Dr. Samuel C. Roth
I am a clinical psychologist in full-time private practice in Newton Center. I work with people of all ages, specializing in play therapy with young children and talk therapy with adolescents and adults. I also provide couple and family therapy, and parent guidance.
I use active, results-oriented methods in therapy while also emphasizing deeper understanding of one’s own motivations, and encouraging a stronger sense of agency and “choice.” When working with children and adolescents, I take a family-centered approach in which I partner with parents to facilitate the most effective adjustments for children -- not just in my office, but at home -- and if indicated, at school.
In addition to my practice, I teach a course on serious mental illness at Harvard Medical School and courses in child and adolescent development and psychotherapy at Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute.
Relationship and friendship problems
Difficulties with school or work
Learning issues, including bright/gifted LD and ADHD
Life transitions, including preparation for college, marriage, parenthood
High conflict divorce
Serious mental illness
190 Sumner Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02459
Cost per session: $325
Insurance accepted: None
(Dr. Roth can provide you a bill to submit for partial reimbursement for insurance out-of-network benefits)
QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING
- Psychologist (Ph.D.) from Boston University