Mary G. Hamilton

Therapy Services in Milford, CT

As a practicing professional counselor for over 15 years, I take great pride in helping people develop the emotional and practical tools necessary to navigate the complexities of daily living. Congratulations for taking the first step towards learning and growing; it takes strength and courage to want to be a better you.

Whether you are experiencing problems with anxiety or depression, frustrations with your family, yourself or other relationships, or simply wish to improve your emotional well-being, I will listen and work with you to attain your goals.

I welcome individuals( children, adolescents, adults), couples and families. I offer hope, compassion and professional expertise in an environment that is warm, safe, confidential, non-judgemental, and that supports individual growth.

I also specialize in social issues, self image and body image issues, mood disorders, low self esteem, difficulty with communication, troubles with problem-solving and decision -making, parent guidance and support and school consultation and advocacy.

Areas of Expertise

My extensive training allows me to assist individuals, couples, or groups with a diverse range of treatment focuses. I largely practice Cognitive Behavioral Therapy which essentially focuses on how alterations of unhelpful thinking can have significant and meaningful effects on behavior and emotion.

A short list of my specialties are included below but if you have any questions that pertain to a specific need, please don’t hesitate to email or call me.

Individual Therapy

The most common form of professional assistance. A therapist works one-on-one with the client using a variety of treatment methods to sort out problems and find resolutions.

Family Counseling

A type of counseling provided to two or more family members to assist a troubled individual and/or promote better functioning of the family unit. The interaction among family members often serves as the key to resolving conflicts.

Couples Therapy

Helps couples understand how to listen and communicate effectively in a manner that is conducive to each individual and the partnership in order to resolve conflict. The goal is to develop a more rewarding relationship.

& Mood Disorders

Feeling sad or what we call "depressed" happens to all of us. The sensation usually passes after a while. However, a person with a depressive disorder—clinical depression—finds that his state interferes with daily life.

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Anxiety Symptoms

Anxiety is the most common negative emotion; learn to understand the source of your fears and anxieties and become less afraid of your feelings.

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Anger Issues

Having an "anger problem" may mean that you express anger in harmful, destructive ways. If your anger is hurtful to others,you may indeed have an "anger problem."

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Out-of-Control Behavior

People whose behavior is out-of-control usually report extreme, intense negative emotions. Solving the problem involves gaining a better understanding of your behavior.

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Parent Coaching

Being a parent is both a joy and a privilege, but it can also be a very difficult undertaking. There is no manual or set of instructions when parenting children, but we can work together to address issues as they arise.

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Dealing with Divorce

Divorce can be an all-consuming process for the couple going through it, let alone meeting the very important needs of their children. The issues related to uncoupling can be trying but with examining and dealing with loss and separation relief and happiness will be found.

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Communication Skills

Effective communication helps us better understand a person or situation, enables us to resolve differences, build trust and respect, and create environments where creative ideas, problem solving, affection and caring can flourish.

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Life Transitions

Some of the most successful people are those who embrace new situations. The key is in learning how to successfully navigate the experience that determines success.

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Addiction & Substance Abuse

Addiction and substance abuse is an extremely personal matter. Through therapy you will learn new and adaptive ways of coping with life’s difficulties and hard emotions.

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Appointments, Fees & Insurance

Office Location & Hours

Sessions are conveniently located off Exit 35 on I-95. My studio is situated on a marina looking out onto the water for a soothing and calming environment.

Currently accepting new clients. Date and time of introductory session as well as treatment plan will be decided collectively upon our initial discussion.

Fees & Insurance

The normal fee for a 60-minute individual or couple session is $200.00. A sliding scale fee can be provided for clients with limited financial circumstances. I am a Connecticut State Licensed, board certified Professional Counselor(LPC). I am accepted by most insurance carriers as an Out-of Network provider. Please review your benefits package to see if you are covered. I will provide either weekly or monthly statements for you to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.

Contact Me

Please complete the form below to the best of your ability and comfort level and I will get back to you at my earliest ability. Please also feel free to pick up the phone and give me a call at 203-268-4943 to discuss your particular situation. I look forward to connecting with you.