Dr. Colleen Casey is a clinical psychologist in Newton, MA with expertise in anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief and loss, and trauma recovery. Dr. Casey particularly enjoys seeing young adults and college students experiencing anxiety from day-to-day life stressors and challenges with perfectionism. She also works with individuals facing relationship or intimacy challenges.
In her private practice, Dr. Casey works with adolescents and adults to resolve conflicts, improve relationships, and build self-esteem. She also has extensive experience with complex trauma; with these clients, she values her ability to form a stable, supportive relationship and provides a safe environment to facilitate the healing process for each individual.
Dr. Casey draws from various theoretical approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and psychoanalytic theory to give clients the concrete skills to face current challenges while also examining root causes. She utilizes a strengths-based approach, keeping the focus on what is working well for a client and their ability to control and improve their present circumstances.
Dr. Casey received her doctoral degree from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Prior to private practice, Dr. Casey worked in a variety of clinical settings including a college counseling center and an outpatient hospital setting, providing her with the depth and breadth of experience to support clients from all walks of life.