Deborah Mazza, Therapist in Florida — Zencare
Deborah  Mazza

Deborah Mazza

She/Her/Hers

Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, DCSW Master of Social Work, MSW Practice: RIVIA Mind
Florida, Connecticut Accepting Online
Updated September 7, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship difficulties

Professional statement

Deborah L. Mazza is a licensed clinical social worker with over 35 years’ experience. She specializes in working with adults who have experienced trauma, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and substance use. Ms. Mazza led an addiction clinic where she worked with all substance use disorders. She collaborates with physicians to coordinate medication in the treatment of opioid and alcohol disorders.

During her career Ms. Mazza has worked at Yale New Haven Hospital outpatient clinic, New Haven Family Counseling agency, as well as handled a private practice.

Her practice is client centered and focuses on assisting her clients reach their goals. Although her practice is eclectic; Ms. Mazza’s approach in her work uses CBT, DBT, cognitive processing therapy, narrative therapy and motivational interviewing. Her former clients have expressed a deep gratitude for the experience of being in treatment with her. She is respected by her colleagues and is often consulted for her expertise.


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

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure

Psychotherapy - Using collaborative conversation to help clients struggling with a wide variety of concerns deepen their understanding of their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors

Relationship difficulties - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicare
  • Oscar Health
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (45min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $200
  • Follow-up sessions: $225 (55min)
  • Evaluation: $200 (45min)

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Florida)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8am-6pm
  • Tue 8am-6pm
  • Wed 8am-6pm
  • Thu 8am-6pm
  • Fri 8am-6pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

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 8am-6pm
  • Tue 8am-6pm
  • Wed 8am-6pm
  • Thu 8am-6pm
  • Fri 8am-6pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 45 years

RIVIA Mind, LCSW, 2021 - Present

University of Connecticut, MSW, 1977


Licensure

Florida: TPSW1319

Connecticut: 000225


Languages

English