Susan Taterka, LICSW

Social Work •  Female
  
Susan Taterka
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Susan Taterka, MSW, LICSW, ACSW

216 Waverley Ave Newton, MA 02458

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(617) 916-1083

Susan Taterka, LICSW is a Social Worker in Newton, MA. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Susan Taterka to book an appointment.


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(617) 916-1083

Susan Taterka accepts the following insurance:

Beacon Health Strategies
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan
ConnectorCare
Fallon Community Health Plan
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Optum
Behavioral Health
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Susan Taterka's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Counseling for Gay and-or Lesbian Individuals
  • Couples Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Family Counseling
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Grief
  • Grief Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Relationship Issues
  • Social Phobia
  • Stress
  • Stress Management

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Susan is incredible as a therapist + human being! I saw her over the past 9 months (unfortunately will be moving out of the area next month) and she was so patient, empathetic, and steadfast in helping me realign with the person I am now and who I want to be. During the past few months of COVID she opened her appointments to be held via phone, and it honestly always felt that I was talking through my personal concerns and anxieties with a great mentor. I truly enjoyed my time with Susan, who helped me to see all that I'm capable of-- I was so encouraged in just 2 sessions with her that I began my own small business, which is continuing to grow. And after 2 months of sessions, I gained the confidence to enroll in a graduate program (something I'd procrastinated for 5 years). If you're looking to feel more confident about who you are, learn how to manage daily anxiety, and find peace in the relationships in your life, schedule time with Susan!
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anxious artist – Jul 31, 2020
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Susan is kind, encouraging, has a very positive and gentle nature, and offers life wisdom and a realistic perspective, with professionalism and objectivity. She has helped me move forward through challenging obstacles, and to feel confident in my decisions and choices. She is a valued resource and guide, and I use her advice all the time. I highly recommend her services.
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Jan 21, 2020
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Susan helped me through a year grieving my father's death. She was the first therapist I'd ever seen, and she made it easy to feel comfortable and safe. Susan is an astute and compassionate listener, and she takes great care to empower her patients to work through their issues and understand themselves better while providing support in just the right ways when needed.
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Tyler – Jul 19, 2019
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I have been seeing Susan Taterka for about 4 months now and I appreciate my time that I have spent with her! I am a mental health clinician myself and I would describe Susan as goal-oriented, attentive, and whole-heartedly listens to her client. Susan encourages growth, is incredibly genuine, and is thoughtful of the ways that she can be helpful with an incredible amount of empathy. She is also considerate in how she sets up her office in a way that feels very home-y, comfortable, and welcoming. I would encourage individuals who want to see someone who clearly comes from a background of advocacy and systemic difficulties to see Susan.
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Jul 18, 2019
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As a retired clinical social worker who has been in therapy for twenty years, I finally got the help I needed for my depression and anxiety when I was referred to Susan Taterka. She has been able to help me as no other therapist had. Her positive, caring, warm attitude, her ability to really listen, and her professional skills have created a safe space in which to heal. Susan so clearly prioritizes her patients' improvement. I would refer anyone struggling emotionally to Susan.
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Mar 08, 2019
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Susan is a wonderful therapist with a kind approach. She was able to guide me through a difficult time while allowing me room to figure things out along the way. I would highly recommend her to friends and family alike.
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Nov 25, 2018
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Susan is unbelievably intelligent and a consummate professional. She actually LISTENS and actually CARES about her patients! Her exceptionally friendly and welcoming demeanor makes you feel so comfortable speaking with her! She is extremely conscientious, insightful, and offers solutions to help her patient's resolve their issues. There are not enough accolades to explain how much Susan has helped me! An absolutely AWESOME person AND therapist AND friend! I highly recommend Susan!
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  • Office environment
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  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jim G in NEEDHAM – Apr 16, 2018
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Susan has been a phenomenal help to me! I have worked with her for the last 6 months and am feeling significantly better about the issues I initiated therapy for. I strongly recommend her for her caring nature, experience and empathic abilities.
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KimK in Natick, MA – Dec 22, 2015
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About Me

I provide both short and long-term therapy. I am results-oriented. I am a patient advocate who respects my patients' personal and cultural histories, their view of their problems and their ability to develop new skills  in resolving them. I util...Read more

Specialties

  • Social Work
  • Clinical Social Work

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
2004
University Of California At Berkeley Neuropsychology
1979
Council Of International Programs For Social Workers
Fellowship Hospital
1978
Los Angeles County - University of California Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1977
Sepulveda Veteran's Admin/UCLA Prog
Internship Hospital
1973
University of California At Berkeley
Undergraduate School
1970
University of Massachusetts
Undergraduate School

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Susan Taterka, MSW, LICSW, ACSW

Susan Taterka, MSW, LICSW, ACSW216 Waverley Ave Newton, MA 02458
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: closed
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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