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.
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
This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Private Practice, 2016 - Present
South Coast Educational Collaborative, School Adjustment Counselor, 2016 - Present
College Administrator, 2000 - 2016
"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."- Zencare client • December 2019