Last updated: 1/9/2020

George E. Sawin, LICSW, SAP (617) 285-7673
Last Updated: 1/9/2020
Speciality focus on couples, addictions and trauma.
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Years of Experience: N/A

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


MA - LICSW [114238]

Credentials and Certifications:
Dept. of Transportation Substance Abuse Professional (DOT-SAP)
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Certified in
Pastoral Counseling, Certificate of Advanced Training in
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP)

Office and Contact Information
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Family Counseling Associates of Wellesley
11 River St
Flr 2
Wellesley, MA 02481
(617) 285-7673

Contact: George Sawin

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

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

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

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Eating Disorders Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Parenting Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Depression Domestic Violence Stress Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Behavioral Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) EMDR Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Parent Guidance Pastoral Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Spiritual Counseling
Other theoretical approaches:
Case Management Contemplative Crisis Intervention Long-Term Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Psychodynamic Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Individual
Other methods:
Family Systems 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) Corrections Officers First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Obese or Overweight
Military/Veterans Offenders/Perpetrators Step Families
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Irish Italian Native American
Professional Associations
Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $160
Couples: $160
Group: $50
Family: $160

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

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