Laura Stevens

LICSW

Laura Stevens

LICSW

Professions: Clinical Social Worker, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Billing and Insurance:
Fees: $160 per session
Out of Network available for individual therapy
$40 per session for Yoga and Mindfulness CBT Group.
Free Initial Consultation

Offices

266 Beacon Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116

My Approach to Helping

I strive to provide a warm, supportive, nonjudgmental atmosphere where clients are free to explore their difficulties as well as reconnect with and harness their strengths. I aim to create a space where growth, healing, and transformation can occur. I do this by using a client-centered approach, listening kindly, and offering constructive feedback to help clients challenge self-defeating beliefs and behaviors. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is my main theoretical orientation. My goal is to help each individual to access their unique strengths and remove any blockages that are preventing them from attaining their highest state of well-being and becoming their whole selves. I have helped clients to learn skills to better manage stress, as well as to recover from depression, anxiety and substance use using a CBT approach. Although CBT is my main orientation, I understand that each person’s needs are unique and I apply other modalities including insight orientated therapy and mindfulness.

I provide both short and longer- term therapy depending on your individual needs. I have specialized experience working with LGBTQI individuals, trans individuals, and Veterans. I am a trained yoga and meditation teacher and use mindfulness-based practices in therapy for clients who may benefit. I am available for a free phone consultation.

More Info About My Practice

More about my background: I have a Master's Degree from Columbia University School of Social Work. I have over 13 years of experience. I completed a six month-long training program in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I teach Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Simmons College .

Groups: I run an 8 week Yoga and Mindfulness CBT group. This is a short-term, 8 week skills-based group that combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with chair yoga and mindfulness-based practices to help improve mood and increase one's sense of well-being. CBT and yoga have a proven ability to decrease stress, anxiety and depression. By combining both of these modalities, participants will become more aware of triggers to stress, anxiety and depression and will learn the skills to improve their mood.

Services I Provide

  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Adults
  • Elders

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Professionals, Adults, College Students, Young Professionals, Executives, LGBTQ individuals, Transgender Individuals, Veterans

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Love
  • Shame
  • Stress
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry

Types of Therapy

  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)

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