Shelly Santos Marshall
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
"The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection." I have been the field for over twenty years; most of my time was spent in the Child Welfare system, working within families with complex issues, such as multi-generational poverty, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, mental health, foster care and adoption. My clientele ranged from infants to the elderly. I have a unique perspective on family dynamics and the changes that lead to a more equilibrium state.
(401) 200-3359
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"The real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength from distress, and grows brave by reflection." I have been the field for over twenty years; most of my time was spent in the Child Welfare system, working within families with complex issues, such as multi-generational poverty, abuse and neglect, substance abuse, mental health, foster care and adoption. My clientele ranged from infants to the elderly. I have a unique perspective on family dynamics and the changes that lead to a more equilibrium state.
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Danielle Gallagher
Counselor, MEd, LMHC Verified
I am an adoption competent therapist.
Congratulations on taking the first step in your journey of social and emotional health and wellness. I serve children, adolescents, adults and families who are in need of support. Our work together can be focused on strengthening relationships, resolving conflict, life transitions, parenting and adoption. My clients want to achieve social and emotional growth, health and happiness.
(401) 205-0161
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I am an adoption competent therapist.
Congratulations on taking the first step in your journey of social and emotional health and wellness. I serve children, adolescents, adults and families who are in need of support. Our work together can be focused on strengthening relationships, resolving conflict, life transitions, parenting and adoption. My clients want to achieve social and emotional growth, health and happiness.
Robert A Walker
Counselor, PhD, LMHC Verified
Offers online therapy
We offer specific expertise in the following areas: Couples issues, Parenting issues (including Foster-parenting, Step-parenting, and Adoption), Addiction, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD),Chronic Pain, Anxiety Disorders, and Depressive Disorders, and Anger Management.
Robert A. Walker & Associates, Counseling and Consulting Center Inc, operated by Robert A. Walker offers individual, and family therapy as well as marriage counseling. We employ both male and female therapists, each offering their own unique perspective and expertise. We strongly believe that the success of therapy depends on the unique relationship developed between client and therapist. We work to ensure that our clients feel comfortable, supported, and understood.
(401) 383-2200
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Offers online therapy
We offer specific expertise in the following areas: Couples issues, Parenting issues (including Foster-parenting, Step-parenting, and Adoption), Addiction, Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD), Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD),Chronic Pain, Anxiety Disorders, and Depressive Disorders, and Anger Management.
Robert A. Walker & Associates, Counseling and Consulting Center Inc, operated by Robert A. Walker offers individual, and family therapy as well as marriage counseling. We employ both male and female therapists, each offering their own unique perspective and expertise. We strongly believe that the success of therapy depends on the unique relationship developed between client and therapist. We work to ensure that our clients feel comfortable, supported, and understood.
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Deb Deragon
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MPA, MSW Verified
Offers online therapy
Specialties include adoption and foster care concerns, parenting, anxiety, self-esteem, communication and coping with change and stress.
NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. Have you hit a roadblock, feel stuck or overwhelmed? You can overcome this challenge and I can help! I focus on individualized and collaborative treatment with children, teens, adults, and families. We can work together to build on your strengths and develop new skills to manage stress, anxiety, depression, have better communication and overall wellness.
(401) 307-5482
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Offers online therapy
Specialties include adoption and foster care concerns, parenting, anxiety, self-esteem, communication and coping with change and stress.
NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS. Have you hit a roadblock, feel stuck or overwhelmed? You can overcome this challenge and I can help! I focus on individualized and collaborative treatment with children, teens, adults, and families. We can work together to build on your strengths and develop new skills to manage stress, anxiety, depression, have better communication and overall wellness.
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She is trained in TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), and Foster Care and Adoption Clinical Issues.
At heART & Soul Healing Art Studio, we believe in helping individuals work toward their goals to increase happiness and feelings of wholeness and decrease undesirable feelings, thoughts and behaviors. We understand how difficult this journey may be. We take a holistic approach to assist people in their journey toward healing. In our Art Therapy based studio, individuals of all ability levels will engage in Art Therapy with their clinician to work toward optimal health and healing and growth.
(401) 320-4215
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She is trained in TF-CBT (trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy), EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), and Foster Care and Adoption Clinical Issues.
At heART & Soul Healing Art Studio, we believe in helping individuals work toward their goals to increase happiness and feelings of wholeness and decrease undesirable feelings, thoughts and behaviors. We understand how difficult this journey may be. We take a holistic approach to assist people in their journey toward healing. In our Art Therapy based studio, individuals of all ability levels will engage in Art Therapy with their clinician to work toward optimal health and healing and growth.
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Water's Edge Therapy, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Offers online therapy
I am an integrative therapist with over 20 years of diverse experience and am passionate about what I do! My specialties are working with Women's issues, Anxiety/Depression, ADHD, adolescents, couples work, trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorders, foster care/adoption, as well as self-exploration. We all go through struggles on our journey, and reaching out for unbiased and non-judgmental support can be extremely beneficial and takes great inner strength. I utilize a whole person eclectic approach, incorporating elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, and an interactive relaxed style.
(401) 329-9384
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Offers online therapy
I am an integrative therapist with over 20 years of diverse experience and am passionate about what I do! My specialties are working with Women's issues, Anxiety/Depression, ADHD, adolescents, couples work, trauma, Autism Spectrum Disorders, foster care/adoption, as well as self-exploration. We all go through struggles on our journey, and reaching out for unbiased and non-judgmental support can be extremely beneficial and takes great inner strength. I utilize a whole person eclectic approach, incorporating elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Mindfulness, and an interactive relaxed style.
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Communities for People Counseling and Wellness
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
We have experience in providing treatment for anxiety, adjustment, depression, relationship stressors, adoption, foster care, trauma (including abuse and neglect), behavior problems, peer relationships, and school issues.
Communities for People Counseling and Wellness offers individual, couples, family, and group therapy for the child, adolescent, young adult, and adult populations. It includes creative alternatives to traditional talk therapy.
(401) 519-4390
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We have experience in providing treatment for anxiety, adjustment, depression, relationship stressors, adoption, foster care, trauma (including abuse and neglect), behavior problems, peer relationships, and school issues.
Communities for People Counseling and Wellness offers individual, couples, family, and group therapy for the child, adolescent, young adult, and adult populations. It includes creative alternatives to traditional talk therapy.
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Erica Ortell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
I specialize in treating pre-teens, teens, adults, and families. I have over 20 years experience treating clients struggling with behavioral disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, stress and anger management, poor self-esteem and codependency, life transition issues, complicated grief reactions, childhood trauma, divorce and family adjustments related to remarriage, adoption, trauma and loss.
(401) 415-6010
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I specialize in treating pre-teens, teens, adults, and families. I have over 20 years experience treating clients struggling with behavioral disorders, depression, bipolar disorders, social anxiety, generalized anxiety, stress and anger management, poor self-esteem and codependency, life transition issues, complicated grief reactions, childhood trauma, divorce and family adjustments related to remarriage, adoption, trauma and loss.
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Dale R Belluscio
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Offers online therapy
I have worked in the adoption-foster care system with the children and families.
I have many years experience working with a wide age range from 3 to 90 yrs old. I believe in helping my clients find a sense of empowerment within. i believe everyone can be supported and helped in working with their mental illness and emotional issues. I create a warm, comfortable and safe environment for all of my clients. I offer day, evening and Saturday appointments, therefore there is usually not a wait list. I have worked with non profit agencies, the federal probation program, and in a group practice. I have worked with clients experiencing depression, ADHD, PTSD, trauma and many other diagnoses.
(401) 305-2128
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Offers online therapy
I have worked in the adoption-foster care system with the children and families.
I have many years experience working with a wide age range from 3 to 90 yrs old. I believe in helping my clients find a sense of empowerment within. i believe everyone can be supported and helped in working with their mental illness and emotional issues. I create a warm, comfortable and safe environment for all of my clients. I offer day, evening and Saturday appointments, therefore there is usually not a wait list. I have worked with non profit agencies, the federal probation program, and in a group practice. I have worked with clients experiencing depression, ADHD, PTSD, trauma and many other diagnoses.
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RISE Counseling & Wellness, Ashley Moniz LMHC
Counselor, MS, LMHC Verified
Offers online therapy
**NOT Accepting New Clients temporarily.** I truly believe that everyone could benefit from therapy. We focus on our health in so many ways, it is important to focus on our Mental Health too! I am specifically passionate about my work with women, empowering them through various phases of life and assisting with symptoms of anxiety and depression. Because of my work in child-welfare and adoption, I also specialize in trauma-related struggles in adults & children, as well as behavior management and positive parenting.
