Jeffrey Gagliardi

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About Me

Hello and welcome! My name is Jeff Gagliardi, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the areas of anxiety, depression, trauma, and life coaching. I also have significant experience working with clients coping with chronic illnesses. I use my background in finance to counsel clients about financial issues, which often can negatively impact peoples' mental health. I have my Master's of Social Work degree from Southern Connecticut State University and I am currently enrolled there as a doctoral student focusing on advanced clinical practices. I have been a clinician for five years after leaving a career in finance, and I’m incredibly grateful that I have the opportunity to help people overcome challenges in their lives.

Along with my private practice work, I work at an intensive outpatient treatment facility working with clients with a broad range of mental health diagnoses. My therapeutic approach involves using positive psychology, which focuses on developing a person’s strengths to allow them to create a greater sense of well-being. My goal is not just to help people survive life, but to help them thrive. Building a healthy counseling relationship is critical for the therapeutic process to be successful. I recognize that finding a counselor is an incredibly important and personal decision. If for any reason an individual does not connect with my approach, I will assist them with finding a therapist that is a better fit for them. I do everything I can to connect with people I work with and help them to feel comfortable and safe. I regularly ask for feedback on how clients feel counseling is progressing so I can make any adjustments that are necessary to improve the process.

In our work together, we will determine the goals you are looking to achieve in therapy and establish a plan to achieve them. Every client is unique, and I tailor counseling interventions to each specific person. Most importantly, I will learn about you and support you while we go through this transformative process together. I am continually seeking out new approaches that can help people develop healthier coping strategies and habits, and I then relay these ideas to my clients. I applaud you for taking this step to improve your life and I hope that I can be a person to help guide you on your journey.


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

Clinical approaches:
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LCSW #10694 (Expires: 2022-06-30)

LCSW #091416-01 (Expires: 2024-04-30)


Written by C.H. on Oct 19, 2021 after therapy with Jeffrey for 8 months on issues concerning self esteem, and coaching

I’ve been working with Jeff for almost a year, and I have been able to make profound changes and improvements in my life because of our work together. He listens deeply, offers insight and resources, and always approaches this work from a strengths-oriented perspective.

Written by N.I. on Sep 13, 2021 after therapy with Jeffrey for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Jeffrey has been extremely helpful in many ways. He has helped me build my confidence as an individual, and also helped by giving great communication strategies that I can use daily. I was also pleased at how well of a listener he is. I imagine with having several clients, it can be hard to remember small details, but he brings up little things I have mentioned and it shows he cares, and this is also helpful for me because by recognizing these small details - it makes the most out of our conversations each week!

Written by S.H. on Sep 08, 2021 after therapy with Jeffrey for 4 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching

Jeff has been a great help to me as I navigate through some challenges in the workplace. He has given me resources that have been useful and his insight has been valuable both from a professional and personal perspective!

Written by B.E. on Sep 03, 2021 after therapy with Jeffrey for 1 week on issues concerning stress, anxiety, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

Jeffrey is an amazing therapist. He has helped me process feelings and challenge the negative thinking that has held me back for years. He is a great listener and very positive and encouraging. Highly recommend.

Written by J.O. on Jul 26, 2021 after therapy with Jeffrey for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, and eating disorders

Jeffrey has been a great fit for me. He had many ways of motivating me to work and see things in new perspectives. Excellent. A great experience.