Westfield Counseling Services
We Are Here to Listen
We Are Here to Listen
Westfield Counseling Services is located at 5 Noble Ave, Westfield, MA
We are a collection of independently operating and practicing counselors dedicated to helping people realize their individual goals and feel better in meaningful ways. Because we are all independently practicing, we do not have one central number for you to call, in order to inquire about services, you must contact each counselor you are interested in separately. At the end of each person's biography, is their direct contact information.
In each practitioner's individual biography, you can see what insurance they accept. At this time, our counselors are unable to accept MassHealth.
Each counselor who shares this web space wants what is best for you, and only you can decide what that is. So please feel free to contact one or all of us to see what seems to make the most sense for you or your family member.
We also understand that even after talking or meeting with one of us, you may decide the fit is not right. Feel free to tell that counselor and they will do their best to refer you to another counselor either within or outside of our offices who can better assist you.
We really mean it when we say we want what is best for you!
Some of the independently practicing counselors on this page offer online video or phone sessions also known as Telemental Health. Some are now offering in person sessions. Now that the Governor's emergency order has been lifted please check with your Insurance company to make sure they are still covering telemental health, if that is the service you are interested in.
If you are sick in any way, even if it is not suspected Covid related, please help protect everyone's health and request an online appointment until you are feeling better.
We all wish you health and peace.
Please scroll down to see each therapist and how to contact them directly.
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From time to time, most of us have internal conflicts. When in conflict there are "parts" of us that become unbalanced by challenging beliefs, attitudes, and feelings that were taken on at different stages of life.
When we feel trapped and burdened by inner conflicts and also by our efforts to avoid hurt and pain, counseling can guide and support us in bringing curiosity and compassion to all of our "parts" with the aim of restoring balance, and having more inner harmony. Supportive counseling can guide you to tap into your inner wisdom and develop the self-knowledge, and self-acceptance you need to work with your life challenges.
As a counselor I bring over 30 years experience working with children, youth, and families in a variety of professional settings. Over these years I have come to know that we are all capable of living deeply fulfilling lives, and that beneath whatever suffering we may be experiencing, we are all a wonderful and meaningful part of this world. My collaborative counseling approach aims to help clients safely embody presence, perspective, curiosity, creativity, playfulness and compassion by interweaving the principles of Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapy, Intimacy from the Inside Out (IFIO) Couple therapy, and the practice of Mindfulness.
I am currently accepting new clients.
Please visit my website at familylifehealing.com, to see how I support
Teens, Young Adults and Families. 413-203-5977
I am a certified Psychosynthesis Counselor, Reiki Master, Yoga and Wellness instructor.
I bring over 25 years of experience for those who are seeking relief from stress, grief, chronic pain and illness, depression, anxiety and other life challenges. I look forward to helping you live your best life, by removing old patterns and teaching you tools to use in everyday life. Many of my clients enjoy using both talk therapy and energy healing in their sessions. My clientele often includes; teens, parents, working professionals, first responders, business owners and more.
Many clients come to me after trying other types of therapy or just wanting something new, alternative, or a more holistic approach. I also will help clients find other resources they may need more help with or areas of expertise that I am unable to provide. I look forward to helping you sort through any issues that are causing distress and guide you to a healthier, happier, way of living.
I am accepting new clients both in office and phone/zoom sessions.
Free no obligation initial consultation. I do not accept 3rd party insurance.
Private Pay Only , with payment options and I accept FSA and HSA cards.
Please contact me at 413-569-0444 or visit www.GuidanceForInnerPeace.com
When life is challenging, our old habits tend to run the show. Even when we know we need to do things differently, we are held back by our ingrained behaviors and subconsciously place limits on ourselves. In our work together I support you in making real, lasting change in how you feel about yourself and your capabilities, allowing for new, productive habits and beliefs to create the life you want.
I am a coach and somatic practitioner whose work is informed by 10 years of experience in body-centered techniques and education. I am a Certified Emotional Freedom Technique practitioner, Reiki practitioner and educator. I have a passionate interest in the mind/body connection and how it informs our mental, physical and emotional health. I also hold a Master’s degree in Education.
I offer in-person sessions in my office on Thursdays and Zoom or phone sessions for my other hours. Schedule a Free Discovery Session here to learn more.
I am a licensed independent clinical social worker and I work with adolescents 16 years and up and adults. I use an eclectic mix of treatment modalities.
My specialty areas include depression, anxiety, parenting and relationship issues, and
I currently accept BCBS and Aetna.
I am taking new clients for in person and online sessions.
Please contact me by calling 413-427-4084
My therapeutic approach focuses, above all else, on building a genuine therapeutic relationship with my clients. I will collaborate with you to create an open, caring, non-judgmental environment so that you feel safe sharing the struggles and challenges you are experiencing.
I have 13+ years experience working with parents, children, and couples who have faced a wide range of issues including domestic violence, divorce/separation, school related issues, depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders.What are you struggling with in your life? Do you have relationships with family and friends that you wish to improve? Are you grieving the loss of a loved one, or suffering from a recent divorce or separation? How has the pandemic impacted you and your loved ones? I look forward to hearing your story.
I currently accept OPTUM, United Health, BCBS, Anthem.
Please contact me at 413-216-4044 or email me at: email@example.com
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I work with adults 18 and up with a specialty in helping older adults with issues of transition. I use an eclectic mix of therapies to assist you in feeling better and meeting your individual goals.
I am adding insurances weekly, so please contact me for an updated list.
Currently I am accepting private pay, BCBS, CIGNA, TUFTS, AETNA, and Commonwealth Care Alliance. See my intake form listed below under my name.
I have a wait list.
Please contact me at 413-297-2719.
Life has wonderful qualities as well as difficulties which impacts people of all ages. Embarking on a journey to further explore, learn, making personal changes or supporting your family can be filled with an array of emotions. The wide range of the emotional world is a natural part of life.
Adaptive coping, is something any adult or child may at some point need support with. In my practice, all ages are welcome and I have extensive experiences working with children. When working with children the power of family involvement is often critical for the goal being sought after with therapy. I can help with the impact of trauma, attachment issues, processing adoption story, ADHD, anxiety, and depression. I also support clients and families who are exploring gender identity.
I offer traditional talk therapy as well as alternative therapies such as sand tray therapy, art therapy and play therapy for children. These expressive, hands-on approaches are powerful tools that deepen our work and can lead to greater understanding of ourselves. As a therapist, I am present to guide you (and your family) to where you want to go.
Currently I accept BCBS, OPTUM, HNE, and AETNA
Please me at 413-248-6369 to schedule an appointment if my message states that I have a wait list, I will only call you back once I have an opening. Thanks!
My goal is to offer a warm, encouraging and supportive environment where we can work together to meet your counseling needs. Start the journey to develop, regain, and maintain the inner strength to live a happy, successful, and stress-free life. Being your best self is possible.
My role is as a witness and guide who helps you design and create the space to help you truly come alive. Your path in life is unique. I hope to meet you along the way.
I accept the following insurance: HNE, BCBS, Optum, and Medicare.
I can NOT accept Medicare/Masshealth
I am currently accepting clients for online sessions only.
If you would like to set up an appointment, please call me at 860-415-3294.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. I integrate listening and support with the most effective treatment techniques. I am Certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) and Level 1 Trained in Internal Family Systems, IFS. I will work with you to identify the stuck points that are interfering with your life.
I specialize in the treatment of trauma-related symptoms. And integrate Internal Family Systems (IFS), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), to help you find relief.
Insurances: BCBS, GIC, Unicare, OneCare, Optum, Aetna, Cigna, Harvard Pilgrim through UHC.
I am not taking new people at this time.
I can be reached at 413-237-1928
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. I have over 8 years of experience helping people navigate major life transitions, immigration, relationship/marriage difficulties, develop deeper self-understanding and understanding of others. I also help people who have attained significant achievements in life, but still experience lack of satisfaction, loneliness, anxiety, or a sense of meaninglessness, to move forward with greater clarity, peace and satisfaction. My therapeutic approach is rooted in psychoanalytic theories, motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and extensive knowledge of Socionics. Socionics is a tool for understanding your unique way of seeing the world and the worldview of others, build effective and warm relations with other people, choose your profession, & social mission.
I am currently accepting BCBS, AETNA and Out of Network benefits. I am NOT able to take MassHealth or Medicare.
Please contact me by calling (413)241-7741.
I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and I have been providing counseling since 2010. I help my clients with issues like depression, anxiety, trauma, self-harm, family communication struggles, and many others. My focus is on helping my clients improve their self care, coping skills, communication, and confidence in themselves.
My specialization is in trauma counseling. I have worked with clients with a variety of traumatic experiences from witnessing violence to personal experiences with abuse. I work with this population by helping them build up their sense of safety, decrease their avoidance behaviors, and connect with the world again.
These are the insurances I accept:
I currently have a few daytime openings.
Please contact me by calling 413-579-6371.
ONLINE services only:
Fed up with feeling exhausted and anxious? Informed by my years of experience as an anxiety specialist and my own struggles with anxiety, I can teach you how to wrangle your untamed thoughts and how to regulate your nervous system. I will validate your experiences with anxiety and help you master how stress uniquely impacts YOU. This is not a cookie-cutter approach; I'll provide you with information and skills tailored to your anxiety. I also specialize in recovery from narcissistic abuse as well as eating disorders.
Please contact me for your free 15 min consultation.
Insurances I accept: Optum, Aetna, Tufts. I also accept private pay.
I am licensed to offer telehealth in VT.
I have immediate openings.
You can contact me at 413-454-9813
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. I have over 25 years experience providing trauma sensitive services to children and adults.
My practice is informed by several therapy modalities, these include Internal Family Systems (IFS), Gestalt, some Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Parent Management Training (PMT).
I take BCBS, AETNA, OPTUM, HNE, UBH, UHC and cash pay clients. If you have an HSA or an FSA card, I am authorized to take those too. I DO NOT take MassHealth or Medicare.
If you are a current client, this is a link to my Therapy Notes electronic health record client portal.
<a href="https://www.therapyportal.com/p/anniehotchkiss/">Client Portal</a>
I do not have openings at this time. Please contact me at 413-297-5564, if you want to be added to my waitlist .
To see a three minute video explaining how Internal Family Systems views the human condition, please go to this link: