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Mara Acel-Green, MSW, LICSW, is a psychotherapist and owner of Strong Roots Counseling. Since 2001, Mara has worked in the Boston area with adolescents and adults. In addition to Mara's general practice, she is a field leader in providing specialty treatment during pregnancy and postpartum (perinatal) period for people with mood and anxiety disorders. In addition to her private practice and adjunct faculty position at Northeastern University, Mara does trainings and workshops for clinicians, childbirth professionals, and families. To learn more about Mara's post-graduate certificate program for the use of CBT for the treatment of perinatal emotional complication, check out the link here. Mara's written work can be seen on Huffington Post, as well as on this website.


Mara was trained at Smith School for Social Work and obtained a certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Boston University. Mara's style combines her compassionate, non-judgmental approach and deep knowledge with humor, as appropriate, to help you toward your therapeutic goals.


For more information, visit the Strong Roots Counseling website.

1387 Washington St, Second Floor, West Newton, MA 02465



Email: Mara 

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