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Overcoming Obstacles
4.9
from 29 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 130 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Daniel F.
Verified review

Tom has shown that he genuinely cares about how, when, and if I progress. He is invested in whether I actually achieve breakthroughs toward my personal success. Considering that my goals are so immense: to metamorphosize an ashamed, unhappy, ineffective, & lonely guy, with limited professional influence, into a proud, happy, effective, socially fulfilled, & profoundly influential version of myself, it would have been easy for him to give up on me. Even though I'm confident many life coaches in his position would have terminated our relationship months ago, dealing with such a high-maintenance client as myself - expressing to him hundreds of suggestions / criticisms / requests, expecting a personalized experience that caters to my individual needs, and offering frequent pessimism or guarded skepticism at best - he has been patient, flexible, & determined to support my progress. It has been several months since Tom started coaching me, and I have consciously delayed writing a review until I might have a sense not just that he cares and won't give up (after all, that's part of the job description), but that he will actually help me transform myself, in ways that countless others haven't. I have worked with therapist after therapist for years & years, undergone treatment with psychiatrists, hired dozens of countless project collaborators and personal assistants, and tried more times than I can remember to count on the support of family and friends in order to help me make the steady progress needed to break out of a deep debilitating personal rut that has lasted for decades. All of the above have been unsuccessful. I naturally wasn't expecting Tom to be any different. But I gave him a shot, deciding that I deserved a chance for renewed hope. I almost gave up on him and on myself, but he didn't give up on either. And finally, after months of 'blood, sweat, and tears,' I have come to believe there is hope at the end of the tunnel. I'm beginning to make steady transformative progress, and I'm looking forward to the journey that lies ahead. Prerequisites for success: I have to be patient, make a few reasonable leaps of faith, and make an investment in my future, emotionally and financially. I also have to be an active participant and be willing to gradually take the reins myself. I finally have to accept his limitations, while recognizing and counting on his strengths. His limitations: Tom is not a miracle worker, and in comparison to others I've worked with, he's not the most charismatic, inspiring, eloquent, forward, original, perceptive, intellectual, tech-savvy, exciting, or assertive. But his STRENGTHS far outweigh these limitations: He is persistent in his efforts. He is determined to be an ally on the road to victory, offering extra support when needed, never conceding defeat. He is compassionate, showing empathy for my experiences & struggles, frustrations and pain, & and my initial often-pessimistic attitude. He is patient, and will put in the time to understand, listen, and reevaluate / regroup when necessary. He is humble and modest, not expecting recognition, praise, notoriety, credit, or gratitude for going above and beyond. He is affordable, & ends up charging far less money than he could for his time, and far less than any of the other life coaches I considered, let alone being a mere fraction of the cost of a therapist or psychiatrist! He is respectful, as a friend would be, but sensitive & honors any boundaries I set. He never speaks down to me. He is honest, and when requested, very candid about what he thinks needs improvement, more, focus, or a shift in perception. He doesn’t rub me the wrong way as a salesman might, as though I’m a source of income, but always treats me like a person who deserves to achieve his dreams. He is passionate about helping people. He works very hard, often going above and beyond what others would do, putting his clients ahead of his personal life. He is fair, respects agreements, honors his word, readily forgives, and shows lenience. He is creative, willing to try to approach problems from new perspectives and angles. He is open-minded, willing to work with approaches and systems he’s unfamiliar with that I know are likely to be effective. He is trusting, and gives me the benefit of the doubt, while also helping me to become more accountable. He is reliable, and I have been able to count on him in ways I couldn’t count on therapists, employees, mentors, friends, & family. His system of "open access" helps me throughout the week, and this unique system of coaching has been the key to my success, helping me beat procrastination and not lose sight of my goals. He is flexible, & accommodates limitations, changes, and conflicts with my schedule, deficiencies in my attitude, and treats my perceived failures like learning opportunities to take a new, more promising approach. He is resilient, and puts up with much more than necessary for someone in his position, and never complained once to me about it. Finally, he is kind, complimentary, and friendly. He's like that 'conscience on your shoulder.' I would recommend him to anyone who is considering hiring a life coach, or to anyone who has unfulfilled dreams they know they deserve to and could achieve, but haven't. Thank you, Tom, for your efforts, and quality work :)

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  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Susan W.
Verified review

I've had other therapists who have helped me, but Alison is special. We went deeper and helped me resolve long-standing issues. Alison is smart and caring and able to get to what's really going on. I had a pattern of always choosing the wrong men, or ruining relationships with good ones. Now I'm with someone wonderful, and thanks to my work with Alison, I'm able to communicate with him about what I need. I highly recommend her!

