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Founder and Practice Director

emilia@whole-living-center.com

My psychotherapeutic style is informed by mindfulness meditation and other mind-body approaches. I support clients in restoring their connection to self and others, as well as trusting their healing intelligence.

I will work with you to recover your inherent wholeness and to identify the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that prevent you from living a healthy and inspired life. We will explore any unresolved emotions that interfere with your growth, and help you find clarity and focus. If you have a relationship to psychedelics, I can support you by offering integration and harm reduction sessions. 

Not accepting new clients

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Similar to life, therapy is a journey. And with all journeys, nobody deserves to go at it alone. I offer a safe and supportive space for self exploration and healing. My practice is strongly eclectic and person-centered. Therapy is a collaborative process and together we will find the best interventions to tailor to your unique needs, as I believe the most successful journeys are done as a team. You are the expert and I am here to support you with unconditional positive regard and provide the tools you need as you navigate your journey.

 

My specialties include: family relationships, anger management, anxiety, depression, adjustment to major life transitions, grief and bereavement, individuals living with disabilities, and trauma. In my practice I utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodrama, Play Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and Psychoeducation. I am also a trained Art Therapist. I see individuals of all ages 3+ and conduct family therapy as well.

Not accepting new clients.

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I am mental health counselor and art therapist. Using a person-centered approach, I create a safe space for you to process your experiences and explore their connection to your emotions, behaviors, and overall wellbeing. The therapeutic process provides the opportunity to work through past and present challenges and seek greater understanding, peace, and positive change. My role is to offer support, encouragement, and guidance as we collaborate to increase your capacity to cope, reinforce your resiliency, and build upon your strengths. Art therapy is utilized upon client interest. Through art therapy, the act of creation allows emotions and experiences to be channeled into art making and the artwork, with insight, restoration, and transformation achieved using nonverbal methods. Counseling and art therapy can be seamlessly integrated into your routine with virtual sessions.

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I am continually amazed by the authentic human-to-human interaction that therapy embodies. I do not believe that I know more than anyone else; rather I believe therapy is a joint effort. I will help guide the process, but together we will create a therapeutic process that fits your unique needs and strengths. It is an empowering feeling to be a part of your own path of changing.

 

I work with children, adolescents, and adults in an individual, couples, or family setting. I will work with you to help improve your overall functioning and ability to cope with whatever life throws at you. I utilize an interdisciplinary approach in a holistic manner to connect all the aspects of the mind, body, and spirit through engagement in a combination of talk therapy, mindfulness, and expressive art therapies. My background focuses on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-based Expressive Arts, Grief and Loss, Eating Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Anxiety and Adjustment related disorders, Depression, and Mood disorders. I invite anyone to start their own journey toward new understanding and awareness in their lives; it’s an exciting beginning.

Insurance Accepted: Blue Cross, Tufts

Join me on an inward journey toward self understanding, self-compassion, and acceptance. At this time more than ever, it is crucial that we return back to our bodies, to the present moment for reflection and relaxation in order to reset our nervous systems. 

I am inspired by the healing arts and an eclectic approach that supports observing the mind, feeling the body, and returning to true self. Through the use of art therapy, mind/body work including mindfulness, guided mediation, body tapping (EFT), and cognitive tools, there is the potential to restore balance and stability. I believe in embracing the whole person, mind, body, and soul. 

It begins with acceptance and being gentle with the current condition of the mind. Then with the power of awareness and stepping into living values, we shift into choosing what serves us and aligning with the authentic self. I have experience working with adults who struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, learning disabilities, and difficulties with transition. 

Not accepting new clients.

I am passionate about healing and recovery and come to this work with years of experience.   Laughter, tears, animated discussion, challenges, and deep healing, among other experiences, are welcome in this work. Cognitive and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and systems theory all influence my work with individuals, groups, and support network/relationship therapy. I have worked with a wide variety of clients including, but not limited to, those with anxiety, depression, trauma, and addictions.

 

A Certified Fitness Trainer and Yoga Teacher, I know that the mind and body are intimately connected, and I have significant experience working with individuals who have complex medical histories.  My goal is to work with you in a way that meets your needs, taking my cues from you about what would be helpful in the moment. I provide Individual, Group, and Support Network/Relationship Therapy.

