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18 therapists in Connecticut matching your needs

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Michelle Thomason

(she/her)

Michelle Thomason, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Connecticut. I have over 15 years of experience in the Mental Health field and have been practicing as an LPC for the past few years. I work with adults and specialize in CPTSD and Trauma. I am certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and trained in Brainspotting and Internal Family Systems informed. I am passionate towards helping individuals find appropriate healing techniques, unleash their strengths, and discover their inner potential to benefit their lives positively, through emotional, cognitive, and physical growth. I empower individuals to work from within by focusing on varying approaches that are individualized to their needs. I practice with a caring, compassionate, respectable, and culturally sensitive approach; while also challenging individuals to reach their greatest potential. I place emphasis on person-centered therapeutic approaches and believe that no single approach is right for every individual. I have been trained in other varying modalities, including trauma informed therapeutic modalities: Gestalt Therapy, Gestalt Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Active Parenting, alternative to family’s cognitive behavioral therapy, strengths-based, body centered therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and therapeutic modalities utilizing art and music. I have experience working with children, adolescents and adults in community mental health, educational resource centers for veterans & students with disabilities, residential facilities, and private practice. I also have a huge passion for and a wide array of experience working with individuals through animal assisted interventions approaches including dolphins, canines, and horses. I also utilize a therapy dog Rex, to assist with sessions. Rex has received specialized training to become a therapy dog. He is very compassionate, affectionate, and attuned to individuals.

Next available: Jul 30

Karen Fenn

Karen Fenn, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
9 years of experience
Virtual
My name is Karen Fenn. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have over eight years of experience working with client on various issues. We can meet in person or virtually. Therapy is a journey. How you make that journey is up to you. I am here to help you through it. Please reach out if you are interested in a consultation.

Next available: Jul 26

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 29

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 30

Samara Basilone

(she/her)

Samara Basilone, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
15 years of experience
Humorous
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut and have over 15 years experience. I earned my Master of Science in Counseling and Development from Long Island Post University and have worked in various agencies focusing on a person-centered approach to helping others. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use issues, parental/relationship concerns as well as career challenges.

Next available: Jul 29

Michael Dutko

Michael Dutko, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Jul 29

Rebecca Winters

(she/her)

Rebecca Winters, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
6 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Humorous
Virtual
My name is Rebecca Winters, LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Connecticut, I have been practicing for 6 years. I received my Masters from Naropa University, and my Bachelors from Penn. College of Art & Design. My expertise is working with adolescent and young adult individuals that have or currently experience trauma, abuse, addiction, sexual assault, as well as symptoms of anxiety, depression, addiction, self-harm, and suicidal ideation. Additionally, I have done work with clients with intellectual disabilities, from the LGBTQ+ community, and individuals who have been incarcerated.

Next available: Jul 31

Pamela English

(she/her)

Pamela English, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
3 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Intelligent
Virtual
Pamela English is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), licensed in the state of Connecticut. Pamela has 10 years of experience working in the mental health profession. She has provided therapy for children and teens dealing with grief and loss. She has also provided case management and therapeutic services for single adult women living in a homeless shelter. She also provided counseling for older adults in a nursing home. Pamela has extensive experience with adults and clients in crisis. She has experience working with teens and families. She also has experience as a case manager; she has extensive knowledge of mental health resources and utilizes those connections while working in private practice. Pamela can provide multicultural counseling for people with a variety of racial and socioeconomic backgrounds. She has also worked closely with many members of the LGBT community, providing counseling and case management when those services may not otherwise be available to them. Pamela completed her Master of Arts (MA) in Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual Care at Fordham University. Because her degree also focused on faith-based counseling, she can provide those services to clients when necessary. Pamela provides a calming presence for her clients. She maintains quiet confidence with each client and situation. She can draw from a wide range of experiences to provide therapeutic support for each client. She is flexible and versatile when building therapeutic rapport; she provides flexible scheduling. She is very excited to develop and grow her practice with Grow Therapy.

