Jeri Ryan


Jeri Ryan


Telehealth Available
Professions: Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Mental Health Counselor - 7694
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Optum
  • Tufts Associated Health Plans, Inc.
  • UMR
  • United Behavioral Health
Fees: $175.00 individual sessions


teletherapy only
Westford, Massachusetts 01886

My Approach to Helping

I work to provide a safe environment for clients to explore feelings. I provide feedback and direction as necessary. I am not the \"listen and say \'Uh hum\" type. My approach is direct, and often I use humor to bring things into perspective. I use cognitive behavioral techniques to help you make sense of things and learn how your thinking affects your feelings and decisions. I identify cognitive distortions (ways of communicating that drive people to the brink) to help couples with conflict understand what is happening between them. I look to family of origin relationships (Object Relations) to help clients understand what is being repeated in their current relationships and how to move beyond that. I use trauma specific interventions (Psych-K, Neuro-emotional Technique and Heartspeak) to help clients move quickly through their distress. These techniques are also used to help clients change their behavior and beliefs about themselves. I use all of the above to help people find themselves, their value and worth as well as their life\'s purpose at any age.

More Info About My Practice

I am teletherapy only. I use all of my skills to work with the LBGTQ community. I provide counseling for relationships, polyamory, transitioning, cross-dressing, gender confusion. My goal is to improve the quality of life for anyone who comes into my practice.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

I have been in psychotherapy for 30 years...In practice and for myself. I believe in the change that can be created in therapy. I speak from experience. A therapist can only take a client as far as they have gone themselves . Perhaps this is why my supervisor, way back in the 1980's, told me, "What's your hurry Jeri?, You really can't be a good therapist until you're in your fifties, anyway?" He was so right. I love knowing the things I know now that I didn't when I was younger. Clients tell me they find my knowledge and take on life inspiring.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Telehealth

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Trauma Survivors, Couples in Conflict, LBGTQA, Mood Disorders

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Breakup
  • Cancer
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Forgiveness
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Parenting
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Energy Psychology
  • Object Relations
  • Psychodynamic
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