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125 therapists in Connecticut accepting Aetna

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Barbara August

Barbara August, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
I am a professional counselor currently licensed in Connecticut. I have also worked in Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island over the last 20 years. I have a Master of Arts from the University of Colorado at Denver and I am committed to learning new techniques and modalities of effective treatments. My approach is holistic and unique to each individual.

Next available: Jul 16

Kianna Thompson

(she/her)

Kianna Thompson, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
4 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
Working as a Licensed Professional Counselor I am passionate about working toward creating awareness of mental health and helping young children and young adults succeed regardless of the barriers they may face. I enjoy my work as a counselor because it allows me to be creative and directly make changes. My approach to counseling includes using a team approach to achieve the client's goal, with a key component being communication and transparency.

Next available: Jul 16

Cheryl Ellis

(she/her)

Cheryl Ellis, PsyD - Connecticut Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PsyD
28 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Holistic
Virtual
I am a clinical psychologist based out of Hartford Connecticut. I have over 30 years of experience working children, adolescents, young adults and adults experiencing depression, trauma, racial, relational, and women issues, anxiety. I have worked in private practice, governmental agencies, and nonprofit organizations which focus on family intervention, substance abuse, and various mental health concerns. As a woman of the BIPOC community I have also focused on issues of diversity, inclusivity and sense of belonging. I strive to assist individuals in their journey to feel whole, working to see the whole person.

Next available: Aug 14

Liz Talbot

(she/her)

Liz Talbot, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
9 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Welcome! I'm Liz, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Wellness Coach, Certified Grief Professional, trained in Perinatal mood and Anxiety Disorders and owner of Whole Wellness Counseling, LLC. More specifically, I am someone who can work with you to create more peace and fulfillment within your life and your relationships with others. Are you a mother who is feeling burnt out or overwhelmed with the constant responsibilities of caring for little ones? Maybe you're feeling unheard within your relationship and are looking for ways to regain that spark. Are you struggling with your past traumas or the current loss of a loved one? Do you feel like your grief is going to last forever without finding any peace? I specialize in working with mothers of young children - trained in maternal mental health. I am also trained to work with women who are struggling to move forward from the weight of their trauma, depression, and anxiety symptoms; and individuals navigating the heartbreak of loss. I will gently challenge you to make lasting behavioral changes that can have a positive impact on the overall quality of your life. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I will meet you with compassion and grace using evidence-based techniques with a laid-back approach. Together we can find a healthy and fulfilling balance to handle whatever season of life you may be in. I can't wait to meet you! wholewellnesscounselingllc.com

Next available: Jul 23

Tara Murphy

(she/her)

Tara Murphy, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
25 years of experience
Virtual
I am passionate about joining women in their journey to growth, healing and moving forward through life’s transitions in creative and life-affirming ways. If you are experiencing the loss of a relationship, ambivalence about your career and the direction of your life or struggling with past negative life events that impact you, I can help provide a safe and supportive space to help guide you through the places where you feel stuck. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. By applying complementary therapy approaches and techniques, we will unearth long-standing behavior patterns or negative perceptions that may be holding you back from experiencing a more fulfilling and meaningful life. Hello and welcome! I am Tara Murphy, LPC, LADC, EMDR certified therapist. I have been working in behavioral health for 25 years. My practice motto is "I won't have you try anything I haven't done myself."

Next available: Jul 18

Tamar Kornitzer

Tamar Kornitzer, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I am Tamar, LCSW, I specialize in children, families, and their contextual systems as well as with young adults and adults who present with depression, anxiety, self-harm, trauma, parenting, and relationship and family conflict. I offers a unique, comprehensive approach to chronic pain using mind-body healing. I invite you to connect further and discuss.

Next available: Jul 17

Krista Lawrence

(she/her)

Krista Lawrence, LMFT - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
10 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
“Together, we will work on strategies that address the root cause of difficulties. We have what we need inside us. Let’s use curiosity and compassion to ask the hard questions. Those answers are the gateway to resolution. Call me and let’s talk.” I believe there are no broken people. Decisions made during difficult, emotional times are influenced by unsettled parts. Through talk therapy, we can address past hurts in a safe and supportive therapeutic space free of judgment. Doing so will begin the healing process. The focus is to empower your quiet voice within to share your truth with first yourself and then others. The goal is to end historic pain by creating a more pleasant present, which allows you to live your best life.

