Last updated: 1/14/2021

Joseph R. Pereira, MSW, LICSW, CAS (781) 643-5251
Last Updated: 1/14/2021
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Certified Addictions Specialist

Gender: Male/Male Identifying

Sexual Identity: Heterosexual

Race Identity: White

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Anger Management Depression Interpersonal Relationships Stress
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Forensic Grief/Loss Men's Issues Phobias Sleep Disorders Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury Workplace Stress
Office and Contact Information
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DBA Outlook Associates of New England
637 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, MA 02476
(781) 643-5251

Contact: Joe Pereira

Office Hours:
Mon10:00am – 5:00pm
Tue10:00am – 8:30pm
Wed9:00am – 7:00pm
Thu9:00am – 7:00pm
Fri9:00am – 12:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Not accepting new clients as of 1/14/2021

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

Access by Public Transportation
Evening Office Hours
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)


Years of Experience: 32

MA - LICSW [1017978]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified Addictions Specialist (CAS)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $170
Couples: N/A
Group: $60
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

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

AllWays Health Partners Blue Cross Blue Shield Personal Help Network
Blue Cross Blue Shield (Blue Care Elect) Blue Cross Major Medical
Blue Cross Blue Shield (HMO Blue) Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield (PPO) Harvard Pilgrim Health Care (PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) HMO Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity Tufts Associated HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO Blue Tufts Health Plan (PPO)
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare PPO Blue United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island United Healthcare

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59)
Adolescents (13-17) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Brain/Head Injured College Students Entertainment Industry Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Cognitive/Behavioral Meditation/Relaxation Psycho-Educational Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Other theoretical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Behavioral Contemplative Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Information and Referral Mindfulness Based Approaches Psychodynamic
Methods - focus areas:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Individual Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Group Online Therapy
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:

Multi-cultural experience:
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Anger Management Group
12-week psychoeducational group that focuses on specific strategies to use when experiencing anger
Group Focus: Anger Management
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: Arlington, MA 02476
Phone: (781) 643-5251
Meeting Time: From 7:00PM to 8:30PM
Meeting Frequency: Every 1 weeks on Tuesday