Lisa  Gold

Lisa Gold

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Accepting new clients for daytime appointments in Concord practice (updated November 03, 2019)

Accepting new clients in Online therapy practice (updated November 20, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • College & graduate student mental health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Stress management
  • Eating disorders
  • Body image
  • Academic challenges

Professional statement

Lisa Gold is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Concord, Massachusetts. Lisa welcomes a wide range of young adult and adult clients, and particularly enjoys working with college and graduate students who are struggling with anxiety, depression, academic or social issues, transition to a new environment, and stress management. An eating disorder specialist, Lisa also has over 25 years of experience helping clients establish a healthier relationship to food and their bodies.

Lisa uses a primarily skill-based approach, helping clients learn to tackle unhelpful patterns of thoughts and behaviors. With training in both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and  Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), Lisa incorporates mindfulness and meditation techniques to ground clients in the present moment, increasing their ability to calm themselves in moments of stress and uncertainty. Lisa has additional training in health coaching and intuitive eating, which she uses to help clients struggling with their weight or with weight loss.

Lisa is compassionate, non-judgmental, down-to-earth, and uses humor in her practice. By focusing on each individual’s unique strengths, she is able to support clients in overcoming the obstacles that stand in their way of meeting goals. Lisa is excited to welcome new clients to her office in Concord, and also provides remote sessions for clients who find this to better fit their schedules and needs.


Message to clients

It may be helpful to to talk with someone who is real, comfortable and warm to help you find balance and calmness in life.


Specialties

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

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

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

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

Eating disorders - Reducing unhealthy eating patterns, beliefs, and behaviors, such as restricting, purging, and binging; healing the emotional pain surrounding disordered eating

Body image - Development of skills for handling negative thoughts about physical appearance; building habits of more positive self-talk and self-perception

Academic challenges - Addressing underperformance in coursework, school avoidance, and procrastination


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $160 (55min)
  • Sliding scale: $120 - $160

Therapist's note

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


Location(s)

Concord practice

747 Main Street

Concord, MA 01742

Hours
  • Mon 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Sat 9:00am-7:00pm
  • Sun 9:00am-7:00pm

Online therapy practice
Hours
  • Mon Please inquire for hours
  • Tue Please inquire for hours
  • Wed Please inquire for hours
  • Thu Please inquire for hours
  • Fri Please inquire for hours
  • Sat Please inquire for hours
  • Sun Please inquire for hours

Work and Education

25 years of experience working in integrative services and private practice

Antioch University, LMHC

New England College, MA, MS


Languages

  • English

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