Therapists in Boston, MA

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Photo of Mindy Sherbet, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Mindy Sherbet
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02199
Mindy works with individuals, couples, and families across a range of ages throughout the lifespan. She is especially adept at working with those who have interpersonal challenges, life transition difficulties, anxiety, and depression. Her warmth, curiosity, and sincere interest in others lends itself to a safe and comforting atmosphere, while gently challenging and guiding clients to become aware of behavioral patterns that exacerbate their struggles. Mindy excels at integrating skills and life lessons from her previous careers into a holistic therapeutic approach that is practical, realistic, and effective.
Mindy works with individuals, couples, and families across a range of ages throughout the lifespan. She is especially adept at working with those who have interpersonal challenges, life transition difficulties, anxiety, and depression. Her warmth, curiosity, and sincere interest in others lends itself to a safe and comforting atmosphere, while gently challenging and guiding clients to become aware of behavioral patterns that exacerbate their struggles. Mindy excels at integrating skills and life lessons from her previous careers into a holistic therapeutic approach that is practical, realistic, and effective.
(617) 826-5571 View (617) 826-5571
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Dr. Ashley Sweet, Certified Sex Therapist
Counselor, PhD, LMHC, CST
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02215  (Online Only)
As a clinical sexologist and Certified Sex Therapist, I help folks explore pleasure and better communicate in intimate relationships. As a relationship counselor, I work with couples and people in ENM relationships to improve their communication and connection. As a feminist therapist, I help clients dig deep to uncover their personal power, untangle anxiety and heal from trauma. I'm pro-choice, queer/bisexual identified, and welcome LGBTQ+ clients. I'm a curious counselor, and I help people dig to the roots of their pain. Fees are $200/session for individuals and $250 for couples (self-pay only, NO insurance).
As a clinical sexologist and Certified Sex Therapist, I help folks explore pleasure and better communicate in intimate relationships. As a relationship counselor, I work with couples and people in ENM relationships to improve their communication and connection. As a feminist therapist, I help clients dig deep to uncover their personal power, untangle anxiety and heal from trauma. I'm pro-choice, queer/bisexual identified, and welcome LGBTQ+ clients. I'm a curious counselor, and I help people dig to the roots of their pain. Fees are $200/session for individuals and $250 for couples (self-pay only, NO insurance).
(617) 539-2895 View (617) 539-2895
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Cameron C Neiblum
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02130
I’m so proud of you for making it this far on your mental-health journey! It’s a hard road, but you are not walking it alone.To help you accomplish your therapeutic goals, I believe in first helping you feel safe, understood, and grounded in my space as well as within our professional relationship. From there, we can utilize the power of empathy, compassion, patience, and accountability to create the transformation you want to see.
I’m so proud of you for making it this far on your mental-health journey! It’s a hard road, but you are not walking it alone.To help you accomplish your therapeutic goals, I believe in first helping you feel safe, understood, and grounded in my space as well as within our professional relationship. From there, we can utilize the power of empathy, compassion, patience, and accountability to create the transformation you want to see.
(857) 349-9876 View (857) 349-9876
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Sky Gavis-Hughson
Pre-Licensed Professional, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02115
Now Accepting New Clients! I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker and Psychotherapist for And Still We Rise, LLC. I believe that we heal in relationships and am passionate about co-creating healing spaces that go beyond traditional talk-only, skills-based, and/or medical models of care. My approach includes highlighting clients’ existing resources and helping build new ones; unpacking how privilege and oppression impact clients’ lives and the therapeutic relationship; exploring internal conflicts; and offering a nonjudgmental, trauma-informed therapeutic space.
Now Accepting New Clients! I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker and Psychotherapist for And Still We Rise, LLC. I believe that we heal in relationships and am passionate about co-creating healing spaces that go beyond traditional talk-only, skills-based, and/or medical models of care. My approach includes highlighting clients’ existing resources and helping build new ones; unpacking how privilege and oppression impact clients’ lives and the therapeutic relationship; exploring internal conflicts; and offering a nonjudgmental, trauma-informed therapeutic space.
(617) 326-8149 View (617) 326-8149
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Positive Perceptions, LLC
Counselor, MS, LMHC
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116  (Online Only)
Hi there! I'm proud of you for taking the first step in your mental health journey by researching potential providers, and I'm honored that you're considering me as your therapist.
Hi there! I'm proud of you for taking the first step in your mental health journey by researching potential providers, and I'm honored that you're considering me as your therapist.
(508) 306-8726 View (508) 306-8726
Photo of Han Bertrand, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Han Bertrand
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116  (Online Only)
