Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I specialize in individual psychotherapy and couples counseling. I work with children and adults who are in crisis or need assistance facing everyday challenges. I see couples who are having interpersonal conflicts and communication difficulties. I am a compassionate listener with a good sense of humor and a warm, engaging style. I view each person as an individual and will tailor treatment to best meet your unique needs. I am trained in goal directed cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as well as more in- depth existential psychodynamic analysis that focus on how both current and past experience influences patterns of behavior."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 350-0496
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"I specialize in individual psychotherapy and couples counseling. I work with children and adults who are in crisis or need assistance facing everyday challenges. I see couples who are having interpersonal conflicts and communication difficulties. I am a compassionate listener with a good sense of humor and a warm, engaging style. I view each person as an individual and will tailor treatment to best meet your unique needs. I am trained in goal directed cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as well as more in- depth existential psychodynamic analysis that focus on how both current and past experience influences patterns of behavior."
Michael Ralabate, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"For some individuals, therapy can be a frightening step to take on the journey of self-improvement. For others, it can be the piece needed to help turn one's life in a more positive direction. If you are looking to begin on this journey, I believe I can be of help."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 794-7907
Verified
Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"For some individuals, therapy can be a frightening step to take on the journey of self-improvement. For others, it can be the piece needed to help turn one's life in a more positive direction. If you are looking to begin on this journey, I believe I can be of help."
Corinne Seville, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Connecticut and New York. In my work, I use a strength-based, holistic, collaborative approach and use integrative, evidence-based therapeutic techniques to support my clients. I am flexible, adaptable, and develop an individualized plan with the client to help them reach the goals they have identified. It takes strength and courage to ask for support and I feel privileged to walk with my clients through the various stressors that lead them to seek out treatment. Therapy can be challenging but should always ultimately be a rewarding and positive experience."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 528-0979
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Connecticut and New York. In my work, I use a strength-based, holistic, collaborative approach and use integrative, evidence-based therapeutic techniques to support my clients. I am flexible, adaptable, and develop an individualized plan with the client to help them reach the goals they have identified. It takes strength and courage to ask for support and I feel privileged to walk with my clients through the various stressors that lead them to seek out treatment. Therapy can be challenging but should always ultimately be a rewarding and positive experience."
Positive Directions - Center for Prev & Counseling, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, CFSW, CSSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"People often tell me that I'm a thoughtful and compassionate clinician with a good sense of humor. My clinical training is in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which I integrate with other treatment modalities, including DBT and mindfulness skills. My aim is to provide a supportive atmosphere where clients can work towards their goals, utilizing the strengths they have within themselves...all while learning practical skills to take forward for a healthier life."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 583-8382
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"People often tell me that I'm a thoughtful and compassionate clinician with a good sense of humor. My clinical training is in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which I integrate with other treatment modalities, including DBT and mindfulness skills. My aim is to provide a supportive atmosphere where clients can work towards their goals, utilizing the strengths they have within themselves...all while learning practical skills to take forward for a healthier life."
