— Welcome

About me

Welcome! I am Wayne Kessler, a Certified CBT and EMDR Therapist

Life can be challenging at times.
You deserve to feel heard and supported. I am here to give you the nonjudgemental support and safe space that you need to heal, grow and begin to feel better.

Wayne Kessler Therapist
Wayne Kessler, MSW, LICSW 

My Background

I have been a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker for over 30 years working with teens and adults who are experiencing work-related stress, layoffs, toxic work environments, health-related issues, school challenges, career transition, struggling with grief from a loss of a human or pet, and challenges around retirement.  I have many years of experience in different settings, including individual therapy, inpatient, residential group homes, outpatient, and in-home therapy. Therapy is only offered to Massachusetts residents. *I also offer coaching services nationally for those who prefer coaching over therapy. I work with a diverse population of individuals, including individuals with ADHD and other Executive functioning challenges, teens, adults, older adults and LGBTQIA+.


Therapy Offering

At this time, I am offering online therapy only. I am dedicated to providing an open, welcoming, empathetic, and collaborative learning environment in which you feel safe and comfortable expressing yourself without judgment. I work with individuals from all walks of life and use my skills as a Therapist and Mindfulness teacher to aid in your understanding of yourself and others.


Therapeutic Orientation

My therapeutic orientation is trauma-informed and largely based in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy(CBT). I also use elements of EMDR, IFS, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused therapies, Motivational Interviewing, and strengths-based approaches in my practice. My therapeutic approach involves tailoring the therapeutic intervention to the individual’s unique needs with a customized, co-created treatment plan. I create an open-minded, safe space. I am a lifelong learner, so I strive to keep my clinical skills cutting-edge and up-to-date by frequently attending the latest training and workshops to further my expertise, awareness, and understanding.


Be Brave And Reap The Benefits of Therapy

Starting therapy takes a lot of courage and can be a challenging, yet highly rewarding experience. I believe that if we are able to become curious and adventurous, our lives can become more connected, grounded, and enriched in the process. I am committed to supporting you through this process with a warm, supportive, and collaborative spirit.


Take The First Step


Get in touch via email or arrange a phone call or set up your first therapy session here using the schedule a session link. After submitting a contact request form, I will be in touch.