Jon  Cunha

Jon Cunha

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait for afternoon, evening, & weekend appointments in Lexington practice (updated November 19, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Peak performance
  • Athletics
  • ADHD
  • Executive functioning coaching
  • Mindfulness
  • School issues
  • Anxiety

Professional statement

Jon Cunha is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Lexington, MA who works with kids eight and up, teens, and adults across the lifespan. As a lifelong runner, he has a passion for working with athletes. He also specializes in anxiety, depression, adjustment challenges, sports performance, purpose setting, goal setting, and visualization.

Jon takes an eclectic approach that includes elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Psychoanalysis, and Family Systems. He also has expertise in mindfulness-based stress reduction and mindfulness practices. He helps his clients incorporate meditation and breath work into their daily routines. Jon meets his clients where they feel comfortable. He frequently encourages his clients to journal and helps them interrupt cycles of negative thoughts.

Jon offers a safe, nonjudgmental place for clients to reflect and grow. He is passionate about helping individuals get to the next level and experience life to the fullest. He looks forward to meeting you.


Message to clients

We believe that every person deserves the right to feel fulfilled, purposeful, and happy. We want to make sure you are heard, and validated. It is our belief and mission to uncover your true potential and lead a life worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve past, present, and future challenges in your life.
Often times our lives are so busy we forget to take care of ourselves. Therapy can be an opportunity for self-discovery, self-care, growth and change. We offer a safe environment to listen, reflect, and create both short and long term goals to help cope, and find balance in your life.


Specialties

Peak performance - Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals

Athletics - Navigating mental roadblocks to physical goals; optimizing personal and team performances

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Executive functioning coaching - Guiding individuals to develop important skills to manage time, think before acting, and manage oneself

Mindfulness - Bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment

School issues - Adjusting to college; managing developmental and emotional challenges in school; balancing schoolwork and personal life

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)


General expertise


Insurance

Jon Cunha is not in-network with any insurances.

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


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $150
  • Couples sessions: $250 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $250 (50min)

Therapist's note

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


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Lexington practice

35 Bedford Street

#6

Lexington, MA 02420

Hours
  • Mon 2:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 2:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wed 2:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 2:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri 2:00pm-8:00pm
  • Sat 8:00am-2:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, Therapist, 2017 - Present

Bridge Elementary School, 2015 - 2019

Lesley University, LMHC, 2010 - 2013

Wheaton College, BA, 2009


Languages

  • English

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