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470,633 people sought individual therapy help in Massachusetts in the last year

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Kelsey Quinn

Hear from Kelsey Quinn, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

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What is your go-to approach for individual therapy?

My go-to approach for helping people in individual therapy is individualized treatment using CBT techniques. I enjoy using CBT techniques because it can help the client understand any anxious or depressed thoughts and challenge them. It is empowering to the client.

What tools do you teach in individual therapy?

I teach the following tools in individual therapy:

  • Putting your thoughts on trial - finding factual evidence backing up a negative thought or disproving it.
  • Grounding techniques - using and practicing different skills to ground oneself to the present rather than sitting in the future or the past.

How do you know when a client is making meaningful progress in individual therapy?

I know a client is making meaningful progress in individual therapy when they are able to recognize their own behaviors and start to practice changing them.

What can clients do in their personal time to supplement individual therapy?

Clients can supplement their time in individual therapy by practicing skills outside of sessions and engaging in complementary activities like healthy socialization.

What should someone do to prepare for starting individual therapy?

To prepare for your first individual therapy session, you can sign up with the desire and willingness to feel better.

Starting Individual therapy

What is individual therapy?

Individual therapy, also known as individual-counseling, allows people to engage in private sessions with a skilled therapist, counselor, or psychologist. The core objective of individual therapy is to establish a secure and confidential setting where they can openly discuss whatever emotional, psychological, or behavioral challenges you face. Through these one-on-one sessions, the client and therapist work together to delve into, comprehend, and ultimately find solutions for the issues at hand in their life.

How does individual therapy work?

Individual therapy unfolds in a structured process, commencing with an initial assessment in which the therapist gathers essential information about your history, concerns, and objectives. Together, you and your therapist collaboratively establish specific, attainable goals for your sessions, which can encompass symptom alleviation, personal development, or finding solutions to particular challenges.

Can individual therapy help me?

Yes, individual therapy, also known as individual-counseling, at Thriveworks can help you to improve your mental health and overall quality of life.

Is individual therapy conducted in person or online?

Individual therapy at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and via Online therapy. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does individual therapy last?

The duration of your individual therapy sessions will vary. The decision on the number and frequency of sessions is typically collaboratively determined by the client and therapist.

How much does individual therapy cost?

At Thriveworks, we take most major forms of insurance, which means that many of our clients only pay $0-$50 co-pay per session. However, there are also self-pay options that sit around $200 per session, depending on the service and location, for those who are out-of-network.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Quincy therapists and counselors accept 26 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts | BCBS

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts | BCBS Medicare Advantage (HMO | PPO)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • Fallon Health

  • First Health Network

  • Humana Exchange

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Self-pay costs at Quincy
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

5.0 Thriveworks Quincy reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
Wideleine is absolutely AMAZING!!!! She selflessly gives of herself for her patients and genuinely listens to the needs of her patients. She provides counseling without judgment and truly loves her job. It is evident in how she works with her patients.
Read more Wideleine is absolutely AMAZING!!!! She selflessly gives of herself for her patients and genuinely listens to the needs of her patients. She provides counseling without judgment and truly loves her job. It is evident in how she works with her patients.
Quincy Nov 2021
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
I am very happy to have worked with Amanda Bright. She always had a smile on and a positive attitude. She was great she with the clientele; she was encouraging and empathetic but also showed much discipline and great work ethic. She is very attentive and would make a great choice as a therapist.
Read more I am very happy to have worked with Amanda Bright. She always had a smile on and a positive attitude. She was great she with the clientele; she was encouraging and empathetic but also showed much discipline and great work ethic. She is very attentive and would make a great choice as a therapist.
Quincy Apr 2020
Review left on Thriveworks.com
★★★★★
I loved working with Amanda because of her authenticity. She is unapologetically herself and uses her strengths of empathy and relationship building to work with clients. She cares for clients in a way that is both professional and genuine. I believe that Amanda is a great clinician who empowers clients to achieve their own goals.
Read more I loved working with Amanda because of her authenticity. She is unapologetically herself and uses her strengths of empathy and relationship building to work with clients. She cares for clients in a way that is both professional and genuine. I believe that Amanda is a great clinician who empowers clients to achieve their own goals.
Quincy Apr 2020
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Quincy is located off of Adams St, near the intersection of Adams and Bridge St and across the street from the Adams National Historical Park. We currently share a building with Focal Early Education Center and My Learning Center, and our building is neighbored by Interfaith Social Services and The Bureau Drawer Thrift Shop. The closest bus stop is Adams St opp Alleyne St.

Phone number

(617) 545-0726

Languages spoken by MA providers

  • Gujarati
  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Thursday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Monday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am - 9:00pm

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Wednesday 7:00am - 9:30pm
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Saturday 7:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Monday 7:00am - 9:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 9:30pm

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