Julie Smith (she/her)

LCSW

Using client-focused, inclusive, and identity affirming care, I help empower teens and adults to find their voice and a life worth living.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Waterford, CT

Services
  • Individual
  • Child
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

Do you feel misunderstood, unheard, or invisible? Does life feel overwhelming or too much to handle on your own? I would be honored to help you find the path that's right for you. I love working with teens and adults going through difficult life transitions and stressors or looking to find their true selves. I understand how difficult it can be to open up and make changes, so I follow your lead and take things at your pace.

My Background and Approach

I follow a client centered approach and focus on providing you with a warm, safe, empathic, and non-judgemental space. I empower and support you to My practice is intersectional, inclusive, and trauma-informed. I frequently use cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing (MI), harm reduction, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy, and plenty of humor and compassion. Using WPATH standards of care, I also provide assessments and letters for trans and gender-variant clients ages 16 and older who would benefit from hormone therapy and/or gender-affirming procedures. I have experience in a variety of different settings including school-based mental health counseling, crisis intervention, problem gambling treatment, HIV/AIDS prevention, and care coordination at a public hospital in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Anthem
  • Medicaid
  • Blue Cross
I have experience with the following
  • Agnosticism
  • Atheism
  • Wicca/Paganism
  • Interfaith
  • Multifaith

At A Glance

  • Experience: 5 years of practice
  • Languages: English, EspaƱol

Info

860-917-0790 Email Julie
125 Boston Post Road
Suite 1
Waterford, CT 06385
28 Haughton Road
Bozrah, CT 06334

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