Therapists in West Hartford, CT

Photo of Michael Ng, Marriage & Family Therapist Associate in West Hartford, CT
Michael Ng
Marriage & Family Therapist Associate
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06110  (Online Only)
It can be hard to admit you’re struggling. You’ve already done most of the hard work by seeking out help. If you are trying to understand how relationships, education, work, and culture interact in your life, therapy can be a safe place to make sense of it all.
It can be hard to admit you’re struggling. You’ve already done most of the hard work by seeking out help. If you are trying to understand how relationships, education, work, and culture interact in your life, therapy can be a safe place to make sense of it all.
(860) 901-1972 View (860) 901-1972
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Kelsy Prucker
Professional Counselor Associate, LPC-A
Verified
1 Endorsed
West Hartford, CT 06107
Deciding to seek help takes courage and can be a difficult step to take. Whether you've been feeling down, struggling with anxious or intrusive thoughts, or have memories from your past that you can't seem to shake, you are in the right place. I'm here to offer guidance and support you through your journey to healing and personal growth. I strive to create a therapeutic space that feels comforting, supportive, inclusive, and non-judgmental.
Deciding to seek help takes courage and can be a difficult step to take. Whether you've been feeling down, struggling with anxious or intrusive thoughts, or have memories from your past that you can't seem to shake, you are in the right place. I'm here to offer guidance and support you through your journey to healing and personal growth. I strive to create a therapeutic space that feels comforting, supportive, inclusive, and non-judgmental.
(860) 407-5590 View (860) 407-5590
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Sasha Lambert
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107  (Online Only)
Hello there. I help my clients by offering them an accepting and empathic place to talk about their lives. Depending on the needs of the individual, I may simply listen and follow, or I may be more directive and action-oriented, offering concrete tools that bring about symptom relief. I focus on behaviors, thoughts, feelings, and relationships, and we explore, together, what brings happiness. I ask my clients to be open, honest, and patient with themselves through this process, and I offer them support as we work toward relief. Hopefully my approach offers what you're looking for.
Hello there. I help my clients by offering them an accepting and empathic place to talk about their lives. Depending on the needs of the individual, I may simply listen and follow, or I may be more directive and action-oriented, offering concrete tools that bring about symptom relief. I focus on behaviors, thoughts, feelings, and relationships, and we explore, together, what brings happiness. I ask my clients to be open, honest, and patient with themselves through this process, and I offer them support as we work toward relief. Hopefully my approach offers what you're looking for.
(203) 428-4983 View (203) 428-4983
Photo of Liz Anderson, LCSW,LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Hartford, CT
Liz Anderson, LCSW,LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
West Hartford, CT 06119
Why is it that only 41% of people with mental health needs have sought out services within the past year? Perhaps there was a lack of connection between the client and the therapist. I hope to be that warm connection to a therapist that you have been seeking. Welcome! Congratulations on taking that first step towards personal growth and transformation - let's take the next part of your journey together. I can help you tackle those issues that have been keeping you stuck, to help you to move toward clarity, just by helping you discover the internal resources that you already possess.
Why is it that only 41% of people with mental health needs have sought out services within the past year? Perhaps there was a lack of connection between the client and the therapist. I hope to be that warm connection to a therapist that you have been seeking. Welcome! Congratulations on taking that first step towards personal growth and transformation - let's take the next part of your journey together. I can help you tackle those issues that have been keeping you stuck, to help you to move toward clarity, just by helping you discover the internal resources that you already possess.
(959) 230-0886 View (959) 230-0886
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Krista Hershey Wells
PhD
Verified
2 Endorsed
West Hartford, CT 06107
Feeling overwhelmed, burnt out, and disconnected? It's time to rediscover your purpose, realign with your values, and achieve those BIG goals for 2024—partner with me to create a more fulfilling life. If you're exhausted, lacking motivation, and yearning for a deeper sense of purpose, give me a call! Together, we'll embark on a soul-searching quest to uncover your "why" that powerful driving force that propels you toward greatness. Let's ignite the fire within and reignite your passion. Imagine a life that is balanced, joyful, and harmoniously successful. Realign. Rediscover. Reclaim your brilliance.
Feeling overwhelmed, burnt out, and disconnected? It's time to rediscover your purpose, realign with your values, and achieve those BIG goals for 2024—partner with me to create a more fulfilling life. If you're exhausted, lacking motivation, and yearning for a deeper sense of purpose, give me a call! Together, we'll embark on a soul-searching quest to uncover your "why" that powerful driving force that propels you toward greatness. Let's ignite the fire within and reignite your passion. Imagine a life that is balanced, joyful, and harmoniously successful. Realign. Rediscover. Reclaim your brilliance.
(860) 891-2818 View (860) 891-2818
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Jennifer Barnett Melquist
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06110
