Alessia C Doss
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I use psychodynamic, CBT and DBT approaches and often apply expressive modalities (play, adventure and art therapy).
NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. DBT GROUP BEGINS FEBRUARY 2022 - SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS. My clients are typically between the ages of 14-24, navigating high school, college or the beginning of their professional career. They often experience immense pressure around expectations they have set for themselves, or someone else has set for them. They may experience anxiety or depression and are eager to explore coping skills and treatment options. They are interested in identifying the ways in which their relationships, responsibilities, family culture and current life stage plays a role in how they function in the world around them.
(978) 231-9235
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Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I use psychodynamic, CBT and DBT approaches and often apply expressive modalities (play, adventure and art therapy).
NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. DBT GROUP BEGINS FEBRUARY 2022 - SEE WEBSITE FOR DETAILS. My clients are typically between the ages of 14-24, navigating high school, college or the beginning of their professional career. They often experience immense pressure around expectations they have set for themselves, or someone else has set for them. They may experience anxiety or depression and are eager to explore coping skills and treatment options. They are interested in identifying the ways in which their relationships, responsibilities, family culture and current life stage plays a role in how they function in the world around them.
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Mary Calabrese
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I am a developmental psychodynamic therapist.
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.
(617) 500-0748
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Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I am a developmental psychodynamic therapist.
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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Lara Buchanan
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
I integrate evidence-based and traditional therapeutic approaches in my work, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, relational, role-playing, and strength-based techniques.
***UNFORTUNATELY, I AM NOT TAKING ANY NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME.*** I am a clinical social worker in practice for over 16 years, working with children and young adolescents ages 6 to 14 and their parents. My practice focuses on supporting children to develop the tools, strategies, and self-awareness to navigate the inevitable stresses and challenges. With compassion and humor, I help my clients learn to lead fulfilling lives, have meaningful relationships, and be more productive in school.
(978) 231-9723
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Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
I integrate evidence-based and traditional therapeutic approaches in my work, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, relational, role-playing, and strength-based techniques.
***UNFORTUNATELY, I AM NOT TAKING ANY NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME.*** I am a clinical social worker in practice for over 16 years, working with children and young adolescents ages 6 to 14 and their parents. My practice focuses on supporting children to develop the tools, strategies, and self-awareness to navigate the inevitable stresses and challenges. With compassion and humor, I help my clients learn to lead fulfilling lives, have meaningful relationships, and be more productive in school.
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Virginia Sherwood
Counselor, PhD, LMHC Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
I bring to my practice not only rigorous academic training, but the wisdom and humility of decades of real life parenting. My therapeutic approach is integrative, blending elements of cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, relaxation and mindfulness training according to each client's needs. ... ... Most of all, my approach stresses regard and respect for each patient. Over time, this atmosphere of positive regard enables patients to drop defensive barriers and begin learning new skills for coping in adaptive and appropriate ways -- preparing patients to deal with current problems, and also with the natural ups and downs of life to come.
(978) 424-4732
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Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
I bring to my practice not only rigorous academic training, but the wisdom and humility of decades of real life parenting. My therapeutic approach is integrative, blending elements of cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, relaxation and mindfulness training according to each client's needs. ... ... Most of all, my approach stresses regard and respect for each patient. Over time, this atmosphere of positive regard enables patients to drop defensive barriers and begin learning new skills for coping in adaptive and appropriate ways -- preparing patients to deal with current problems, and also with the natural ups and downs of life to come.
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Julie Aresco
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSW, LICSW Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I also incorporate elements of Internal Family Systems, Animal Assisted Therapy (Canine), Psychodynamic, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness models when clinically appropriate.
Hello and welcome! In my practice, I primarily lead with a relational framework to assist you in establishing a safe and supportive space from which treatment can begin. My co-therapist is my certified therapy dog, Dahlia, who will serve as a comforting companion in your introspective journey. Check out her photo!
