Aster Mental Health: Your Path to Mental Well-being

Are you looking to enhance your mental health or seeking care for yourself or a loved one? At Aster Mental Health, we understand that mental well-being is a crucial part of a fulfilling life. Whether you’re aspiring to be a more supportive spouse, a better parent, a caring friend, or simply focusing on your own mental health, Aster Mental Health is here to support you on your journey.

Aster Mental Health

Who We Are:

Aster Mental Health is your trusted partner for psychiatric and therapy treatment. We serve patients in Quincy, Braintree, Milton, Stoughton, Weymouth, and the greater South Shore area. As a welcoming practice, we are committed to helping you achieve better mental health and are currently accepting new patients.

Our team is led by Dr. Shahrzad Sims, a double Board-certified psychiatrist with training from Harvard Medical School. We have a multidisciplinary team of therapists and medication management clinicians ready to assist you. Our comprehensive services cover a wide range of mental health issues, including:

Anxiety: If you find yourself overwhelmed by persistent, uncontrollable dread, you may be experiencing an anxiety disorder.

Depression: Major depressive disorder, commonly known as clinical depression, can affect your daily life, from sleeping to working, and requires attention.

Postpartum: Postpartum depression is more than just the “Baby Blues” and can affect both mothers and babies.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): OCD is characterized by uncontrollable, recurring thoughts and behaviors that interfere with daily life.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): ADHD can affect both adults and children, impacting attention span and self-control.

Trauma: Severe psychological distress following traumatic events requires specialized care and support.

Psychosis: Experiencing disruptions in thoughts and perceptions can be a sign of psychosis.

Bipolar Disorder: Unusual shifts in mood and energy levels characterize bipolar disorder.

Phobia: Irrational fears that interfere with daily life can be addressed through therapy and support.

Panic Disorder: Sudden and overwhelming panic attacks can be managed with the right treatment.

Schizophrenia: This severe mental health disorder affects thoughts, feelings, and behavior.

Our Approach For Patients:

At Aster Mental Health, we prioritize your well-being. Our team takes the time to understand your unique mental health challenges and provide you with treatment options. We believe in empowering you to make decisions that work best for your mental health journey.

We offer a full range of mental health treatments, including psychiatric medication management and psychotherapy. Our goal is to support you in managing conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, paranoia, PTSD, phobia, postpartum issues, and schizophrenia.

Telehealth and In-Person Care:

We understand that accessibility is crucial. That’s why we offer both telehealth and in-person treatment options to patients throughout Massachusetts. For those who prefer in-person care, our convenient

location:  325 Wood Rd, Ste 209, Braintree, MA 02184.

Insurance and Out-of-Network Patients:

We strive to make mental health care accessible to all. Aster Mental Health accepts most commercial insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Optum, UnitedHealthcare, Tufts, AllWays, and Harvard Pilgrim. We also welcome out-of-network patients. For out-of-network patients, you will receive an invoice after your appointment that you can submit to your health insurance provider for reimbursement consideration.

A Collaborative Journey:

Mental health is a collaborative journey, and Aster Mental Health is here to guide you. We work alongside government agencies, healthcare organizations, and communities to drive change and promote mental well-being. Our commitment extends to addressing governance and budgetary reforms, as well as preventing and responding to issues of sexual exploitation and abuse.

Plan for a Better Tomorrow:

As we look to the future, our collaboration continues. We have outlined a joint work plan for 2023, focusing on activities that support our shared leadership objectives. Our commitment is to empower you to live a mentally healthy life.

Contact Us: Aster Mental Health

Ready to take the first step in your mental health journey? You can reach us at (617) 299-2238 or via email at If you’re a new patient, you can complete our online form to get started. Existing patients can schedule or reschedule appointments on our website.

Book Your Appointment:

Phone: (617) 299-2238


For Existing Patient:

New Patient:

Our Locations:

Braintree: 325 Wood Rd, Ste 209, Braintree, MA 02184
Peabody: 8 Essex Center Drive, Ste 110, Peabody, MA 01960

Our Hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday – Sunday: Pre-scheduled appointments only; administration office closed
At Aster Mental Health, we’re dedicated to helping you achieve mental well-being. Your journey starts here.

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