Dr. Livia Freier is a Clinical Psychologist in Rhode Island who specializes in helping clients with anxiety, including General Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and social anxiety, as well as existential challenges, adjustment difficulties, eating disorder, and concerns related to interpersonal relationships. Additionally, Dr. Freier works with clients who are experiencing depression, both long-term and situational. Her practice is open to both individual adults and couples. Dr. Freier also works with children and families. She is licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Clients can book in-person appointments as well as teletherapy.
Clients who visit Dr. Freier are often navigating a life transition, such as professional changes, ending a relationship, or adjusting to a recent diagnosis. It is her aim to help clients get to a place where they are effectively using coping strategies, improve existing relationship dynamics, and build self-resilience in order to foster lasting, impactful change. She uses evidence-based interventions, including cognitive-behavioral techniques (such as CBT), emotion-focused therapy, and mindfulness-based practices. Her academic backgroung is in clinical psychology and neuroscience research.
Prior to opening her private practice in Providence, Dr. Freier lived in Germany and Spain, and offers sessions in English, German, and Spanish. She looks forward to working with you.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
Adjustment difficulties - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love
Livia Freier is not in-network with any insurances.
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Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
Private Practice, 2019 - Present
Group Practice, 2019
Brown University, Neuroscience Researcher, 2015 - 2017
ITA Clinic for Eating Disorders, 2007
Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development, PhD, 2015
University of Barcelona, BS, MS
University of London Goldsmiths, MS
Dr. Freier was very helpful and informative."
She was very honest and straightforward about steps I needed to take going forward (regarding reimbursement) and provided resources I may utilize in the meantime. She also actively listened to my problems and asked thoughtful questions."