Gurpreet  Singh

Gurpreet Singh

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Accepting new clients for morning online therapy appointments (updated May 31, 2020)
Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Assertiveness
  • Communication challenges
  • Relationship concerns
  • Loss and grief
  • Asian-American identity
  • Parent-child cultural conflicts
  • Adolescent identity development
  • Children
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder

Professional statement

Gurpreet Singh is a therapist with expertise in anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, communication issues, parent-child conflicts, and cultural concerns. She received her MSW from Rutgers University and completed a post graduate certificate program at the Yale Child Center. She has over 20 years of experience in the field and has worked in a variety of settings such as Johns Hopkins Hospital and Matheny School and Hospital.

Gurpreet provides therapy for both adolescents and adults. When working with adolescents, college students, parents, or adults, Gurpreet helps to enhance self compassion, balance, and all-around awareness. She will work to help you gain more confidence and joy in relationships, academics, career, and your overall life. Therapeutic techniques are based on individual’s needs.

Gurpreet is open to people of any sexual orientation, religion, ethnic or racial background or gender identity. She creates a safe and productive space for each client to understand the root of their challenges and move in a positive direction.


Message to clients

You may find that you are dwelling in the past or worrying about the future. Whatever your situation, I will work with you to help understand both your conscious and unconscious thought patterns and how your mind works overall, so you can enjoy the present moment, feel more enriched in your daily life, and move in a positive direction.


Specialties

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

Assertiveness - Works with clients to cultivate assertiveness and confidence in their everyday lives

Communication challenges - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships with partners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others

Relationship concerns - Understanding and addressing problems in unsatisfying relationships; exploring communication challenges and patterns of interaction

Loss and grief - Processing the loss of a loved one, any form of grief; processing the emotional aspects of personal illness or the illness of a loved one

Asian-American identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s Asian-American identity

Parent-child cultural conflicts - Works with clients to navigate parent-child cultural challenges

Adolescent identity development - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years especially as they pertain to identity development

Children - Behavioral challenges at school and/or home, depression

Bipolar disorder - Using coping and preventive strategies to stabilize swings between elevated mood or irritability and depressive episodes

Borderline personality disorder - Increasing insight into relational patterns and destructive behaviors; development of coping strategies for uncomfortable emotions or situations; skills for emotional identification and regulation




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • United Healthcare
  • Optum
  • Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $155

Therapist's note

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

Sliding scale: A limited number of reduced fee session slots are available to clients who need a reduced fee to receive therapy.


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Online therapy (MA) practice

Hours

  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Please inquire about hours
  • Sun Please inquire about hours

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2005 - Present

Counseling Collaborative, Clinical Social Worker providing psychiatric evaluations, Lexington, MA, 2010 - 2013

Family First, Clinical Social Worker providing in-home needs assessments for children and families, Freehold, NJ, 2007 - 2009

Center for Psychological Services for Mercer County, Lawrenceville, NJ

Clinical Social Worker, 2003 - 2004

Matheny School and Hospital, Peapack, NJ, Social Worker, 2000-2003

Institute for Personal Growth, Psychotherapist, Highland Park, NJ, 1999-2001

Harborview Adolescent Center, Long Beach, CA, Clinical Social Worker, 1998

Johns Hopkins Hospital Child and Adolescent Day Psychiatric Program, Baltimore, MD, Clinical and Administrative Coordinator, 1996 - 1997

Yale Child Study Center, Post Masters Social Work Fellowship, 1995

Rutgers University, MSW, 1994


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"We’ve only just started therapy, but so far Gurpreet has really taken the time to get to know me and my history. I find her to be very insightful."

- Zencare client • December 2019

"Gurpreet is kind and non-judgmental. I feel comfortable telling her what's on my mind, and she is great at helping me identify and work through issues."

- Zencare client • December 2019

"She called on time and we had an excellent conversation!"

- Zencare client • June 2020