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Jessica Riocci(She/Her/Hers)

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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
New YorkConnecticut
Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health- Couples counseling-Family issues-Childhood trauma- Loss, grief, and bereavement-Conflict resolution-

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Professional statement

Jessica Riocci, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist offering virtual sessions for those residing in CT and NY. Jessica works with individuals, couples, and families. Many of Jessica’s clients initiate therapy when experiencing anxiety, depression, and significant life changes. Jessica often has clients that seek her out for a more holistic, somatic, and strength-based approach to their mental health care. Jessica is passionate about serving the perinatal population during the current maternal health crisis. Jessica has advanced training in the area of maternal mental health, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, and holistic postpartum care.

Jessica uses a systemic theoretical orientation and integrates experiential, mindfulness, cognitive, behavioral, and somatic interventions depending on the client’s needs. Jessica’s clients often leave therapy with new helpful perspectives, more self-awareness, action steps to help them achieve their goals, and more experience and skills in mindfulness, feeling safer in their body, processing and integrating painful experiences, and staying within their window of tolerance amidst a wider range of emotions.

Jessica’s style is warm, creative, and intuitive. When a client first comes in, the presenting problem, history, exceptions to the presenting problem, current supports, and goals for therapy are explored. Jessica is dedicated to providing a relationship that is collaborative and respects you as the authority and change-maker in your life.

Jessica received a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Fairfield University. Jessica gained experience at Coastal Connecticut Counseling, Southwest CT Mental Health Systems, and Discovery Behavioral which gave them valuable experience in working with children, families, adolescents, the mental health system at large, and significant anxiety and depression. Outside of private practice, Jessica enjoys spending time in nature and exploring other healing modalities and traditions from cultures across time and space.


Message to clients

I have deep admiration for anyone willing to try something new, take time to reflect, be vulnerable, face fears, look at themselves, see their role in a pattern or dynamic, and seek support whether for themselves or their family. When working with adults, we often work individually however, when clinically appropriate, other family members may join. When working with children and teens, family involvement is key for sustainable change. When a child or teen is the primary client, we would alternate between individual, family, and parent/caregiver-only sessions.


Work and Education

Years of Experience: 4 years

Private Practice at Loving Presence Therapy, Owner and Primary Therapist
Discovery Behavioral Health, Primary Therapist

Fairfield University, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, 2020
Fordham University, Bachelor of Science in Psychology , 2016

Licensure

New York: 001915 - Connecticut: 2771

Languages

English

Specialties

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety

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

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

Childhood trauma - Learning how traumatic events in childhood can translate into adulthood; processing through difficult memories with the goal of moving past the experience and lingering symptoms

Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotionally preparing for the anticipated passing of a loved one; managing feelings and reactions to a death or loss of significance; support during the process of healing and acceptance

Conflict resolution - Learning how to effectively and compassionately communicate in the face of conflict, whether at work or in personal life




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


Insurance

    Jessica Riocci is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:

    • Cigna
    • NYU Student Health Insurance (Wellfleet / Cigna PPO)
    • New School Student Insurance (United Healthcare Student Resources)
    • United Healthcare

    Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


    Out-of-pocket fees

    • Individual sessions:$160 (60min)
    • Sliding scale:$100 - $160
    • Initial session:$200 (75min)
    • Couples sessions:$200 (60min)
    • Group sessions:$40 (60min)
    • Family sessions:$200 (60min)

    Additional session information

    Out-of-network billing options

    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:

    • Super billing
    Payment options
    • Cash
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    • Zelle
    Session frequency

    Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

    • Weekly
    • Every other week
    • Multiple times a week

    Client testimonials

    "Jessica is phenomenal! She is very kind, easy to speak to, and makes sure that she understands you. She is also very knowledgeable and flexible!"
    - Zencare client October 2022

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    The practice will call you for a free 10min phone call to discuss your needs and ensure a match!

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