Nadja Streiter, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Is your Smartphone or Social Media, Gaming, Porn, Online Gambling or other Internet based activity dominating your life? Are your friends and/or family complaining that you are always in front of a screen? Do you have a child you think is addicted to technology or being negatively impacted by overuse? Do you describe yourself as addicted? Perhaps you could benefit from treatment. I work with individuals and families to help them find a balance between healthy and adaptive use of technology versus unhealthy overuse, dependence, and addiction. Using technology is unavoidable but compulsive or addictive use can be overcome. "
Video Game Addiction
(203) 717-4465
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Is your Smartphone or Social Media, Gaming, Porn, Online Gambling or other Internet based activity dominating your life? Are your friends and/or family complaining that you are always in front of a screen? Do you have a child you think is addicted to technology or being negatively impacted by overuse? Do you describe yourself as addicted? Perhaps you could benefit from treatment. I work with individuals and families to help them find a balance between healthy and adaptive use of technology versus unhealthy overuse, dependence, and addiction. Using technology is unavoidable but compulsive or addictive use can be overcome. "
Dr Wendy Eisenberg, PhD, MA, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Here's the scoop. I am not the kind of therapist that quietly takes notes and now and then asks you "How does that make you feel?" Nope. Bottom line? Let me tell you about my specialty. My specialty is YOU. I am not invested in keeping you in therapy for years on end. I am ridiculously easy to talk to. I have a unique style which is interpersonal, respectful and creative. If you have felt stuck with former therapists, take a chance with me.. I look through a different lens. Are these paragraphs starting to all sound the same? TECHNIQUES DON'T WORK- A SOLID RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR THERAPIST DOES! "
Video Game Addiction
(203) 222-8088
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Here's the scoop. I am not the kind of therapist that quietly takes notes and now and then asks you "How does that make you feel?" Nope. Bottom line? Let me tell you about my specialty. My specialty is YOU. I am not invested in keeping you in therapy for years on end. I am ridiculously easy to talk to. I have a unique style which is interpersonal, respectful and creative. If you have felt stuck with former therapists, take a chance with me.. I look through a different lens. Are these paragraphs starting to all sound the same? TECHNIQUES DON'T WORK- A SOLID RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR THERAPIST DOES! "
BlueSky Wellness, llc, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"You are not alone. Many people experience difficulty in their lives at one time or another, and for various reasons. You've taken the first step to find help from someone who is a good fit and whom you can feel comfortable exploring and working through whatever brought you here. We're here to support you as we identify what's working for you, what isn't, and use this to guide our work towards helping you reach your optimal self. At BlueSky Wellness, we have many years of diverse experience and training providing comprehensive services to people of varying backgrounds and needs. ​"
Video Game Addiction
(203) 349-8988
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"You are not alone. Many people experience difficulty in their lives at one time or another, and for various reasons. You've taken the first step to find help from someone who is a good fit and whom you can feel comfortable exploring and working through whatever brought you here. We're here to support you as we identify what's working for you, what isn't, and use this to guide our work towards helping you reach your optimal self. At BlueSky Wellness, we have many years of diverse experience and training providing comprehensive services to people of varying backgrounds and needs. ​"
Stokes Online Counseling, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Are you looking to meet with a therapist from your home and/or office? Have you thought about counseling, but the thought of coming into an office is just too much? Connecticut Online Counseling is your solution! We are a team of licensed therapists who understands counseling and technology can be a wonderful thing! By using your laptop or smartphone, you can video chat with a therapist during your scheduled appointment! Our video conferencing is HIPAA secured so your confidentiality is protected! We have morning, evening, and weekend appointments! We take insurance so give us a call, email, or text to see if your insurance covers Online Counseling! "
Video Game Addiction
(203) 490-2177
Verified
Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Are you looking to meet with a therapist from your home and/or office? Have you thought about counseling, but the thought of coming into an office is just too much? Connecticut Online Counseling is your solution! We are a team of licensed therapists who understands counseling and technology can be a wonderful thing! By using your laptop or smartphone, you can video chat with a therapist during your scheduled appointment! Our video conferencing is HIPAA secured so your confidentiality is protected! We have morning, evening, and weekend appointments! We take insurance so give us a call, email, or text to see if your insurance covers Online Counseling! "
Allen Levy, PhD, LCSW, PC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, NCPsyA
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I love helping people who are working through some particular life struggles. Life itself is a challenge to be met by all of us, with many obstacles that can get in the way. Sometimes it is difficult to see through the difficulties and navigate the maze of life's problems. I am here to help. I work with everyone in strengthening their personal self-confidence, self-esteem so that each person's potential can be maximized. I enjoy working with people of all ages, no matter what the problem or illness."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 344-7304
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"I love helping people who are working through some particular life struggles. Life itself is a challenge to be met by all of us, with many obstacles that can get in the way. Sometimes it is difficult to see through the difficulties and navigate the maze of life's problems. I am here to help. I work with everyone in strengthening their personal self-confidence, self-esteem so that each person's potential can be maximized. I enjoy working with people of all ages, no matter what the problem or illness."
