Beth Waterman, LMHC

Beth is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor at the Complex Trauma Treatment Center in Boston. She has over two decades experience working with survivors of sexual exploitation and human trafficking, sexual abuse, trauma, and PTSD. She received extensive training at the Trauma Center in Brookline where she was trained in using Component-Based Psychotherapy (CBP) to treat survivors of community-based violence and complex trauma.

Beth is trained in a variety of trauma treatment models including, Internal Family Systems (IFS) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She utilizes an individualized approach that includes parts work, narrative therapy, and attachment theory to inform treatment. She has considerable experience working with individuals that have been impacted by religious abuse.

Beth also has many years of experience working internationally in India where she helped to develop and provide mental health care and community support for women exiting commercial sexual exploitation. She has worked in a variety of mental health settings in the US including those serving individuals with complex mental illnesses, addictions, depression, anxiety, and incarceration. Beth believes that each client is unique and that there is not a “one size fits all” approach to treatment, which is why she utilizes an eclectic approach that focuses on each client’s needs. She believes that the therapeutic relationship is a powerful vehicle for healing and growth and that, through it, impactful change can take place in people’s lives.