Chelsea LaForce
MA, MHC, AT Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I work with children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of complex issues that affect the mind, body and spirit. I am fully committed to gaining insight and understanding into every client in order to treat the whole person, and assist you in finding your own avenues of self-care and, ultimately, healing. I received my dual-degree Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy from Lesley University, and wholly believe in the healing capacity of the arts and the inner potential of every client.
(401) 205-0293
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I work with children, adolescents and adults with a wide range of complex issues that affect the mind, body and spirit. I am fully committed to gaining insight and understanding into every client in order to treat the whole person, and assist you in finding your own avenues of self-care and, ultimately, healing. I received my dual-degree Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy from Lesley University, and wholly believe in the healing capacity of the arts and the inner potential of every client.
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Lori B Scheffler
Counselor, LMHC, LCDP, RPT Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Choosing a therapist for yourself or your child is a courageous step and the connection you have with your therapist is essential. I am an experienced psychotherapist providing therapy for children, adults and families. I utilize a strength based approach to empower you or your child to uncover personal strengths and skills to live a meaningful and fulfilling life. My clients come to me with a variety of concerns including depression, substance abuse and addiction, anxiety, parenting, relationship issues, grief and loss, or life transition. I work in a compassionate, collaborative and creative way.
(401) 388-4267
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Choosing a therapist for yourself or your child is a courageous step and the connection you have with your therapist is essential. I am an experienced psychotherapist providing therapy for children, adults and families. I utilize a strength based approach to empower you or your child to uncover personal strengths and skills to live a meaningful and fulfilling life. My clients come to me with a variety of concerns including depression, substance abuse and addiction, anxiety, parenting, relationship issues, grief and loss, or life transition. I work in a compassionate, collaborative and creative way.
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Alanna Sadoff
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
Do you have concerns regarding yourself or a family member? Has your child's school expressed concern regarding his or her behavior? Has there been a family separation, divorce, abuse history or other reason for you or your child to be feeling anxious or depressed? My goal as a therapist is to help a client address thought processes, feelings and behavior, understand inner conflicts, and find new ways to cope with, and alleviate distress. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have worked for many years in both school and community mental health settings utilizing various forms of therapy.
(401) 829-9956
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
Do you have concerns regarding yourself or a family member? Has your child's school expressed concern regarding his or her behavior? Has there been a family separation, divorce, abuse history or other reason for you or your child to be feeling anxious or depressed? My goal as a therapist is to help a client address thought processes, feelings and behavior, understand inner conflicts, and find new ways to cope with, and alleviate distress. I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and have worked for many years in both school and community mental health settings utilizing various forms of therapy.
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Amber L Massed
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Not accepting new clients
Are you/your child experiencing anxiety or depression, or just feeling overwhelmed with the stress of daily life? Is your child displaying disruptive behavior? Have you/your child experienced trauma? As a clinical social worker, my goal is to guide children, adults, and families along the path to improved functioning. I will work with you to make the changes you seek. I believe that the best ways to do this are through a supportive, therapeutic relationship and with an individualized treatment approach.
(401) 229-6106
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Not accepting new clients
Are you/your child experiencing anxiety or depression, or just feeling overwhelmed with the stress of daily life? Is your child displaying disruptive behavior? Have you/your child experienced trauma? As a clinical social worker, my goal is to guide children, adults, and families along the path to improved functioning. I will work with you to make the changes you seek. I believe that the best ways to do this are through a supportive, therapeutic relationship and with an individualized treatment approach.
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Marcia Tryon
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I can provide clinical consultation to schools needing assistance with addressing children's challenging behaviors in the classroom.
**NOT ACCEPTING NEW REFERRALS. AT MAX CAPACITY** "People do well if they can, not if they want to." Some things such as sadness, anxiety, difficulty getting along with others, or managing anger aren't choices. They are challenges. If you find that you aren't doing well in relationships or would like to learn to manage emotions, it's my job to help! My passion is helping people learn new skills to overcome daily challenges. My therapy can address mood, anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, and social skills. I will work with you to address your specific challenges.
(401) 264-6560
Verified
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I can provide clinical consultation to schools needing assistance with addressing children's challenging behaviors in the classroom.