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Speak your truth and feel heard. Through establishing an authentic connection and providing a compassionate space to share, clients can start to embrace their strengths and utilize their personal power. Everyone deserves the time and space to explore their narrative — including the conflict, the achievements, the concerns, and the hopes. When we find our meaning or purpose, we feel more fulfilled and feel ready to face life’s challenges. This can take some time, but it is comforting to go through this process with someone by your side. By collaborating together, anything is possible. I like to use tools and techniques that the client finds to be most helpful — this can be cognitive approaches, existential examination, strengths-based communication, empowerment strategies, expressive arts, and much more. Let’s explore.


In addition to psychotherapy, I have been studying astrology for the past 4 years and have held astrology workshops in various settings. I find that integrating psychotherapy with astrology is a profound way to understand the energy that we face every day; and it’s a great way to explore different strategies on how to best navigate this energy! I offer individual astrology sessions that range from learning about general astrological concepts to a reading birth chart and applying it to current life challenges. If you don’t see a time slot posted for this, please email me to set up an appointment!

Please email for availability.

Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts

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Are you seeking a deeper connection with the parts of yourself that call for healing? Are you motivated for change and to strengthen your capabilities? I aim to enhance your self-awareness so that you may better understand and accept yourself, ultimately leading to a healthy, balanced, and peaceful life.

I work with adult individuals who experience anxiety, depression, difficulties in relationships, loss or trauma, low self-esteem, exhaustion, and other problematic symptoms. I support clients who are considering or engaging in polyamory and non-monogamous relationships. I also support clients who wish to process and integrate experiences with non-ordinary states of consciousness.

I believe the relationship between an individual and therapist is the most important feature of a successful and fulfilling experience in therapy. I work to create and sustain a safe and trusted space for individuals to explore their concerns. We will work together to clarify goals, develop creative solutions, process your emotions, draw on your strengths, and celebrate your successes.

My practice blends approaches in Narrative Therapy, Internal Family Systems, Transpersonal Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I also utilize relaxation, meditation, guided imagery, and expressive arts techniques. I integrate practices depending on the individual and presenting concerns. We will consider biological, psychological, social, spiritual, and cultural qualities for a holistic perspective in the setting of your individual experiences.

Not accepting new clients.

I believe that success in therapy begins with a supportive, nonjudgmental environment. I see myself as a guide in your process and believe that you have the ultimate agency needed to determine the most authentic path for yourself.

 

I have 10 years of work experience in the mental health field and have experience working in a variety of settings. I bring a number of approaches to our sessions including person-centered, strength-based, mindfulness, and cognitive treatment to best help you meet your needs. I have a background in Expressive Arts Therapies and can incorporate it into a session if desired. I am able to conduct sessions in English or German. I look forward to meeting you and being a part of your journey.

Please email for availability.

Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts

I strongly believe that everyone has the potential to heal from wounds that exist due to life challenges. I have made it my mission to be a facilitator in the process of healing from within through the gift of therapy.

I am here to guide you through alternative ways of thinking and behaving and to be more present in the moment. I will introduce techniques for relaxation that allow anxieties to melt away. I will listen and be nonjudgmental in the process of hearing your voice. I will honor your identity as an individual from multiple backgrounds. I will support you through your journey and uplift you along the way.

Molded from over 5 years of diverse clinical experience, I have had the privilege to work with individuals from many walks of life. I specialize in providing individual therapy to adults ages 18+ struggling with depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, difficult life transitions, relationship conflicts, trauma recovery, substance use recovery, sexual identity concerns, and gender identity concerns. My approach is influenced by many techniques, such as person-centered therapy, mindfulness, CBT, and expressive arts therapy.

I will work hard to provide you a genuine, holistic, and strength-based experience in therapy. I look forward to beginning this journey with you.

Please email for availability.

Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts

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My approach is gentle and compassionate and focuses on active listening, problem-solving, coping skills development, and gaining insight into how past experiences influence the present. I use a variety of treatment approaches with my clients, incorporating a lot of CBT skills, along with strength-based and solution-focused therapy.

 

I work with adolescent and adult clients and provide individual or family therapy. I work with individuals with varying mental health needs, including anxiety, depression, attachment-related issues, trauma, and relationship issues. Exploring and learning about yourself can be a challenging and emotional experience, but it can also be a rewarding experience as well. I appreciate you letting me into your life to help with this process. I look forward to hearing your story and working together.

