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Getting counseling shouldn’t be a hassle.
At Thriveworks it’s never been easier.

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Cambridge Therapy – Life Coaching, Psychiatry, and Mental Health Services

Finding a qualified and experienced counselor, psychiatrist, psychologist, or coach who can meet your needs is often a complicated process for many. Thriveworks has created a new kind of mental health practice to offer a more inviting and straightforward way.

Some individuals pursue coaching or counseling as a means of preventing significant issues and encouraging general personal growth, but many people don’t start their search until they’re already been suffering through the pain of a life issue like depression, anxiety, or a relationship problem.

Living through a difficult time is hard enough as it is. Having to call various counseling offices and hope that a counselor will have an opening (and accept your insurance) can make matters worse. It’s essential to speak with someone when you need it most.

Getting counseling or psychotherapy shouldn’t be a challenge. At Thriveworks Cambridge Therapy, we want to make sure you get the counseling or coaching care you need as soon as possible, which is why we offer first-time clients an appointment as close to when they call as possible — usually within 24 hours. This is also why we offer online counseling therapy opportunities.

We believe that you, just like everyone else, have the potential to thrive in life.

Perhaps one of the following scenarios seems familiar:

  • You need help overcoming grief and moving forward as the result of a loved one’s passing
  • You’re anxious, continually thinking about missed opportunities and mistakes, and missing out on life right here, right now
  • You and your family have recently relocated to a new city, and your once happy-go-lucky child is having a hard time adjusting to changing schools, and now you’re in search of a family therapist
  • You and your significant other are considering marriage and want some professional guidance
  • You’re married but find yourself falling for someone who is not your spouse and are looking for guidance

Even if nothing above resembles any of your life experiences, you undoubtedly have other hardships — big or small. Difficult life situations are not shameful or tragic in and of themselves, but they can become tragic when you try to keep the problems hidden and suffer through them alone. There is always someone who can help, regardless of the issue.

Contact our office to set up your first appointment. The counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, and coaches at Thriveworks Cambridge Therapy are sought out for their dedication to inspiring personal growth through wide availability and customized treatment plans. If you are interested in pursuing in-person therapy or online counseling therapy, reach out today.

Millions of people have already learned how a mental health professional can help you to:

  1. Set goals and take steps toward reaching them
  2. Process challenging relationships and life issues
  3. Pursue and achieve personal growth

Counseling and coaching address an essential element of our overall wellbeing that we often ignore or — worse yet — treat as taboo.

In order to be physically healthy, we have to exercise regularly, get plenty of sleep, and eat a balanced diet. Your psychological health is no different — it deserves your attention and care to live a full, balanced life.

Without addressing both your physical and mental health, you become unbalanced, and even simple tasks and decisions can become overwhelming (or impossible).

You might even think that everything is fine, much in the way that someone with a high metabolism and a poor diet can confuse their svelte figure with physical fitness. And to a degree, this might be true, but there is always room for continued personal growth, and a counselor or coach can help you identify opportunities to do so.

The professionals at Thriveworks Cambridge Therapy are equipped to help with a wide variety of mental health issues, which include:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Couples and marriage counseling
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsessive-compulsive tendencies
  • Grief counseling
  • Child therapy
  • Suspected abuse in a child
  • Psychiatric testing
  • Anger management
  • Addiction issues
  • Professional development
  • Life transitions such as divorce or loss of a job

While it’s not possible to list every scenario and reason people work with Thriveworks Cambridge Counseling, know that we have a therapist or coach who can help you with whatever the concern, situation or goal is that brought you to our page.

Six months in and still coming. Have been helped immensely. Safety, convenience, compassion, and late hours really helped me commit.”

From our humble beginnings in 2008 in a one-room, windowless office, Thriveworks now serves thousands of individuals, couples, and families every year with 17 locations across the country (and counting). We began with the mission of helping our clients dramatically improve their lives and relationships and have not swayed from that focus, despite our growth.

Our counselors and coaches are fully licensed and credentialed leaders in the field — many have been featured in trusted news outlets, such as, Mashable, The Boston Globe, CNN, Chicago Tribune, Counseling Today, The Cult of Mac, Bleacher Report, The Monitor and Prevention. Our clinicians are also dedicated to continuing their education and staying up-to-date on cutting edge techniques and relevant knowledge. Here at Thriveworks in Cambridge, we are passionate about being client-centered.

No Waiting Lists: Sessions within 24 Hours

Some counselors think that having a waiting list is a sign of professional success. We see it as a sign of a poorly managed practice.

As stated earlier, Thriveworks was established on the belief that everyone can benefit from a relationship with a skilled, qualified counselor or coach. Everyone has the potential to live a meaningful, fulfilling and balanced life — to thrive.

From our very first session, where we’ll learn about you and your background, we will help you develop a sense of hope, direction and purpose; it’s our goal that you’ll leave each session better off than when you came.

For that reason, we want to see you as soon as possible, which is why most of our first-time clients arrive at their first sessions within 24 hours of reaching out to us.

Extended Evening and Weekend Hours

Thriveworks Cambridge Therapy appointments are available at times that suit your schedule; we offer daytime, evening, and weekend sessions.

Our current hours of operation are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, but don’t hesitate to call us if a time outside of this schedule would be more convenient for you. Our clinicians often meet with clients outside of our already extended hours.

Yes, we really are that committed to your wellbeing.

Telephone and Email Access to Your Counselor

Every Thriveworks Cambridge Therapy client receives his or her clinician’s phone number and email address and is invited to reach out to him or her even without an appointment.

Contact Thriveworks Cambridge Therapy

Life is not always easy — at times, it can seem downright unbearable. However, happiness is achievable. The very fact that you’ve come this far in the process by reaching this page is a good indication that you have the inner strength to reach out and clasp a helping hand.

You can live happily. Your life has a significant meaning. Let’s work together and discover a more fully realized, healthy you.

Reach out to us today to set up your first session. We look forward to meeting you!

Everyone feels anxious or sad from time to time. We all deal with uncomfortable situations and tough challenges in our lives. But sometimes those problems can take on a life of their own. They can start to wear on you, like a big sack of heavy rocks that drags behind you, slowing you down no matter where you go.

Many clients find relief by speaking with licensed Thriveworks psychiatrists. These medical doctors are trained to diagnose, treat, and prevent mental illness. They can evaluate your symptoms, determine the best course of action, and help you to reduce your symptoms. Psychiatrists can even prescribe medication and provide various talk therapy options, depending on the path that’s best for your situation.

The board-certified psychiatrists at Thriveworks are ready to help. Set up an online appointment today.

Our Clients Get More

We call this The Thriveworks Difference

Thriveworks Typical Counseling Practice
Offices open early and late
Same- or next-day appointments
Appointments start on time Unlikely
Care at 240+ locations
Phone access to your provider between sessions
Email access to your provider between sessions
Providers that accept major insurance plans
Online counseling opportunities Unlikely
Ask-a-coach 24hr Q&A
Text support via our Success Navigator
Exclusive video content
Counselor-moderated community discussion
Ultra-flexible 23.5hr cancellations
A free e-copy of "Leaving Depression Behind"
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People Love Our Providers!

Overall Rating: 5★★★★★ based on 44 5 1 44 reviews. See all reviews
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I have been working with Melissa Bryant for more than a year. I feel that over time our therapy sessions have been extremely beneficial for me. I intend to continue working with Melissa for the foreseeable future. She’s a peach!

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I have been working with Melissa Bryant for more than a year. I feel that over time our therapy sessions have been extremely beneficial for me. I intend to continue working with Melissa for the foreseeable future. She’s a peach!
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Great representation.

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Great representation.
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Good

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Good
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Been good so far

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Been good so far
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Couldn’t be happier.

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Couldn’t be happier.
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Counselors are warm and upfront.

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Counselors are warm and upfront. I haven’t left a session yet without feeling like I have gained some perspective.
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So far, so good.

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So far, so good. It’s been good to chat with someone but I want to see where this will lead and far I’ll grow.
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Grateful to have found your practice.

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Grateful to have found your practice.
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Easy scheduling and good first visit.

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Easy scheduling and good first visit.
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I enjoyed my initial experience with Thriveworks

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I enjoyed my initial experience with Thriveworks. The environment was very welcoming and the conversation was helpful.
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I felt comfortable

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I felt comfortable and well matched with my therapist
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Serene setting and I don’t feel my intake appointment was wasted.

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Serene setting and I don’t feel my intake appointment was wasted.
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Good start on therapy

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Good start on therapy, relaxing atmosphere, Joan has a lot of good and relevant experience to my situation.
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Easy system to use and the therapists are brilliant!

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Easy system to use and the therapists are brilliant!
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Easy to schedule appointments online

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I like how easy it is to schedule appointments online, and the people are great.
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Emily was very nice and welcoming

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Everything went great, only downside is the location is hard to find. I tried going up the stairs and wasn’t able to go in so I got stuck and had to come down and take the elevator. Then when I got inside it wasn’t clear what I was supposed to do so I waited for a few minutes until I realized my counselor was in her office and I just couldn’t see her because the door was slightly closed. But once I got in everything went super well. Emily was very nice and welcoming.
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I really enjoyed starting the conversation today! Thank you!

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I really enjoyed starting the conversation today! Thank you!
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Professional and easy to set up a first appointment

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Professional and easy to set up a first appointment
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Just started therapy. First 2 sessions so far only. Let’s see.

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Just started therapy. First 2 sessions so far only. Let’s see.
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Too early to know how this will really go but so far so good.

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Too early to know how this will really go but so far so good.
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My daughter was very pleased with her visit.

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My daughter was very pleased with her visit.
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It was only my first session

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It was only my first session but I made some meaningful connections and left excited to work towards my goals.
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Great service

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Great service
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We had a great visit with Russ Wolf

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We had a great visit with Russ Wolf and are looking forward to our next one!
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The scheduling process was good

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The scheduling process was good. I would have liked to hear the information in the follow up email from the person doing the scheduling. It’s nice to talk to people who care about making sure you are comfortable with the process. The session itself was also good, even though I was confused about the multiple mass ave addresses in Cambridge. I would have liked to have more of a choice in therapist - maybe top three suggestions then given a choice? Also, an option to opt in to the $99 24/7 services.
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Great

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Great
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We felt very much relieved yesterday.

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We felt very much relieved yesterday. Looking forward to the next meeting.
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I am very happy with my service so far.

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I am very happy with my service so far. I loved working with Dr. Graubard.
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The call to set-up the first meeting

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The call to set-up the first meeting was very organized, I enjoyed the person I meet with, felt extremely comfortable and look forward to the future. Also, the process of the ThriveWorks site, where you can review Bio’s was helpful in finding a good fit.
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Great office great people.

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Great office great people. Very helpful positive and encouraging place
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Dyanne was a very good listener

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Dyanne was a very good listener and very compassionate.
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Thank you!

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Thank you!
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Easy instructions for first visit

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Easy instructions for first visit, Matt was wonderful, looking forward to my next appointment.
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Excellent fit so far

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Excellent fit so far
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I’ve had a great experience

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I’ve had a great experience thus far and I’ve been able to fit therapy into my schedule!
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Matt was great!

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Matt was great! I am looking forward to seeing him again soon
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Initial consultation should be

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Initial consultation should be 2 hours. 1 for an ’interview ’ and the second to ’get into things’.
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Easy Access

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Easy access, quick scheduling of appointments, affordable rates for elders, experienced counselor
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Very Helpful

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Very helpful!!! Loved every single second of it.
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Great!

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Great! Only one appointment thus far but my therapist was kind and considerate. Working towards solving my bigger issues.
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Excellent

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Excellent, professional counseling. Greg really knows how to engage with people and help them.
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Good

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Good
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Very helpful

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I've only gone to one appointment so far, and it's the first time I've gone to an appointment like this of any kind. That being said, my counselor was very helpful. I arrived a mess, and I left feeling slightly less messy. I still have much to work through, but this start is the breath of fresh air I didn't know I so desperately needed.
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Great Progress

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I have made great progress with the goals that I toward better mental health and life.
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Thriveworks Counseling

Schedule your first appointment with a Thriveworks Counselor or Life Coach!

  • 929 Massachusetts Ave
    Cambridge, MA 02139

  • Mon-Fri:7AM-12AM
    Saturday:7AM-6PM
    Sunday:8AM-5PM

It’s Time to Start a Relationship with a Thriveworks Counselor

It’s not easy, but we’re extremely selective about the counselors, psychologists, and coaches that join our practice. Experience a provider with skill and passion for helping clients make meaningful advances in their lives, relationships, careers, and happiness.


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We believe that everyone can benefit from counseling or coaching with a skilled and caring professional.