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Kathleen Cairns
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD

Kathleen Cairns

Psychologist, PsyD

Verified by Psychology Today
720 Farmington Ave, West Hartford, CT 06119
Let's Connect (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist, hypnotherapist, and author of "The Psychotherapy Workbook","The Bald & The Beautiful: Surviving Breast Cancer, self-hypnosis audio tape "Breathe... As If Your Life Depended On It.," and lithographic greeting cards "Kathleen's Condolences." Her weekly column LIFE GOES ON can be read in her website. She is also frequently interviewed for the internet, magazines, and books regarding today’s social issues. Kathleen works with anxiety, depression,bipolar, addictions, sexual abuse, relationship issues, stress, grief, death, adolescents, and couples.
Kathleen combines psychodynamic and CognitiveBehavioralTherapy described in her book, "The Psychotherapy Workbook." In private practice for 10 years in Beverly Hills, CA, she now practices in West Hartford, CT for the past 20 years. She is also available for home visits for emergencies or disabilities.
Dr. Cairns believes healing happens in the relationship between patient and therapist. Her work has focused on the teaching and development of communication and intimacy skills in relationships. Areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, bipolar, addiction,sexual abuse, agoraphobia, stress management, the mindbody connection, and death and dying.
Take the first step to help. Call or Kathleen Cairns now - (860) 236-5555

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Life Goes On Psychotherapy Center

720 Farmington Ave

West Hartford, CT 06119

(860) 236-5555
For all of our safety, I am available for telephone sessions only until this corona virus is contained. FaceTime or Google Duo or telephone.
I specialize in Relationship Issues, Depression and Bipolar Disorder 
$170 Per Session  
I see individuals, couples and families  
Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and relationships can worsen during isolation. I'm here to help you.
Kathleen Cairns
Let's Connect (860) 236-5555

My Practice at a Glance

Available both in-person and online

Life Goes On Psychotherapy Center

720 Farmington Ave

West Hartford, CT 06119

(860) 236-5555
For all of our safety, I am available for telephone sessions only until this corona virus is contained. FaceTime or Google Duo or telephone.
I specialize in Relationship Issues, Depression and Bipolar Disorder 
$170 Per Session  
I see individuals, couples and families  
Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and relationships can worsen during isolation. I'm here to help you.
Kathleen Cairns

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $170
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Out of Network
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of Connecticut / 002301
  • Certificate from California #14125 / 2002
  • Attended Ryokan College, Connecticut College, Graduated 1992
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder

Expertise

  • Addiction
  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anxiety
  • Bisexual
  • Career Counseling
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Geriatric and Seniors
  • Grief
  • Home visits available.
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Lesbian
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Do these issues align with your needs? or (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD

Client Focus

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Aviation Professionals
Cancer
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied

Ethnicity

Asian
Hispanic and Latino

Age

Preteen
Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples
Family

Communities

Aviation Professionals
Cancer
Gay Allied
Lesbian Allied

Ethnicity

Asian
Hispanic and Latino

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Transpersonal
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD

Location

Primary Location

Life Goes On Psychotherapy Center

720 Farmington Ave

West Hartford, CT 06119

(860) 236-5555
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For all of our safety, I am available for telephone sessions only until this corona virus is contained. FaceTime or Google Duo or telephone.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD
"
For all of our safety, I am available for telephone sessions only until this corona virus is contained. FaceTime or Google Duo or telephone.
Take the first step to help. Call now - (860) 236-5555
Kathleen Cairns
Psychologist, PsyD
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024