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B. Francis Chen, LICSW

Compassionate psychotherapy for individuals and couples

Currently offering services in person (East Arlington) and via secure video

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As a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW), I offer warm, supportive therapy for individuals and couples. My professional experience includes work at Tufts University, Harvard University, and community mental health clinics. I enjoy collaborating with people to help them feel better about themselves amidst the many challenges of life in our society.

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Individual Therapy

I will meet you where you're at and walk with you where you'd like to go in life, whether that is improving how you feel about yourself, managing difficult relationships, or anything that is keeping your from thriving.

Couples Therapy

It's often said that couples start therapy an average of 7 years too late, but there are good reasons for that. Entering couples or marriage therapy takes courage (and sometimes convincing your partner). If you're feeling stuck in patterns of conflict, disconnection, or disappointment, couples counseling can help you get unstuck.

Clinical Supervision and Consultation

Whether you are an early career therapist or a seasoned clinician, supervision or consultation can provide space to reflect on your work and deepen your clinical attunement. I provide a validating environment where you can grow in what you uniquely offer others.

Insurances & Fees


In-network provider for:

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Tufts University student insurance (UnitedHealthcare Student Resources)

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  • Initial appointment (60 min): $275

  • Follow up appointments (50-55 min): $250

  • Couples therapy appointments (60 min): $275

  • Supervision & Consultation: $175-$275 per hour

  • Cancellation <24 hours notice: full fee

I accept cash, check, and all major credit cards.

Using Other Insurances

Your insurance may have out of network benefits which cover a percentage of the above fees. You can submit a detailed receipt for reimbursement from your insurance company after paying for therapy.

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Schedule a free 15 min phone consult to see how we might work together in therapy.

89 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA 02474


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