(339) 674-6154
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Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I also incorporate elements of Internal Family Systems, Animal Assisted Therapy (Canine), Psychodynamic, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, and Mindfulness models when clinically appropriate.
Hello and welcome! In my practice, I primarily lead with a relational framework to assist you in establishing a safe and supportive space from which treatment can begin. My co-therapist is my certified therapy dog, Dahlia, who will serve as a comforting companion in your introspective journey. Check out her photo!
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Bronwen Wirta
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
SORRY ! I AM NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME! It is crucial to try to create a safe place for clients to heal. Within that sacred place, clients can discover their authentic selves. I meet clients where they are in life and utilize a variety of therapeutic methods to help shift old patterns that are ready to be let go of. I utilize psychodynamic techniques as well as mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy to help clients develop awareness and self-compassion. I also draw on body oriented techniques and expressive art therapy modalities which can effectively move energy that is stuck. I have trained in IFS as well.
(978) 785-8169
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Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
SORRY ! I AM NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME! It is crucial to try to create a safe place for clients to heal. Within that sacred place, clients can discover their authentic selves. I meet clients where they are in life and utilize a variety of therapeutic methods to help shift old patterns that are ready to be let go of. I utilize psychodynamic techniques as well as mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy to help clients develop awareness and self-compassion. I also draw on body oriented techniques and expressive art therapy modalities which can effectively move energy that is stuck. I have trained in IFS as well.
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Kerry Joachim
Counselor, MA, LMHC Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
I weave in aspects of a variety of other styles including CBT, DBT, psychodynamic, and social thinking components based on the unique and individual needs of each client.
I believe that everyone deserves to feel safe, heard, and understood. When we feel that way, we are then able to work on creating the changes we may be seeking in our lives. My first goal as a therapist is to provide a space in which clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and experiences while feeling safe, heard, and understood. We then work together to process and navigate areas for growth and healing with the client’s own voice and self-awareness as our guide.
(617) 766-3895
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Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
I weave in aspects of a variety of other styles including CBT, DBT, psychodynamic, and social thinking components based on the unique and individual needs of each client.
I believe that everyone deserves to feel safe, heard, and understood. When we feel that way, we are then able to work on creating the changes we may be seeking in our lives. My first goal as a therapist is to provide a space in which clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and experiences while feeling safe, heard, and understood. We then work together to process and navigate areas for growth and healing with the client’s own voice and self-awareness as our guide.
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Sarah D. Compton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I use an integrated approach, grounded in psychodynamic, insight-oriented therapy, drawing from other models when they may be helpful.
You may be seeking therapy to ease the pain of depression, anxiety, trauma or loss; or because you are struggling with relationship and other interpersonal issues. Maybe something just does not “feel right,” preventing you from moving forward. Perhaps, you are challenged by existential questions and wish to explore your identity or find greater meaning in your life. What is causing you pain or holding you back may be a known challenge or problem, or an unexamined part of yourself that causes you to feel stuck. Whatever brings you here, you already possess the courage to seek help and the hope that your life can be better.
(978) 451-4972
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Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I use an integrated approach, grounded in psychodynamic, insight-oriented therapy, drawing from other models when they may be helpful.
You may be seeking therapy to ease the pain of depression, anxiety, trauma or loss; or because you are struggling with relationship and other interpersonal issues. Maybe something just does not “feel right,” preventing you from moving forward. Perhaps, you are challenged by existential questions and wish to explore your identity or find greater meaning in your life. What is causing you pain or holding you back may be a known challenge or problem, or an unexamined part of yourself that causes you to feel stuck. Whatever brings you here, you already possess the courage to seek help and the hope that your life can be better.
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Donald Zall
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
I am a highly experienced clinical social worker with over thirty years experience working with adults of all ages. My clinical approach is based on the belief that the therapeutic relationship, based on mutual trust and respect, is the core of successful treatment. I utilize cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and relational approaches and work with people with emotional, medical and relationship distress with the goal of problem resolution and personal growth.
