Addictions Therapists

(see also Resource Pages: Addictions and Eating Disorders, and Medical Related Sex Therapists)

Ann Abram, PhD, psychoanalyst, LCSW (L1 ’11, L2 ‘12)
Location 1: 83 East Ave. Suite 209, Norwalk, CT 06851
Location 2: 6 Clapboard Hill Rd, Westport, CT 06880
Phone: (203) 299 0478
Cell: (917) 855 2258
Specialties: adults and adolescents, parents, couples, depression dissociative disorders, trauma, anxiety, mood disorders, life transitions, stress, LGBTQ community, sex abuse, domestic violence, addictive behaviors.
Insurance: Cigna, Self Pay and out of network insurance

Lois H. Arthur, M.Ed, LMFT (L1 ’08, L2 ’10; IFS Certified)
Location(s): Boston, Stowe VT
Phone: 617.232.3433 #1
Specialties: working with addictions and couples in recovery, Couples, eating disorders, generalized anxiety and depression, Grief and Loss Issues, Divorce, Trauma, IFS telephone sessions, meditation instruction; Certified addiction counselor; EMDRIA-Certified EMDR; Certified Life Coach
Insurance: BCBS; private pay sliding scale; when doing couple’s co-therapy with husband, Gene Arthur, all insurance except Tufts

Belinda Berman-Real, MA, MFT (L1 ’12)
Location: 256 Concord Ave, Cambridge, Ma 02138
Phone: 617 354-6707
Specialties: Sex Addiction, (CSAT) Trauma Recovery; Individual, Couples Sessions. Trauma Intensive Workshops; Sex Addiction Men’s Recovery Group.
Insurance: out-of-network reimbursement, sliding scale when needed

Vandy Bollinger, LMHC (L1 ’09, L2 ’11)
Location 1: Amherst, MA
Location 2: W. Springfield/Holyoke, MA
Phone: 413-548-3970
Specialties: Adolescents/pre-teens/young adults, families incl blended families, adults with addictions, life transitions, mood and anxiety disorders, loss and grief issues, and high functioning autism.
Insurances: BC/BS (all), MBHP (Mass Behavioral Health Partnership), BMC HealthNet, Fallon, Health New England, UBH, Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim, Pacificare, Beacon Health Strategies, Neighborhood Health Plan, Wellness Inc (EAP), ESI (EAP), Medicaid

Matthew Czaplinski, LICSW (L1 ’09, L2 ‘10, L3 ’13; Couples ’11; PA; IFS Certified)
Location: 661 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 14, Arlington, MA 02476
Phone: 617.718.7080
Specialties: individual adults and college students, couples; Addictions, Anxiety, Depression, LGBTQ (including Poly), Mindfulness, Mood Disorders, Spiritual Issues; clinical supervision and consultation with therapists
Insurance: Out-of-network reimbursement, sliding scale for self-pay

Kate Dare-Winters, MDiv, LICSW (L1 ’11, L2 ’12, L3 ’13)
Locations: 930 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139; 299 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474
Phone: 617-844-1611
Specialties: individual, adult; addictions, CBT, DBT, GLBT, spiritual concerns
Insurance: all BC/BS

Peg Hurley Dawson, MA, LMHC, AASECT  (L1 ’10, L2 ’11, Couples L1 ’12, L2 ’13; L2) Neuroscience and Trauma; IFS Certified)
Email: or
Phone 978-852-2501
Location: 805 Turnpike Street, Suite 202, North Andover, Mass. 01845
Specialties: EMDR certified, PTSD, couples, individuals, sexual health, transgender; AASECT Certified Sex Therapist; consultation for OCSB (Out of control sexual behavior) and Sex Therapy.
Insurance: BC/BS

Bettina Dee, LMFT (L1 ’07, L2 ’09, L3 ‘10; IFS Certified)
Phone: 617.877.8930
Location: 126 Prospect St. #7, Cambridge, MA 02139
Specialties: trauma, addictions, depression, anxiety, intimacy, faith
Insurance: PPOs, out-of-network

