Diane Brouder
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
PLEASE NOTE: I am currently unable to accept new clients. Please check back in December for availability. Hello! I have been providing compassionate, focused care to therapy clients for over 25 years. Compassionate = together, we will talk about what you're facing and how you're coping, in a nonjudgmental way. Focused = your time is precious. We will make efficient use of our time together, to identify ways you can experience greater effectiveness and peace. I'm more than just a good listener; I will keep us on track. We will work together towards your goals.
(959) 210-5880
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
PLEASE NOTE: I am currently unable to accept new clients. Please check back in December for availability. Hello! I have been providing compassionate, focused care to therapy clients for over 25 years. Compassionate = together, we will talk about what you're facing and how you're coping, in a nonjudgmental way. Focused = your time is precious. We will make efficient use of our time together, to identify ways you can experience greater effectiveness and peace. I'm more than just a good listener; I will keep us on track. We will work together towards your goals.
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Samantha Friedrich Steinmacher
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, EdS, LPC Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
During difficult times, we can feel overwhelmed and stuck, unable to break ineffective or even destructive cycles. Getting “unstuck” involves incorporating new skills and concepts, such as psychological flexibility, self-awareness, assertive communication skills, mindfulness, effective coping strategies, insight, decision making skills, and values clarity.
(860) 245-1282
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
During difficult times, we can feel overwhelmed and stuck, unable to break ineffective or even destructive cycles. Getting “unstuck” involves incorporating new skills and concepts, such as psychological flexibility, self-awareness, assertive communication skills, mindfulness, effective coping strategies, insight, decision making skills, and values clarity.
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Donna D Gundy
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MEd Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
If your relationship is in trouble, I am here to help. You may be experiencing difficulty with communication, intimacy, fidelity, substance abuse, depression and anxiety. I enjoy helping couples get back on track and regain lost feelings of connection and trust. If you are an individual at a crossroads in life, I can help with therapeutic sessions that examine your present difficulties and explore solutions for improvement in satisfaction and well-being. AM
(914) 902-8975 x522
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
If your relationship is in trouble, I am here to help. You may be experiencing difficulty with communication, intimacy, fidelity, substance abuse, depression and anxiety. I enjoy helping couples get back on track and regain lost feelings of connection and trust. If you are an individual at a crossroads in life, I can help with therapeutic sessions that examine your present difficulties and explore solutions for improvement in satisfaction and well-being. AM
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Raymond Oakes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LLC Verified
Essex, CT 06426
I am a clinical social worker who has been in private practice for over 30 years. I offer psychotherapy services for individuals, couples and families. My clients range from teenagers to retirees. I believe the strength of my work revolves around my ability to establish a safe, genuine therapeutic relationship that allows people to address whatever challenges they may be facing. Respect, kindness, a touch of humor, privacy and connection are the foundations of healing and change. I tailor my approach to address your individual needs.
(860) 381-4144
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
I am a clinical social worker who has been in private practice for over 30 years. I offer psychotherapy services for individuals, couples and families. My clients range from teenagers to retirees. I believe the strength of my work revolves around my ability to establish a safe, genuine therapeutic relationship that allows people to address whatever challenges they may be facing. Respect, kindness, a touch of humor, privacy and connection are the foundations of healing and change. I tailor my approach to address your individual needs.
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Corinne Ferola
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Essex, CT 06426
As difficult as it may be to face one's problems I believe it is more painful when we avoid facing them. I offer a safe and accepting environment in which I engage you to work with me and together we identify the source(s) of your difficulties and explore options that will enable you to move beyond them. My approach is positive with a focus on your strengths. I have the utmost respect for my clients and their family situations and honesty is a hallmark of my work.
(860) 469-2590
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
As difficult as it may be to face one's problems I believe it is more painful when we avoid facing them. I offer a safe and accepting environment in which I engage you to work with me and together we identify the source(s) of your difficulties and explore options that will enable you to move beyond them. My approach is positive with a focus on your strengths. I have the utmost respect for my clients and their family situations and honesty is a hallmark of my work.
Change Talk LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, CCTP, ADHD Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
-Changetalkllc.com- Adam Russo, LPC has over 27 years experience encompassing the arenas of martial arts, military, residential schools, rehabilitation, addiction, and intensive inpatient/outpatient psychiatric services. Adam believes worldliness helps a clinician identify/relate with their clients and increases problem-solving success. Adam is currently a student in the final doctoral research stages of his Ed.D Community Counseling and Traumatology (Omega Nu Lambda member) program, and previously held a U.S. Navy Top Secret Security clearance. Appointment time and day are consistent. All initial intakes are in-person.
(860) 237-4328
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
-Changetalkllc.com- Adam Russo, LPC has over 27 years experience encompassing the arenas of martial arts, military, residential schools, rehabilitation, addiction, and intensive inpatient/outpatient psychiatric services. Adam believes worldliness helps a clinician identify/relate with their clients and increases problem-solving success. Adam is currently a student in the final doctoral research stages of his Ed.D Community Counseling and Traumatology (Omega Nu Lambda member) program, and previously held a U.S. Navy Top Secret Security clearance. Appointment time and day are consistent. All initial intakes are in-person.
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Maria Aresco
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
I work to create hope and connection for all ages. I understand that coming to therapy or asking for help can be a difficult and overwhelming decision for anyone to make, especially a parent. I am here to help make this decision a beneficial and rewarding experience for you and your family. When you step into my office, you will receive unconditional acceptance and advocacy on your journey towards health and wholeness.
(860) 237-3460
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
I work to create hope and connection for all ages. I understand that coming to therapy or asking for help can be a difficult and overwhelming decision for anyone to make, especially a parent. I am here to help make this decision a beneficial and rewarding experience for you and your family. When you step into my office, you will receive unconditional acceptance and advocacy on your journey towards health and wholeness.
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Coyote Moon The Holistic Metaphysician
PhD
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
Sometimes in life we can feel lost, misguided, anxious, stuck or even desperate. We find ourselves repeating patterns, doing the same things over and over again, coming up short of opportunities and solutions in regard to our problems. Often times, this is due to limited belief systems instilled upon us, or through the experience of fears, injustice and a need to simply catch our breath. Are you ready to focus on growth, health, fulfillment and recognizing your higher purpose and true potential? Let's release these perceived limitations, ignite passion, heal old wounds, fulfill the option of being true to self and make that change.
(267) 263-7937
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
Sometimes in life we can feel lost, misguided, anxious, stuck or even desperate. We find ourselves repeating patterns, doing the same things over and over again, coming up short of opportunities and solutions in regard to our problems. Often times, this is due to limited belief systems instilled upon us, or through the experience of fears, injustice and a need to simply catch our breath. Are you ready to focus on growth, health, fulfillment and recognizing your higher purpose and true potential? Let's release these perceived limitations, ignite passion, heal old wounds, fulfill the option of being true to self and make that change.
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Julia L Israelski
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PMH-C Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING REFERRALS- Life is filled with moments of great joy, profound sorrow, and everything in between; at times navigating the ups and downs can be challenging. Often people get stuck in familiar patterns that aren't productive. One of the benefits of therapy is having an objective, non-judgmental ally to assist you through the change process. Therapy is interactive and collaborative. As a therapist, my goal is to help my clients recognize and utilize the strengths they already possess to create the change they seek in their lives. "Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly."
(860) 799-4905
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING REFERRALS- Life is filled with moments of great joy, profound sorrow, and everything in between; at times navigating the ups and downs can be challenging. Often people get stuck in familiar patterns that aren't productive. One of the benefits of therapy is having an objective, non-judgmental ally to assist you through the change process. Therapy is interactive and collaborative. As a therapist, my goal is to help my clients recognize and utilize the strengths they already possess to create the change they seek in their lives. "Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly."
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Kamilla Gardner
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, Dipl, Psych, LMFT Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
Trained in Germany and in the United States I have been able to learn from both academic and cultural traditions. Psycho-dynamic, Gestalt, Solution-focused and other approaches in Psychology led me to understand our emotional life as a strong and resilient force. This force is leading us - sometimes unnoticed - to new beginnings; we resist what is destructive and we heal at the same time.
(860) 356-3075 x2
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
Trained in Germany and in the United States I have been able to learn from both academic and cultural traditions. Psycho-dynamic, Gestalt, Solution-focused and other approaches in Psychology led me to understand our emotional life as a strong and resilient force. This force is leading us - sometimes unnoticed - to new beginnings; we resist what is destructive and we heal at the same time.
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Angel Roubin
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with a diverse training background and set of clinical skills. I have worked in various clinical settings, including schools, community mental health clinics, hospitals, and medical research facilities. I have also worked with both children and adults, however I specialize in children, adolescents, and young adults who experience mental health issues. I provide various therapy and assessment services, and value the opportunity to collaborate with other systems to provide comprehensive, holistic care.
(860) 852-1566
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with a diverse training background and set of clinical skills. I have worked in various clinical settings, including schools, community mental health clinics, hospitals, and medical research facilities. I have also worked with both children and adults, however I specialize in children, adolescents, and young adults who experience mental health issues. I provide various therapy and assessment services, and value the opportunity to collaborate with other systems to provide comprehensive, holistic care.
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Evelyn Ososkie
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate, MFT, RN, MS, CLC Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
