About Us
Stacey Kohler, MSW, LICSW

I offer compassionate psychotherapy to help clients find more adaptive ways of handing
life stressors. I have experience in anxiety, depression, PTSD, couples counseling, marital
crisis, personality issues, new diagnosis of cancer, cardiac and other medical issues, and
much more. My sessions can include dynamic counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy
approach, guided imagery, and hypnosis/hypnotherapy when appropriate.  I offer EMDR
therapy as well as adjunctive therapy (while in treatment with your own provider, I can
work collaboratively and offer hypnotherapy and EMDR).

My focus is starting where you are, and working with you on your goals for wellbeing.  
I am trained in psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, EMDR, Cognitive Therapy, Relaxation
Therapy, and other healing modalities.

I was trained at Lahey Hospital Medical Center in the Social Services Department for 20
years. I received my Masters of Social Work from Boston College School of Social
Work. I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology at Worcester State
University.  I enjoy playing the mountain dulcimer, and can be heard playing at some
mountain dulcimer festivals, and have played the mountain dulcimer at hospitals, nursing
homes, and for those who are passing away. My teachers have been the late Ben Foster,
MSW, LICSW who taught me the importance of being their "through rain, through
sleet, through snow, It's important for us to show up". Professor Robert Castignola,
GSSW at Boston College. "Our clients are like sunflowers. They all want to be in the
light. Our job is to take away the Junk so that they can live in the light".  

I provide extensive clinical consultation to new LICSWs or other mental health
professionals to assist them in setting up their practice.  I provide support and assistance
with all phases of starting up a solo practice. I also provide office sublet space at a rate of
approximately $10.00 per hour.  4 hour block preferred.

Give me a call so we can talk about your goals and treatment needs.

Insurance: At this time I am accepting clients who have Medicare/Medicaid
combination insurance, and BCBS PPO.  I am accepting private pay clients and do have a
sliding fee schedule.

Hypnosis sessions are part of the overall treatment of a patient and is not a
stand alone treatment. Please call the office if you need further information.
I am certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy by the American Society of Clinical
Hypnosis - asch.net  You can look at thier website so that you understand
the nature of hypnotherapy and if it is right for you.

Treatment Approaches: Cognitive/Cognitive-Behavioral, Behavior Activation
Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR); Ego States Therapy,
and Hypnotherapy. I have also attended many classes run by Dan Brown, PhD, when he
was running year long educational classes for therapists. I have taken classes with Corey
Hammond, PhD, and recently I am studying and under consultation for EMDR.

I am also a Reiki Master Teacher, and have studied under Libby Barnett, MSW, Reiki
Master of Masters since 2002.  I am currently studying EFT (Emotional Freedom
Technique), Tapping, Accupressure, and other healing modalities.

Education: MSW, Boston College Graduate School Social Work, 1996
License #: 112022

Licensed In: Massachusetts

Professional Affiliations:

National Association of Social Workers
Certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy by American Society for Clinical Hypnosis
Certificate in Basic Training in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing by the
EMDR Institute, Inc. and curently working towards Advanced Certification.
Certified as a Reiki Master Teacher by the Reiki Healing Connection Association in
Wilton, NH.
Stacey Kohler, MSW, LICSW
223 Walnut Street, Suite 1
Framingham, MA 01702
(508) 572-9225