Clifford LaMotta


Clifford LaMotta


Professions: Psychotherapist, Counselor, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW - 10214
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Fees: $150-$250 per hour
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Weekend Availability
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90 Grove Street
Suite 206
Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877

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My Approach to Helping

I believe everyone struggles at some point in their life, I have myself. I also believe strongly that your past and present do not define your future.

My strength lies in identifying barriers to success, emotional psychosocial, environmental I will identify your strengths and skills, and empower you to use them, strengthen them. I will believe in you when you may not believe in yourself. The solution lies with you, I know how to connect, to lend you my passion and faith in you such that you discover what you are capable of.

I have been an employee, a boss, a parent, a husband, father, a divorcee', and a stepfather. I have overcome barriers with a strong set of values that come through in my practice. A therapist's interpersonal and social skills connect deeply with a successful clinical therapeutic outcome; these skills are my strength. My approach combines life experience, broad training, and various journeys to bring you the best support possible.

More Info About My Practice

The Compass Counseling Group (CCG) is a counseling practice based out of Ridgefield, CT, composed of licensed clinicians with the experience and capability to serve youth and families. Our mission at CCG is to support clients in navigating the various challenges they will encounter as they walk their unique path through life.

Whether struggling with mental illness, working through a loss, seeking to improve relationships, or looking for support during a life transition, clinicians at CCG have the compassion and experience to help guide clients on their journey.

CCG is able to offer a variety of counseling and coaching services, including but not limited to individual and family sessions, couples counseling, cognitive behavioral based group and individual interventions, career coaching, clinical assessments, and psychiatric medication referrals. Our clinicians at CCG tailor each treatment plan to the individual needs of clients and families and work collaboratively with community providers to best serve our clients.

We believe that our clients have the wisdom and strength to overcome life's many challenges, though recognize that even the most equipped may need support during difficult times. We are here to help our clients find their internal compass and regain the motivation and clarity needed to "go confidently in the direction of [their] dreams and live the life [they] imagine? Thoreau.

My Therapy Focus

You have to do it yourself, but you don't have to do it alone.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Teens
  • Adults


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Teens, Adults, Couples,and Families.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Breakup
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family Problems
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Inadequacy
  • Individuation
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Values Clarification

Types of Therapy

  • Adlerian Psychology / Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Lifespan Integration (LI)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
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