I am excited to announce that I am no longer affiliated with Lexington Insight and have transitioned to an individual private practice in Lexington.
I can be reached at 617.894.5581 or by email at email@example.com
I look forward to hearing from you!
It can be so hard to keep going when stress, sadness, and anxiety begin to take over. All the things you want - happiness, peace, fulfillment, and love can seem out of reach. I specialize in helping people who feel that life just isn't turning out the way they hoped or expected. This may be the result of a significant life event, such as a relationship issue, having trouble finding (and keeping) your soul mate, chronic illness, death of a loved one, job loss, relocation, or other stressor. Perhaps you don't know why you feel the way you do, as if there is a "general emptiness," and life seems too routine, without depth or meaning.
- Have you found that, although there are a lot of good things in your life, it still seems as if there should be something "more"?
- Do you feel helpless and frustrated with some of the people in your life?
- Does it seem like you take care of everyone else, but your own needs fall by the wayside?
- Have you found that you rarely do anything fun anymore, or that you have stopped doing things you used to enjoy?
- Does it seem like you "did all the right things," but it doesn't seem to matter?
- Would you like to learn how to create the life you want without feeling guilty about it, or as if you are letting others down?
A lot of us grow up feeling undeserving or guilty about our desires and dreams, so we lock them away in our hearts. The thing is, they keep asking to be let out. This can show up in many ways, usually as stress, irritability, sleeplessness, difficult relationships, weight gain, anxiety, depression, unhealthy behaviors, and illness. During childhood and adolescence, it can also show up as rebellious behavior, apathy, moodiness, self-injury, promiscuous behaviors, drug experimentation, and anger.
Therapy can help relieve these symptoms, and free you to start living your life the way you want it, on your terms. Through compassionate listening, effective techniques and tools, and a collaborative healing relationship, you can start to reconnect to your inner wisdom - that internal voice that knows what's best for you and your life. It's this voice that will help you to recognize and celebrate your unique strengths, work through blocks that keep you stuck in frustrating patterns, rediscover your passions, and figure out what would make you sparkle again.
As insight increases, you learn to listen to your heart and make empowering choices and changes that bring you out of your difficulties and into higher self-esteem, happier relationships, and a healthier, more satisfying life.
Whether you need short-term help with a specific situation, or longer-term help with deeper issues, professional counseling can help you to clarify your goals, then find ways to achieve them. Choosing a therapist is an important decision. Sometimes people have been brought up with the belief that seeing a therapist is a sign of weakness. I believe that it shows strength, courage, and intelligence to get professional help when needed. Your life is precious, and it's the only one you've got. Don't miss out on it! You deserve to live it with joy and freedom.
Call 617-894-5581 or email me for a free 15-minute consultation to see if I am the right person to help you.
Whether we have the opportunity to work together or you find support elsewhere, I wish you the peace and vibrance that comes from alignment with your true self, your Source as you know it to be, and the power that stretches beyond all perceived limits and shines brilliantly like the countless stars.
Experience & Qualifications
Amy Johnson holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University, and is licensed in the state of Massachusetts. She has advanced training in mind/body medicine through the Benson-Henry Institute, completed post-graduate study at the New England Institute for Existential-Psychoanalytic Therapy, and is a graduate of the Hoffman Quadrinity Process. In addition to her work as a private practitioner, Amy’s experience includes college counseling, adult psychiatric day treatment, and outpatient community mental health.
Amy focuses on helping adults who are struggling with difficult life changes, depression, relationship issues, loss, and grief. She has broad experience treating depression in men, especially high-level executives and entrepreneurs. Amy also provides holistic education and drug-free options for reducing stress and increasing overall vitality.
Amy brings over 20 years of experience in business, holistic health, and academics to her psychotherapy practice. She practices and offers guidance in various forms of meditation, yoga, metaphysics, and spiritual inquiry. She enjoys helping her clients heal their hearts and minds so they can reconnect to greater joy, love, peace, and abundance in their personal and professional lives.