Dr. Ben Herzig is a psychologist at Kendall Psychological Associates in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He has expertise in depression, anxiety, relationship issues, academic concerns, and men's issues, and offers individual, couple, and family therapy. He also has a special research interest in issues facing American Muslims, and sees many college students from this population.
Dr. Herzig received his PsyD in clinical psychology from Antioch University New England, and his BA from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed his internship at the Westborough and Worcester State Hospitals and completed post-doctoral training in community mental health at Advocates, Inc. in Framingham. Dr. Herzig currently sees patients at Kendall Psychological Associates in Kendall Square, MA, and has a private practice in Weston, MA.
School and workplace performance - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career
Men's issues - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health
Academic concerns - Addressing underperformance in coursework, school avoidance, and procrastination
Issues facing American Muslims - Supporting American Muslims through challenges
College related challenges - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression
Relationships - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating
Cultural adjustment - Transitioning from another country, state, or city; adjusting as an international student or out-of-state student
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
ADD/ADHD - Managing ADHD and its effects on decision making, studies, relationships, and work; helping with organizational challenges
Existential challenges/crises - Questioning purpose, spirituality, existence; finding one’s path and voice, especially when it differs from society's expectations
Family issues - Includes helping parents with their own issues within the context of supporting children; helping young adults navigate family issues
Life transitions - Adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions and direction; mid-life existential, relationship, and career challenges; losing one’s drive or burn out; learning self-care
For clients with BCBS: Clients with Blue Cross Blue Shield plans are responsible only for co-pays and deductibles. Payment is due at the time of your meeting.
For clients with insurance other than BCBS: Our services may still be covered in full or in part by your health insurance or employee-benefit plan. Most PPO and POS plans have "out-of-network" benefits that will cover some percentage of the cost. If you have an HMO from a company other than BCBS, most likely your insurance will not cover our services and you would need to pay directly.
Kendall Psychological Associates, Clinical Psychologist, 2012 - Present
Private Practice, Psychologist, 2015 - Present
Advocates Inc., Post-doctoral training, Clinical Supervisor, 2003 - 2013
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Pre-Doctoral Intern, 2009-2010
Antioch New England Graduate School, PsyD in Clinical Psychology, 2005 - 2011
University of Pennsylvania, BA in Psychology, 2000 - 2003
"I highly recommended Dr. Herzig for depression, anxiety, relationships, and academics."- MIT undergraduate student • January 2016