Nisha M. Patel, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Provider type: Psychotherapist

Patient Age: Adult, Geriatric

Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy

About Nisha M. Patel, Ph.D.

Dr. Patel uses an individualized approach informed by the best treatment practices available for adults. Several techniques she uses includes a blend of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialetical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Rational Emotive Therapy (RET), Mindfulness-Based Therapy and Psychodynamic psychotherapy to support and motivate clients to help them move forward. She strongly believes it is important to understand the reasons behind the problems that bring people to therapy which many times are based in the past, and to be able to make real and lasting behavioral changes in the present. She has a flexible approach and expertise in a range of different interventions which enable her to tailor treatment to the unique and complex needs of the client. She works cooperatively with all clients to facilitate the learning of new skills, increased self-understanding, and reconnection with their own sources and resilience. She has extensive experience helping people with a range of presenting issues, from situational stressors to chronic mental illness. Compassionate, knowledgeable, and effective are just a few of the words that have been used by others to describe her approach with clients.


  • ADD & ADHD
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Depression
  • Midlife Transitions
  • Mindfulness Based Treatment
  • Mood Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Sleep
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Women's Health
  • Women's Issues
  • Locations


    372 Washington Street
    Wellesley MA 02481