Now Accepting New Clients.....No Wait List.....Appointments Available for Medication Support for Children, Adolescents, and Adults.....Most Insurance Accepted.....








Issues Include But Not Limited To:

  • Relationship Problems

  • Anxiety/Anxiety

  • Panic Attacks

  • Depression

  • Mood Swings/Bi-Polar

  • Domestic Violence/ Court Referrals

  • Anger Management

  • Substance Abuse/ Recovery

  • Binge Eating

  • Trauma/PTSD

  • Adjustment Disorders

  • Bullying

  • Autism

  • Family Systems

Modalities Include But Not Limited To:

  • Long-Term Traditional Client-Centered Insight

  • Short-Term Solution-Focused

  • Hypnotherapy/Deep Relaxation


  • Couples Therapies:

  • Positive Strategies for Change

  • Mars/Venus Approach

  • Pastoral

  • Mindfulness

  • Recovery Model


  • Play & Art Therapy

  • Groups

  • Interventions

  • Assessment/Referral

We Are Treating:

Individuals & Families 

Adults, Adolescents & Children (infants-13)

  • Elder Issues

  • Couples:

  • Dating

  • Engaged

  • Married

  • Divorcing

  • Same Sex

For Individuals
The Door is Open Counseling specializes in work with children, adolescents, adults, couples.


For Groups

Our various support groups provide a wide range of topics. Group sessions include the following specialties: PTSD, Substance Abuse, Stress Management Techniques for Anxiety, Obesity Related Binge & Compulsive Overeating, Adolescent Anger Management, Recovery, Hypnosis for Stop Smoking.  If there is a support group topic you would like to see offered, please let us know of your interest. Click here for the current Group Schedule.


Over the Telephone
If you travel frequently, manage a difficult schedule, cope with child care issues, or simply prefer privacy and convenience, you may want to consider consultations by telephone.  Our aim is to provide help, and we try to be as flexible as possible in scheduling appointments.


At the Mars and Venus Couples Counseling Center

We use the book Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus as a guideline and premise for understanding and respecting differences between ourselves and our partners.  Our focus is on healing the relationship by helping you improve communication skills.

  • Apply New & More Effective Communication Techniques

  • Teach Your Partner About Your Needs & Desires

  • Heal and Forgive Past Hurt & Resentments

  • Change Negative Feelings into Experiences of Appreciation & Gratitude

  • Increase your Self-Confidence when Dealing with the Opposite Sex

  • Communicate Difficult Feelings without Arguing

  • Cope with the Inevitable Changes that Occur in Every Relationship

  • Make your Present or Future Partner Happy


Appointments / Payment
MasterCard/VISA/AMEX and most insurance accepted, we see people weekdays, evenings, and weekends in Hull and and/or Quincy locations. Urgent appointments are typically available within 24 hours. Please contact us to make your appointment.



In the Media

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Can This Marriage be Saved...

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We Keep Tearing Each Other Down, 12/04

We Canít Get Over Our First Marriages, 02/03

The Holidays Bring Out the Worst in Me, 12/03

His Business Crashed ĖAnd So Did Our Marriage, 10/02


He Canít Handle My Illness, 4/02


Relationship Q&A: I Caught Him Looking At Porn


Relationship Q&A: Nothing Gets Him Interested In Sex


Relationship Q&A: I Don't Find My Husband Sexy Anymore


Family Front...


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  We look forward to walking beside you in your journey to achieving your goals.





"When you have the vision to imagine your potential,

and the strong desire to make change a reality,

your very next step is gathering the courage to walk

through the doorway and ask for help. We are here."


Joyce Dolberg Rowe LMHC, Clinical Director










Call Us Today to Learn How We Can Help!



(781) 925-3500








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