Providing professional support for individuals, parents, families, adolescents, and children.


Individual consults and ongoing services are available.


Professional, personalized attention to the real problems of every day life.


Meaningful insight that develops into positive changes.


Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance, as well as some  other insurances and private payment is accepted. 












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About Elizabeth

Betsy Handley holds a Masters of Education in Counseling Psychology (M.Ed.) and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). She has experience working with individuals, children, adolescents, and families in community and clinic settings. Betsy is a member of the board of Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association, where she serves as their Director of Professional Development.

217 West Union Street
Ashland, MA 01721

Support for Adults

Consultation, short term, and ongoing behavioral health services are available, depending upon the needs of the individual and/or family.

Treatment is aimed at identifying past experiences, as well as behavioral and thinking patterns which block the realization of personal goals and life satisfaction.

Through a collaborative treatment approach, issues such as:

will be addressed in a supportive, professional environment.

Children, Adolescents, and Families

Support is provided for families as they manage the challenges of
healthy child and adolescent development. Treatment is aimed at relieving symptoms of:

in order to improve functioning by building confidence within the
child/adolescent and improving relationships within the family.

What to Expect

Initial Contact: Initial phone intake provided free of charge. 
First Session: A brief history will be taken in order to identify areas of concern and clarify goals. Frequency and scheduling of follow up sessions will be agreed upon.