Brian  Lalli

Brian Lalli

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study, CAGS

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Accepting new clients for afternoon, evening, & weekend appointments in Providence practice (updated April 10, 2020)

Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • College mental health
  • Family issues
  • Adolescent mental health

Professional statement

Brian Lalli is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Providence, RI who specializes in anxiety, depression, ADHD, stress management, academic challenges, and navigating life transitions. A majority of Brian’s clients are children, high school or college students, young adults, and their parents. Having over a decade of experience working in higher education, Brian especially enjoys helping adolescents and emerging adults navigate life transitions, like starting college, entering the working world, or going through a quarter-life crisis.

Brian also has an expertise in helping parents of children with ADHD advocate for a better school situation or developing strategies to ensure academic success. He will also help families find a reputable psychiatrist if they are interested in medication.

Brian’s treatment approach is goal-oriented, utilizing both Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. When working with clients who have anxiety, Brian helps them change their thought patterns and develop and implement healthier coping strategies. His sessions are client-focused, and he works with them to better understand themselves and their experiences. He also has experience using shorter-term therapy to help individuals who are dealing with a specific challenge or issue.

Brian has a special understanding of the challenges children, adolescents, and young adults encounter, and he helps them overcome these hurdles to navigate a new life stage. He looks forward to meeting you.


Message to clients

I provide a safe, nonjudgmental space for clients to work through their issues. I help clients understand the relationship between thoughts, feelings and behaviors. I have helped people dealing with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and other mood disorders. Additionally, I worked on college campuses in student affairs; I understand the unique pressures and stresses that college students face. I have also helped children and teens improve their relationship with families and struggles in school.


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 the healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

College mental health - Navigating the transition into college and stressors of academics, personal relationships, and self-development

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Adolescent mental health - Navigating social, academic, and emotional challenges throughout teenage years


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $75 - $150
  • Initial session: $150 (50min)

Therapist's note

Brian can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Providence practice

534 Angell Street

Providence, RI 02906

Hours
  • Mon 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Wed 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Thu 3:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2016 - Present

South Coast Educational Collaborative, School Adjustment Counselor, 2016 - Present

College Administrator, 2000 - 2016


Languages

  • English

Client testimonials

Zencare client

Brian is terrific. He has an uncanny ability to work with both a parent and child together and meet each of their expectations on their level. He uses very good analogies and asks questions that get you to the root very quickly. Best I’ve been to in 30-40 years.


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