Next available: Jul 16

Cornelius Anyanwu

Cornelius Anyanwu, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
11 years of experience
Direct
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut. I got my Masters degree from Central Connecticut State University. I have been practicing for the past 12 years. I love helping people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, relationship issues, grief, and adjustment issues return to their previous levels of functioning prior to their clinical symptoms becoming a concern.

Next available: Jul 16

Marlena Maglieri

(she/her)

Marlena Maglieri, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I work with adult women experiencing chronic anxiety, high-functioning anxiety, and people-pleasing tendencies. Perhaps you've been making choices driven by worry and fear-based thinking that has left you feeling disempowered. Maybe you're looking to gain assertiveness skills & feel more confident in who you are. Anxiety relief is completely possible for you, and you already have what it takes to get there.

Next available: Jul 16

Julie Guilmette

(she/her)

Julie Guilmette, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I am Julie with over 20 years experience as a clinician. Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work, and life. Is it hard to be kind to yourself? Together we can work on getting your life back in balance. Together we can help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself and help to lead a more joyful mindful life. I help individuals who might be high achievers, having adjustment to illness, caregivers and others manage anxiety and avoid burnout. Seeking therapy can be scary, but if you feel alone with your negative thoughts, it may help to talk with someone. We can assess what habits have worked for you and haven’t. Emphasis will be placed on identifying and enhancing your strengths.

Next available: Jul 20

Justin Mink

Justin Mink, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
19 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi and welcome to my profile! I have been in practice 19 years and specialize in Christian Counseling, managing anxious thoughts, and improving self-confidence. I have had great success helping clients get unstuck, helping them get their lives back on track. While working together, we find the resources that are the best fit for personal growth. During sessions I offer prayer, reference Bible verses, and use Christian materials to aid in the growth and healing process. I look forward to connecting and helping you grow!

Next available: Jul 16

Patrick Matthews

Patrick Matthews, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
20 years of experience
Humorous
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
I listen and try to understand your situation and learn what it's like to be you. I can offer suggestions but I won't tell you what to do. I believe that my clients know what they need to do to help them heal, it might not be clear right away but after I am able to understand your problems we can work together to find solutions. It's a big step to seek counseling and to go into therapy. I respect everyone who wants to improve their mental health and well being. It isn't easy to seek help and allow oneself to be vulnerable and share ones' experience. I have listened to thousands of people and I am delighted hear everyone's story to see how I can help.

Next available: Jul 17

Robyn Hawley

(she/her)

Robyn Hawley, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
30 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Welcome! I am Robyn. These days many people are feeling anxious, overwhelmed, and depressed. Sometimes they feel as if no matter what they do, it isn't enough and either they or those around them are never happy with themselves. How about you? Are you trying to manage to be the best parent, spouse, and employee that you can be? Are you struggling with a recent life transition or the loss of a loved one or relationship? Are you lying awake at night reviewing the list of things you think you should have accomplished? Or are you ruminating on what you said to someone, how you said it, and what you should have done differently? You are not alone! Many people experience these feelings and you do not have to continue to feel like this! You CAN FEEL BETTER! I work with adults of all ages who are struggling with these things by providing a safe space to talk about and work through these issues. I strive to empower them to discern their strengths, their priorities, and the barriers to feeling better. Once we’ve done that, I help them find ways to address those barriers and build new coping skills they can use to overcome the challenges of anxiety, depression, managing change, and people-pleasing. Change is not easy! I am impressed by your courage in taking the first step of asking for help to start your journey toward feeling better! You deserve to have someone skilled and trustworthy to guide you to grow and heal. I will compassionately work with you using evidence-based techniques to get beyond the challenges you are experiencing and on the road to feeling better! I’d love to have the privilege of working with you!

Next available: Jul 16

Elyse Samuels

(she/her)

Elyse Samuels, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
7 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Virtual
Welcome! My name is Elyse. I'm an LCSW with 7 years of clinical experience licensed in California (License #90559) and Connecticut (License #12025) . I specialize in working with women, mothers, children and teens. I utilize only evidenced based therapeutic modalities to ensure every person I work with has the tools they need to make life more manageable. I partner with each client to make sure they are on a path to reach their goals in therapy.

