Stefania Maiorana is a licensed professional counselor. Stefania who sometimes goes by Stephanie has a wealth of experience working with children, adolescents, adults and families. She understands complex family dynamics that can get quite stressful at times. She has years of experience working in a variety of settings such as in home, outpatient, and school settings. She is passionate about the work she does and give each client she works with the time and attention they need to get feeling better as soon as possible! In addition to being fluent in English, she is also fluent in Italian!
Stefania will offer online counseling sessions only.
Dr. Michael Stokes is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Doctorate in Professional Counseling and Supervision. Dr. Stokes began Stokes Counseling Services in 2011 to help teens, adults, couples and families in the Naugatuck area. His goal is to create a safe space for individuals and families to access mental health services without barriers to treatment. Each therapist brings a unique perspective into the practice, while focusing on patient care so individual and families get the care and outcomes they need!
Dr. Stokes specializes in working with LGBTQ+ individuals and families who are seeking additional support. He has advanced knowledge of LGBTQ+ issues that impact individuals within the community. In addition to his time with clients, he engages in workshops and teaching in the field of psychology and counseling.
Heather Elder is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, providing a compassionate space for individuals, couples, and families from all walks of life. She has experience working with a variety of challenges among young children, adolescents, and adults. Heather passionately believes that change is within everyone, at this very moment. Change is a constant. She is a guide to help you sift through blockages that may be clouding your ability to tap into that change, whether those are past experiences, unhealthy thought patterns, or disconnection with self and others. Together, we can discover those barriers and reawaken your life to a newfound perspective and intention.
*Heather will offer online sessions only*
We repeat what we don’t repair. Often we find ourselves facing the same challenges over again. Perhaps our once helpful solutions have turned into damaging patterns. I want to help you understand what nourishes these unhealthy relationships with ourselves and with others. In doing so, you will develop the awareness to overcome these destructive cycles.
As a licensed clinical social worker, my intention is to empower you to cultivate tools to navigate your inner and outer worlds. I provide an environment of active listening, positive regard, and empathic authenticity. Together, we will explore conscious and unconscious patterns of thoughts, behaviors, and relationships. My goal is to assist you in gaining insight and practicing skills to foster change and growth and rediscover well-being.
Gleish Gonzalez-Orama is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with several years of experience. Gleish has worked with children, adolescents and adults. She has worked in a variety of settings; schools, outpatient, hospitals and in home. She also has experience providing supports to a broad range of mental health conditions and supporting individuals with varying stressful life experiences. Gleish is proficient in working with complex family dynamics and systems, new marriages, divorces, adoption, foster care, caring for other ill family members, chronic health disease, military families and veterans.
Gleish approaches her clients with confidence, compassion, understanding and respect. She provides a safe space for individuals to express themselves freely and feel comfortable and confident that they are being heard. Gleish is looking to empower others while providing extra support to achieve their goals.
Gleish is also fluent in Spanish and will only provide Online Counseling appointments