I've helped many people find the clarity and courage to confront the issues holding them back, allowing them to be at peace with themselves and stand up for their needs. I am non-judgmental, direct, and empathic, engaging with clients genuinely and responsively. I delve deep into the root causes of struggles, healing wounds that deserve long-overdue attention. I believe in a trustworthy therapeutic relationship, as a strong therapeutic alliance is what makes therapy truly effective. Let's connect and talk to see if we might be a good fit. I look forward to hearing from you!
I've helped many people find the clarity and courage to confront the issues holding them back, allowing them to be at peace with themselves and stand up for their needs. I am non-judgmental, direct, and empathic, engaging with clients genuinely and responsively. I delve deep into the root causes of struggles, healing wounds that deserve long-overdue attention. I believe in a trustworthy therapeutic relationship, as a strong therapeutic alliance is what makes therapy truly effective. Let's connect and talk to see if we might be a good fit. I look forward to hearing from you!
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Margie Magraw
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116
I am a very engaged, active therapist. I enjoy the practical while trying to understand the systemic and root nature of a problem. I'm interested in a work relationship that is collaborative, drawing on the expertise and strengths of the client. . I tend to see many different kind of couples in my practice. I like teaching couples via the ideas of the Imago technique: a different way to communicate through the " stuck places"- but with a different outcome. I enjoy the work and believe that couples can find a way back to each other and their "better selves."
I am a very engaged, active therapist. I enjoy the practical while trying to understand the systemic and root nature of a problem. I'm interested in a work relationship that is collaborative, drawing on the expertise and strengths of the client. . I tend to see many different kind of couples in my practice. I like teaching couples via the ideas of the Imago technique: a different way to communicate through the " stuck places"- but with a different outcome. I enjoy the work and believe that couples can find a way back to each other and their "better selves."
(617) 229-6825 View (617) 229-6825
Photo of Amna Mustafic, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Amna Mustafic
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02114
My ideal client is someone who is ready for therapy and is committed to their own growth and well-being. This person is open to expressing themselves in therapy. This person may be experiencing challenges such as anxiety and depression, low self-esteem, and trauma. The goals for therapy may be developing coping skills, healing past trauma, and increasing confidence. Needs may include empathy and validation and a need for a safe environment. I am also interested in working with people with a dual diagnosis. I can help people create treatment goals, combine different therapies, and provide community resources to support recovery.
My ideal client is someone who is ready for therapy and is committed to their own growth and well-being. This person is open to expressing themselves in therapy. This person may be experiencing challenges such as anxiety and depression, low self-esteem, and trauma. The goals for therapy may be developing coping skills, healing past trauma, and increasing confidence. Needs may include empathy and validation and a need for a safe environment. I am also interested in working with people with a dual diagnosis. I can help people create treatment goals, combine different therapies, and provide community resources to support recovery.
(617) 609-0181 View (617) 609-0181
Photo of Christine LaClair, LICSW, LADC 1, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Christine LaClair
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LADC 1
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116  (Online Only)
Are you feeling ready to test the waters by looking inward with curiosity? Do you want to thrive and not just survive? I can help you move in the direction of your authentic self with empathy and clarity. I am a proud member of the queer community and I welcome those who identify as LGBTQ+. I am a tuned-in listener and I create a safe space for you to explore and express yourself freely. My work is centered on the whole self, and I approach every session with openness, curiosity, and a calm demeanor.
Are you feeling ready to test the waters by looking inward with curiosity? Do you want to thrive and not just survive? I can help you move in the direction of your authentic self with empathy and clarity. I am a proud member of the queer community and I welcome those who identify as LGBTQ+. I am a tuned-in listener and I create a safe space for you to explore and express yourself freely. My work is centered on the whole self, and I approach every session with openness, curiosity, and a calm demeanor.
(508) 501-0970 View (508) 501-0970
Photo of Kristina Frazier, MA, LMHC, Counselor
Kristina Frazier
Counselor, MA, LMHC
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02127  (Online Only)
Sometimes life can seem difficult, sometimes you feel as though your words are not coming out right, sometimes you feel as though your voice is not being heard, sometimes we feel overwhelmed or misunderstood and sometimes we just don’t feel happy. During those moments, it is important to have a safe and non-judgmental space to discuss your stressors and find support in identifying tools to utilize to find balance to lead you to your road of living a happy and healthy life.
