Andrea  MacGilpin
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Andrea MacGilpin

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical, LCSW-C Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Connecticut Accepting Online
Ridgefield Accepting In-person
Updated February 18, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Parenting
  • Self-esteem
  • Stress management

Professional statement

As the owner of Calliope Counseling, Andrea's career highlights include working with teens and adults of varying ages. Over the years, she has provided counseling, led groups, and facilitated alternative learning programs. Her expertise extends to adults and parents, helping them navigate stress, anxiety, depression, and relationship challenges, and fostering meaningful personal growth goals.

Andrea empathizes and understands the many complexities of parenthood. To address this need, she offers specialized support through the SPACE (Supportive Parenting of Anxious Childhood Emotions) program from Yale University, designed for parents to help their children and adolescents grapple with anxiety, OCD, and other related issues.


Message to clients

My therapeutic work is tailored to each individual client’s needs, drawing from various evidence-based therapeutic models, fostering a compassionate and individualized approach for each client. With a Master's in Social Work from Columbia University, I bring extensive experience working with individuals across various age groups and mental health challenges.

I am genuinely passionate about supporting you on your journey. My therapeutic approach is rooted in empathy, collaboration, and creating a safe space for exploration and growth. Together, we can navigate the challenges you face, cultivate resilience, and equip you with tools that instill confidence in your life.


Specialties

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Parenting - SPACE Treatment will support parents in learning skills to overcome their child's anxiety, OCD and other related problems

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Andrea MacGilpin is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $250 (45min)
  • Family sessions: $300 (60min)
  • Parent Sessions: $275 (60min)
  • SPACE sessions: $300 (60min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Connecticut)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Ridgefield practice
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Please inquire about hours
  • Wed Please inquire about hours
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 19 years


Columbia University, MSW, 2005


Licensure

Connecticut: 9045


Languages

English