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Coco Wellington is a Licensed Mental Health Clinician living and working in Falmouth MA. Coco enjoys working with individuals 18 and older manage anxiety, depression, life transitions, performance psychology, substance use challenges and recovery. Thru the integration CBT, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing and the development of DBT skills clients have found great success in their careers, academically and in relationships. Coco helps clients manage life transitions
Coco's approach is to meet clients where they are. Thru evidence based practices she helps clients understand the how intertwined thoughts and feelings are and how to manage uncomfortable emotions She and her clients work together to manage the process of change thru learning mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness and emotional regulation skills.
Therapy and life coaching sessions with Coco integrates both insight-oriented and skills-based approaches toward gaining a new awareness into clients emotional and relationship patterns. At the same time, she focuses on practical strategies, involving relaxation and mindfulness practices
Coco was trained and worked at The Massachusetts Mental Health Center ( Harvard teaching hospital) and worked at Cambridge Hospital as a team leader/lead clinician in the area of Co Occurring disorders/ Dual Diagnosis. She then was site supervisor of a community mental health center and Clinical Director of Penikese Island a co occurring program or young men.
Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Peak performance - Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals
Alcohol use disorder & addiction - Tolerating emotional discomfort; reducing or eliminating reliance on alcohol; development of new coping mechanisms for stress and suffering.
Existential crisis & challenges - Supportive exploration of meaning and purpose in one’s life; finding one’s path in the face of existential anxiety, dread, and feelings of meaninglessness
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Years of Experience: 31 years
Private Practice, Self, 2000 - Present
Penikese Island, Clinical Director, 2012 - 2016
Advocates, Site Supervisor, 2002 - 2010
Cambridge Health Alliance, Team Leader/Lead Therapist, 1994 - 2002
Vin Fen @ Mass Mental Health Center, Therapist, 1990 - 1994
Marsha Linehan PhD, Intensive Dialectical Behavioral Training , 2001
Institute For Existential Therapy, The Institute for Existential- Psychoanalytic Therapy Advanced Study , 2000
Institute for Existential Therapy, The Institute for Existential- Psychoanalytic Therapy, 1992
Boston University School of Social Work, Post Grad Study in Alcoholism and Drug abuse Advanced Clinical Diagnosis and Treatment , 1991
Lesley University, Masters in Clinical Mental Health, 1990