I specialize in relationship issues, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, women's issues, depression and anxiety. I have 20 years of experience in the behavioral health field serving very young children through adulthood and families in many varying stages of their lives. I feel very grateful to work with each and every one of my clients on their journey and honored to help them to achieve the life they want to create.
I specialize in relationship issues, substance abuse, dual diagnosis, women's issues, depression and anxiety. I have 20 years of experience in the behavioral health field serving very young children through adulthood and families in many varying stages of their lives. I feel very grateful to work with each and every one of my clients on their journey and honored to help them to achieve the life they want to create.
(860) 756-5309 View (860) 756-5309
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Gabrielle Rodriguez
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06119
Waitlist for new clients
Seeking therapy can be a challenging step; there’s a part of you that acknowledges you deserve healing and change. I wholeheartedly believe you can achieve a life filled with inner peace and fulfillment and that individuals tend to pursue therapy when they have exhausted their ideas and internal resources to accomplish this. I am passionate about empowering you with the knowledge and tools to connect to your authentic self, develop more meaningful relationships, and gain confidence in navigating life’s inevitable challenges.
Seeking therapy can be a challenging step; there’s a part of you that acknowledges you deserve healing and change. I wholeheartedly believe you can achieve a life filled with inner peace and fulfillment and that individuals tend to pursue therapy when they have exhausted their ideas and internal resources to accomplish this. I am passionate about empowering you with the knowledge and tools to connect to your authentic self, develop more meaningful relationships, and gain confidence in navigating life’s inevitable challenges.
(860) 962-4622 View (860) 962-4622
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Robert J Hamm
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107
I have always gained great satisfaction from helping people feel happier and in learning more effective ways to achieve more fulfilling lives. Those clients who are eager and open to learning more about themselves in order to achieve these goals benefit most from my approach as a therapist. I often focus, therefore, on insight, meaning, and symbols (including dream interpretation)in order to help clients establish a more positive and accepting perspective of themselves and others. In therapy, I work with obstacles against achieving these goals that include anxiety, depression, addictions, anger, and interpersonal and relationship issues.
I have always gained great satisfaction from helping people feel happier and in learning more effective ways to achieve more fulfilling lives. Those clients who are eager and open to learning more about themselves in order to achieve these goals benefit most from my approach as a therapist. I often focus, therefore, on insight, meaning, and symbols (including dream interpretation)in order to help clients establish a more positive and accepting perspective of themselves and others. In therapy, I work with obstacles against achieving these goals that include anxiety, depression, addictions, anger, and interpersonal and relationship issues.
(860) 560-8856 View (860) 560-8856
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Purvi Shah Vanderploeg
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107
Welcome! You are destined to have a thriving life and if that is not what you are living right now, I can help! I partner with clients who are interested in growing and facing the barriers that get in the way of their health. Maybe you are struggling with depression or anxiety. Maybe you are living with a chronic disease that has changed how you live. Maybe you have some habits that are taking away from your health. I will work with you to gain an understanding and acceptance of what is going on, so we can then take action and move towards THRIVING!
Welcome! You are destined to have a thriving life and if that is not what you are living right now, I can help! I partner with clients who are interested in growing and facing the barriers that get in the way of their health. Maybe you are struggling with depression or anxiety. Maybe you are living with a chronic disease that has changed how you live. Maybe you have some habits that are taking away from your health. I will work with you to gain an understanding and acceptance of what is going on, so we can then take action and move towards THRIVING!
(860) 333-6892 View (860) 333-6892
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Kyoung-Hi S. Dickson
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified
7 Endorsed
West Hartford, CT 06117  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
I will provide a safe and nurturing environment where individuals, couples and families can explore ways in which they are stuck and help them find a more fulfilling life. Whether I see an individual or an entire family, I use a relational, solution-focused and collaborative approach that respects and validates client strengths to find solutions. Being a Korean-American with first hand experience living in different countries, I bring a culturally-sensitive and non-judgmental approach to help clients increase insight, identify patterns that no longer are useful and develop a path forward that will bring more fulfillment.
I will provide a safe and nurturing environment where individuals, couples and families can explore ways in which they are stuck and help them find a more fulfilling life. Whether I see an individual or an entire family, I use a relational, solution-focused and collaborative approach that respects and validates client strengths to find solutions. Being a Korean-American with first hand experience living in different countries, I bring a culturally-sensitive and non-judgmental approach to help clients increase insight, identify patterns that no longer are useful and develop a path forward that will bring more fulfillment.
