LGBTQ+ Affirming Therapists in Hartford, CT

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Robert Szczepanski
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, MS-MFT, MS-Ed
Verified
I am deeply committed to supporting the LGBTQ community and working with non-binary gender individuals.
Do you have a feeling that “something” is missing from your life and you can’t quite figure out what it is? Are you moving through each day with ruminating thoughts, fears, and feeling isolated even though you may be surrounded by people? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, there is an emotional block holding you back. The main blocks to living a full life are: fear, anger, grief, and shame. These blocks are unburdened wounds that need to be revealed and shared in order to live more fully. Together, we can chart the roadmap to unburden these wounds and get you on the path that you’ve been waiting for.
(860) 266-1034 
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Hartford, CT 06105
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Melissa Linden
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
I have experience in multiple settings working with substance use disorders, relapse prevention, co-occuring disorders, institutional / urban trauma, CPTSD/PTSD, LGBTQ + community, and legally involved individuals.
I believe a sense of trust is a key component for someone feeling safe in therapy. My goal is to provide a non-judgmental therapeutic relationship that will provide that experience for all of my clients. My unique, person-centered approach to therapy gives you the space to feel safe, secure and supported while using evidenced based modalities. I am trained in EMDR, DBT, CBT and Motivational Interviewing and tailor treatment to the individual. My role as your therapist is to help provide the tools needed to gain insight, self-discovery and healing from past experiences, allowing you to live a happier and more fulfilling future
(860) 831-4261 
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Hartford, CT 06105
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Laurie Taylor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
I’m particularly committed to creating a comfortable space for LGBTQ + people to receive support and work on whatever has prompted them to seek counseling.
In facing life’s challenges, I believe in the importance of asking ourselves, “What’s right with me?” and identifying and building on our strengths. I enjoy accompanying people in exploring themselves with non-judgmental curiosity as they develop greater awareness of their thoughts, feelings, and ways of dealing with whatever life has in store. How have these been influenced by personal experiences growing up and by larger social factors? Gaining this insight allows us to discover what changes might be right for us or to come to accept ourselves just as we are.
(860) 530-4280 
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Hartford, CT 06105
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Derek A Fenwick
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
I have specialized training related to LGBTQ + concerns.
My approach to psychotherapy is one that is collaborative, integrative, and affirming. I truly believe that the therapeutic relationship is a primary factor in therapeutic change. What that means is that you must feel as though I am a good fit to help you achieve your goals. Although my work primarily focuses on LGBTQ + issues, I also believe in the value of taking a relational approach within therapy to examine our behaviors as they arise in session to determine one's patterns of relating. I believe that if given an affirming space to explore these dynamics, it can help facilitate change leading to a more meaningful life.
(860) 390-4575 
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Hartford, CT 06106
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Taline Elizabeth Andonian
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
I am committed to creating a conscious, anti-racist space for all people, welcoming BIPOC & LGBTQIA +.
Dr. Andonian is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Founder of Resonance Center for Psychotherapy & Healing Arts in Hartford, CT. Dr. Andonian specializes in Holistic Psychology, PTSD, integrating Western psychotherapy & modern neuroscience with Eastern healing practices and the arts. As a descendent of Genocide survivors, Dr. Andonian is passionate about supporting individuals in liberation from the adverse effects of inter-generational trauma. Dr. Andonian uses a combination of innovative techniques such as EMDR, Parts Work/IFS, Somatic Therapy, Mindfulness, and Sound Therapy to support individuals on their healing journeys.
(516) 259-3824 
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Hartford, CT 06106
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Jane Garcia
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC, LPC, ATR-BC
Verified
I honor diversity and I am LGBTQ + allied.
3/26/22: Limited availably. I am a board-certified art therapist and licensed professional counselor with 14 years of clinical experience. I specialize in early childhood mental health but work with all ages. I trust in the wisdom of clients (even the youngest ones!) and their abilities to explore their own themes, symbols, and stories. Because we all develop our senses of self and safety within the context of early relationships, I feel that family/relationship-based work is essential. My art and play therapy practice is trauma and Polyvagal Theory-informed. My approach is flexible, solution-focused, and non-judgmental.
(860) 724-2373 
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Hartford, CT 06105
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Marianne Vanech
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
I have worked with clients who identify as lesbian , gay and bi-sexual to help them to feel comfortable at home and work with their identity and to develop self esteem.
I enjoy finding ways to help my clients learn to support themselves and heal issues that have impacted their ability to feel happy and grounded. Teaching clients to find their own inner strength enables them to cope with many issues that have prevented them from growing and realizing their full potential. Depression, anxiety, alcoholism/drug addiction, and post traumatic stress disorder are just a few of the issues that can be managed, allowing clients to feel unburdened and free to live their lives.
(860) 531-3038 
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Hartford, CT 06101
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Laurie A. Cersosimo
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MEd
Verified
Within my experience, whether it is individual or couples therapy I am confident to provide a superior level of care and treatment to a wide range of mental health issues. I strongly believe in treating each individual as a whole rather than focusing on specific diagnosis. When working with individuals and couples, the focus is geared towards establishing a positive dynamic along with healthy communication. I specialize in LGBTQ +, Anxiety, Trauma and Life transitions. I primarily use CBT and maintain a rational and humanistic approach towards treatment.
(860) 269-6094 
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Hartford, CT 06102
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Janice M Trelease
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
I am particularly passionate about LGBTQIA + life issues, especially those struggling with the coming out process.
“We can choose courage, or we can choose comfort, but you can’t choose both,” states one of my favorite authors, Brene Brown. It is my passion to help individuals/couples/families to navigate through the often muddy waters they find themselves in when making this choice. I offer clients a blend of working with the mind, body and soul as a path to finding the right balance in their emotional, spiritual and physical lives. I am a Marriage and Family therapist licensed in both Florida and Connecticut for snowbirds who would like to stay connected year round.
