Joanna  Barrett
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Joanna Barrett

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Registered Yoga Teacher, RYT Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Massachusetts Accepting Online

I have new availability for additional clients - daytime and weekends. Please inquire about scheduling, and if any discounted rates are available.

Updated February 11, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Stress management
  • Trauma

Professional statement

Therapy in Massachusetts for people struggling with:

Women's Health (Empowerment, Motherhood, Work/Life Balance and Self-Care);

Life Transitions (Stress, Adjustment, Grief/Loss);

Relationships (Communication, Spirituality, Self-Esteem/Body Image);

Emotional Health (Anxiety, Depression, Trauma/PTSD).

I support curious, introspective individuals in exploring their inner and outer worlds to cultivate a profound sense of peace, enjoyment, and authenticity across all facets of their lives. If you find yourself pulled in many directions, and struggle with the challenge of balancing life's responsibilities and your own needs, please reach out to me! I’m here to be a guide as you embrace the adventure of discovering your true self, navigating life’s challenges with greater ease, and making lasting changes to improve your life. I'm honored to walk beside you every step of the way.

I invite you to contact me for a free 20-minute consultation call. Please visit my website to start your journey to wholeness and wellness today! I look forward to hearing from you!


Message to clients

Need a helping hand on your life’s journey? Sure, we all do at times. We need support, understanding, and guidance – on and off – in our lives. There’s no shame in that!

Together, let's create a space where you feel heard, supported, and on the path to wholeness and wellness. We’ll team up to make those long-term positive changes to your life. Your path to a better you starts here, and I can't wait to get started on this journey with you!

Maybe you’ve tried therapy before, maybe this is your first time. Maybe you are totally ready to address the problems in your life and make changes, or maybe you’re hesitant and don’t know what to do or who to turn to. Maybe you want to do the deep, inner, exploratory work to get to the root of your issues, or maybe you’d rather stay more surface-level and see what unfolds in time.

Wherever you are on your path, it’s all welcome here! No judgment, no shame. Right now, you're exactly where you need to be. And hey, we can also make some positive changes in our work together.

If you desire a life that's calm, peaceful, and easy, I'm here to be a guide and support you through the challenges you're currently facing. Let’s work through it – together. I'm here to be your “partner in therapeutic crime.”


Specialties

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.

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

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

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Joanna Barrett is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $225 (55min)
  • Sliding scale: $200 - $225
  • Initial session: $250 (55min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

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:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
Therapist's note

I'm an Out-of-Network (OON) provider and provide monthly Superbills for you to submit to your insurance company. If your insurance covers Out-Of-Network providers, they may reimburse you for part of my fee. Need a list of questions about OON benefits to ask your insurance company? Fill out the New Client Inquiry Form on my website, and I’ll send you the questions to ask your insurance company. You can then circle back around with me to discuss! Need a discounted rate? Just ask!


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-6:00pm
  • Sat 8:00am-12:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 7 years

Joanna Barrett Therapy & Wellness, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 2012 - Present
Inspired DBT, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 2020 - 2022
DCS Mental Health, Mental Health Counselor, 2018 - 2020
South Bay Community Services, Trauma Counselor, 2016 - 2018

BehavioralTech, DBT Skills & DBT Foundations, 2022
Lesley University, Masters of Arts, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2017
Soulful Yoga Therapy, Yoga Therapy , 2013


Licensure

Massachusetts: 11820-MH-CC


Languages

English


Therapy Groups

Joanna  Barrett
Therapeutic Yoga for Stress & Anxiety

For adults struggling with stress and anxiety, learn how to use yoga as a tool for relief! All levels and abilities are welcome.


Publications