Cities both old and new spring up, and if you move to a new one, it can be scary. Luckily, there are counselors in Newton that can help you overcome these fears, and help you live your life.

Newton is an older city, with two major symphony orchestras. The Boston Marathon actually runs through this area. If you’re ready to take on the marathon of life, even with all of the hills that you may have to climb, then a counselor is the way to go, and the way for you to achieve the success and the dreams that you hope to achieve. 

This is Maryann Whalen's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 24

I began my career in the field of addictions in 1996 and haven't looked back since, having worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings for both addictions and dual diagnosis in the state of Massachusetts including Methdone and Suboxone clinics. Along the way I realized the need for further education and training in the areas of trauma and abuse, and am a certified member of the International Association of Trauma Professionals. In addition to this, I have gained a vast amount of knowledge in the areas of depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, parenting issu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! I'm Catherine (she/her), and I'm a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) in Massachusetts. I earned my Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Mount Holyoke College, and my Master's Degree in Social Work from New York University. I have over 14 years of direct clinical experience and have worked in various settings, including a secure residential program for adolescent girls, group homes for adults with major mental illness, and outreach for clients living independently in the community. I absolutely love providing services remotely, through Bett...

This is Anne Hoffman's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,MA,SIFI
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

*I am currently accepting new members for weekday business hours and weekends.* Hi! I want to acknowledge you for making a giant step for investing in your own emotional health and well-being. I know making this step was not easy, and it is also not easy to find a provider among a sea of many similar looking profiles. I appreciate you for taking the time to read my profile and considering a partnership with me. My name is Anne Hoffman, licensed clinical social worker in New York and a licensed independent clinical social worker in Massachusetts. I have wo...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS, LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state of Massachusetts. I have 27 years of experience counseling clients with a variety of challenges including anxiety, depression, ADHD, behavioral problems, family relationship problems and life transitions. I have experience with children, adolescents and adults. My counseling style is empathic, warm and openly accepting. My approach is client centered and cognitive behavioral. I guide and empower my clients to set and accomplish meaningful, obtainable goals for therapy. I believe that everyone is capable...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 18

My name is Lindsay McKinney, and I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor practicing in the state of Massachusetts. I have been working with adolescents, adults, and families for the past eighteen years in a community based mental health setting. My college experience has included Assumption College for both undergraduate and graduate level education, where I obtained a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology. Over the years, I have worked with almost every diagnosis and presenting problem. It is my belief that therapy is truly teamwork between the t...

This is Heather Watson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I believe you deserve to live your best life possible. I am an indepedent social worker licensed in Massachusetts with over 20 years of experience working in human services. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, adoption, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed psychotherapist in Massachusetts with over 25 years of clinical experience. I have worked in multiple settings, including crisis teams, day treatment programs, and hospitals. I have also been providing individual, couples, and group psychotherapy throughout this period. I adjust my clinical style based on the needs of the client. I am comfortable providing feedback and strategies if necessary, particularly if you are most interested in a problem-solving approach. I am comfortable in spiritual and existential modalities. I have extensive tra...

This is Jessica Gerson's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Reaching out for support is an act of courage, and I honor you for taking the first step toward lasting change! You're here because you're going through something, and whatever that is, I'm here to help. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Louisiana and Massachusetts (in MA my license is "LICSW") with ten years of experience working as a psychotherapist for children, adolescents, and adults. I have helped clients and families through issues including anxiety and depression, parenting challenging children, career difficulties, issues related to ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello, I am a licensed clinical social worker LICSW in Massachusetts with 16 years of experience in mental health. I have worked with individuals with acute mental health symptoms as well as those with more chronic conditions. Here are a few things about me: 1) I believe that everyone has the potential for growth and change, no matter what you have been through, including trauma, invalidating childhood or adult environments, difficult relationships, and mental health symptoms. Everyone deserves a chance to heal and to be treated with respect. 2) I value your au...

This is Dr. Tracy Turner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 26

Hello! Congratulations on taking the first step to a healthier you. My name is Tracy Turner and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the state of Massachusetts. I have over 20 years of experience working with individuals of all ages who have experienced a significant life change, depression, anxiety, family conflict, and trauma/abuse. My therapeutic approach is client-centered; you are the expert on your life experiences. I believe in building relationships and treating people with respect and dignity in a safe, judgment-free environment....

