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Resources - Counseling Services and Private Therapists

  • Family Counseling & Guidance Clinic (part of Catholic Charities) (978) 774-6820
    Located in Danvers. Open M-Th 9 am-9 pm; F- 9-5
    Outpatient counseling
    Medical prescriptions available while involved in counseling
    Wait list common-more difficult for individuals with Harvard Pilgrim, BCBS, and those needing evening appointments.

  • Children's Friends & Family Services at (978) 744 7905
    Open M-Th 8:30 am- 6:00 pm; F 8:30 am-5:00 pm
    Normally a 6-8 week waitlist, Prescriptions available if enrolled in therapy at agency
    Offer parent support groups
    English and Spanish


  • Bridgewell Counseling Services in Lynn (781) 593-1088


  • Partners Healthcare at (800) 823-4862


  • Lahey Health Behavioral Services:
    http://nebhealth.org
    • Salem 41 Mason St. 978-745-2440
    • Beverly 800 Cummings Ctr. - Suite 266-T. 978-921-1190.
    • Gloucester 298 Washington St. - 978-283-0296.
    • Haverhill 60 Merrimack St. - 978-373-1126.
    • Lawrence 12 Methuen St. 978-683-3128.

    PRIVATE THERAPISTS
    We've also composed a few tips to help you find a therapist and insurance to pay for that.

    • Beverly Anderson - RNCS can prescribe medication
    5 Market Square Suite 206
    Amesbury, MA 01913
    978-388-0606 x13

    • Gloria Barbacoff, LICSW
    978-745-8484
    81 Washington St. Suite 202
    Salem MA 01970
    gbarbacoff@verizon.net

    • Jane Finkelstein, LICSW
    218 Boston St.
    Topsfield, MA 01983
    978-887-0101

    • Janice Goodman, PhD, RN
    591 North Ave, #2
    Wakefield, MA 01880
    APRN (psych/mental health nursing); PhD--Prescriber and Therapy
    781-775-4963
    jgoodman@mghihp.edu

    • Chelly Goldberg, LMFT
    1 Salem Green, Suite #400
    Salem, MA 01970
    978-740-1008
    Chellygoldberg@hotmail.com

    • Michelle Jegerow, LICSW
    291 Main St. #106
    W. Newbury, MA 01985
    978-363-2091

    • Heidi Kelleher, NP can prescribe medication
    873 Turnpike St.
    North Andover, MA 01845
    978-688-8004
    heidikelleher@yahoo.com

    • Georgie Marks, APRN, PhD - prescriber and therapy
    200 Merrimack St
    Haverhill, MA 10830
    978-373-8090
    georgie_marks@hotmail.com

    • Leslie A. McKeough, LICSW
    Core Values, LLC
    Postpartum, Perinatal Loss, Adult, Adolescent and Family Therapist
    7 Kimball Lane Building E Lynnfield, MA 01940
    (781) 507-2025
    (571) 403-9407 fax
    lamckeough@gmail.com
    www.corevalu.com


    • Anita Pandolfe Ruchman, PMHNP-BC
    Rockport, MA 01966
    http://www.atenderplace.com
    978.546.6599
    apr822@verizon.net
    Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Midwife, Massage Therapist, Holistic Psychotherapy in private practice, includes Massage/Reiki with talk therapy, alternatives to medication explored.

    • Joan Perry, LICSW
    3 Essex Green Drive, Suite 1
    Peabody, MA 01960
    jjjdperry@comcast.net
    978-835-7911

    • Debra Rascona, MSW, LICSW
    184 State St.
    Newburyport MA 01950
    http://www.presentmomenttherapy.com
    (978) 905-0997
    debrarascona@hotmail.com

    • Ajna Pisani, LICSW
    617.383.4312
    Beverly, MA 01915
    ajnapisani@stanfordalumni.org
    www.ajnapisani.com



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It is the goal of this Task Force to bring together the practitioners, organizations, research, and best practices that North Shore families need for a healthy postpartum experience. The initial scope of this Task Force is the North Shore United Way community, including the following towns: Beverly, Manchester, Hamilton, Wenham, Ipswich, Essex, Gloucester, and Rockport.