(351) 300-6617
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Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
I am a highly experienced clinical social worker with over thirty years experience working with adults of all ages. My clinical approach is based on the belief that the therapeutic relationship, based on mutual trust and respect, is the core of successful treatment. I utilize cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic and relational approaches and work with people with emotional, medical and relationship distress with the goal of problem resolution and personal growth.
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Hilary Norton
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
My therapeutic orientation combines psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness based approaches.
**MY PRACTICE IS CURRENTLY FULL** I am a Licensed Psychologist in private practice for 20+ years. I have an office in Cambridge and Concord where I see adolescents and adults for individual psychotherapy. I practice psychodynamic therapy, with a focus on self-esteem, relationship issues, life transitions and personal growth. I also work with people who want support managing anxiety and depression, loss, grief and loneliness, postpartum issues, career dilemmas, parenting and to generally improve their quality of life.
(978) 254-7892
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Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
My therapeutic orientation combines psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness based approaches.
**MY PRACTICE IS CURRENTLY FULL** I am a Licensed Psychologist in private practice for 20+ years. I have an office in Cambridge and Concord where I see adolescents and adults for individual psychotherapy. I practice psychodynamic therapy, with a focus on self-esteem, relationship issues, life transitions and personal growth. I also work with people who want support managing anxiety and depression, loss, grief and loneliness, postpartum issues, career dilemmas, parenting and to generally improve their quality of life.
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Tara Mahoney
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Concord, MA 01742
With all populations, I work from an eclectic combination of CBT, client-centered, and psychodynamic framework utilizing relaxation techniques and developing containment strategies to help clients cope with their symptoms.
My practice primarily treats children, adolescents, and adults through the modalities of individual,family therapy and parental guidance. I approach each client's issues, situations with care and compassion in order to create a non-judgemental space so they can develop their strengths and gain new insights into their symptoms and behaviors. I enjoy the process of building the therapeutic relationship as I believe that it is through relationships people can heal. Much of my experience is treating trauma; anxiety; mood disorders; and transitional issues such as divorce, adoption, loss, and relational issues.
(845) 379-0226
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Concord, MA 01742
With all populations, I work from an eclectic combination of CBT, client-centered, and psychodynamic framework utilizing relaxation techniques and developing containment strategies to help clients cope with their symptoms.
My practice primarily treats children, adolescents, and adults through the modalities of individual,family therapy and parental guidance. I approach each client's issues, situations with care and compassion in order to create a non-judgemental space so they can develop their strengths and gain new insights into their symptoms and behaviors. I enjoy the process of building the therapeutic relationship as I believe that it is through relationships people can heal. Much of my experience is treating trauma; anxiety; mood disorders; and transitional issues such as divorce, adoption, loss, and relational issues.
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Kevin M Kozin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MTS, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
You deserve focused attention and skilled assistance. In my work with adolescents, adults, couples, and families, I provide this attention and assistance through psychotherapy, grief counseling, and coaching, which lead to healing results. If you or your loved one is struggling, feeling stuck, hopeless or trapped, I would welcome the opportunity to hear about you or your loved one's situation and determine if my services are a good match for your needs. I utilize several treatment modalities including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based stress reduction, and motivational interviewing, and adapt my treatment style to your unique needs.
(781) 618-4473
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
Not accepting new clients
You deserve focused attention and skilled assistance. In my work with adolescents, adults, couples, and families, I provide this attention and assistance through psychotherapy, grief counseling, and coaching, which lead to healing results. If you or your loved one is struggling, feeling stuck, hopeless or trapped, I would welcome the opportunity to hear about you or your loved one's situation and determine if my services are a good match for your needs. I utilize several treatment modalities including psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness based stress reduction, and motivational interviewing, and adapt my treatment style to your unique needs.
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Eleanor K Fulton
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I am trained in relational, psychodynamic, systems, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
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.
(978) 712-2408
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I am trained in relational, psychodynamic, systems, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
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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Ruth Lull
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I use a variety of tools and theories comfortably, from cognitive, behavioral and family systems, to relational and psychodynamic interventions.
Maturity, empathy and well developed listening skills are assets which I offer. I've been especially interested in helping women during pregnancy, and the postpartum period and resolving grief and loss from miscarriages. In addition, addressing issues of depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress in men or women is especially gratifying to me. I often begin by teaching techniques for stress reduction, or in the case of lethargic depression, ways to energize the body, which help people function better quickly. Most important to me is helping people find hidden strengths and restore inner balance.
(978) 913-8927
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I use a variety of tools and theories comfortably, from cognitive, behavioral and family systems, to relational and psychodynamic interventions.
Maturity, empathy and well developed listening skills are assets which I offer. I've been especially interested in helping women during pregnancy, and the postpartum period and resolving grief and loss from miscarriages. In addition, addressing issues of depression, anxiety and posttraumatic stress in men or women is especially gratifying to me. I often begin by teaching techniques for stress reduction, or in the case of lethargic depression, ways to energize the body, which help people function better quickly. Most important to me is helping people find hidden strengths and restore inner balance.
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Arnis Berger
Psychologist, MEd Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
My style is active/interactive and combines a psychodynamic, interpersonal and practical approach.
In a safe, warm and supportive environment, I help clients deal with their current stressful situations and relationships as well as long term unresolved pains and disappointments. Sometimes these are related, and exploring how the past affects the present is helpful and freeing. Patterns that may be self-defeating are highlighted, and more effective problem-solving and coping skills are developed. Through our work together, clients grow while getting through whatever crisis, transition or stuck place they may be in.
(781) 780-6502
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
My style is active/interactive and combines a psychodynamic, interpersonal and practical approach.
In a safe, warm and supportive environment, I help clients deal with their current stressful situations and relationships as well as long term unresolved pains and disappointments. Sometimes these are related, and exploring how the past affects the present is helpful and freeing. Patterns that may be self-defeating are highlighted, and more effective problem-solving and coping skills are developed. Through our work together, clients grow while getting through whatever crisis, transition or stuck place they may be in.
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Suzanne Harmon, Licensed Psychologist
Psychologist, EdD Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
My training is in psychodynamic therapy as well as in traditions from both Eastern and Western Psychology.
I work with adults, from college-age to elderly. My practice appeals to people who who not only suffer from symptoms that impede their daily happiness, but those who long to grow in their understanding of themselves and others. I aid in this process by focusing closely on the unique talents each person brings into the room. I look not for what is wrong but what is right and simply ask that they bring an honest willingness to participate in a partnership for change.
(781) 702-3237
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
My training is in psychodynamic therapy as well as in traditions from both Eastern and Western Psychology.
I work with adults, from college-age to elderly. My practice appeals to people who who not only suffer from symptoms that impede their daily happiness, but those who long to grow in their understanding of themselves and others. I aid in this process by focusing closely on the unique talents each person brings into the room. I look not for what is wrong but what is right and simply ask that they bring an honest willingness to participate in a partnership for change.
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Deborah C Kahn
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I specialize in working with women and older adolescent girls in individual therapy, who are experiencing or interested in working on any of the following: Life Transitions, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Loss, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Emotional Fulfillment and Finding Spirituality on The Journey To Emotional Healing. I am an active psychodynamic clinician, who utilizes object relations theory, family systems theory and cognitive behavioral techniques. Above all, I value the therapist client relationship. Just as a grain of sand emerges as a pearl, I view life as a transformative experience. The pain of what we are faced with provides opportunity for growth.
(857) 230-0247
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I specialize in working with women and older adolescent girls in individual therapy, who are experiencing or interested in working on any of the following: Life Transitions, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Loss, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Emotional Fulfillment and Finding Spirituality on The Journey To Emotional Healing. I am an active psychodynamic clinician, who utilizes object relations theory, family systems theory and cognitive behavioral techniques. Above all, I value the therapist client relationship. Just as a grain of sand emerges as a pearl, I view life as a transformative experience. The pain of what we are faced with provides opportunity for growth.
Barbara Caust
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I believe in collaboration and flexibility and utlize psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, Internal Family Systems, AEDP, and numerous couple therapy treatment modalities.
To grow, to change, and to learn about oneself and those we are close to is a challenge we all face. At times this challenge can feel overwhelming and difficult. There are times in life when engaging in therapy is truly beneficial. Loss, trauma, anxiety, depression, and relationship difficulties occur. Life transitions can call upon us in ways that are truly unexpected and create disruptioins we are unprepared for. Trained as a clinical psychologist, I have been in practice 30+ years and have worked with individuals, couples, and families looking to change, searching for relief, and open to their own healing.
(781) 656-5572
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I believe in collaboration and flexibility and utlize psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, Internal Family Systems, AEDP, and numerous couple therapy treatment modalities.
To grow, to change, and to learn about oneself and those we are close to is a challenge we all face. At times this challenge can feel overwhelming and difficult. There are times in life when engaging in therapy is truly beneficial. Loss, trauma, anxiety, depression, and relationship difficulties occur. Life transitions can call upon us in ways that are truly unexpected and create disruptioins we are unprepared for. Trained as a clinical psychologist, I have been in practice 30+ years and have worked with individuals, couples, and families looking to change, searching for relief, and open to their own healing.
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Frances Bigda-Peyton
Psychologist, EdD, CertPsy Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I provide psychodynamic therapy, couples therapy, twelve-step informed treatment, consultation, and therapist supervision.
Do you feel discontent with how your life is turning out? Are you troubled by recurrent feelings and behaviors? Are you frustrated by repetitive, nonproductive conflicts? Talking is still the best medicine. It can help you learn about how and why you get stuck and explore satisfying, constructive alternatives. Everyone makes mistakes and acts unskillfully-the question is how you react when this happens. I am committed to understanding your unique experience so you can become become freer, happier and more loving. Since change is inevitable, my hope is that you cultivate the flexibility and creativity needed to meet new situations.
(781) 422-8504
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
I provide psychodynamic therapy, couples therapy, twelve-step informed treatment, consultation, and therapist supervision.
Do you feel discontent with how your life is turning out? Are you troubled by recurrent feelings and behaviors? Are you frustrated by repetitive, nonproductive conflicts? Talking is still the best medicine. It can help you learn about how and why you get stuck and explore satisfying, constructive alternatives. Everyone makes mistakes and acts unskillfully-the question is how you react when this happens. I am committed to understanding your unique experience so you can become become freer, happier and more loving. Since change is inevitable, my hope is that you cultivate the flexibility and creativity needed to meet new situations.
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Joanna Colton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
Offers online therapy
I like to provide clients with practical solutions they can utilize in their day to day lives to help them better manage their emotions in order to achieve more balance and harmony within themselves, and with others. I strive to create a comfortable, non-judgmental environment where clients feel both supported and respected. The therapeutic relationship is a partnership in which we work together towards goals that feel both realistic and manageable. I work collaboratively with clients helping them understand patterns of behavior and thinking, through a variety of approaches including psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
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Office is near:
Concord, MA 01742
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I like to provide clients with practical solutions they can utilize in their day to day lives to help them better manage their emotions in order to achieve more balance and harmony within themselves, and with others. I strive to create a comfortable, non-judgmental environment where clients feel both supported and respected. The therapeutic relationship is a partnership in which we work together towards goals that feel both realistic and manageable. I work collaboratively with clients helping them understand patterns of behavior and thinking, through a variety of approaches including psychodynamic, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in Concord, also known as insight-oriented therapy, evolved from Freudian psychoanalysis. Like adherents of psychoanalysis, psychodynamic therapists believe that bringing the unconscious into conscious awareness promotes insight and resolves conflict. But psychodynamic therapy is briefer and less intensive than psychoanalysis and also focuses on the relationship between the therapist and the client, as a way to learn about how the client relates to everyone in their life.