Next available: Jul 26

Nicole Martino

(she/her)

Nicole Martino, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
4 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Hey There! I'm Nicole, an LPC licensed in CT with extensive experience in providing diverse services for children and adolescents. In addition to offering outpatient therapy, I serve as a Trauma Therapist in a residential setting for adolescents with co-occurring disorders. With a focus on diagnosis, prevention, and treatment, my integrative and creative approach ensures a safe, non-judgmental environment for clients. Utilizing Psychoanalytical, Behavioral, Humanistic, Existential, and Interpersonal perspectives, I tailor psychological interventions to individual needs. My goal is to craft personalized treatment plans, incorporating clients' strengths and preferences, fostering a therapeutic experience aligned with their unique requirements. Whether addressing depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, interpersonal issues, trauma, eating disorders, or anger management, I am dedicated to supporting clients in overcoming life's challenges.

Next available: Jul 29

Stephanie (Stevie) Willoughby LCSW

(she/her)

Stephanie (Stevie) Willoughby LCSW , LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
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 about the last 4 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 Licensed LCSW/LICSW in New Jersey, Connecticut, Oregon, and Washington.

Next available: Jul 29

Sandy Tustin

(she/her)

Sandy Tustin, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
25 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor for AR, OK and CT; and LPC Supervisor for OK. I am Certified in Domestic violence and Sexual Assault, with a significant history working with victims/perpetrators; prior Certifications in Sex/Pornography Addiction, as well as Sex Offender Treatment. I am trained, and hold prior certification in Child Forensic Interviewing; and prior work with law enforcement conducting forensic interviews of potential child abuse victims. I am trained in EMDR therapy. I also hold a prior certification in Divorce/Family Court Mediation. I also have a significant history or providing Substance Abuse treatment for adults and adolescents. I provide psychotherapy for individuals, families and groups who are dealing with many mental health concerns including, but not limited to: depression, anxiety, anger management, grief and loss, parenting training/education, offender treatment, geriatrics, behavioral issues, etc. I am a Non-Denominational Ordained Minister and provide Christian counseling. I would enjoy an opportunity to walk beside you and assist you on your journey to healing!

Next available: Jul 26

Jim Hughes

(he/him)

Jim Hughes, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
33 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
There are lots of ups and downs in life… twists… and turns. Some people choose to navigate difficulties alone. However, you are likely reading this because you are tired of doing it all by yourself. You’re thinking about a little help and support. Reaching for help is a wise thing. It is a sign of health that I value deeply. I am Jim Hughes. I have over 30 years of experience as a Specialty Clinician. I'm a former faculty member of the UMASS STRESS REDUCTION CLINIC that was featured on Bill Moyers' Healing and the Mind. I got my start working with Children at a crisis shelter, Casa De los Ninos, and in the trenches at The Arizona Children’s Home in Tucson Arizona. Moved by the profound transformations I witnessed, I moved east and attended graduate school as I worked at Wellspring, a long-term therapeutic community in Bethlehem Connecticut with mentor Richard Beauvais. Upon graduation, I worked for the renowned UMASS STRESS REDUCTION CLINIC with Jon Kabat-Zinn teaching meditation and stress reduction in the hospital. In all my endeavors, mindfulness-based stress reduction is the key ingredient to help heal through difficult emotional and medical issues, challenging adult relationships, intimacy issues, anxiety, depression, and internet and pornography addiction. In addition, I am particularly interested in helping people with chronic stress and anxiety and medical problems such as panic attacks, stress, anxiety, heart disease, hypertension, A1C issues, diabetes, chronic pain, cancer and other medical issues.

Next available: Jul 26

Yomaris Ramos Rivera

(she/her)

Yomaris Ramos Rivera, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
10 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
I am a Bilingual Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut with 10 years of professional work experience. I hold a degree in Psychology and Counseling from the Interamerican University of PR. I prefer to have my sessions in Spanish but I do talk English as well. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, psychoticism and Substance abuse. I offer individual, couples. families and group therapy. I believe that you are the expert on your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! ***ATTENTION: If you do not show up for your intake session your case will be closed. There are 3 documents attached to your file that needs to be filled out before your first session. There is a cancelation fee policy if you do not contact and let me know 24 previous to your appointment. If your health insurance is Husky or Medicaid and you incur two no shows your case will be closed. You need to be pending on emails because this is my way to contact my clients, especially Sundays when I revised the schedule and make adjustments on timing.

