Gazing out at the sun as it hits the lake used to fill you with happiness, but depression has changed you. When depression starts to impact your life, it changes the way that you feel about things that you love. It can make a world that used to look brilliant seem dull and gray. You do not have to accept this and continue to deal with feeling depressed all by yourself, though.

Contacting online counselors from Litchfield will allow you to get the help that you need. These online counselors can discuss methods to help you cope with depression and other mental health conditions that are harming your life. They know what you are going through and will work hard to ensure that you are able to walk the path of healing. If you reach out to these Litchfield-area counselors today, then you will be able to start appreciating the beauty that surrounds you once more.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC, NCC
Therapy 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Connecticut and have over 13 years experience. I earned my Master of Science in Counseling and Development from Long Island University and have worked in various agencies focusing on a person-centered approach to helping others. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use issues, parental/relationship concerns as well as career challenges. I believe in positive thinking and will encourage you every step of the way. I treat everyone with respect and compassion ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of CT with over 17 years of experience in social work. I have worked in a wide array of settings including therapeutic mentoring, child welfare, hospital/organ transplant and chronic illness/healthcare. My skills are eclectic as no two people are alike and their stories vary greatly. I have a lot of experience with anxiety/depression, end of life, caregiver issues, life changes and the different challenges that come with each stage of life. My counseling style is flexible and client centered. I enjoy solution ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 14 years of clinical experience. I specialize in young adults, couples, individuals, and families. I studied at Fairfield University in Fairfield, CT where I received my Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy. My primary therapy method is solution-focused where I work with clients and discuss the presenting problems and issues and collaboratively determine what the ideal solution will be through the use of questions and exploration. I believe in creating an environment for all clients that is welcome, comfortab...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Connecticut with over 20 years of experience working with families, young adults and with those who have been involved with the foster care system as a child or foster parent. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, mood disorders, attachment issues, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone wit...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Amanda, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Connecticut with over seven years of direct clinical experience with children, adolescents, young adults and families. I have worked in both the in-home setting and outpatient setting, with clients that identify with a wide range of mental health and behavioral challenges including, trauma, depression, anxiety, family issues, parenting issues, communication issues, self-esteem, and LGBTQIA+ issues. I provide trauma informed care to individuals and families, with compassion and und...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC, LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

Hi there! My name is Jill Markowitz and I have been practicing for the last 5 years as a LMHC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor). I have experience working with various populations - the LGBTQ+ community as well as with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief and a difficult time with life transitions. My role as your therapist is twofold; a) to listen to your concerns and provide you with a safe space to speak about your thoughts and feelings without feeling judged and b) provide you with new tools for your toolbox that you can carry with you ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMSW, LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, I am glad you are here! I am a private therapist and I am accepting new clients currently. Due to COVID 19, I am offering Telehealth sessions remotely. I am an LCSW and have been working as a professional Social Worker for the past twenty plus years and as a private therapist for the last five years. I have experience working with individuals, families, couples, and adolescents who are dealing with all types of stressful situations and issues. I can help decrease symptoms of depression and anxiety by working collaboratively with clients to improve quali...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW. LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 29

I am a person-centered therapist licensed in CT with over 25 years of experience working as mind/body holistic clinical social worker. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and trauma. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating all people with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cogn...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

As an LPC and owner of Ebullard Counseling, I am passionate about helping individuals and families in need. I specialize in using a strengths-based approach to help support my clients with anxiety, anger, life transitions, behavior management, and relationship dynamics. I am committed to supporting each client as an individual, and helping them find the psychological tools to cope with these issues. Through guidance and understanding, I strive to empower my clients to navigate their circumstances with confidence and courage. My goal is for each person who comes th...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I have been licensed in the State of Connecticut as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) for approximately five (5) years. I pride myself in being attentive to the needs of others struggling with depression, anxiety, and other life challenges that may be of concern. My goal is to build a trusting and authentic connection with anyone needing my help. We all deserve to be treated with dignity; I offer encouragement, empathy, and genuineness in a non-judgmental space. If you are feeling weighed down, or in need of support adjusting to life challenges, then...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Life can be hard at times. Just know you’re on the right path of healing and I can assist! My name is Daphne Elliott, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in several states with over 4 years of experience working as a therapist. I’ve worked with adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, burnout and life transitions. My dedication to the mental health field stems from my personal experiences, and seeing family and friends struggle with mental health and lifes challenges. The one thing I learned is that we ARE NOT our struggles, we ARE NOT out d...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA ,LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Marriage and Family Therapist licensed in the state of Connecticut. I have experience working with children, teens, young adults, and adults. I believe that mental and emotional wellness are such vital elements of our lives, and I highly honor this work. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, family conflicts, life transitions, couples therapy, and self-love/health work. I believe that each client has the power within them to overcome the struggles in their lives, and I am here to partner with them in seeing them become the best version of themselves...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Connecticut with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Connecticut with 19 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 40

I am licensed in Connecticut with 40 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, coping with grief and loss, & depression. 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!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am licensed in Connecticut with 25 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, as well as relationship issues, I am a trained trauma therapist and and have many years working with domestic violence and sexual abuse survivors, I have may years assisting clients coping with grief and loss. 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 gett...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 30

I am licensed in Connecticut with 30 years of professional work experience as both a school counselor and a private therapist. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, parenting issues, & coping with life changes. I also have experience with young people , especially adolescents. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will adapt our sessions and work with you to create a treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and satisfying life takes coura...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in New York with 7 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 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 seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Litchfield, Connecticut (Litchfield, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Connecticut with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, family conflicts, parenting issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. 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. I look forward to supporting you...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Litchfield?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Litchfield area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Litchfield and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Litchfield or elsewhere in Litchfield or the state of Connecticut.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Litchfield therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Litchfield due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Connecticut may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Litchfield and elsewhere throughout the state of Connecticut you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Litchfield to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Litchfield, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Litchfield, CT, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 06759 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Litchfield:

06759

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.