His therapeutic approach incorporates flexibility and clinical competence with a diverse client population including many different diagnostic categories. He is well versed in such evidenced-based practices as cognitive-behavioral therapy, as well as interpersonal types of therapy, skill building, and insight-oriented approaches - depending upon client need. He has worked with trauma victims and individuals negatively impacted by experiences in their family of origin. He is comfortable working with couple's issues and relationship issues generally. Mr. Magee is able to work with those having significant mental health problems, as well as those having problems in living, and simply needing objective feedback on a particular issue or help exploring one aspect of a problem.
Mr. Magee graduated from St. John Fisher College in Rochester NY with a BA in Philosophy and Psychology. He received his Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Connecticut. Mr. Magee completed an internship at the Italian Home for Children in Jamaica Plain, MA. He is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers, and also a Board Certified Diplomate through the American Board of Examiners. He worked for 6 years in different aspects of child protective services working with children and families. Most recently, he spent over 23 years as a manager and psychotherapist at the local Community Mental Health Center. In that capacity Mr. Magee had clinical and programmatic responsibility for the outpatient component of agency services, as well as the process of entry to the system. He has provided clinical supervision to both experienced and beginning therapists for many years. For the past 13 years he has coordinated and co-lead the Nashua area's Batterer's Intervention Program - a psycho educational group program for men found to have perpetrated domestic violence. He is knowledgeable about abuse issues generally and, in particular, the dynamics involved in domestic violence