Next available: Jul 17

Julie Dudek

(she/her)

Julie Dudek, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in Connecticut. I received my degree from Fairfield University and have over 20 years experience specializing in working with adults managing stress, anxiety, chronic illness, relationship issues and life transitions. I prefer an integrative approach to meet you where you are at in your life. My goal is to help you achieve your goals.

Next available: Jul 17

Colette Cassidy

(she/her)

Colette Cassidy, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
5 years of experience
Virtual
HI I am Licensed Mental Health Counselor I received my Master's from Alfred University. Throughout my career I have worked with individuals with severe mental illness helping them identify healthier ways to cope with grief and loss, depression and anxiety. I provide a safe and relax setting that allows people to feel supported. My approach is collaborative and client centered we worked together to see the change you want.

Next available: Aug 1

Jamie Winn

Jamie Winn, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
12 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Have you ever felt misunderstood by family and friends? Find it difficult to trust others including professionals? Have difficulty being seen as a person and not your condition? Do you feel alone? Do you struggle with adapting and accepting your chronic illness or chronic pain? Let's talk! I can help you build tools to gain strength and confidence in managing your personal challenges. I empower adults with chronic illness/ pain or a history of abuse to take back their control and create healthy supports in order to stay on a path towards healing. Our experiences with our body or from how others treat us create unhealthy pathways for self regulation often exhibited as anger or anxiety. The compassion and guidance I provide will rewire those pathways allowing you to be the best version of yourself. In our sessions together, we will work on making small manageable changes through mindfulness, changing behaviors and embracing a positive healthy mindset. It’s often scary to start therapy for the first time or even to go back to therapy but it is the best self care gift you can give to yourself.

Next available: Jul 16

Arika Adams

(she/her)

Arika Adams, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
“Unconditional Positive Regard” - the idea of being accepted and supported, no matter what. Unconditionally. While it would be nice to always be surrounded by people who provide it, if you aren’t, you can find it in our space together. A firm believer in solution-focused, strengths-based, and action-oriented therapeutic approaches, Arika Adams, LCSW, has had over a decade of working with children and families who have experienced trauma, including significant work with adoptive families - particularly those adopting older children - and families struggling with addiction. Trained in EMDR, Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, her goal is to help you feel empowered to make the decisions you feel will help you live your best life. At your first appointment, you’ll review items you want to work on, and set goals together to make a plan forward. The overarching goal is to help you feel supported and encouraged, never judged, for pursuing what is best for you.

Next available: Jul 18

Katie Collins

(she/her)

Katie Collins, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
5 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
Through the world of therapy, I hope to bring more education and support to pregnant and postpartum mothers, fathers, and birthing people. My style of counseling is positive, person-centered and solution-focused. I believe that the most important part of perinatal mental health is prevention; entering into therapy prior to or during pregnancy is the most effective way to process birth and postpartum. I will provide a safe and soothing environment for all of my clients to work through their identified needs. I use techniques from cognitive behavioral therapy along with workbooks in order to give you hands-on activities.

Next available: Jul 18

Ariel Perkins

(she/her)

Ariel Perkins, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
So many of us feel like we struggle every day to survive through life. We might feel lost, unhappy, stressed or exhausted from constant overthinking or self-doubts. We go through the motions and cant seem to find as many enjoyable moments as we'd like or we cant figure out our purpose. Finding and accepting yourself is not always an easy task and sometimes we all need a little help or guidance. That's where I come in. I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 8 years of experience in the mental health and social work field. I have worked in many different settings helping people in all different walks of life. I've provided services over the years to ensure my clients basic needs are met, to feel better about themselves, and to manage their symptoms and emotions. Through personalized counseling services that are built on a foundation of empathy, strength and acceptance, we will walk this path together to embrace your true self and the life you want to live.

Next available: Jul 17

Kelley Machado

Kelley Machado, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
30 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello, my name is Kelley Machado, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Connecticut. You may wonder what does Licensed Clinical Social Worker mean, what does that allow me to do? As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I have the unique opportunity to help people work through various points in their lives. In the years I have been a social worker I have worked with various populations of people from many socioeconomic, cultural, and racial backgrounds as well as people with various presenting concerns. I began my career working in the mental health system, then the criminal justice system, then onto medical social work including various medical issues as well as aging and end of life concerns. I believe people can experience difficulties with coping whenever faced with a transition in life. These changes can include monumental transitions that are both good or bad, like a new job, new family members, loss, separations, disappointments, traumatic events, etc. These types of experiences can cause psychosocial distress which can have far-reaching impacts on many aspects of our lives. I work with my clients who include children, adults, couples, and families to find healthy coping methods in order to gain a healthier perception of themselves which can help to strengthen their relationships with themselves and others so they can find themselves as comfortable, secure, and whole. I take time to get to know each of my clients on an individual basis so that I can tailor approaches to care because I have learned that not one approach impacts and helps all clients. I have been trained and adopted many approaches to provide therapeutic support including cognitive-behavioral, attachment theory, developmental theory, trauma theory, and dialectical behavioral theory. Change is not easy and embarking on change takes a tremendous amount of courage and actions. I congratulate you on your wish, strength, and wisdom for seeking help and taking this first step towards making a change in your life. If you are prepared to move beyond wishes and intentions to action and fulfillment- I am here to empower and support you to achieve your goals. I would love to help you reach your goals, whatever that may be in life so you can move forward

Next available: Jul 17

Barbara J. Varnum, MS, CAGS

Barbara J. Varnum, MS, CAGS, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
25 years of experience
Humorous
Empowering
Virtual
Life is STRESSFUL !! Are you feeling overwhelmed, alone, and unable to meet all the demands of life? Everyone feels this way at times. But you are not alone and help, care and compassion are only a phone call away. I enjoy assisting people who are dealing with one or more of the stresses life can bring including anxiety, depression, and relationship and parenting issues. I work best with issues of stress and family dysfunction, relationship issues, self-defeating behavior patterns, and parenting issues with teens/oppositional children. Ideally, clients I work with are willing to express their feelings, and explore their situations in a safe, accepting environment to achieve the peace of mind they seek. My specialty is my ability to understand and get to the heart of my client's concerns. I assist clients in sorting through their pain and confusion. Then I present a selection of strategies and pathways to resolve or manage their difficulties. Clients choose the approach that best suits them. I approach therapy as a cooperative partnership in which I work with individuals, couples, and families to reduce pain/stress and increase peace of mind, harmony, and level of functioning.

Next available: Jul 16

Richard Spears MS,MA LPC, LADC

(he/him)

Richard Spears MS,MA LPC, LADC, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Intelligent
Virtual
Richard Spears LPC, LADC has over 20 years of experience as therapist working with, mental health and substance. Do you feel pulled in a million directions, unable to fit it all in? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work and health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? I help high performers manage anxiety and avoid burnout. Together, we can identify what's not working and get you back to balance. We'll use a whole self approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body and spirit. I also integrate mindfulness, to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. Whether you're dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary but you're making the right choice. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I'll meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the hangups and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Jul 17

Christi Ingram

Christi Ingram, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
21 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hello, Pleased to meet you. I have a bachelors of science from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield Connecticut. I earned my masters of social work from Ford University in New York. Since that time I have worked with clients on parole probation and a day, incarceration center, a mental health clinic, Bridges, Milford, Ct. for 18 years I have worked as a school social worker. For the past four years, I have provided individual counseling to adolescents and adults via zoom.

Next available: Jul 16

Loreal Massiah

(she/her)

Loreal Massiah, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
18 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I am so glad you came across my profile; I am a licensed clinical social worker, based in the Raleigh Durham area of North Carolina. I have spent the majority of my career in healthcare settings and working with adults who are experiencing challenges with mental health. I help clients with long term health conditions find effective coping skills as well as meaning and acceptance in their diagnosis. I have also worked with children who have a loved on facing a life altering medical diagnosis. My experience is not limited to working with individuals that are facing a medical diagnosis, as I also have worked extensively with clients facing depression, anxiety, interpersonal challenges, self esteem issues and end of life. I view therapy as a collaboration, as you are the expert of your own life. I have a certificate to provide tobacco cessation counseling for individuals looking to live a smoke-free lifestyle.

Next available: Jul 16

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