Therapists in Massachusetts

Find the best therapists in Massachusetts. The therapists below specialize in treating a range of mental and emotional health concerns, including anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship issues, and trauma. They have been vetted by the Zencare team for offering high quality, clinically rigorous care.

433 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Adam Goodman

Therapist

Waitlist

Anxiety - Depression - Career counseling - Work/life balance - High-stress professions - Couples counseling
 In-person & online
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Jessica Foley

Therapist

Waitlist

Anxiety - Pregnancy & postpartum mental health - Life transitions - Relationships - Trauma - Sexual health & dysfunction
 In-person & online
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Jason Aylsworth

Therapist

Waitlist

Childhood trauma - Attachment issues - Anxiety - Mood disorders - Addiction - Spirituality & religion
Online only
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Damon Neely

Therapist

Accepting clients from Massachusetts

Anxiety - Existential crisis & challenges - Life coaching - Men's health - Life purpose & meaning - Worthlessness
Online only
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Meg Savin

Therapist

Waitlist

Anxiety - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Aging related concerns - Trauma - Self-esteem - Bipolar disorder
 In-person & online
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Margaret Frempong

Therapist

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Career counseling - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - Trauma - Entrepreneur mental health - Clinical supervision
 In-person & online
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Kristina Scaglione

Therapist

Accepting clients from Massachusetts

Anxiety - Caregiver stress & support - Depression - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management
Online only
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Brooke Finley

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Addiction - Codependency - Personality disorders - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Mood disorders - Mind-body connection
Online only
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Michael Robbins

Therapist

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Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - College & graduate student mental health - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Relationship issues
Online only
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Rachel Brody Davidow

Therapist

Waitlist

Anxiety - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Skin picking (excoriation) - Panic attacks / panic disorder
Online only
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Rebecca Kuklinski

Therapist

Accepting clients from Massachusetts

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Emotion regulation
Online only
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Phoenix Rising Centers

Group practice

Accepting clients from Massachusetts

Racism, oppression, and discrimination - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Medical professionals' mental health - Couples counseling - College & graduate student mental health - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
Online only
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Neurodiverse Counseling, LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Massachusetts

LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Autism spectrum disorder - ADHD - Trauma - Anxiety
 In-person & online

421-433 of 433 providers who match your search criteria

70 Matching Therapists with No Availability

The following providers who match your search criteria in your area are currently not accepting new clients:

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Laura Wu

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - LGBTQIA+ issues - Race and cultural identity - Borderline personality disorder - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Dysfunctional family dynamics and/or domestic violence
Online only
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Kate Dahlstedt

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues - Trauma - Veterans' issues - Abandonment issues
In-person only
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Mike Swinchoski

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Anger management - Self-esteem - Depression - Substance use - Life transitions
 In-person & online
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Shannon McNeill

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Relationships - Trauma - Life transitions - Self-doubt
 In-person & online
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Brie Shelly

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Confidence - Travel therapy - Life transitions - Relationships - Career development - Life coaching
Online only
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Jasmine Appleberry

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Depression - Anxiety - Life transitions - Self-esteem - Aging related concerns - Existential crisis & challenges
Online only
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Megan Strathearn

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Addiction - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma
Online only
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Cerissa Blaney

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

College & graduate student mental health - Medical professionals' mental health - Stress management - Weight loss & management - Chronic illness - Life transitions
Online only
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Karen Stufflebeam

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Borderline personality disorder - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Suicidal ideation
 In-person & online
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Lindsay Daskalopoulos

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

College & graduate student mental health - Cultural Adjustment - Existential challenges - Meditation/mindfulness - Artist mental health - Multicultural counseling
Online only
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Jessica Kaplan

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety Disorders - College & graduate student mental health - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Panic attacks / panic disorder - Perfectionism - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
Online only
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Katrina Oskarbska

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Existential crisis & challenges - Life transitions - Relationship issues
Online only
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Sarah LaFontaine

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Trauma - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Depression - Stress management
Online only
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Eric Nass

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Adolescent mental health - College & graduate student mental health - Life transitions - Anxiety - Depression - Substance abuse
 In-person & online
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Tanille Louis

