Last updated: 10/8/2019

Gail S. Wintersteiner, Ph.D, Ed.D (617) 965-1038
Last Updated: 10/8/2019
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Years of Experience: 30

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


MA - Psychologist [2434]

Credentials and Certifications:
Psychologist, Clinical

Office and Contact Information
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Private Practice
22 Irvington St.
Newton/Waban, MA 02468  

(617) 965-1038

Contact: Gail Wintersteiner

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
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: 6 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Telephone Counseling
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Body Dysmorphic Disorder Couple or Marital Issues Depression Education/Personal Development Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Infertility Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Life Transitions Men's Issues Parenting Issues Sexual Orientation Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Immigration/Newcomer Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Education Consultation Existential Psychotherapy Feminist Home Study Humanistic Information and Referral Long-Term Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Coaching Contemplative Crisis Intervention Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Expressive Therapy Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Holistic Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Meditation/Relaxation Nutrition Counseling Outreach Prevention Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Sex Therapy Sports Psychology Systemic Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual
Other methods:
Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Biracial Caregivers Children of Divorce College Students Disabled Gifted Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Step Families Transgender
AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Chronic Illness Diabetes First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Twins Unemployed
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Buddhist Hindu LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Armenian Asian Brazilian Cape Verdean Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Irish Italian Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
American Psychological Association (APA)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: $60
Family: $150

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) Blue Cross Major Medical
AETNA Health CIGNA HealthCare (PPO)
Beacon Health Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Care Elect) Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield (HMO Blue) HMO Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) Tufts Associated HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Tufts Health Plan (PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO Blue United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare PPO Blue United Healthcare
Blue Cross Blue Shield Personal Help Network United HealthCare of New England (Options PPO)

Women's Group
This is a high level group for women who have been in individual therapy and/or want the experience of trust/intimacy and support of a group.
Group Focus: Interpersonal Relationships
Career/Employment Concerns
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: home office
Newton, MA 02468
Phone: (617) 965-1038
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Thursday

trans support/information group
this is a group for people considering or actively transitioning to a different gender, or who have transitioned already..
Group Focus: Gender Identity
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Member Gender:
Location: 22 irvington st
22 irvington st
waban, MA 02468
Phone: (617) 965-1038
Meeting Time: From 7:30PM to 9:00PM
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Monday

Men's Group
This is a group where men can talk about their issues in a safe and emotionally supportive environment-but receive honest feedback as well.
Group Focus: Interpersonal Relationships
Career/Employment Concerns
Family Dysfunction
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: Newton
Newton, (Waban), MA 02468
Phone: (617) 965-1038
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Monday