DiRomaTherapy
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LMSW, LADC Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
Substances and alcohol does not only effect the user, but family and friends who struggle to know what to do or how to handle the situation. Feeling like you are surviving and not living, wanting to get outside of yourself, or watching someone become self destructive and not knowing how to help can feel devastating to individuals. Getting clean and or sober While adjusting to everyday life can be difficult but I am here to help. Together we can create your path to recovery and lay down the foundation to how that looks. Together we can help you cope watching a loved one becoming self destructive with drugs or alcohol.
(203) 533-4491
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Darien, CT 06820
Substances and alcohol does not only effect the user, but family and friends who struggle to know what to do or how to handle the situation. Feeling like you are surviving and not living, wanting to get outside of yourself, or watching someone become self destructive and not knowing how to help can feel devastating to individuals. Getting clean and or sober While adjusting to everyday life can be difficult but I am here to help. Together we can create your path to recovery and lay down the foundation to how that looks. Together we can help you cope watching a loved one becoming self destructive with drugs or alcohol.
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Darius Fathi
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I offer high quality, confidential behavioral health services to adults, couples and teens. I work collaboratively with clients to identify their goals and develop strategies to overcome personal roadblocks that may be holding them back.
(203) 883-0464
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
I offer high quality, confidential behavioral health services to adults, couples and teens. I work collaboratively with clients to identify their goals and develop strategies to overcome personal roadblocks that may be holding them back.
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Sarah Turney
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC, LPC Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
Welcome. I offer a person centered approach and consider my style to be integrative. I tailor my therapy for each individual client. I have over 5 years’ experience working with various populations and diagnosis in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I am well trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and trauma informed care. I pride myself in my ability to connect with others. I value authenticity and I bring this to every session I have. Most importantly I believe you are the expert in your life. You know best what helps you; let’s figure it out together!
(203) 898-2806
Verified

Darien, CT 06820
Welcome. I offer a person centered approach and consider my style to be integrative. I tailor my therapy for each individual client. I have over 5 years’ experience working with various populations and diagnosis in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I am well trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and trauma informed care. I pride myself in my ability to connect with others. I value authenticity and I bring this to every session I have. Most importantly I believe you are the expert in your life. You know best what helps you; let’s figure it out together!
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Shannon Bazelais
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I have a strong dedication in helping those to navigate their strengths by incorporating treatment modalities such as solution focused therapy, dialectal behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and motivational interviewing. I have clinical experience treating both adults and adolescents suffering from addiction, domestic violence, eating disorders, trauma, depression, anxiety, and psycho-social challenges.
(203) 883-0464
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Darien, CT 06820
I have a strong dedication in helping those to navigate their strengths by incorporating treatment modalities such as solution focused therapy, dialectal behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and motivational interviewing. I have clinical experience treating both adults and adolescents suffering from addiction, domestic violence, eating disorders, trauma, depression, anxiety, and psycho-social challenges.
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Amy Dorsey
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I provide a comforting, safe environment to address issues holding you back from achieving your goals. I believe you are the expert on your life; my goal is to offer clinical expertise to resolve your specific issues. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stemming from domestic violence, sexual assault, and childhood sexual abuse. I also help families in crisis, focusing on divorce, co-parenting issues, and single parent transitioning. I also have expertise working with clients struggling with hoarding.
(203) 875-0155
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Darien, CT 06820
I provide a comforting, safe environment to address issues holding you back from achieving your goals. I believe you are the expert on your life; my goal is to offer clinical expertise to resolve your specific issues. I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) stemming from domestic violence, sexual assault, and childhood sexual abuse. I also help families in crisis, focusing on divorce, co-parenting issues, and single parent transitioning. I also have expertise working with clients struggling with hoarding.
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Chris Bogart
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
With over 25 years of experience as a psychologist working with children, adolescents and adults, I have learned that a comfortable and honest relationship is the key to a successful outcome. I strive to create an environment that allows clients to feel safe in addressing their challenges and goals. I have extensive experience as a developmental psychologist, and I consider any intervention in the context of the client's broader environment. While I have extensive training in several clinical methods, my work draws most from research in cognitive behavior therapy and family systems.
