Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Therapists in Connecticut

Find the best Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) therapists in Connecticut. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a skill-based treatment that values both self-acceptance and change. The therapist validates the client’s experiences while teaching mindfulness, relationship, communication skills, and techniques to manage overwhelming emotions.

81 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Alexandra A Migani

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Entrepreneur mental health - Mind-body connection
 In-person & online
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Embrace Psychotherapy LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Bipolar disorder - Couples counseling - Depression - Trauma
 In-person & online
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Daniel Belonick

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management - Life purpose & meaning
Online only
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Shelly Allen

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Eating disorders - Addiction - Loss and grief - Trauma - Anxiety - Sex therapy & sexual health
 In-person & online
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Rebecca Swagger-LaBonte

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

ADHD - Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Drug addiction & abuse - Emotion regulation
 In-person & online
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Alexa Pena

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Life transitions - Relationships - Depression - Perfectionism - Self-esteem
Online only
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Erin Jackson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Relationship issues - Life transitions - Anxiety - Depression - Spirituality & religion
Online only
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Karen Beth Walant

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Codependency - Relationship issues - Aging related concerns - Work stress - Depression
 In-person & online
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Andrea MacGilpin

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Parenting - Self-esteem - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Johanna Limmer

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Self harm - Suicidal ideation - Trauma
Online only
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Health-E Living Psychological Services, LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Online only
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Brianna Sculley

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Depression - Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) - Phobias & fears - Trauma
Online only
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Catherine Silver

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Eating disorders - Couples counseling - Family issues - Trauma - Anxiety - Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
Online only
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Chananya Abraham

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Adolescent mental health - Anxiety - Life transitions - Stress management - Trauma - Childhood trauma
 In-person & online
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Hayley Miller

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Attachment issues - Body image - Dissociative disorders - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
Online only
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Hilary A Bucell

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Trauma - Life purpose & meaning - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Emotion regulation - Relationship issues - Anxiety
Online only
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Beacon Counseling, LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Child mental health - Couples counseling - Depression - Drug addiction & abuse - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics
 In-person & online
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Michelle Peacock

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Depression - Couples counseling - Relationships - Trauma - Anger management
 In-person & online
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Alexander Sheppe

Psychiatrist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Child/adolescent psychiatry - Personality disorders - Work/relationship Issues - Anxiety - Depression
Online only
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Valerie Lighthall

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management - Trauma - Transition to new parenthood
Online only
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Integrative Therapy and Coaching

Group practice

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Adolescent mental health - College & graduate student mental health - Family issues - Parenting - Stress management - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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Lourie Bonsu

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Trauma - Childhood trauma
Online only
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Aubrey Grodin

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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Tracy Singer

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Stress management - Perfectionism
Online only
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Matthew Mandelbaum

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) - Anxiety - Depression - Career counseling - Young professionals' mental health - Artists’ mental health
 In-person & online
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Jill Marie Morris

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Trauma - Women's issues - Trust issues
Online only
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Velanda Samuel

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Caregiver stress & support - Depression - Life coaching - Life transitions - Self-care
 In-person & online
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Cumberland Counseling, LLC.

Group practice

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Couples counseling - Family issues - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Men's health - Race & cultural identity - Women's issues
Online only
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Marisol Rivera Thurman

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Anxiety - Depression - Family issues - Couples counseling - Adolescent mental health - Child mental health
Online only
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Robin Naglieri

Therapist

Accepting clients from Connecticut

Life transitions - Parenting - Postpartum depression - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Transition to new parenthood - Clinical supervision
Online only

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Connecticut

How do I find a therapist in Connecticut?

Find a therapist near you in Connecticut on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Connecticut?

Yes, most Connecticut health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Connecticut. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Connecticut?

Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Connecticut. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Connecticut?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Connecticut on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Connecticut require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Connecticut who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Connecticut offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Connecticut who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Connecticut have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Connecticut near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Connecticut who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Connecticut continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Connecticut therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Connecticut without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Connecticut?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Connecticut on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Connecticut; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Connecticut?

Start your search for a great therapist in Connecticut on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Connecticut or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Connecticut go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Connecticut?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Connecticut, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Connecticut include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Connecticut also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Connecticut providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Connecticut?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Connecticut. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Connecticut, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.