(860) 516-0297 View (860) 516-0297
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Bland Maloney
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06117  (Online Only)
Note: I offer telehealth sessions only. Thank you for exploring my page on Psychology Today. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I provide individual, couples and family therapy with an approach that integrates cognitive-behavioral therapy and family systems models. (I do not treat children or adolescents in my practice.) My role as therapist is to help stimulate change by facilitating conversations that explore and lead to new ways of thinking about your life and relationships, and ways to initiate meaningful change.
Note: I offer telehealth sessions only. Thank you for exploring my page on Psychology Today. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker I provide individual, couples and family therapy with an approach that integrates cognitive-behavioral therapy and family systems models. (I do not treat children or adolescents in my practice.) My role as therapist is to help stimulate change by facilitating conversations that explore and lead to new ways of thinking about your life and relationships, and ways to initiate meaningful change.
(860) 864-4248 View (860) 864-4248
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Tara M Alosky
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, MA
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06119
Tara is an Licensed Master's Social Worker. Tara enjoys working with children, adolescents, young adults and families, although she is open to working with all ages who come from different walks of life. She works with those experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, familial challenges, and life transitions. Tara supports children and their families with behavioral challenges, school problems and guidance to parents. She is person-centered and uses creative approaches to meet individual needs.
Tara is an Licensed Master's Social Worker. Tara enjoys working with children, adolescents, young adults and families, although she is open to working with all ages who come from different walks of life. She works with those experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, familial challenges, and life transitions. Tara supports children and their families with behavioral challenges, school problems and guidance to parents. She is person-centered and uses creative approaches to meet individual needs.
(860) 898-9118 x57 View (860) 898-9118 x57
Photo of Jennifer Haggerty, Licensed Professional Counselor in West Hartford, CT
Jennifer Haggerty
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
West Hartford, CT 06110
My goal as a therapist is to support my clients in identifying strengths and developing coping skills in order to move toward positive change. I have experience and specialties in helping adolescents, young adults and adults. I use creativity and warmth to help my clients manage their depression, anxiety, trauma, social relationships, work life stressors, peer conflict and developmental challenges, especially Autism spectrum disorders.
My goal as a therapist is to support my clients in identifying strengths and developing coping skills in order to move toward positive change. I have experience and specialties in helping adolescents, young adults and adults. I use creativity and warmth to help my clients manage their depression, anxiety, trauma, social relationships, work life stressors, peer conflict and developmental challenges, especially Autism spectrum disorders.
(860) 698-4236 View (860) 698-4236
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Aliris Alicea
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD, LPC, NCC, CCMHC
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06110  (Online Only)
Are you ready for a new beginning? / Estás listo para un nuevo comienzo? As a Mental Health Counselor, I believe in the potential of all my clients. Together, we will explore your strengths and opportunities and work to fulfill your goals. I have over 15 years of experience working with family interactions, reunification, life issues, mental health diagnoses, trauma, and anger management. My therapeutic focus is client-centered.
Are you ready for a new beginning? / Estás listo para un nuevo comienzo? As a Mental Health Counselor, I believe in the potential of all my clients. Together, we will explore your strengths and opportunities and work to fulfill your goals. I have over 15 years of experience working with family interactions, reunification, life issues, mental health diagnoses, trauma, and anger management. My therapeutic focus is client-centered.
(860) 390-5093 View (860) 390-5093
Michael Parrott
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, SYC, NCSP, LPC
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06110  (Online Only)
Now accepting new clients! ! Is your teen experiencing emotional or behavioral challenges at school or at home? Are you a young adult struggling to cope with life’s stressors? As a licensed professional counselor and school psychologist with 10 years of experience working with teens, young adults and families, I am equipped to help! Clients can expect a non-judgemental and collaborative experience. My approach is tailored to each individual’s unique needs. Clients are provided a space to explore their thoughts and emotions, build coping strategies, and identify strategies to accomplish their personal goals.
Now accepting new clients! ! Is your teen experiencing emotional or behavioral challenges at school or at home? Are you a young adult struggling to cope with life’s stressors? As a licensed professional counselor and school psychologist with 10 years of experience working with teens, young adults and families, I am equipped to help! Clients can expect a non-judgemental and collaborative experience. My approach is tailored to each individual’s unique needs. Clients are provided a space to explore their thoughts and emotions, build coping strategies, and identify strategies to accomplish their personal goals.
