Michele  Paliotta

Michele Paliotta

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Not accepting new clients in North Providence practice (updated November 17, 2019)

Specialties & Expertise

  • LGBTQ and gender identity issues
  • Gender identity & transgender health
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Professional statement

Michele Paliotta is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Providence with a practice focused on working with members of the LGBTQ community and specializing in gender diversity. Michele also sees individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, family issues, and some trauma. She works with children, adolescents, adults, and families.

Michele's approach to treatment is practical and realistic so clients can use everyday skills in their daily life. Advocacy is an important part of Michele's work, and she is involved in activism at the state house and throughout RI. She offers day, evening, and Saturday appointments to make sure therapy fits into her clients' schedules.

Message to clients

I love being a social worker because I think providing therapy and advocacy are both acts of social justice.


LGBTQ and gender identity issues - Includes coming out, relating to others, identifying and communicating needs, relationships, and family issues

Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition

Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks

Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms

General expertise

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $125 (45-50min)
  • Couples sessions: $150 (45-50min)
  • Family sessions: $150 (45-50min)

Therapist's note

Michele can provide you with paperwork for reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network sessions.


North Providence practice

1804 Mineral Spring Avenue

North Providence, RI 02904

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Work and Education

Private Practice

Rhode Island College, Adjunct Professor

Rhode Island College, MSW, 2001

Northeastern University, BS, 1997


  • English

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