Karen  Stufflebeam

Karen Stufflebeam

Psychologist, PsyD
Accepting new clients for morning, daytime, & evening online therapy appointments (updated May 1, 2020)
Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Relationships
  • Stress management
  • Life transitions

Professional statement

Dr. Karen Stufflebeam is a Clinical Psychologist with offices in Cambridge, MA and Arlington, MA. She specializes in working with adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, and personality disorders. Her goal-oriented treatment approach helps clients work towards symptom relief, improved relationships, and a wider variety of coping skills.

Dr. Karen Stufflebeam primarily utilizes Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Dr. Stufflebeam also incorporates Psychoanalytic Therapy to help clients get to the root of their symptoms and discover how past experiences influence current behavior.

Dr. Stufflebeam believes everyone deserves to have healthy relationships and the life they envision. With over a decade of experience, she is ready to help you better understand yourself and cope with life’s challenges.

Message to clients

My approach is collaborative and proactive so we can work together to help you accomplish your goals, experience symptom reduction, and become the person you want to be in a warm welcoming space where there is no judgment.


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

Borderline personality disorder - Support reducing emotional suffering and addressing relationship challenges

Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

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


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Karen Stufflebeam 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: $220 (60min)
  • Initial session: $250 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $240 (60min)
  • Family sessions: $240 (60min)

Therapist's note

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


Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Cambridge practice

10 Concord Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138


  • Mon 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Arlington practice

366 Massachusetts Avenue

Arlington, MA 02474


  • Mon Closed
  • Tue 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2018 - Present

Judge Rotenberg Center, 2013 - Present

Family Service Inc., 2009 - 2013

Boston Neuropsychological Services, 2010 - 2011

McLean Hospital, 2008 - 2009

Riverside Community Care, 2007 - 2008