Ari Shesto, PhD

39 Clearwater Road
Newton, Massachusetts 02462

Narrative of Services:

I affiliate with Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), and I offer training in ACT to the clinical community. The philosophical approach of ACT emphasizes developing life that is worth living, while possibly continuing to struggle with OCD.

I also treat Anxiety, ADHD, Mood disorders, Learning challenges, Parenting challenges.

Facilities accessible by clients of all mobility levels: Yes

Training Description:

I have completed internship in behavioral medicine in 1998 and, since then, have been providing services to individuals, groups and organizations focusing on behavioral change. In working with OCD, I have completed specialized behavioral training, initial and advanced. A good proportion of my clients present with issues that comply with the diagnosis of OCD, typically combined with anxiety, ADHD or mood difficulties. Intervention often includes behavioral experiments in exposure and response prevention (ERP).

Diversity Statement:

I have lived on multiple continents and speak three languages fluently