Kathleen Cairns

Psychologist, PsyD

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Kathleen Cairns

Psychologist, PsyD


Location

Offers online therapy

Life Goes On Psychotherapy Center
720 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 236-5555

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Announcement icon For all of our safety, I am available for telephone sessions only until this corona virus is contained. FaceTime or Google Duo or telephone.
Kathleen Cairns, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist, hypnotherapist, and author of "The Psychotherapy Workbook","The Bald & The Beautiful: Surviving Breast Cancer, self-hypnosis audio tape "Breathe... As If Your Life Depended On It.," and lithographic greeting cards "Kathleen's Condolences." Her weekly column LIFE GOES ON can be read in her website. She is also frequently interviewed for the internet, magazines, and books regarding today’s social issues. Kathleen works with anxiety, depression,bipolar, addictions, sexual abuse, relationship issues, stress, grief, death, adolescents, and couples.
Kathleen combines psychodynamic and CognitiveBehavioralTherapy described in her book, "The Psychotherapy Workbook." In private practice for 10 years in Beverly Hills, CA, she now practices in West Hartford, CT for the past 20 years. She is also available for home visits for emergencies or disabilities.
Dr. Cairns believes healing happens in the relationship between patient and therapist. Her work has focused on the teaching and development of communication and intimacy skills in relationships. Areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, bipolar, addiction,sexual abuse, agoraphobia, stress management, the mindbody connection, and death and dying.
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $170 - $150
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: Connecticut / 002301
  • School: Ryokan College, Connecticut College
  • Year Graduated: 1992

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: California / #14125
  • Certificate Date: 2002

Location

Life Goes On Psychotherapy Center
720 Farmington Ave
West Hartford, CT 06119
(860) 236-5555
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Home visits available.
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian and Hispanic and Latino
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
Communities
  • Aviation Professionals
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Transpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 22 Sep 2021
Kathleen Cairns, PsyD, Psychologist in West Hartford

Kathleen Cairns

Psychologist, PsyD