Glen  Cross

Glen Cross

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Master of Arts, MA

Accepting new clients for evening appointments in East Providence practice (updated November 03, 2019)


Specialties & Expertise

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Substance abuse
  • Couples counseling
  • Codependency

Professional statement

Glen Cross is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in East Providence, RI who specializes in depression, anxiety, trauma, substance abuse (including alcohol, cocaine, and opiates), couples counseling, and codependency. He also has extensive experience working with couples who are navigating infidelity and members of the LGBTQIA community.

Glen primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and/or Motivation Interviewing (MI), depending on a clients’ history and goals. He helps his clients explore their feelings and develop plans for how they are going to combat them. This includes developing a support system and a list of resources. When working with couples, he focuses on validating both individuals and helping them improve their communication.

Glen helps his clients reach a point where they feel empowered to live an authentic life and share their truths. He brings more than two decades of experience within the field of mental health and substance abuse assessment. He looks forward to meeting you.


Message to clients

Life can be confusing. Whether it be driven by the reminder of past life experiences, fears of the future or just being stuck in a present problem or crisis, I will try to help enhance your judgement, bring you some insights as well as bolster your motivation toward an action solution to those issues.


Specialties

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Codependency - Development of healthy boundaries in relationships; strategies for increasing individual self-esteem and autonomy; coping mechanisms for separation and individuation


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $75 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $40 - $75
  • Initial session: $75 (50min)

Location(s)

East Providence practice

250 Wampanoag Trail

Suite 202

East Providence, RI 02915

Hours
  • Mon 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • Tue 5:00pm-9:30pm
  • Wed 5:00pm-9:30pm
  • Thu 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Behavioral Health Advocacy, 2018 - Present
Private practice, 2011 - Present
Community Mental Health, 1995 - 2018
Psychiatric Hospital Based Emergency and Diagnostic Assessment, 1995 - 2018
Developmental Disabilities, 1991 - 1995

Rhode Island College, BA, MA


Languages

  • English