(401) 537-1233
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Offers online therapy
**NOT Accepting New Clients temporarily.** I truly believe that everyone could benefit from therapy. We focus on our health in so many ways, it is important to focus on our Mental Health too! I am specifically passionate about my work with women, empowering them through various phases of life and assisting with symptoms of anxiety and depression. Because of my work in child-welfare and adoption, I also specialize in trauma-related struggles in adults & children, as well as behavior management and positive parenting.
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Mi Ok Bruining, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, TTS, SAP Verified
Offers online therapy
I would be honored to walk down the path on the journey to discovery and self-fulfillment. When a person identifies one's strengths, then develops insight and awareness, learns better communication skills, stronger coping mechanisms, and reaching goals. I believe that developing healthier relationships with oneself and others, understanding oneself and others results in better partnerships, more functional family dynamics, and improved parenting success. Empowerment starts from within the mind/body/spirit. I am walking along the path with each person, providing empathy, validation, compassion, kindness, respect, and humor.
(401) 208-2702
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Offers online therapy
I would be honored to walk down the path on the journey to discovery and self-fulfillment. When a person identifies one's strengths, then develops insight and awareness, learns better communication skills, stronger coping mechanisms, and reaching goals. I believe that developing healthier relationships with oneself and others, understanding oneself and others results in better partnerships, more functional family dynamics, and improved parenting success. Empowerment starts from within the mind/body/spirit. I am walking along the path with each person, providing empathy, validation, compassion, kindness, respect, and humor.
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Balanced Life Counseling
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Offers online therapy
*Teletherapy Only* *Currently accepting new patients*I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor. I have experience working with individuals with diverse backgrounds with a variety of presenting concerns. I have worked for over 7 years in psychiatric hospital settings working with individuals with severe and persistent mental health diagnoses, as well as criminal charges. I also have extensive experience as an outpatient clinician, through which, I have developed expertise in addressing stress & anxiety, low self-esteem, foster care related issues, and substance abuse.
(401) 205-8975
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Offers online therapy
*Teletherapy Only* *Currently accepting new patients*I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor. I have experience working with individuals with diverse backgrounds with a variety of presenting concerns. I have worked for over 7 years in psychiatric hospital settings working with individuals with severe and persistent mental health diagnoses, as well as criminal charges. I also have extensive experience as an outpatient clinician, through which, I have developed expertise in addressing stress & anxiety, low self-esteem, foster care related issues, and substance abuse.
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Deborah I Saboya
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Offers online therapy
Client focused and humanistic practice committed to development, personal growth, and self determination in a rapidly evolving world.
(401) 324-0080
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Offers online therapy
Client focused and humanistic practice committed to development, personal growth, and self determination in a rapidly evolving world.
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Paula DiPaola
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Offers online therapy
Paula DiPaola is passionate about helping children, teens and families. As we all know, the early years are a critical stage of development. Introducing skills to help with self expression, communication and problem solving at an early age can have life-long rewards. Paula has almost a decade of experience working with children, teens and families who have experienced trauma, family problems, school problems, sadness, anger, stress and worry, low self-esteem, adjustment issues and grief, just to name a few. Life happens and there are times when we all could use some support.
(401) 208-2213
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Offers online therapy
Paula DiPaola is passionate about helping children, teens and families. As we all know, the early years are a critical stage of development. Introducing skills to help with self expression, communication and problem solving at an early age can have life-long rewards. Paula has almost a decade of experience working with children, teens and families who have experienced trauma, family problems, school problems, sadness, anger, stress and worry, low self-esteem, adjustment issues and grief, just to name a few. Life happens and there are times when we all could use some support.
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Kimberly DiOrio-Rooney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Offers online therapy
Kimberly DiOrio-Rooney is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, graduating from Rhode Island College with her MSW in 2014 and working with children, adolescents and families since then. I have experience working with a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use and family struggles. I am passionate about helping young people find their way when things just don’t seem right, or when life just becomes too much.
(401) 537-8216
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Kimberly DiOrio-Rooney is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, graduating from Rhode Island College with her MSW in 2014 and working with children, adolescents and families since then. I have experience working with a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, trauma, substance use and family struggles. I am passionate about helping young people find their way when things just don’t seem right, or when life just becomes too much.
