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111 therapists in Connecticut matching your needs

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Stephanie (Stevie) Willoughby LCSW

(she/her)

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LCSW
Authentic
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
I place a high value on authenticity, empathy, and self-awareness, both for myself and my clients as individuals, but also as a critical part of the therapeutic process (I also take advantage of the healing power of laughter whenever possible!). I aim to normalize and validate my clients’ experiences without judgment, and above all, to provide the most basic of human needs: to feel seen and heard. Hi! My name is Stephanie (Stephanie or Stevie is fine) and I have been providing therapy in NJ exclusively via telehealth for the last 3 years (prior to that, in person). If you have been struggling with symptoms of depression or anxiety, particularly if they are related to a traumatic experience, I would love the opportunity to work with you to reduce your mood- or anxiety-related symptoms, and to help you to experience a present that is not overshadowed or negatively impacted by situations and events from your past. I love working with women ages 20 to 30-something who are still in academia or just starting out in their careers, but also love working with women of any age. I frequently work with survivors of child sexual abuse, as well as those struggling with issues related to self-esteem/self-worth, but have treated clients with many different conditions, the most common of which are listed below. *My practice is focused primarily on treating adults who identify as female as well as being a welcoming space for members of the LGBTQIA+ community. I do not currently treat cisgender heterosexual males, children or adolescents. Visit my website for client feedback: www.of2mindstherapy.com

Next available: Jun 17

Tom Foster

(he/him)

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LCSW
41 years of experience
Humorous
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi : I have been a Ct. and New York Licensed Clinical Social Worker for many years. I specialize in treating the following Eating Disorders, Clinical Hypnosis to treat smoking cessation, chronic pain, anxiety and depression. I have also used Clinical Hypnosis for Peak Performance training for professional, college, High School, and Youth sports.

Next available: Jun 17

DaShelle Barco

(she/her)

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LPC
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
It is my passion to support you as you heal from any experiences that you feel may be holding you back. Life tends to be difficult to navigate at times especially if a relationship has ended, a significant loss has occurred, or you are going through new life phases and transitions. I aim to journey with each one of my clients as he or she finds healing from challenging, traumatic, and stressful life experiences.

Next available: Jun 18

Cyndie Cunningham

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LCSW
10 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Hi there! I am a licensed clinical social worker with 10 years of experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, & motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I am a dedicated and compassionate therapist committed to supporting individuals on their journey toward mental and emotional well-being. I am passionate about empowering my clients to overcome life's challenges and find inner strength and resilience.

Next available: Jun 17

Lissette Estevez

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LMFT
5 years of experience
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi! I am a Marriage and Family Therapist who graduated from the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, CT. I am also bilingual in English and Spanish. Over the last few years, I have had the opportunity to provide a supportive environment for couples, individuals, families, and children from different backgrounds and abilities. ¡Hola! Soy una terapeuta matrimonial y familiar que se graduó de la Universidad de Saint Joseph en West Hartford, CT. También soy bilingüe en inglés y español. En los últimos años, he tenido la oportunidad de proveer un entorno de apoyo para parejas, individuos, familias y niños de diferentes orígenes y habilidades.

Next available: Jun 18

Gily Roselle

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LMFT
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! I'm Gily and I am glad you found me. Are you a mama feeling the invisible load of motherhood? Are you finding it hard to connect with your family and children because of burnout? Are you losing your cool too easily these days? Or are you a new mama feeling overwhelmed with life with a new baby? As a mother myself, I can say I’ve been on the other side of the motherhood trenches (and still am from time to time) and there’s nothing more isolating than navigating parenthood with limited support. I help mothers in all stages of their motherhood helping to regain joy and control back into their lives. Parenting is not easy, and together we can identify ways to overcome specific challenges and stressors. With my client-centered and nurturing approach, I'll provide you with a safe place, free from shame and judgment, for you to share your feelings. Whether you have a strong-willed child, suffer from depression or anxiety, carry most of the child-rearing tasks, or simply need someone to talk to, I'm here for you. Together we can get you to be the mother you want to be.

Next available: Jun 26

Michelle Vacharakupt

(she/her)

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LPC
20 years of experience
Empowering
Challenging
Warm
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) from Connecticut. I received my Masters degree from the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, and have been practicing for over 20 years. I have experience across all age groups, and have also been working in the field of education for the past 15 years.

