Doug  DiMartile

Doug DiMartile

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Not accepting new clients in Boston practice (updated November 14, 2019)

Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Transitioning from school to work
  • Personal and professional growth
  • Adoption and foster care
  • Anger management

Professional statement

Doug DiMartile is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in downtown Boston, MA. Doug specializes in working with individuals navigating trauma, anxiety, and depression. He also enjoys helping clients achieve personal and professional growth, as well as supporting emerging adults as they transition from college and graduate school to the working world.

Doug has extensive experience in trauma recovery, having worked with individuals experiencing homelessness, domestic violence, and abuse. He believes in each individual's internal strength and admires the resilience of the human spirit.

In his private practice, Doug conducts sessions in both English and Spanish. His utilizes a holistic bio-socio-psycho-spiritual integrated approach, informed by his training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, existential therapy, mindfulness practices, and psychoanalytical therapy.

Doug works with emerging adults, adults, and seniors. He consistently strives to be on his clients' side as they figure out their own path, and believes that the individual is the catalyst for their own change.

Message to clients

Whether struggling through life transition, feeling uncertainty, experiencing anxiety/worry, or wishing to feel less sadness and more joy, more purpose, more fun! - I offer a safe, supportive and non-judgmental space to find your ground and get back on track.
I consider myself fortunate and privileged to join with individuals on their journey to find healing, happiness, success, order, peace and understanding. With a keen passion for working with individuals, I offer support through a trained holistic lens, where we collaboratively examine life through the biological, social, psychological and spiritual lens'. Together we make meaning, while clients often find healing, strength and shift life experience toward the positive. We also make room to laugh! I hope you will invite me to join your journey.


Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)

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

Transitioning from school to work - Supporting emerging adults as they transition from school to work, find fulfilling careers, manage workplace relations, and make midlife career changes

Personal and professional growth - Building on existing strengths to reach goals in relationships, health, and work or school

Adoption and foster care - Sees clients across the stages of adoption, including pre-adoption and years after adoption; supporting parents going through through the child welfare system or international adoption agencies; working with children who are in foster care or who are preparing to be adopted

Anger management - Managing anger and its impact on personal and work relationships

General expertise

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $220 (50min)
  • Initial session: $240 (60min)

Therapist's note

Doug can provide you with paperwork for reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network sessions.


Boston practice

50 Congress Street


Boston, MA 02109

  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-2:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, Present

St. Francis House, Clinical Leadership & Supervisor, 2010 - 2016

Lesley University, Senior Teaching Fellow, 2012 - 2014

Boston University, MA Certificate in Non-Profit Management & Leadership, 2015

Lesley University, MA in Mental Health Counseling, 2009

University of Oregon, BA, 2000


  • English
  • Spanish

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