Soul Excelsior
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Ava B.
Verified review

I've been having weekly phone sessions with Gabriella for the last six weeks and they have been amazing! I cannot say enough about what a great coach she is. She's dedicated, focused and totally your cheerleader. At the end of each of my sessions, which end with a hypnosis session, I feel capable of actually achieving all of my set intentions. There are not enough words to describe how much this experience has helped me. I had wanted to speak to a life coach for a long time and I decided to go the phone route as I thought it would make it easier to ease into the process. Gabriella has been able to help me focus on what my true goals are and to find ways to "attack" them without feeling overwhelmed. She's helped me clear the fog in my head and finally listen to me. The process is not always easy as it requires you to really be honest with yourself and also be accountable but even during the times when I fell short of my desired goals, I was okay knowing that I was on the right path. There was never any judgment from Gabriella, just encouragement. I highly recommend her!

  • 4 years in business
Jason L.
Verified review

Mary is one of the best and knowledgable therapists, she is very empathetic and puts her clients first before anything, I highly recommend her

J_Therapy Services
4.9
from 9 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Angela W.
Verified review

Judy has been a great therapist for me - from our first session, I felt comfortable in opening up and it seemed as though she had a clear approach to addressing areas I wanted to work on. She’s good about keeping in touch and tracking my progress across sessions - I would definitely recommend her!

  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Mel C.
Verified review

Working with Alexandra was my first time dedicating myself to therapy. Like most people I was very apprehensive at first and wasn't really sure what to expect after hearing stories of therapists telling you what to do as if you are a child or just completely ignoring you while you talk to yourself about your issues. Let me just state the moment I was in Alexandra's office and our first meeting I was immediately put at ease and felt calm as she has such a lovely energy about her and such a soothing voice! Talking to her felt like I was talking to a really good friend who helped me sort out my issues so that they were not muddled together. Instead of "telling" me what to do we would go through each issues and if I felt stuck she would give suggestions or guidance to help me make my own decisions in a thoughtful clear headed way. The tools she gave me to sort my thoughts and relieve my anxiety through a year of therapy got me off my anxiety medication and I haven't had to go back on. I can not thank her enough for helping me find strength within myself to face everyday. There are still those hard days but they are nothing compared to what I used to feel before and now I have the tools.

Linda Towle
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Leslie S.
Verified review

Everything about Linda Towle is great. I got the feeling that she truly cared about what I was going through. I never felt rushed, she never looked at the time. She listened and really retained the information in order to really help and give you feedback. She had a great way of putting things in perspective. Made me feel extremely comfortable right from the very beginning. She was punctual and very helpful with having to fill out and mailing out insurance info.Her energy is great and I walked out of her office happy. I would recommend her to anyone needing a therapist.

Ed Walsh Therapy
4.5
from 8 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 22 hires on Thumbtack
Julia M.
Verified review

Ed is a wonderful therapist. Easy to talk to and a great listener. Highly recommended.

  • 43 years in business
Allie B.
Verified review

Very dependable. Highly skilled therapist. I've worked with Hal for three months and I couldn't be happier. I've made enormous progress with in the area of social phobia. I was referred to Hal by my wife, who Hal helped her conquer performance anxiety. Jump at this one. Hal is the real deal!

Liz Kornbluth, MS, CCC-SLP
5.0
from 6 reviews
    Lisa G.
    Verified review

    Liz is a fabulous speech therapist! She was able to help my son tremendously. We had many different therapists come to our home and Liz was the best of them all. My son always looked forward to seeing her because she made learning fun, and actually, the whole family enjoyed her lessons with him. She was very professional and always available to speak with me on the phone or after the session to discuss my son's progress.

    Therapy & Wedding Services
    5.0
    from 4 reviews
    • 28 years in business
    Lars N.
    Verified review

    She is a very experienced, intuitive and emphatic therapist who helps one help oneself in a direct but gentle fashion using humor and seriousness. I would recommend her to anyone willing to face themselves.

    Wellness Of Mind Counseling
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Paulina P.
      Verified review

      I can't recommend this wonderful therapist enough! In 2010 my sons great grandfather passed away at Calvary Hospital after a month of being an in-patient. At that time my sons were 7 and 6 years old and their mental well being after their first family loss was at the top of my priority list. Insert Walesca aka "Wally" who had not only the skill set but the compassion to guide them through their grief. She taught them the skills they need to understand it's okay to feel sadness and just as importantly how to express it. They are now 15 and 14 years old and have suffered many other losses since and have been able to cope because of the skills Wally taught them. Whenever I mention her name a big smile comes across their faces. She truly made grief bearable for them and I am forever grateful to her.

      Ana S.
      Verified review

      Dr. Nugent is my physical therapist. He is very professional and very adept with his manipulative therapeutic care. He is knowledgeable and very empathetic during my therapy sessions. I have experienced a considerable improvement in my ability to manage my shoulder pain since I have been under his care. I highly recommend his services for helping you learn to manage your pain as well as you gainfully improve on your mobility.

      • 48 years in business
      • 6 hires on Thumbtack
      About

      The therapy I practice looks at your situation from a systemic view, meaning we look at all the influencing factors to the concerns you bring to our sessions. We as humans do not live in a vacuum, and that should be considered in therapy. Family, friends, past relationships, and so much more play an integral part of who we are. I make sure the work we do is solely focused on these factors in order to help you obtain your desired goals.

      About

      My clients describe me as compassionate, caring and professional. I focus on the strength of your relationships and build on those. While we will discuss the past, our focus will be on the future and on creating the relationship you want. I teach specific skills that you can use in your daily life.

      About

      I am a Psychiatric NP who is certified as a 500-RYT yoga therapist and certified in plant-based nutrition. Plant-based nutrition simply means tailoring the diet to add in more plants, which helps decrease inflammatory load. I also have a portable gold-standard Basal Metabolic Rate (or REE) instrument which measures your BMR (or the amount of calories you would burn if you laid absolutely still for the entire day). Knowing your actual BMR helps you plan your caloric intake accurately, which is so important, because estimates can be off by as much as 500-800 calories! My psychotherapy/counseling/life-coaching work with clients is grounded in a blend of CBT, DBT, and Psychodynamic techniques. I have worked with both individual and company clients since 2010.

      About

      We provide individual, marriage/couple, and family therapy, drug and alcohol counseling, and drug and alcohol evaluations.

      • 4 years in business
      About

      I provide counseling, consultation, empowerment and encouragement. I have many skill sets including a creative arts background in music, singing and acting. I also facilitate workshops and write scholastically and poetically.

      About

      I am a Mental Health Therapist (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)with a eclectic and creative approach to healing the mind and body. I specialize in Anxiety and depressive disorders, adolescent therapy and couples counseling. I like to take a holistic approach to healing; I encourage my clients to heal themselves by healthier lifestyle choices, eating habits and learning to manage uncomfortable and painful mental health symptoms. I am passionate about helping people overcome any trauma that they have endured . One way I do this is by encouraging my clients to consider how Culinary Arts and cooking can decrease uncomfortable symptoms while increasing their self-esteem, creativity and living a more wholesome, enriched and healthier life!

      About

      Parveen Vohra is a psychotherapist who received her masters degree from Central Connecticut State University in 2006. She is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Connecticut with an office in West Hartford. Her practice is an outgrowth of her experience as a therapist with a mental health/substance abuse agency for the past eight years. She is experienced in providing individual and group counseling as well as conducting comprehensive evaluations. Having education and training in psychology and counseling in areas of cognitive behavioral therapy, integrative and eclectic therapy, she encourages empowerment and personal growth.

      About

      I am a Christian counselor, anger resolution therapist, wedding officiant, baptism officiant and preacher with over twenty five years of experience.

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