Children's Counseling & Trauma Treatment

We are a private mental health practice servicing children and adolescents ages 3-17 years old. We accept MassHealth and various private insurances.

Children's Counseling & Trauma Treatment is a new private therapy practice located in the town center of Acushnet, MA. We are currently accepting new clients who have BCBS, Tufts, MassHealth, and Harvard Pilgrim coverage; we also provide private pay options. We are able to provide treatment to children and adolescents, ages 3-19 years old, with a range of diagnoses including but not limited to adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, PTSD, ADHD, ODD, and other behavioral concerns. Rachael is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with an office located in Acushnet, MA. She works with children, young adults, individuals and families using an eclectic approach tailored to the unique needs of each new client. Rachael has over 13 years of experience in a variety of settings and with diverse clients, including both long-term and brief interventions. In her private practice, Rachael assists clients coping with: - Children and adolescents who are working through s history of trauma, PTSD - Anxiety, depression, ADHD, ODD, and other behavioral concerns - Relationship challenges: families - Phase-of-life changes, grief, and loss - Life stressors and next steps Rachael utilizes a blend of cognitive behavioral and client centered therapy while also incorporating elements of play and art therapy. These advanced methods promote healing and desired change in a unique, gentle and respectful manner. There are so many changes that happen as families grow and develop with the passing years, and Rachael is here to help with these transitions. Rachael graduated from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI with her undergraduate degree in Social Work and graduated from the advanced placement program at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA with her master’s degree in Social Work. Rachael is also continuously seeking to gain more skills and broaden her education. For instance, Rachael has become a Certified Youth Trauma Provider in order to provide appropriate trauma treatment and complete trauma evaluations. Rachael believes that when people are given a chance to develop their strengths and and identify life and treatment goals change can happen. With the appropriate support and guidance children and adolescents can flourish and develop skills that are needed to help realize their potential and live a fulfilling and happy life. Rachael provides an environment of compassion and support to help children, young adults, individuals and families overcome obstacles to move forward and thrive. Jenny Young is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with an office located in Acushnet, MA. Jenny works with children and adolescents ages 3-19 years old as well as their families. Jenny believes that a therapist’s role is to empower clients to achieve their goals and graduate from treatment with a skill-set to utilize in the days to come. Jenny treats a variety of diagnoses and issues including: -Children and adolescents with PTSD or who have been exposed to trauma -Youth with anxiety, depression, and mood disorders -Children and adolescents with ODD, conduct disorder, or ADHD -Youth who are experiencing grief or loss -Children and adolescents coping with adjustment disorders -Families in need of support, coaching, or building more efficient communication skills. Jenny applies a variety of evidence-based treatment interventions and modalities into both individual and family therapy sessions that are geared towards “where the client is at” in his or her life. Jenny enjoys using play therapy and expressive art interventions to help clients express themselves and their inner selves. Jenny works with clients on learning to be more self-aware of their bodies and strives to assist each client in developing their very own inventory of coping and calming skills and strategies. Jenny is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). Jenny is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a Certified Children and Adolescent Trauma Professional through the IATP. Jenny is a trauma-informed therapist and trained in the use and implementation of Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Jenny utilizes a variety of standardized assessments and tools to assess for trauma, symptoms, and progress in treatment throughout the therapy process. Jenny holds a Bachelor’s of Social Work degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where she graduated top of her class in the National Catholic School of Social Service. A year later, Jenny graduated from Columbia University, located in New York, NY. She graduated from the advanced standing program with a Master’s of Science degree in Social Work. Jenny believes that the therapeutic relationship plays a major role in a client’s success in therapy. Jenny uses an empathetic approach to provide a warm and comfortable space to work on becoming the best you! If you are interested and would like to make a referral please call (774) 634-0066, send an email to [email protected], or mail the referral form to our office. If you have any further questions or would like more information about the practice or the services we offer at Children’s Counseling & Trauma Treatment please feel free to call. We thank you in advance and look forward to hearing from you!

Operating as usual

At this time, opening new patients is on hold. We will be reviewing the waitlist at the end of October. The waitlist at this time is roughly a six month wait. If you would like your child to be placed on the waitlist please complete the attached referral form and email/mail the completed information. Thank you and please stay safe!

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We are currently recruiting for our FREE Fall Creative Careers Program for middle and high school youth who are interested in songwriting, digital music production, illustration, graphic design and video production.

Classes start on October 13, 2020 and will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 3:00pm - 5:00pm through November 20th.

Space is extremely limited. The application deadline is Friday, October 9th by 5pm.

Adherence to all COVID 19 regulations and social distancing guidelines will be mandatory to be eligible for enrollment.

You can mail completed applications to Dream Out Loud, 1 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford MA 02740, fax to (508) 990-9088, or email to [email protected].

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If you have any New Bedford Public Schools families who are need of internet please email one of their Wraparound Coordinators and/or Family Engagement Specialist the name of the student/dob, parent/guardian name and contact information, along with what school the student attends. If it is a sibling group and they attend different schools, please email the contact person for the oldest siblings' school.

Also, Language is not a barrier to getting families signed up for internet service. We will make sure that they are contacted in their native language.

The following are the email addresses for the person assigned to help families connect.