Laurie B Grunebaum, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Do you struggle with negative feelings about yourself? Or frequently compare yourself to others, always feeling less than? Or feel overwhelmed easily, flooded with constant worries that you can't rid your mind of? Do you find yourself in chronic cycles of addictive behavior (overeating, binging & purging, overusing alcohol or drugs, overspending. etc.) followed by feelings of guilt, shame, and depression? Are you always talking to yourself with "shoulds" or "what ifs"? Do you have low interest/motivation and find yourself avoiding responsibilities, self care or tasks that would actually make you feel good about yourself? I can help you!"
Video Game Addiction
(203) 776-3667
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Do you struggle with negative feelings about yourself? Or frequently compare yourself to others, always feeling less than? Or feel overwhelmed easily, flooded with constant worries that you can't rid your mind of? Do you find yourself in chronic cycles of addictive behavior (overeating, binging & purging, overusing alcohol or drugs, overspending. etc.) followed by feelings of guilt, shame, and depression? Are you always talking to yourself with "shoulds" or "what ifs"? Do you have low interest/motivation and find yourself avoiding responsibilities, self care or tasks that would actually make you feel good about yourself? I can help you!"
Molly A Mcdonald, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, CKPMT, LLC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Is everyday a parenting struggle and everything a battle? Considering medication but would love an alternative that works? I offer two evidenced-based therapies, one for parents/ one for children. I can help you navigate through the most difficult of parenting struggles. Mild behavioral issues such as potty training and following directions to more severe such as, ADHD, school issues, anxiety, and aggression/talking back. This short-term program, (generally 3-8) achieves success quickly! The techniques help parents stay consistent and calm which also decreases marital discord and family chaos. Call today and begin increasing cooperation and compliance, and enjoy family time again."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 779-6634
Verified
Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Is everyday a parenting struggle and everything a battle? Considering medication but would love an alternative that works? I offer two evidenced-based therapies, one for parents/ one for children. I can help you navigate through the most difficult of parenting struggles. Mild behavioral issues such as potty training and following directions to more severe such as, ADHD, school issues, anxiety, and aggression/talking back. This short-term program, (generally 3-8) achieves success quickly! The techniques help parents stay consistent and calm which also decreases marital discord and family chaos. Call today and begin increasing cooperation and compliance, and enjoy family time again."
Dr. Brett, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"As a Sports Psychologist, Life Coach, and Business coach I have over 30,000 hours of experience working with athletes and entrepreneurs. I am particularly effective with the mental game: helping athletes and business people develop much greater patience, poise, focus, clarity, and self-confidence! I guide many through difficult crises like performance anxiety, depression and communication issues working through obstacles along the way like fear of failure, fear of success, and many other forms of self-sabotage. You will develop greater poise, business acumen, enhanced performance, and career satisfaction."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 701-7220
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"As a Sports Psychologist, Life Coach, and Business coach I have over 30,000 hours of experience working with athletes and entrepreneurs. I am particularly effective with the mental game: helping athletes and business people develop much greater patience, poise, focus, clarity, and self-confidence! I guide many through difficult crises like performance anxiety, depression and communication issues working through obstacles along the way like fear of failure, fear of success, and many other forms of self-sabotage. You will develop greater poise, business acumen, enhanced performance, and career satisfaction."