**NOT ACCEPTING NEW REFERRALS. AT MAX CAPACITY** "People do well if they can, not if they want to." Some things such as sadness, anxiety, difficulty getting along with others, or managing anger aren't choices. They are challenges. If you find that you aren't doing well in relationships or would like to learn to manage emotions, it's my job to help! My passion is helping people learn new skills to overcome daily challenges. My therapy can address mood, anxiety, trauma, grief & loss, and social skills. I will work with you to address your specific challenges.
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Christopher Willis
Psychologist, PhD, NCSP Verified
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Childhood and adolescence are, by their very nature, times of growth and change. A broad range of stressors and challenges can get in the way of an individual's ability to successfully negotiate their personal pathway. It is my professional goal and personal commitment to assist children and adolescents (and their families) in identifying barriers to learning and successful social emotional functioning; and to provide effective interventions to help them overcome those barriers.
(401) 371-9542
Verified
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Childhood and adolescence are, by their very nature, times of growth and change. A broad range of stressors and challenges can get in the way of an individual's ability to successfully negotiate their personal pathway. It is my professional goal and personal commitment to assist children and adolescents (and their families) in identifying barriers to learning and successful social emotional functioning; and to provide effective interventions to help them overcome those barriers.
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Jessica Veroline
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Not accepting new clients
My background is in clinical social work providing counseling for children, adolescents and adults. I work with individuals and families who want to make positive changes in their lives and relationships. I provide a collaborative and compassionate space to explore and process present and past experiences. I believe individuals have strengths they can implement to problem solve solutions for what is happening in their lives.
(401) 307-5468
Verified
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Not accepting new clients
My background is in clinical social work providing counseling for children, adolescents and adults. I work with individuals and families who want to make positive changes in their lives and relationships. I provide a collaborative and compassionate space to explore and process present and past experiences. I believe individuals have strengths they can implement to problem solve solutions for what is happening in their lives.
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Holly Brown
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Hosts group in:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
I help to build a bright future for children and families. The Center for Learning and Psychological Services offers comprehensive psychological and learning based services to individuals birth to age 25. My specialty areas include;psychological and neuropsychological evaluations, behavioral services, diagnostic evaluations, and individual and group counseling, and play based therapy. I also coordinate all learning based services through our center for; tutoring, executive functioning coaching, and learning based support.
(720) 833-8849
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
I help to build a bright future for children and families. The Center for Learning and Psychological Services offers comprehensive psychological and learning based services to individuals birth to age 25. My specialty areas include;psychological and neuropsychological evaluations, behavioral services, diagnostic evaluations, and individual and group counseling, and play based therapy. I also coordinate all learning based services through our center for; tutoring, executive functioning coaching, and learning based support.
Nancy Ferreira
Counselor, MEd, CAGS, LMHC Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
Are you a parent who is challenged with a child who has emotional or behavioral problems? Or, are you an adult who is faced with anxiety, depression, past trauma or struggling with life's worries? I have 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. My history has included working with children who have severe emotional and behavioral problems in an intense outpatient program. I have also worked in an outpatient program providing treatment to adults, adolescents and children. I provide individual and family therapy in a clinical setting which is positive, safe and will motivate you to reach your goal.
(401) 622-4358
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
Are you a parent who is challenged with a child who has emotional or behavioral problems? Or, are you an adult who is faced with anxiety, depression, past trauma or struggling with life's worries? I have 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. My history has included working with children who have severe emotional and behavioral problems in an intense outpatient program. I have also worked in an outpatient program providing treatment to adults, adolescents and children. I provide individual and family therapy in a clinical setting which is positive, safe and will motivate you to reach your goal.
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RI Home Based Counseling
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MSW Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
My goal is to provide you with a safe, therapeutic space that is accepting and non-judgemental. Together we will work toward promoting your healing, growth, and wellness, to help you be your best self. I specialize in anxiety and trauma-informed therapy. I enjoy working with with children, adults, couples & families.
(401) 496-9126
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
My goal is to provide you with a safe, therapeutic space that is accepting and non-judgemental. Together we will work toward promoting your healing, growth, and wellness, to help you be your best self. I specialize in anxiety and trauma-informed therapy. I enjoy working with with children, adults, couples & families.
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Courtney McCall Plourde
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I'm a LMFT & I'm certified in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral therapy, an evidenced based treatment used to work with children & teens impacted by trauma.
