Eric  Nass

Eric Nass

Psychologist, PhD

Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait for afternoon appointments in Cambridge practice (updated December 03, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Adolescent mental health
  • College & graduate student mental health
  • Life transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Substance abuse

Professional statement

Dr. Eric Nass is a Clinical Psychologist in Cambridge, MA. He specializes in adolescent, college and graduate mental health, life transitions, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. In addition to working with adults across the lifespan, he has extensive experience with adolescents and their families.

Dr. Nass has a warm and active style and meets his clients where they are. He appreciates the value of maintaining trusting and collaborative relationships.  He also takes a collaborative approach and works with other treatment providers when necessary to ensure that his clients’ needs are being addressed. For clients with substance use challenges who need additional supports, Dr. Nass connects them with other treatment resources in the community.

When working with clients with anxiety, Dr. Nass helps them learn about their symptoms, including what their triggers might be.  His goal is to balance helping clients become less anxious while also helping them develop greater self-compassion.

Dr. Nass is open-minded and nonjudgmental. He offers a safe space for clients to discover themselves and live the life they envision. In addition to his private practice, he works at Massachusetts General Hospital. He looks forward to meeting you.


Message to clients

If you're reading my profile you've already made the important decision to look for a therapist. I understand that the process of finding the right person can feel complicated and daunting. I hope that my profile and an initial phone call will help you get a sense of my professional style and understand more about how I practice. I wish you the best in your search for a therapist and welcome the opportunity to speak with you directly.


Specialties

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional dysregulation

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression

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

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 of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $200 (45min)

Therapist's note

Dr. Nass is only in-network with the Partners Healthcare plan through Allways Health Partners. If you have a different Allways Health Partners plan, you may be able to utilize out-of-network benefits for sessions with Dr. Nass.

Dr. Nass can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Cambridge practice

545 Concord Avenue

Suite 20

Cambridge, MA 02138

Hours
  • Mon 12:00pm-7:00pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 2:00pm-7:00pm
  • Thu 3:00pm-7:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 1992 - Present
Massachusetts General Hospital, 2006 - Present

Boston University, PhD, 1991


Languages

  • English

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