Connecticut is known for its long shoreline. A shore can be the perfect representation of life. It’s vast, and as you look ahead, it can fill you with ambition or dread, especially if a storm is coming. 

If you’re ready to set sail on your adventure, a counselor can be the perfect ship you need. A therapist can guide you during the toughest of storms. 

 

This is Jennifer Malkin's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LPC, NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 16

Counseling provides opportunities to gain understanding of your behavior, choices and patterns. Most of us deal with emotional, intellectual, social, physical and spiritual needs. It's important to choose positive behaviors which affirm us in a safe, non-judgemental environment. **Please read NOTE at bottom, Thank You** Jennifer Malkin is a Licensed Professional Counselor in addition to a Nationally Certified Counselor. Jenn has a Masters degree in Counseling from Western Connecticut State University. Jenn has her first Master's degree in Education as well as...

This is Jeffrey Gagliardi's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW,DSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 6

Hello and welcome! My name is Jeff Gagliardi, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in the areas of anxiety, depression, chronic illness and life coaching. I also have significant experience working with clients dealing with behavioral addiction such as gambling and technology use. I leverage 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 and Doctorate of Social Work degrees from Southern Connecticut State University. I have been a cli...

This is Amy Mulrooney's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am a professional counselor licensed in Connecticut with over 15 years of experience. I have worked with individuals who have dealt with a wide range of concerns such as low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and problems with communication. I have also worked with individuals who have experienced trauma. I believe that building a therapeutic relationship based on trust and effective communication is key to successful treatment. I work with individuals to promote self-reflection to process their past and to define their present and future....

This is Lisa Heuschkel's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW,CPC,CPRC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in CT with over 25 years of experience in a variety of settings including mental health agencies and public schools. I am certified as a Professional Life Coach and a Professional Recovery Coach (CPC, CPRC). I also hold a certification in Positive Psychology. This unique training, which combines therapy and coaching from a strength perspective, gives me the ability to assist people wherever they are in their lives. I am interested in working with people who are committed to changing their lives in a positive way, in...

This is Marva Beckford's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hi, If you are on here you are seeking some help and support and struggling with something significant in your life. Finding the right person to help you through these challenges is very important. I would like to provide you with some information about me to see if we are a good fit. I'm a hard-working, highly motivated therapist with over 15 years of experience in social work as a clinician/therapist. Much of my experience has been working with people who are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, LGBTQ+ issues, substance abuse, and self-esteem issue...

This is Virginia Lawless's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hi, my name is Ginny and I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Connecticut. I have worked in a variety of settings providing assistance along the continuum of care for individuals and families experiencing acute crisis situations, to offering less intensive interventions, treatment, and therapies provided in the home, or by phone and internet. My approach is client centered, strengths and mindfulness based, and trauma informed, though I would further qualify my work as integrative. I feel achieving and maintaining the highest ...

This is Donna Camerota's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years experience in Behavioral Health. I have worked with clients with difficulties in relationships, mood instability, anxiety, and general difficulty with self esteem or finding their own path. I work from a person centered approach of finding each persons individual strengths and their resiliency in order to make impactful changes in their lives. Treatment practices include CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Strength Based Treatment.

This is Rhonda  Lucineo's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a mental health counselor, with a degree in counseling psychology, licensed in the State of Connecticut; with over 10 years of experience working in my private practice and in group homes. My counseling experience has allowed me the opportunity to provide counseling for individuals, children, families, and couples; with a wide range of concerns including various types of anxiety, depression, anger, grief and loss, family problems, parenting problems, relationship problems, and attachment difficulties. I also have over twenty-five years of training and exper...

This is Janet Morcaldi's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Connecticut with over 7 years of experience working with foster parents, adoptive parents, and birth parents. I have over 3 years of experience working as a clinician in an outpatient therapy setting. I enjoy working with individuals and providing support to promote positive change. I believe that therapy is a partnering process; we are equals on this journey together, learning from each other along the way. My approach is integrative and draws from attachment theory, systems theory, and cognitive behavioral theory. ...

This is Tina LaPorta's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LMFT,LPC,LCDC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Thank you for visiting my profile! I am here to help you. I have many years of counseling experience with adults and adolescents that have substance abuse issues, as well as depression, anxiety, PTSD, anger issues; relationship, family, career or adjustment concerns. I have military counseling experience as well. I began my career as an adjunct professor in Psychology in the San Francisco Bay Area, then began to work clinically as a community based mental health clinician, with adults who were diagnosed mainly with schizophrenia. I then worked as a clinician...

This is Theresa Pennachio's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 8

Hello there. My name is Theresa! I received my Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Southern Connecticut State University. I hold a clinical license and see families, individuals of all ages, and couples. Prior to receiving my degree, I worked as an ABA Therapist (Applied Behavior Analysis) assisting children with Autism-Spectrum disorders. I have extensive experience working with neuro-typical children and adolescents, and utilize my warm-natured and humorous personality to connect with that population on a down-to-earth level. I worked in communi...