(203) 824-5535 
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Hartford, CT 06108
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Heather Knox
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, PhD(c), LPC, She/Her
Verified
org), LGBTQIA +.
Hi, I'm glad you have sought out help. I know that picking a provider can be a difficult process. I have been working as a counselor for the past 8 years. My primary focus is in mental health disorders and substance abuse. I currently hold a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling and am in the process of obtaining a PhD in Psychology.
(475) 256-6127 
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Office is near:
Hartford, CT 06107
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Sarah Anacleto
Licensed Professional Counselor, CLAT, LPC, ATR-BC
Verified
Whether you are dealing with increased stress, navigating a recent change or loss, or struggling in your relationships, I am here to walk with you towards your goals. I believe you know yourself best, even if it doesn’t always feel that way, and am committed to supporting you in connecting to your strengths. I am an LGBTQ + affirming and racial justice allied therapist who can support with a variety of challenges including anxiety, trauma, grief, and adjustment to major life transitions. My approach is collaborative, creative, and scientifically informed.
(959) 500-6367 
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Hartford, CT 06105
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Katie Saunders - Health And Happiness Counseling Llc
Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Verified
Not Currently Taking New Clients - Hello! My name is Katie and I am a licensed clinical social worker providing Telehealth therapy sessions. I have experience giving therapy for anxiety, depression, anger, motivation, self esteem, LGBTQ +, stress management, and relationship issues. I also have experience working on a mobile crisis unit for clients struggling with trauma, self harm, and suicidal thoughts. Don't hesitate to reach out even if the issues you're seeking support with are not listed here!
(203) 666-4108 
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Hartford, CT 06101
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Clark Counseling Services, LLC
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
At Clark Counseling Services, LLC we focus on creating a holistic mental health counseling experience focused on your specific needs. Clark Counseling Services, LLC focuses on challenging and changing negative self-destructive thinking and behaviors to create a positive fulfilling life. If you are experiencing Depression, Anxiety, grieving the loss of a loved one, difficulty with work and/or relationships, feeling overwhelmed, difficulty managing or dealing with strong emotions or need support through a major life transition Clark Counseling Services, LLC may be able to help.
(860) 935-2141 
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Hartford, CT 06120
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Shane M. Scott
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Are you struggling with getting through the day? Do you crash face-first into the couch when you get home? Do you feel like 5 years just went by within the blink of an eye? You may be struggling with wanting to make changes but feel uncertain. You may feel like you are the only one. Starting the process of therapy can be scary and uncertain. I have a relatable perspective, and have a solid understanding of what it's like to be a young adult or a teenager and trying to navigate life in all it's messy and unpredictable glory.
(860) 717-3269 
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Hartford, CT 06101
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Leigh Ann Hoover
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
It takes a great deal of courage to reach out and talk to another person about your stressors. If you are ready to find some relief, I am here to provide you with coping tools and support to help you regain a sense of well being and positivity.
(281) 519-2725 
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Hartford, CT 06152
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TrueYou Clinical Services, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
*CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS* Hi! My name is David and I’m a licensed clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience providing services to various populations in a variety of settings. Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity of treating different age groups in a multiple settings including outpatient, inpatient, in-home, residential, and emergency rooms. I utilize a variety of approaches, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques in helping people heal. I really strive to create a safe space for people to speak openly about their experiences without fear of judgment.
(860) 590-8293 
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Hartford, CT 06106
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Thea Jansky
MA
I remember what it was like feeling out of touch with myself. I wasn't confident in where I was going, and I was insecure around my sexuality. Something in me knew there was more to learn and a way to reinvent the way I was living my life. I will teach you tools and support you in healing, growth, change and adaptation. I hold my MA in Integrative Health & Healing, specialize in Sex & Relationships, Codependency Recovery, and am trained in Conflict Management, Resolution, Mediation and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. I am currently training in Trauma and am always seeking to learn and expand my depth of knowledge.
(860) 615-7684 
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Hartford, CT 06101
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Juan B. Faraoni III
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC
Verified
Everyone has the potential to better understand their own life. A therapeutic relationship offers a safe environment for discovering the obstacles that hold you back. I am here to provide that safe and welcoming place. Come to sessions reassured that you can say anything that comes to mind.
(860) 499-3316 
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Hartford, CT 06105
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Piece to Peace, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
I am the owner of Piece to Peace, LLC which focuses on providing quality therapeutic services to individuals coming from different paths of life. Piece to Peace helps clients focus on experiences they've encountered and process how these events have attributed to their sense of "self." As your therapist, I am here to guide you along your journey and assist in your healing, acceptance, and overall peace. Clients are encouraged to focus on strengths, learn from their past, and utilize both to reach their therapeutic goals.
(860) 499-3809 
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Hartford, CT 06106
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Pamela Lubin McGuire
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Therapy is about what works for you. I provide a compassionate, non-judgmental, and confidential space to explore and shift away from maladaptive thoughts and patterns. I work relationally with individuals to foster self satisfaction, further self understanding and appreciation, and restore the self. A comfortable patient and therapist relationship is key to successful and meaningful therapy. I view the client as the expert on his or her own experience. I aim to create a safe space in order to expand awareness of that experience, integrate aspects that may have been excluded from awareness, and integrate new experience and meanings.
(860) 598-0983 
Hartford, CT 06105
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LGBTQ+ Therapists
These therapists specialize in providing supportive, LGBTQ-affirming therapy in Hartford. Many offer personal insights as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender therapists themselves. Others are allies of the LGBTQIA community with specialized training and experience working with LGBTQ+ clients. All have chosen to include the LGBTQIA community as an area of specialization and client focus.