Alison Mamatey

MA, LMHC

Alison Mamatey

MA, LMHC

Professions: Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Mental Health Counselor - 10446
Billing and Insurance:

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: I offer two options: 45-minute sessions for $150 and 60-minute sessions for $175. I can also provide an invoice and walk you through the process of accessing your out-of-network benefits, which often cover 80% of the fee.

Offices

661 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, Massachusetts 02476

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My Approach to Helping

Welcome! Do you currently struggle with any of the following: anxiety; indecisiveness; tough inner critic; difficulty saying no; low self-esteem; heavy focus on wanting to make others like you; a nagging feeling you’re doing something wrong or there may be something wrong with you? The good news is, these are not inherent traits people are born with and you are not bound to eternally struggle with these things! Therapy will give you the opportunity to uncover the root causes of these struggles in order to make changes in the here and now. Please click on my website link at the bottom, right side of the page to find out more about the benefits of this therapy!

I care deeply for the people I work with and through genuine collaboration, my clients describe a sense of feeling truly heard and understood. I invite you to email or call today to find out more!

More Info About My Practice

I work with adults (ages 18 and older) and teenagers in a private practice in the heart of Arlington Center. My office is bright, warm, and welcoming! As a licensed therapist with over 10 years of experience in the mental health field, I draw from a wide variety of theoretical approaches, including psychodynamic (insight-oriented), cognitive-behavioral (skills-focused), and relational therapies. I believe the right therapeutic relationship makes all the difference in therapy, so finding a therapist you "click with" is crucial!

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I treat a wide array of issues, including anxiety, depression, and stress from life transitions. My specialty is in difficult backgrounds and family dynamics, with a focus on how those difficulties can affect us in the here and now. Common symptoms of difficult family dynamics (whether past or current dynamics) include anxiety, depression, being a "people pleaser," difficulty expressing anger in a healthy way, trouble feeling heard, and many more. Therapy will help "connect the dots" between your current struggles and where they come from in order to make truly lasting changes in how you feel and how your relate to the world.

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Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Depression
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Individuation
  • Isolation
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Phobias
  • School issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Collaborative Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
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