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Children's Counseling & Trauma Treatment

We hope everyone enjoyed the 4th of July holiday! At this time we wanted to reach out to inform everyone that we do have about a 3-4 month waitlist for all new referrals. If you would like to make a referral the best way to do so is to reach out to us via email at [email protected]; at that point we can email you a referral form to complete and have your child/adolescent added to the existing waitlist. Thank you all and have a great day!

[07/09/19]   We hope everyone enjoyed the 4th of July holiday! At this time we wanted to reach out to inform everyone that we do have about a 3-4 month waitlist for all new referrals. If you would like to make a referral the best way to do so is to reach out to us via email at [email protected]; at that point we can email you a referral form to complete and have your child/adolescent added to the existing waitlist. Thank you all and have a great day!

[01/30/19]   We currently have immediate openings during the day. If you are in need of therapy services for your child or adolescent please call the referral line at (774)634-0066 or email us at [email protected] for more information. Have a great day!

Some helpful strategies to help children handle big emotions:

❄️We hope everyone stays safe in the snow storm! Our office will be closed 3/13/18.❄️

[02/07/18]   We currently have immediate openings for children and adolescents with a variety of insurances. Please call our referral number, (774)634-0066, with any questions or to make a referral.

Have a great day!

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Our Story

Children's Counseling & Trauma Treatment is a new private therapy practice located in the town center of Acushnet, MA. We are currently accepting new clients who have MassHealth, BCBS, Tufts, Harvard Pilgrim, United Health Care, Health Plans Inc., and Beacon coverage; we also provide private pay options. We are able to provide treatment to children and adolescents, ages 3-19 years old, with a range of diagnoses including but not limited to adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, PTSD, ADHD, ODD, and other behavioral concerns.

Rachael is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with an office located in Acushnet, MA. She works with children, young adults, individuals and families using an eclectic approach tailored to the unique needs of each new client. Rachael has over 13 years of experience in a variety of settings and with diverse clients, including both long-term and brief interventions. In her private practice, Rachael assists clients coping with: - Children and adolescents who are working through s history of trauma, PTSD - Anxiety, depression, ADHD, ODD, and other behavioral concerns - Relationship challenges: families - Phase-of-life changes, grief, and loss - Life stressors and next steps Rachael utilizes a blend of cognitive behavioral and client centered therapy while also incorporating elements of play and art therapy. These advanced methods promote healing and desired change in a unique, gentle and respectful manner. There are so many changes that happen as families grow and develop with the passing years, and Rachael is here to help with these transitions. Rachael graduated from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI with her undergraduate degree in Social Work and graduated from the advanced placement program at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, MA with her master’s degree in Social Work. Rachael is also continuously seeking to gain more skills and broaden her education. For instance, Rachael has become a Certified Youth Trauma Provider in order to provide appropriate trauma treatment and complete trauma evaluations. Rachael believes that when people are given a chance to develop their strengths and and identify life and treatment goals change can happen. With the appropriate support and guidance children and adolescents can flourish and develop skills that are needed to help realize their potential and live a fulfilling and happy life. Rachael provides an environment of compassion and support to help children, young adults, individuals and families overcome obstacles to move forward and thrive. Jenny Young is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). She works with children and adolescents ages 3-19 years old as well as their families. Jenny believes that a therapist’s role is to empower clients to achieve their goals and graduate from treatment with a skill-set to utilize in the days to come. She treats a variety of diagnoses and issues including: -Children and adolescents with PTSD or who have been exposed to trauma -Youth with anxiety, depression, and mood disorders -Children and adolescents with ODD, conduct disorder, or ADHD -Youth who are experiencing grief or loss -Children and adolescents coping with adjustment disorders -Families in need of support, coaching, or building more efficient communication skills. Jenny applies a variety of evidence-based treatment interventions and modalities into both individual and family therapy sessions that are geared towards “where the client is at” in his or her life. She enjoys using play therapy and expressive art interventions to help clients express themselves and their inner selves. Jenny works with clients on learning to be more self-aware of their bodies and strives to assist each client in developing their very own inventory of coping and calming skills and strategies. Jenny is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP). She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a Certified Children and Adolescent Trauma Professional through the IATP. Jenny is a trauma-informed therapist and trained in the use and implementation of Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). She utilizes a variety of standardized assessments and tools to assess for trauma, symptoms, and progress in treatment throughout the therapy process. Jenny holds a Bachelor’s of Social Work degree from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where she graduated top of her class in the National Catholic School of Social Service. A year later, Jenny graduated from Columbia University, located in New York, NY. She graduated from the advanced standing program with a Master’s of Science degree in Social Work. Jenny believes that the therapeutic relationship plays a major role in a client’s success in therapy. She uses an empathetic approach to provide a warm and comfortable space to work on becoming the best you! If you are interested and would like to make a referral please call (774) 634-0066, send an email to [email protected], or mail the referral form to our office. If you have any further questions or would like more information about the practice or the services we offer at Children’s Counseling & Trauma Treatment please feel free to call. We thank you in advance and look forward to hearing from you!

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167 South Main Street
Acushnet, MA
02743

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday 13:00 - 19:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday 13:00 - 19:00
Saturday 08:00 - 12:00
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