Adults who are open to working on emotional and/or behavioral issues in a safe environment where their concerns can be validated and explored. Individuals who are comfortable working with a masters level social work student in a private, mental health setting.
Therapy can be scary when you're unsure what to expect. It may help you to know that my goal is to give you a positive experience where you can work on yourself in a non judgmental and validating environment. In these unprecedented times you may be struggling with anxiety, depression and school and work related stress. You may also be struggling with adjusting to the quickly changing times and balancing daily responsibilities. Whatever calls you to therapy will be addressed with care and compassion while also providing you with the tools to challenge yourself to create positive changes.
Any individual who has the goal of living a more fulfilling life deserves to achieve that goal. Whether dealing with emotional dysregulation, low self-esteem or stress, change is attainable. If you're looking to create a more manageable and happy life through additional support, information and accountability therapy is for you.
I am accepting new clients and I am in-network with Aetna and Cigna! Are you seeking support to improve your overall well being, relationships with others, and most importantly, the relationship with yourself? You and I can utilize the therapeutic space to identify and verbalize your subconscious thoughts/feelings, with the purpose of living a more comfortable life and improving your ability to be present and grounded in your daily life. Using an empathetic, genuine, person-centered and strength-based approach with unconditional positive regard, I provide a safe, comfortable and autonomous experience for all people.
Accepting New Clients! I work with children, adolescents and young adult battling the issues that come with life transitions and adjusting to life. This could be with intimate relationships, identity, sexuality, friendships and the like. Their goals are to remediate these problems by having an understanding of what they are going through and how to address them properly. They want to achieve a sense of calmness, stability, and control in their everyday life.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS-MA, PhD, LPC, ACS, EMDR
In a world plagued with problems, it can seem as though solutions don't exist, but I am convinced that all problems have answers. People are unique and a treatment plan is needed to address each individual's unique problems. I use an integrated approach to treating patients. My background (MPhil degree) in genetics gives me an edge; help me to understand behaviors and problems at an inheritance level. As a scholar I approach problems with scientific method and look at the cause and effect of all problems before coming with an appropriate solution.
**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** We strive when we grow. We need to know that we can still grow and also feel that growth. Growth is the core of my approach as a Licensed Professional Counselor. I have witnessed the growth in my clients over the past ten years. My passion and motivation will allow you to work through your challenges, guide you through life transitions and empower a clearer perspective and understanding of YOU!
I'm not a magician, and therapy isn't magic. However, therapy does work wonders when you find a clinician who can meet you where you're at, provide a comfortable space for you to explore your needs, and effectively guide you in becoming the person you want to be. My goal as a therapist is to do just that. Regardless of the issue you may be facing, I'm here to help. I have a special passion for helping clients who are battling substance abuse disorders, anxiety, and depression, but my goal as a psychotherapist is to help anyone who is ready, willing, and motivated to better themselves.
I've always been a "people person" but started work in the field of technology. When laid off after 20 years, I saw it as a blessing in disguise, went back to school, and received my Masters of Social Work. I bring a sense of enthusiasm and energy which combined with some of the wisdom I've gained in life help me provide a high quality service to a diverse range of clients. Sessions are specific to each client's needs and can include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Mindfulness, relaxation techniques and other approaches.
I treat depression, anxiety, relationships, disappointments and losses, parenting, couples, individuals and families. Conflict and distress can stem from many sources-life upheavals, separation, divorce, trauma, death, unexpected disappointments, mourning what we have lost or never had. Therapy is a process of Self discovery-understanding what makes you-you and Your unique personal issues. My role is to help you unlock whatever has or is preventing you from reaching your personal goals and the quality of life you desire. Together we will explore pathways to change or acceptance to free you to move forward..
You can be happy and healthy! Like many of us, you may need some help to get yourself there. I provide a safe, empathic,and nonjudgmental environment in which I help you discover and develop your strengths to overcome the problems that are holding you back from peace and contentment. I offer over 20+ years of psychotherapy experience in helping individuals, couples, and families to increase their self-esteem, develop more satisfying relationships,and increase their sense of control and fulfillment.
Our practice offers Comprehensive Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Treatment of Eating Disorders - for children, adolescents, and adults. We understand the challenges that children and parents face today. Our aim is to offer support and guidance to individuals and families seeking expert intervention. We are committed to help you return to the path of full health as efficiently as possible. Barbara Reese is an Intensively Trained DBT Practitioner, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist-Supervisor, and is certified in both CBT-E and in Family- Based Treatment (FBT), for pediatric, adolescent, and adult eating disorders.
Clients come to me for relief of symptoms of anxiety and depression, and to learn to process how trauma or complex trauma may be impacting their lives today and how to move forward from it. They also seek to gain insight into why they do what they do, to improve their agency or control over their own lives, to learn how to recognize and deal with feelings, to build their self-esteem and to find more pleasure and serenity in their lives. As we work towards the goals clients become ready and willing to make the real behavioral changes that will make a positive difference in their lives.
Do you have self-identified goals that seem so far out of reach or even unattainable? Do you want to break free from the inner critic telling you that you are not good enough? Your goal may be to break unhelpful thinking patterns, become 'unstuck,' or to work through feelings of worthlessness and despair. I help people that have made the courageous decision to begin counseling. "You don't need to feel good to get going. You need to get going to feel good." I offer an approach that will help you achieve your vision by becoming one percent better, every day.
Jeff is a Licensed Professional Counselor with extensive experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families in diverse levels of care and treatment settings. As a therapist Jeff provides a safe supportive space for individuals to process their thoughts and feelings. Jeff seeks to empower his clients, foster self-awareness so that they can accomplish their goals and live healthier lives. Jeff provides individualized therapy focusing on issue related to depression, anxiety, substance, anger management, trauma and interpersonal conflict.
Arrow Counseling, LLC is the practice of Michelle Cox, a NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker. At Arrow Counseling we foster personal growth, resiliency and focus on improving the quality of life for one person, one family or one situation at a time.
Joy Journe graduated with a Master's degree in Social Work from Monmouth University, NJ with a focus on Families and Children. She has worked within the field of social work with various populations for 25 years. Joy can be described as a non judgmental, positive person as well as a professional who deems herself to be a Survivor in life. Joy is known to be able to work with anyone through any situation they are going through as she is a compassionate first. She offers a warm down to earth approach that explores the intersection between mind, body, and spirit.
Life’s journey can be challenging at times. Each of us can use extra support at times. Our practice provides clients with the environment to help work through these obstacles. Together we can work to set and reach attainable goals.
Life comes with a variety of challenges. Anxiety, sadness, traumatic experiences, and self-doubt can cripple us. We all need support. Counseling can provide you or your loved one with the healing, skills, and resilience needed to meaningfully grow. I am committed to helping my clients through all of life’s obstacles in a positive and nonjudgmental setting. Together, we will work on creating an individualized plan to achieve your goals. You are an expert on your own life. With the proper support, you have the power to tackle anything.
My clinical experience includes a wide range of issues that effect children, adolescents and adults. My training includes cognitive behavioral therapy, family therapy, and individual therapy. I treat individuals who are experiencing issues including Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, school related concerns that impact your child's self-esteem. In counseling, we must break away from negative thinking, harmful self- talk and unhealthy relationships. My hope as we work together you are able to achieve your goals and to make positive changes in your life.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Fairfield are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Fairfield then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Fairfield, or Child Psychologists in Fairfield.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Fairfield psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Fairfield specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.