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Our Therapists

Jim Valeri, LMHC

Jim is the Director of New Hope Counseling and specializes in anxiety issues, anger management, child, adolescent and relationship counseling. Jim is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and has been practicing since 2001, and licensed since 2004. He utilizes a down to earth, solution focused, cognitive behavioral approach.

Jim accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim, Aetna, Fallon, Beacon Health Options, Tricare, Cigna, HealthPlans,  and United Behavioral Health insurance.


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Norm Townsend, LMFT, LMHC

Norm specializes Couples Work and Men’s Issues, and has been helping others through New Hope for over 20 years. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Norm accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim and Fallon Insurance, and has a sliding fee scale.

cell 508-808-8773