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Kianna Thompson

(she/her)

Kianna Thompson, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
4 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
In-person
9 Berkeley Stre...
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 22

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 23

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 22

Rebecca Mullin

(she/her)

Rebecca Mullin, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hey, I'm Rebecca, Take a moment to acknowledge you've taken the first step towards bettering your mental health because, let's be honest - starting therapy can be empowering, confusing, or scary, all at the same time. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Nationally Certified Counselor, passionate about helping adults explore their relationships and gain insight into patterns that reinforce stress. I help clients develop assertive communication skills and enhance their ability to establish boundaries with themselves and others, thereby boosting quality of life, self-worth, and confidence. I firmly believe in the power of positivity. A good mindset can truly make a difference, turning a rough moment into just a blip on the radar. Remember, growth and change are within your reach, and I'm here to support you every step of the journey. Schedule our first session and let's get you on the road to feeling better today.

Next available: Jul 22

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 24

Chelsea Salgado

(she/her)

Chelsea Salgado, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
I will follow your lead. I want to make therapy feel like a safe time and place that helps you feel lighter and refreshed after each session. There is no judgment here. I love working with clients who feel like they have not yet been truly heard. I like to help people from many different walks of life. I love watching clients grow and supporting them through every unexpected or challenging aspect of life. When we work together, you will not feel alone, rather you will feel validated and empowered. I will meet you where you are and work at your pace and comfort level. I aim to ensure that our working rapport and connection allow you to get the most out of your therapeutic experience.

Next available: Jul 23

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 23

Kelly Ha

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Kelly Ha, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 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 23

Karen Fenn

Karen Fenn, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
9 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
1059 Huntingdon...
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 23

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

Robyn Hawley

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Robyn Hawley, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
30 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
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 23

Charlotte Zocco

Charlotte Zocco, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hey there! I'm a Licensed Professional Counsellor (LPC) based in Connecticut. I received my Masters from the University of Hartford and have been practicing for over 5 years. I help children and young adults with their emotions so they can become the best versions of themselves. Through our work together it is my hope that you can become confident and have a large tool box of strategies to help you navigate whatever life experiences you encounter.

Next available: Jul 22

Yamira Manrique-Rutgers

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Yamira Manrique-Rutgers, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hola! If you are looking for a psychotherapist who is empathetic, open-minded, occasionally funny, and most importantly someone who will push you take the driver's seat in your own treatment, then I am the therapist for you. I’m here to help you to take back ownership of your own life when your symptoms have made you feel powerless. I am trained in a variety of modalities: CBT, DBT, ACT, CPT and psychodynamic therapy. I can take from these modalities what I think will most benefit my clients' progress.

Next available: Jul 23

Altagracia Trinidad

Altagracia Trinidad, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
I am a bilingual Hispanic therapist who has always desired to help individuals in need of support since a very young age. I have provided in home services, outpatient services. I have worked with children, adolescents, couples, families and individuals. It is my goal to help those find the confidence within themselves to learn their true identity and build coping skills to improve their quality of life.

Next available: Jul 25

Tenssie Ramsay

(she/her)

Tenssie Ramsay, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
1000 Lafayette ...
As a Licensed Professional Counselor with NCC and ACA credentials, I have been providing mental health services and guidance to diverse population for over 10 years. I have experience working with clients with a history of traumas including domestic violence and childhood traumas. I have a private practice and I am also a board member at Great Oaks Charter school, where I support the academic and social-emotional development of students from low-income and undeserved communities.

