Joyce Velt, LICSW

Joyce Velt, LICSW

McLean Hospital Title


Throughout her career, Ms. Velt has provided clinical treatment to a diverse population in a variety of settings, including inpatient, outpatient, and residential centers. Ms. Velt has felt privileged to serve in a number of supervisory and director roles. From 1990-2000, she was the program director of the Riverside Outpatient Clinic, treating individuals with a wide range of mental health diagnoses.

Ms. Velt started working at the McLean SouthEast Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program in 2011 as a clinician for adolescents and their families. In 2013, she became the clinical director of the McLean SouthEast adolescent partial hospital program, which she helped grow into a thriving program. In July 2021, Ms. Velt was appointed program director of the newly established 22-bed adolescent inpatient unit at McLean SouthEast at Oak Street, which opened September 2021. She looks forward to developing this unit alongside a robust group of clinical colleagues.


Education & Training

  • 1979 BA Psychology, Albany State University
  • 1982 MSW/MAEd Counseling, Washington University, St. Louis
Board Certifications:
  • 1985 L​i​c​e​n​s​e​d​ ​I​n​d​e​p​e​n​d​e​n​t​ ​C​l​i​n​i​c​a​l​ ​S​o​c​i​a​l​ ​W​o​r​k​e​r, Board of Registration of Social Workers, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Phone: 508.923.5423
Office Address: McLean SouthEast - 52 Oak Street, Middleborough, MA