Has being diagnosed with a chronic illness caused you to feel anxious, isolated, worried, depressed or overwhelmed? Are you having difficulty adjusting or coping with your illness? Having a chronic illness can cause a drastic change in one’s lifestyle, can interfere with employment, interpersonal relationships, and an individual’s independence. As your Coach and Therapist, I use a blend of therapy, coaching, and 30 years of medical expertise, to help you navigate the turbulent path you are on, so you can better manage your chronic illness both physically and psychologically. I believe the body has an innate ability to heal itself.
(959) 666-6958
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
Has being diagnosed with a chronic illness caused you to feel anxious, isolated, worried, depressed or overwhelmed? Are you having difficulty adjusting or coping with your illness? Having a chronic illness can cause a drastic change in one’s lifestyle, can interfere with employment, interpersonal relationships, and an individual’s independence. As your Coach and Therapist, I use a blend of therapy, coaching, and 30 years of medical expertise, to help you navigate the turbulent path you are on, so you can better manage your chronic illness both physically and psychologically. I believe the body has an innate ability to heal itself.
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Michelle A. Kenefick
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW, SEP Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
My journey as a Clinical Social Worker has encompassed 30+ years of practice. I have had the privilege to work with children and families as well as with adults in a variety of different settings. I have a strong background in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and expertise working with trauma survivors and with those who have experienced vicarious traumatization. My approach can best be described as integrative and holistic. This means that I rely upon various psycho-therapeutic methods and evidence-based models that are combined to create a personalized approach to our work together.
(860) 560-8861
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
My journey as a Clinical Social Worker has encompassed 30+ years of practice. I have had the privilege to work with children and families as well as with adults in a variety of different settings. I have a strong background in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and expertise working with trauma survivors and with those who have experienced vicarious traumatization. My approach can best be described as integrative and holistic. This means that I rely upon various psycho-therapeutic methods and evidence-based models that are combined to create a personalized approach to our work together.
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Child And Family Agency
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Child and Family Agency's Child Guidance Clinics provide outpatient diagnostic and counseling services to children, ages three to eighteen, who are experiencing emotional and/or behavioral difficulties. Adult Outpatient services are available to parents of children being seen by the agency. Masters' level trained clinicians provide counseling to address issues including family stress and conflict, child and adolescent behavioral problems, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, anger problems, adjustment to life stressors, trauma, peer problems and other behavioral health difficulties. We now offer Open Access Walk-In Hours in Essex on Tuesdays 11-2 and Wednesday 9-12.
(860) 850-1214
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Child and Family Agency's Child Guidance Clinics provide outpatient diagnostic and counseling services to children, ages three to eighteen, who are experiencing emotional and/or behavioral difficulties. Adult Outpatient services are available to parents of children being seen by the agency. Masters' level trained clinicians provide counseling to address issues including family stress and conflict, child and adolescent behavioral problems, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, anger problems, adjustment to life stressors, trauma, peer problems and other behavioral health difficulties. We now offer Open Access Walk-In Hours in Essex on Tuesdays 11-2 and Wednesday 9-12.
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Anne V Schipani
Licensed Professional Counselor, ATR-BC, LPC Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
I specialize in using an integrative, mind-body-spirit approach to help individuals get back in touch with their own inner source of wisdom, creativity, and empowerment. Reconnecting with the deeper parts of yourself is often the key to overcoming challenges and moving forward again. Therapy offers a safe, nonjudgmental space to explore what is troubling you, as well as ways to heal and grow that reflect the potential of your True Self. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Board-Certified Art Therapist, and Life Coach, I am passionate about seeing my clients use this process to make positive changes and create the life they want
(860) 497-4241
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
I specialize in using an integrative, mind-body-spirit approach to help individuals get back in touch with their own inner source of wisdom, creativity, and empowerment. Reconnecting with the deeper parts of yourself is often the key to overcoming challenges and moving forward again. Therapy offers a safe, nonjudgmental space to explore what is troubling you, as well as ways to heal and grow that reflect the potential of your True Self. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Board-Certified Art Therapist, and Life Coach, I am passionate about seeing my clients use this process to make positive changes and create the life they want
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Nancy C Lucas
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
Toss out what you think about couples and individual therapy. Instead come in for easy-going and enjoyable sessions that will give you results. You will learn concrete strategies based on research, neuroscience, personality type, and my 20+ years of experience as a therapist. Get from where you are to where you want to be.
(959) 777-4669
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
Toss out what you think about couples and individual therapy. Instead come in for easy-going and enjoyable sessions that will give you results. You will learn concrete strategies based on research, neuroscience, personality type, and my 20+ years of experience as a therapist. Get from where you are to where you want to be.
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Mary McGannon-Kollman
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, PhD Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 25 years of experience working with individuals and families. My training includes a Masters degree in Education and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology.
(860) 612-8686
Verified