Christine Lawlor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Everyone struggles with a variety of issues and we are dedicated to their healthy growth and development. I utilize play therapy for children and a cognitive behavioral approach for adolescents as well as adults. Through the journey of self discovery you can become more aware of how your decisions have been affecting your life. This awareness leads to an understanding of yourself and how you can change these patterns to improve your life potential. I believe there is hope in all circumstances and we are all a work in progress."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 424-0018
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Everyone struggles with a variety of issues and we are dedicated to their healthy growth and development. I utilize play therapy for children and a cognitive behavioral approach for adolescents as well as adults. Through the journey of self discovery you can become more aware of how your decisions have been affecting your life. This awareness leads to an understanding of yourself and how you can change these patterns to improve your life potential. I believe there is hope in all circumstances and we are all a work in progress."
Guy Orly, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"In addition to treating adults with anxiety, depression and other common and complex conditions, I specialize in child and adolescent psychotherapy, substance abuse struggles as well as LGBTQ populations, including gender-expansive, gender-questioning individuals across the lifespan. "
Video Game Addiction
(203) 745-2148
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"In addition to treating adults with anxiety, depression and other common and complex conditions, I specialize in child and adolescent psychotherapy, substance abuse struggles as well as LGBTQ populations, including gender-expansive, gender-questioning individuals across the lifespan. "
Jill Meyers, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Hosts group in:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Let's stop beating around the bush! Too many of us have spent time in therapists' offices talking ourselves in circles, with little progress, wondering why we bother. I like to take a more direct approach. I offer feedback and direction, from the first appointment. I also offer suggestions on how to get unstuck and make changes - in this lifetime! Most people come to therapy looking to change - I say, let's do it now!"
Video Game Addiction
(203) 684-5117
Verified
Hosts group in:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Let's stop beating around the bush! Too many of us have spent time in therapists' offices talking ourselves in circles, with little progress, wondering why we bother. I like to take a more direct approach. I offer feedback and direction, from the first appointment. I also offer suggestions on how to get unstuck and make changes - in this lifetime! Most people come to therapy looking to change - I say, let's do it now!"
Eve M Applebaum, LCSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I see all individuals as unique & my approach in our journey in therapy together is holistic & respectful, creating an authentic relationship between therapist & client in a safe environment to explore your feelings, thoughts & goals. I believe together, we can focus on healthy ways to find clarity & resolve struggles that will give relief from grief, frustration & anger. Talking & opening up the necessary portals, then learning coping skills can help to get wheels moving again & improve decision-making for self growth, change, interpersonal relationships and personal safety at any age. "
Video Game Addiction
(203) 408-6632
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"I see all individuals as unique & my approach in our journey in therapy together is holistic & respectful, creating an authentic relationship between therapist & client in a safe environment to explore your feelings, thoughts & goals. I believe together, we can focus on healthy ways to find clarity & resolve struggles that will give relief from grief, frustration & anger. Talking & opening up the necessary portals, then learning coping skills can help to get wheels moving again & improve decision-making for self growth, change, interpersonal relationships and personal safety at any age. "
Rachel Kopanski, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LADC
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Often people reach out for therapy at a time in their lives when they are in transition and ready to make changes that will better themselves. Patterns of negative thinking and self-sabotaging behaviors can make you feel stuck and often can get in the way of living your best possible life. My goal is to help you understand the root of your anxiety, depression, substance abuse, self-image issues and/or trauma and to work through these problems so that you can become 'unstuck' and move forward in a more positive, self-freeing and fulfilling direction."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 361-3326 x5
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Often people reach out for therapy at a time in their lives when they are in transition and ready to make changes that will better themselves. Patterns of negative thinking and self-sabotaging behaviors can make you feel stuck and often can get in the way of living your best possible life. My goal is to help you understand the root of your anxiety, depression, substance abuse, self-image issues and/or trauma and to work through these problems so that you can become 'unstuck' and move forward in a more positive, self-freeing and fulfilling direction."
