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Clinical Social Worker / Therapist in Natick, MA

Elizabeth Spencer, MSW, LICSW

Elizabeth Spencer, MSW, LICSW photo
Psychotherapy with individuals and couples
I see therapy as a collaborative relationship that involves compassion and challenge. I actively engage with people to help them move through places where they are stuck in their lives. This may involve letting go of past hurts, learning loving kindness, developing skills and agency for living, and being able to play and experience joy. Each therapy is unique: it is devised to facilitate living a full, creative, and meaningful life.
I work with individuals and couples.

I am very helpful working with people in life transitions:
Addressing blind-spots in current work situations that connect to unresolved historical issues; ways in which people are stuck regarding relationships, for example, compromising themselves because of an old and limiting version of their sense of self that is not true and leads them into unsatisfying relationships. I understand the importance of these aspects of people’s lives. I create a safe space for people to learn about themselves and experience themselves authentically.
Bio
I offer thoughtful and compassionate psychotherapeutic services. With both support and encouragement, I challenge people to address concerns that interfere with their life satisfaction.

I have worked in community mental health and hospital settings, and I was a psychotherapist on the staff at the Emerson College Counseling Center.

I specialize in working with people who have issues with their sense of self and relationships, anxiety, depression, grief, and creative blocks. I work with individuals and couples.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Life Transitions
 Adoption  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Bicultural Difficulties  Marriage Counseling
 Caregiver Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Premarital Counseling
 Couples Therapy  Relationship Issues
 Depression  Self Esteem Issues
 Divorce  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Family Conflict  Stress Management
 Gay or Lesbian Issues  Trauma and PTSD
 Gifted / Talented Issues  Women's Issues
 Grief and Loss  Work and Career Issues
 Group Therapy
Certifications
 Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)  Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW)
Education/Training
I am a licensed independent clinical social worker and an experienced psychotherapist in private practice since 1989.

I received my MSW at Simmons College School of Social Work, and certification in British Object Relations Therapy from Washington (D.C.) School of Psychiatry.
Payments Accepted
Cash, check

blue cross/ blue shield
License:LICSW 1016628
Location
2 Summer St
Suite 27
NatickMA 01760
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