Brighter Life Therapy

Brighter Life Therapy

Compassionate, Comprehensive, and Convenient. Immediate Openings Available
Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Massachusetts Accepting Online

We have several clinicians with current openings, who see a multitude of specialties.

Updated January 29, 2024

Brighter Life Therapy is a therapy practice located in Cambridge, MA. Brighter Life Therapy supports teenagers, young adults, and adults in both individual and couples sessions. Many of the clients at Brighter Life Therapy seek therapy because they feel overwhelmed but are too exhausted to make changes in their lives. They feel motivated to break unhealthy habits but aren’t sure where to start. Their mental health impacts their physical health, leading to headaches or insomnia. This can be from mental health conditions depression or anxiety, or intense feelings of frustration, anger, or sadness.

The therapists at Brighter Life Therapy help individuals and couples find a pathway forward. They tailor their treatment plans so they address individualized needs, meaning sessions are flexible and led by the client. Therapy at Brighter Life Therapy takes a holistic approach, which means that sessions address healing in the mind, body, and spirit. Therapists offer evidence-based therapy modalities such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). They’ll also incorporate mindfulness practices so clients learn how to ground themselves and grow their self-awareness.

At Brighter Life Therapy, clients benefit from the many years of experience held by each one of the therapists. Therapists are dedicated to helping their clients improve towards their goals, and they bring a warm sense of empathy into each conversation.


What services does your practice offer?

Brighter Life Therapy is is a full-service therapy group practice in Arlington, MA. We offer individual and group services.

We offer two groups, ran by Dr. Julian Pino; Anger Management, and General Support Group.

What are your practice's specialties?

The therapists at Brighter Life Therapy specialize in a wide array of areas including anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, sports performance, and many more needs.

Why should I choose your practice?

Brighter Life Therapy is unique in that we have availability for both telehealth and in person sessions with providers ranging from LMHC to PsyD. We believe therapy should be comprehensive, compassionate, and convenient.

How does payment work at your practice?

At Brighter Life Therapy We are in network with Aetna, and Blue Cross Blue Shield insurances.

If you do not have one of these insurances, we do offer private pay. Our intake rate is $225.00, and all regular sessions following vary from $160.00. - $200.00 depending on the provider and the service offered. We do offer monthly Superbills for private pay clients to use to submit to their insurance companies if they have this coverage (they can check into this with their insurance carrier) for partial reimbursement.


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)
  • Loveland Therapy Fund Clients


  • Aetna
  • Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO
  • Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $210 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $165 - $210
  • Initial session: $250 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $225 (60min)
  • Group sessions: $55 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
  • Direct billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

We accept Aetna and BCBS insurances, and self pay options.

We offer assistance with private pay options for Veterans.


Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
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  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Head of Practice's Licensure

Massachusetts: 10867