Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in New Haven, Connecticut

Find a therapist in New Haven, Connecticut  that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in New Havent to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.


Amanda Francis

LPC
6 years experience
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Connecticut with 7 years of experience in varied settings including inpatient, outpatient, and private practice. I earned my Master's degree from Southern CT State University and since 2011, I have worked with young adults, families, and individuals. I sincerely love building relationships with my clients and empowering them to become the very best version of themselves. I look forward to sharing with you my... Read More
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Connecticut with 7 years of experience in varied settings including inpatient, outpatient, and private practice. I earned my Master's degree from Southern CT State University and since 2011, I... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Lindsay Zimmitti

LCSW
18 years experience
I am passionate about the work I do and take a strength based approach with the clients I work with! You are the expert with what is going on for you, I am here to help you problem solve and give you the tools to meet your goals! I am genuine and transparent with clients. I want to help you achieve your goals by working together to get solutions to your problems and helping you... Read More
I am passionate about the work I do and take a strength based approach with the clients I work with! You are the expert with what is going on for you, I am here to help you problem solve and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:18 years

Kathy Martinelli

MA,LPC
30 years experience
Hello, I am Kathy. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for 30 years. I earned my masters degree from New York University and graduated in 1991. I specialize in treating mental health and addictions (alcohol or drug use). My area of expertise is treating depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Most of my experience has been with adults ages 21-80. I can teach you coping skills to deal with: parenting issues, career... Read More
Hello, I am Kathy. I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for 30 years. I earned my masters degree from New York University and graduated in 1991. I specialize in treating mental health and addictions (alcohol or drug use).... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:30 years

Shirley Gedney-Rubel

MS,LPC
6 years experience
We all struggle sometimes and while family and friends may want to help, they may not have the tools you need to make the changes, solve the problems, or make the decisions you are facing. Having someone to talk to who is unbiased and non-judgmental can be most useful when we face barriers to our hopes and dreams. I have about 10 years of diverse experience including trauma, substance abuse treatment, and domestic violence counseling... Read More
We all struggle sometimes and while family and friends may want to help, they may not have the tools you need to make the changes, solve the problems, or make the decisions you are facing. Having someone to talk to... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Eryn Greenstein

LPC
6 years experience
I am a professional counselor licensed in Connecticut with five years of experience in working with families and individuals. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, parenting challenges, career questions, and general transitions in life. I have also helped many people who have experienced trauma in their lives. My counseling style is warm, interactive, and humorous. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity,... Read More
I am a professional counselor licensed in Connecticut with five years of experience in working with families and individuals. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, parenting challenges, career questions, and... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Mallory Marshall

NCC,LPC
5 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor in the state of Connecticut. I obtained my Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern Connecticut State University in 2012. I have worked with children, teenagers, adults and families in different settings. My areas of focus include depression, stress and anxiety, parenting issues, motivation self-esteem and confidence. My goal is to connect and collaborate with the individual during our time together. I... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor in the state of Connecticut. I obtained my Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern Connecticut State University in 2012. I have worked with children, teenagers, adults... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:5 years

Julianne Morin

LCSW
13 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, as well as a Certified School Social Worker in Connecticut, with over 14 years experience. I have worked with children, adolescents, individuals, families, and couples on a wide range of issues including, but not limited to depression, anxiety, trauma, parenting, marital conflict, step-family conflict, grief and loss, high-school-to-college transition and adjustments related to significant life events. My clinical approach utilizes many different therapeutic styles, including Cognitive behavioral therapy,... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, as well as a Certified School Social Worker in Connecticut, with over 14 years experience. I have worked with children, adolescents, individuals, families, and couples on a wide range of issues including, but... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:13 years

David Archibald

LCSW
3 years experience
Hello there! My name is David and I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience providing services to various populations in a variety of settings. Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity of treating children, adolescents, and adults and a variety of settings including outpatient, inpatient, in-home, residential, in-home, and emergency rooms. I’ve utilized a variety of approaches, including motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques in helping people... Read More
Hello there! My name is David and I am a licensed clinical social worker with over 10 years of experience providing services to various populations in a variety of settings. Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity of treating... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Christie Fiori

LCSW
3 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Connecticut with many years of experience working with both individuals and families while also providing case management. I have worked with clients with a ride range of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship conflicts, difficulty with life transitions, cancer, grief, and end of life. I have a specialty in grief, loss and oncology. I have extensive experience in helping both the patient and the family in these... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker licensed in Connecticut with many years of experience working with both individuals and families while also providing case management. I have worked with clients with a ride range of concerns including anxiety, depression,... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

An Overview of Mental Health in New Haven, Connecticut

Famous for Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut is consistently named one of the Best Places to Live and one of the Best Places to Retire by the U.S. News and World Report.

New Haven is a coastal metropolis just A80 miles from New York City. Commuter trains on the Metro-North Railroad run between New Haven and the famous Grand Central Station multiple times a day, allowing some New Haven area residents to regularly visit or even work in New York City. The smooth train ride takes approximately 108 minutes each way, and often has passengers reading or listening to music with their headphones and preferred mobile devices during their weekday commutes.

While New Haven is picturesque (especially in the fall and spring) and offers a rich cultural and educational atmosphere for residents and visitors alike, mental illnesses affect people everywhere. Fortunately, Yale University and other facilities offer high-quality treatment options for people with everything from depression to schizophrenia.

Poverty and Mental Illness in New Haven, Connecticut

As of July 2017, New Haven had 131,014 residents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. While New Haven’s annual median income level is $38,216, nearly 26% of New Haven residents live in poverty. This is more than twice as high as the U.S. average of 12.3%, and nearly three times higher than Connecticut’s average of 9.6%.

Poverty and mental illness have a multifaceted relationship, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). People who live in poverty often experience more severe symptoms of mental illnesses such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.

Mental illness does not discriminate depending upon one’s income level; the day-to-day tasks of life can and do worsen symptoms among people from all social and economic classes. However, people in poverty often struggle to obtain or maintain food, affordable housing, and appropriate healthcare. Such struggles combined with a mental illness can make it much more difficult for someone to comply with treatment even when it is offered.

Poverty also makes it more probable that a person will experience a serious mental illness, according to SAMHSA. It is also worth noting that everyone — regardless of educational or socioeconomic background — has an increased risk of eventually living in poverty once symptoms of a mental illness are present.

Mental Health Statistics for New Haven, Connecticut

According to a report from the American Psychological Association, the entire state of Connecticut has nearly 2,100 active psychologists. Generally, a large number of active psychologists and other mental health professionals indicates that mental illness is prevalent throughout that state; this is clearly the case for Connecticut.

According to SAMHSA’s Connecticut Behavioral Health Barometer for 2015, the state has mental illness prevalence rates that are lower than the national average. Connecticut’s percentage of major depressive episodes among children ages 12-17 in 2013-2014 was 9.7% — somewhat lower than the U.S. average of 11% for the same period. The national and state averages for serious mental illnesses among adults for the same period showed a similar trend at 3.5% and 4.2%, respectively.

Mental Health Resources for New Haven, Connecticut

A SAMHSA online search engine lists 19 facilities in New Haven that offer inpatient and outpatient mental health services for children and adults. New Haven has 21 facilities that focus on substance abuse treatment.

It appears that some New Haven residents may visit neighboring cities such as West Haven (approximately two miles away) and Hamden (approximately three miles away) for their mental health treatment. SAMSHA lists four additional mental health treatment options in West Haven and six additional choices in Hamden. There are also 38 options in Fairfield, Branford, Waterbury, Bridgeport, and other communities within a five-to-20-mile radius of New Haven.

Some of the inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment services available in New Haven and other parts of Connecticut offer low-cost or free treatment to people with low income and/or no insurance. It is always worth asking for payment options, especially when visiting a center in which multiple counselors, therapists, psychologists, and psychiatrists work.

Challenges of Finding a Suitable Therapist in New Haven, Connecticut

This website is dedicated to helping people in New Haven, Connecticut and every other U.S. city find the best mental health treatment possible.

While your employer or health insurer likely has a referral service, you are likely to end up frustrated after hours of completing rather personal forms. More often than not, providers recommended by your employer or health insurer have few or no appointments.

Our directory helps you find a therapist in or near New Haven, Connecticut. We provide mental health resources for residents of New Haven, Connecticut who would like to have therapy or another type of service from a mental healthcare professional.