Linda Rawlings

LMHC

About me

I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Massachusetts. I have several years of experience working in community mental health agencies and school systems serving individuals in grades K-12. Working in these settings has provided valuable opportunities to treat children, adolescents and families with a variety of mental health needs. I have helped individuals who have experienced depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, learning difficulties, stress, grief/loss, body image dissatisfaction and substance use.

My primary focus is to establish a therapeutic relationship with the individual since this is essential to the counseling process. I demonstrate active listening and have a person centered, non-judgmental and respectful approach. Others have often described me as a great listener, patient, easy to talk to and having a good sense of humor.
My counseling style is goal oriented, supportive and focuses on identifying your strengths. I use cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, motivational interviewing and solution focused techniques to help individuals set and work towards their goals. I believe each individual has specific strengths and counseling can be a way to highlight those strengths to be used to overcome struggles.

I earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts. I continued my education and received a Master of Arts degree from Lesley University where I studied counseling psychology.

I enjoy spending time at the beach, being creative, walking/hiking and spending time with those I care about, including my dog. I enjoy watching individuals make positive choices and decisions in their life. I look forward to supporting you in achieving your goals and becoming a healthier person.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
  • ADHD
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 20

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

MA LMHC 5366


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Linda Rawlings. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with Teen Counseling might be different.

Written on Nov 09, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and adhd

Linda is wonderful. She is attentive and helpful in her feedback.

Written on Nov 08, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 7 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and career difficulties

Linda is always 100% present during my sessions, she is always coaching me through my issues and trying to help me reflect. I've enjoyed coming out of postpartum with her help, so grateful for our time together.

Written on Nov 04, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 4 months

Linda is excellent: knowledgeable, compassionate, consummate professional. She has been very helpful treating our daughter’s eating disorder and the issues underlying it. We are blessed to have met her.

Written on Jul 26, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Lind has been helpful with active listening and I appreciate her guidance

Written on May 04, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Linda takes the time to fully understand each situation we discuss and gives objective, helpful advice!

Written on Apr 13, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Listens, responds and cares.

Written on Feb 15, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

I am really glad to have found teencounseling.com and Linda is my therapist. She is a reflexive listener and just having her to talk with has been infinitely helpful. Already seeing my anxiety decrease with tools she is suggesting.

Written on Feb 14, 2022 after therapy with Linda for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and career difficulties

Linda really understands what my goals are and helps me achieve them. She also hears me. I've learned strategies from her that I used immediately, with positive results. I feel that I have reached my goals with Linda. Thanks!

Written on Aug 08, 2021 after therapy with Linda for 6 months

Dr. Rawlings, you are a great counselor and everyone will acknowledge your professionalism. Thank you for being there for me!

Written on Jun 15, 2021 after therapy with Linda for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

I did not work with Linda for very long, only 4 weeks and sessions but she was very attentive, supportive and helpful. Took the time to take all of the info in and respond accordingly with practical and encouraging but concise recommendations. I was very happy with my time spent here because of her.

Written on Apr 13, 2021 after therapy with Linda for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, coping with life changes, and adhd

She’s great and takes the time to learn about her clients. She’s very attentive and always responds in a reasonable amount of time.

Written on Mar 27, 2021 after therapy with Linda for 6 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and anger management

Linda is concise, non-nonsense, and direct. She provides helpful, actionable suggestions.

Written on Mar 19, 2021 after therapy with Linda for 9 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and anger management

I love Linda. She is very helpful and has helped me a great deal.

Written on Jan 11, 2021 after therapy with Linda for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Linda is wonderful, she listens and offers kind and supportive words

Written on Dec 07, 2020 after therapy with Linda for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Linda listens with compassion and creates a judgement free zone. She helped me create healthier habits to deal with anxiety and a better mindset for how to deal with stressful situations.

Written on Oct 23, 2020 after therapy with Linda for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, and self esteem

Linda has been honestly very soothing and welcoming to talk to. She is the first therapist that I have felt more inclined to open up to and actually look forward to talking to and meeting with. My schedule is pretty busy so there have been some weeks we haven’t been able to meet but typically if it were my way, I would meet consistently every week. Typically, I would dread going to therapy and get super anxious before hand, but that hasn’t been the case with Linda. I really feel like because of her non judgmental approach that I am able to talk openly with her, which is hard for me normally. I really appreciate the help that I have gotten from her so far. She is the first therapist I have tried that I actually like... A LOT! If your looking for someone who will listen and be soothing and kind then Linda is that person.

Written on Oct 08, 2020 after therapy with Linda for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Linda is great! She listens to me and gives me some advice to help me.

I only wish teen counseling was cheaper or accepted my insurance.

Written on Jul 20, 2020 after therapy with Linda for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

Linda is excellent counselor. She is well educated in her specialty and a good listener. She follows you up every time and asks if you are okay. I definitely recommend her.

Written on Jun 16, 2020 after therapy with Linda for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Linda responds in a very timely manner to messaging. She has also allowed for me to express myself in writing which has made my self exploration a little easier. Very much appreciate her points.

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