Keavy  Smith

Keavy Smith

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Massachusetts Accepting Online
Framingham Accepting In-person
Updated June 2, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Adolescent mental health
  • Anxiety
  • Adoption & foster care
  • College & graduate student mental health
  • Life coaching
  • Relationship issues

Professional statement

Keavy Smith is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Certified Life Coach who works with clients remotely in Massachusetts and in-person in Framingham. With a solution-focused approach to treatment, Keavy believes everyone has a unique journey to happiness and treatment is a collaborative process of outlining goals and working together toward achieving them.

Specially trained in the ARC Framework Complex Trauma model, a Certified Mediator, and Certified Rape Crisis Counselor, Keavy has extensive experience guiding clients to break free from crisis, trauma, and stress while gaining insight into their own strengths and potential for positive change.

In addition to her clinical practice, Keavy is an advisor at Boston College where she guides new Social Workers to develop and grow into exceptional helping professionals. Her broad background includes other faculty field advisory work, a Harvard University Teaching Fellowship, and roles in Case Management, Clinical Assessment, Foster Care Director, and as Chief Clinical Officer.

In her practice, Keavy works with all genders of adolescents, young adults, adults, couples, and families.

Fiercely committed to what’s possible, Keavy’s treatment approach is to support clients to navigate life transitions and challenges with ease. In therapy, she strives to create a safe, confidential place that supports exploring individuality and creating the change clients desire.

Keavy welcomes new clients to remote therapy sessions and in-person sessions in Framingham, MA.


Message to clients

I believe therapy is an essential part of processing and working through many of life's changes and challenges. Something we can all benefit from, I don’t see it as a need to be “fixed” or that something is “wrong.” Everyone has their own challenges and life can be difficult but it can also be a fun and joyful journey when you work on yourself and address the experiences and behaviors that may be holding you back.

It’s my honor to support you to pursue the life you desire and have always deserved. Each of us has a purpose and we can live the best life possible despite difficulty, challenges, and even trauma, while bringing more joy into the journey.


Specialties

Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

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

Adoption & foster care - Support around pre- and post-adoption challenges including family dynamics, challenging behaviors, attachment issues, and navigation of the child welfare system or adoption agencies

College & graduate student mental health - Specialized strategies for common issues of young adulthood, including school and career stressors, support around healthy relationships, existential concerns, drug or alcohol issues, eating disorders, and anxiety and/or depression.

Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals

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




Clientele

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

Insurance

Keavy Smith 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: $125 (50min)
  • Initial session: $125 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Group sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $150 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Check
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Every other month
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

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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Framingham practice
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
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Work and Education

Years of Experience: 18 years

Boston College , Faculty Field Liaison , 2020 - Present
Enlightened Interventions , Clinical Therapist , 2015 - 2020
Pathway to Possible , Chief Clinical Officer , 2016 - 2020
Harvard University , Teaching Fellowship , 2013 - 2014

Life Coach , Certification , 2015
ARC Trauma Model , Certification , 2015
Mediator , Certification , 2012
Wheelock College , MSW , 2003
Rape Crisis Counselor , Certification , 2002


Licensure

Massachusetts: 121826


Languages

English