Caring Steps

Licensed & Certified Independent Social Worker

Cheyenne McCarter has been a practicing Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) for over twenty years. She has worked in public and private agencies in the Boston-Cambridge area and runs her own private practice.


About Cheyenne McCarter, LICSW

Caring Steps is the private practice of Cheyenne G. McCarter, LICSW, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. For over twenty years, she has been committed to serving elderly and/or disabled clients, their families, and others who care for them. Her expertise spans the full range of environments and institutions that are encountered. She is dedicated to helping her clients, their families, and others work together to achieve the best possible quality of life under the ever-changing conditions associated with aging and living with disabilities.



Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker since 1989.

Certificates and Credentials

  • MAOA Mental Health & Aging Program Certificate, Institute for Geriatric Social Work, Boston University School of Social Work
  • Certified Advanced Social Work Case Manager, National Association of Social Workers
  • Member of the Aging Life Care Association (formally known as the National Association for Professional Geriatric Care managers )
  • Member of National Association of Social Workers


1984: B. A., The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA.

1987: M.S.W., Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, MA.

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