Psychologist and Therapist in Boston, Massachusetts Nicolina Calfa, Psychologist

License: PhD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 22-65+

Appointments: In-office only. Telehealth not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Boston, Massachusetts Nicolina Calfa, PhD

Nicolina Calfa, PhD

Dr. Calfa is a licensed psychologist offering counseling services for adults, with a specialization in health psychology. Dr. Calfa helps clients understand how psychological factors significantly influence their health, including physical illnesses and stress, and aids them in coping with the impact of medical issues on their daily lives. She provides health interventions for individuals coping with acute and/or chronic medical conditions such as headaches, diabetes, gastrointestinal problems, chronic pain, and cystic fibrosis.

In addition to her work in health psychology, Dr. Calfa also maintains a strong interest in treating clients experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression, and situational or chronic stress. Dr. Calfa works with individuals coping with relationship issues, adjustment to significant life changes or losses, and reproductive concerns (including primary and secondary infertility, and use of fertility treatments).

Dr. Calfa’s therapeutic style incorporates cognitive-behavioral, interpersonal, and family systems approaches. She incorporates relaxation techniques, including biofeedback, in her work with clients to improve mood regulation and stress management. As a warm, compassionate therapist, Dr. Calfa creates a safe, neutral therapeutic space within the context of a collaborative relationship for each client.

Dr. Calfa received her doctoral degree in counseling psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and master’s degree in counseling from Arizona State University. She completed her psychology internship and post-doctoral fellowship training at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital, including clinical work with both youth and adults, and training in behavioral medicine and outpatient mental health. Dr. Calfa currently provides psychotherapy services through telehealth (and is associated with the Boston Financial District office).

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • ComPsych
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tufts

Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please call us at 781-551-0999 to schedule an appointment with Nicolina Calfa.

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