Next available: Jul 24

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 23

Dina A Macaluso

Dina A Macaluso, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
30 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
I have been in the behavioral health field for over 30 years in various roles. I have a doctorate in psychology. Additionally, I have assisted others in gaining recovery over their addictions and trauma . I specialize in depression, personality disorder, narcissistic abuse, women issues, attachment issues, anxiety, and grief. My goals are to assist you in achieving contentment in your life by empowering you. I will assist you in exploring patterns of thinking and behaving; along with exploring solutions to your personal issues. PLEASE NOTE; AETNA, UNITED HEALTHCARE, CIGNA, OXFORD, AND SEVERAL OTHERS. I NO LONGER TAKE FLA BCBS. SPECIAL EVENT SEPTEMBER 9TH 12 PM: CANDLE MAKING AND BRUNCH; EMAIL TO JOIN $50.00 ONCE A MONTH SPECIAL EVENT AND IN OCTOBER A BEACH CEREMONY GROUP THERAPY 6:30 PM THURSDAY Women's EVENING; BOOK CLUB Co-Ed Process Group Tuesday evening 630 pm when enough people sign up Addiction Recovery Group: Friday 12 pm to 1:30pm when enough people sign up. DBT Group Therapy: Fridays when enough people sign up. Sexual Abuse Survivors group is coming in October 50.00 per group but if you do individual therapy with me, I can bill insurance. I prefer group attendance is face to face in my beautiful office space but I am willing to allow telehealth. DRDINA@FRIENDLYSOLUTIONSTHERAPY.COM WWW.FRIENDLYSOLUTIONSTHERAPY.COM

Next available: Jul 22

Melissa Brown

(she/her)

Melissa Brown, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
13 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Connecticut, and received my Masters in Social Work from Boston College. I have been in practice for 13 years where I have worked with ages birth to 26 in community, school, and office-based settings. In my private practice, I help adults of all ages navigate their life challenges by giving light to all that's been pushed to the side, left behind, and holding them back.

Next available: Jul 24

Marlena Maglieri

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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 22

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 30

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 24

Rich Haste

Rich Haste, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Seeking strength, understanding, and a path forward? I'm not your typical therapist. I've walked the walk that you have, not just once, but twice. As a former Marine and law enforcement officer, I know firsthand the pressures, traumas, and unique challenges faced by those in service and beyond. Now, I leverage my experience and clinical expertise to guide individuals grappling with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and the invisible wounds of trauma.

Next available: Jul 23

Melonie Atkins

(she/her)

Melonie Atkins , LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Connecticut. I received my Masters in Social Worker from Fordham University and have been in the field of Social Work for over 8 years. I specialize in generalized anxiety and depression. In addition, I provide clinical therapy to individuals with significant mental health diagnoses and trauma. I aim to take an open minded and nonjudgmental approach when engaging with others in my daily life and practice the same approach in therapy.

Next available: Jul 23

Ok Kim

Ok Kim, LMFT - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LMFT
7 years of experience
Virtual
I am a dedicated Marriage and Family Therapist with a profound commitment to holistic and culturally competent therapy. My practice encompasses virtual counseling, interactive workshops, and tailored programs designed to improve communication, resolve conflicts, and enhance emotional well-being. Drawing on my background in art, I incorporate creative methods into the therapeutic process, which significantly aids in emotional healing and personal growth. My approach is deeply rooted in understanding and respecting the diverse cultural backgrounds of my clients. This cultural competence allows me to connect authentically and effectively with individuals, couples, families, and young adults from various cultural contexts. I strive to create a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment where clients feel valued and understood. Through my extensive experience, I have developed a versatile and adaptable therapeutic style, enabling me to address a wide range of issues and meet the unique needs of each client. My commitment to confidentiality and sensitivity ensures that clients can trust me with their most personal concerns, fostering a strong therapeutic alliance. Overall, my goal is to empower clients to achieve their fullest potential, fostering growth and well-being across diverse populations. Whether through in-person or virtual sessions, my comprehensive and empathetic approach aims to support clients in their journey toward healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Next available: Jul 22

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 22

Samantha Vamosy

(she/her)

