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Richard Amaral, LCSW

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Intimacy Depression
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About me

I am licensed in Connecticut with 28 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & intimacy related issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

Professional experience

28yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Trauma, Abuse Intimacy Depression

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Co-morbidity, Commitment Issues, Divorce and Separation, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Immigration Issues, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Multicultural Concerns, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Young Adult Issues

Services offered

Live Chat

License information

CT LCSW 3634


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Richard Amaral. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

I find his professionalism and active listening skills to be very helpful when I am describing my issues. He is able to help talk me through some of the reasons I may be feeling the way I am as well as positive coping mechanisms

Written on Jan 18, 2024 after therapy with Richard for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, and anger management

Richard has helped me thru this difficult time and has helped me address issues at home and within myself. I’m glad I came across this and was recommended Richard. I look forward to our weekly sessions. Thank you.

Written on Oct 20, 2023 after therapy with Richard for 9 months on issues concerning relationship issues, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management

Richard is a very caring and genuine therapist to work with. He has experience in a variety of settings that provide him with the background to offer aid to a diverse population. I found it very helpful to work with him and to share my struggles with him without fear of judgment. He offered insights that were helpful to me in navigating my way forward.

Written on Dec 24, 2022 after therapy with Richard for 3 weeks