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 Michelle Pellin's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
MS, MA, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! My name is Michelle Pellin, and I am licensed as a professional counselor in the state of Connecticut and Florida. I currently hold two Masters: one in eBhavioral Medicine and Health Psychology, and the other in Human Services and Counseling. Previously, I was a licensed therapeutic foster parent for almost 20 years, working mainly with mentally and emotionally disabled teens, and adopted two of them. I also worked as a case manager for 7 years fighting for the rights of my acquired brain injury, physically challenged, and elder clients. I have worke...

This is Laura Manderino's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
MA, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

Greetings! You have taken the first step to better your health. Congratulations! It takes a great amount of courage to ask for help, and it would be my pleasure to assist you to find peace, well being, and a greater understanding of your needs and goals. I believe in empowering individuals to make changes in their life and use their strengths to become the best version of themselves. I want to help you to achieve the vision of yourself that you hold in your mind. You are that person that you envision! I am a licensed professional counselor in Connecticu...

This is Kelley Machado's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression

Hello, my name is Kelley Machado, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Connecticut. You may wonder what does Licensed Clinical Social Worker mean, what does that allow me to do? As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I have the unique opportunity to help people work through various points in their lives. In the years I have been a social worker I have worked with various populations of people from many socioeconomic, cultural, and racial backgrounds as well as people with various presenting concerns. I began my career working in the mental health system, th...

This is Krystal Moon's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello! I have had the pleasure of working with people of all ages who have struggled with various life stressors. Whether it's experiencing a traumatic event, anxiety, depression, adjustment difficulties, grief, relationship issues, or family conflict, I would like to help you find a way through. My approach is interactive & collaborative with you. I believe that the best therapeutic relationship is one that is built upon mutual respect, honesty, and a common desire to help you reach your goals. My approach is based upon the belief that our strengths are the foun...

This is Kate Nichols's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 19

Hello and Welcome! I'm excited to be able to offer an alternate form of therapy than the traditional in office and I'm sure you are wondering if this is for you? A little bit about me: I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 19 years experience. I started my social work career right out of college where I immediately fell in love with my work and the ability to help. I hold a Bachelors in Psychology, a Masters in Social Work with a specialty in individual counseling and am an LCSW in Connecticut. My experience ranges from helping people with var...

This is Janet Newsham's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LPC-MHSP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

One of my beloved aspects of being a therapist is having conversations about life helping my clients to grow into their full potential. I create a safe environment for clients to share intimate moments of their life they have never disclosed prior. My approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Psycho-education, Existentialism, and Motivational Interviewing. My range of experience includes phase of life issues, parenting, trauma, anxiety, depression, addictions work, mood disorders, career issues, life coaching aspects, infertility i...

This is Rachel Bibee's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Congratulations on committing to improve your life! Whether you are struggling with managing your emotions, navigating life transitions, communicating with others, making better choices, thinking more positively, or you have desire to improve the effectiveness of your parenting or relationships, I am available to support you without judgement or biases. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been working with families to improve functioning of individuals and family units. I will encourage you to identify your own goals and empower you to make changes. I...

This is Estela Lopez-de Lara's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
MA,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I help depressive and anxious clients feel a sense of agency over their moods and life story. You are working on your mental health, because you want something to improve and you are trying to resolve a dilemma. Putting effort into improving your mental health means you feel motivated to make a change. My goal is to help you to resolve the pain point and create new and healthier chapters in your life story. Pain points can be relationship stress, communication issues, work stress, grief, eco-anxiety (stress or despair about environmental problems), and even decisi...

This is Stacey Martwinski-Nardozzi's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, ADHD
Years of Experience: 11

Hi. My name is Stacey and I am an LCSW who has a vast clinical background and have been practicing for over 11 years. I earned my Masters in Social Work degree from Fordham University and continue my learning yearly as I enjoy having the most current information on social emotional challenges and strategies for managing anxiety, daily stressors, grief/loss, body images/eating disorders, LGBTQ topics, family/relationship concerns, parenting challenges, social media pressures and a variety of mental illness diagnosis. My approach to therapy is simple: client cent...

This is Paul Dearman's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
MSEd,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licenced professional counselor in Virginia and Connecticut, currently residing in New York. With over 8 years of experience working as a counselor and life coach, I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance concerns, family/relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and more specific diagnoses like autism-spectrum disorders and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced trauma or abuse. My counseling style is laid back and tailored to the person I'm working with. I believe ...

This is Laura  Espinal 's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. It's not easy to reach out for support and I recognize you have many options for providers. I earned my Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University in 2013. I chose Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) because it seemed natural to me that how we feel, think, and act effect our relationships and those closest to us. As a Connecticut Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am trained to view the individual through the relationship lens. Ultimately, I believe our relationships impact ou...

This is Ashley Bolella's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi, my name is Ashley and I am a Licensed Clinical Social worker with over ten years experience in the field. I have worked for many years specializing in anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, parenting difficulties, self-esteem, and trauma related disorders. My role is to help guide you through your current life challenges. We will work to build a therapeutic relationship that will allow me to offer insight and tools to bring healing and balance back into your life. I am especially skilled at helping clients feel comfortable, safe, and prepared to addr...

This is Jennifer Simmons's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 9

Hello! My Name is Jennifer Simmons. I am an LPC licensed in the state of Connecticut. I have an MS in counseling and I have 9 years of counseling experience. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, postpartum depression/anxiety, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, social behavior, career, and crisis counseling. My goal as a counselor is always to provide a safe, supportive, and encouraging environment. I see my role as a counselor as someone who meets my clients where they are and he...

This is Emma Rubin's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LPC,NCC,BCN
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and I have been in the counseling field since 2015. I am also a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) through the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). Additionally, I am Board-Certified in Neurofeedback (BCN) through the Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA). I have seen first hand the electrical patterns generated in the brain that are associated with anxiety, depression, and trauma. I have also witnessed the extraordinary changes that our brains are capable of making through holistic...

This is Dr. VALERIE QUARLES's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
PhD,MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 30

My name is Dr. Valerie Quarles. I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and hold licensures in three states; Connecticut, Georgia and South Carolina. I received my bachelor’s degree in Human Services from Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts and Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW), with a Clinical Specialization in Children/Families, from Fordham University in Manhattan, New York. In 2012, I received my Doctorate of Philosophy in Human Services with Specialization Social and Community Services from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN. I a...

This is christina chykirda's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
MA,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

Hello there! My name is Christina and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in CT. I have been in the mental health field for 6 years and in the customer service field for over 15 years. I have a vast range of experience in different settings with all different types of clients. My experience includes working in: inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient. I have worked with many different types of issues/and disorders such as: depression; anxiety (obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, social anxie...

This is Irena Taylor's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 13

I am a family and marriage counselor licensed in Connecticut with over 10 years of experience working as a psychotherapist with a multitude of populations. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, PTSD, self esteem, and communication issues . I also helped many people who have experienced various forms of trauma or abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. I have experie...

This is Sarah Trepp's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! My name is Sarah and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Connecticut. I graduated from Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service with a Masters of Social Work. Since then I have worked in inpatient settings with adolescent, young adult, adult, and older adult populations. I have experience in individual and group work, as well as multiple interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, Seeking Safety, and Mindfulness practices. I can assist you in learni...

This is Rashanee Green-Younger's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 17

Rashanee Green-Younger, MSW, LCSW, has been working in social services for over fifteen years. She has experience working with various populations including, but not limited to; adults, children, familial units, individuals involved in the criminal justice system and those experiencing severe mental and emotional distress. Rashanee received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology, with a concentration in Human Development and Family Studies, from the University of Connecticut. She also holds a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Connecticut Scho...

This is Devon White's avatar and link to their profile
Connecticut
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

Welcome and congratulations on taking the first step toward making a change. My name is Devon and I am a licensed clinical social worker in Connecticut. I believe that the most important component of successful counseling is having a trusting relationship. I provide an open judgement free space where you can share the challenges you are facing. Together we will work to set goals that meet your needs and work to develop the skills to reach those goals. I have been trained in several therapeutic methods including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectica...

What Can Therapists In Connecticut Help You With?

A therapist in Connecticut can practice anything from marriage and family counseling 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 in 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.

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 in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

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