Dr. Lance Linke is a Psychologist at Kendall Psychological Associates in Salem, MA who specializes in anxiety, depression, and trauma. His practice is open to children, adolescents, and families, as well as individual adults.
Dr. Linke’s approach to treatment is a blend of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and emotionally-focused therapy, as well as mindfulness-based work. When working with clients for trauma, he also often incorporates trauma-focused CBT, which can help individuals learn to manage difficult emotions in a healthier way.
When working with families, Dr. Linke offers an integrated approach that highlights skills for parent training and behavioral management. Through this work, he strives to help families reach healthier dynamics and foster healthy manners of communication.
Dr. Linke has performed field work in international trauma and refugee settings, as well as child and adolescent inpatient and outpatient treatment. Additionally, he has held faculty positions at Hawaii Pacific University and Yale University School of Medicine. He looks forward to meeting you.
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
Family therapy - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Mood disorders - Depression, dysthymia (mild depression), bipolar disorder, hormone-related mood issues, i.e. Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD) and postpartum depression, adjustment disorder with depression
Emotional intelligence - Building emotional awareness; learning and applying coping skills to tolerate emotional discomfort
Please note that Dr. Linke accepts Allways Health Care insurance for Partners Hospital System Employees only.
Private Practice, 2019 - Present
Pacific Policy Research Center, 2018 - 2019
Children's Advocacy Center, 2017 - 2018
University of Missouri-Saint Louis, PhD in Clinical Psychology, 2017
Yale University School of Medicine, 2010 - 2014
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, 2008 - 2010
University of Hawai'i Manoa, PhD in Educational Psychology, 2007
Marquette University, MA, 2000
Colgate University, BA, 1997