Donna DeLone, LICSW (L1 ’07, L2 ’11; IFS Certified)
Location: 10 Maple Street, #201, Middleton, MA 01949
Phone: 978-777-3674
Specialties: Individual and Couples therapy for anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, loss, addictions (including sex addiction) and sexual functioning issues. AASECT Certified Sex Therapist and EMDR Certified Therapist. Phone sessions for individuals available.
Insurances: All BCBS and Tuft’s plans, out-of network plans and flexibility in self-pay fee

Ann Drouilhet, LICSW, LMFT (L1 ’07, L2 ’08; L3 ’12, Couples L1 ’09 and L2 ’13, PA, PA for IFIO; IFS Certified)
Location:  40 Speen St., Suite 106, Framingham MA
Phone:  508.877.3660 x2
Specialties:  Adults, Adolescents, Couples, Addictions, Trauma, Bereavement
Insurance:  All BCBS, Tufts, MBHP, Fallon

Michael Elkin, LMFT (Trainer)
Locations: 53 Langley Rd, Newton Centre, MA; 70 Washington St., Salem, MA 01970
Phones: 617.527.7767 (Mon. & Wed.); 978.740.3777
Specialties: High conflict couples, addictions and compulsions, adolescent problems, family work for adolescent issues and will see the kid alone in that context, phobias and psychosomatics, trauma, performance issues, case consultation, phone sessions
Insurance: none

Robert Fox, LMHC, CEAP, LADC 1, SAP (L1 ’08, L2 ’11, L3 ’12; Couples ’13, Couples 1.5 ’14; IFS Certified)
Location: 7 Winn St., 2nd Floor, Woburn, MA  01801
Phone: (781) 933-0200
Fax: (781) 933-0301
Specialties: Job stress and any work-related mental health issues, ADHD, OCD, addictions; Couples, Child and Adolescent, Consultation; Certified EMDR Therapist
Insurance: All Blue Cross/Blue Shield Plans, Anthem, all Tufts Plans, self-pay with sliding scale

Joanne Gaffney, RN, LICSW (L1 ’09, L2 ’11)
Location: 522 Commercial St., Provincetown, MA
Phone: 508.487.0400
Specialties: Adults, Couples, Addictions, Trauma, Phone sessions
Insurance: out-of-network reimbursement, negotiate for self-pay

Neil O. Gladstone, LICSW (L1 ‘13)
Locations: 185 Allen Avenue, Waban, MA 02468 (part of Newton)
201 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02139 (Kendall Square)
Phone: 617.877-0862
Specialties: individual adults and adolescents, couples, work/career issues, men’s issues, anxiety, mood disorders, addictions, life transitions, personal growth
Insurances: BC/BS – HMO and PPO, Tufts, Medicare, any insurance with out of network benefits, self pay with sliding scale

Ellen Gurney, LCSW (L1, ’10)
Location:  9 Hastings Street, Portland, ME  04102
Phone:  207-329-4024
Specialties:  individual adults, older adolescents (age 16+), addictions, complex trauma, anxiety, couples, EMDR
Insurance:  most everything including Anthem (including HMO), most EAPs, Aetna, BCBS of MA, Behavioral Health Network, BCBS PPO, CBA/EBPA, Chickering, Cigna, Empire BCBS, Health Plans Inc, Humana, Life Synch, Harvard Pilgrim, Magellan, Medicare, Teamsters Care, Tufts, United Behavioral Health/Pacific Care, United HealthCare, Value Options

Jim Hannon, Acton/Concord (978) 505-9038 -metrowest addiction specialist (Tom Dorrance)

Addictions clinician and McLean cannabis researcher is in Cambridge. Kevin Hill, MD. (Gail Charpentier)

Gail Hardenbergh, LICSW (L1 ’08, L2 ’09, L3 ’11, Couples ’10, Couples 2 ’12; IFS Certified)
Location: 327D Boston Post Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776
Phone: 978.443.0262
Specialties: adults, couples, addictions
Insurance: self-pay