Samantha Vamosy , LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
3 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Samantha Vamosy and I am so happy you are interested in working together. I know starting a therapy process whether you have before or this is your first time can be scary and uncomfortable. I hope we can work through this time together making this journey as helpful and special as possible. My passions have always aligned with helping others and listening in a compassionate, non-judgmental, and curious way. I find real change occurs when a person can fully explore their life in a holistic way. Whether it is current mental health symptoms or past traumas holistic healing is possible for everyone. I received my Master's in Mental Health Counseling at Fairfield University and achieved my LPC after completing 3000 hours in an outpatient clinic for substance abuse. I value a person-centered approach that focuses on strength-based and solution-focused techniques. I also incorporate cognitive behavioral therapy to be able to challenge unhealthy patterns that no longer serve you. Together we will identify goals, by exploring what is and is not working and be able to collaboratively come up with solutions and learning tools to better overcome barriers to success. We will work at your pace and readjust goals and steps as we go along. Through these techniques we will work together to identify maladaptive thoughts that contribute to avoidance behaviors and fears that keep us stuck, feeling even more anxious and often depressed. Overcoming life transitions, challenges, and uncertainty can be difficult and no one should have to face these decisions on their own!

Next available: Jul 25

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 27

Lauramarie Vita

(she/her)

Lauramarie Vita, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
8 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Lauramarie. Do you find getting up and going about your day-to-day routines becoming a challenge? Are you having trouble trying to figure out who you are and how to navigate relationships with others in a healthy way? Does anxiety, stress, or frustration interfere with sleep or getting tasks accomplished? I work with adult clients to build a strong sense of self, create healthy relationships and boundaries, and work on relaxation and coping skills to decrease the impacts of symptoms of anxiety, stress, depression, and adjusting to transitions in life. Together we can create a person-centered set of goals to address what is not working and begin finding peace and healing. I love integrating aspects of mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and communication skills to empower you to become your best self. Whether you're dealing with changes in life, conflicts within different relationships, or cycles of anxiety and depression, I'm here to help. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow, and you will be met with compassion, validation, and evidence-based techniques so you can overcome the difficulties and habits holding you back. Let's work together!

Next available: Jul 23

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 27

Mary DeLorenzo

Mary DeLorenzo, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
I have experienced many seasons of life. I understand we all are on different routes and make stops along the journey. I try to embrace each new path. Life is full of joy and trials. I assist you in working through life’s challenges. My belief is that these challenges can have value and give us an opportunity for self-reflection and growth. When we find our strengths we can move forward and find inner peace. I enjoy working with adults, children over the age of 6 and couples. We all face emotional challenges. Hope communication and Restoration Key factors in recovery. I practice cognitive behavioral therapy with a plan and a purpose. Therapy is solution focused and I often incorporate mindful exercises and strategies. Despite the circumstance we are on a journey of self -reflection and hope. I look forward to learning about your journey.

Next available: Jul 22

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 23

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 29

Diana Hutchinson

(she/her)

Diana Hutchinson, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
32 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, I am an LCSW and practice in the state of Connecticut. I have my MSW from U-Conn School of Social Work and have been practicing for over 30 years. Throughout the years, I have primarily worked with teenagers and their families in a psychiatric hospital based clinical day school. That includes direct experience with Special Education services, PPT meetings, IEP's (Individual Education Plans) and behavioral challenges within the school setting.

Next available: Jul 23

Leah Wessels

(she/her)

Leah Wessels, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
6 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
476 Storrs Rd, ...
Hello, there! My name is Leah Wessels. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is passionate about assisting others in achieving their mental health and wellness goals. I use a cognitive-behavioral approach to help you build an effective coping toolbox. I have a rich clinical background, with professional experience in different outpatient settings including in primary care, community mental health and in private practice.

Next available: Jul 27

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 23

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 24

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 22

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 22

Ida Terry

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Ida Terry, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
20 years of experience
Direct
Warm
Virtual
Hello. I'm a licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in Delaware and licensed in CT, Arizona, and Oregon. I hold a two-year Certificate in the Internal Family System and am a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. With over 25 years of experience, I've had the privilege of helping a diverse group of adults, each with their unique life transitions.There is hope if you're looking for a way to break free from intrusive thoughts and unhelpful behavioral patterns. I work collaboratively with adult clients struggling with seemingly unending thought disorders contributing to the debilitating quality of life. Hello. I'm a licensed professional counselor (LPC) based in Delaware and licensed in CT, Arizona, and Oregon. I hold a Two-year Certificate in the Internal Family System and am a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. With over 25 years of experience, I've had the privilege and honor of helping a diverse group of adults, each with their unique life transitions.