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Eating disorders, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Molly is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker whose primary focus is working with you in a safe, supportive and non-judgmental partnership to help you feel better about yourself and your life. Molly will thoughtfully listen and explore your concerns and assist in problem solving, effective coping skills, stress management techniques, mood enhancement, personal growth and healing. Molly works with both adults and adolescents and will integrate different modalities of therapy which include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Dialectical ...

This is Ana Bulnes's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW, LICSW,LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 21

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in the the states of Vermont, Massachusetts, Texas and Florida with over 21 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with clients to address numerous issues, including anxiety, depression, autism, life coaching, stress management, relationship issues, family conflict, parenting challenges, as well as coping with the life challenges we can all experience at one time or another. I have also worked extensively with individuals coping with multiple chronic health issues. My counseling style is war...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello, I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts committed to helping adults of any age to live their best life. We all know that life is full of challenges, especially during a pandemic. Now more than ever people are reaching out for extra support to learn ways to manage life better for not only themselves but also for the people they share their life with. I have over 15 years of experience working as an individual and family therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,ATR-P,MS, NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Only a phone call away! Let’s connect about what is really going on. I hope you make the choice to seek counseling- the benefits can be life changing! Art therapy, specifically, can be life-saving! I guarantee to meet you exactly where you are in your life’s journey. We can focus on your present experiences, past moments or future aspirations. I have professional experience as an in-home therapist, substance use clinician and caseworker. I have experience working with clients via telehealth. I look forward to hearing about the counseling techniques that may hav...

This is Dr. Joanne Hadlock's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Licensed Psychologist,Ed.D.
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

ABOUT ME Hello, I am Dr. Joanne Hadlock. I am a Psychologist with over 35 years experience treating, adolescence, adults and the aging population. I have also done Corporate counseling relating to job transition. I have worked with individuals, couples and families in clinical university settings and Private Practice. I am trained in coaching, career counseling, CBT, Emotional Freedom techniques, Stress and anxiety management, hypnotherapy, gestalt therapy and mindfulness. The experience of a long career as a therapist has resulted in a broad theoretical treatm...

This is Dr. Mary Barlow's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD,LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 3

Hi! Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I am a licensed clinical social worker. My personal mission is to help others find their path to happiness and define what happiness looks like for them; everyone is different. I followed my passion for supporting others by pursuing a BS in Psychology at the University of Houston and an MSW at Walden University. I also hold a Ph.D. in Human and Social Services. I have worked in several clinical settings in nonprofits. I have experience in counseling couples, individuals (adults and young adults), and facilita...

This is Maria Foglia's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 7

I am a licensed independent clinical social worker out of Boston, MA. I have worked in the field for 10 years and focused on therapy for the last 7 years. My experience has been around individuals with complex trauma needs including depression, anxiety and attachment issues. My hope is to collaborate with you in order to identify goals and areas that you would like support in your life. In my practice I use cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and other evidence-based techniques to assist in self-reflection and building coping skills. I aim to create a sa...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Massachusetts with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Massachusetts with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & trauma and abuse. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Ann (Ashley) Casey's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Newton, Massachusetts (Newton, MA)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 7

I would love to share a little bit about myself. Thank you for reading. I am a licensed psychotherapist in Massachusetts with 7 years of professional work experience. I have vast experience on assisting people with anxiety, ADHD, parenting, self-esteem, motivation, and grief. My approach to therapy combines cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic therapies, including uncovering destructive patterns, learning new skills, and implementing them into daily life. Together, we will come up with a treatment plan that fits your goals and priorities. I look forward to wo...

Having a hard time selecting a mental health professional in Newton? (How we can help)

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating, but there are simple ways to narrow down your search for the Newton area; especially when you're having a hard time trying to find therapists accepting new clients.
 