This is Rebecca Runkles's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

My name is Rebecca Runkles, LPC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Connecticut. My expertise is working with adolescent and young adult individuals that have or currently experienced trauma, abuse, addiction, sexual assault, as well as symptoms of anxiety, depression, addiction, low self-confidence, self-harm, and suicidal ideation. Additionally, I have done work with clients with intellectual disabilities, from the LGBTQ+ community, and individuals who have been incarcerated. I have worked in the school system, the criminal justice system, a...

This is Dr. Marian Stansbury's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
Ph.D.
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 35

You have probably come to BetterHelp.com because you are tired of the struggle in your life and relationships. You must want a better way or you would not have made the effort. For that I acknowledge you. That takes courage.. There are solutions that we can discover and explore together. You deserve to life the life you want and to be happy. You CAN overcome anxiety and deal more effectively with stressful situations. Many of these stressful situations occur in the context of a relationship. I believe many of us have been wounded in relationship and we can heal...

This is Megan Kaliff's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) licensed in Connecticut with seven years experience working with individuals and families. I work with clients who are affected by trauma, attachment issues, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting challenges, and young adult issues. I have a specialty with working with individuals impacted by trauma, including sexual abuse, physical abuse, and neglect and am certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT). I obtained an undergraduate degree in Social Work at Central Connecticut State Uni...

This is Janice Miles's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

Ms. Janice R. Miles is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, her Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Hofstra University, and her Masters of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University. In addition, she is a Certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, a Certified Family Trauma Professional, and a member of AAMFT and AASECT. Janice has worked in various settings, including in-home, inpatient, and outpatient locations, with clien...

This is Louisa Peluso's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

ABOUT ME Hi! I'm Louisa Peluso, a therapist and licensed clinical social worker. I have over 30 years experience in managing change. My training consists of a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, a Masters in Business Administration in Organizational Change from New York University, and thousands of hours in organizational change and community mental health. I love to help people create positive change in their lives, their families, and their communities. ABOUT MY APPROACH My approach stems from our basic human drive...

This is Jean Hardy's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
Specialties: Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Connecticut with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

This is Melanie Grieco's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome! I'm Melanie, and I have been a therapist for about 5 years. During this time, I have come to see that nothing-- whether thoughts, behaviors, or emotions-- is outside the realm of the human experience. You are not alone. I consider it an act of courage to pursue therapy, so I would not judge anyone who put their faith in me and trusted me enough to share their private thoughts. I deeply believe in this work and the power of a supportive, therapeutic relationship to help you better understand yourself, find new perspectives, and learn useful skills for chan...

This is Lianne  Galella's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, currently holding a state license in the state of Connecticut working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. My specialties include addiction, child, trauma, anxiety, depression, and family conflict. I have over 10 years of experience working with children and families by supporting and advocating for families with children who have diagnosis such as, ADHD, Autism, Post-Traumatic Stress disorder, Attachment disorder, etc. Additionally, I have experience in working with first time parents and navigating the challe...

This is Danielle Buchanan's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Connecticut with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of 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!

What Can Therapists In Connecticut Help You With?

A therapist in Connecticut can practice anything from marriage and family therapy to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 1384497 people are living in Connecticut, and because an estimated one out of four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor. Searching for 'therapist Connecticut' will help you find mental health professionals that can support you through personal growth, anxiety disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, and other mental health services. The mental health field includes psychiatric medication management, online therapy, marriage counseling, couples therapy, clinical social workers, licensed counselors, and other mental health providers through online therapy sessions and in-person ones. Seeing a licensed therapist in therapy sessions can help you navigate mental health conditions and life circumstances through mindfulness techniques and other specialized training they've received in clinical settings.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of Connecticut Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live near the city or a specific county in Connecticut, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs through online therapy.

Therapists in Connecticut can help you work through a challenging situation, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment issues, end of life issues, or even serve as a family therapist to improve relationships and relationship problems. Finding a therapist that takes new clients in online therapy is the first step in finding the right therapist and treatment plan for you. Your therapist should provide a safe space for you to focus on self care and well being as a mental health professional. 

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in Connecticut who are ready to help you get happy!

Some commonly asked questions can be found below:

How much does a therapist cost?

Mental health professionals differ in therapy costs, and it can vary based on the module, whether it's in person therapy or online therapy. Additionally, new clients might meet a different price mark, and couples therapy can be more expensive than seeing an individual therapist. However, many therapists will be upfront about their pricing and whether or not they take health insurance from the get-go. Be sure to look up 'therapists in Connecticut' to get a better understanding of which mental health providers take health insurance in network, which therapeutic process is the best fit, and how many therapists are in person or online.

How do I know I should get a therapist?

Mental health services and mental health providers can help you navigate anything you're going through, big or small. Mental health issues don't always present as a huge crisis- many therapists provide talk therapy and online therapy for life transitions, new skills, relationship problems, or even serving as a life coach through a therapeutic relationship. Online therapy sessions in Connecticut allow new clients seeking therapy to experience a private practice counseling services without being in person, and this talk therapy integrative approach can help you navigate any mental health conditions you might be experiencing, as well as developing new skills through working with a therapist. Dialectical behavior therapy is a great choice for older adults looking to use therapy to navigate life transitions or other big changes.

Is therapy covered by insurance?

Different counseling services (depending on private practice) can vary in cost and whether or not they take insurance. 

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