Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Cassandra Aasmundsen-Fry is a licensed clinical psychologist and the site director of our North Andover location. She provides individual and couples psychotherapy for individuals over the age of 16 with a wide range of issues including grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and life transitions. However, Dr. Aasmundsen-Fry has particular interest and expertise in treating trauma, PTSD, self injurious behavior, dissociative disorders, relational and marital issues, bipolar disorders, OCD, psychotic disorders and issues related to pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Dr. Aasmundsen-Fry uses a client-centered approach integrating the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and relational therapy to emphasize a client’s innate strengths. She values building a collaborative relationship with her clients to approach treatment together and build a supportive environment.
Dr. Aasmundsen-Fry received her doctoral training in Clinical Psychology from William James College. She completed her pre- and post-doctoral fellowship at The Edward M. Kennedy Health Center in Worcester, where she worked with trauma survivors and refugees. Dr. Aasmundsen-Fry also trained at the Lemuel Shattuck and Newton-Wellesley Hospitals, and the Franklin Elementary School in Newton. She has also volunteered as a Psychological Consultant for the Malaysian Agruculture Group in Kuala Lumpor, Malaysia, and participated in research in a variety of areas including the effects of mindfulness techniques compared to cognitive strategies on panic response, and protective factors against burnout in mental health workers.