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Therapy & Counseling | North Station, Boston, MA
Dr. Ward offers an integrative approach to psychotherapy which incorporates Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT); existential/humanistic therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT); Motivational Interviewing (MI); and mindfulness. In addition, he specializes in the treatment of trauma and substance use disorders.
Dr. Ward values building a strong therapeutic alliance with his clients and feels privileged to help people learn and grow through psychotherapy. He appreciates the resilience people recovering from trauma, addiction, and behavioral health conditions reveal in psychotherapy and is eager to help his clients draw from those strengths in order to thrive. He understands the value of creating trust and mutual understanding with his clients and prioritizes building these in his alliance with his clients. Dr. Ward accepts clients aged 14+.
Dr. Ward’s wide range of clinical interests includes:
Dr. Ward received his Ph.D. from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and an MA in Mental Health Counseling from Boston College. He practiced as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Massachusetts, specializing in addiction, before earning his doctorate. In his clinical training, he developed psychotherapy and assessment experience with clients of all ages and backgrounds in various medical settings in Boston, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and McClean Franciscan Children’s Hospital. He completed his predoctoral internship at the Manchester VA Medical Center in New Hampshire, where he became certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD (CPT for PTSD). He completed his APA-approved postdoctoral fellowship at the Boston VA, where he specialized in treating the intersection of addiction and trauma. Dr. Ward provides psychotherapy services in our North Station office.