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Joseph Gallego(He/Him/His)

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Adult, Adolescent, Child Psychiatrist, MD
New YorkMassachusetts
ADHD-Adolescent mental health-Autism spectrum disorder-College & graduate student mental health- LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics- Trauma-

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Professional statement

Dr. Joseph Gallego is a psychiatrist located in Boston, MA. He specializes in working with teenagers, young adults, and adults who struggle with their mental health as they go through college, early careers, relationship challenges, and existential crises. Many of the clients that Dr. Gallego works with feel that their mental health interrupts their everyday routines, including their ability to maintain a healthy relationship with friends, family, or partners. Others feel that they face challenges with their identity, whether their identity is changing or because of other people’s reactions to their identities, including their sexual or gender identity. Dr. Gallego also helps those who ADHD or neurodiversity requires additional support at school or at work. 

 

Dr. Gallego is an empathetic and flexible therapist who offers psychodynamic therapy as well as cognitive-behavioral therapy approaches. Clients reflect on their past experiences to understand their current challenges and learn more about how their thought patterns might lead to negative emotions or harmful behaviors. When appropriate, Dr. Gallego prescribes medications to help with mental health symptoms, helping clients find the right dosage that suits their needs. 

 

Dr. Gallego earned an MD from the Mayo Clinic. He completed his psychiatry residency training at Yale University, followed up fellowships in child and adolescent psychiatry and transgender psychiatry. He is passionate about working with the LGBTQIA+ community and has focused his research and teaching around this topic to improve the accessibility of affirming mental health services for all. 


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 8 years

Self, Psychiatrist
Metropolitan Center for Mental Health, Psychiatrist
Silver Hill Hospital, Psychiatrist

Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, 2022
Yale University, Adult Psychiatry Residency, 2020
Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine, Transgender Psychiatry Fellowship, 2020
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, MD, 2016

Licensure

Massachusetts: 291328 - New York: 298743

Languages

English, Spanish

Specialties

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Autism spectrum disorder - Support understanding the diagnosis and related challenges and strengths; skill-building in areas of daily routine, transitions, coping with overwhelming sensory experiences, social skills, and emotion identification and regulation

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.

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

Joseph Gallego is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$450 (45min)