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Bipolar disorder - ADHD - Psychotic disorders - Alcohol use disorder & addiction
Online only
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Mao Beckett

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Race & cultural identity - Identity development - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) - Communication issues - Self-care
Online only
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Marta Majczak

Psychiatrist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Autism spectrum disorder - Eating disorders - Psychopharmacologic management - Diagnostic clarification
Online only
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David Kilgallon

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Stress management - Anger management - Depression - Anxiety - Conflict resolution - Substance use
 In-person & online
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Emily Strojny

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Adjustment difficulties & disorders
Online only
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Karen Paulk

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Family issues - Life transitions - Relationship issues
Online only
Tanveer  Ahmed's profile picture
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Tanveer Ahmed

Psychiatrist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - LGBTQIA topics - Race & cultural identity - Medication management
 In-person & online
Lisa  Kantor's profile picture
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Lisa Kantor

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Relationships - College student mental health - Life coaching - Life transitions - Divorce & separation
 In-person & online
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Leanna Olitsky

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Infertility counseling - Life transitions - Self-esteem - Self-compassion and self-acceptance
Online only
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Hannah Fish

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression
 In-person & online
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Page Kohlhepp

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Loss & Grief - Stress management - Trauma - Mindfulness
 In-person & online
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Marianne Cook

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Stress management - Depression - Academic challenges - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - College & graduate student mental health
 In-person & online
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Brooke Huminski

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Perfectionism - Eating disorders - College, graduate, and medical student mental health - Shame - Self-esteem - Anxiety
Online only
Dina  Pasalis's profile picture
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Dina Pasalis

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Life transitions - Existential questions - Social identity issues - Racial identity - Women's issues - Anxiety
 In-person & online
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Amy McCarthy-James

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Trauma - Anxiety - Depression - Substance abuse - Life transitions - Interpersonal challenges
Online only
Rochelle  Bloom's profile picture
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Rochelle Bloom

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Maternal mental health - Women's mental health - Depression - Anxiety - Transition to parenthood - College mental health
Online only
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Yumin Tan

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Mind body connection - Cultural or international adjustment - Trauma - Anxiety - Depression - Career development
Online only
Jessica  Slavin Connelly's profile picture
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Jessica Slavin Connelly

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Work and career counseling - Stress and anger management - Communication issues - Conflict resolution
 In-person & online
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Nicole Issa

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

College and Graduate Student Mental Health - LGBTQIA+ Affirming Therapy - Gender Affirming Therapy - Anxiety - Relationships
Online only
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Whitney Westmorland

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Relationships - Mind/Body connection - Self-esteem
Online only
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Natalie Wilver

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Chronic pain - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Insomnia & sleep issues - Stress management - Women's issues
Online only
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Laura Alvarado

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Life transitions - Stress management - Mindfulness - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Michelle Moynihan

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Pregnancy - Postpartum depression and anxiety
Online only
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Nikole Barnes

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

LGBQ and sexuality topics - Graduate students - International students - Trauma / Sexual assault - Intimate partner violence - Multicultural counseling
Online only
Priscilla  Shim's profile picture
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Priscilla Shim

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Attachment issues - Depression - Relationship issues - Race & cultural identity - Trauma
Online only
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Joel Krieg

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Internet addiction - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Family issues
 In-person & online
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Alison B. Newman

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Personal and professional growth - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Mood disorders
 In-person & online
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Caitlin Vinter

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Women's mental health - Anxiety - Relationships - Life transitions - Mindfulness
Online only
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Elizabeth Greene

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Substance abuse - Couples counseling - Relationships
Online only
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Lauren Esposito Imperatore

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Parenting - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues
Online only
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Jannedra' Ebanks

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Women's issues - College & graduate student mental health
Online only
Dana  Siperstein's profile picture
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Dana Siperstein

Psychiatrist (Medication Only)

Not accepting new clients

College mental health - Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Social Anxiety Disorder - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement
Online only
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Bret H Schermerhorn

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Depression - Personality disorders - Trauma - Mood disorders - Shame - Men's Issues & Identity Formation
 In-person & online
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Amanda Vaughan

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Relationship issues - Stress management - Trauma - Life transitions - Body image
Online only
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Sam Rose

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Trauma - Mind-body connection
Online only
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Emily Williamson

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Chronic illness - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement
 In-person & online
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Erica Albert

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

In-depth body emotional work - Inner-child work - Trauma and toxic shame - Mindfulness and guided imagery work - Anxiety and depression - Finding direction in life
Online only
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Marie Foley

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Life transitions - Relationship issues - Parenting - Caregiver stress & support - College & graduate student mental health - Women's issues
Online only
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Kathryn Fleming-Ives

Psychiatrist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues - Stress management - Perfectionism
Online only
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Holly Tytell

Psychiatrist

Not accepting new clients

Graduate, medical school, and college mental health - Anxiety - Mood disorders - Interpersonal issues - ADD / ADHD (Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder) - Trauma and family of origin issues
Online only
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Hannah Goodman

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety disorders - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Depression - Adolescents - Life transitions - Couples counseling
Online only
Claire Helena Byers's profile picture
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Claire Helena Byers

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Depression - Trauma - Life transitions - Mind-body connection - Child mental health - Anxiety
Online only
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Jonathan Walsh

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Existential crisis & challenges - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Relationship issues - Work stress
 In-person & online
Michaela  Ennis's profile picture
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Michaela Ennis

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Eating disorders & disordered eating - Trauma - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Depression - ADHD
Online only
Jessica  Burke's profile picture
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Jessica Burke

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Forensic psychology - Relationship issues - Trauma - Childhood trauma - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
Online only
Kendra  Smith's profile picture
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Kendra Smith

Psychiatrist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - College & graduate student mental health - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Child mental health
Online only
Nichole  Paciello's profile picture
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Nichole Paciello

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Existential crises - Life transitions - Young adults - Boundary setting/needs identification
Online only
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Talia Tiffany

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Eating disorders & disordered eating - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Mind-body connection - Shame
 In-person & online
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Jacob Weinberg

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management - Work stress
 In-person & online
Emilie  Rebelo's profile picture
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Emilie Rebelo

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Work stress - College & graduate student mental health - Life transitions - Communication issues - Self-care
Online only
New England Wellness Collaborative's profile picture
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New England Wellness Collaborative

Group practice

Not accepting new clients

Trauma - Grief and loss - Developmental and learning disabilities - Parenting - Anxiety - Depression
Online only
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Candace Dickinson

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Depression - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Panic attacks / panic disorder - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
 In-person & online
Idonia  Gaede's profile picture
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Idonia Gaede

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Trauma - Grief and loss - Life transitions - Career counseling - Anxiety - Depression
 In-person & online
Kimberly  Lundin's profile picture
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Kimberly Lundin

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

Anxiety - Life transitions - College & graduate student mental health - Trauma - Work-life balance - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
Online only
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Caroline Golski

Psychiatrist

Not accepting new clients

College & graduate student mental health - Depression - Anxiety - ADHD - Bipolar disorder - Adjustment difficulties & disorders
Online only
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Jay Soucy

Therapist

Not accepting new clients

College & graduate student mental health - Couples counseling - Relationship issues - Trauma - Creative blocks & writer's block - Life purpose & meaning
Online only

FAQs about how to find a therapist in Massachusetts

How do I find a therapist in Massachusetts?

Find a therapist near you in Massachusetts on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Massachusetts?

Yes, most Massachusetts health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Massachusetts. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Massachusetts?

Therapists located in Massachusetts offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Massachusetts. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Massachusetts?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Massachusetts on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Massachusetts require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Massachusetts who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Massachusetts offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Massachusetts who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Massachusetts have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Massachusetts near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Massachusetts who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Massachusetts continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Massachusetts therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Massachusetts without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Massachusetts?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Massachusetts on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Massachusetts; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Massachusetts?

Start your search for a great therapist in Massachusetts on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Massachusetts or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Massachusetts go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Massachusetts?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Massachusetts, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Massachusetts include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Massachusetts also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Massachusetts providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Massachusetts?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Massachusetts. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Massachusetts, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.