T.J. Butler, LMHC
T.J. Butler received his Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Music from Assumption College, a Masters of Science in Human Services from Post University, and his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Mental Health Counseling from Bridgewater State University. T.J. is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and is very passionate about working with transitional age youth, families, as well as the LGBTQ+ community.
T.J. has been working with adolescents, families, and adults for over nine years in several settings. Experienced in working with the foster care system, substance abuse, and LGBTQ+ organizations, T.J. also worked full time in high schools as a school-based counselor, and most recently worked in integrated healthcare. Prior to this he was an intensive in-home family therapist.
T.J. is trained in family systems, The Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) Framework for children, adolescents and families who have experienced trauma, and Internal Family Systems (IFS). T.J. is a facilitator in The Trauma-Center's Trauma Sensitive Yoga and a certified spinning instructor, often incorporating physical activity as part of treatment.
T.J. was a 12-season athlete, running all four years of high school, as well as cross country and winter track in college. T.J. continues to run and enjoys road races for
charities, as well as taking his dog, Rigby, out as much as possible. In the summer, T.J. enjoys swimming, and sailing.
As the lead clinician for the South Shore at Riser+Tread, T.J. will focus his in-person work at the Hingham and Duxbury locations.