Please email for availability.

Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross, Tufts

I believe that an authentic therapeutic relationship is integral to the healing process. In our work together, you will take a collaborative approach in promoting self-awareness, personal growth, and positive change.

Your treatment will be individualized to your specific needs and goals and you will play a vital role in the process, co-creating ways to move forward that allow you to let go of the old patterns and habits that prevent you from true self-actualization.

My approach is trauma-informed with an emphasis on relationships and attachment patterns. I utilize Psychoeducation and an eclectic combination of Somatic Awareness, Presence and Mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Art & Writing Therapies. I enjoy working with diverse populations, including the LGBTQI community and people living with disabilities. My hope is to assist those who are striving to deepen personal insight and navigate the challenges that life can bring.

Not accepting new clients

Counseling is an opportunity to gain support in achieving growth and self-expression in a safe environment. Whether you are looking to improve day-to-day wellness or simply to have a non-judgmental listener, you are taking a step toward positive change.

 

I am a strengths-based therapist who works with a variety of populations including children, adolescents, and adults. I value authenticity, compassion, and humor in supporting you or your child through difficult times and successes. I use traditional talk therapy, with the option for expressive therapies such as dance/movement, art, music, and writing, depending on your interests. I also incorporate play therapy with younger children. We will collaborate to recognize your strengths and build new skills in working toward your goals. I am excited to get to know you and support you.

Not accepting new clients.

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The clients I see most often have problems with stress, anxiety, depression, addictions, and managing big transitions in life. Transitions can be exciting — the start of a new job, a new school, the birth of a child — and transitions can be difficult and traumatic, at times: the death of a loved one, or divorce.

 

I have experience working with adults, young adults, children, and families. I also support clients who wish to process and integrate experiences form non-ordinary states of consciousness. I specialize in Walk and Talk Therapy, Jungian Psychology, Internal Family Systems, Mindfulness Coaching, and Clinical Herbalism.

You are the expert of how you want to live your life. My role is to work with you to help identify and reach your goals and help you to find your own path to healing.

Not accepting new clients.

Lenna is an international award-winning artist, art psychotherapist, licensed mental health counselor, and holistic yoga teacher. Lenna believes in everyone’s ability to live with greater meaning through expressive arts therapy and mindfulness practices. Her aim is to awaken the creative in everyone and help her clients connect with their innate, intuitive healing capacity.

Outside of her art studio,  Lenna is often laughing, riding her bike, playing in nature, and surfing or enjoying stillness near the water.

Insurance Accepted: Blue Cross

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If you are sad, anxious, depressed, or struggling with interpersonal relationships- I am here to help. I focus on problem-solving by working with my clients to create and use techniques that help them cope and work through difficult life experiences. I think it’s important for counseling and treatment to be strengths-based, individualized, and collaborative. I focus on building resilience and coping skills. I strive to help clients make connections between their emotions and behaviors while also exploring the context they come from. Everyone has individual unique histories, cultures, and family systems that play into their identity, perceptions, and actions.

I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and families. I am also experienced in working with adults who are struggling with anxiety and depression following a life crisis such as serious illness or bereavement. Relaxation techniques and stress management can help restore a healthier balance.

I have had the privilege of working in various settings including hospitals, community mental health centers, therapeutic residential centers, and public schools. I have helped individuals and families cope with a variety of concerns and diagnoses such as anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, social disorders, and learning disabilities.

Not accepting new clients.

Counseling is a way to help us find the confidence to become our most Authentic Self. Having someone who is there as an unbiased supportive presence can help us make the choices to a more authentic and joyful life. I believe it is imperative to create a therapeutic space where all of our intersecting identities feel comfortable and understood. From this space we can begin to cultivate self-compassion, understanding, and accountability through multiple integrated techniques (CBT, movement, narrative, mindfulness). Bringing your whole self, a sense of humor, and working together is all we need to make therapy a rewarding experience.

 

I am passionate about providing therapeutic spaces to all intersecting identities who are looking for mental health support, especially Queer and Trans* individuals. As a sex/kink-positive, intersectional therapist I believe I provide a very inclusive space for anyone to heal in. Without including one’s entire identity we cannot provide them with adequate care.

