Holly Shay, LICSW

Holly Shay is a licensed independent clinical social worker with a private psychotherapy practice in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Holly received her Master's Degree in Social work from Salem State University. She is a caring, empathic and skilled social worker who has much experience with supporting the bereaved. Holly's specialty is providing counseling to parents who have lost a child.


Holly provides counseling and support to individuals, couples and groups. For more than 16 years she has facilitated support groups for the newly bereaved. She has also been a guest speaker at the graduate level at Salem State University offering education on grief and bereavement issues.

Licenses, Certifications     & Awards:

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker- MA License #115912

NASW- National Association of Social Workers

Salem State University, Friends of the School of Social Work, "Outstanding Social Worker" 2011