Janine Hitchens-Parker

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About Me

Hello, and congrats to you for taking the time to pursue better mental health & emotional well-being for yourself. My name is Janine. For over 20 years, I have provided individual, family & group therapy services, by creating a therapeutic atmosphere of warmth, respect and acceptance. My approach is to support the dignity of each person, while encouraging openness, emotional awareness and healthy problem-solving. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Connecticut, now working at a community-based mental health agency.

Over the years, I have helped many clients deal with issues of low self-esteem, trauma, loss, addiction, illness, anxiety and having to start over. In both mental health & medical settings, it has been my privilege to help people make sense of difficult circumstances and find a way forward.

Areas of Expertise:
Stress Management, Anxiety Trauma & Abuse Issues
Bipolar Disorder Multi-Generational Issues
Depression, Self-Esteem Issues Coping with Chronic Illness
Substance Abuse & Recovery Retirement Issues & Aging
Grief & Bereavement Anger Management

Also Experienced in:
Social Anxiety, ADHD, Disability & Pain Issues, Caregiver Stress, Hospice & Palliative Care, Cultural Issues, Finding Life Purpose, Goal Setting & Personal Effectiveness.

Clinical Approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Mindfulness Practices, Existential Therapy, Strength-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Trauma-Informed Therapy, Developmental & Life-Stage Model.

Years of Experience: 22.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
LGBT , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Anger management , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Abandonment , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 22

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #008707 (Expires: 2021-12-31)