Last updated: 10/4/2016

Annette Berson-Smith, LICSW (978) 473-0820
Last Updated: 10/4/2016
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Degrees:
MSW

Years of Experience: 11

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
MA - LICSW [114601]

Credentials and Certifications:

Office and Contact Information
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14 Cedar St Suite 202
Amesbury, MA 01913  
www.absmithlicsw.com
(978) 473-0820


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

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: N/A

Accessibility:
Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Family Issues Life Transitions Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Education/Personal Development Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral EMDR Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Other theoretical approaches:
Outreach Psychodynamic
Methods - focus areas:
Individual
Other methods:
Family Systems
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12) Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students Disabled
Chronic Illness Grandparents Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Step Families Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Irish Italian
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $110
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $120

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicaid QMB: Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
One Hour per week for Military and Families

Insurance:
American Behavioral ComPsych
Beacon Health Strategies GIC Health Plan
Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Blue Care Elect) Great-West Healthcare
Blue Cross and Blue Shield (HMO Blue) HMO Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) MHNet
Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity Neighborhood Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO Blue Neighborhood Health Plan, Inc.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare PPO Blue Personal Help Connection
Blue Cross Blue Shield Personal Help Network TRICARE
Boston Medical Center (HealthNet) Tufts Associated HMO, Inc.
CIGNA HealthCare Tufts Health Plan (PPO)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) Tufts Navigator

Groups