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Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Dr. Joel Behar

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP

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409 Bantam Road, Suite A-1, PO Box 1376, Litchfield, CT 06759
Waitlist for new clients
Let's Connect (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
With over 4 decades of experience in clinical practice, I have helped people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures to face and resolve their problems, manage or eliminate their fears and anxieties and to get more out of life. Clients and colleagues have described me as a clinician who is empathic, caring, kind and highly effective. As a clinician with a Ph.D. in medical psychotherapy my treatment approach and training encompasses the following range: cognitive behavioral therapy, child and family therapy, mindfulness based stress reduction, Morita therapy, among others.
I have extensive experience helping people with the following issues/problems and concerns: Depression and Anxiety; Trauma; Stress Management ; Chronic Pain; Parenting Issues, especially with difficulties relating to challenging children; Marital and Couples Counseling
Positive change is possible for most people, given the proper help and motivation. I would welcome an opportunity to explore with you how to achieve your goals. Please contact me to set up an initial consultation. Sessions are available via Doxy.me and Face Time.
Call or Dr. Joel Behar now for a free 15 minute consultation - (860) 390-5242

Practice at a Glance

Waitlist. Contact to join the list for in-person and online therapy.

409 Bantam Road, Suite A-1

PO Box 1376

Litchfield, CT 06759

(860) 390-5242
Life can be difficult, challenging and painful. Contact me today to gain the knowledge, skills and perspective that will help you he most.
I specialize in Anxiety, Child and Relationship Issues 
$225 Per Session  
I see individuals, couples and families  
Let's Connect (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Practice at a Glance

Waitlist. Contact to join the list for in-person and online therapy.

409 Bantam Road, Suite A-1

PO Box 1376

Litchfield, CT 06759

(860) 390-5242
Life can be difficult, challenging and painful. Contact me today to gain the knowledge, skills and perspective that will help you he most.
I specialize in Anxiety, Child and Relationship Issues 
$225 Per Session  
I see individuals, couples and families  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $225
  • Couple Sessions $275
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Health Savings Account

Insurance

  • Out of Network
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP

Qualifications

    Clinical Social Work/Therapist: Joel Behar
  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of New York / 022230 Joel Behar
    License state differs from primary location state.
  • Certificate from State of CT, Department of Public Health 009221 / 2018
  • Attended City University of New York Graduate Center, Graduated 1990
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Child
  • Relationship Issues

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP
Do these issues align with your needs? or (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP

Client Focus

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Age

Children (6 to 10)
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Trauma Focused
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP

Location

Primary Location

409 Bantam Road, Suite A-1

PO Box 1376

Litchfield, CT 06759

(860) 390-5242
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Life can be difficult, challenging and painful. Contact me today to gain the knowledge, skills and perspective that will help you he most.
Call for a free consultation now - (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP
"
Life can be difficult, challenging and painful. Contact me today to gain the knowledge, skills and perspective that will help you he most.
Call for a free consultation now - (860) 390-5242
Photo of Joel Behar - Dr. Joel Behar, PhD, BCD, ABMP, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Dr. Joel Behar
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, BCD, ABMP