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Coco Wellington

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Life coaching-Adjustment difficulties & disorders- Anxiety -Peak performance-Alcohol use disorder & addiction- Existential crisis & challenges-

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Professional statement

Coco Wellington is a Licensed Mental Health Clinician living and working in Scituate, MA. Coco enjoys working with individuals 18 and older manage anxiety, depression, life transitions, performance psychology, substance use challenges and recovery. Thru the integration CBT, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and the development of DBT skills clients have found great success in their careers, academically and in relationships. Coco helps clients manage life transitions

Coco's approach is to meet clients where they are. Thru evidence based practices she helps clients understand the how intertwined thoughts and feelings are and how to manage uncomfortable emotions She and her clients work together to manage the process of change thru learning mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness and emotional regulation skills.

Therapy and life coaching sessions with Coco integrates both insight-oriented and skills-based approaches toward gaining a new awareness into clients emotional and relationship patterns. At the same time, she focuses on practical strategies, involving relaxation and mindfulness practices

Coco was trained and worked at The Massachusetts Mental Health Center ( Harvard teaching hospital) and worked at Cambridge Hospital as a team leader/lead clinician in the area of Co Occurring disorders/ Dual Diagnosis. She then was site supervisor of a community mental health center and Clinical Director of Penikese Island a co occurring program or young men.

Coco was also trained as a Life Coach by Mentor Coach, Training Therapists to be Coaches

Message to clients

Hello, My name is Coco Wellington and I’m a licensed Mental Health Clinician. I treat clients 18 and older. I attended Lesley University and have been a practicing young adult and adult therapist for 30 years. I am also a life coach and a sports psychology consultant. I have been intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and believe everyone can benefit from learning Mindfulness, emotional regulation, interpersonal effectiveness, and distress tolerance skills. I also specialize in performance psychology, anxiety, depression and people coping with life challenges and transitions. I work clients to help them achieve their potential and possibility

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 34 years

Private Practice, Self
Penikese Island, Clinical Director
Advocates, Site Supervisor
Cambridge Health Alliance, Team Leader/Lead Therapist
Vin Fen @ Mass Mental Health Center, Therapist, Certificate, 2006
Marsha Linehan PhD, Intensive Dialectical Behavioral Training , 2001
Institute For Existential Therapy, The Institute for Existential- Psychoanalytic Therapy Advanced Study , 2000
Institute for Existential Therapy, The Institute for Existential- Psychoanalytic Therapy, 1992
Boston University School of Social Work, Post Grad Study in Alcoholism and Drug abuse Advanced Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment , 1991
Lesley University, Masters in Clinical Mental Health, 1990


Massachusetts: 1245




Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals

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

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

Peak performance - Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals

Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.

Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours

Text me or email me and we will find a time to connect


Coco Wellington is not in-network with any insurances.

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Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (50min)
  • Initial session:$150 (50min)
  • Couples sessions:$150 (50min)

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
  • Check
  • Venmo
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

I also accept Apple Pay

Client testimonials

"It was nice to talk with her and she was very helpful in setting up appointments."
- Zencare client February 2023

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