, Eating disorders, Weight control/body image, and folks on the spectrum. I also help children, high schoolers, home schoolers, and young adults to address various academic and behavioral issues. With therapeutic guidance, every person can advance towards their goals. It is my intention to help you live the life you want to live. joshmillertherapy.com
Gay
(978) 331-0993
Verified

Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Gay
Welcome to my practice. I've been helping people who are struggling with a variety of life's challenges for 15 years. These include anxiety, video/phone/technology addictions, relationship issues, and grief work to name a few. In addition, I successfully treat conditions such as depression, couples issues, Eating disorders, Weight control/body image, and folks on the spectrum. I also help children, high schoolers, home schoolers, and young adults to address various academic and behavioral issues. With therapeutic guidance, every person can advance towards their goals. It is my intention to help you live the life you want to live. joshmillertherapy.com
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George B Thomson
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
Psychotherapy involves a commitment and 'fit' between therapist and client. Respect for the individual, creating an atmosphere of easy communication, focusing on the presenting issue(s), and a problem-solving approach are all elements that I particularly value and work to create and maintain. At the present time, early 2021, I am not taking new patients. That may change later in 2021.
Gay
(978) 264-0060
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
Psychotherapy involves a commitment and 'fit' between therapist and client. Respect for the individual, creating an atmosphere of easy communication, focusing on the presenting issue(s), and a problem-solving approach are all elements that I particularly value and work to create and maintain. At the present time, early 2021, I am not taking new patients. That may change later in 2021.
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Melinda Stewart
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
I provide Educational Counseling and Psychotherapy for people who experience the world in a unique way and those who love them. I specialize in working with gifted people including the divergent thinkers, creative thinkers, highly gifted, profoundly gifted, twice exceptional and prodigies. I work with adults and children, families and schools. I consult to schools, colleges and homeschoolers to create educational plans that address the needs of asynchronous learners and address the normal, healthy psychological development of those people who are many ages at one time.
Gay
(978) 412-4573
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Gay
I provide Educational Counseling and Psychotherapy for people who experience the world in a unique way and those who love them. I specialize in working with gifted people including the divergent thinkers, creative thinkers, highly gifted, profoundly gifted, twice exceptional and prodigies. I work with adults and children, families and schools. I consult to schools, colleges and homeschoolers to create educational plans that address the needs of asynchronous learners and address the normal, healthy psychological development of those people who are many ages at one time.
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John T. Chirban
Psychologist, PhD, ThD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
I work with individuals, couples, and families to address concerns with relationships, identity, intimacy and sexuality, and spirituality, in addition to general psychological problems. My approach to therapy is active, relational, and result-oriented, encouraging clients take hold of their life and find the meaning life holds for them. I serve as Director of Cambridge Counseling Associates and lecturer in psychology, part time, at Harvard Medical School, in addition to serving on the Advisory Board of the Dr. Phil Show, where I have participated since its inception. (See drchirban.com and sexual problems.com).
Gay
(857) 203-0549
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Gay
I work with individuals, couples, and families to address concerns with relationships, identity, intimacy and sexuality, and spirituality, in addition to general psychological problems. My approach to therapy is active, relational, and result-oriented, encouraging clients take hold of their life and find the meaning life holds for them. I serve as Director of Cambridge Counseling Associates and lecturer in psychology, part time, at Harvard Medical School, in addition to serving on the Advisory Board of the Dr. Phil Show, where I have participated since its inception. (See drchirban.com and sexual problems.com).
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Kate Imhoff
Counselor, MA, LMHC Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
With over 20 years of experience in the field of helping others, I have learned that making a genuine connection with people is the best way in which to begin the work of therapy. One of the most important skills I have to offer is to carefully and compassionately listen to what you have to say. We then go from there; when you are ready, we begin to look at how to change.
Gay
(978) 965-4836
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
With over 20 years of experience in the field of helping others, I have learned that making a genuine connection with people is the best way in which to begin the work of therapy. One of the most important skills I have to offer is to carefully and compassionately listen to what you have to say. We then go from there; when you are ready, we begin to look at how to change.
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Diane Franciose-Webber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, BCD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
My passion is aligning with people to empower themselves, improving marital communication and finding work/life balance. Transitions in work, parenting and relationships are places where people get stuck in depression, anxiety or addictions. My focus is getting clients moving again, appreciating the process of change in a warm and caring environment. Through positive psychology we evaluate strengths and plan how to reach your goals. Together we will gain a new way of looking at issues, reducing overwhelm and clarifying your values to create your vision for the future.
Gay
(978) 412-4749
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Gay
My passion is aligning with people to empower themselves, improving marital communication and finding work/life balance. Transitions in work, parenting and relationships are places where people get stuck in depression, anxiety or addictions. My focus is getting clients moving again, appreciating the process of change in a warm and caring environment. Through positive psychology we evaluate strengths and plan how to reach your goals. Together we will gain a new way of looking at issues, reducing overwhelm and clarifying your values to create your vision for the future.
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.