Success, change, happiness, hope, kindness, balance - these, among other traits, are things that we strive for & work towards in life but at times feel like they are completely & totally out of reach. Sometimes there are roadblocks & barriers that make the future seem unobtainable and that there is nothing but darkness ahead. It's moments like these that define us. When we are at a crossroads and important choices need to be made - this is where I come in. I wish to offer support, guidance, and help with the hope and intention that together, change can happen, skills can be built and goals can be attained.
(401) 229-2923
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I'm a LMFT & I'm certified in Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral therapy, an evidenced based treatment used to work with children & teens impacted by trauma.
Success, change, happiness, hope, kindness, balance - these, among other traits, are things that we strive for & work towards in life but at times feel like they are completely & totally out of reach. Sometimes there are roadblocks & barriers that make the future seem unobtainable and that there is nothing but darkness ahead. It's moments like these that define us. When we are at a crossroads and important choices need to be made - this is where I come in. I wish to offer support, guidance, and help with the hope and intention that together, change can happen, skills can be built and goals can be attained.
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Psychological Wellness Center
Clinical Social Work/Therapist Verified
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
We work with: young children; teens; adults; and couples.
Therapy offers a safe port in the storm allowing you to take time for yourself ~ to strengthen your mind, body and spirit. Psychological Wellness Center provides a comfortable, nonjudgmental and confidential environment with caring, knowledgeable, and invested clinicians to help you on your journey. Our clinicians believe that most often, the client holds the wisdom to resolve their issue. Our skills help to illuminate their path, and assist in removing obstacles, so the solution becomes clearer to them. We LOVE our careers as helpers and our clients tell us that this is evidenced in our work with them!
(401) 622-0195
Verified
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
We work with: young children; teens; adults; and couples.
Therapy offers a safe port in the storm allowing you to take time for yourself ~ to strengthen your mind, body and spirit. Psychological Wellness Center provides a comfortable, nonjudgmental and confidential environment with caring, knowledgeable, and invested clinicians to help you on your journey. Our clinicians believe that most often, the client holds the wisdom to resolve their issue. Our skills help to illuminate their path, and assist in removing obstacles, so the solution becomes clearer to them. We LOVE our careers as helpers and our clients tell us that this is evidenced in our work with them!
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Nancy R Guertin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
I have 25+ years working in the field of mental health with children, adolescents, and adults. My wide range of experiences provides me with the knowledge and skills to help people through difficult times in their lives and guide them through the challenges, and sometimes, difficult transitions and adjustments. My job is to provide clients with new skills that empower them to look at their issues from a new perspective and empower them to engage in a change process.
(401) 396-5356
Verified
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
I have 25+ years working in the field of mental health with children, adolescents, and adults. My wide range of experiences provides me with the knowledge and skills to help people through difficult times in their lives and guide them through the challenges, and sometimes, difficult transitions and adjustments. My job is to provide clients with new skills that empower them to look at their issues from a new perspective and empower them to engage in a change process.
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Julia Gaw
Counselor, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed mental health counselor who has worked with children to adults with a variety of issues including anxiety, trauma, depression, relationship issues, self esteem, and overall feelings of being stuck.
Everyone has times in their lives where they are confused, conflicted, or struggling with something that requires help from others. Finding the right person to help can be overwhelming, but thankfully that is why I am here! I am a trained outside voice to help you begin the process of understanding what your roadblocks to success, happiness, and general well-being are. We will work together to give you the tools to start identifying and changing thinking patterns that no longer suit you or your needs. We will create a safe, non-judgmental space for you to find your voice to be able to share your thoughts and feelings.
(401) 271-4879
Verified
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed mental health counselor who has worked with children to adults with a variety of issues including anxiety, trauma, depression, relationship issues, self esteem, and overall feelings of being stuck.
Everyone has times in their lives where they are confused, conflicted, or struggling with something that requires help from others. Finding the right person to help can be overwhelming, but thankfully that is why I am here! I am a trained outside voice to help you begin the process of understanding what your roadblocks to success, happiness, and general well-being are. We will work together to give you the tools to start identifying and changing thinking patterns that no longer suit you or your needs. We will create a safe, non-judgmental space for you to find your voice to be able to share your thoughts and feelings.
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Kelly McKenney Golden
Counselor, MAT, MA, CAGS, LMHC Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I'm a licensed mental health counselor, LMHC, with over twelve years of experience working with a variety of populations. I work with individuals, couples, and families to help them overcome a range of psychological as well as behavioral and emotional concerns. Whether difficulties stem from a family issue, school issue or other situational factor, I can be a therapeutic resource.
