Helping you in life's journey

If you are struggling with anxiety, depression, emotional disturbance, family conflict, educational struggles, relationship issues and/or self esteem and you are ready to seek professional help, to make positive changes in your life, I can help you. I can help you on your journey towards healing, empowerment, personal growth and self-discovery.
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Compassionate Guidance

Congratulations for seeking help! If you are struggling with anxiety, codependency, lack of coping skills, depression, emotional disturbance, family conflict, peer relationships, relationship issues and/or self esteem and you are ready to seek professional help, to make positive changes in your life, you have come to the right place. As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I am here to guide those in need, advocate for the vulnerable and help people through adverse life experiences. I am a bilingual (English/Spanish) therapist /Licensed Clinical Social Worker, in Connecticut (License # 009597). In addition, I hold a CT state certification in school social work. With 30 years of experience, I have worked in schools/ in home /outpatient & child protection settings. I am experienced with IEP's & 504 plans. Personally, I am a parent & a stepmother. I'm a Type 1 diabetic, familiar with the struggles of living with diabetes. I recently wrote a book where I share my experience living with diabetes. The book's title is: IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT THE SUGAR-LIVING WITH DIABETES. It can be found on Amazon. I offer Individual Therapy, Family therapy, Advocacy & Life coaching
Marie Cortez, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Work/Therapist, Author

Services

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Abandonment
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Aging
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Blended Families
  • Career Counseling
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Couples Counseling
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Loneliness
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality and Religion
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

Approaches

  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Family/Marital Therapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Social Work

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • Medicare
  • United Healthcare
  • CT Medicaid
  • HUSKY/Medicaid
  • Connecticare
  • Out of Pocket

Fees

  • Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluation: $150 - $175
  • Psychotherapy, 60 min: $140 - $150
  • FMLA Documentations : $50 - $140
  • Letter for ESA (Emotional Support Animals): $150 - $150.01

Location

A street map for office location at Hartford County/Manchester/South Windsor, CT 06074

Telehealth Mental Health Practice

Hartford County/Manchester/South Windsor, CT 06074