Thomas Draper, LMHC

Thomas Draper, LMHC

Psychotherapist – Andover, MA

Thomas Draper, LMHC is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who works with a wide variety of clients, including Children 3+, Adolescents, and Adults. He utilizes a practical, strengths-focused, approach to interventions, and he frequently facilitated rapid stabilization and growth.  He works with Individual and Families, specializing in treating ADHD/ADD, Asperger/Autism, Bipolar disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Low Self-Esteem, Couples, Learning Disabilities, Family Counseling, Grief, Gambling, Infertility, Medical issues, OCD, ODD, Parenting issues, PDD, PTSD, and Substance abuse. He uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy as well as Mindfulness Techniques. Thomas hopes to provide a safe and therapeutic relationship during your time together.

Thomas Draper, LMHC graduated with a Masters from Lesley University in 2000 in their Clinical Mental Health Counselor / School Adjustment Counseling program.   Initially, he was working in different School Systems as well as in Private Practice. He transitioned over to Psychiatric Emergency Services which has equipped him with the knowledge of our systems of care. 

He has 15 years of being the Program Director of the Lawrence and Boston Psychiatric Emergency Services Teams where he became an expert in Psychiatric Triage and Systems Mobilization. His role was to work with the broader Behavioral Health community and facilitated stabilization of clients throughout the Merrimack Valley.  At times, Thomas accomplished this as a result of his direct intervention. 

At other times, this was accomplished through his supervision of our network of clinicians that he had helped to develop or through consultation to various clinicians and programs throughout both regions.   Working closely with clients PCP’s, local schools and other community support is critical to a holistic approach.