Comprehensive Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment


Tanya Cherkerzian, LICSW

Tanya Cherkerzian received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Boston College in 1994 and her master of social work degree from Smith College in 1998. Prior to starting her private practice in 2003 she was the Director of Child and Adolescent Partial Hospital Services at Bournewood Hospital and was the Director of Crisis Stabilization Services and Diagnostic and Assessment Services at Tri-City Mental Health. Ms. Cherkerzian is specialized in working with children, adolescents, families, and adults with adjustment disorders, mood disorders and anxiety disorders. She integrates hypnotherapy into her practice and is a member of The New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She has her Certification and is an Approved Consultant through the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Her treatment philosophy is to partner with her clients to invest in their long-term quality of life by creating and facilitating an individualized wellness plan in a supportive and collaborative way. She believes in a strengths-based approach as clients learn to change old habits and create new ones that promote a happier and healthier lifestyle. She works with clients as they develop the path and mindset to help them be more resilient and deal with life’s inevitable challenges – both preventatively and reactively - looking for one’s inner strengths and resources.


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11 River Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
Tel: (781) 431-1177, Fax: (781) 431-1181