Joy Gallon, Therapist in Lexington, Massachusetts — Zencare
Joy  Gallon

Joy Gallon

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW Master of Social Work, MSW
Massachusetts Accepting Online
Lexington Not Accepting In-person
Updated June 15, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Loss, grief, and bereavement
  • Life transitions
  • Addiction

Professional statement

Joy Gallon is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the State of Massachusetts who has over thirteen years of experience partnering with adults and couples seeking help with depression, anxiety, addictions, serious and chronic mental health concerns, life transitions, concerns related to aging, and relationship issues. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of Wisconsin, a Master of Arts in Business Communications from Emerson College, a Master of Social Work from Boston University, and a post-graduate CBT Certificate from Boston University.

Joy uses collaborative, strength-based, cognitive behavioral, motivational interviewing, harm reduction, solution-focused and mindfulness-based approaches in order to help individuals and couples to make significant progress toward their personal life goals. 

Joy looks forward to working with you to address your mental health concerns, reduce and/or cease your use of addictive substances and to provide support as you grow, change and thrive!


Specialties

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

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

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

Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan or PHCS
  • Tufts Health Plan (Commercial Plans, not via Mass Health or Navigator)
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $149 (60min)

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
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Lexington practice
1666 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor Suite #10, Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Please inquire about hours
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
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Licensure

Massachusetts: 116420


Languages

English