(203) 202-7654
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Darien, CT 06820
With over 25 years of experience as a psychologist working with children, adolescents and adults, I have learned that a comfortable and honest relationship is the key to a successful outcome. I strive to create an environment that allows clients to feel safe in addressing their challenges and goals. I have extensive experience as a developmental psychologist, and I consider any intervention in the context of the client's broader environment. While I have extensive training in several clinical methods, my work draws most from research in cognitive behavior therapy and family systems.
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David Ezell
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I am the Founder and CEO of Darien Wellness, which has been in business since 2014. I work with companies, small businesses and individuals as a licensed therapist and executive coach. With regard to businesses, I am typically hired to help teams, and sometimes individuals, communicate more effectively. I focus on better ways to collaborate and be open to new ideas--a typical stumbling block for companies large and small. I also do the same for individual clients, with and without a diagnosis. I help people make better decisions; better decisions about their lives, their career and their future.
(203) 625-1313
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
I am the Founder and CEO of Darien Wellness, which has been in business since 2014. I work with companies, small businesses and individuals as a licensed therapist and executive coach. With regard to businesses, I am typically hired to help teams, and sometimes individuals, communicate more effectively. I focus on better ways to collaborate and be open to new ideas--a typical stumbling block for companies large and small. I also do the same for individual clients, with and without a diagnosis. I help people make better decisions; better decisions about their lives, their career and their future.
Kelly Meany
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LMSW, LADC Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
Everyone has a story to tell and sometimes the bravest thing a person can do is share their story. When your story is holding you back from becoming the greatest version of yourself then it’s time to work through any negative messages you have been telling yourself. I believe we all have the tools we need to accomplish our goals and sometimes we need a different perspective.
(844) 936-0568
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
Everyone has a story to tell and sometimes the bravest thing a person can do is share their story. When your story is holding you back from becoming the greatest version of yourself then it’s time to work through any negative messages you have been telling yourself. I believe we all have the tools we need to accomplish our goals and sometimes we need a different perspective.
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Dr Timothy Huber
Psychologist, PhD, ATR, NCC
Darien, CT 06820
As a Transpersonal Psychologist I am interested in your true nature, your deepest knowing and inherent potential. I have helped many clients free themselves from a limited self view to one of mastery and authenticity. No matter what the dilemma or problem, I am interested in a healing journey. I have practiced in many settings (hospitals, clinics, universities, in-home, retreats, nursing homes) with expertise in mental health, health psychology and consciousness. First and foremost, I honor the goals you set for yourself and assist you in being your ultimate self.
(203) 318-4901
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Darien, CT 06820
As a Transpersonal Psychologist I am interested in your true nature, your deepest knowing and inherent potential. I have helped many clients free themselves from a limited self view to one of mastery and authenticity. No matter what the dilemma or problem, I am interested in a healing journey. I have practiced in many settings (hospitals, clinics, universities, in-home, retreats, nursing homes) with expertise in mental health, health psychology and consciousness. First and foremost, I honor the goals you set for yourself and assist you in being your ultimate self.
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Kathleen Ridgway LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MA Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
My approach to therapy is to help clients trust and utilize their strengths while teaching new skills and strategies to better cope with life's challenges. Healing and growth starts in a trusting, nonjudgmental atmosphere where you feel comfortable enough to explore all the components of yourself and your life. I view therapeutic work as a true partnership, and I aim to help clients move towards increased self-awareness, self-confidence, self-compassion, and self-actualization.
(959) 201-9360
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
My approach to therapy is to help clients trust and utilize their strengths while teaching new skills and strategies to better cope with life's challenges. Healing and growth starts in a trusting, nonjudgmental atmosphere where you feel comfortable enough to explore all the components of yourself and your life. I view therapeutic work as a true partnership, and I aim to help clients move towards increased self-awareness, self-confidence, self-compassion, and self-actualization.
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Mary Frank
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MA Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
Welcome! If you've made it this far, chances are you or a loved one are in need of some help. I'm a wellness and strength based counselor, meaning I believe wellness to be our natural state, and that we possess the innate strength to get there. In the midst of adversity, the goal is to return to a state of wellness, improve daily functioning, and regain the ability to experience JOY in life. It often feels overwhelming or even hopeless, but it's not. I offer a non-judgmental and positive, person centered approach that ensures a confidential and comfortable space to process all the challenges life has thrown your way.
