I am licensed in Connecticut with over 25 years of professional clinical experience utilizing evidence-based practices, including cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapies and approaches that enhance motivation and growth. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, substance and screen addictions, relationship issues, and family change and conflicts. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. The first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage.
I am here and prepared to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Codependency, Communication Problems, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy
CT LCSW 1095
Rolando is a great counselor. He’s there when you need him. His years of experience help clear a path of truth for me to follow on my journey to Mental Wellness.
Written on Sep 10, 2023 after therapy with Rolando for 5 months on issues concerning anger management
Rolando is an insightful therapist. He doesn’t mince words and can often get to the heart of the problem quickly. Very kind and very patient. I would recommend him!
Written on Apr 22, 2023 after therapy with Rolando for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem