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Happy Living Services
from 11 reviews
  • 39 years in business
  • 14 hires on Thumbtack
Melissa K.
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Review of Alice Katz’s Psychotherapy Services Alice Katz has skills which are exceptional. She is extremely intuitive and insightful. She listens and provides constructive feedback to the client. Additionally, she is highly effective in helping the client to become more attuned to their own actions and feelings. She empowers the individual to be able to resolve issues that are standing in their way. Anyone who is fortunate to see Alice for help will reap the benefits of a happier life. Melissa

Whole Psychotherapy
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Kathy P.
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I've worked with Tai for over a year now, and she's a great listener and a very helpful compassionate person. She has used IFS with me, which is a very powerful and helpful form of therapy, and has really worked to make me feel better. I plan to continue to talk to Tai. I know she is very good with trauma and anxiety and relationship issues. I highly recommend her.


Haley Neidich is a licensed psychotherapist, blogger, and mindfulness coach who is helping to spread light and love. Haley has her master's degree in social work from Columbia University and served on the faculty of the Yale School of Medicine’s Child Study Center. Haley works primarily with young and adult women, helping her clients heal with the use of mindfulness, meditation, movement therapy, group therapy, and DBT and CBT. She works in a beautiful, sunny office in downtown New Haven, CT. Follow her affirmations and mindfulness tips on Twitter.


We provide the use of complimentary modalities to promote quality of life for clients. These are non-invasive techniques, with clinically proven effectiveness that work at the CORE of the problem. Body-Centered Psychotherapy and Energy Healing is beneficial for anyone, especially for clients who are "resistant" to traditional treatment; who have achieved progress, but are presently stuck; or those who have no apparent physical reason to be sick. Stress and pain reduction; Faster recovery from disease or operation; Relapse prevention; Fertility difficulties and PPD; Chronic diseases; and the spectrum of emotional and mental challenges, including depression, anxiety, phobia, trauma and addiction. Specialties: Holistic Health Practitioner, Psychotherapy, Energy Healing, Life Coaching, Meditation Work with families, individuals, couples and groups.


Fort Hill Counselors, LLC provides a comfortible and confidential environment for counseling and psychotherapy for children, adolesents and adults; individuals, couples, families. We also provide Gastric Bypass surgery evaluation. Dr. Maciolek's education and experience is unique in this industry. We are conveniently located on Route 1 in Groton with easy access to I-95. All commercial insurances are accepted as well as Tricare, Medicare and Medicaid. We offer treatment for mental illness, PTSD, emotional, developmental & behavioral issues and substance abuse. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you and promise the best possible care.


I have provided psychotherapy for children and adults, parenting, mind and body therapies, and stress transformation for over 20 years. I can help people to prepare for surgery or other medical procedures. I prefer to work with individuals who are willing to learn about maladaptive beliefs and behavior patterns and make any necessary changes. I also have considerable experience with the gay community.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I offer psychotherapeutic and counseling services for adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I work with a wide range of issues including: * anxiety, phobia and fears * depression * relational conflict * grief, bereavement and loss * anger management * marriage and couple’s counseling * identity and self-esteem issues * sexuality and sexual orientation * work and career issues * adjustment and life transitions I provide a caring, insightful, and supportive psychotherapeutic relationship in which growth is facilitated and personal transformation can be achieved.


Explore childhood patterns that limit your adult life today! I am a retired teacher, minister, psychotherapist, child abuse hotline director, and specialist in sexual abuse, child abuse emergencies, foster care, and adoption. I now write books about Adlerian psychology and conduct LEAP online.

  • 22 years in business

Psychotherapeutic Services for Individuals and Couples * Alleviation of Depression * Resolution of Relationship Difficulties and Increase Intimacy * Diminish Mood Swings * Working through Trauma * Managing Stress * Alleviation of Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias * Constructive Coping with Loss and Grief * Constructive Coping with Illness * Constructive Coping with Disability * Making Life Changes * Life Coaching * Resolving Infertility and Adoption Issues * Effective Problem Solving * Increased Self-Esteem * Successfully Navigating Alternative Lifestyles * Successfully Handling Work Demands and Stress Whether there's a definite issue that has you seeking a therapist in Waterbury, CT, or you just want to meet with someone to work on being happier in general, call Dr. Randy Carrin to schedule a therapy session.


I offer psychotherapy, Reiki and clinical supervision. Counseling: In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients' individual needs to attain the personal growth they desire. I am providing individual, couples, and family counseling. - Depression and anxiety - Stress management - Post traumatic stress disorder - Impulse control issues - Domestic violence - Family systems therapy - Mental illness (e.g. schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, etc.) - Smoking cessation groups I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues, including difficulties with impulse control, addiction, disordered thinking, as well as mood and anxiety. I also work with people who have been diagnosed with developmental, personality, and psychotic disorders. Reiki: See the Reiki and Reiki Q and A tab in my website Clinical supervision: LCSW and other master's level practitioners are offered professional supervision.


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.


I have been supporting courage, clarity, and confidence. I offer mindfulness-based psychotherapy. I have been a practicing psychotherapist for 25 years, utilizing my clinical skills in outpatient and hospital settings, young adult services, residential programs, the criminal justice system, and private practice. I have extensive experience in treating a wide spectrum of psychological concerns and normal life-course issues. I currently specialize in helping clients creatively and courageously navigate critical life transitions and crises. I am a meditator, dancer and poet, and add large doses of humor and playfulness to my work as a therapist.


Parveen Vohra, M.A., LPC Counseling Therapist specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychotherapy in West Hartford, CT.


I am a trained psychotherapist(4 years)and have counseling. My training allows me to get to places where problems hide and deal with them always sensing what the patient is thinking and feeling. I utilize an eclectic way of doing therapy. The interactions and relationships that occur.....and especially seeing a person grow.


Hi, my name is Chris Lyddy and I am a Life Coach and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I know seeking help is not easy, which is why it is important to find the right fit for what you are looking for. I hope my profile answers some of the questions you have about whether or not you and I will be a good fit. If your questions aren't answered in this profile, I invite you to send me an email - no question is off the table when it comes to finding the right fit. After all, you are making a significant time and financial commitment to this, so don't be bashful when it comes to asking questions! As a coach, I provide the people with whom I work the coaching and support to help them understand stress, identify blocks, set goals, and achieve personal and professional success. I team-up with people who are motivated to make a change in their lives but who may not know exactly which course to take or how to navigate that road. Whether it be in my office in downtown New Haven, Connecticut or from the comfort of your own home via phone or Skype, my coaching provides you with an opportunity to take a step back from the world so that you may think clearly about what it is you want to accomplish - and then accomplish it! Guided by my extensive training, education, and professional accomplishments, I help people to become motivated and work towards and achieve their personal and professional goals. As your coach and guide, I will keep you on track and will provide the support needed to keep focused on what is most important to you.


Psychotherapy and life coaching services are available. Expressive therapies are available to adults and children. Medicaid insurance is accepted.


As a psychotherapist, my intent is to assist you transform your life by encouraging, supporting, and assisting as you uncover and process through obstacles to restore peace and balance in your life. Together, we will also uncover any patterns of thinking, communication, and behaviors that may be preventing you from living a complete and successful life. Although the road to change can feel uncertain and bumpy at times, a more peaceful life is completely possible. My commitment to my clients is that I will be with them throughout their entire therapeutic journey, for as long as I am welcome. If you are ready to take the first step towards creating the perfect balance in your life, I encourage you to contact me to schedule your first appointment today.


Areas of Speciality: Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Borderline Personality Disorder Bullying Child/Adolescent Issues (6-17 y/o) Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Couples/Marital Counseling Cyberbullying Depression Issues Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Domestic Violence Drug Counseling Dual Diagnosis Health Issues Hoarding Issues Impulse/Control Disorders Life Transitions Men's Issues OCD Issues Relapse Prevention Relaxation Techniques Self Esteem Issues Seperation Anxiety Disorder Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Dysfunction Sleep Disorders Spectrum Disorders Stress Reduction Trauma/PTSD Transgender Issues Women's Issues People offer me a chance to help and support them. Which I believe I need to appreciate their trust and safety which allows them to share parts of their life with me.


I offer individual, couple or family psychotherapy; counseling; hypnosis for anxiety disorders; depression; phobias; stress management; and addictions.


I offer psychotherapy (group, individual, and couples) and have a specialty in helping athletes and performing artists with performance anxiety, confidence, and concentration, but I see adults and teens from all walks of life who are interested in emotional growth and development. My clients like my directness and active participation in their therapy. I welcome email inquiries.

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

How much do therapists cost?

If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

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