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If you’re a first responder (such as police, EMT, firefighter, etc.), you regularly work in a high-stress environment to perform life-saving work. This puts you at a higher risk of developing mental and emotional issues, including depression and PTSD, necessitating professional therapy.

Therapists are a critical resource for first responders. Wherever you are located in Connecticut from Bridgeport to West Haven or even New Britain, or anywhere else nearby, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Do You Need First Responder Counseling?

First responders often experience traumatic events that can leave a lasting effect on their mental health. Here are some signs that you could use counseling:

  • Recurring memories of a traumatic event, such as a shooting, arrest, fire, or critical incident.
  • Feeling anxious or stressed on a chronic basis.
  • Feeling sad on an ongoing basis without hope.
  • Loss of interest in things that you used to love.
  • Being easily agitated or emotionally reactive.
  • Feeling burned out or apathetic about your job.

If any of the above signs ring true to you, consider getting some help in the form of first responder counseling. For more help to figure out if counseling is right for you, read this article from licensed therapist Dana Carretta-Stein about signs of trauma common to first responders.

Get First Responder Therapy Today!

Mental Health Match can help you find a professional therapist who can help you cope with the demands of your job so you can feel great and continue to do your best work. On our platform, finding a licensed therapist is easier than you may think. Get started today by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Natasha Kennedy
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Whatever you bring into session we can work on. If you do not bring something in, we will start there because that usually means something too...


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Together, we will:

Whatever you bring into session we can work on. If you do not bring something in, we will start there because that usually means something too...

Something to know about my approach is:

I am a straight shooter and only work with teens/college students and their families so I am very comfortable navigating whatever comes up for you all. I am not only there for you during the session as that is not the only time the work happens.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • College Students
  • Cutting and Self Harm
  • Family Therapy
  • high achieving
  • Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Suicide
  • Trauma
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Natasha Kennedy remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Georgia, South Carolina
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Amie Markowitz
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We will discover what your goals are and figure out what is holding you back from reaching them. We will work on developing coping strategies to help you through difficult situations so you are able to be the best version of yourself possible


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We will discover what your goals are and figure out what is holding you back from reaching them. We will work on developing coping strategies to help you through difficult situations so you are able to be the best version of yourself possible

Something to know about my approach is:

I like to say that I am client centered and goal oriented. I don’t believe that one therapeutic approach that works for everyone. We are all unique and individual so I feel that my approach should recognize that.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Manic Depression
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Amie Markowitz remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Florida, New York
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Rebecca Carr, MS, NCC, LPC, PMH-C
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Work to improve and address concerns, set goals, and improve your life. We will look at patterns of thinking and build skills to create functional and comfortable ways of living.


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Work to improve and address concerns, set goals, and improve your life. We will look at patterns of thinking and build skills to create functional and comfortable ways of living.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a blended, active, and individualized approach to psychotherapy. Most prominently I find success with Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Gestalt, person-centered, self-reflection, and mindfulness.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Stress Management
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Rebecca Carr, MS, NCC, LPC, PMH-C remote and phone therapy in Connecticut
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Dana Carretta-Stein
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Together, we will stop recurring nightmares and flashbacks, change your behaviors and stop anxiety from controlling your life.


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Together, we will stop recurring nightmares and flashbacks, change your behaviors and stop anxiety from controlling your life.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is holistic, meaning I look at the whole picture of you as a person, not just on your symptoms and what’s “wrong” with you. Most symptoms we experience can be traced back to stressful life experiences. Healing is possible.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Betrayal Trauma
  • Birth trauma
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Complex Trauma
  • Medical Trauma
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Trauma
  • Trauma Related Disorders
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Dana Carretta-Stein remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, New York
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Dr. Dana Spada
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Work toward your goals and lean into the very best version of you.


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Together, we will:

Work toward your goals and lean into the very best version of you.

Something to know about my approach is:

Dr. Spada is a gestalt psychotherapist that always meets the patient where they are and works collaboratively with the patient toward their goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • grief
  • Grief counseling
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Dr. Dana  Spada remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming