NEWTON THERAPY COOPERATIVE
ELANA SCHLESINGER NOVEMBER, PSY.D.
Dr. Elana November is a licensed psychologist with over 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Child, Adolescent, Adult, and Family Psychotherapy, Parent Consultation, Couples Therapy, and Special Education and 504 Plan Consultation. Dr. November provides a safe, supportive, connected, compassionate environment for all of her clients. She helps people find the strength to explore directly their struggles and carve a path toward greater peace, happiness, understanding, and acceptance.
Dr. November's work assists people struggling with parent-child issues, parental stress, school difficulties, vocational challenges, relationship & interpersonal issues, ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma, overall stress management, developmental disorders, and challenges adjusting to life transitions. Dr. November interweaves a variety of treatment modalities including aspects of psychodynamic psychotherapy, internal family systems, thought work, eye movement desensitization & reprocessing (EMDR), mindfulness, meditation, and cognitive-behavioral techniques to help her clients understand the impact of their past experiences, grapple with present day challenges, and set goals for the future.
When Dr. November works with a child or adolescent, parent involvement is essential. She often works with children in individual psychotherapy, but treatment plans always include either family therapy, parent consultation, co-parenting support, and/or child-centered couple's therapy.
Dr. November received her B.S. in Human Development & Family Studies from the University of Vermont. She earned her Doctorate in School-Clinical Child Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology. She completed her predoctoral internship at St. Luke’s - Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York where she specialized in child, adolescent, and family psychotherapy along with urgent care and neuropsychological testing. Her postdoctoral hours were completed in New York at the Bronx Children’s Psychiatric Center where she focused on the psychiatric and academic needs of children and adolescents requiring a therapeutic educational setting. In the years following her graduate training, Dr. November first worked in elementary, middle, and high school settings, and now focuses her energy on her private practice.
Dr. November is an out-of-network provider and does not take insurance. She encourages clients to submit of reimbursement from their insurance carrier and provides the necessary paperwork. For prospective clients who either don't have insurance or don't plan to submit for out-of-network reimbursement, click here for a Good Faith Estimate of the cost of services.
To speak with Dr. November and schedule an intake, please call 617-785-5219.