Next available: Aug 6

Eden Corridon

(she/her)

Eden Corridon, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
8 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello there! I am a dual Licensed Professional Counselor and School Counselor who is passionate about providing individualized therapy using a person-centered and holistic approach. I have a Masters in Counseling from The University of Saint Joseph, and I have experience working with clients of all ages. I believe that in a society where mental health can often be looked upon as an afterthought, it is especially important now more than ever that it is prioritized. I aim to create a collaborative working relationship that will ultimately lead to self-improvement and healing within a safe therapeutic environment. I use an interpersonal and relational-cultural approach in therapy meaning that one of my top priorities is getting to know the client as a whole person. This includes the many layers of a client’s identity and experiences. It is important to me that I place a large emphasis on client strengths and cultivate authenticity and empowerment so that they feel in control of their life. I believe therapy should be collaborative and depending on the need, I integrate a wide range of treatment options including CBT, Solution-Focused Therapy, and Trauma-Informed Therapy. Some of my training includes working with anxiety/depression, mood disorders, adjustment disorders, trauma and abuse. My approach to counseling is rooted in my experience within therapeutic practice and my commitment to equity.

Next available: Jul 30

Amy L. Thomas

(she/her)

Amy L. Thomas, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
11 years of experience
Intelligent
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi!, you did it, you decided to give therapy a try or maybe try it again, the next step is finding the right counselor to work with and achieve your goals, so I want to let you know a little about me to help you decide if we would be a good fit. I’m a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in South Carolina, also licensed in NJ and CT. I received my Master of Arts from Liberty University and have practiced for 11 years. I’ve worked with clients of all ages who were facing challenges with varying stressors like depression, anxiety, anger, ADHD, trauma/complex trauma, separation/divorce, grief, and other mood disorders.

Next available: Jul 26

Stephanie Almeida

(she/her)

Stephanie Almeida, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
I'm a Licensed clinical social Worker passionate about helping others become the best versions of themselves in order to live their best lives. I believe an essential feature of therapy is that I provide a safe, non-judgmental environment in which you can begin to heal and thrive. I strive to help you identify your strengths and positive traits to assist in building confidence and self-esteem. I have had the privilege to work with a diverse population including children, families, couples and individuals. I have experience working with clients in different capacities such as behavioral issues amongst children, teen substance and alcohol use, family struggles, couple counseling as well as individual counseling. I believe no two people are just alike. As a result, I take a flexible and ever changing approach to helping clients.

Next available: Aug 5

David Archibald

(he/him)

David Archibald, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! My name is David and I’m a licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience providing services to various populations in a variety of settings. Just a little about me: I hold both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in social work, and have had the opportunity of treating different age groups in a multiple settings including outpatient, inpatient, in-home, residential, and emergency rooms. I know that seeking therapy is a difficult step, and I am glad that you reached out, as I am here to help guide you along that path to healing. Together, we can make a difference.

Next available: Aug 3

Lee R Chambers

(he/him)

Lee R Chambers, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
Mr. Chambers is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Master Addiction Counselor, Psychotherapist, Certified Clinical Supervisor, Master Level Registered Addiction Specialist, and Owner of Community Psychotherapy and Addiction Counseling, LLC (DBA Community Psychotherapy), a former Affiliate of Coffee Regional Medical Center, Douglas, Georgia, from 2017-2019. He is licensed by the Georgia Composite Board (License #CSW005857) and the Connecticut Department of Public Health (License #008277) to conduct psychosocial evaluations, diagnose mental health disorders, and provide evidence-based behavioral and mental health treatment to individuals, couples, families, and groups. He also provides consultation, mental health diagnoses, and NEXUS letters for military Veterans to support VA service-connected disability claims. Mr. Chambers is a graduate of the University of Southern California Suzann Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, Master of Social Work, where he attended the Orange County Academic Center in Irvine, CA, the USC University Park Campus in Los Angeles, CA, and participated in the Military and Veterans Programs at the Military Academic Center in San Diego, CA. He is also a graduate of Troy University with a Master of Science in Criminal Justice; Northern Arizona University with a Bachelor of Science with honors, Magna Cum Laude; and Arizona Western College with an Associate of Science with honors, Academic Distinction. Mr. Chambers has over a decade of experience working as a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, and Program Director for the Veterans Health Administration, the Department of Defense, State and Local Governments, Public Health, Non-Profit Organizations, and Private Practice. I look forward to hearing from you.

Next available: Aug 21

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