Abby McGinn, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Provider type: Psychotherapist

Patient Age: Child & Adolescent

Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy

About Abby McGinn, LCSW

Abby McGinn provides therapy to children and adolescents. She utilizes a focus on CBT, narrative therapy, art therapy, social-emotional learning curriculum, and play therapy to work with clients who present with anxiety, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, depression, trauma, adjustment disorder, low self-esteem, emotional regulation, and transitioning family dynamics such as divorce. Abby utilizes a client-centered, strengths-based approach to therapy and enjoys building positive relationships with her clients and collaborating with them to create interventions tailored to their strengths and interests to provide effective results.


  • ADD & ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Childhood Behavioral Problems
  • Mindfulness Based Treatment
  • Panic Disorders
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Education & Certifications

    Abby recently graduated from the Boston College School of Social Work in May 2023 earning her Masters in Clinical Social Work with a focus on children, youth, and families. She completed her field education at Ditson Elementary School in Billerica as a Social Emotional Learning team member where she led individual and group sessions focusing on SEL topics such as anxiety, coping skills, self-regulation, and social skills. Her second placement was at Westwood Youth and Family Services as a Graduate Clinical intern where she had a caseload of individual clients, led social skills and anxiety coping groups for elementary school-aged children, and co-ran volunteer programs for high school students.

    Abby completed her BA in Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst Commonwealth Honors College in 2021 with Departmental Honors in Psychology and a certificate in Social Work.



    288 Walnut St
    Newton MA 02460