Essex, CT 06426
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 25 years of experience working with individuals and families. My training includes a Masters degree in Education and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology.
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Ben Schreiber
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Essex, CT 06426
I have worked in the field for 25 years. I also offer early morning sessions for people who want to meet before they go to work. Working in private practice and in schools has provided me with the unique experience and understanding of families, students and the school system. Over the years, I have expanded my expertise to working with people of all ages dealing with the everyday challenges of life, psychiatric issues and wanting to be a more well rounded person. Guiding and motivating people toward understanding what "feeling better" can be and working with them how to get there is a journey we take together.
(860) 362-2162
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
I have worked in the field for 25 years. I also offer early morning sessions for people who want to meet before they go to work. Working in private practice and in schools has provided me with the unique experience and understanding of families, students and the school system. Over the years, I have expanded my expertise to working with people of all ages dealing with the everyday challenges of life, psychiatric issues and wanting to be a more well rounded person. Guiding and motivating people toward understanding what "feeling better" can be and working with them how to get there is a journey we take together.
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Michael Barrios
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Living one's life with courage, insight and vitality is not always easy. Relationships can be difficult, disappointing or elusive. Families and careers can be demanding and exhausting. Transitions arrive and losses mount up. Anxiety, depression, self-doubt and low motivation may arise amidst the stress.
(860) 650-1937 x3
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Living one's life with courage, insight and vitality is not always easy. Relationships can be difficult, disappointing or elusive. Families and careers can be demanding and exhausting. Transitions arrive and losses mount up. Anxiety, depression, self-doubt and low motivation may arise amidst the stress.
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Middlesex Wellness & Mediation, LLC
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, NCC, CDM, CFTP Verified
Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
Jackie is not accepting new clients at this time; however, Belinda Esther Oliver, a graduate intern with Middlesex Wellness, welcomes new couple and family clients. She is the author of three books, and is the founder of “Teaching Lessons…Defining Moments™.” She has an MS in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling (MFT) at Capella University. Post-graduate plans include providing therapeutic alliances and support systems to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), and focus on research to validate her African American nuclear family studies.
(860) 495-0519
Verified
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Essex, CT 06426
Not accepting new clients
Jackie is not accepting new clients at this time; however, Belinda Esther Oliver, a graduate intern with Middlesex Wellness, welcomes new couple and family clients. She is the author of three books, and is the founder of “Teaching Lessons…Defining Moments™.” She has an MS in Organizational Effectiveness and Leadership and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling (MFT) at Capella University. Post-graduate plans include providing therapeutic alliances and support systems to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), and focus on research to validate her African American nuclear family studies.

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What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Essex are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.

Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Essex then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.

Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.

How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Essex, or Child Psychologists in Essex.

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Essex psychologists specializing in EMDR.

What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Essex specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.