About Me

Hello there! My name is Gina Cipolla, a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, body image concerns, anxiety disorders and trauma. I am interested in working with individuals who have co-morbid diagnoses and have experience working with individuals who struggle with maladaptive coping (self-harm, self-sabotage etc). I incorporate a number of therapeutic techniques including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness, EMDR, and am committed to the Health at Every Size (HAES) principles. I also utilizes exposure therapy when appropriate. I collaborate with my client’s multidisciplinary team members such as psychiatrists, medical doctors and dieticians for continuity of care.

I believe through understanding and awareness, clients can move toward becoming their true selves and deeply experience a life worth living. I am a non-judgmental therapist, who truly cares about the rapport with my clients while challenging them to push themselves!

I have clinical experience working in a psychiatric partial hospitalization program, an eating disorder partial hospitalization program, residential program serving those with traumatic brain injuries, and a collaborative alternative school prior to my work in private practice. I earned my Bachelor’s Degree from Suffolk University, studying Psychology and Education and my Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Simmons College.

I strongly believe in the practice of self-care and enjoy running outdoors, spending time with my miniature dachshund Wally, taking mindful walks on the beach and eating chocolate!

I am excited to meet you!!

Licensure and Certifications:

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker 121637
  • Reiki 1 Certification
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy for Adults CEU Certificate from Boston College
  • Trauma and Interpersonal Violence fo Adults CEU Certificate from Boston College

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