Dr. Joanna Ravina is a psychologist in private practice in Newton, MA. She specializes in anxiety, depression, and stress management. She frequently works with clients who are navigating academic, career, or relationship challenges. She has worked extensively with adults experiencing new or worsening anxiety, especially since COVID began. Because this is one of her main areas of expertise, Dr. Ravina offers a comprehensive approach that includes concrete techniques known to alleviate anxiety.
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.
Dr. Ravina tailors her approach to each client to ensure that therapy is helpful and targeted to the challenges at hand. Her style is active and engaging and is one that facilitates symptom relief and improved well-being.
Dr. Ravina works with college students and adults of all ages. At this time, she is accepting new clients online.
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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Years of Experience: 26 years
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