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Thomas Stewart, LMFT, LMHC

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About me

Tom Stewart, MS, LMFT, LMHC is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts with four years of non-degree post-graduate training in family therapy theory and practice including two years with Salvador Minuchin, MD a prolific author and founder in the field.  Mr. Stewart is a highly trained therapist having much experience in supportively working with individuals and families that are dealing with a wide array of mental health issues and related challenges in children, adolescents and adults including, but not limited to,  learning disabilities, alcohol and substance abuse, depression, anxiety, ADHD, challenges in parenting and navigating the special education process. Mr. Stewart has qualified as an expert witness and have trained therapists and graduate students in family therapy theory and practice. In recently years I have been focused and committed to supporting families with children who have learning disabilities and/or special needs.  Mr. Stewart has completed the Parent Consultant Training class at the Federation for Children with Special Needs and have been committed to extensive volunteer service. Mr. Stewart is currently serving on the Massachusetts Special Education Advisory Panel and also have served on the Massachusetts IEP Improvement Project.  Mr. Stewart also identified as a stakeholder in the Dyslexia screening legislation having lobbied and supported the soon to be implemented dyslexia screening laws in Massachusetts.  Mr. Stewart has also served as a Special Education Parent Advisory Council Chair, a Board Member at the Children’s Dyslexia Center, Church Moderator, Safe Church Committee member, Church Stewardship Team member, coached youth sports at a variety of levels, and, have been an activist and advocate for people with disabilities for over 37 years. Mr. Stewart has always been supportive of the LGBT community. "I believe the therapeutic process is best when there is a mutually respectful dialogue and relationship. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you", stated Mr. Stewart.  

Professional experience

23yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Hoarding, Immigration Issues, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

License information


MA LMHC 3452


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Thomas Stewart. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Thomas is very understanding and compassionate, sponsors a helpful conversation about what's going on and where to go with current issues. I appreciate the suggestions made in an effort to improve / resolve the current issues that I'm addressing. My gratitude extend to both Thomas and to Better Help.

Written on Apr 26, 2023 after therapy with Thomas for 2 months on issues concerning lgbt, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

Thomas is very understanding and well qualified as a therapist especially for gay men

Written on Mar 24, 2023 after therapy with Thomas for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with

Tom is a wonderful therapist and has a wealth of experience in his field. His approach to care is straightforward and his suggestions and guidance have been invaluable as I try to navigate many changes in my life. I enjoy our therapy sessions immensely and always look forward to meeting with him.

Written on Feb 11, 2023 after therapy with Thomas for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Thomas is wonderful and I highly recommend him.

Written on Feb 06, 2023 after therapy with Thomas for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, and relationship issues

Can’t appreciate my therapist more then anything he is always listening and giving good advise and just makes you feel wanted

Written on Jan 24, 2023 after therapy with Thomas for 1 year and 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, compassion fatigue, and adhd

I've only had a few sessions with Dr. Stewart, but so far he's been incredible. I've had less stellar past experiences with therapy, but he really put me at ease with asking about what I want to achieve with therapy and with giving strong advice to help with it. It really feels like he listens.

Written on Nov 20, 2022 after therapy with Thomas for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd