Brad Schutzer is a counselor in Quincy, MA with expertise in working with both children and adults on topics such as anxiety, depression, and stressors related to school and work. With nearly a decade of clinical experience working with clients of various backgrounds, Brad is dedicated to helping clients develop actionable strategies to overcome their challenges. He uses evidence-based therapies such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to empower clients to remove negative thinking and focus on important values and goals. He also incorporates play therapy in his work with children.
Brad sees children as young as 6 years old for topics such as emotional development, school avoidance, interpersonal issues, oppositional behaviors, and educational stress. Among adolescents and teenagers, he sees a lot of self-esteem issues and challenges during the transition into adulthood. With adults, Brad works with clients on managing family stress, occupational issues, and relationship problems.
Prior to opening his private practice, Brad worked at Community Resources for Justice and Strattus Mental Health Clinic. His goal is to create a safe space for clients feel comfortable and supported to realize growth and progress.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing through hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Interpersonal relationships - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships with partners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses
College mental health - Support navigating school-related expectations and stress; addressing difficulties in making life decisions
Brad Schutzer is accepting clients using listed insurances, paying listed fees, or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
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Private Practice, 2017 - Present
Community Resources for Justice, 2015 - 2017
Strattus Mental Health Clinic, 2013 - 2015
Northeastern University, Master of Science, 2013
James Madison University, BA, 2011