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Marianne Cardillo(She/Her/Hers)

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT
ConnecticutNew York
Anxiety-Depression-Trauma-Life transitions-Self-esteem-

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Professional statement

Marianne Cardillo is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Stamford, CT. She works with adult individual clients who are navigating transitions and dealing with feelings of anxiety and depression, as well as those who are overcoming past traumas. Marianne also works with individual and caretakers of those experiencing medical issues, and navigating through the complexities of these times.

As a trained marriage and family therapist, Marianne works with her individual clients through a framework of understanding the patterns in the relationships and environments in our life that create beliefs and shape our world. Additionally, she has had further training in mindfulness-based therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and trauma-informed work.

Marianne's experience has been in recognizing and processing what may be bothering us, understanding our relationships, practicing mindfulness, and incorporating techniques from CBT, Narrative, & Solution Focused therapies. Marianne finds passion in being there with her clients as they uncover the tools and strengths within them to create the life they want to be living. Through her work, Marianne is committed to helping others feel comfortable in the practice of understanding themselves and creating spaces where clients can feel confident and empowered to exercise their mind to feel better. Marianne sits with her clients in empathy and as a peer, being there with her clients in the journey of discovering that they are the experts to their own lives and selves.

Marianne has the ability to practice Telehealth sessions for Connecticut and New York-based clients. She looks forward to connecting with you.

Message to clients

"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." -Helen Keller---- Working together to find solutions that best work for you is one of the most important parts of the way I practice. You are the expert of your life, your wants, and your needs. I am here to collaborate and work with you in figuring out how to achieve what you want out of life, and understand how to navigate around whatever may be standing in the way of getting there. I take pride in being genuine in my practice & offering my empathy & eagerness to support you in achieving your personal goals.
I believe that every person is capable in achieving their goals & understanding what is best for themselves. Life is not always as easy it seems, and it is normal to feel overwhelmed or have difficulty at times. Asking for help to get clarity in how to move forward takes true strength, & by taking the step, you are already making progress toward success.

Work and Education

Private Practice
Child Guidance Center
St. Vincent's Intensive Outpatient

Fairfield University, MA, MFT, 2014


Connecticut: 1794 - New York: 001700-01




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

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

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

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect


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

Locations & Hours


  • Aetna (in-network in CT)
  • Cigna (in-network in CT, NY)
  • Connecticare (in-network in CT, NY)
  • Optum (in-network in CT, NY)
  • Oxford Health Plans (in-network in CT, NY)
  • United Healthcare (in-network in CT, NY)

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions:$150 (50min)
  • Initial session:$200 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed

Client testimonials

"Marianne gave a quick introduction and seemed like a good fit from the start!"
- Zencare client July 2020
"Marianne asked questions to better understand a) if we would be a good fit for each other so that I could receive the care I needed. B) understand my concerns and C) get more of a back story of my living and past environment."
- Zencare client March 2022