Dr. Ari Shesto
Psychologist & ADHD Counselor in Boston, MA
Dr. Ari Shesto is a clinical psychologist who has experience working with people in all life stages. He has expertise in treating depression and anxiety, in ADHD coaching, and in relationship and communication skills training. During his ten years in private practice, he has learned that the most profound personal changes often occur within the context of a supportive, therapeutic relationship. Dr. Shesto believes that therapy can be a powerful vehicle in helping individuals improve all aspects of their lives: emotional, social, relational and physical.
Dr. Shesto completed his doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1998. His early experience was in behavioral medicine, where he provided clinical consultation to hospital emergency rooms and to police and fire departments. Dr. Shesto has also worked in hospital administration, managing and designing treatment programs for child and adolescent services for a number of hospital networks. These early experiences established for him the importance of psychological evaluation, skills training, and motivation for change.
In addition to Dr. Shesto's psychology practice, he is an accomplished start-to-finish carpenter, a lover of the outdoors, and a proud father of three children. His life philosophy is influenced by having resided in multiple countries and on four different continents. In addition to English, Dr. Shesto can also provide psychotherapy services in Russian and in Hebrew. Dr. Shesto provides counseling and coaching services in our Financial District, downtown Boston office.