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I'll Cross That Bridge When I Get There

-English Proverb

Providing culturally responsive, affirming mental health services to individuals across the full spectrum of diversity.

Dr. Darleen Gracia

Meet Dr. Darleen 

Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Darleen J. Gracia (she/her/ella), is a licensed psychologist specializing in serving people of color, LGBQ+ populations, and providing trans-affirming mental health care. Her passion lies in working with diversity in all its forms and is constantly seeking to put into practice her social justice and advocacy values into action.

Dr. Darleen takes a relational and collaborative approach to therapy. She brings her authentic self into the therapy room and empowers her clients to work towards the goals that make sense for them. She acts as a guide, a coach, a teacher, a sounding board.

Insurance Providers

Just a few of my accepted insurance partners


It's Time to Cross Your Bridge

Dr. Darleen's is able to treat a broad range of issues including, but not limited to: 

and more.

Dr. Darleen currently only offers services to individuals and organizations, but stay tuned for future expanded services. 

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Individual Therapy

Every client's circumstance is unique to them.

Dr. Darleen uses a combination of psychodynamic & relational-cultural theoretical approaches, in combination with other evidenced-based treatment modalities.

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Training and Consultation

Dr. Darleen is well-versed in providing professionals, in any field, with education and training on specific topics that are helpful and relevant to the workplace. 

Whether it’s building more knowledge, skills, and awareness around diversity issues or clarifying your organization’s mission, vision, or values, Dr. Darleen is here to help build bridges that move organizations. 

Dr. Darleen has the skills to evaluate and recommend best practices to enhance team cohesion, encourage work-life balance, and create transformative change at all levels of organizations. 

Dr. Darleen is here to help teams move towards living out their shared mission and values more effectively.

“I feel safe and comfortable sharing my thoughts and struggles with Dr. Darleen”

- A Committed Client


How can I schedule a session?

Dr. Darleen offers 15 minute FREE consultations to ensure that we are both the best fit for one another. Fill out a request for consultation form and Dr. Darleen will get back to you within 24-48 hours via email. 

How long are sessions?

Dr. Darleen offers 55 minute individual sessions. Typically client’s prefer to meet on a weekly or every other week basis. You and Dr. Darleen can discuss what’s best for your treatment. 

How much do sessions cost?

Dr. Darleen’s services are billed at the flat rate of $175/hour. Anything requiring additional services, will be prorated based on that fee. Dr. Darleen is considered “in-network” network for the following insurances through Alma Provider Network: 

 Aetna, All Savers (UHC), Allied Benefits System, Bind, Cenpatico, GEHA, Harvard Pilgrim, Health Plans Inc, Meritain Health, Nippon, Optum, Oscar Health, Oxford, UHC Student Resources, UHSS, UMR, UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

What if I don’t have a health insurance that Dr. Darleen takes?

Dr. Darleen is happy to work with folks who have “out of network” benefits with their insurance carrier and provide them a “Superbill” which clients can submit to their insurer for reimbursement based on your plan specifics.

Dr. Darleen is also happy to provide folks with an end-of-the-year treatment summary for tax purposes. 

Dr. Darleen reserves a few reduced-fee spots for those who meet specific financial criteria. 

Where do therapy sessions take place?

At this time, Dr. Darleen is only offering virtual sessions. This allows her to provide more easily accessible care to folks in both, Florida and Massachusetts, where she is currently licensed. 

What is the cancellation policy?

Dr. Darleen requests that active clients provide her with at least 24-48 hours advanced notice to avoid the cancellation fee of $75 dollars. This allows Dr. Darleen enough time to offer that spot to another client in need. 

What is the cancellation policy?

Dr. Darleen requests that active clients provide her with at least 24-48 hours advanced notice to avoid the cancellation fee of $75 dollars. This allows Dr. Darleen enough time to offer that spot to another client in need. 

legal Notices

For Patient’s Paying Out-of-Pocket, you will be provided:

a) A Good Faith Estimate, which is in compliance with the No Surprise Act (2022) which states that patients have a right to an estimate of the cost of services they will receive from any health service in advance in order to provide more protection from unexpected, or surprise, bills when they receive care from out-of-network providers at in-network facilities.

b) A “Superbill,” which is a specific type of receipt that you can give to your insurance company and obtain reimbursement from them, if your specific plan provides that benefit.

All methods of communication with Dr. Darleen are confidential and meet HIPPA compliance.

Trusted Care by Clients Just Like You

I love how she doesn’t tell me what to do, but instead guides me in the right direction. She also has a wonderful sense of humor and I would recommend her to anyone (and I have)!

Dr. Gracia is an exceptional, wonderful counselor who truly helped me with my culturally specific issues whenever they arose, as well as how my cultural identities played a part in these issues. 

“She genuinely cares about my well-being and clearly wants to give me the tools I need to work through things effectively.” 

- A Committed Client

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