(860) 431-2042 View (860) 431-2042
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Alison Panebianco
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
Naturally, as we live we develop ways of coping in an attempt to thrive. However, we sometimes face painful life experiences and become stuck, experience decreased self esteem, or strained relationships. We may have difficulty harnessing our inner strengths resulting in pain and confusion. Therapy can empower you to thrive during times of change.
Naturally, as we live we develop ways of coping in an attempt to thrive. However, we sometimes face painful life experiences and become stuck, experience decreased self esteem, or strained relationships. We may have difficulty harnessing our inner strengths resulting in pain and confusion. Therapy can empower you to thrive during times of change.
(860) 362-3857 View (860) 362-3857
Photo of Meagan Leduc PsyD, Psychologist in West Hartford, CT
Meagan Leduc PsyD
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107
In my private practice, I enjoy working with clients with an array of presenting concerns, including: anxiety, depression, eating issues, relationship issues, and stress management through each of life's transitions. I have a special interest in guiding clients toward the life they envision and helping them unlock their potential to be the best version of themselves. Working together in a supportive, compassionate environment we will identify coping strategies that allow you to make positive behavioral changes in your life.
In my private practice, I enjoy working with clients with an array of presenting concerns, including: anxiety, depression, eating issues, relationship issues, and stress management through each of life's transitions. I have a special interest in guiding clients toward the life they envision and helping them unlock their potential to be the best version of themselves. Working together in a supportive, compassionate environment we will identify coping strategies that allow you to make positive behavioral changes in your life.
(860) 733-0472 View (860) 733-0472
Photo of Melissa Walder, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in West Hartford, CT
Melissa Walder
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LPC
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107  (Online Only)
Are you experiencing a constant state of unease, with anxiety, restlessness, and a racing mind? You may feel like you are struggling to maintain control in a chaotic and turbulent world. This tension can lead to headaches, fatigue, lack of focus, and indecisiveness.
Are you experiencing a constant state of unease, with anxiety, restlessness, and a racing mind? You may feel like you are struggling to maintain control in a chaotic and turbulent world. This tension can lead to headaches, fatigue, lack of focus, and indecisiveness.
(860) 650-1656 View (860) 650-1656
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Steven Douglass
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107  (Online Only)
Not accepting new clients
My primary area of expertise is in working with individuals with substance use disorders and related co-occurring disorders. I have extensive experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression,and trauma. I use a synthesis of different approaches rooted in cognitive behavioral and acceptance and commitment therapy but including insights and strategies drawn from a broad range of other therapeutic modalities. This allows for a flexible approach tailored to the needs of the individual and responsive and adaptable to the input regarding what is most helpful, constructive, and productive for each client.
My primary area of expertise is in working with individuals with substance use disorders and related co-occurring disorders. I have extensive experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression,and trauma. I use a synthesis of different approaches rooted in cognitive behavioral and acceptance and commitment therapy but including insights and strategies drawn from a broad range of other therapeutic modalities. This allows for a flexible approach tailored to the needs of the individual and responsive and adaptable to the input regarding what is most helpful, constructive, and productive for each client.
(860) 530-2593 View (860) 530-2593
Photo of Ann Osoba, Licensed Professional Counselor in West Hartford, CT
Ann Osoba
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
West Hartford, CT 06107
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in working with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. I apply an eclectic approach, meeting an individual where they are and customizing therapy tools to help them reframe unhelpful thoughts and change negative behaviors. The end goal is to improve their emotional and physical well-being.
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in working with children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. I apply an eclectic approach, meeting an individual where they are and customizing therapy tools to help them reframe unhelpful thoughts and change negative behaviors. The end goal is to improve their emotional and physical well-being.
(860) 385-6624 View (860) 385-6624

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Number of Therapists in West Hartford, CT

500+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in West Hartford, CT who prioritize treating:

94% Anxiety
88% Depression
79% Self Esteem
74% Relationship Issues
72% Coping Skills
68% Stress
67% Trauma and PTSD

Average years in practice

14 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

66% Aetna
65% Cigna and Evernorth
64% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH

How Therapists in West Hartford, CT see their clients

67% In Person and Online
33% Online Only

Gender breakdown

81% Female
19% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in West Hartford?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.