First, research what type of therapy you’d like to pursue BEFORE trying to find a therapist or psychologist. Maybe that’s psychodynamic, cognitive behavior therapy, group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couple’s therapy; just search 'therapist near me in Newton' and find the one that is right for your needs. Next consider whether the gender of your therapist matters, the types of therapy they're most experienced with, and then finally choose a therapist located near you in the city of Newton, or elsewhere in the Middlesex county or state of Massachusetts.
 
Mental health professionals that have a private practice or provide therapy services for professional counseling can help improve healthy relationships and communication skills whether that be working through life's obstacles and life issues in couples counseling, changing negative thinking patterns, or just providing a listening ear. Verified Newton therapists can provide licensed marriage counseling, compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs (such as discussing healing, children, or other adults), and will help create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor. Verified Newton counselors help adults with healing (from physical ailments such as chronic pain, as well as mental illness).


What is the cost difference between conventional therapy and working with one of our listed therapists above?

The United States has many therapists who are comfortable charging $200 or more per session, and in some instances you might find that the average price of a therapy session in Newton, MA ranges from $85-$150.
 
Some therapists in the state of Massachusetts will work on a sliding scale, meaning they’ll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With our therapists serving both the city of Newton and elsewhere throughout the state of Massachusetts, you can expect significantly more affordable options with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every 4 weeks).


Did you know our therapists are not limited to in-person visits?

Online therapists, including all those listed above (all of which are in the United States) able to work with people like you in or around Newton offer creative forms of communication to help people like you receive the best type of treatment for your needs.
 
Whether that’s via in-app messaging with your therapist, video sessions where you see you one another and talk about your problems, live chat or phone sessions, you and your therapist will find the best way to address your mental health challenges in online therapy. You can work through various symptoms, disorders or condition, and even get a diagnosis from the comfort of your own home. 
 
So if you're dealing with things like relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy, you want to work with one of our experienced cognitive behavioral therapists (specializing in behavioral health), assistance with eating disorders, or support with other common mental health issues (like work stress management, anxiety, depression, grief, etc)... take a look at our available therapists above and find a individual or marriage and family therapist that is right for you.
 
Counseling services, wellness services, online therapy, relationship counseling, and individual counseling through a licensed therapist can help treat postpartum depression, feeling lost or feeling stuck, difficult relationships, and helping people live their best lives. If you're looking for a therapist, Newton has many professionals who provide client centered individual counseling both in person and through online therapy. Gain more insight into in your life than you would through an eclectic approach or motivational interviewing. In Newton, therapy is easily accessible and just a click away. A clinical psychologist, licensed psychologist, or board approved supervisor can help you develop new coping strategies through modern therapy, therapeutic services, and a holistic approach.


How to know if therapy is right for you?

One of the rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is that they are listening to your feelings. Our friends and loved ones often hear us, but they may have a hard time providing objective guidance in the way a therapist can; which can be extremely valuable due to the fact that many therapists have experience helping others through similar difficult times.

A therapist wants to support you toward a healthier emotional state, no matter what you're dealing with (including behavioral health concerns, grief, anxiety, depression or stress). While helping to develop healthier emotions, another benefit of therapy is you have a safe space to discuss problems that you may be hesitant to talk about with people who you see everyday.

Many people have sensitive topics to discuss; possibly an addiction or an issue with their relationship that they’re ashamed to speak about with their friends and/or partner. A Newton therapist can help you confront these kinds of issues and find ways to face them and heal.

With more than 89045 people in the city of Newton, MA finding a therapist can be both costly and hard to do. Our goal with the list of therapists shown above is to get you the support you need. If you’re looking for a nearby therapist close to 02465 or the surrounding zip codes (shown below), take a look at other available therapists through nearby cities listed at the bottom of this page.

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Take some time to learn more about our therapists and counselors to clearly understand our services. If you have questions for us, please reach us on our contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

Emergency Situations:

If you are experiencing a crisis or any other person may be exposed to danger due to an issue that is an emergency - don't use this site's online services. Verified Newton therapists can help women, children, and young adults, as well as anyone experiencing a crisis or emergency.

If you need Domestic Violence support, please contact The National Domestic Hotline at 1-800-799-7233

If you need Substance Abuse support, please contact the Substance Abuse and MH Services Administration at 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

If you need Sexual Abuse support, please contact the Rape, Abuse, Incest National Network at 1-800-656-4673

Call the 24 hour National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 which can provide you with immediate help for an emergency call or visit the nearest emergency room.

