Provider type: Psychotherapist
Patient Age: Adult, Child & Adolescent
Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy
Dr. Cottrell provides psychotherapy, clinical evaluation and consultation for individuals 18 years of age and older. The emphasis of his work as a therapist is supporting individuals and families experiencing various mental health and psychological conditions. Though he works with a wide range of clients, he has a particular clinical interest and focus with "Twice-Exceptional" (2E) individuals experiencing ADHD and gifted intelligence. He utilizes a Systems, Solutions-Focused, and Strength-Based approach to therapy in addition to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Narrative Therapy, and Expressive Arts (especially with Music) as he collaborates with individuals and their families in order to embrace their interests, goals, and potential on their path of development, well-being, growth, and success.
Dr. Cottrell recently completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from William James College (formally Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology). He completed an APA pre-doctoral internship at the North Shore Medical Center (Salem, MA). During this time, Dr. Cottrell's work included providing neuropsychological, psychological, personality, and educational testing at Mass General for Children as well as working as a behavioral health consultant at the North Shore Physician’s Group at Union Hospital. Prior to doctoral training, Dr. Cottrell obtained his Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling and Human Development at Walsh University (North Canton, OH), and he has worked for nearly a decade as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in a variety of settings including Private Practice, Hospitals, Community Mental Health, and College Counseling Centers.