Therapists Providing Narrative Therapy in Boston Area

Viewing the client as the expert in their own life, narrative therapy offers the opportunity to examine the meaning clients make of their life experiences. As the client guides the conversation to areas of interest, the therapist supports them to explore, expand, and deepen their understanding of themselves.

Find therapists in Boston Area who are trained in Narrative Therapy below. All providers have been vetted by the Zencare team for clinically rigorous, quality care. Visit their profiles to watch an introductory video and book a free initial call to find a good fit!


Karen  Seif

Karen Seif

Online Sessions, MA

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $75 - $125 per session

"I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow/I learn by going where I have to go." These words from Theodore Roethke's beautiful poem "The Waking" describe my approach to life and to therapy. Each day is a new beginning, part of a longer journey, and an opportunity to grow into the person you're meant to be. I view therapy as a collaboration, and I genuinely appreciate the uniqueness and individuality of each of my clients. I will help you embrace health and wellness, develop self-knowledge, value your inherent worth, build advocacy and leadership skills, and constructively cope with the complex challenges of life.


Amy  McCarthy-James

Amy McCarthy-James

Online Sessions, MA

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $150 per session

Balancing the demands of day to day life can be challenging, especially when you are healing from trauma, addiction, and loss. I seek to create a space of healing, growth, and self discovery in which you can create positive change in your life and achieve your goals.

In my therapeutic work, I use a person centered approach to support clients to rewrite their own stories in a way that is empowering and helps them achieve their goals, and to create a safe and open environment in which people can feel comfortable sharing their stories.

Reaching out is the first, and sometimes the hardest step in healing. I look forward to meeting you and learning more about your story.


Kelly  Dobbs

Kelly Dobbs

Online Sessions, MA

Insurances: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, United Healthcare, FIT Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), Oxford Health Plans, Aetna Student Health Insurance, United Healthcare Student Health Plan, Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna), New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $130 - $175 per session

As your therapist, I supply unique, creative, and culturally sensitive services to individuals, couples, and families. My approach is empathically pragmatic, honest, direct, and supportive to illuminate the power of your choices that will unlock the healing process. That is why as a team, you and I will develop a solid foundation from which to explore healing and recovery strategies particular to your issues. We will dissect your internal struggles and apply evidenced based solutions, without judgement, for your healthy growth and development. I love helping people create their life goals and supporting them while they work towards them, remember You are your best thing.


Jennifer  Harrison

Jennifer Harrison

Online Sessions, MA

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $225 per session

Every person has the strength and healing wisdom inside them to deal with life's greatest struggles. My job is to help you reconnect to those strengths and reinforce them so that you live your life in a way that is true to you. I view people not through a lens of pathology, but one of strength and optimism.

Therapy is not magic, but sometimes it can feel that way. What is important is the therapeutic match--it is a large predictor of therapeutic success. It is the safety and trust that allows for opening and insight. I encourage all potential clients to explore, shop around, really trust their own inner sense of what feels like a good place to land.

Please reach out to set up a free 15 minute consultation with me directly to discuss working together, or if you have any questions or are curious.


Erin  Lehmann

Erin Lehmann

50 Congress Street, Boston, MA, 02109

Online Sessions, MA

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim, Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Tufts Health Plan (Commercial Plans, not via Mass Health or Navigator)
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $150 per session

Whether you are battling depression, struggling with anxiety, going through a painful loss or need someone to ‘just listen,’ I provide an environment where you feel valued and heard while offering encouragement, support and some objective–yet caring feedback. You have all the tools you need to achieve your goals; my role is to help you rediscover those tools and your own personal gift of insight.


