Last updated: 9/25/2019

Christie Marie Carlson, LICSW (781) 646-7171
Last Updated: 9/25/2019
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Years of Experience: 25

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


MA - LICSW [106279]

Credentials and Certifications:
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)

Office and Contact Information
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Christie M. Carlson, LICSW
89 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02474  

(781) 646-7171

Office Hours:
Mon: 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 6 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Public Transportation
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Family Issues Gender Identity Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Learning Disabilities Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Information and Referral Long-Term Parent Guidance Psycho-Educational Psychodynamic Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Education Consultation EMDR Evaluation/Diagnostic Feminist Holistic Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Prevention Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12)
Specific populations:
Caregivers Chronic Illness College Students Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ)
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Cancer Patients Children of Divorce Diabetes Disabled Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Military/Veterans Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Transgender Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Asian Cape Verdean Haitian Hispanic Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $150
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $160

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

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