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Mara Acel-Green, MSW, LICSW


Mara Acel-Green, MSW, LICSW, (she/her/hers) 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 has deep experience providing specialty treatment with  mood and anxiety disorders during pregnancy and postpartum (perinatal) period. In addition to her private practice and adjunct faculty position at Northeastern University (2006-2020), Mara does trainings and workshops for clinicians, childbirth professionals, and families. Mara also has created a Post-Master's certificate for the use of CBT for Perinatal Emotional Complications and offers it at Strong Roots Counseling.


Mara's written work can be seen on Huffington Post, as well as on her website Mara was trained at Smith School for Social Work and obtained a certificate in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Boston University. Mara's approach combines her compassionate, non-judgmental approach and deep knowledge with humor, as appropriate, to help you toward your therapeutic goals.

To email Mara directly, please click here.

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