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Ari Shapiro(He/Him/His)

Licensed Master Social Worker, LMSW
Addiction- Anxiety - Depression- Life transitions- Stress management- Work stress-

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Professional statement

Ari Shapiro, LMSW, is a dedicated and compassionate Licensed Master Social Worker renowned for his exceptional ability to connect with clients on a profound level. With a passion for helping others navigate life's challenges, Ari brings a unique blend of clinical expertise and genuine empathy to his practice.

Ari understands the importance of empathy in the therapeutic process, recognizing that each individual's journey is unique. Through active listening and a deep understanding of his clients' perspectives, he tailors interventions that resonate with their specific needs and goals.

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 1 year

Alternative Paths Counseling, Clinician
Upward Counseling, Clinician

University of West Florida, MSW, 2023


Connecticut: 9366




Addiction - Coping with emotional discomfort and suffering; reducing or abstaining from unwanted behaviors such as unhealthy gambling or shopping

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

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

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Carelon
  • Cigna
  • HUSKY Health
  • Medicaid

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (60min)