Irma F. Valsamakis, LICSW

by Laura Stone on June 18th, 2020

Irma F. Valsamakis, LICSW provides evidence-based treatment to pre-teens, adolescents, and adults. Areas of expertise include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, trauma, and stress-related disorders. She utilizes a warm and collaborative approach and implements a variety of modalities depending on patient’s needs, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Psychodynamic therapy and mindfulness-based interventions.  Irma earned her Master’s in Social Work degree from Boston College in 2010. She completed her clinical training at Children’s Hospital’s Psychiatry Department where she provided clinical assessments and psychotherapy to children and families. After earning her Social Work degree, Irma worked as a psychotherapist for children and adults at a community mental health agency. Irma then moved on to work at Brigham and Women’s Hospital as an Integrated Behavioral Health Clinician where she provided short term therapy and care coordination to adult patients and also facilitated stress management medical group visits. Before joining PCA, Irma worked as psychotherapist at Pediatric Health Care Associates where she worked in an integrated care model providing care coordination, consultation, evaluation, and psychotherapy. Irma also has a Master’s in Child Development from Tufts University and is fluent in Spanish.  Irma provides individual therapy in PCA’s North Andover Office.