Claudia Harris, LICSW (L1 ’07, L2 ’08, Couples ’09; Couples L2 ’13; IFS Certified)
Location 1: Waverley Sq., Belmont, MA
Phone: 617-484-9500
Location 2: Roslindale, MA
Phone: 617-553-0391
Specialties: older adolescents, adults and elderly persons, families including parents and their adult children, couples therapy (premarital/communication/divorce prevention/early recovery), case consultation for therapists, stage-oriented PTSD recovery, EMDR including adjunctive work, addictions/compulsions, intervention coaching, ACOA, spiritual growth including work in spiritual direction. Weekend and evening sessions available
Insurance: BC/BS indemnity, adjusted fees for self-pay

Lawrence Haydu, LICSW (L1 ‘05, L2’ 08, Direct Access ‘09, PA; IFS Certified)
Locations: 53 Langley Rd., #330, Newton, MA. 02459; 327D Boston Post Rd., Sudbury, MA. 01776
Phone: 617.332.1201
Specialties: adults, couples, spiritual issues, addictions including sex addiction, chronic illness
Insurances: BCBS (except HMO), HPHC/UBH, Medicare. self-pay fee negotiable

Deborah Jacobs, LMHC, ATR-BC (L1 ’17, L2 ’16)
Website: or
Location: 15 Court Square, Suite 830, Boston, MA 02108
Phone: (617)221-5271
Specialties: Adults; depression, anxiety, addictions, trauma, disordered eating, and life transitions; board certified art therapist; clinical supervision and consultation for graduate students and professionals.
Insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim, United Behavioral Healthcare (UBH), Optum, and Beacon Health Options products (Neighborhood Health Plan, Boston Medical Center, Fallon Health and Group Insurance Commission), Self Pay.

Victoria Kahn-Sinclair, LMHC (L1 ’10, L2 ’12)
Location: 28 Green Street, Newbury, MA 01951
Phone: 978-992-1605
Specialties: Individuals, adolescents and adults; anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, addictions, dual diagnosis, EMDR, IFS.
Insurance: BCBS (PPO/HMO), Tufts and sliding scale self-pay

Mark Lange, LMHC, LMFT (L1 ’04, L2 ’05, L3 ’08, PA, IFS Certified)
Locations: Palmer and Hadley, MA
Phone: 413-284-5380
Specialties: General population: adults, couples, addictions. Additional training in hypnosis, Somatic Experiencing. Case supervision, consultation.
Insurance: Palmer office: Beacon, BCBS, Cigna, Harvard Pilgrim, MBHP, Network Health, Tufts, UBH. Hadley office: BCBS PPO, Tufts, Harvard Pilgrim, UBH, CIGNA

Kate Lingren, LICSW (L1 ’09, L2 ’10, L3 ’11; Couples L1 ’10, L2 ’13; PA; IFS Certified; Asst. Trainer IFIO)
Location: office: 95 State Rd., Vineyard Haven, MA (no mail)
Mailing address: P.O. Box 2549 Edgartown, MA 02539
Phone: 508.693.8906
Specialties: general practice for individuals and couples; addiction, trauma. Safe place for GLBT folks.
Insurance: all BCBS plans

Pamela Procter Lee, MA, LMHC (L1 ’13, L2 ’14)
Location: 71 Summer St., Haverhill, MA 01830
Phone: 978-390-5800 – Accepts text, email and phone contact.
Specialties: IFS therapy to adults and couples. Special interests include trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, life transitions, addictions, stress management, relationship strengthening, and family building including support through fertility treatments, donor, recipient and surrogate counseling. Enjoys mentoring and collaborating with other clinicians. EMDR Level I & II; See my listing on Psychology Today.
Insurance: BCBS and Tufts. Payment plans available for self-paying clients. Accepts major credit cards.

Joya Lonsdale, LICSW (L1 ‘14, L2 ’15, L3 ’16)
Location: 705 Centre Street, Floor 3, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Phone: 401.474.5618
Specialties: individual adults: immigration/migration-related stress, cultural adaptation, career/life transitions, trauma, relationship/attachment issues, personal growth, gender and sexuality, depression, anxiety, grief/loss, living with chronic health conditions including HIV/AIDS, and addictions/substance use issues. Sensorimotor psychotherapy.
Languages: English, Spanish
Insurance: Self Pay and out of network insurance. Sliding fee scale for those with financial constraints.

