Thrive Boston Counselors and Therapists

(Cambridge Counselors, Therapists and Life Coaches also available).  


The Therapists and Life Coaches at Thrive Boston Counseling provide expert, caring and compassionate services to their clients. In fact, clients report that one of the most helpful things about Thrive is the "strong relationship" they build with their therapist.


At Thrive Boston Counseling, we partner with you to heal past hurts, manage life's challenges and beat the odds, so that you will Thrive in life. We want you have a life you value and that you are excited to live.


Every professional working at Thrive Boston is fully licensed, has a minimum 5 years of clinical experience, holds a masters or doctoral-level mental health degree and all Thrive Boston therapists participate in rigorous, continuing education.


At Thrive Boston Counseling, you can be sure you are receiving top-quality service. Learn More about our premium-level Care.


Meet the Counselors at Thrive Boston


Anthony Centore PhD

Dr. Anthony Centore | Licensed Professional Counselor #6934 MA
Anthony Centore PhD is Founder of Thriveworks; a counseling company, with locations in 5 states, focused on premium clinical care and customer service. In addition, Dr. Centore is Private Practice Consultant for the American Counseling Association, is a monthly Columnist for Counseling Today Magazine, and has been quoted in publications including The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Atlanta Journal Constitution, The Monitor, Newsday, Prevention, and has been featured on ABC News Boston.

Dr. Centore is Author of “How to Thrive in Counseling Private Practice: The Insider’s Guide to Starting and Growing a Counseling Therapy Business.” Read More.

 

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Jennifer Cardarelli | Licensed Mental Health Counselor #8611 MA
Jennifer Frenkel Cardarelli is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as well as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland. Jen received her Master of Science in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in 2010.

 

After graduation, she worked at the University of Maryland Outpatient Addiction Treatment Services clinic providing treatment to adults with substance use and mental health issues. Learn more about Jen.



Serves Clients Ages: 18 – 100+


Insurance Jen Accepts
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Specialties
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Cannabis Use
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Use
  • Chronic Medical Issues
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Mood Disorders

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Francis Guerriero | Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Francis is an independently licensed clinical social worker. He received a Bachelor of Science in Human Services, with a focus in holistic psychotherapy, from Lesley University, and Masters degrees in both Social Work and Pastoral Ministry from Boston College. Francis trained and practiced at Harvard Medical School's McLean Hospital for seven years.

Passionately involved with literature, music, philosophy, and most-of-all people, Francis sees counseling and therapy as engagement in the art of human relatedness. Francis works with adults and young adults, individuals and couples, and believes that a new therapy must be created for each person. Read More about Francis.

Serves Clients Ages: 18 – 100+


Insurance Francis Accepts
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Fallon
  • Humana
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Magellan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Penn Behavioral Health
  • Tufts
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Specialties
  • Spirituality
  • Anxiety
  • Men's Issues
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Relationship Issues
  • Young Adults
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Coaching
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Suicidal Ideation

 





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Dr. Julia Gefter | Licensed Psychologist #9808 MA
Julia is a licensed psychologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and considers Boston home. She received her BA in psychology from Boston University, and a PhD in clinical psychology from Suffolk University. Julia views therapy as an active and collaborative process of working towards therapeutic goals.

She genuinely cares about her clients’ concerns and goals, and works to help them gain not only relief, but also the ability to live as fully and happily as they wish. Her style is warm, empathic, and practical, and she uses humor when appropriate.Julia has six years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and couples with complicated backgrounds and situations. Read More about Julia

Serves Clients Ages: 18+ – 100+


Insurance Julia Accepts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • United Healthcare
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • Compsych
  • Tufts
  • Celtic Care
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • LGBTQ Affirmative Pyschotherapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Entitlement
  • Loss or Grief
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Attention Deficit (ADHD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Divorce

 


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Amy Marsili | Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Amy is a licensed independent clinical social worker who enjoys working with children, families, individuals and couples. Though experienced in a variety of modalities, Amy prefers a client-centered approach that accommodates the various needs and styles of her clients.

Amy has a particular interest in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma and addiction, and she appreciates the various ways that these challenges can impact relationships and personal fulfillment. Amy is committed to an approach that emphasizes the strengths and goals of clients and that leads to tangible outcomes.

Serves Clients Ages: 5 – 100+


Insurance Amy Accepts
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Neighborhood Health
  • Network Healthcare
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Life Coaching
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Entitlement
  • Loss or Grief
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Attention Deficit (ADHD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Divorce

 




Anthony Centore PhD

Alex Rossman | Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker #116033 MA
I think of myself as a “life mechanic.” My job is to help you understand what will make your life run smoother by making recommendations based on my knowledge of you and my 22 years of clinical experience and training specializing in psychiatric, substance abuse, dual-diagnosis and life stressors.

My experience has allowed me the opportunity to work with a diverse group of individuals, including the geriatrics, veterans and LGBTQ populations. I work with individuals, couples and family therapy. My therapeutic approach incorporates the style of CBT and DBT, however, I customize the therapy based on what each client needs at the time.

Serves Clients Ages: 5 – 100+


Insurance Alex Accepts
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon
  • Cenpatico
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Medicare
  • MHN
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Many More Specialties



Anthony Centore PhD

Dr. Lovern Moseley | Licensed Psychologist #9543 MA
Lovern is a Christian psychologist with over 20 years of experience in the mental health field with children, adolescents and adults struggling with emotional and behavioral issues and those with traumatic exposures.

