Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience

WHO WE ARE

About Us

Treatment for Families

Counseling

We help make the world a better place.

What guides our approach?

◊ Offer a safe place for everyone
◊ Understanding that an individuals' identity and experiences are unique 
◊ Make efforts to better understand the context in which our clients live
◊ Meeting a client where they are comfortable
◊ Convenience of scheduling
◊ Familiar home-like setting with a kitchen, living room & playroom for counseling

Patricia Brady is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist. Ms. Brady has held these clinical licenses since 1991. In addition, Ms. Brady is Board Certified as a Professional Counselor by the THE AMERICAN PSYCHOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION.

Board Certified in Professional Counseling – ID#7989
Marriage and Family Therapist – License # 533
Mental Health Counselor – License # 1399

INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING

As a clinician working in private practice for over eleven years, Patricia Brady is a practitioner who is aware of and sensitive to the diverse needs of individuals and families. Over the course of Ms. Brady’s career, she has had experience with high risk populations including those at risk for mental health disorders, such as depression, and personality disorders. A significant amount of Ms. Brady’s practice has involved those individuals touched by adoption and facing challenges related to establishing or reestablishing a healthy attachment.

FAMILY THERAPY


As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Patricia Brady has been providing services to families who are experiencing a crisis. Ms. Brady works primarily with families and children, however, has experience working with couples reconciling relationship conflicts, as well as those challenged by infertility. Among those families who Patricia has worked with are those involved with substance abuse, child abuse, domestic abuse and those experiencing challenges related to learning challenges, and behavioral difficulties.

Recognizing that families have diverse needs often related to cultural differences, Patricia is willing to adapt to the strengths of the family system and cultural and religious values the family comes to the session with.

Patricia Brady approaches her clinical practice with cognitive behavioral model, while always being cognizant of family system’s theory. Patricia has extensive experience and training working with children who present with behavioral and educational challenges. Patricia’s office is arranged in a manner which allows for children to feel comfortable and safe as they begin to work on issues which led to their coming in for treatment.

Patricia Brady has the ability to bill third party insurance carriers and will negotiate with those others on a case by case basis. Treatment will not commence until the billing aspect of a case is satisfied to avoid any disruption in service delivery. Patricia will not accept a client if she is unable to commit the necessary time that the family and or individual client requires. In the case where there is no insurance available, you can discuss with Patricia Brady an hourly rate, with adjustments being made based on an individuals financial needs.

      MEMBERSHIPS
      Massachusetts Association for Guardian Ad Litem
      American Mental Health Counselors Association
      Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
      American Psychological Association - Board Certified Psychotherapist
      Published in Madison’s Who’s Who

EDUCATIONAL ADVOCACY

As a former member of the Medford School Committee for six years, Patricia Brady developed a deep appreciation for the needs of children and their families as they negotiated the special education system for their children. In her private practice, many families have turned to Ms. Brady for guidance, advocacy and support in terms of understanding their child’s learning needs and working with the public school system which at times can be challenging and overwhelming. For more information about this service, please contact Ms. Brady directly.

Our Mission

Our Mission at the Center for Achieving Balance is to support children and families in a sensitive and compassionate manner as they strive
to repair their relationships.
Overcoming adversity, building resilience, making connections – one family at a time.

pbcbrady@patriciabradyandassoc.com  /   (781)395-0828   /   42 High Street - 2nd Floor, Medford, MA, 02155

Disclaimer: No legal services are provided by the Center for Achieving Balance for Children and Families or its personnel. The Attorney-Client Relationship does not exist between the Center for Achieving Balance for Children and Families and its Clients.