Tara Ferrante, LMHC


About Me

My approach to therapy is to create a warm, curious, and accepting space where we can explore what is going on and I can assist you in applying concrete evidence-based tools and techniques that can create lasting change. I strive to meet clients where there are at and work collaboratively to create a plan so that you can live as fully as possible. I specialize in the treatment of obsessive- compulsive disorder, hoarding disorder, anxiety disorders, and PTSD. My specialty is in EMDR, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), In addition, I pull from many other approaches to create an personalized treatment for each person I work with. It is important to me, to acknowledge the systems of oppression in our society including racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, size-ism, ableism, etc. These systems have an effect on our mental health and can not be left out of the equation of the work we will do. Check out my website at taraferrantelmhc.com

Education & Experience

I received my Bachelors Degree in Anthropology from the University of New Hampshire in 2001 and my Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University New England in 2007. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have been licensed in the state of Massachusetts since 2009. LMHC # 7102 I have been working in Community Mental Health since 2006. Through my work there, I have worked with children, teens, adults, and run many groups. I completed the EMDR training in 2016 with Mark Nickerson, LICSW. I have received additional specialized training in various modalities including DBT, ACT, and ERP.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Member of MaMHCA and IOCDF

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved


  • English


  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • UnitedHealth

Harvard Pilgrim, Optum, UBH