Christopher Chaisson, LCSW, is a clinical social worker who earned his MSW from Salem State University with a focus on mental health. He uses an eclectic strengths-based approach utilizing CBT skills, insight-oriented processing, behavioral activation, and exposure techniques to assist individuals in navigating challenging experiences related to anxiety, trauma, depression, life transitions, substance use, sexuality, and gender identity. Christopher is a compassionate, personable, and flexible therapist, and has experience working with both adolescents and adults in a variety of outpatient and community settings in the Greater Boston area. Christopher’s clinical interests include helping individuals manage symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder and panic disorder, as well as supporting individuals experiencing stress pertaining to social injustice affiliated with race, gender, sexuality, and class. He believes that psychotherapy is most effective as a collaborative process specifically tailored to the unique needs of each individual client.