John-Paul Arena, LICSW
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

John-Paul (JP) Arena, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, received both his Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Social Work at Boston College, graduating with Summa Cum Laude honors.  He has worked in Cambridge for over five years assisting geriatric/disabled populations with subsidized public housing. For a span of two years he served as Chair of the Somerville/Cambridge Alzheimer’s Partnership. At the same time, for five years he has also been working as a therapist specializing in working with children, adolescents, and adults on issues related to anxiety disorders, depression and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders.

Services Provided

John-Paul provides cognitive behavioral therapy related to anxiety, depression and adjustment issues. His focus is patient centered care, using problem solving techniques to help address related issues. Additionally, John-Paul provides a range of clinical services that include family therapy, group therapy, couples therapy, as well as both short-term and long-term individual therapy.


Mr. Arena is available in our Weymouth office Monday through Saturday.

Insurance Networks

Mr. Arena participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies – Commercial and GIC plans only, Aetna, Tufts and Coventry/First Health.

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