Livia Freier, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist specializing in anxiety and depression. Based on her background in clinical psychology and neuroscience research, her approach integrates evidence-based interventions and emotion-focused therapy. She earned her doctoral degree at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck University, London (UK). Her doctoral research addressed the development of executive functions, critical for flexible thinking, decision-making, and emotional self-regulation.

Before founding MindWell Psychology, Livia Freier, Ph.D. investigated cognitive control and mechanisms of choice at the Developmental Neuroscience Lab at Brown University, Rhode Island. Her work is published in peer-reviewed articles such as Cognition and Developmental Science.

With a clinical background ranging from private practice to psychiatric hospital therapy, Livia Freier, Ph.D. has ample experience in working with all age groups. She founded MindWell Psychology to offer specialized interventions for depression and anxiety within the context of individual and couples therapy. In addition, she works with families affected by ADHD and autism diagnoses. Therapy sessions are offered in English, Spanish and German.



Do you have a waitlist for appointments? 

MindWell Psychology is accepting new clients as of June 2020. There is no waitlist for appointments. 


Can I get therapy on the weekend? 

Yes! We understand that some clients are busy during the week and offer a limited number of appointments on weekends. Couples and marriage therapy is also available on weekends. 


Do you accept my insurance? 

MindWell Psychology is an out-of-network provider and does not work with any insurance company directly. Depending on your insurance policy you might be able to get reimbursed for therapy sessions. Please call your insurance company to find out about your specific out-of-network benefits. Please also note that if you wish to pay for therapy through your insurance, some diagnostic information will be released to your insurance provider. 


Do you work with any third-party billing agency?

No. MindWell Psychology does not release any information to insurance companies or third-party billing agencies unless directly requested by our clients. 




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