Next available: Jun 17

Bamisile, LCSW

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LCSW
24 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
I am Dr. Dammy Bamisile, LCSW. I have over 20 years of clinical experience in working with individuals, families and couples using trauma informed CBT and other evidence based therapies in meeting clients where they are. I use a holistic approach that integrates the customization of your choice like values, culture and belief with science and psychology. I work with clients who have challenges on issues like anxiety, depression, anger, trauma, grief, sleeping problems, and problematic relationships. I specialized in working with young adults and other adults. Our session will center on the issue and how we can process a user-friendly person-centered approach for the empowered you!.

Next available: Jun 18

Arika Adams

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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: Jun 17

Michael Dutko

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LPC
21 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
I have over 17 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, children, and families. I specialize in the assessment and treatment of Substance Abuse Disorders, Trauma, PTSD, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, ADHD, Behavioral difficulties and emotional regulation. I am trained in a variety of different models including CBT//DBT /CPT Person Centered Approaches, Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Tf-CBT. I work with clients of all ages, as well as professional adults and military service members. I enjoy thinking "outside of the box", and implement that in my sessions. I enjoy thinking of creative approaches and utilizing a variety of different skills to help my clients. My goal is to assist the client, you, in developing healthy coping skills, while building a strong therapeutic relationship. I have worked with people of all backgrounds, ethnicities, male, female, non-binary, various sexual orientations, young and old, and I have always taken the approach that each person is unique; their issues are real, and I want to not only help them, but truly hear them and their stories.

Next available: Jun 17

Melissa Caparitia

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LPC
5 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Ms. Melissa A. Caparitia is a Mental Health Counselor in New York, NY with special training and skill in working with individuals, groups and communities to improve mental health dysfunctions by discussing emotions and experiences, then prescribing custom Trauma -informed, relational and holistic approach. Additionally, specialized working with childhood trauma, victims of domestic violence, mentoring and life and career coaching. I create an empowering atmosphere for individuals to overcome their limitations through a partnership.

Next available: Jun 16

Peter J. Amato, LCSW-R

(he/him)

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LCSW
26 years of experience
Open-minded
Direct
Virtual
Are you feeling anxious or depressed? Do you want to feel better, be less stressed, feel more positive, handle your thoughts and feelings more effectively? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, I can help. I am a supportive and empowering therapist. I provide a warm and supportive environment that stresses collaboration, mutual respect and trust. If you are you ready to start: developing healthy coping skills, change negative behavioral patterns, improve personal/romantic relationships, work on problem solving techniques and reduce stress. Please reach out so we can discuss how to meet your goals. Our work is empathic, proactive, and collaborative- we are on this journey together. We will make meaning out of hardship and transform crisis into opportunity. I am passionate and committed in helping each person achieve their maximum potential. I am licensed in NY, CT and NJ.

Next available: Jun 17

Briana Dovi

(she/her)

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LCSW
11 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Making that first call to a therapist takes real courage, but the rewards can be profound. I would be honored to be the one to support you in meeting your goals. I have a passion for working with adults 18+ who are struggling with depression, anxiety, panic, relationship issues, women's health, grief, trauma, self-esteem, life transitions and many other struggles. With 10+ years of counseling/social work experience, I know we can work together to build you up and support you in learning techniques to make life a little more manageable. My goal is to help you feel more in control of your lives by cultivating self-awareness, processing emotions, problem-solving, and replacing unsupportive coping skills with healthier strategies. Together we explore and identify the underlying thoughts and emotions that drive these behaviors while working at your pace.

Next available: Jun 18

Miranda Curnane

(she/her)

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LPC
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
I am licensed in Connecticut with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, depression, LGBTQ+ related issues, family conflicts, & parenting issues. Additionally, I hold experience working with children and adolescents with behavioural and mental health concerns. I take a person-centred approach in which I believe that you know yourself best and can make positive changes. My role is to guide you on the way. I also utilize Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to assist in challenging unhealthy thought patterns and to promote the regulation of emotions. Seeking out help can be the hardest part of making changes and I am proud of you for taking that step! I look forward to working with you. Additional areas of focus for my practice include Autism Spectrum Disorder, Domestic Violence, Family Problems, Gender Dysphoria, Isolation / Loneliness, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Self-Harm, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, and Young Adult Issues.

Next available: Jun 19

Andrew Benson

(he/him)

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Holistic
Virtual
Hello. My name is Andrew and I'm a clinical psychotherapist (LCSW #88861). I provide individual therapy to adults via telehealth in California and Connecticut.That I use a blend of Psychodynamic Therapy and Person-Centered Therapy, which means that we will focus on developing insight and collaborating on therapy goals. What matters most to me in therapy is creating a safe and trusting environment for you.

Next available: Jun 17

Kelley Machado

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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: Jun 17

Deena Sole

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LPC
9 years of experience
Humorous
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hi Im Deena thank you for taking the time to read this. In a nutshell I believe everyone deserves a witness to their struggles. No matter what that struggle is, we will work through it together. This is a collaboration; we work together for you. This may mean doing things out of your comfort zone, such as homework between sessions. Everyone is different, finding out what works, doesnt work for you is important.

Next available: Jun 17

Sarah S

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I'm Sarah. Do you ever feel like emotions are big scary monsters hiding in your closet, just waiting to come out and ruin your day? Do you feel like the rest of the world is seamlessly handling their days while you are running on empty to do the bare minimum? Is it challenging to treat yourself with compassion? I help young adults manage their anxiety and depression to create a life where they are thriving rather than just surviving. Together, we can learn what your triggers and symptoms are and how to manage them in a way that makes you feel back in control. Through using a holistic approach, we will address the needs of your mind, body, and spirit. I also utilize creative outlets to help you think outside the box and view your situation from a different perspective. Whether you are dealing with the stress of school, relationship issues, cycles of anxiety and depression, or trauma, I'm here to help. Seeking therapy can be a scary first step, but it is also a brave one. You deserve a safe space to heal, grow, and learn practical self-care to promote long term happiness. Let's work together!

Next available: Jun 20

Christine Twitty

(she/her)

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LPC
4 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor licensed in CT and AK (pending). I graduated from Capella University with a Masters of Science (mental health counseling). I am currently working with adults with a variety of stressors: ADHD, anxiety, depression, motivation, disabilities, chronic illness, grief/loss and other phase of life issues in a trauma-informed, multicultural awareness, strength-based orientation using a variety of tools customized to the client.

Next available: Jun 17

Jaron Cotton

(he/him)

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LCSW
6 years of experience
Humorous
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Hi there! My name is Jaron Cotton and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 5 years of experience in the field of mental health. While life is a blessing for us all, it can bring incredible challenges filled with stress that can seem impossible at times. My goal in therapy is understand your goals and work together to help you achieve them. True growth comes from challenging ourselves to process, reflect and adapt in a healthy way. Remember that asking for help and showing vulnerability is actually a sign of strength, never a weakness! I am available through telehealth only at this time, but may be accepting in-person clients in the future. Thank you!

Next available: Jun 17

Dayna Hennings

(she/her)

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LPC
22 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a school psychologist with over 20 years experience. I received my Masters from Mercy College in New York. I am also a doctoral candidate at California Southern University. I currently practice in the state of Connecticut and am a skilled and experienced psychoeducational evaluator and counselor supporting a wide range of mental health needs.

Next available: Jun 22

Amber Reyna

(she/her)

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LCSW
8 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am licensed in Connecticut with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

Next available: Jul 13

Nicole Merlo-White

(she/her)

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LMFT
20 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Challenging
Virtual
Hello, all- I am a NY and CT State Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist currently based out of Connecticut. I received my Master's Degree in 2001 and have been practicing in the field ever since. I work with children, adolescents, and adults, including conducting couples and family therapy. At the present time, I am offering counseling services via telehealth through Grow Therapy's portal.

Next available: Jun 17

Megan Gervais

(she/her)

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LCSW
18 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there!! I'm a licensed clinical social worker located in Connecticut. I received my Bachelors in Social Work from Central Connecticut State University and my Masters in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. I have been a practicing social worker in health care since 2006 and in private practice since 2021. I enjoy working with clients at all ages and stages and specialize in anxiety, depression and chronic health issues.

Next available: Jun 27

Sheila Bridges

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LCSW
20 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am so glad you’re here! You are one step closer to a new you who feels empowered and on a positive path to growth and well-being, and I want to help you get there! My name is Sheila Bridges. I received my Master of Social Work degree from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work in 2005. I’ve been practicing as a Licensed Clinical social worker therapist for the past 16 years and have worked with a myriad of populations in various settings and I am passionate about the work that I do. I would like to work together with you to help you face your fears and get past your pain so that you can continue to get stronger and better and move on with your life.

Next available: Jun 19

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