Gay
(978) 631-0349
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Gay
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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Solomon Katz
Psychologist, MTS, EdD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
In reality, every therapy relationship is different. Some people just want to be heard, a place to unload from their dealings with life. Others want more active guidance to grow to the next level or to reduce suffering. I am pragmatic and try to meet each person's specific needs. That may mean simply creating a time and place to decompress; working on practical solutions to life problems; or looking within at the imbalances - anxiety, depression, addiction - that create unhappiness. I am expert in meditation and related spiritual practices that heal inner conflict and restore peace.
Gay
(978) 345-7705
Verified
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Gay
In reality, every therapy relationship is different. Some people just want to be heard, a place to unload from their dealings with life. Others want more active guidance to grow to the next level or to reduce suffering. I am pragmatic and try to meet each person's specific needs. That may mean simply creating a time and place to decompress; working on practical solutions to life problems; or looking within at the imbalances - anxiety, depression, addiction - that create unhappiness. I am expert in meditation and related spiritual practices that heal inner conflict and restore peace.
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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.
Gay
(978) 849-3342
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
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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Julie Williams
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
~ NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS ~ I feel extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to work with so many wonderful individuals and families, and for them to trust me with the sensitive details of their lives!  My practice is designed to provide a warm, non-judgmental environment to safely explore unhelpful thoughts, feelings & behaviors which are getting in your way, and more importantly, focusing on strengths and positive traits which are the foundation for change.
Gay
(978) 631-2637
Verified
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
~ NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS ~ I feel extremely fortunate to have the opportunity to work with so many wonderful individuals and families, and for them to trust me with the sensitive details of their lives!  My practice is designed to provide a warm, non-judgmental environment to safely explore unhelpful thoughts, feelings & behaviors which are getting in your way, and more importantly, focusing on strengths and positive traits which are the foundation for change.
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Heidi Bercovici
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
As humans, we are wired for connection. When we feel connected to our loved ones, not only do we feel closer to them, we do better in the rest of our lives. So, of course, when we have difficulty connecting with the people we are closest to, it is painful and distressing. We can get into cycles where the arguments sound and feel the same regardless of what they are about. And these cycles are hard to break on our own.
Gay
(978) 631-1166
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
As humans, we are wired for connection. When we feel connected to our loved ones, not only do we feel closer to them, we do better in the rest of our lives. So, of course, when we have difficulty connecting with the people we are closest to, it is painful and distressing. We can get into cycles where the arguments sound and feel the same regardless of what they are about. And these cycles are hard to break on our own.
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Elizabeth Berk
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, ACSW Verified
Verified
Acton, MA 01720
"Today is the first day of the rest of your life." We can work together to help you to reach your goals and live life more fulfilled. I will help you build a 'tool kit' of coping strategies that you can draw from. I have worked with individuals and couples for 20 years. I take an active approach to help my clients find solutions and reach their goals. I use many different types of therapy depending upon the issue. Together we can set goals and track progess to make sure you are satisfied.
Gay
(978) 481-3780
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Acton, MA 01720
Gay
"Today is the first day of the rest of your life." We can work together to help you to reach your goals and live life more fulfilled. I will help you build a 'tool kit' of coping strategies that you can draw from. I have worked with individuals and couples for 20 years. I take an active approach to help my clients find solutions and reach their goals. I use many different types of therapy depending upon the issue. Together we can set goals and track progess to make sure you are satisfied.
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Tired of Talk Therapy? Bored with Behaviorism? Sick of being Stuck? There are ways to end your discomfort. You can make friends with your pain, move through it and thrive, like the Phoenix rising from the ashes. With a wise and loving guide, you can find your way through your life story and beyond it, into health. By opening to emotions that have been stuck in your body your whole life you come to a peaceful place within. You are already loved and forgiven. You can release your pain and shame, and befriend yourself. Judith Weiler can help.
Gay
(978) 615-4792
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Office is near:
Acton, MA 01720
Gay
Tired of Talk Therapy? Bored with Behaviorism? Sick of being Stuck? There are ways to end your discomfort. You can make friends with your pain, move through it and thrive, like the Phoenix rising from the ashes. With a wise and loving guide, you can find your way through your life story and beyond it, into health. By opening to emotions that have been stuck in your body your whole life you come to a peaceful place within. You are already loved and forgiven. You can release your pain and shame, and befriend yourself. Judith Weiler can help.

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Gay (LGBTQ) Therapists
We should make clear that not all the therapists listed here are gay themselves. Rather, they specialize in helping with aspects of being gay in 01720 or homosexual. They provide help for gay couples in gay relationships, gay issues and issues that affect gay life.

If you're gay or are looking for help with gay issues in 01720 or for 01720 gay therapist these professionals provide gay counseling and gay friendly care for gays or lesbians. They include gay friendly therapists plus gay therapists in 01720, gay friendly psychologists, and gay friendly counsellors.

Counseling may include LGBT counseling in 01720, LGBTQ or 01720 GLBT counseling.

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