Dr. Colleen Casey is a clinical psychologist in Boston, 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.
Intimacy challenges - Difficulty building and maintaining close interpersonal relationships, avoiding feelings of vulnerability within one's close relationships
Relationship issues - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; contemplation of separation; breakups, friendships, dating
Perfectionism - Striving for flawlessness, setting unrealistic performance expectations
Self-esteem - Cultivate stronger sense of self; increase assertiveness, confidence, and self-compassion
College mental health - Navigating the transition into college and stressors of academics, personal relationships, and self-development
Life transitions - Adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions and direction; mid-life existential, relationship, and career challenges
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
Grief and loss - Processing the loss of a loved one, any form of grief
Colleen Casey is not in-network with any insurances.
Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.
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:
Private Practice, 2012 - Present
Mass General for Children at North Shore Children's Hospital, Neurodevelopmental Center, Outpatient Mental Health, 2011 - 2012
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, PsyD, 2011
Suffolk University, MA/MS Mental Health Counseling, 2005
University of Connecticut, BA in Psychology, 2002