Erick  Medina

Erick Medina

Psychologist, PsyD

Accepting new clients for morning, afternoon, evening, & daytime appointments in Wellesley practice (updated November 14, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Couples counseling
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Neuropsychological assessment

Professional statement

Dr. Erick Medina is a bilingual (English/Spanish) Psychologist in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Dr. Medina is passionate about working with young adults who feel stuck in relationships and/or jobs that do not serve them. He is also experienced in working with young people whose symptoms present as anxiety or, depression but stem from underlying learning disabilities, particularly if their struggles might be ameliorated with neuropsychological testing and a learning disability diagnosis. These neuropsychological tests include evaluations for IQ and ADHD.

Dr. Medina also specializes in personality disorders, incorporating his extensive experience conducting research on borderline personality disorder into clinical treatment. He is especially experienced in working with individuals with personality disorders who are navigating relationship challenges. Dr. Medina is trained psychoanalytically and integrates elements of both Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) into his work with clients.

Dr Medina earned his PsyD from Rutgers University. He completed a research fellowship at McLean Hospital and a clinical fellowship at Beth Israel-Deaconness Medical Center. Outside of his private practice, he works as an adjunct professor of psychology.


Message to clients

“Life throws a lot of challenges at us. Having a private space, where you’re not judged but respected, to share your concerns with a professional and work toward solutions can make a difference.”


Specialties

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

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

Neuropsychological assessment - Assess the extent of neuropsychological capabilities


General expertise


Insurance

Erick Medina is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $200 (50)
  • Sliding scale: $20 - $200
  • Initial session: $200 (50)

Therapist's note

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


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Wellesley practice

14 Leewood Road

Wellesley, MA 02482

Hours
  • Mon 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Tue 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 10:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2000 - Present
McLean Hospital, 1998 - 1999
Beth Israel Deaconess, 1999 - 2001


Languages

  • English
  • Spanish