Last updated: 6/12/2018

Aaron Pawelek, LICSW (781) 486-3922
Last Updated: 6/12/2018
Psychotherapy for Adults, Couples, and Teens
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Degrees:
MSW
MTS

Years of Experience: 10

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:

English

Licensing:
NH - LICSW [1877]
TX - LCSW [51551]

Credentials and Certifications:

Are you or a loved one suffering from stress, anxiety, depression, or addiction? Has something traumatic happened, such as illness, injury, a family member's death, or abuse? Are you having difficulty with your relationships? These are just some of life’s many challenges that can leave us feeling exhausted, overwhelmed, angry, or ashamed. If you are tired of feeling this way and ready to make changes that will lead to more fulfillment, joy, and peace in your life, then allow me to put my decade’s worth of experience working with adults, couples, and teens to work for you!

My approach is straightforward. I listen closely to your story, so that, together, we can understand clearly what is happening. Next, we explore why it's happening in order to develop meaningful strategies to achieve your goals. Finally, we implement those strategies, revising as necessary, until your goals are met.

I'm curious about what you do well. My insight can be helpful, but your strengths, talents, and growing edges will form the cornerstone of your healing process. I call it a success when I can help someone use their unique resources to become the person they want to be.

Office and Contact Information
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New England Pastoral Institute
15 Ermer Rd
Suite 215
Salem, NH 03079  
http://www.nepastoral.org
(781) 486-3922

Contact: Aaron Pawelek

Office Hours:
Mon: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Tue: 11:00am - 9:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: N/A
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Telephone Counseling

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Sexual Orientation Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Aging Anger Management Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Gender Identity Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Suicidal Thoughts Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Coaching Mindfulness Based Approaches Pastoral Therapy Psychodynamic Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Existential Psychotherapy Feminist Humanistic Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Caregivers Chronic Illness College Students Disabled Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Suicidal Transgender
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian
Buddhist Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Asian Hispanic Irish Native American
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $125

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicare: Yes

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

Insurance:
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Preferred Blue) ComPsych
Anthem Health Plans Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Beacon Health Tufts Associated HMO
Beacon Health Options Tufts Health Plan (PPO)
CIGNA HealthCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Healthcare

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