Jeffrey Fortgang

Psychologist, PhD, LADC-I

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Jeffrey Fortgang, PhD, LADC-I, Psychologist in Newton
(617) 964-6822 x2 Website

Jeffrey Fortgang

Psychologist, PhD, LADC-I


Location

50 Solon Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02461
(617) 964-6822 x2
Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

82 Marlborough Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
(617) 964-6822 x2

My Areas of Specialized Experience are: -->(a) People with Drinking/Drug Problems and their Family Members (i.e., Spouses, Parents, and Adult Children); -->(b) People with Depression or disturbing memories, including situations where those issues contribute to problematic alcohol or drug use; -->(c) Lawyers and the stresses they face (having spent half my professional time at the Massachusetts Lawyer Assistance Program for 20+ years, and co-author of the book “The Full Weight of the Law").

Education at Yale University and Adelphi’s Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies, I have directed programs and held staff positions at hospitals/clinics including Mass General, Newton Wellesley, McLean, Westwood Lodge, and Spofford Hall Outpatient Services. My resume includes 20+ years as Clinical Associate, Harvard Medical School.

I will listen carefully and respectfully and review a range of options and approaches in order to develop a therapy plan that suits your needs. Please visit my website for more information (including current availability), or contact me by email or phone.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Adelphi University (Institute of Adv Psych)
  • Year Graduated: 1980
  • License and State: 2822 Massachusetts

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $185 - $205
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Paypal
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Medicare
  • OUT OF NETWORK for Aetna PPO or POS
  • OUT OF NETWORK for Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO.
  • OUT OF NETWORK for Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • OUT OF NETWORK for Tufts PPO
  • OUT OF NETWORK for United Behavioral Health
  • Self-Pay or Reimbursed
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: Licensed Alcohol/Drug Cnslr- I Commonwealth of Mass., Dept of Public Health

Location

50 Solon Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02461
(617) 964-6822 x2
Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

82 Marlborough Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
(617) 964-6822 x2
Specialties
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family members of alcoholics/addicts
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Recovery-oriented
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 24 May 2019
Jeffrey Fortgang, PhD, LADC-I, Psychologist in Newton

Jeffrey Fortgang

Psychologist, PhD, LADC-I