Kathleen LaRoche, Therapist in Providence, Rhode Island — Zencare
Kathleen  LaRoche
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Kathleen LaRoche

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC
Rhode Island Not Accepting Online
Providence Not Accepting In-person

This therapist is currently not accepting new clients. Find available Rhode Island therapists on Zencare.


Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Interpersonal concerns
  • Self-esteem concerns
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma
  • Anger management
  • Depression
  • Parenting

Professional statement

Kathleen Laroche is a counselor in Providence with a focus on anxiety, interpersonal concerns, self-esteem issues, mindfulness, trauma, and depression. She also sees couples for relationship issues and communication concerns. She received her MA in holistic counseling from Salve Regina University.

Kathleen's goal in is to co-create the therapy experience with her clients so that therapy is highly personalized and individualized. She helps individuals manage their symptoms through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, and breathing techniques, while identifying what may be causing their current challenges, such as past traumatic memories.

Kathleen's practice is based on mutual respect, honesty, and open communication. She believes that a confidential and caring therapeutic relationship coupled with the benefit of her skills, training, and life experience, makes for a highly successful therapy client. Her clients report increased clarity of purpose and improved relationships.


Message to clients

I really love my work! It is an opportunity for me to learn about you, to help you to find your strengths, and to help you to know yourself; body, mind, and spirit.


Specialties

Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks

Interpersonal concerns - Developing effective interpersonal skills in relationships with partners, families, and co-workers; using healthy methods of communication to convey needs and respond to others

Self-esteem concerns - Cultivate stronger sense of self; increase assertiveness, confidence, and self-compassion

Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present

Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)

Anger management - Managing anger and its impact on personal and work relationships

Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms

Parenting - Helping parents with their own issues within the context of supporting children




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $110 (50min)
  • Initial session: $150 (60min)

Location(s)

Providence practice
189 Governor Street, Suite 101, Providence, Rhode Island 02906
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Not accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon Closed
  • Tue Closed
  • Wed 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri 11:00am-7:00pm
  • Sat 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2007 - Present
Gateway Healthcare (Lifespan), 2006 - 2017

Salve Regina, MA, CAGS, 2006
Simmons College, BA, 1983


Languages

English


Client testimonials

"Kathleen was kind, courteous, and professional on our call!"
- Zencare client • June 2018