Our Focus is
Individual, Couples & Family Counseling

At Life’s Journey Counseling in Griswold, Connecticut, we address a broad spectrum of emotional and behavioral challenges. From depression and anxiety to trauma, addiction, and grief, our counselors offer expert support tailored to your unique needs. Whether you’re seeking individual therapy, couples counseling, or parenting support, we’re here to help.

Our practice emphasizes creating a comfortable atmosphere where you can feel at ease discussing your concerns. We offer both in-person and virtual sessions, with flexible appointment options, including days, nights, and weekends.

Areas of Specialization Include:

  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Trauma
  • Addiction
  • Grief
  • Relationship Issues
  • Adolescent Therapy
  • Personal Growth
  • Couples Counseling 
  • Reasonable Sliding Scale & Insurance

  • Day, Night, & Weekend Appointments

  • In Person & Virtual Available

  • In Person & Virtual

  • Extensive Training In Addiction

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Child Therapy

As parents, we want the best for our children, but navigating their emotional well-being can be challenging. Life's Journey Counseling Group offers expert child therapy services designed to address a range of issues including anxiety, depression, ADHD, attachment disorders, trauma, and more. Our compassionate therapists specialize in meeting children where they are, using therapeutic play and relationship building to promote positive development and successful functioning.
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Couples Counseling

Couples counseling isn't about assigning blame or pointing fingers. It's about creating a space where both of you can be heard, understood, and supported. It's a chance to take a step back, reflect on your relationship, and figure out what you both need to move forward. At Life's Journey Counseling, our experienced therapists specialize in providing compassionate and effective couples therapy services designed to address your specific needs and concerns.

Depression Counseling

Depression isn't just feeling sad or down for a day or two. It's a pervasive and debilitating condition that can impact every aspect of your life. From your thoughts and emotions to your relationships and daily activities, depression casts a shadow over everything it touches. It can leave you feeling hopeless, worthless, and disconnected. Whether it's medication, psychotherapy, counseling, or a combination of approaches, there are ways to help you overcome depression and reclaim your life.
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Addiction Counseling

Struggling with addiction can feel isolating and overwhelming. Substance use counseling, also known as addiction counseling, is a supportive and evidence-based treatment aimed at helping individuals overcome substance use disorders. At Life's Journey Counseling Group, our dedicated counselors provide compassionate guidance and education about addiction and the journey to recovery.
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Art Therapy

Art therapy is a powerful tool used by therapists to help individuals interpret, express, and resolve their emotions and thoughts. At Life's Journey Counseling Group, we offer art therapy as a way for individuals to explore their feelings, understand conflicts or distressing emotions, and find resolutions through the creative process of making art.
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Bilingual Therapists

Therapy is all about trust and effective communication. We understand that language plays a crucial role in fostering this trust. That's why we offer bilingual therapy services to cater to the diverse needs of our community. Our bilingual therapists are fluent in both English and Spanish, ensuring that language is never a barrier to accessing the support you need.
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Family Therapy

At Life's Journey Counseling, family therapy is a collaborative process focused on fostering understanding and communication within families. Our approach emphasizes creating a safe and supportive environment where each family member can express themselves without fear of blame or judgment. Our therapists utilize humor and creative interventions, especially with young children, to cultivate a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Through compassionate guidance, families can explore solutions and possibilities together, strengthening bonds and fostering positive change in their relationships. Family therapy is about healing and growth for the entire family unit.
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Grief Counseling

With loss, grief can feel overwhelming and isolating. At Life's Journey Counseling Group, we understand the complex range of emotions that accompanies bereavement. We provides a safe and empathetic space for individuals to process their emotions, thoughts, and reactions. Grief therapy helps individuals navigate the various stages of grief, such as denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance, at their own pace. It offers coping strategies, validation of feelings, and support for adjusting to life without the deceased. Grief therapy can benefit anyone who is struggling with loss, providing comfort, understanding, and guidance during a difficult time.
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LGBTQ Affirming Therapy

At Life's Journey Counseling, we understand the unique experiences and challenges that individuals in the LGBTQ community face. Our therapists are committed to providing specialized and supportive counseling services tailored to address these challenges and promote holistic well-being. LGBTQ counseling focuses on addressing the specific obstacles encountered by those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities. Our therapists offer a safe and affirming space for exploring identity, navigating societal pressures, and building resilience.
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Play Therapy

Play therapy utilizes play as a therapeutic tool for children to express themselves and process emotions. Through play, children can explore thoughts, feelings, and experiences in a safe environment, gaining insight and developing coping skills. This approach fosters emotional healing, enhances self-esteem, and promotes healthier relationships. Play therapy provides a developmentally appropriate method for children to communicate and address challenges, supporting their overall well-being and emotional growth.
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Teen Counseling

Parenting a teenager can be overwhelming, leaving parents feeling unsure and stressed. At Life's Journey Counseling in Griswold, CT, we specialize in supporting families through the challenges of adolescence. Our teen counseling services offer a safe space for teens to explore their emotions and navigate the complexities of growing up. With compassionate guidance and expert support, we help parents understand their teens' needs and develop effective strategies for communication and connection during this critical stage of development.
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Trauma Counseling

Trauma therapy is a specialized form of therapy designed to help individuals heal from past traumatic experiences. It can benefit anyone who has experienced trauma, whether from childhood abuse, neglect, accidents, natural disasters, violence, or other traumatic events. It helps address symptoms such as flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, depression, and difficulty with relationships. By providing tools and techniques to cope with trauma-related symptoms and promoting healing and resilience, trauma therapy supports individuals in reclaiming their lives and well-being.
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EDMR Therapy

Incorporating EMDR therapy into your journey towards healing trauma can be transformative. During an EMDR session, traumatic information is gently stimulated and reprocessed, empowering clients to address adverse life experiences impacting daily living. Take the first step today with Life’s Journey Counseling and experience the power of EMDR in reclaiming your well-being and resilience.

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