Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Briana Reid is a doctoral psychology intern with the William James College Consortium (2020-2022).
Ms. Reid provides a relational, holistic and culturally responsive approach to therapy, while utilizing evidence-based psychological treatments for adults of various backgrounds. Her areas of specialty include stress management, identity and self-esteem, anxiety disorders, and health behavior/lifestyles changes. Ms. Reid uses a variety of modalities to fit the unique needs of each individual, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), mindfulness-based interventions, management/relaxation techniques, biofeedback.
Prior to her placement at CFPS, Ms. Reid completed an advanced practicum placement at the New England Center for Healthy Minds, where she performed biopsychosocial assessments for medication prescribers in addition to individual and family therapy services. She also has experience providing individual therapy services for college students, leading lunch groups for young adults with social anxiety and providing psychoeducation and brief mental health screenings to the campus community during her practicum placement at Assumption College Counseling Services. Additionally, Ms. Reid has practicum experience providing group therapy services for adolescents in a partial hospital program and for adults in a structured outpatient addiction program.
Ms. Reid is a fourth-year doctoral student at William James College (WJC) studying Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) with a concentration in Health Psychology. She earned her M.A. in Professional Psychology from WJC and serves as Administrator of the Black Mental Health Graduate Academy under the Center for Multicultural and Global Mental Health at WJC. Ms. Reid earned her B.A. from Merrimack College with a double-major in Criminology and Moral and Political Philosophy, as well as a double-minor in Psychology and Law, Ethics, and Sociology.