Ilise Gold, MEd, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Westport
I assist my clients in moving from "Crisis To Capacity" with my approach, "The 5 Steps To Healthy Change." For CHILDREN: Adjustment therapy, behavioral and social skills training. For ADOLESCENTS: Managing the stressors and pressures of school, dating, family, and career. With ADULTS: Enhancing self-esteem, changing unhealthy life patterns and building successful personal, professional, parental, social and family lives. Expertise in supporting/sponsoring the CREATIVE PERSONALITY. For COUPLES: Communication skills and the reconfiguration of intimate partnerships for more satisfying relationships. With FAMILIES: Relationship dynamics, interpersonal skills and strategies to develop a stronger/healthier family culture.
Cognitive-behavioral (CBT), dialectical behavioral (DBT) , and insight oriented therapy. A collaborative, solution-based approach. Expertise in DIVORCE. COUPLES: Steps/tools to create an amicable process. Co-parenting coaching for a healthy transition. CHILDREN: A psycho-educational, art/play therapy approach to maintain emotional stability. POST-DIVORCE FAMILIES: Adjustment/acceptance of roles in blended families.
Therapist, group leader, lecturer and writer. Studied method acting at The Lee Strasberg Institute. A multi-sensory approach, assists each person in de-layering their defense mechanisms to reach their core/authentic self. My unique approach, "The 5 Steps To Healthy Change" assists each client in living their capacity throughout their life.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Ilise Gold now - (203) 599-4645


  • Years in Practice: 30+ Years
  • School: Northeastern University
  • Year Graduated: 1982
  • License No. and State: 000329 Connecticut


  • Child or Adolescent
  • Relationship Issues
  • Divorce


  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2016
Ilise Gold, MEd, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Westport

Ilise Gold

Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC