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Arbour Counseling Services

Arbour Counseling Services offers a full range of programs and clinical specialties that include individual, couple, family, and group counseling for all ages, emergency assessments during times of crisis, evaluation and treatment of anxiety, depression and stress-related issues. Treatment can also include individual plans developed in close collaboration with patients’ and referrers’ goals and needs. Primary therapists work to coordinate all treatment issues and to maintain communication with other involved professionals.   Please note that some of the counseling services require a fee, contact Arbour for more information.

Website: www.arbourhealth.com/counseling.htm

Locations near NECC:

  • 599 Canal Street, Suite 1 East, Lawrence, MA 01840

Phone: 978.686.8202

  • 116 Summer Street, Haverhill, MA 01830

Phone: 978.373.7010

 Brickett’s Mill Counseling Associates, Inc.

At Brickett’s Mill, counseling is a private, personal experience conducted in “living room” setting.  Their counselors begin by listening to understand your needs. The counselor’s skill and experience are used to ask appropriate questions that can help you sort through your issues and concerns and pick a starting point. The counselor’s perspectives will help you discover new alternatives. Brickett’s Mill counseling provides services to help with grieving, trauma, abuse, behavioral issues, relationship, depression, anxiety, and recovery from addictions along with a wide variety of other services.

Website: www.brickettsmillcounseling.com

Office Location: 10 Brickett’s Mill Road, Hampstead, NH 03841

Phone: 603.329.4379

 Center for Eating Disorder Management

The Center for Eating Disorders Management has been providing specialized outpatient treatment for eating disorders since 1988. CEDM now treats persons considering Bariatric Surgery and children and adults with a wide range of disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder and Severe Obesity. The Center’s multidisciplinary outpatient treatment consists of a team of nurse practitioners, psychotherapists and registered dieticians. They provide specialized medical, psychological and nutritional assessments and treatment using a holistic approach. It is their belief that the key to success lie in early detection and intervention and they are pleased to offer a caring supportive environment to clients and their families as they work towards good health.

Website: www.cedm-inc.com

Office Location: 360 Route 101, Unit 10, Bedford, NH 03110

Phone: 603.472.2846

 Center for Family Development (COSI Counseling Center)

The COSI staff provides services to children, adolescents, adults and elders, which include diagnostic evaluations, psychiatric assessments, case consultation, 24 hour emergency coverage, psychological testing as well as individual, family, and group counseling. COSI operates as multi-disciplinary teams at each site, with both child and adult board certified psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse clinicians heading up the medical staff, along with psychologists, clinical social workers, licensed mental health counselors, and Master’s Level clinicians. They are highly trained and experienced in a full range of therapeutic and counseling services. COSI strives to provide the highest quality of service in a safe and confidential environment. This coordinated clinician team concept offers clients the assurance of receiving a comprehensive, professional care in a comfortable, friendly environment. In addition to clinician’s professional expertise, they provide a genuine sense of caring, compassionate understanding, and a warm, nurturing attitude.

Website: www.cosicounseling.com

Office Location: 45 Merrimack Street, Suite 200, Lowell, MA 01852

Phone: 978.459.2306

Email: cfd@cosicounseling.com

Center for Life Management Behavioral Health Systems (CLM)

As a provider of behavioral and mental health services, CLM is an organization dedicated to helping people achieve their optimal mental health and overall well-being. CLM also assists individuals by helping them maximize family and other important relationships in their lives, and providing supportive services to help them be as healthy, successful and productive as possible in their daily lives. CLM provides services and effective treatment options specifically designed to meet the needs at each stage of life and for children, adolescents, adults, and those who are in an emergency situation.

Website: www.centerforlifemanagement.org

Office Locations nearest NECC:

  • 44 Stiles Rd, Salem, NH 03079

Phone: 603.893.3548

  • 10 Tsienneto Road, Derry, NH 03038

Phone: 603.434.1577

  • 218 East Road Hampstead, NH 03841

Phone: 603.434.1577

 Counseling Associates of Dracut and Methuen (CADM)

CADM helps individuals deal with feeling by offering individual, couple, family, group, grief, and play therapy. Counselors help with addictions and substance abuse through evaluations and treatments, CADM encourages individuals to take control of their lives by being responsible for their thought, feelings, and behavior in order to develop a sense of personal power. CADM emphasized the process of valuing ones self and others and help adult and children discover their inner potential which leads to the creation of strong relationships in personal and group situations.

Website: www.cadm-therapists.com

Office Location nearest NECC:

  • 236 Pleasant St, Methuen, MA 01844

Phone:  978.683.0133

  • Dracut Village Square, 14 Broadway Rd, Dracut, MA 01826

Phone: 978.934.9444

 Family Service and EAP, Inc

Family Service, Inc. is a non-profit social service agency located in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Originally established in 1854 as a relief society for the area’s newly arriving immigrant mill workers, Family Service has grown in recent years from a small mental health clinic to a large and dynamic organization providing over 20 programs and services. Family Service believes that every person’s emotional health and wellbeing is most influenced by the group of people that they call “family”. To achieve our mission and strengthen families, we provide a broad range of treatment and prevention programs that meet the unique needs of each member of a family. Family Service’s mission is to strengthen individuals and families by building skills for successful home, school, work, and community life.

Website: www.familyserviceinc.com

Office Location: 430 North Canal Street, Lawrence, MA 01840

Phone: 978.327.6600

Email: Info@FamilyServiceInc.com

 General Psychological Associates

General Psychological Associates is a group of dedicated professionals who provide the highest quality care with a wide range of outpatient mental health services on location. Services include counseling for children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families as well as counseling regarding grief, eating disorders, and gender issues. The center also includes services for neuropsychological testing, treatment of depression and anxiety, management regarding ADD, ADHD, behavioral issues, as well a learning disabilities. The center provides a wide variety of services under a highly trained and professional staff.

Website: www.generalpsychologicalassociates.com
Office Location: 3 Dundee Park, Suite 203, Andover, MA 01810

Phone: 978.475.3590

fax: 978.475.7620

In Home Therapy (IHT)

IHT is meant to be a short-term, intensive service provided by a team consisting of a master’s level therapist and a qualified paraprofessional.  One or both members of the team work with the families on the identified goals.

12 Methuen Street, Lawrence, MA 01840

On Call Phone: 978.590.1471


Mass 2-1-1 online directory is an information resource for emergency food, rent, help paying your heating and utility bills, mental health counseling, health programs, public health and safety services, child care referrals, job resources, and other help for individuals, parents and families. 

  • Connec to a Mass 2-1-1 Information and Referral Specialist. Calls are free, and confidential. Interpreter services are available in over 140 languages.

Website: www.mass211help.org

Phone: Dial 2-1-1 or 877.211.6277 (TTY) 50.370.4890

 Massachusetts Eating Disorder Association (MEDA)

MEDA is a non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention and treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating. MEDA’s mission is to prevent the continuing spread of eating disorders through educational awareness and early detection. MEDA acts as a mentor to the community to raise awareness and understanding of eating disorders, empowers individuals to live free of body, food, and weight issues, develops new and diversified forms of treatments for patients and loved ones, and assists individuals by offering their skills and support to encourage recovery. MEDA serves as a support network and resource for clients, loved ones, clinicians, educators and the general public.

Website: www.medainc.org

Office Location: 92 Pearl Street, Newton, MA 02458

Phone: 617.558.1881

 Mental Health Associate of Greater Lowell (MHaGL)

MHAGL is a non-profit associate looking to promote mental health, prevent mental illnesses, and improve care and treatment services for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled. MHAGL provides counseling for individuals, families, as well as groups and has a crisis intervention program, psychological testing and medication services. MHAGL also provides help with depression, anxiety and panic disorders, stress management and substance abuse.

Website: www.mhalowell.org

Office Location: 99 Church St, Lowell, MA 01852

Phone: 978.458.6282

Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester

The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (The Center) is a private, non-profit, charitable organization that provides psychiatric and substance abuse services to more than 9,000 people each year. The Center serves children, teenagers, adults, families and seniors with comprehensive services that ensure that individuals receive not only the best care, but also the most appropriate service possible. The Center provides counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors, as well as specialized services such as community support services and medication services.

Website: www.mhcgm.org

Office Location: 401 Cypress St, Manchester, NH 03103

Phone: 603.668.4111 (Psychiatric Emergency)

 Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities at Lawrence

The Merrimack Valley Catholic Charities is an extension of the Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Boston.  They offered a variety of programs in Lawrence, Haverhill and Lowell communities.  These programs include Basic Needs Emergency Services such as food, fuel, rent and utility assistance.  They also offer outreach programs such as children and youth support services, counseling, education and training, elder services, family support services, and housing.   Visit their website or call for more detail about each program.

Website: www.ccab.org

Office Location: 354 Merrimack Street, Building 1, Room 305, Lawrence, MA 01843

Phone: 978.685.5930

Merrimack Valley Counseling Association

Merrimack Valley Counseling Association is a private, out-patient counseling facility offering a wide range of treatment services to adults, couples, children and families in the Nashua area. The counseling center provides comprehensive assessments of problems, immediate assistance in crisis situations, close monitoring of client’s progress and commitment to help clients attain their therapeutic goals. They specialize in offering time effective treatment interventions for life adjustment issues, as well as comprehensive out-patient services for serious disorders that might otherwise require expensive in-patient or partial hospitalization.

Website: www.merrimackvalleycounseling.org

Office Location: 39 Simon St, Unit 2, Nashua, NH 03060

Phone: 603.888.4347 or 800.795.0973

MSPCC Programs and Services

MSPCC’s comprehensive array of programs and services includes child abuse and intervention programs, mental health treatment, and adoption services.  Services are provided bothe in the home and through community-based locations across the state of Massachusetts.  Whenever possible, MSPCC assists families at home, in the context of their own family dynamics.

Website: www.mspcc.org

Location: 439 South Union Street, Lawrence, MA 01843

Phone: 978.682.9222

 The Farmer & Sons/Bethany Bereavement Center

The Farmer & Sons/Bethany Bereavement Center is a non-profit resource open to anyone in the community and is committed to continue to provide comfort and care to family and friends following the death of a loved one. This program offers support services and information regarding the coping process after dealing with a death. The center holds programs in November, May, and June that specifically deal with how to cope during the holidays, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day. The center offers numerous support groups as well as counseling to help deal with loss.

Website: www.farmerfuneralhomes.com

Office Location: 210 South Main Street, Bradford, MA

106 Sumer Street Haverhill, MA

Phone: 978.372.9311  fax: 978.372.8987

 The Psychological Center

The Psychological Center has been offering substance abuse treatment for the past twenty-six years.  Their services include outpatient counseling, psychopharmacology, Structured Outpatient Addiction Program (SOAP-PEOPLE!), the Recovery Center, Driver Alcohol Education (DAE), DMH and DPH Residential Housing (Women’s View, Pegasus, and Daybreak Shelter.) TPC works closely with the court system to provide assessment, educational, and therapeutic services.

Website: www.tpc1.org

Office Location:  11 Union Street, Lawrence, MA 01840

Phone: 978.685.1337

Seacoast Mental Health Center (SMHC)

Seacoast Mental Health Center, Inc. (SMHC) is a private, not-for-profit agency governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.  SMHC, Inc. is a comprehensive provider of psychiatry, counseling, and psychological services on the New Hampshire and southern Maine seacoast and provides services to children, adults, and elders. Services include individual, group, couples and family therapy, psychiatric services, sexual and substance abuse counseling, community and home based services, as well as a wide variety of others. SMHC strives to provide the highest quality of service in a safe and confidential environment where patients are recognized as unique, and deserving of understanding and respect.

Website: www.smhc-nh.org

Office Location: 1145 Sagamore Ave, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Phone: 603.431.6703

South Bay Mental Health

South Bay is a coummunity-based, behavioral healthcare center offering a continuum of services including Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Counseling, Day Treatment and Partial Hospital Programs, and Early Intervention.

Website: www.southbaymentalhealth.com

Location: 15 Union Street, Second Floor, Lawrence, MA 01840

Phone: 978.688.5222

Silverman & Associates

Silverman & Associates is a group of professionals with a variety of backgrounds and training in human behavior and relationships. The staff utilizes a team approach of psychologists, child psychologists, family therapists, group therapists, social workers, and spiritual and holistic healing therapists who entered this field out of a deep love for people.

Website: www.silvermancounseling.com

Office Location: 4 Birch St, Suite 201, Derry, NH 03038

Phone: 603.432.3271

The Somers Trust Psychological Associates

The Somers Trust Psychological Associates is a center of comprehensive psychological services, made up by a group of licensed psychologist who specialize in a variety of backgrounds and training ranging from cognitive/behavioral therapy for adolescents and adults who have problems with substance abuse, anxiety, depression, stress and relationships, family therapy, women’s issues, relational issues, trauma, eating disorders, and mood disorders.  Please visit their website for more information regarding their services.

Website: www.somerstrust.com

Office Location: 873 Turnpike St, North Andover, MA 01845

Phone: 978.688.8004

*Detailed information regarding the specific services provided by the institutions on this page have been copied directly from institutions’ websites or acquired materials.