Find Therapists and Counselors in Boston, MA

Find a Therapist in Boston, MA

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It’s normal to experience mental health issues and relationship problems. Talking to a licensed therapist can help. Therapy can teach you more about yourself and your mental health concerns in a healing way. Many therapies are evidence-based and have been proven effective.

Since 2007, GoodTherapy has helped people like you connect with ethical, compassionate counselors and therapists. The therapists listed above, who practice therapy in Boston, are trained to protect client confidentiality and privacy. In keeping with our high membership standards, these mental health professionals are also committed to eliminating the stigma that keeps many people from seeking help.

Beliefs about how much therapy costs may deter some people from finding a therapist. It’s a good idea to contact therapists you’re interested in and ask about insurance, sliding-scale fees, payment plans, and other options to stay within your budget.

Rest assured there are qualified therapists in Boston who can treat a variety of concerns, including family conflict, relationship issues, anxiety, or depression. With our directory, the right therapist is easy to find.

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About Boston

Boston is the seat of Suffolk County and the capital of Massachusetts. One-fourth of the total city area is water, and the land area is 48 square miles. Boston is home to 673,000 people. The city experienced a 9% increase in population from 2010 to 2016. 

Roughly 28% of the people who live in Boston are foreign-born. The ethnic composition of the city is 45% white, 20% Hispanic, 23% black, and 9% Asian. Thirty-seven percent of residents speak a foreign language at home. Boston has around 101,100 Spanish speakers, 25,300 Chinese speakers, and 24,800 French Creole speakers. 

Forty-six percent of Boston residents aged 25 or older have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. The mean yearly wage is $37,300, and the median household income is $58,500. Over 21% of people in Boston live below the poverty line.

Mental Health in Boston

Low mood is an issue among people in Boston. Twenty-seven percent of Boston public high school students were affected by persistent sadness in 2015. The percentage was higher for female students, those who identified as LGBTQ+, and foreign-born teens who had lived in the U.S. for fewer than seven years. 

Meanwhile, 12% of Boston adults reported persistent sadness during 2015. Adults who were out of work were more likely to report low mood than their employed peers. The suicide rate was 3.1 deaths per 100,000 for females and 9.1 deaths per 100,000 for males.

References:

  1. Boston, Massachusetts, United States. (2018, February 7). Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from https://www.britannica.com/place/Boston
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  3. Health of Boston 2016-2017. (2017). Boston Public Health Commission. Retrieved from https://www.boston.gov/sites/default/files/health_of_boston_2016-2017.pdf
  4. QuickFacts: Boston city, Massachusetts. (n.d.). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved from https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/bostoncitymassachusetts/PST045216