For many people, the stress of labor industries can be hard on your psyche, and it can be quite troublesome to actively keep yourself together. Fortunately, a counselor in Waterbury can help you manage your stress, and make your life better so you can focus on creation. 

Waterbury is known as “brass city” because of how much brassware they manufacture. 

They’re also known as a town that manufactures clocks as well. It’s the fifth largest city in Connecticut, and with the help of a counselor, you can create what you like, without the stress of life bringing you down. 

This is Kelly  Brown 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW, LADC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Eating disorders, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a licensed clinical social worker, licensed drug and alcohol counselor, and small business owner. I have been working in the behavioral health field since 2009, and I specialize in the treatment of substance use and addictive disorders, depression and anxiety, as well as eating disorders with a particular aptitude for working with individuals who suffer from binge eating disorder. I consider myself an eclectic treatment provider, well versed in cognitive behavioral (CBT), dialectical behavioral (DBT), Inner Child, Seeking Safety, Motivational Interviewing, a...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): EdD,LCSW,LPC, LADC
Therapy Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

My name is Christopher Hale, I am a Professional Counselor (LPC), Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LADC) licensed in the state of Connecticut. I earned a Doctoral Degree in Education (EdD), Master of Social Work (MSW), and a Master of Arts in Psychology (MA).I have been providing psychotherapy and counseling services for more than ten years. I have worked with adults, children, couples and families with issues from depression, anxiety, substance abuse, trauma, work issues, parenting, relational difficulties, anger management and i...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LADC,MA
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management
Years of Experience: 33

I am licensed in CT as a Professional Counselor and Alcohol and Drug Counselor for over 30 years. I have been a Betterhelp therapist part time basis for the past two years. I have experience in counseling in a variety of settings, hospitals, community non-profits, family services and the state. I have been a clinical supervisor and program director with expertise in implementing evidence-based practices in substance use disorders, mental health and couples therapy. I have worked with families related to trauma, substance use and recovery. Much of counseling e...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in the state of Connecticut with 5 years of experience working as a therapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, substance use 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 with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines dialectical behavior...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy 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 Tina LaPorta's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT,LPC,LCDC
Therapy 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 Natalie Conley's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Connecticut with 7 years of experience working in the field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional 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. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, human...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Connecticut with over 16 years of experience working in human services and social work. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, grief & loss, substance use, career challenges, intimate partner violence, community justice, LGBTQIA+, and trauma. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion and believe everyone deserves support. My approach combines cognitive behavioral, dial...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Connecticut and I have been working in the field of addiction and mental health treatment since 2008. I am also a certified nutrition coach which allows me to combine my clinical experience with my passion for health and wellness. I want to help others navigate through the chaos of life by teaching them how to prioritize their own mental health and physical well-being so they can feel their best and most productive. My practice focuses on building a healthy foundation of “self”, using a strength ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): Ph.D.
Therapy 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...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LPC,LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor with a LPC in Connecticut with three years of experience (one year+ licensed) treating substance use disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, interpersonal issues, bipolar disorders, and some personality disorders. I am also now licensed in Maine as an LCPC as of 12/13/21. My therapy style is mindful and person-centered. I want therapy to feel as if it is a genuine conversation. I believe in treating people with respect and having compassion/empathy. Although my approach is typically person-centered, I also use mindfulness...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 22

I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Connecticut with over 20 yrs. experience in areas that include trauma, anxiety, parenting challenges, ADHD, autism, racism, varying levels of depression, grief and loss and emotional/psychological impacts of the pandemic. Specifically, some of my work experiences have been in an outpatient clinic, working with homeless, all school aged children, coordinating a trauma first responders' team, adults and family situations that including grief and loss related challenges. I interact naturally with a friendl...

This is Miriam Charles-Flores's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 40

I am a License Clinical Social Worker with 40 years experience and have worked in out-patient and in-patient hospitals, schools and in Private Practice. My clinical experiences afforded me the opportunity to gain expertise with issues relating to Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Complex Trauma, Mood Disorders, Intimacy-Relationship Issues, and Family Conflicts. I obtained an MSW degree from Smith College which included extensive training in the area of Psycho-Dynamic Theory, and other Clinical Orientations. Presently I offer a holistic approach integrating ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed in Connecticut with 6 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with coping with life changes. 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 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 - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience providing therapy to individuals, families and couples. I am currently licensed in Connecticut and Hawaii. I've practiced in outpatient clinics, partial hospitalization programs, inpatient facilities and programs serving victims of intimate partner violence and sexual assault. I provided individual and family therapy to patients and clinical supervision to a team of LCSW therapists in a residential treatment program for adolescents and children with extensive histories of trauma, substance...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Connecticut with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & 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. 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 - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 32

I am licensed in Connecticut with 32 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, 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. 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 - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 22

I am a Connecticut licensed therapist with over 25 years of professional work experience. I’m qualified in helping clients with stress & anxiety, depression, family & personal conflicts, parenting issues, life transitions as well as distinctly Christian counseling. As a marriage & family therapist, I am experienced in working with individuals, couples and families. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, & compassion. I will tailor our dialog & your therapy goals to meet your unique & specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

I am licensed in Connecticut with 15 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. 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 - Waterbury, Connecticut (Waterbury, CT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Connecticut with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with relationship issues, coping with grief and loss, & parenting issues. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. 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.

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

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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury or elsewhere in New Haven 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury 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 Waterbury, 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 Waterbury, 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 06720 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 Waterbury:

06701, 06702, 06703, 06704, 06705, 06706, 06708, 06710, 06720, 06721, 06722, 06723, 06724, 06725, 06726, 06749

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.