Psychologist and Therapist in Newton, Massachusetts Suzanne Merlis, Psychologist

License: PsyD

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 18-26, 41-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Psychologist and Therapist in Newton, Massachusetts Suzanne R Merlis, PsyD

Suzanne R Merlis, PsyD

Dr. Merlis provides evidenced based for adolescents (16 and up) and adults/older adults. Her areas of specialty include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, adjustment disorders, reproductive challenges ( infertility, miscarriage, high-risk or premature birth, and postpartum depression), stress-related disorders (e.g. headache, chronic pain, IBS, insomnia, hypertension), health-behavior/life style changes, geriatrics, substance abuse, and trauma/PTSD. Dr. Merlis utilizes a variety of modalities depending on clients needs including cognitive- behavioral (CBT), Acceptance and Committment Therapy ( ACT), stress-management /relaxation techniques, mindfulness based interventions, somatic therapy, biofeedback, Dialetical Behavior Therapy ( DBT), and motivational interviewing. Dr. Merlis also conducts ADHD and ADD evaluations for adults.


Insurances Accepted

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


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Biofeedback
  • CBT for Insomnia
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness


  • Women


  • English



Please call us at 781-551-0999 to schedule an appointment with Suzanne Merlis.

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