 

She specializes in marriage and family therapy including work with interracial couples, multiracial individuals, and blended families. Other areas of interest include group therapy, parent management training, crisis intervention, coping with chronic illness and the long-term effects of foster care placement and resilience. Read More about Lovern



Serves Clients Ages: 5 – 100+


Insurance Lovern Accepts
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • MHNet
  • Tufts
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Many More Specialties

 





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Dr. Lynn Chosiad | Licensed Psychologist #9193 MA
Lynn is a licensed psychologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology.  Dr. Chosiad has had varied clinical experiences working with diverse populations in many different settings.  

In addition to working with clients who struggle with disordered eating and other weight and body image disturbances, Dr. Chosiad has extensive experience treating anxiety, depression and other mood disorders, relational issues, grief/loss, trauma, and family, career, and educational issues. Learn More about Lynn 


Serves Clients Ages: 15 – 100+



Insurance Lynn Accepts
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Behavioral Health System
  • Cigna
  • Cenpatico
  • Celtic Care
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Tufts
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Specialties
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Internet Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Many More Specialties

 






Boston Counseling Therapy Steven

Dr. Steven Graubard | Licensed Psychologist #6934 MA

Steven is a clinical psychologist with over thirty years' experience as both a licensed psychotherapist and organizational consultant. In his clinical role, Steve works with young adults and adults, taking a CBT and psychodynamic approach.

 

Today, Steven--who is a Clinical Psychologist, Licensed to practice in Massachusetts--provides counseling therapy and executive coaching services. He helps individuals improve their emotional, personal, and career lives with a well-rounded clinical approach. Steve also enjoys helping couples with relationship counseling and individuals struggling with grief, anxiety, or trauma. Read More about Dr. Steve here.


Serves Clients Ages: 18 – 100+


Insurance Steven Accepts
  • Aetna
  • American Behavioral Health
  • BCBS
  • Beacon
  • Cenpatico
  • Celtic Care
  • Cigna
  • Fallon
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • MHN
  • Neighborhood Health
  • Tufts
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare

Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Life Coaching
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Entitlement
  • Loss or Grief
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Attention Deficit (ADHD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Divorce
  • Many More Specialties




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Dr. Alan Fisch| Licensed Psychiatrist #28176 MA

Alan has decades of experience working in the field of psychiatry as both a clinician and educator. He has taught Psychopharmacology at Metrowest Medical Center, and Family Therapy at the Beth Israel Deaconness Hospital, in Boston.

Dr. Fisch is a licensed psychiatrist and is also Board Certified in Psychiatry. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Fisch is active in the community and has served on the boards of several community councils and organizations, including the Brookline Mental Health Center and the Brookline Commission for the Arts. Learn More about Alan


Serves Clients Ages: 5 – 100+


Insurance Alan Accepts
  • Aetna
  • Celtic Care
  • Cenpatico
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Tufts
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Treatment Approach
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
Specialties
  • Medication Management
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Infertility
  • Medical Detox
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Substance Abuse
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Many More Specialties





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Dr. Sumio Shinohara| Licensed Psychologist #8645 MA

Sumio is a licensed clinical psychologist. Sumio obtained a Doctor of Psychology in clinical psychology at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in Boston. Sumio is fluent in both English and Japanese. He is a Japanese speaking psychologist that offers counseling and psychology in either, English or Japanese.


Sumio specializes in child, adolescent, and adult mental health; often working with couples and families. Sumio has diverse experience from working at elementary schools, high schools, and community health centers in Boston. Learn More about Dr. Sumio


Serves Clients Ages: 5 – 100+


Insurance Sumio Accepts
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Fallon
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Health Network (MHN)
  • Health Net
  • Neighborhood Health
  • Network Health
  • Medicare
  • Tri Care
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Life Coaching
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Internet Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Many More Specialties




Life Coach Rusell Wolf

Russell Wolf| Licensed Mental Health Counselor #1497 MA
Russell is an artist and athlete at heart. Russell recieved a Bachelors in Psychology from Yale College, and a Masters of Education from Harvard Graduate School of Education (focusing on group, community, and organizational consultation).

 

While Russell helps a variety of clients, he has particular interest in helping couples in conflict, guiding clients through life and career issues, helping clients with depression and anxiety, counseling children, providing family therapy, running therapy groups, and consulting with organizations around team building. Learn More about Russell

 


Serves Clients Ages: 5 – 100+


Insurance Russell Accepts
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon
  • Cenpatico
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Tri Care
  • Tufts
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Career Counseling
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Internet Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Many More Specialties





Deborah Brigandi Boston Counselor Cambridge

Deborah Brigandi | Masters of Social Work, LICSW #114237 MA
Deborah has received a Bachelor of Science from Simmons College in Nutrition, and a Masters Degree from Boston College.

Deborah works with adults who are coping with depression, anxiety, and major life transitions, as well as couples experiencing relationship challenges. Deborah also has additional training and experience helping clients with nutrition-related diseases and weight management issues. Read More about Deb



Serves Clients Ages: 5 – 100+


Insurance Deb Accepts
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Career Counseling
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety or Fears
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Internet Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Substance Abuse
  • Teen Violence
  • Many More Specialties






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Dr. Teresa Blevins | Licensed Psychologist #9516 MA
Teresa is a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts. She holds a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Auburn University and and has post-doctoral training at Texas A&M University and The University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

 

She works to meet the client where they are and create a safe space for exploration and self compassion. Teresa has worked extensively with individuals and groups struggling with depression and anxiety, body image and disordered eating concerns, struggles with identity and changing phases of life, and survivors of sexual assault. Learn more about Teresa


Serves Clients Ages: 15 – 100+


Insurance Teresa Accepts
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon
  • Celtic Care
  • Cenpatico
  • Cigna
  • Fallon
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • MHN
  • Tufts
  • United Behavioral Healthcare
  • United Healthcare
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Attention Deficit (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Internet Addiction
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Many More Specialties