Natalie Sheehan-Dias, LICSW

Natalie is a clinical social worker with over 20 years experience as a therapist for individuals, groups and families.  Natalie graduated from Tufts University in 1991 with a degree in Clinical Psychology.  Her career began as a counselor in a residential school on the South Shore and as a foster care and adoption social worker on the North Shore.  She attended Salem State University Graduate School of Social Work and graduated with her MSW in 2001.  Her career as a therapist began as a counselor in a group home for adolescent girls in Boston, MA.  Most of her experience comes from her years at Children Services of Roxbury and The Home for Little Wanderers where she worked in various roles providing and supporting culturally responsive therapeutic wraparound services to children and families in the greater Boston area.  Most of her clients have experienced trauma either from their countries of origin and/or from domestic and community violence.
Natalie has an eclectic style, including psychodynamic, mindfullness, narrative and cognitive behavioral approaches.  She believes that through her nonjudgmental approach and cultural sensitivity, people can feel safe to share their most difficult stories. As loneliness and isolation has reached epidemic levels, she finds connecting with a good therapist helps people cope with the challenges they are facing and improves their outlook on life.



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