Sometimes life can seem difficult, sometimes you feel as though your words are not coming out right, sometimes you feel as though your voice is not being heard, sometimes we feel overwhelmed or misunderstood and sometimes we just don’t feel happy. During those moments, it is important to have a safe and non-judgmental space to discuss your stressors and find support in identifying tools to utilize to find balance to lead you to your road of living a happy and healthy life.
(617) 744-7724 View (617) 744-7724
Photo of Colleen Babson, MS, LMHC, LMFT, Counselor
Colleen Babson
Counselor, MS, LMHC, LMFT
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02130  (Online Only)
NOW accepting new clients! Being a Licensed Marriage & Family therapist and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor is a true privilege, my passion, and makes it possible. to work with bot individuals and couples. How brave to seek help when feeling vulnerable. To see my clients transform from fear and worry to joy and wellness is a gift. Together in a safe relaxed atmosphere, you can explore your deepest thoughts, hopes and life-challenges. In a spirit of trust and honesty, we will laugh, we will cry, and we will problem solve together. With new insight, awareness and skills, you will move forward to a healthier and happier life.
NOW accepting new clients! Being a Licensed Marriage & Family therapist and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor is a true privilege, my passion, and makes it possible. to work with bot individuals and couples. How brave to seek help when feeling vulnerable. To see my clients transform from fear and worry to joy and wellness is a gift. Together in a safe relaxed atmosphere, you can explore your deepest thoughts, hopes and life-challenges. In a spirit of trust and honesty, we will laugh, we will cry, and we will problem solve together. With new insight, awareness and skills, you will move forward to a healthier and happier life.
(617) 683-1207 View (617) 683-1207
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Return to Center Counseling and Holistic Health
Counselor, MA, LMHC, LicAc
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02130
Beginning the search for a therapist can feel daunting, intimidating or overwhelming. I work with clients who are seeking to deeply embody their questions, reflections and emotions through dance-movement therapy (primarily authentic movement) and arts-based exploration (visual arts and writing). The clients I work with define themselves as deep feelers and imaginative thinkers.
Beginning the search for a therapist can feel daunting, intimidating or overwhelming. I work with clients who are seeking to deeply embody their questions, reflections and emotions through dance-movement therapy (primarily authentic movement) and arts-based exploration (visual arts and writing). The clients I work with define themselves as deep feelers and imaginative thinkers.
(857) 290-2076 View (857) 290-2076
Photo of Suzanne Katifedenios, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Suzanne Katifedenios
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02199  (Online Only)
Don't say it...You are exhausted, right? There doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything you had intended to do done. On the good days you are walking through a fog and on the not so good ones you call out and binge watch something on tv. Next morning the alarm and you try again. Is this you? My ideal client is someone who wants to fire me. Nothing makes me happier than a check in call from a past client who just wants to check in while things are great, or to work through a bump in the road. It's my goal to get people beyond their current hurdles and back to living their best life.
Don't say it...You are exhausted, right? There doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day to get everything you had intended to do done. On the good days you are walking through a fog and on the not so good ones you call out and binge watch something on tv. Next morning the alarm and you try again. Is this you? My ideal client is someone who wants to fire me. Nothing makes me happier than a check in call from a past client who just wants to check in while things are great, or to work through a bump in the road. It's my goal to get people beyond their current hurdles and back to living their best life.
(727) 739-2855 View (727) 739-2855
Katalyst Psychological Family Center
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02116
We are a group of mental health providers with over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. We work with individuals and families who have parenting concerns, depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, ODD, and autism. Our providers conduct neuropsychological evaluations for children and adults to help with diagnostic clarity and treatment planning.
We are a group of mental health providers with over 15 years of experience working with children, adolescents, and families. We work with individuals and families who have parenting concerns, depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, ODD, and autism. Our providers conduct neuropsychological evaluations for children and adults to help with diagnostic clarity and treatment planning.
(857) 376-5367 View (857) 376-5367
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Justine Romano Dellaria, LICSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02110
Waitlist for new clients
My training is rooted in evidence based practices such as CBT, trauma informed care, strengths based practice and relational therapy to assist my clients with everyday life stress, life transitions, grief, relationship issues, challenging family dynamics, managing chronic illness, and past trauma. I bring a compassion, practicality and integrity in helping you to develop greater skills in coping with your emotions and in creating more satisfying lives and relationships with others. I also strive to help people better understand the patterns that contribute to ongoing suffering, often stemming from earlier life experiences.
