Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC, NCC, BCC, Marriage & Family Therapy in Ridgefield, Connecticut, 06877

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC, NCC, BCC

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC, NCC, BCC

Professions: Marriage & Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licensed Professional Counselor
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1-800-651-8085 ext. 09916
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Office 1
100B Danbury Rd, Suite 201D
behind Union Savings Bank, Building B
Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877
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I love what I do & my clients make progress! I provide email support in-between sessions that really makes the difference for my clients, in addition to small activities that they can do to keep the focus on change. I have trained with two of the leaders in our field, John Gottman & Sue Johnson, innovators in research-based concepts that work. The couples and individual adults that I work with are very capable in their own lives, so it's an honor when they contact me to work on things. In addition to being a Licensed Psychotherapist & Board Certified Life Coach, I am also a frequent guest lecturer at Western Connecticut State University. Clients usually decide to come in because they need an objective person to assist them in getting unstuck & manifesting more of their goals. By valuing your time & working hard together, we will gently shift challenges that you are struggling with. I have over 20 years combined experience in psychotherapy, education and business to draw from. I believe in a high level of service & so my office is designed to relax and comfort my clients, and I offer aromatic tea or coffee as well. I encourage you if you are wondering if I can be helpful to you, to contact me and we can explore possibilities. My clients appreciate my flexible scheduling to meet their busy lives (morning, afternoon or late evening, confidential appointment schedule). I also provide life coaching for personal growth and organizational assistance.

Email or Call Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC, NCC, BCC at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 09916

More Info About My Practice

My approach to helping you originates in the rapport that we build together. I believe exceptional therapy or coaching is an invaluable tool that helps my clients manifests their goals. I tailor every session to each individual client, differentiating in this way maximizes outcomes. In our sessions together, we will infuse ways to transform stress and as a result you will notice you have more energy. My clients tell me that they appreciate the ability to practice slowing down in sessions and that it lowers emotional and physical distress. I help my client's process issues by listening to them and looking for the themes that are revealed. In our daily lives, how often do we have someone who has advanced training in psychotherapy, coaching, problem solving, providing empathy & acceptance, and assessment, listening to us? The assistance I provide honors each client's journey; I look forward to connecting with you to uncover possibilities.

The Duration and Frequency of Therapy

Therapy or coaching initially occurs more frequently in the beginning as many clients come into the process experiencing a significant amount of stress. Also, when a client's issues are on the surface as they most often are in the beginning, it can be an opportune time to work with them before the issues sometimes settle back down below the surface once life's challenges and routine's kick in.

Services I Provide

  • Coaching
  • Consultation
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Mediation
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Groups I Work With

    *Intimacy Issues & Resentment = Frequent Conflict. We will work on becoming more than just roommates.
    *Sex Therapy
    *Discernment Counseling
    *Emotional and/or Physical Affairs
    *ASD Couples

    Individual Adults:
    *Perfectionism & Negative Self-Talk
    *Increase of Coping Skills
    *Anger, Loneliness, Anxiety & Depression

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aging and Geriatric Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Cancer
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Gambling Addiction
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Body Psychotherapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotion Focused Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Existential Psychotherapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Integration of different therapy models
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Parent Work
  • Person Centered / Rogerian
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Self Psychology
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Transpersonal Psychotherapy

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