(203) 424-2370
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Darien, CT 06820
Welcome! If you've made it this far, chances are you or a loved one are in need of some help. I'm a wellness and strength based counselor, meaning I believe wellness to be our natural state, and that we possess the innate strength to get there. In the midst of adversity, the goal is to return to a state of wellness, improve daily functioning, and regain the ability to experience JOY in life. It often feels overwhelming or even hopeless, but it's not. I offer a non-judgmental and positive, person centered approach that ensures a confidential and comfortable space to process all the challenges life has thrown your way.
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Natalie Cometa
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I specialize in helping children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of emotional difficulties including anxiety, depression, and anger management. I have worked with individuals as well as families. My experience of working in both inpatient and outpatient settings allows me to help manage a crisis and subsequently focus on longer-term goals. I use my training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Collaborative Problem Solving to minimize stress, problem-solve, and work towards identified goals. I utilize relaxation techniques along with other coping skills to create a safe and comfortable environment.
(203) 883-0464
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
I specialize in helping children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of emotional difficulties including anxiety, depression, and anger management. I have worked with individuals as well as families. My experience of working in both inpatient and outpatient settings allows me to help manage a crisis and subsequently focus on longer-term goals. I use my training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Collaborative Problem Solving to minimize stress, problem-solve, and work towards identified goals. I utilize relaxation techniques along with other coping skills to create a safe and comfortable environment.
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Joan P.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
Congratulations on taking the first step toward change. If you are reading this you have  recognized that something in your life is not working.  Perhaps you are experiencing conflicts at work, maybe you are stuck in an unhealthy relationship, or somehow just feel inauthentic. Together, in a safe and collaborative setting we can work to better understand unhealthy functioning and move to create change.  My style is nurturing, honest, supportive and infused with humor.     
(203) 883-0464
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
Congratulations on taking the first step toward change. If you are reading this you have  recognized that something in your life is not working.  Perhaps you are experiencing conflicts at work, maybe you are stuck in an unhealthy relationship, or somehow just feel inauthentic. Together, in a safe and collaborative setting we can work to better understand unhealthy functioning and move to create change.  My style is nurturing, honest, supportive and infused with humor.     
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Margo Ruth Gross
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, OTRL, EdD Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I operate as a therapist combining body/mind/spirit approaches when indicated, such as Mindfulness Meditation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, insight-oriented therapy, using guided visualizations, and written assignments between sessions. My purpose is to give you the tools to be independent of my services, to know your strengths, direction, and the means to attain your goals. My training has prepared me to work with ALL ages and conditions, as an experienced therapist with three licenses in CT: Occupational Therapist #000097 Massage Therapist #000083 Marriage & Family Therapist #000517
(203) 717-5913
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Darien, CT 06820
I operate as a therapist combining body/mind/spirit approaches when indicated, such as Mindfulness Meditation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, insight-oriented therapy, using guided visualizations, and written assignments between sessions. My purpose is to give you the tools to be independent of my services, to know your strengths, direction, and the means to attain your goals. My training has prepared me to work with ALL ages and conditions, as an experienced therapist with three licenses in CT: Occupational Therapist #000097 Massage Therapist #000083 Marriage & Family Therapist #000517
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Chris Cholko
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I help individuals improve the quality of their life by identifying what is currently working for them and then building on those strengths with proven clinical techniques. My therapeutic style, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) via a humanistic perspective, is clinically proven to help you get better as soon as possible.
(203) 883-0464
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
I help individuals improve the quality of their life by identifying what is currently working for them and then building on those strengths with proven clinical techniques. My therapeutic style, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) via a humanistic perspective, is clinically proven to help you get better as soon as possible.
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Phyllis Weihs-Yavner
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, CDF Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I believe therapy is about helping you explore ways to make the changes in your life that will allow you to look forward to the future with hope. I believe that we all need someone to talk with who will really listen and accept us as we are, without judgment. I will provide you with that warm, nonjudgmental environment-a safe place to explore the issues that may be preventing you from living the life you want. We all go through difficult times and together we can work to foster resiliency to help you on your journey towards healing.
