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Elizabeth Mannarino

(she/her)

Elizabeth Mannarino, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Hi there! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Connecticut. I have 6 + years of experience working with children and adolescents on an inpatient hospital unit and their home-based setting as an IICAPS Clinician. I received my Masters from UCONN School of Social Work in 2020. Working with clients I focus on utilizing a strengths-based approach to improve self-esteem, adaptive functioning, and maintaining secure relationships with others. I have experience working with a wide range of diagnoses, including ADHD, mood disorders, anxiety, depression, self-harm, and psychosis.

Next available: Jul 15

Emily Felske

Emily Felske, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
12 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi there, my name is Emily and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in CT and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in IL who works with adolescents and adults using a variety of theoretical perspectives in individual, family and group therapy sessions. I have over twelve years of clinical experience in a variety of environments including outpatient, inpatient, community, and in-home settings. I specialize in working with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and clients of all ages who have experienced varying types of emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. This experience has helped to expand my clinical areas of expertise such as stress and anxiety reduction, management of depressive and mood symptoms, harm reduction and substance abuse, and symptoms/risk behaviors associated with personality and attachment disorders. Additionally, I have worked within the foster care system providing both individual and family therapy services to children, adolescents, and guardians. I incorporate an array of CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and solution-focused interventions into my treatment approach. In my extensive work with anxiety disorders and effects of trauma, I have frequently utilized DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) techniques, ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), and other interventions which focus on the psychosomatic manifestation of mental suffering in the body. I am motivated to help clients integrate past experiences into their current identity to increase insight in such a way as to make progress toward personal goals.

Next available: Jul 15

Dr. Wayne Powell

Dr. Wayne Powell, LMFT - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
14 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
Life does present numerous obstacles and hurdles we have to negotiate and so we need someone to journey with us through those challenging times. Relationships will not always be smooth sailing as there will be periods of rough seas that couples will have to navigate as well. I offer to help you process those moments that will pass. I am passionate about working with couples who are experiencing relational distress and need guidance to restore the love and happiness they once shared.

Next available: Jul 15

Elizabeth Morris

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Elizabeth Morris, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
12 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I'm Elizabeth. As a therapist over the last 11 years I have worked with a wide variety of people as an advocate and an ally in helping them heal and grow through the therapy process. Beginning to look for a therapist can bring on anxiety, but know that taking this step is already a major sign of growth. I help work through the chaos inside one's head to identify what are the actual causes of anxiety, stress, and depression. In sessions it can be a time to "vent" but more importantly, to identify the cause of stressors and what is and is not in your control. I help people learn to set boundaries, work on self-care, and coping skills, and be true to their authentic selves. I have always been an advocate for those that don't feel that their voices are heard including: LGBTQIA+ individuals, TBI survivors, Neurodivergent individuals, parents, college students, healthcare workers, teachers and individuals looking to find their self-worth. My approach starts with a person-centered mindset and by working together we will decide which therapeutic techniques will work best for you as an individual.

Next available: Jul 16

Rebecca Bates

Rebecca Bates, LMFT - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
8 years of experience
Virtual
As a Marriage and Family Therapist I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment for my clients to engage in the therapeutic process. I work to ensure your concerns are heard and will empower you as we navigate your challenges and work to strengthen your most meaningful relationships. Together we will assess what is contributing to your problems and develop healthy strategies for you to manage them and reach your goals.

Next available: Jul 15

Kianna Thompson

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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 15

Rachel Kabari

(she/her)

Rachel Kabari, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Ledornubari "Rachel" Kabari and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Connecticut. I have extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples with the primary goal of supporting and empowering clients to become the best versions of themselves. I take a holistic approach with clients and factor all aspects of their identities as well as their environment throughout treatment.

Next available: Jul 20

Idil Gursoy

Idil Gursoy, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
9 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed mental health counselor with a masters in clinical mental health counseling.  Throughout my career, I have been providing services in inpatient and outpatient settings for clients who struggle with issues such as anxiety, depression, addictions, trauma, behavioral issues etc. I have special trainings and interest in working with trauma providing EMDR therapy as a helping aid.  I am bilingual in both English and Turkish. 

Next available: Jul 14

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 15

Daniel T Sciarra

Daniel T Sciarra, PhD - Connecticut Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PhD
35 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Empowering
Virtual
Daniel T. Sciarra, PhD, LCMHC, NCC, is Professor Emeritus of Counselor Education and Director of Counseling programs at Hofstra University. Fluently bilingual in Spanish, he maintained a clinical practice with children, adolescents, and families through the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut. In addition to numerous articles and book chapters on the subject of multicultural counseling, Dr. Sciarra is the author of five books, Multiculturalism in Counseling (Peacock, 1999), School Counseling: Foundations and Contemporary Issues (Brook/Cole, 2004), and Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (Allyn & Bacon, 2010), Teaching Difficult Students: Interventions That Work (Norton 2016), and Working with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: A Guide for K-12 Teachers and Service Providers (Vernon, 2022). His most recent publications include: Sciarra, D.T., & Ambrosino, K E. (2011). Post-Secondary Expectations and Educational Attainment. PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELING, 14, 231-241 Sciarra, D. T. (2011). Emotional/behavioral disorders: Impact Upon Learning and Strategies to Help. INSIGHTS ON LEARNING DISABILITIES: FROM PREVAILING THEORIES TO VALIDATED PRACTICES, 8, 5-20. Sciarra, D. T., Seirup, H.J., & Ulatowski, E. (2010). High School Predictors of College Persistence. Sciarra, D.T., & Weber, G. (in press). Working with diverse cultures: Exploring sociocultural influences and realities in ATOD treatment. In P. Stevens & R.L. Smith (Eds.), Substance abuse counseling: Theory and practice. Boston, MA: Pearson. A former bilingual school counselor with the New York City Board of Education, Sciarra holds a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University, a master’s degree in counseling from Boston College, and a bachelor’s degree in English education from Fairfield University. He is a licensed psychologist, licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), and a national certified counselor (NCC). His research interests include multicultural counseling, racial identity development, and the role of the school counselor in the promotion of academic achievement and educational attainment among students of color. From 2001 to 2007, Dan was Chair of the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation during which time he oversaw numerous initial appointments, reappointments, tenure, and promotion processes. PLEASE NOTE: I am a psychologist and not a psychiatrist. I do not prescribe medication.

Next available: Jul 18

Michael Shilleh

Michael Shilleh, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
1 year of experience
Virtual
I am a compassionate provider that uses my empathy and ability to connect with clients to provide hope and meaning in their lives. I utilize many different techniques and interventions to shed light on areas that may need some. I appreciate the client's perspective while offering reflections that may provide an unrecognized point of view. I always allow space for the client to share their thoughts feelings and emotions in a safe format.

Next available: Jul 15

Dr. Stephaney S. Morrison, LPC, NCC

Dr. Stephaney S. Morrison, LPC, NCC, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
13 years of experience
Virtual
Let's face it Christian women experience multiple situations that they do not have the tools to overcome. I help Christian women to gain the skills necessary to manage and balance life as a result of anxiety, depression, relationships, work stress, early childhood experiences, grief and loss, elder abuse, church abuse, parenting and post-partum depression. My mission is to help Christian women to understand what is happening to them. That is, I seek to help clients to gain awareness on what is causing them to stay tied to their past experiences and how these experiences are impacting their growth in their families, for their friends, in their careers and life mission. I help women to establish inner and outer boundaries and how these are crucial for growth and well-being (physically, psychologically and spiritually). Additionally, I provide counseling services to English speaking immigrants and refugees (e.g. Caribbean/West Indies) to explore their acculturative experiences in America and to learn strategies to cope. I am a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor. I am an Associate Professor of Counselor Education at the university (both masters and doctoral levels), where I have been training clinical mental health counselors and school counselors for the past 13 years. I also have experiences working in a university counseling center, working in church counseling ministry, and school counseling (k-12). I use my lived experiences and spirituality to empower Christian women and to help them live and grow into their full God-given potential. I want to connect with you because you have the capacity to expand and outreach into your community and make a difference in this world.

Next available: Jul 15

Kelly Ha

(she/her)

Kelly Ha, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there! My name is Kelly. In my practice, I provide compassionate care and support to individuals, couples, and families seeking therapy. I believe in the power of collaborative therapy and strive to create a nurturing and supportive environment where clients can embark on their journey to self-discovery and well-being. I offer a confidential and judgment-free space for authentic expression. Mental health should be accessible, digestible, a love letter to yourself, and self-care people actually want to engage in. I believe in the power of laughing and humor in sessions and love when clients are able to be fully themselves whether it's using TikToks to show how they're feeling, cursing like a sailor, or letting go of the mask they wear daily. Everyone deserves therapeutic support that respects and honors their individuality. If you're ready to start your journey towards healing and growth, I am here to support you every step of the way! I look forward to hearing from you and being part of your journey.

Next available: Jul 15

Chanti DeCarish

(she/her)

Chanti DeCarish, LMFT - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, my name is Chanti DeCarish, I graduated from Central Connecticut State University with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. I have worked in mental health for 10 years and as a practicing clinician for the past 3 years. I enjoy working with youth and their families to find common ground and create a more functional and enjoyable family atmosphere. I also enjoy helping couples find new ways of connecting and communicating.

Next available: Jul 15

Sallee Kay Decker

(she/her)

Sallee Kay Decker, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am a down-to-earth, quirky, holistic clinical social worker that uses evidence-based techniques in innovative and creative ways to provide compassionate, empathetic, person-centered care. I am here to help you reach your goals through a personalized process. Together, we can work to come up with a plan that feels right to you to help you work through your concerns and issues and back to a balanced place in your life. I Integrate a holistic approach to help address the physical and emotional issues that come along with stress, overwhelm, and trauma. I will spend time helping you learn grounding techniques coping skills and mindfulness. Whether you are navigating a difficult transition in your life, dealing with overwhelm, relationship issues, cycles of anxiety and depression, or working through trauma, I will meet you where you are in your life at this moment with open ears and provide you with a safe space to share your story.

Next available: Jul 16

Alexandra Dash

(she/her)

Alexandra Dash, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hi there! My name is Alexandra, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), licensed in the state of CT, with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Columbia University. I have over 7 years of experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in a variety of settings. Including specialized experience focused on working with survivors of domestic violence as well as Veteran and military populations. I currently offer individual therapy, focused on helping clients navigate feelings of anxiety, depression or overwhelm, challenging relationships, life transitions or other ongoing stressors, as well as working through traumatic experiences. I have a particular focus on helping people cope with the emotional and psychological effects of difficult or traumatic events. I am committed to providing compassionate and effective therapy, in a safe, supportive, and nonjudgemental space. My goal is to support my clients in developing greater self-understanding and growth, supporting change, and fostering healing. My approach to therapy is holistic, strengths-based, and trauma-informed; providing supportive talk therapy while drawing on various therapeutic modalities as appropriate. My approach centers around meeting clients where they are, utilizing a collaborative approach to identify areas of need and developing insight. We will take time to develop achievable goals for therapy and the future; together we will work toward building the skills and strategies to realize those goals. I work collaboratively with my clients to identify and further develop their strengths and resources; developing coping and problem-solving skills that will enable them to successfully navigate and manage their symptoms and live a full and meaningful life. If you are struggling with the effects of stress, depressed mood, anxiety, or trauma, or just want to be able to talk to someone in a supportive and nonjudgmental space - I encourage you to reach out for help, you do not have to face these challenges alone. Life is often full of an incredible mix of significant positives and profound challenges, often these challenges are filled with anxiety, overwhelm, or distress, that can at times, feel impossible to navigate. My goal is to help and support you while you learn to navigate these challenges and work toward healing, happiness, and growth. Please remember, as you are taking this step to connect with a therapist, while it may not have been the easiest of decisions to come to, the decision to seek help is a sign of profound strength, never one of weakness. You deserve to feel happy and well.

Next available: Jul 17

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 15

Scott M Trefny

(he/him)

Scott M Trefny, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York and a Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut with over 25 years of clinical experience. I have an eclectic background working in residential treatment facilities, psychiatric hospital settings and private practices. I believe everyone has their own special path to wellness and many struggle to find that path. I will assist you to, manage your negative emotions, increase your self esteem, challenge and re frame your unhelpful thoughts and find your own way to a better life. Therapy can be a great way to connect with someone who has your best interest in mind, who is there just for you. I will talk openly open mental health issues because so many people are managing them in one way or another. You are far from alone with your issues so understand that there is a way to work on them in a comfortable setting.

Next available: Jul 16

Diane Knox

(she/her)

Diane Knox, LMFT - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist based in Connecticut. I received my Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Central Connecticut State University, and have been in practice for 4 years. I work with culturally and ethnically diverse individuals and families who are struggling with anxiety, depression, peer/family relationships, and life transitions to help them build better relationships with themselves and with others.

Next available: Jul 19

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 15

Gianfranco Beaumont

(he/him)

Gianfranco Beaumont, LMFT - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Are you tired of feeling trapped in the same endless cycle? Does the weight of your thoughts feel heavier with each passing day? Enough is enough. Are you ready to break free from the grip of anxiety and depression? It's time to reclaim your reality, your joy, your true self. Let's rewrite your story, one step at a time. I'm a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist helping individuals achieve their goals for over 7 years. My primary focus is anxiety, depression, mood disorders and motivation to navigate challenges and strive to achieve personal growth and well-being. Let's journey together towards a better life. My therapeutic approach is deeply rooted in empathy, understanding, and a relentless pursuit of growth. Through compassionate listening and collaborative exploration, I guide clients on a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and empowerment.

Next available: Jul 14

Sarah Lewis-Stowe

(she/her)

Sarah Lewis-Stowe, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Connecticut. I entered the field of social work 7 years ago, and have enjoyed working with a wide range of clientele. I believe that we can all find the beauty that lies in our human experiences, and that our gateway to healing is found within. It is my goal to provide a safe, non-judgmental space where you can explore and honor your experience, while nurturing your spirit and personal growth.

Next available: Jul 22

Kristen Larson-Samalus

(she/her)

Kristen Larson-Samalus, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Connecticut. I received my Masters from Springfield College and have been practicing for 14 years. I practice a integrative, multicultural, practice of compassionate healing and growth. You are not just lectured at or listened to, we come together to help spark that part of you that was always there. We create more of a learning and practicing environment until it feels natural. Everyone starts out in life learning from their experiences and those who raise us. Later we can add more effective communication approaches, gain a deeper understanding, and efficient, empathetic problem solving. We've led people to a better understanding of themselves and accomplishment of their goals.

Next available: Jul 18

Lisa Tonnessen

(she/her)

Lisa Tonnessen, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
24 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I am Dr Lisa Tonnessen. I have been working as a Counseling Psychologist in Connecticut for over 20 years. I am warm, empathetic, gentle and supportive in my approach to helping individuals. I describe myself as open minded and accepting. The goal of treatment is to empower the client with the confidence and skills to help manage and express emotions. I am open to working with teens and adults with issues re: depression, anxiety, life transitions and adjustments.

Next available: Jul 19

Ashley Beck

(she/her)

Ashley Beck, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
5 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi there, I’m Ashley 👋 Are you feeling overwhelmed, unsupported, stressed, or disconnected? Are you struggling to find balance in your life? Are you looking for a supportive place to be your authentic self? I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in Clinical Mental Health and a Reiki II Practitioner. I have had the privilege to work with diverse populations, individuals of all ages, and families from all walks of life. I am passionate about helping adults shift their reality and take control of their lives by finding alternative thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Together, we can identify dynamics, themes, patterns, and beliefs that are no longer serving you. I utilize a holistic approach and enjoy teaching individuals about meditative practices such as Reiki, mindfulness, and creative expression to help balance the mind, body, and spirit. I’m here to support you set intentions, make dynamic changes, reach your goals, reclaim your power, and expand your consciousness. I know that beginning therapy and healing work can be scary. I get that. I’ll be here to help support you throughout your journey and we can take things at your pace. I strive to create a safe and comfortable environment for those I have the opportunity to work with.

Next available: Jul 15

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