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Book 10+ of the best Suicidal Ideation therapists in Connecticut

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Yomaris Ramos Rivera

(she/her)

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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: May 7

Stephanie (Stevie) Willoughby LCSW

(she/her)

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

Next available: May 2

Stephanie Almeida

(she/her)

Stephanie Almeida profile image
LCSW
10 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
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: Apr 23

Lesley Perez

(she/her)

Lesley Perez profile image
LCSW
4 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi there, I'm Lesley! Have you been struggling to feel entirely like yourself? You'd be surprised to know that you are not alone. Whether it's struggling with relationships, focusing in school or work, or managing your emotions, I'm here to help. I'm a bi-lingual multicultural therapist with a passion for empowering individuals in getting the best mental health support in order to function to their fullest. I am full-time clinical supervisor providing therapy for adolescents at a High School, but I also have copious experience working with adults in an inpatient setting. When I am not providing therapy, I am practicing Yoga as certified yoga instructor. We'll use evidenced based practices, such as TF-CBT, CBT and DBT, along with a holistic and strengths-based approach to get you back to where you want to be. I value the therapeutic relationship, so we will work together to develop the best healing process for you. I offer free 10-15 minute phone consultations to anyone interested to see if we are a good fit.

Next available: Apr 22

Michael Dutko

Michael Dutko profile image
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: Apr 22

Seniel Lucien

(she/her)

Seniel Lucien profile image
LCSW
30 years of experience
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker and certified psychanalyst with certified CBT training as well and a Ph.D in an allied field. I had taught at UCLA, USC, and Antioch Universities and I was asked to try to give and develop a college program at the California Institution for Women, at the time, the only facility for female felons in the state. Shortly, I realized I needed clinical training and went back to school specializing in children and families. Later I moved to NYC to attend The Postgraduate Center for Mental Health, an affiliate of New York University. I did one training for adults (5 years) and 3 of the 4 years for the child and adolescent track. I have worked in clinics as well as private practice in both New York and CT. I hope I may be of service.

Next available: Apr 30

Emily Felske

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LPC
12 years of experience
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: Apr 22

Michelle Louise Bicking

(she/her)

Michelle Louise Bicking profile image
LCSW
13 years of experience
Virtual
Thank you so much for allowing you to join this phase of your journey. I am a first-generation Bajan (Barbados)/Vincentian (Saint Vincent and Grenadines) queer clinician of color seeking to be of service. I have over 20 years direct care services, including hospice/end of life care, residential services for teens and young adults, inpatient and outpatient care. I am here to meet you where you are, and show you where and who you can be.

Next available: Apr 23

Madi Wend

Madi Wend profile image
LPC
15 years of experience
Virtual
Greetings, creating better, evoking life, helping those who hurt. I'm glad you are here, it's not easy to reach out for help. I am glad you are here and i am happy to help you. This takes courage to reach out, sometimes we have fear and worries that hold us back in life. I help people who hurt, anxiety, OCD, PTSD, insomnia, sleep issues, self esteem issues, rare and chronic illnesses such as; Chronic Lyme, babesiosis, bartonella, Ehlers Danlos, POTS, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome, Autoimmune Encephalitis, and other autoimmune disorders. I am a MULTISTATE Licensed Professional Counselor (TX, CT, DE) in which if you travel I have licensure in other states resulting in a benefit for you. I have a Nationally Certified Counselor, Registered Play Therapist, Published Author of children and adult mental health books, The host of the Play Therapy Network (TM) and an advocate for rare diseases and mental health.

Next available: Apr 25

Joe Hupp LISW-S, LCSW, LICSW, LSCSW, LMSW, LIMHP, ACSW

(he/him)

Joe Hupp LISW-S, LCSW, LICSW, LSCSW, LMSW, LIMHP, ACSW profile image
LCSW
20 years of experience
Open-minded
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, I am Joe and I am a Licensed Independent Social Worker, with the ability to serve those located throughout the United States. My aim to to ensure that each and every session be approach with comfort, finding solutions and getting you to feel better with whatever associated problem you are experiencing. It may be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be. We can work together to find a solution to getting you to feel better!

Next available: Apr 27

Lee R Chambers

Lee R Chambers profile image
LCSW
14 years of experience
Warm
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: May 13

Alexandra Dash

(she/her)

Alexandra Dash profile image
LCSW
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
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: Apr 27

Indra Keliuotis

Indra Keliuotis profile image
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hi, my name is Indra, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my Masters from the University of Connecticut and have over 5 years of experience in the mental health field. My passion is bringing healing to people who have been through traumatic and stressful events and helping them re-discover their passion and purpose in life. I also love working with couples.

Next available: May 9

Hannah Lerner

(she/her)

Hannah Lerner  profile image
LCSW
2 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Humorous
Virtual
As a dedicated and licensed social worker, I hold a Master of Social Work degree with a clinical concentration in health/mental health from Temple University. With licenses as an LCSW in Pennsylvania and an LICSW in Massachusetts, my extensive experience in diverse healthcare settings positions me as an expert in providing comprehensive support to individuals and families facing mental health challenges. Specializing in crisis intervention and stress reduction, I bring additional skills in building coping mechanisms, facilitating problem-solving, and enhancing distress tolerance, contributing to a holistic approach to therapy. Rooted in a solid educational background and a strong commitment to mental health, I am well-equipped to deliver personalized and effective support to clients on their mental health journey.

Next available: Apr 26

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