Last updated: 10/2/2019

Esther Silverman, LICSW (508) 647-1620
Last Updated: 10/2/2019
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Psychotherapist
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 40

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
MA - LICSW [104859]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work (ABECSW)
Board Certified Diplomate (BCD)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Family Therapy, Certified in

I am a warm, interactive, collaborative therapist with over 30 years of psychotherapy experience. I empower clients to be their own best healers.

I love giving clients many tools and strategies to help alleviate their symptoms. 

I am interested in mind/body and holistic health techniques and I integrate these into my practice regularly. 

I am certified in EMDR, EFT and IFS and use these approaches to treat anxiety, PTSD, and depression, as well as other issues.

I like working with couples as well as individual adults.

Currently, I am available all day on Wednesdays and early Monday mornings.

Five to ten minute phone consultations are welcome.

Office and Contact Information
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Esther Silverman LICSW
7 Cottage St.
Natick, MA 01760  

(508) 647-1620


Office Hours:
Mon: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Tue: N/A
Wed: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thu: N/A
Fri: N/A
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Eating Disorders Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Medication Management Pain Management Phobias Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Firesetting Forensic Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Learning Disabilities Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Physical Illness/Impairment Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Disorders Sleep Disorders Suicidal Thoughts Traumatic Brain Injury
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Body Centered Psychotherapy Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative EMDR Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Feminist Focusing Gestalt Holistic Humanistic Imago Relationship Therapy Integrative Medicine Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Nutrition Counseling Parent Guidance Pastoral Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology Relational Satir Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Thought Field Therapy (TFT) Transactional Analysis (TA) Transpersonal Psychology Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Acupuncture Advocacy Biofeedback Body Work (Massage, Touch Therapy) Coaching Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dance/Movement Therapy Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Discernment Counseling Dream Work or Analysis Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Education Consultation Electro-convulsive Treatment Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Forensic Evaluation Geriatric Consultation Hypnosis Information and Referral Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Long-Term Mediation Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Prevention Psychoanalysis Psychodrama Sex Therapy Social Support Somatic Experiencing Systemic Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Biracial Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Obese or Overweight Step Families Unemployed
Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Brain/Head Injured Corrections Officers Diabetes Disabled Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Offenders/Perpetrators Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Suicidal Transgender Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Jewish Pagan
Hindu LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Cape Verdean Haitian Hispanic Irish Italian Native American Russian
Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Caribbean Pacific Islander Portuguese
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $90
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $95

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

Insurance:
AETNA Health, Inc. CIGNA HealthCare
AETNA Inc. (Open Choice) CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)
Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Blue Care Elect) Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (PPO)
Blue Cross and Blue Shield (HMO Blue) Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Inc.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) HMO Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) Managed Health Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity PacifiCare Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield Personal Help Network United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Blue Cross Major Medical United Healthcare

Groups