What to expect from individual therapy

Your therapy will be tailored specifically for you. We'll meet, I’ll carefully listen to you, and together we'll work toward growth and relief. My job is to offer a holding environment where we can discuss anything, and to provide experience with problems like yours without insisting you fit others' solutions. I have office hours on weekdays and weekends.

Common issues I work with

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Relationships
  • Open/Poly Relationships
  • Job dissatisfaction
  • Assertiveness
  • Substance abuse recovery
  • Social isolation
  • Sexual issues
  • Identity development
  • Race and racism issues
  • Gender identity
  • Trans identity and transition
  • Gay and Lesbian identity development
  • Adjusting to change
  • ADD and ADHD
  • Panic attacks
  • College stress
  • Not fitting in
  • Chronic illness
  • Codependency
  • "Nice Guy" Men

 

Fees and Insurance

  • I take the following insurances in-network:
    • Cigna
    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Medicare
  • I take some other insurances out-of-network.
  • I also take direct payment.
  • I have a sliding scale for folks in financial need (I reserve slots for low-income clients and students). Ask, and we'll see what we can work out.

Please feel free to learn more about my philosophy, professional background, and groups, as well as more practical considerations like directions. Leave me a phone message with any questions you may have.


CONTACT:

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Ted Helm, LICSW
617-863-0833
Ted (at) thelm.net

1234 Broadway, Somerville, MA