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Therapist in Groton, Massachusetts,
Donald J Hager, LMHC

Provider Type: Therapist

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Therapist in Groton, Massachusetts, Donald J Hager, LMHC

Donald J Hager, LMHC

DJ Hager is the clinical site director of our Groton, Concord, and Chelmsford offices. He is a cognitive-behavioral therapist (CBT) with an emphasis on rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills training. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates evidence-based methodologies and techniques such as Motivational Interviewing (MI), stress-management/relaxation techniques, mindfulness-based interventions and biofeedback to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. In addition to providing counseling services Mr. Hager has facilitated trainings in cooperative discipline, identification and prevention of self-injurious behavior in at-risk populations, and suicide prevention in prisons. He has worked in emergency services, private practice, served as a school psychologist, served on special education teams in the public school setting and has held administrative positions in independent education, in the field of correctional mental health, and in addictions recovery.
Mr. Hager earned his Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology in 1996 from Anna Maria College in Paxton, Massachusetts. He completed post-graduate education in school counseling and special education from Fitchburg State University and in addiction counseling from the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Optum
  • Tufts


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Gender-Affirmative Medical Readiness Evaluations
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills


  • First Responders


  • English



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