Lori  Woodring

Lori Woodring

Psychologist, PhD
Accepting new clients for morning, daytime, & afternoon online therapy appointments (updated June 2, 2020)
Offers Online Sessions

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Adjustment difficulties & disorders
  • Trauma
  • Parenting
  • Behavioral issues
  • Life transitions

Professional statement

Dr. Lori Woodring is a Clinical Psychologist in Stamford, CT who sees children, teens, and parents and specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma, including death, current events, illness, behavioral issues, parenting, and adjustment difficulties & disorders. She works with children of all ages.

Dr. Woodring utilizes an eclectic approach that is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She primarily offers short-term treatment. She will first meet with parents to come up with both a treatment plan and plan on how to tweak some things at home in response to any behavioral challenges. She finds it vital to include parents in the treatment of younger children for the most beneficial and long-lasting changes. She also takes a systems approach and frequently involves other adults in her client’s life, such as teachers, caregivers, speech pathologist, etc.

Dr. Woodring connects with children/adolescents and provides a safe, caring, fun environment for them express themselves. Before working in private practice, Dr. Woodring worked as a psychologist in schools and hospitals. She served as an adjunct professor of psychology at Fordham University's Graduate School and worked as a parenting coach in London, UK.

Message to clients

My approach is to empower children and parents with knowledge and strategies that will help them with the presenting problem as well as other challenging situations that arise in their lives.


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

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Parenting - Helping parents develop and implement strategies to address challenges that arise throughout childrearing; managing stress and increasing support

Behavioral issues - Common disruptive behaviors

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, new schools, relationship transitions, new siblings, separation, divorce or blended families, child rearing, or career changes


  • Children (<12)
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)


Lori Woodring is not in-network with any insurances.

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

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $200 (50min)
  • Initial session: $200 (50min)

Therapist's note

Sliding scale: A limited number of lower fee sessions are available to clients who need a reduced fee to receive therapy. However, sliding scale clients are still required to pay $200 initial intake session fee.

Dr. Woodring can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Remote video therapy sessions offered? Yes

Stamford practice

Tully Health Center, Cohen Children's Specialty Center

32 Strawberry Hill Court

Suite 7

Stamford, CT 06902


  • Mon 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Tue 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Wed 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Thu 12:00pm-8:00pm
  • Fri 9:00pm-6:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private Practice, 2016 - Present
Parenting Coach, London, UK, 2008 - 2011
Association for South Bronx Catholic Schools, Director/Supervisor of Psychological Services, 2002 - 2006
Westport Public Schools, School Psychologist, 2003 - 2005
Stamford Public Schools, School Psychologist, 1998 - 2003
Fordham University Graduate School of Education, Adjunct Professor, 2001 - 2004

Fordham University, MS, PD, PhD, 2000
Cornell University, BS, 1991

Author of a book on moving: "My Very Exciting, Sorta Scary, Big Move: A Workbook for Children Moving to a New Home"

Author and expert contributor of numerous articles on children