Other zip codes that the counselors near or around Newton, Massachusetts can serve:

02456, 02458, 02459, 02460, 02461, 02462, 02464, 02465, 02466, 02467, 02468, 02495

Some other commonly asked questions can be found below:

How do I know I should get a therapist?
 
Modern therapy and psychotherapy have many benefits, regardless of the resources you may or may not have, or a service you have received in the past. The connection between brain, body and behavior is what effects everything in your life and therapy can help you see results in improving your attention and reaction to a specific thing. Whether it be someone wanting to learn more about their own mind and patterns, or specific situations in terms of well-being and friend struggles, searching for a 'therapist near me' or a 'therapist near Newton' can help you find a counselor near you or the closest locator to any counselors and psychiatrists. 
 
How much does a therapist cost?
 
Therapist prices differ, and one good way to learn more is by looking up "therapists around me" or "Newton's therapists" to learn about prices in your city or state, and who takes health insurance. You can also specify for a male or female counselor, or anything specific you're looking for in regards to money and therapy options and what might be an eco-friendly option.
 
How do I see a therapist for the first time?
 
One great way to prep for your first therapy session is by reading a lot of information on therapy-- articles by an author or experts on therapy can help you study some tips or a specific example of what to pay attention to in your first appointment. In fact, one great example of a case of someone with a great level of expertise who has written about therapy is the book Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb. Learning about the tools to tackle life challenges and the importance of putting in the effort in therapy sessions will help you make the most of the opportunity and potential self-discovery journey.
 
Should I go to therapy if I feel fine?
 
While you may look fine on the outside or through your instagram, that doesn't always mean we feel fine 100% of the time. A therapist can help you gain power over your life and emotions and be a helping hand and trusted source while you navigate day-to-day experiences and small growth opportunities. Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies can help you improve your self-esteem, work through values and relationships (such as with your parents), and overall gain a better sense of the world and how you see it. The success you may find through therapy is dependent on your process, if you are in-office or out-of-office, as well as who your provider is, what medication you are on, what fear you have, etc.
 
People also go to therapy for very specific things such as bullying, getting diagnosed with autism, wanting to learn mindfulness, having a specific nature or "spirit" they want to nurture and work on, trouble with office workers, phobia of doctors, and any other principles they are interesting in working through.
 
Is crying in therapy a breakthrough?
 
While for some crying in therapy might not be the normal, for others who perhaps experience mood disorders or even schizophrenia, crying could be a natural occurrence in each session. The groups you are in, the adolescents memories and experiences you've had, and the education you've received can all play a role into your emotions and emotional state throughout therapy.
 
Are therapists worth it?
 
We are all on a different path with our life, as each human is unique in the advice they want (or don't want) in areas of their life. Therapists, however, have the ability to help you find your potential through re-training your mind through methods such as CBT, or you can see a SEP (Somatic Experiencing Professional). For example, a number of patients who are battling sleep insomnia, difficulty with medications, troublesome behaviors, or overuse of drugs or alcohol have found help for their disorder through online therapy and telehealth. Many studies outline the risk in addition to the reward of seeing providers and specialists virtually, and overall the reviews show that the availability and areas of expertise from online therapists make it feel like they are on your team, and are a positive addition to your life.
 
Do therapists judge you?
 
The separation and boundaries between you and a therapist make it so that therapists are never there to judge you-- they are there to help you work through coping mechanisms, self-understanding, various stresses, and how your beliefs might impact your decisions and lifestyle. 
 
How much does a therapist cost near Newton, Massachusetts?
 
Each therapist might differ per state, but BetterHelp offers therapy throughout the US in many cities- including, but not limited to: New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Baltimore, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Washington, DC, Tampa, League City, Seattle, Detroit, Orlando, Atlanta, and even University of Houston. You can also search states by their state code (such as MD or AZ) to find more on specific cities in the state. Having access to clinical psychology over zoom can open doors to another modality, such as in-app messaging. The scale of price and plan may differ with each area code, but BetterHelp's main belief is that therapy should be accessible wherever, whenever.
 
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