Laurie B Grunebaum, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"Do you struggle with negative feelings about yourself? Or frequently compare yourself to others, always feeling less than? Or feel overwhelmed easily, flooded with constant worries that you can't rid your mind of? Do you find yourself in chronic cycles of addictive behavior (overeating, binging & purging, overusing alcohol or drugs, overspending. etc.) followed by feelings of guilt, shame, and depression? Are you always talking to yourself with "shoulds" or "what ifs"? Do you have low interest/motivation and find yourself avoiding responsibilities, self care or tasks that would actually make you feel good about yourself? I can help you!"
Video Game Addiction
(203) 544-2665
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"Do you struggle with negative feelings about yourself? Or frequently compare yourself to others, always feeling less than? Or feel overwhelmed easily, flooded with constant worries that you can't rid your mind of? Do you find yourself in chronic cycles of addictive behavior (overeating, binging & purging, overusing alcohol or drugs, overspending. etc.) followed by feelings of guilt, shame, and depression? Are you always talking to yourself with "shoulds" or "what ifs"? Do you have low interest/motivation and find yourself avoiding responsibilities, self care or tasks that would actually make you feel good about yourself? I can help you!"
Neal H Brodsky, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"I help adults, children and parents navigate challenges and emerge with new confidence as my clients learn to create lives they love. Whether dealing with anxiety, depression, relationships or problems with school or life direction, clients benefit from tailored sessions unique to individual or family needs."
Video Game Addiction
(203) 779-6652
Verified
Office is near:
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"I help adults, children and parents navigate challenges and emerge with new confidence as my clients learn to create lives they love. Whether dealing with anxiety, depression, relationships or problems with school or life direction, clients benefit from tailored sessions unique to individual or family needs."
Mary Dobson, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT, CEDS
Verified by Psychology Today
Westport, Connecticut 06880
"My mission is to empower you to define and claim the authentic, peaceful life you were born to lead; letting go of self-judgment, guilt, and maladaptive patterns to uncover inner strength and resilience. I believe in the transformational and healing power of a safe, trusted therapeutic relationship. I possess advanced training and expertise in a variety of modalities, incl family systems therapy, couples counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, executive-function coaching, trauma-focused therapy, mindfulness based therapy, psychodynamic approaches, and evidence-based eating disorder treatments. Collaborative assessments and thoughtful, intentional treatment planning yield a customized course of action tailored to match your presenting problem and case disposition. "
Video Game Addiction
(203) 916-4673
Verified
Westport, Connecticut 06880
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Video Game Addiction
"My mission is to empower you to define and claim the authentic, peaceful life you were born to lead; letting go of self-judgment, guilt, and maladaptive patterns to uncover inner strength and resilience. I believe in the transformational and healing power of a safe, trusted therapeutic relationship. I possess advanced training and expertise in a variety of modalities, incl family systems therapy, couples counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, executive-function coaching, trauma-focused therapy, mindfulness based therapy, psychodynamic approaches, and evidence-based eating disorder treatments. Collaborative assessments and thoughtful, intentional treatment planning yield a customized course of action tailored to match your presenting problem and case disposition. "

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Video Game Addiction in Westport

The current DSM doesn't recognize video game addiction as a diagnosable addiction. But the patterns of behavior can make parenting a kid or teen who's video gaming difficult.

Get help form a therapist in Westport with a teen or child who's patterns of behavior include:

1) Craving more game time, no matter how much they've already played.
2) Chronic dry eyes.
3) Friends stop calling and coming by to hang out.
4) No shower or change of clothes for days.
5) Gets upset if someone suggests they might have a problem with video games.
6) Rarely leaves the house because they feel like they're missing out on something that might be happening in the video games.
7) Spends entire allowance on video game hardware and software.
8) Lies to parents about how often they play games or video games.
9) Skips doing chores to keep video gaming.
10) When not at the computer, they're irritable and snappy.

For more on video game addiction, see Unplugged - a video game addiction blogout on something that might be happening in the video games.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Westport are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Westport you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Westport and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Westport or family therapy in Westport.