Counseling in Newton, MA. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Newton, Massachusetts will help you make the changes you want.

Abigail Blackburn, Psy.D.

Abigail Blackburn, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

233 Needham Street Third Floor, Newton, Massachusetts 02464 | 617-686-2420

My experience has been that a collaborative or "team" approach to therapy solves problems quickly and thoroughly. Helping people to help themselves produces the most noticeable changes that remain significant over time.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

Grey Matters Intl & Dr. Kevin Fleming(cited expert for NY Times, CNN, Fortune, Sporting News)is all about bold thinking & neuroscience innovation in getting mood/behavior change when shrinking,feel good self-help, and pills aren't cutting it. Indiv/couples/family.

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Newton is located in Massachusetts not too far from the great city of Boston. Its location makes a wide variety of attractions readily available to local residents as well as tourists from afar. Kenneth Wildes Hair Salon may prove to be a great girl outing with spa treatments, pedicures, and much more. Attractions geared more toward family-fun the Publick Theatre Boston. Offering workshops for children and teenagers of all ages as well as family-friendly productions, this location makes a perfect evening outing for the entire family. In terms of recreation, Hammond Pond Reservation is not too far from town proving to be a beautiful location for fishing, hiking and more. With free admission, this park is ideal for your next family picnic and day in the sun with plenty to entertain your children and teenagers.1 Cabot Elementary, Brown Middle, and Newton North High are three schools located nearby to meet your family’s educational needs.

Mental Health in Newton

Inability to secure adequate employment can lead an individual to experience much stress. Jewish Vocational Services provides many programs to the unemployed so that financial stressors do not lead to more serious mental health issues. Newton residents can participate in employment searches and workforce development programs. Participants in the program learn job skills that are in high demand, and which lead to employment in a variety of settings. English courses further assist workers in developing the skills they need to obtain employment. For additional information, call 617-399-3131.2

The city of Newton seeks to inform the community of the warning signs of suicide, as well as common life issues that may lead one to consider ending their own life. The city provides QPR Training - Question, Persuade, Refer - which teaches residents how to recognize and effectively respond to mental health emergencies. By empowering regular citizens to intervene in a positive manner, the city hopes to reduce the incidence of suicide in the community. For information about QPR Training, or other efforts the city has undertaken to improve mental health, call 617-796-1000.3

The Newton Mentoring Alliance oversees programs that provide positive adult role models for area students in grades 4-12. Mentors offer emotional support and encouragement that help children thrive amidst difficult life circumstances. Mentors also provide assistance with schoolwork, provide children with information about healthy decision-making, and spend time recreating and having fun. To inquire about becoming a mentor, call 617-559-2060.4

Current Education

The Newton Community Service Center uses child-first programs to foster the development of healthy social and emotional growth. Their individualized services help children reach their full potential by engaging them in highly structured, open-ended educational experiences. In particular, children learn valuable social skills as they learn to play together in a non-competitive manner. Programs are offered for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Various services also promote parents' knowledge and understanding of effective parenting practices. Many other programs are available. Call 617-969-5906 for further details.5


1. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (2017). Hammond Pond Reservation. Retrieved from
2. Jewish Vocational Services. (2017). Build Your Skills. Retrieved from
3. City of Newton. (2017). Coalition for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health. Retrieved from
4. Newton Mentoring Alliance. (2017). Programs. Retrieved from
5. Newton Community Service Center. (2017). Early Education and Child Care. Retrieved from

Newton is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. It has a land area of 17.83 square miles and a water area of 0.32 square miles.  The population of Newton is 88,817 people with 31,077 households and a median annual income of $122,080. .

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Licensed, professional counseling in Newton is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Newton public health department.