Ellen Santaniello is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has been practicing in the Providence area since 2010. She uses Internal Family Systems, Gestalt Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and mindfulness practices in her work.
Ellen enjoys working with adults and adolescents experiencing life transitions, particularly around the transition to college and adulthood, as well as issues that arise in mid-life. She helps clients facing challenges that include anxiety, depression, current and past family issues, inner conflict, and relationship struggles. Ellen strives to create an environment that is safe, sex-positive, and welcoming for folks of all genders, sexual orientations and relationship styles.
Aside from her work as a counselor, Ellen has been a faculty member at both Rhode Island College and Rhode Island Community College. She has also been a singer and voice teacher for more than 30 years, and enjoys working with artists around the challenges unique to the creative process.