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Brad Schutzer

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
MassachusettsNew Jersey
Anxiety-Depression-Interpersonal relationships-Life transitions-Self-esteem-Work stress-College mental health-

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Professional statement

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.


Message to clients

Starting therapy can sometimes be an intimidating process and I very much understand and appreciate that. I strive to provide a comfortable and safe environment for my clients that allows for progress and growth. Goals in therapy are different for everybody and I focus on meeting my clients where they are and tailor my treatment to help my clients to the best of my ability.


Work and Education

Private Practice
Community Resources for Justice
Strattus Mental Health Clinic

Northeastern University, Master of Science, 2013
James Madison University, BA, 2011

Licensure

Massachusetts: 9605 - New Jersey: 37PC00947100

Languages

English

Specialties

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




Clientele

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

Locations & Hours


Insurance

  • AllWays Health Partners (formerly Neighborhood Health) (in-network in MA, NJ)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (in-network in MA)
  • Boston College Student Health Insurance (UnitedHealthcare) (in-network in MA)
  • Cigna (in-network in MA, NJ)
  • Harvard Pilgrim (in-network in MA, NJ)
  • Tufts Health Plan (Commercial Plans, not via Mass Health or Navigator) (in-network in MA, NJ)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in MA, NJ)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan (in-network in MA, NJ)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (55min)
  • Initial session:$150 (55min)

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
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

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

  • Weekly
  • Every other week

Client testimonials

"I appreciated Brad's transparency, directness, and thoroughness."
- Zencare client January 2021
"Brad asked and answered really good and important questions about what I need and the treatments he provides."
- Zencare client September 2020
"Brad was very quick to respond to my inquiries, and while he was unavailable for the times I preferred, he was very polite and accommodating, and I sensed he truly wished to help me."
- Zencare client November 2022

Book a Free Initial Consultation

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