Jocelyn Welch is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with offices in North Kingstown and Providence, RI; Jocelyn also sees clients across Rhode Island and Massachusetts for remote appointments. She specializes in depression, anxiety disorders, life transitions, international relocation, perinatal mental health, college mental health, grief, and loss.
Jocelyn takes an eclectic approach and utilizes both insight-oriented and goal-oriented modalities, depending on a client’s needs and goals. She develops an individualized plan using evidence-based psychotherapy treatments in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), and mindfulness practices.
With over two decades of experience, Jocelyn has supported clients with a wide variety of challenges. She cares deeply for her clients and is there to support them however she can. While living overseas, she became a healthcare professional with an international group composed of women who found themselves away from their home country when pregnant.
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
Career issues - Support around personal and professional growth; clarifying goals and steps to building a fulfilling career and meaningful work-life balance
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating
Stress - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others
Undergraduate and graduate student mental health - Navigating the transition to college or graduate school; coping with workload and school-related expectations and stress; dealing with perfectionism; finding supportive spaces and campus resources; developing a balance between academic work, extra-curricular activities, social life, and time for oneself
Self confidence and self esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect
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)
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Private Practice, 1995 - Present
Bellies Abroad, 2016 - Present
Temple University of Rome, Italy, 2016 - 2017
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Health Care Associates, 1995 - 1998
Human Resource Institute, Brookline, MA, 1991 - 1995
Boston University School of Social Work, MSW, 1993