Robin McMahon, M.A. (L1 ’10, L2 ’11)
Locations: Fort Lauderdale, FL; London, England,
Phones: 1 530 563 8063 (US), 44 7947 186 625 (UK)
Specialties: childhood trauma, relationships, anxiety, depression, addictions, stress, life transitions, body and breath awareness; Skype sessions; Transpersonal Psychotherapy, UKCP Registration, 200RYT Yoga, EMDR
Insurance: Self pay sliding scale

Fern Miller, LICSW, ACSW (L1 ’06, L2 ’08; Couple’s ’09; IFS Certified)
Locations: 545 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA; 70 Washington St., Ste 316, Salem, MA (both handicap accessible)
Phones: 617.876.6688, 617.283.2671
Specialties: Addiction, Trauma, Family, Couples, Individuals, adolescent therapist primarily individual adolescents with some parent consultation; EMDR certified, Hypnosis certified, Women’s groups, Early Recovery Groups
Insurance: BCBS out-of-network plans

Patricia Rogers, MSW, LICSW (L1 ’08, L1.5 ’09, Couples ’10; PA; IFS Certified)
Location: 4 Brier Rd West Roxbury,Ma 02132.
Phone: 781-258-9358
Specialties: adults; couples; depression, anxiety, substance abuse, PTSD, grief & loss, esp. early parent loss. EMDR.
Insurances: BC/BS PPO; Tufts HMO; First Health Network

Marcos Rosenbaum, MSW, LICSW (L1 ’13, Couples ’13, L2 ’14, L 1-1/2 ’15; IFIO/Basic Couples ’14)
Locations: 185 Devonshire Street, Suite 502, Boston, MA 02110 and
88 Columbia Street, Brookline, MA 02446
Phone: 617 360 8628
Specialties: couples, relational issues, merging families, addictions, early trauma, grief, adults, including aging and end of life, depression, anxiety, PTSD, adjustment and/or acculturation issues. Fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
Insurance; Pending: Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Medicare, Tufts, Aetna, Network Health; and out-of-network reimbursement.

Nancy Sowell, LICSW (L1, L2, L3 ‘08; PA; IFS Certified; IFS Lead Trainer)
Location 1: 39 Irving Street, Newton Centre, MA 02459
Location 2: 22A Gifford St., Falmouth, Ma. 02540
Phone: 617-497-0455 (all locations)
Specialties: Adults, couples, groups, retreats, behavioral medicine, IFS w/medical problems, addictions, clinical consultation—individual and groups, stress reduction, mindfulness, trauma.
Insurances: Out of network reimbursement

Sarah B. Stewart, PsyD (L1 ’05, L2 ’06, L3 ’08; Couples staff; PA; IFS Certified; Assistant Trainer)
Location: 263 Concord Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617.876.6735
Specialties: EMDR, hypnosis, systems/couples (SCT), addictions, trauma, performance enhancement, consultation (group and individual), phone sessions
Insurance: out-of-network reimbursement

Joyce A. Sullivan MA, LADC (L1 ’11, Couples L1 ’13)
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Location: 167 Main St., Suite 401, Brattleboro, VT
Phone: 802-257-1660 x 2
Individuals, couples and families. Depression, anxiety, attachment/relationships, grief, life transitions, trauma, recovery from chemical dependency.
Insurance: BC/BS (+HMO), MVP, Aetna, Anthem, out-of-network

Martha Sweezy, PhD, LICSW (L1 ‘06, L2 ‘07, L3 ‘08; Couples ’09; Addictions ’09, Direct Access ’10, PA; IFS Certified)
Location: downtown Northampton, MA
Phone: 617.669.7656
Specialties:  individual adult & couples with wide range of issues, including trauma, emotion dysregulation (DBT), IFS consultation and supervision
Insurance:  out-of-network reimbursement, negotiate fees for self-pay

Marilyn Unger-Riepe, LICSW (L1 ’09, L2 ’11, L3 ’13)
Location: Sudbury, MA
Phone: 978.443.0688
Specialties: adolescents, adults and couples; Eating Disorders, Eating Disordered Families and Couples; Addictions, Pregnancy/Postpartum, Dance/Movement Therapy.
Insurance: all BC/BS products, Aetna; negotiates fees for self-pay