 

It can be difficult to take the next step toward therapy, but afterwards there will be someone there to support you through any transitions or difficulties that lie ahead. I would love to be the therapist there for you.

Not accepting new clients.

I believe that all people have the capacity to grow, heal, and create positive changes in their lives and relationships. As a mind-body oriented therapist and coach, I am passionate about working with clients who are ready to take steps towards long-lasting transformation. I view the work together as a co-created process in which you are the expert of your life, and together, we collaborate to make meaning, problem-solve, strategize, and prioritize what matters most to you.

I work with adolescents, college students, and adults who experience anxiety, depression, grief/loss, family conflict, relationship challenges, and struggle with feeling stuck or overwhelmed with life transitions.  I offer mindfulness, yoga, and self-care practices to help clients feel a deeper connection with themselves and experience a sense of greater well-being. I also support those who are exploring and want to integrate experiences with non-ordinary states of consciousness. I look forward to meeting you and supporting you on your journey!

Please email for availability.

Insurance Accepted: Blue Cross

mike@whole-living-center.com

617-453-8770 (vm/txt)

My practice orientation is humanistic-existential and cognitive-behavioral. I focus on creating space to explore issues while utilizing evidenced-based strategies. I want to work together to understand more about you, help improve the current situation, and develop a framework to apply to future issues. I have helped many people tame their anxiety and anger while improving creativity, intuition, and resilience. We will discover strengths and obstacles to form a plan that supports lasting change. My goal is to help people grow and build a meaningful life for themselves. I blend philosophies including Taoism, Buddhism, and Existentialism.

 

I have over 15 years of counseling experience, graduating from University of Massachusetts Boston with a Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling. I specialize in humanistic psychology, cognitive-behavioral techniques, interpersonal skills, trauma-informed practices, mindfulness, and person-centered therapy.

Not accepting new clients.

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I provide individual and couple psychotherapy and have experience working with people who struggle with a variety of life challenges and emotional concerns including relationship issues, work and academic struggles, family difficulties, codependence, depression, anxiety, and mood disorders.

My practice welcomes all age groups from diverse backgrounds and all gender identities.

I specialize primarily in psychodynamic and psychoanalytically oriented therapy, and I integrate different treatment approaches, when appropriate, to address the unique needs and concerns of each person.

Not accepting new clients.

“This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival” –The Guest House, Rumi

 

Various life circumstances can bring one to pursuing therapy as a means of support, exploration and growth. No matter your journey thus far or what brings you here, seeking help is not always easy. Your vulnerability is a strength.

 

I place compassion, humility, creativity and groundedness at the center of my work with my clients. My therapeutic approach embraces a client-centered, relational, strength based, and mindfulness oriented lens, utilizing self care practices, coping skills, radical acceptance, CBT, existentialism, spirituality and expressive arts therapy, in an interactive way.

 

My experience encompasses working with young children, adolescents, teens, adults, couples and families with anxiety, depression, grief and loss, trauma, PTSD, mood disorders, interpersonal relationships, low self-esteem, family conflict, and life transitions.

 

I look forward to harnessing your strengths together, and hope to provide you a safe space and soft landing to work collaboratively on your therapeutic goals. Whether this is a new or continued journey, I welcome the opportunity of supporting you in achieving a more aware, integrated, resilient, balanced, and healed sense of self.

 

I look forward to hearing from you!

Please email for availability.

Insurance accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield

Finding a therapist who is a good fit for you and who meets your therapeutic needs and interests is essential to successful therapy, but it can also be challenging.  Making it all the more of a challenge is a busy schedule.  Or maybe getting to an office right now seems intimidating.  Whatever might be holding you back from starting therapy, consider the access and convenience of Online Therapy.  I am a licensed mental health counselor offering therapy services online at flexible hours and designed for your specific needs and goals. 

 

I use traditional talk therapy methods in conjunction with expressive art therapy (movement, sound, art, drama, imagery, creativity, etc.), and a dash of coaching elements, to engage my clients in a customized creative psychotherapeutic process.  With proper time and space committed, online therapy is an effective and convenient way to meet with a professional and reflect on issues and/or set goals. 

Insurance Accepted: Aetna, Blue Cross, Harvard Pilgrim, Tufts

 

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