Next available: Jul 22

Annie Tarnasky

(she/her)

Annie Tarnasky, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there! Taking the step into, or back into, therapy is an important one. My goal is to support you in the effort by being warm and compassionate as a clinician to help you feel as secure as possible in the process. If you would like a partner to help sift through experiences in your life to draw out insights that allow you to feel more empowered in your life to take control and make decisions that are more authentic to you, I am here. I believe many of us turn to therapy when we need support in managing difficult aspects and realities in our life, and finding ways to be more at peace with those aspects so that we can have more control of our individual lives is an overall aim of our work together.

Next available: Jul 24

Natalie Roach

(she/her)

Natalie Roach, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
16 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Connecticut. I have practiced as an LCSW for 13 years and worked as a master of social worker (MSW) for several years prior to becoming licensed. I have practiced in a number of settings. I have utilized multiple treatment modalities. I offer a safe and compassionate space for individuals work on their own individual challenges and take steps toward personal growth. I utilize tools from cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy and/or applied behavior analysis as applicable to each individualized therapeutic circumstance.

Next available: Aug 3

Fikreta Cirikovic

(she/her)

Fikreta Cirikovic, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
3 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello! I am a licensed clinical social worker, currently in the process of obtaining my doctorate degree in behavioral health. I work with young adults to address symptoms surrounding anxiety, depression and building self esteem. I started my private practice as a way to provide support to individuals who may need it during a crucial point in their lives.

Next available: Jul 26

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 22

Rebecca Comizio

(she/her)

Rebecca Comizio, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
11 years of experience
Intelligent
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Meet Rebecca Comizio: an experienced and caring therapist with a passion for helping others. With over 11 years of experience as a school psychologist, licensed professional counselor, and licensed mental health counselor, Rebecca has supported children, teens, and adults on their journeys. Rebecca Comizio provides a warm and compassionate space for children, adolescents and adults seeking therapy. Her deep belief in the resilience of the human spirit empowers her clients to overcome challenges and thrive. Whether you're seeking support for personal growth, stress management, or navigating life transitions, Rebecca's experience and caring approach make her an excellent choice for your counseling needs. Rebecca holds a B.S. in Education from Central Connecticut State University, an M.A. in Philosophy and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and an M.A. in School Psychology from Iona University. Currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University, she remains committed to learning and growth. As a member and volunteer for the National Association of School Psychologists, Rebecca is dedicated to her profession and community. She is also the co-founder and co-host of the School Psyched Podcast and has co-authored two books, including The Resilience Workbook for Kids (New Harbinger, 2022). Beyond her professional life, Rebecca is a mother of four wonderful adult children and enjoys running and reading extensively in the field of psychology during her free time. Rebecca Comizio provides a warm and compassionate space for adults seeking therapy. Her deep belief in the resilience of the human spirit empowers her clients to overcome challenges and thrive. Whether you're seeking support for personal growth, stress management, or navigating life transitions, Rebecca's experience and caring approach make her an excellent choice for your counseling needs.