Tara L Moyle

Tara L Moyle

Online Sessions, MA

Insurances: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO), United Healthcare, FIT Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare), Oxford Health Plans, Aetna Student Health Insurance, United Healthcare Student Health Plan, Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Columbia University Student Health Insurance Plan (Aetna), New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $130 - $175 per session

We all need to be seen, and heard, at any age. Being scared, anxious, or even depressed are sometimes part of being a person. Our fast-paced digital world can present unique challenges for our bodies and minds. I am happy to meet you wherever you are, and will approach each visit with a sense of compassionate curiosity. Just as we hunger for stories of other people to help guide us, you may wonder about your own story. Why are you here? What must you do with your life?

I work with adolescents (12+) through older, retired adults and specialize in issues of transition, anxiety, adjustment, depression, and vocation. I am not the expert in your life; you are. But sometimes we need help with perspective. Together, we will create a plan that will help you reduce the most difficult aspects of your life and help you determine how to move through them. What cannot be changed can be reviewed, understood, and ultimately, accepted.


Kendall Psychological Associates

Kendall Psychological Associates

234 Broadway, Cambridge, MA, 02139

10 Federal Street, Salem, MA, 01970

Online Sessions, MA

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA HMO
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $160 - $180 per session

Kendall Psychological Associates was founded by its director Ethan L. Seidman, Ph.D., who has been in practice for over 15 years, and was previously a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School for 10 years.

With convenient locations in Kendall Square and Salem, MA, Kendall Psychological Associates provides warm, attentive, interactive therapy that aims to help clients deepen their self-understanding, break out of hurtful patterns, and develop new modes of thinking, feeling, and relating to others.


Liza  Berkowitz Mazo

Liza Berkowitz Mazo

25 Haverford Street, Boston, MA, 02130

Online Sessions, MA

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim, Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Tufts Health Plan (Commercial Plans, not via Mass Health or Navigator)
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $140 per session

I believe that therapy is a journey to understand our minds. It is a place for exploration, reflection, healing, and growth. Therapy is an opportunity to gain a greater awareness of why we struggle and to discover and explore the roots of our discomfort with a supportive person. I strive to provide and a warm and safe therapeutic environment, free of judgement, where all words, thoughts, and feelings are welcome.


Gaia  Zanna

Gaia Zanna

50 Congress Street, Boston, MA, 02109

Online Sessions, MA

Insurances: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts Health Plan, United Healthcare, Optum, AllWays Health Partners (formerly Neighborhood Health), Berklee College of Music Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Boston College Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Harvard Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Lesley University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), MIT Student and Affiliate Extended Insurance Plan (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Northeastern University Student Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO), Tufts Health Plan (Commercial Plans, not via Mass Health or Navigator), Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA HMO
Waitlist available online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $120 - $160 per session

Sometimes it is difficult and scary to make sense of feelings, learning how to manage them, and being able to find healthy ways to cope while creating and fostering self-awareness. Therapy is a safe space and a confidential grounding process that through time, consistency and working together will allow you to identify and develop a healthy voice to express thoughts and feelings. I strive to help clients understand their emotional conflicts, behavioral repetitions, and their inner-self by empathetically assisting them in working through emotional difficulties and life struggles. Feeling empowered in being proactive about our health and understanding the steps towards change is a powerful and vital process to feel seen and heard.


Elisabeth  Sackton

Elisabeth Sackton

Online Sessions, MA

Accepting new clients online
Out-of-pocket-fees: $175 per session

Liveliness, warmth and connection are the ground for my practice, where I focus on you and your passions and commitments in life, the places you are stuck or feel vulnerable, and the hopes and capacities that you bring to difficulties in your life. I love the work I've done for the past 30+ years, consulting with a wide variety of individuals and couples, artists and performers, and parents of young children through adolescents.
Individuals and couples can expect careful and collaborative listening, and an appreciation of context, culture and meaning.
Couples often experience relief when they are able to utilize a safe and calmer context for difficult conversations. With appreciation for each person's story, I help couples move from blame towards compassion and understanding. Often, these conversations can bring new energy and closeness to couples, and help each partner to clarify new directions for growth.


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