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Jason Dollard
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Offers online therapy
*NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS.* *CURRENTLY PERFORMING REMOTE TELEHEALTH THERAPY VIA COMPUTER OR SMARTPHONE* The decision to begin therapy is a significant one, whether the help you need is substantial or you’re in need of a simple sounding board. Please reach out knowing that I am prepared to help in many various circumstances. My approach is generally collaborative and focused on helping my clients to find sustainable change, taking into account all of life's variables, influences, and impacts.
(401) 648-3950
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Offers online therapy
*NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS.* *CURRENTLY PERFORMING REMOTE TELEHEALTH THERAPY VIA COMPUTER OR SMARTPHONE* The decision to begin therapy is a significant one, whether the help you need is substantial or you’re in need of a simple sounding board. Please reach out knowing that I am prepared to help in many various circumstances. My approach is generally collaborative and focused on helping my clients to find sustainable change, taking into account all of life's variables, influences, and impacts.
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Heather Lee
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MPP Verified
I work with clients to help them feel calm, confident and resilient in the face of challenges. I want clients to know that their happiness and wellbeing are important and self care comes at the top of the 'to-do' list. I use a range of evidence based modalities. My clinical focus is on stress reduction, adjustment issues, relationship concerns, trauma, grief, and mood/anxiety disorders.
(401) 433-7247
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I work with clients to help them feel calm, confident and resilient in the face of challenges. I want clients to know that their happiness and wellbeing are important and self care comes at the top of the 'to-do' list. I use a range of evidence based modalities. My clinical focus is on stress reduction, adjustment issues, relationship concerns, trauma, grief, and mood/anxiety disorders.
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Empowering Road, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MSW Verified
Offers online therapy
Life can be difficult and the road at times may appear unclear. Perhaps you’ve hit unexpected bumps or turns in the road; found yourself at an impasse, an intersect or crossroads of sorts. Empowering Road can help navigate which road(s) to continue your journey on. We believe in honoring the differences which make our individual and collective experiences unique. Most importantly, we believe the healing journey can be an empowering one. That's why clinically crafted quality care that is culturally sensitive with an empowered strengths-based lens, is the heart and minimum standard of service our clients receive at Empowering Road.
(401) 213-8362
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Offers online therapy
Life can be difficult and the road at times may appear unclear. Perhaps you’ve hit unexpected bumps or turns in the road; found yourself at an impasse, an intersect or crossroads of sorts. Empowering Road can help navigate which road(s) to continue your journey on. We believe in honoring the differences which make our individual and collective experiences unique. Most importantly, we believe the healing journey can be an empowering one. That's why clinically crafted quality care that is culturally sensitive with an empowered strengths-based lens, is the heart and minimum standard of service our clients receive at Empowering Road.
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Kimberly Miller
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Mental Health Clinician (LMHC)m and hold a license in both MA, and RI. I enjoying working with children, teens, and adults. My passion lies with working with children who struggle to understand their emotional, and behavioral needs. I am also passionate about working with adults who struggle to meet these needs for their children, as well as themselves. I have over 10 years experience in the field. In that time I have worked in school systems, family homes, and private practice. I offer weekday, weekend, and evening teletherapy appointments through HIPPA-compliant video calls.
(401) 409-8487
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Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Mental Health Clinician (LMHC)m and hold a license in both MA, and RI. I enjoying working with children, teens, and adults. My passion lies with working with children who struggle to understand their emotional, and behavioral needs. I am also passionate about working with adults who struggle to meet these needs for their children, as well as themselves. I have over 10 years experience in the field. In that time I have worked in school systems, family homes, and private practice. I offer weekday, weekend, and evening teletherapy appointments through HIPPA-compliant video calls.
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Stephen S. Muggeo Psychotherapy, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Offers online therapy
I have been practicing Psychotherapy for over 20 years. I have extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families. The cornerstone of my practice is providing an empathic, non-judgemental atmosphere for individuals, couples and families to explore their fullest potential and achieve a balanced and fulfilling life.
(401) 525-8436
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I have been practicing Psychotherapy for over 20 years. I have extensive experience working with individuals, couples and families. The cornerstone of my practice is providing an empathic, non-judgemental atmosphere for individuals, couples and families to explore their fullest potential and achieve a balanced and fulfilling life.

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