Archive | Brookline Psychotherapist

Kirstie Olofsson, LICSW

Works with: Adolescents (15+) Adults and couples. Therapy Approach: As a Social Worker, I believe that in order to have a successful and meaningful therapeutic experience it is necessary to work  in a way that is collaboratively, open and active. I am ready to listen and to share my thoughts (and my sense of humor) […]

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Emily M. Balazs, LICSW

Emily M. Balazs, LICSW Works with Adolescents (17+), adults and older adults, couples Therapy Approach The decision to enter into therapy can be a difficult one to make for many reasons. Though for most people, the thought of letting oneself be vulnerable is quite uncomfortable and scary and can be enough of a deterrent to […]

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Patrick Lee, LMHC

Works with: Children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Therapy Approach: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing Specialties: Mood disorders Anxiety disorders Drug and alcohol problems Chronic psychiatric conditions Cross-cultural issues Professional Training: Carnegie Mellon University, B.A. Psychology University of Massachusetts Boston, M.S. Mental Health Counseling Get to Know: Everyone, at […]

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Adam Carmel, Ph.D.

Blog Posts Works with: Adults and adolescents Therapy Approach: My focus is on evidence-based treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and exposure-based interventions (e.g., Prolonged Exposure for PTSD). Specialties: I specialize in treating the following problems: Trauma and PTSD, depression, anxiety (e.g., social anxiety, panic), self-harm behaviors, drug and alcohol problems. […]

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Anindita Bhaumik, LICSW

Blog Post Therapy Approach I strongly believe that establishing a warm, trusting relationship between the therapist and the client is crucial. My approach is empathic, holistic and non-judgmental. I use a relational framework as well as down to earth psychotherapy techniques so that one can not only connect but also feel comfortable enough to unburden […]

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Psychotherapeutic session therapist with thoughtful patient

Is Psychotherapy Effective?

How Effective is Psychotherapy? The short answer is that psychotherapy is very effective for people that seek treatment for emotional problems and actively participate in the therapy process. The long answer if of course more difficult and contentious for two reasons: the technical difficulty of quantifying changes in mental state in a rigorous way, and […]

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Nancy Hoffman, LICSW

Nancy Hoffman, LICSW Therapy Approach At some point, we all have to deal with the effects of life’s stressors, be they at the loss of a relationship or job; a parent’s or spouse’s illness; the onset of a medical condition; conflict within a relationship; or other sudden and unwelcome changes in life’s routine. Everyone has […]

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Sian Owen, LMHC

Therapy Approach Sian’s Blog Thank you for taking the time to read my bio. Finding the right therapist to address your unique needs is an important step on your current journey. I hope this outline of my approach to therapy will help you in making an informed decision. I believe that a sense of connection […]

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Rae Cuffe, LICSW

Blog Posts Works with: children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples Therapy Approach: EMDR (Trained in Levels I and II) DBT Skills, CBT Solutions-Focused Treatment with an overarching Relational Psychotherapeutic approach Specialties: TRAUMA:  including sexual abuse, sex trafficking & exploitation, physical, emotional, & psychological abuse; domestic violence and children witnessing domestic violence Multi-generational Family Systems and […]

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