Nova Psychotherapy


Our Practice


Nova Psychotherapy is a private practice dedicated to adults looking to start individual psychotherapy. We strive to provide the highest quality clinical services and outstanding customer service, all in a warm and attentive environment. We provide short-term and long-term therapeutic services depending on the client’s needs, and therapy can be conducted in English and Spanish. We receive referrals from local professionals as well as colleges. Nova Psychotherapy is conveniently located in the Back Bay. It is close to Copley Station (green line) and Back Bay Station (orange line), and there are plenty of metered parking places on Beacon Street and nearby streets.


Fabiana Casanova

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Fabiana Casanova is the principal therapist and founder of Nova Psychotherapy. She provides individual psychotherapy mostly from a psychodynamic perspective, and integrates other techniques such as mindfulness-based and cognitive-behavioral into treatment as appropriate. Fabiana works collaboratively with her clients to develop a tailored treatment plan that takes into account their particular values and needs. She strives to provide a safe, supportive, and authentic therapeutic space in which clients can explore concerns and difficulties, develop a greater understanding of themselves and their relationships, create more positive patterns in how they relate to others, experience personal growth, and work toward their therapeutic goals in a meaningful way. Fabiana is bilingual in English and Spanish and can provide therapy in both languages.

Her specialty areas include: Anxiety Disorders, Depression and Mood Disorders, Relational issues, Family conflict, Adjusting to life transitions, College life, Multicultural issues, Trauma, LGBT clients, Social justice issues.

Fabiana earned her Psychology License from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas, Venezuela. She received training in research and applied areas, including the clinical, educational, organizational, and community fields. She later returned to the United States and completed Boston College’s Masters in Mental Health Counseling program, where she gained further training in contemporary counseling. Throughout her professional life she had worked in community clinics, schools, and private practice settings; treating adults, adolescents, and children, from diverse backgrounds. Fabiana is licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts (#9652), as a Professional Counselor in Washington, DC (#PRC14804), as well as a Clinical Psychologist in Venezuela. She is a member of the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association.

Breanne Schatzman

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Breanne Schatzman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who uses a multicultural, health-centered approach to support clients through growth and change. She believes strongly in the power of the therapeutic relationship to create a safe space for individuals to explore patterns and the new possibilities that begin to emerge, and believes that collaboration, creativity, and curiosity are fundamental to self-empowerment as individuals strive to find their places in their communities. She is grounded in a social psychology perspective.

Her specialty areas include: attachment & trust, depression, self-acceptance, body image issues, relational issues, and major mental illness, as well as support for those who are simply feeling “stuck” and want a little guidance to create change in their lives.

Breanne earned her counseling degree at Suffolk University. Throughout her professional life she had worked in community clinics, schools, and private practice settings; treating adults from diverse backgrounds. Breanne is licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts (#10824).

Clayton Belgrave

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Clayton Belgrave is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who approaches therapy from a holistic vantage point, utilizing evidence-based techniques. Whether that be changing negative thought patterns via cognitive behavioral therapy, exploring mindfulness to decrease anxiety, or working on a couples’ communication patterns, Clayton tailors’ therapy to his patients’ specific needs. He strives to provide a safe, empathetic, and collaborative space, to aid patients in their therapeutic journey.

His specialty areas include: social isolation, crippling anxiety, dissatisfaction, couples work, as well as support for those looking for a deeper understanding of themselves that can provide insight into a healthier and happier way to live.

Clayton earned his counseling degree at Southern Adventist University - Collegedale, TN. Throughout his professional life he has worked as an outpatient therapist for children, adolescent, and adults. He has also worked in treatment centers and substance use facilities. Clayton is licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts (#10984).


Sessions & Insurance

  • Intake Appointment: 50 minute initial consult, $150
  • Individual Therapy: 50 minute weekly session, $150
  • Consultation for other Mental Health Provider (rates upon request)

We accept payment by credit card and checks
We accept Private Pay clients and help them obtain Out-Of-Network reimbursement from their health insurance carrier

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Intake Appointment

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The intake appointment allows you to meet the therapist, ask any questions you have about the process of therapy, and evaluate if they are a good fit for your needs. This meeting also enables the therapist to make sure that they are able to provide you with the appropriate level of treatment for your concerns, and if not, to refer you to a therapist who may be a better fit for your needs. You and your therapist will also discuss scheduling, fees, and insurance issues.


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