Appointments

Phone: 617-968-2438
Email: jgbarret@gmail.com

Office Location

240 Concord Ave., Suite C
Cambridge, MA 02138

Map & directions >>

News

Dr. Barrett was featured in a Huffington Post webinar on men and violence.

Dr. Barrett's work with Safety Net featured in the Harvard Gazette.

Find me on Facebook

James Barrett, PhD

Beyond Boys Will Be Boys

My practice specializes in helping boys, teens, and young men who may be struggling with:

  • Getting in trouble at home or in school
  • Poor grades
  • Feeling angry or withdrawn
  • Spending too much time on the internet
  • Depression or anxiety
  • Drugs or alcohol
  • Relationship problems

Unfortunately, boys and young men are often ashamed or embarrassed to talk about their feelings and can be very resistant to the idea of seeing a therapist. They need someone who “speaks their language” and can help them feel comfortable and safe talking about themselves. ┬áMy focus is on making therapy relevant and helpful to “regular guys.”