Dr. Joanna Ravina is a psychologist in private practice with offices in Brookline and Newton, MA. She specializes in anxiety, depression, and stress management and enjoys working with college students through transitionary times as they navigate academic, relationship, and career challenges. Dr. Ravina also supports adults experiencing depression and anxiety by offering concrete techniques and a deeper understanding of self.
One of Dr. Ravina's approaches is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, in which she helps clients build practical skills to recognize and shift negative thought patterns and behaviors. She also draws from psychodynamic approaches, particularly those that focus on relationships. She takes a client-centered approach to therapy and tailors each session to the client’s needs.
Dr. Ravina works with adolescents and adults of all ages, including parents and families. Her practice facilitates open and engaging conversation toward productive change and well-being.
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
Insomnia - Sleep hygiene; sleep issues related to anxiety and life transitions
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
Relationship issues - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating
Stress management - Coping with stress of life and change, expectations of self and other
Joanna Ravina is not in-network with any insurances.
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Private Practice, 2014 - Present
Boston Institute for Psychotherapy, 2012 - 2014
Private Practice in Ardmore, PA, 2000 - 2002
MacArthur Foundation, Fellow, 1996 - 2000
Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 1995 - 1996
Columbia University, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Research Assistant, 1989 - 1991
Temple University, PhD, 1997
Columbia University, BA, 1989
"Dr. Ravina responded right away and has been extremely helpful with my daughter's anxiety and depression!"- Zencare client • November 2019