Dr. Sinéad McCarthy earned her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University, and received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from William James College (formerly known as the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology). Dr. McCarthy works primarily from a psychodynamic and client-centered approach where she adapts her style based on the needs of each client.  She has been trained in evidence based practices and utilizes an integrated theoretical orientation that consists of a blend of cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, and psychodynamic approaches. Throughout her clinical experience she has had the opportunity to work with adolescents, adults, and families throughout the Greater Boston area on such issues as addictions, eating disorders, relational conflicts, sexuality, and personal identity.

Dr. McCarthy completed her APA internship through the William James Consortium program through the Providence College Personal Center where she provided individual counseling and emergency risk assessments to undergraduate students on issues such as anxiety, depression, homesickness, relationships, self-esteem, and medical issues. Dr. McCarthy also designed and facilitated a weekly therapeutic group for students that discussed how to cope with a loved one who struggles with addiction. Dr. McCarthy received training on how to administer, score, and interpret psychological and neuropsychological evaluations of children, adolescents, and adults through the Dr. Leon O. Brenner Assessment and Consultation Center. Dr. McCarthy completed her postdoctoral training at Right Turn, an outpatient addictions clinic, where she continued to conduct individual and group therapy as well as neuropsychological assessments.


Contact Information

Dr. Sinéad McCarthy (ext. 124)
smccarthy@lifechangesgroup.com