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Alice Pottackal, Psy.D.

Therapy & Counseling   |   Cambridge, MA

Dr. Pottackal works with young children, adolescents and adults with a variety of psychological presentations such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, learning and adjustment disorders, behavioral problems, relationship concerns, and family conflict. She values a holistic approach when treating individuals and families, paying close attention to clients’ mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. After thorough evaluation of the client’s needs, Dr. Pottackal incorporates a variety of evidenced-based treatment modalities ranging from cognitive-behavioral to family systems therapy.

Dr. Pottackal has a range of clinical interests and areas of experience, which include:

  • ADD & ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Behavioral Problems
  • Depression
  • Ethnic Identity/Acculturation
  • Family Therapy/Parenting
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Mindfulness Based Treatment
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Related
    Behavioral Difficulties
  • Panic Disorders
  • Self Harm
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Young Child (ages 0-6)

Alice Pottackal, Psy.D. is a Post Doctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Pottackal received her doctoral training in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Child and Families of Adversity and Resilience at William James College. Prior to this, she received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Columbia University. Dr. Pottackal completed her APA predoctoral internship at LifeStance Health where she provided short and long term therapy, administered psychological evaluations and co-led a child behavior management group for parents.

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