(401) 526-2184
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
I'm a licensed mental health counselor, LMHC, with over twelve years of experience working with a variety of populations. I work with individuals, couples, and families to help them overcome a range of psychological as well as behavioral and emotional concerns. Whether difficulties stem from a family issue, school issue or other situational factor, I can be a therapeutic resource.
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Bethany Vendituoli
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
Life is continually bringing us opportunities to expand who we are. Life experiences can be painful at times but we don't need to stay stuck in them. Unexpressed emotions keep us bound to the past, we end up repeating patterns, situations and scenarios through our beliefs, thoughts and emotions that are rooted in the past. I invite you to take the first step into a new way of being, one where you feel free. You are not alone in this. My role is to assist you in coming back into alignment with your authentic self.
(401) 314-4883
Verified
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
Life is continually bringing us opportunities to expand who we are. Life experiences can be painful at times but we don't need to stay stuck in them. Unexpressed emotions keep us bound to the past, we end up repeating patterns, situations and scenarios through our beliefs, thoughts and emotions that are rooted in the past. I invite you to take the first step into a new way of being, one where you feel free. You are not alone in this. My role is to assist you in coming back into alignment with your authentic self.
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Nonie Griscom
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, ACSW
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
Perhaps you're down or anxious - maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Therapy is a process of growth. I have the tools and experience to help you get back on track.
(561) 463-3640
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
Perhaps you're down or anxious - maybe you're unsure about the future of a relationship, or just feel that you aren't living the life you were meant to lead. Therapy is a process of growth. I have the tools and experience to help you get back on track.
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Shannon Kinsella
Counselor, MA, LMHC Verified
Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
I feel that therapy should be a safe space for clients to explore feelings and identify their stress in a nonjudgmental space. Often anxieties, anger, and disruptive behaviors are a symptom of internal distress that has not been worked through. My goal is to assist clients in identifying the source of their distress and find strategies to better cope with and communicate their needs within their relationships, family system, and schools.
(959) 209-9696
Verified
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Office is near:
Portsmouth, RI 02871
I feel that therapy should be a safe space for clients to explore feelings and identify their stress in a nonjudgmental space. Often anxieties, anger, and disruptive behaviors are a symptom of internal distress that has not been worked through. My goal is to assist clients in identifying the source of their distress and find strategies to better cope with and communicate their needs within their relationships, family system, and schools.
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Tom Cayer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, ACDP Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
When you feel depressed or anxious due to life situations, drug and alcohol problems or are suffering from a chronic mental health condition we can help you can get your life back on track.
(401) 213-0520
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
When you feel depressed or anxious due to life situations, drug and alcohol problems or are suffering from a chronic mental health condition we can help you can get your life back on track.
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Allison Monica Beeley
MS, MFT Verified
Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
People experience challenging times throughout life, and these challenges do not need to be confronted alone. My philosophy is that while clients are the experts of their own lives, empathy and expertise can be instrumental to navigating change or transition during any stage of life. As a pre-licensed MFT with over six years of experience, I am aware that the decision to seek therapy can often feel uncertain. Through an eclectic systems therapy approach, I offer guidance with compassion as individuals, couples and families explore underlying emotions, perspectives, and personal or relational needs contributing to their challenges.
(401) 208-0487
Verified
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Portsmouth, RI 02871
Offers online therapy
People experience challenging times throughout life, and these challenges do not need to be confronted alone. My philosophy is that while clients are the experts of their own lives, empathy and expertise can be instrumental to navigating change or transition during any stage of life. As a pre-licensed MFT with over six years of experience, I am aware that the decision to seek therapy can often feel uncertain. Through an eclectic systems therapy approach, I offer guidance with compassion as individuals, couples and families explore underlying emotions, perspectives, and personal or relational needs contributing to their challenges.

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Child Therapists
Child psychologists in Portsmouth, RI provide mental health therapy to children and are experts in child development.

Every comprehensive review of therapy with children shows that all credible approaches, when performed by a competent mental health clinician, produce almost the same results. About half of all kids will get better. Of those that improve, 80% will show progress in a relatively short time, while the remaining 20% will need longer-term support.

The best child therapists in Portsmouth build great relationships with the child and the parent. They also see the child's strengths and are open to hearing the child's possible solutions to the challenges the child faces. Finally, a good therapist appreciates the child's culture and is sensitive to the values of the child's community.