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Last updated: 4/3/2019

Richard Caplan, LICSW, LADC I (617) 930-3470
Last Updated: 4/3/2019
Licensed clinical social worker and licensed alcohol and drug counselor.
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Degrees:
MPH
MSW

Years of Experience: 40

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
MA - LICSW [106324]
MA - Chemical Dependency Professional [326]

Credentials and Certifications:
Addictions Specialist, Certified (CAS)
Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Certified in
Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC)
Certified Addictions Professional (CAP)
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC)
Chemical Dependency Counseling, Professional, Fellow & Diplomate
Master Social Work Addictions Counselor (MSWAC)
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)
Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner, Licensed (LSATP)

For the past 40 years I have treated individuals, couples and families with a variety of issues. While my specialty is in addictive disorders (including codependency and adult child issues) my practice also includes people with a variety of psychiatric and personal problems.  I use a variety of modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy, transactional analysis and inner child work and would be more then happy to meet with you to see if I could be helpful.

If I do not accept your insurance, I would be happy to discuss what a reasonable payment would be for you.

Office and Contact Information
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Richard Caplan
46 Pearl St
Cambridge, MA 02139  

(617) 930-3470

Contact: Richard Caplan

Office Hours:
Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: 1 weeks

Richard Caplan
1201 Westford St
Suite U-2A
Lowell, MA 01851  

(617) 930-3470


Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served (focus areas are bold)
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.)
Addictions/Substance
Aging
Anger Management
Anxiety/Panic Disorders
Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder
Behavioral Problems
Bipolar Disorders
Couple or Marital Issues
Depression
Domestic Violence
Dual Diagnosis
Eating Disorders
Education/Personal Development
Family Issues
Grief/Loss
Interpersonal Relationships
Life Transitions
Men's Issues
Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder
Pain Management
Parenting Issues
Personality Disorders
Pregnancy/Childbirth
Psychoses/Major Mental Illness
Self Abuse
Sexual Orientation
Sleep Disorders
Stress
Suicidal Thoughts
Tourette's Disorder
Trauma/PTSD
Women's Issues

Treatment Methods and Approaches (focus areas are bold)
Theoretical Approach:
Behavioral
Behavioral Medicine
Coaching
Cognitive/Behavioral
Crisis Intervention
Existential Psychotherapy
Gestalt
Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.)
Long-Term
Meditation/Relaxation
Parent Guidance
Psycho-Educational
Psychodynamic
Relational
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Social Support
Systemic
Transactional Analysis (TA)

Methods Used:
Couple/Marital
Educational or Psycho-Educational
Family Systems
Group
Individual
Online Therapy
Supervision/Consultation

Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age Groups:
Adolescents (13-17)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Young Adults (18-25)

Specific Populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
AIDS/HIV+
Cancer Patients
Caregivers
Children of Divorce
Chronic Illness
College Students
Diabetes
Disabled
First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT)
Interracial Families/Couples
Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
Military/Veterans
Obese or Overweight
Offenders/Perpetrators
Step Families
Suicidal
Transgender

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious Experience:
Jewish

Multi-cultural Experience:
African-American Hispanic Portuguese
Asian Irish Russian
Haitian Native American

Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $130
Couples: $130
Group: $30
Family: $130

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

Insurance:
AETNA Health, Inc. Mass Behavioral Health Partnership (MBHP)
AETNA Inc. (Open Choice) Neighborhood Health Plan
Beacon Health Neighborhood Health Plan, Inc.
Beacon Health Options Tufts Associated HMO, Inc.
Beacon Health Strategies Tufts Health Plan (PPO)
Fallon Community Health Plan (FCHP) Tufts Navigator
GIC Health Plan