617-710-1482 // Olga Fotin, MA, LPCC, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC

Issues I Specialize In:

Anxiety (Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Phobias)

Do you worry a lot? Do your fears stop you from doing what you dream about, or interfere with your daily activities? Is your anxiety so overwhelming that it makes it hard to focus on anything else?


Are there times when you feel like the world is a dark place and nothing good will ever happen again? Do you doubt your worthiness and ability to succeed? Do you feel sad, tired, discouraged or hopeless?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Do you struggle with uncontrollable thoughts and behaviors that you feel the urge to repeat over and over? Examples are excessive cleaning and checking, counting, ordering and arranging things in a particular way, etc.

Becoming & Being a Parent 

Are you undergoing infertility treatment? Dealing with issues related to pregnancy (prenatal/perinatal/postpartum)? Transitioning to parenthood? Struggling to find a balance between your own needs and the needs of your family? Trying to become the parent you’ve always wanted to be or wished you had while growing up but not succeeding? Struggling to manage grandparents as they help with child care? Worrying about maintaining a romantic connection with your partner?


Are you struggling with dating and finding the right partner? Are you unhappy in your relationship or marriage? Infidelity/extramarital affairs? Contemplating a divorce? Feeling lonely, detached or estranged from others? Trying to resolve a family conflict or overcome relationship problems with your spouse, parents, children, or extended family?

Medical problems 

Has it been challenging for you to adjust to a new diagnosis? Trying to cope with a chronic illness? Have you been told by your doctor that stress can be a contributing factor to your medical condition (e.g. cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal problems, obesity, diabetes, headaches, muscle tension, chronic pain, fatigue, etc.)?


Preoccupied with how others perceive you? Feeling self-conscious? Unworthy? Awkward? Not smart enough? Not happy with the way you look?

Life Transitions & Losses

Are you in the process of adjusting to new circumstances? Do you feel lost or struggle with choices and indecisiveness about direction and next steps? Examples: becoming a parent, changing careers, getting married or divorced, immigration and adjusting to a new culture, retiring, etc. Do you experience difficulties coping with losses in your life?

Launching & Venturing 

Are you about to start a new chapter in life and feel nervous and unprepared for it? Is there something that you feel passionate about but your doubts and fears stop you from trying? Are you in the middle of your journey and afraid that you might not be able to accomplish what you set out to do?

Career and Workplace Issues

Feeling stuck in your career? Bored with your day-to-day responsibilities? Difficulty dealing co-workers, employees and/or managers? Struggling to maintain work-life balance?


Do you feel like what you accomplish is never good enough? Do you feel exhausted and drained by your attempts to make things perfect?

Stress and lifestyle issues 

Do you feel overwhelmed by the amount of daily responsibilities? Are you struggling with implementing healthy lifestyle choices such as diet or exercise routine? Is it hard to find time to fit in the activities that bring joy to your life? Are you having difficulties with time management? Sleep problems?