(203) 424-1021
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
I believe therapy is about helping you explore ways to make the changes in your life that will allow you to look forward to the future with hope. I believe that we all need someone to talk with who will really listen and accept us as we are, without judgment. I will provide you with that warm, nonjudgmental environment-a safe place to explore the issues that may be preventing you from living the life you want. We all go through difficult times and together we can work to foster resiliency to help you on your journey towards healing.
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Peggy Mayo
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
Peggy Mayo is a Licensed Social Worker (LCSW) and has clinical experience in various setting over the past 20 years ranging from bereavement and grief work in hospice care, substance abuse outpatient and private practice settings. Peggy’s philosophy in therapy is to partner with her clients in a collaborative manner and teach practical problem-solving tools and techniques to help her clients find their best life possible.
(203) 883-0464
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
Peggy Mayo is a Licensed Social Worker (LCSW) and has clinical experience in various setting over the past 20 years ranging from bereavement and grief work in hospice care, substance abuse outpatient and private practice settings. Peggy’s philosophy in therapy is to partner with her clients in a collaborative manner and teach practical problem-solving tools and techniques to help her clients find their best life possible.
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Patricia Macomber LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
I am a licensed Marriage and Family therapist providing therapy for individuals, couples and families with emphasis on issues surrounding parenting, marital difficulties, and life challenges of adulthood that may relate to a breakdown in relationships. Knowing that life is a series of transitions, I help facilitate my clients' navigation through the imbalance that those transitions present. Some of these may include becoming a parent, mid-life adjustments and launching children.
(203) 408-6567
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Darien, CT 06820
I am a licensed Marriage and Family therapist providing therapy for individuals, couples and families with emphasis on issues surrounding parenting, marital difficulties, and life challenges of adulthood that may relate to a breakdown in relationships. Knowing that life is a series of transitions, I help facilitate my clients' navigation through the imbalance that those transitions present. Some of these may include becoming a parent, mid-life adjustments and launching children.
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Robert Romano, LCSW, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Darien, CT 06820
Hello, thanks for visiting. My experience as a therapist includes working with adolescents and adults into late adulthood. I have compassionately supported a diverse group of clients (at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, CT and elsewhere) by teaming with them to address issues such as: addiction and co-occurring disorders; anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, identity development and acceptance; low self-esteem, emotional self-regulation; stress management; relationships, family conflict; co-dependency, career struggles; academic difficulties; grief and loss; and other life transitions. My goal is to understand your needs, and provide tools to help you live your best life.
(203) 654-9094
Verified
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Darien, CT 06820
Hello, thanks for visiting. My experience as a therapist includes working with adolescents and adults into late adulthood. I have compassionately supported a diverse group of clients (at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, CT and elsewhere) by teaming with them to address issues such as: addiction and co-occurring disorders; anxiety, depression, trauma, PTSD, identity development and acceptance; low self-esteem, emotional self-regulation; stress management; relationships, family conflict; co-dependency, career struggles; academic difficulties; grief and loss; and other life transitions. My goal is to understand your needs, and provide tools to help you live your best life.
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Susan S. Elliott
Counselor, LPC, NCC
Darien, CT 06820
My goal as a psychotherapist is to meet my clients where they are in their life journey. I have an eclectic approach to therapy, allowing the client to ultimately decide the direction of their work in the counseling process. Listening with respect and validation can move a client to seek their own truth and understanding. I integrate breathing and mindfulness techniques to create a calm environment, and for the client to be able to focus on what is important--assisting the client toward awareness, direction and healing. I believe that Awareness, Honesty and Hope are foundational in healing.
(203) 666-4233
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Darien, CT 06820
My goal as a psychotherapist is to meet my clients where they are in their life journey. I have an eclectic approach to therapy, allowing the client to ultimately decide the direction of their work in the counseling process. Listening with respect and validation can move a client to seek their own truth and understanding. I integrate breathing and mindfulness techniques to create a calm environment, and for the client to be able to focus on what is important--assisting the client toward awareness, direction and healing. I believe that Awareness, Honesty and Hope are foundational in healing.

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