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Counselor / Therapist in Acton, MA

Fred Gerhard, PsyD

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Counselor: Acton, MA Counseling and Psychotherapy
Counselor: Ashburnham, MA Counseling and Psychotherapy
Welcome to Inspirations, founded in 2005 as a source for positive psychotherapy and counseling. Located in Acton, MA and Ashburnham, MA, Inspirations counseling is individualized, empathic, and professional. The approach I use is to help people identify and use their personal values and strengths to overcome difficulties and create a truly joyful life.
Bio
Hi. I am Dr. Fred Gerhard, a licensed clinical psychologist. My background is in positive psychology, I am always interested in what is best about the people I work with. I am the Director at Inspirations. My training was in person-centered therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. My research has been in the area of optimism and burnout.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Learning Disabilities
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Life and Wellness Coaching
 Adolescents  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Body Image Issues  Men's Issues
 Caregiver Issues  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Chronic Illness  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Couples Therapy  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Depression  Relationship Issues
 Divorce  Self Esteem Issues
 Eating Disorders  Stress Management
 Grief and Loss  Trauma and PTSD
 Group Therapy  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Clinical Psychologist  Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.)
 Licensed Clinical Psychologist (State)  Licensed Psychologist
 Psychotherapy (MA)
Education/Training
I received my doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Hartford in the Graduate Institute for Professional Psychology there in 2000. Prior to that I obtained a master of arts in clinical psychology from American International College in Springfield, MA. My bachelor of science and a minor in philosophy come from Kutztown University in Kutztown, PA. I did my pre-doctoral practicum trainings at American International College Counseling Center, Center for Human Development's Community Support Program in Holyoke, MA, the Waterford Country School in Quaker Hill, CT, and the Connecticut Valley Hospital, in Middletown, CT. My pre-doctoral internship was at the Seacoast Mental Health Center in Portsmouth, NH, and my post-doctoral internship was at Community Healthlink in Worcester, MA.
Memberships
I am a member of the American Psychological Association.
Payments Accepted
Cash, Check, Credit Cards, PayPal, Insurance
Hours:7am to 8 pm
Cost/Session:Average cost $125. Sliding scale available.
License:8283
Location
585A Massachusetts Avenue
ActonMA 01720
Additional Location
56 Main Street
2nd Floor
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