My training is rooted in evidence based practices such as CBT, trauma informed care, strengths based practice and relational therapy to assist my clients with everyday life stress, life transitions, grief, relationship issues, challenging family dynamics, managing chronic illness, and past trauma. I bring a compassion, practicality and integrity in helping you to develop greater skills in coping with your emotions and in creating more satisfying lives and relationships with others. I also strive to help people better understand the patterns that contribute to ongoing suffering, often stemming from earlier life experiences.
(857) 256-5097 View (857) 256-5097
Photo of Colleen Goodreau, MSW, LCSW, Pre-Licensed Professional
Colleen Goodreau
Pre-Licensed Professional, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Boston, MA 02109  (Online Only)
Hi, I'm Colleen! I have been a Social Worker for the last 17 years working with adults, adolescents, children and families. I will bring compassion, reflection and a little humor during our time together.
Hi, I'm Colleen! I have been a Social Worker for the last 17 years working with adults, adolescents, children and families. I will bring compassion, reflection and a little humor during our time together.
(857) 466-1371 View (857) 466-1371
Photo of Stana M Gnatovich, MEd, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Stana M Gnatovich
Marriage & Family Therapist, MEd, LMFT
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02115
I believe that healthy, thriving relationships are not only possible but essential to your well-being. And most important is the relationship you have with your self. Together we will discover new ways of navigating life and engaging with yourself and others that support deep and lively connection. We will focus on building bridges, not walls, restoring trust and inviting curiosity. Particular areas of specialization include mindfulness-based stress reduction for depression, panic, and anxiety; interventions to help navigate grief, loss, and life transitions; and innovative couples counseling for all stages of relationship.
I believe that healthy, thriving relationships are not only possible but essential to your well-being. And most important is the relationship you have with your self. Together we will discover new ways of navigating life and engaging with yourself and others that support deep and lively connection. We will focus on building bridges, not walls, restoring trust and inviting curiosity. Particular areas of specialization include mindfulness-based stress reduction for depression, panic, and anxiety; interventions to help navigate grief, loss, and life transitions; and innovative couples counseling for all stages of relationship.
(617) 250-7438 View (617) 250-7438
Photo of Marielis Miranda, MS, Pre-Licensed Professional
Marielis Miranda
Pre-Licensed Professional, MS
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02114  (Online Only)
You are not alone. Life is full of ups and downs, with many challenges. Each transition can bring stress, anxiety, fear, insecurities, and negative emotions. Together we can embark on YOUR journey of self-discovery, by building daily skills around empathy, self compassion building healthy relationships.
You are not alone. Life is full of ups and downs, with many challenges. Each transition can bring stress, anxiety, fear, insecurities, and negative emotions. Together we can embark on YOUR journey of self-discovery, by building daily skills around empathy, self compassion building healthy relationships.
(888) 454-2439 View (888) 454-2439
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Phoebe Hannon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02199  (Online Only)
Phoebe offers a warm and authentic space to connect, understanding “problems” in the context of societal oppression rather than as individual failures or pathologies. They offer a space where grief, anger and all parts of self are welcome, where you can rewrite old stories that no longer serve you, and envision/create a new future for yourself.
Phoebe offers a warm and authentic space to connect, understanding “problems” in the context of societal oppression rather than as individual failures or pathologies. They offer a space where grief, anger and all parts of self are welcome, where you can rewrite old stories that no longer serve you, and envision/create a new future for yourself.
(508) 571-6853 View (508) 571-6853
Photo of Cassandra Donner, MSW, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Cassandra Donner
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified Verified
Boston, MA 02114
I specialize in trauma and PTSD, eating disorders and body image, & sexual health. My ideal client is anyone who comes to me ready to engage in the real work of therapy. Someone looking for guidance, connection, and relentless support. Someone who wants to change something about their inner experience so they can show up differently for the people in their lives and have a positive ripple effect on the world.
I specialize in trauma and PTSD, eating disorders and body image, & sexual health. My ideal client is anyone who comes to me ready to engage in the real work of therapy. Someone looking for guidance, connection, and relentless support. Someone who wants to change something about their inner experience so they can show up differently for the people in their lives and have a positive ripple effect on the world.
(617) 380-6877 View (617) 380-6877

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Boston, MA

3,000+

Average cost per session

$154

Therapists in Boston, MA who prioritize treating:

93% Anxiety
86% Depression
76% Relationship Issues
74% Self Esteem
69% Stress
68% Trauma and PTSD
68% Coping Skills

Average years in practice

11 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

78% BlueCross and BlueShield
61% Aetna
61% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in Boston, MA see their clients

61% Online Only
39% In Person and Online

Gender breakdown

79% Female
19% Male
2% Non-Binary
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Boston?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.