I'm Carol Fizer, a Boston area psychotherapist with over 20 years of experience, my practice is in Newtonville, MA.

About You

You may be in the midst of a life crisis, or feel the need to explore a challenging life situation that is not improving on its own. You may be concerned about a child's problems in school, or your marriage.

I can help you as an individual or you and your family manage life's difficult situations more effectively. In more than 20 years as a psychotherapist, she has helped children, adults, couples, and families of all ages solve their emotional and life situations.

I use several effective strategies. These include concrete problem-solving, coaching which specific behaviors, and in-depth exploration of the reasons you and your loved ones find yourselves in problematic relationships. All of these strategies are designed to help you and your family understand where you are, where you have been, and how you can move on in your life.


I have helped clients with:

  • Trauma issues
  • Marital problems and infidelity
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • The impact of attention deficit disorder on children, adults, and families
  • Sexual abuse and trauma
  • Substance abuse
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Dating and commitment
  • Sexual abuse
  • Chronic illness
  • Heart break