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Kristen Gangemi(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW
Rhode Island
Adolescent mental health-Adoption & foster care-Autism spectrum disorder-Family issues-Substance abuse-Childhood trauma-
AboutSpecialtiesLocationsInsurance & Fees

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 3 years

Brown University, MCBT, 2024
Peoples Organization of Community Acupuncture, Auricular Acu-Technician, 2023
Usui Holy Fire, Reiki Master Teacher, 2023
Simmons University, MSW, 2021
Bridgewater State, Master of Science, 2006


Rhode Island: CSW02807




Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation

Adoption & foster care - Support around pre- and post-adoption challenges including family dynamics, challenging behaviors, attachment issues, and navigation of the child welfare system or adoption agencies

Autism spectrum disorder - Support understanding the diagnosis and related challenges and strengths; skill-building in areas of daily routine, transitions, coping with overwhelming sensory experiences, social skills, and emotion identification and regulation

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

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

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


  • Adults (24+)
  • Children (<12)
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid (through United Health)
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$175 (60min)
  • Initial session:$225 (60min)