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
Lindsay Perrone is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is licensed in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Texas. Over the past fifteen years in practice, she has worked people across the lifespan covering topics such as anxiety, depression, postpartum concerns, self-esteem, addiction, trauma, grief, and more. Her approach to therapy is relaxed, down-to-earth, kind, and ever-changing depending on the needs of each individual. The absolute most important part of therapy is the relationship between client and counselor. You must sense a connection, a vibe of sorts, to feel comfortable sharing your story and hardships. Her hope is to provide that for you.
Amanda Brown is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has a background providing individual, group and family therapy. Amanda has extensive experience working with individuals with a broad range of mental health issues and varying disabilities, including eating disorders, substance abuse disorders, and individuals with developmental disabilities. Amanda has worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings providing intensive individual and family therapy to children and their families. Amanda also has experience working within the public school system providing interventions for children with challenging behaviors. She specializes in cognitive behavior therapy, mindfulness-based techniques, and behavior therapy. She is passionate about her work and enjoys implementing creative approaches to address a family’s needs in order to achieve health and wellness.
Amanda will offer online counseling sessions only.
Tracy LaChapelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a doctoral student in Educational Leadership. She have over 25 years of clinical experience working with children and adolescents with difficulties in school, learning disabilities, social-emotional learning, gender/sexual identity, peer conflicts. She is passionate about helping families build strength as they seek to support and assist with advocating for their child’s needs.
Tracy believes children/adolescents, couples, individuals, and families heal and become resilient by safely exploring their unique strengths and potential. Furthermore, believes a person learns to become stronger by exploring oneself and seeing this into action within their every day interactions to have healthier and more satisfying relationships with others (families, intimate partners/spouses, teachers, friends, co-workers, etc.). Tracy will provide online counseling only.