My Credentials

I hold a Ph.D. from Rutgers University in English literature (Nineteenth-Century Studies) and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College.

I did my Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology at McLean Hospital. I have experience in behavioral medicine and in short- and long-term psychotherapy and psychoanalysis of adults and adolescents.

We will get through this together 

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Virginia R. Youngren, Ph.D

Psychoanalysis | Psychotherapy | Telehealth

Finding yourself in unsettled times and living with anxiety?

About My Practice

I’m a clinical psychologist licensed as a Health Care Provider in Massachusetts.

I’m also a psychoanalyst, a member of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and retired Clinical Instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. 

What I Offer:

Therapy by telephone and VOIP (voice over internet protocol) 

CONTACT PHONE: 617-800-9880


I accept insurance where possible, and I have a sliding scale of payment for those who wish to pay by debit, credit card or PayPal.

Please feel free to bring your questions to an introductory conversation in which we can see if we are a good match to work together.


Virginia Youngren, Ph.D

CONTACT PHONE: 617-800-9880