Cambridge Center for Change
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About the Cambridge Center for Change

The Cambridge Center for Change is a private psychotherapy practice that offers individual, couples, and group psychotherapy for clients and professional training and supervision for mental health practitioners. We specialize in recovery from childhood trauma, addictions, intimacy/ relationship problems, Reiki, and Psychotherapeutic Reiki.

We accept most insurance plans and can offer reduced fees to individuals in need.

We are accessible by public transportation and parking is available.

The Cambridge Center for Change is directed by its two principle partners, Richard and Amanda Curtin.

Richard Curtin, Psy.D., is a licensed psychologist and Reiki Master Teacher. He has been practicing psychotherapy since 1975 and has received training in family systems therapy, addictions, attachment theory, and cognitive behavior therapy. He began his Reiki training in 1994 and has been using Reiki in his psychotherapy practice since 1995. He teaches Reiki classes in the Usui method, Levels I, II, and III, and Karuna Reiki™ in Cambridge and also teaches Reiki in the Continuing Education Program at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology in Boston. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Massachusetts Psychological Association, and the International Association of Reiki Professionals. He sees individual clients and runs training and supervision groups for psychotherapists and body workers who are interested in using Psychotherapeutic Reiki.

Amanda Curtin, M.S.W., is a licensed, independent clinical social worker who specializes in trauma, addiction, relationship, and group psychotherapy. She has received training in addictions, cognitive behavior therapy, and family therapy, and has been a pioneer in the field of childhood trauma recovery. She was previously the Director of the Addictions and Trauma Program at Behavior Associates in Boston. stonesShe created a structured, experientially based program of recovery and has led over thirty-five groups in this model for the last eighteen years.

Amy Matias, Ph.D., M.S.W., has a doctorate in biochemistry and a Master’s Degree in clinical social work. She offers individual and group psychotherapy and specializes in addiction, trauma recovery, and cognitive behavioral therapy. She also conducts substance abuse assessments and treatments.