Desiree Rivera


Desiree Rivera
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Desiree Rivera


Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist, Drug and Alcohol Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
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36 Miller Stile Road
Quincy, Massachusetts 02169

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My Approach to Helping

Desiree Rivera attained her Bachelors of Arts in Psychology at Newbury College in 2011 and completed her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family therapy at Eastern Nazerene College in 2016. Desiree began working in the field human services over 10 years ago, initially mentoring at risk inner city youth and later working as In-Home Family Therapist. Desiree has been providing substance services for 9 years, working as an outpatient clinician and inpatient clinical supervisor. In her work with individuals and families, Desiree utilizes an array of therapeutic techniques; cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, and strength-based therapy. Desiree believes that providing an individuals and families with a safe space to explore and discover their inner strengths, can promote an increase in self-esteem, motivation, communication and healing.

Services I Provide

  • Art Therapy
  • Chemical Dependency Evaluation
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Intervention
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Anxiety
  • Behaviorism
  • Bipolar
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Family Problems
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sex Addiction
  • Stress

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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