Next available: Jul 23

Gily Roselle

(she/her)

Gily Roselle, LMFT - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
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: Jul 22

Heather Bohn

Heather Bohn, PhD - Connecticut Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PhD
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Are you interested in seeking therapy but you just feel so scared and overwhelmed? Maybe your problems just are not big enough? Or maybe your problems are too big? You don't know where to start. Life is stressful, and we are living in hard times. Sometimes we feel alone and like things are out of control, but I am here to help. It is totally normal to seek support. I can offer nonjudgmental support, strategies to help you cope and grow, short-term goals for growth, and flexibility to your individual needs. HI, I am Heather. Nice to meet you. I am a Licensed Psychologist, and I am also certified as a School Psychologist. I received my PhD from Fordham University. I have worked in multiple states with children, adolescents, and adults in private practice, community mental health, residential treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals, forensic settings, and schools. I am currently working at a public elementary school during the day. I previously provided therapy and conducted evaluations at a private practice and agency in CT and PA. I work with regular people just going through day-to-day challenges and seeking support. I also have worked with high-conflict parents in the process of pre- and post-decree Custody disputes in Domestic Relations Court in OH. I am in the process of pursuing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy certification and have completed STAR trainings for working with Veterans. I completed an American Psychological Association accredited internship in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology and have assisted with developing behavioral interventions for parents and teachers. I am also skilled in making diagnoses and conducting evaluations. I offer a wide range of experiences and a broad and flexible approach to treatment. I have worked with individuals from 3 to over 60-years-old with a wide range of diagnoses, including Anxiety Disorders, Depressive Disorders, Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Adjustment Disorders. I have also worked with people with diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. I can work with you on anger management techniques, anxiety coping strategies, strategies for managing depression and stress, behavioral management strategies, and psychoeducation about diagnoses. If you prefer, we can just talk and gain some insight and self-awareness. I will try to understand, and I know that coming to therapy is not easy. I am here for you and you are not alone.

Next available: Jul 31

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 23

Karenna Lang

(she/her)

Karenna Lang, LCSW - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
20 years of experience
Solution oriented
Holistic
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, My name is Karenna Lang and I am a licensed master's level clinical therapist. I earned my graduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. I also obtained a post graduate degree from the University of London. I am licensed to practice in the State of Michigan as well as the State of Connecticut. If you are facing challenges in your life and are considering therapy I am happy to assist. Many of us experience issues with anxiety, confidence, and self-esteem. Emotions, thoughts and behaviors can be very challenging. It is my goal to assist clients with understanding how these three components are interrelated and to assist clients with empowering themselves to achieve increased awareness, introspection and insight and gain a happier life. Are you faced with worry? Do you find yourself overthinking and experiencing racing thoughts? Perhaps you experience social anxiety. Are you facing a history of family trauma? Or perhaps, issues with communication and conflict in a relationship? Perhaps you are dealing with a stressful matter related to your career, or educational endeavors. Or, you may be dealing with identity issues and/or gender changes. These are just some of the examples of the topics I can address with you. My primary areas of interest include persons suffering from anxiety, persons with a history of family trauma, and individuals and couples experiencing problems with communication and conflicts. I also enjoy working with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community. Whatever issues you may be facing, it is a courageous step to seek and obtain counseling services and I am happy to offer a friendly approach and a safe, confidential, respectful, and supportive environment.

Next available: Jul 23

Parveen Vohra

(she/her)

Parveen Vohra, LPC - Connecticut Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
17 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
99 Citizens Dri...
For over 17 years, I have specialized in working with a wide range of clients with life transitions, work/career issues, relationship issues, parenting support, anxiety, depression, bereavement issues, stress management. In a comfortable and nurturing atmosphere, I utilize a highly personalized approach to address a person's individual needs. As a licensed professional counselor, based in Glastonbury, CT. My bachelor’s degree is from the University of Connecticut (Go Huskies!) in Psychology. Subsequently, I was employed in an analytical chemistry laboratory engaged in Diabetes Research at the Yale School of Medicine before deciding to return for advanced study. Through volunteer work, I realized I wanted to directly have an impact on others’ lives. I then studied for and received my master’s degree from Central Connecticut State University in Psychology as well as an Advanced Certificate in Counseling. Additionally, I have 12 years of experience working at a non-profit mental health and substance abuse agency where I learned and applied my education and developed many of my skills and practices in crisis intervention, prevention, group therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and providing psychosocial evaluations and individual therapy.

Next available: Aug 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 23

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