Kathleen  LaRoche

Kathleen LaRoche

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC

Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait for daytime appointments in Providence practice (updated November 16, 2019)


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


General expertise



Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $110 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $80 - $110
  • Initial session: $150 (60min)

Location(s)

Providence practice

189 Governor Street

Suite 101

Providence, RI 02906

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, 2016

Simmons College, BA, 1983


Languages

  • English

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