Pamela Mirante,LCSW

Pamela Mirante,LCSW

Telehealth Available
Professions: Clinical Social Worker
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LCSW - 4917
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Allegiance Life and Health
  • Alliance PPO
  • Allied Insurance Group
  • Cenpatico
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Coventry Health Care
  • GEHA Health Plans
  • GWH-Cigna (formerly Great West Healthcare)
  • Highmark
  • Meritain Health
  • Nippon Life Benefits
  • Optum
  • Optum Health
  • United Behavioral Health
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Hartford, Connecticut 06103

My Approach to Helping

My name is Pamela Mirante, and I am a licensed clinical social worker, and certified Divorce Coach, with a passion for helping individuals navigate through life's challenges and find healing and growth. With over 25 years of experience in the field, I provide a supportive and compassionate space for adults (18 and over) to explore their psychology and work towards positive change. I bring a diverse skill set to my private practice, combining evidence-based therapies, genuine empathy, and a patient-centered approach. My goal is to create an environment where you feel comfortable and empowered as we work together toward your mental wellness.

"Here are some of the skills I utilize in my practice: Addiction Counseling: I have extensive experience working with clients struggling with substance and opioid use disorders. By employing a compassionate and non-judgmental approach, I guide individuals toward recovery, helping them develop healthy coping mechanisms and relapse prevention strategies. Collaborative Divorce Counseling: Going through a divorce is an emotionally challenging time for all involved. I specialize in guiding and supporting couples who wish to navigate the divorce process collaboratively and amicably. I help couples maintain a respectful and healthy co-parenting relationship through open communication and conflict-resolution techniques. Depression Management: Depression can be debilitating, but with the right support, it is treatable. I utilize evidence-based therapies, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness techniques, to help clients identify negative thought patterns, build resilience, and regain a sense of fulfillment and joy in life. Anxiety Reduction: Anxiety can interfere with daily functioning and prevent individuals from reaching their full potential. By employing various therapeutic approaches, including exposure therapy and relaxation techniques, I assist clients in managing symptoms, cultivating self-compassion, and embracing a more tranquil and balanced way of living. Navigating Life Transitions: Life transitions, such as starting college, changing careers, or becoming an empty nester, can often evoke mixed emotions and feelings of uncertainty. I offer a safe space to discuss and explore these transitions, providing guidance and strategies to help you navigate through these changes while fostering personal growth and resilience. Love and Loss: Relationships play a crucial role in our lives and experiencing love and loss can be profoundly impactful. I provide a compassionate and non-judgmental approach to help clients navigate the complexities of relationships, heal from heartbreak or grief, and rediscover their sense of self-worth and fulfillment. EMDR: This method involves eye movement in a specific way to process and unlock traumatic memories to heal and recover from traumatic and distressing life experiences."

I strive to create a safe and supportive atmosphere, where clients feel heard, validated, and comfortable expressing themselves. Working with me may feel empathic, non-judgmental, and collaborative, as I aim to create a therapeutic partnership focused on the well-being and growth of my clients. As a young adult, I was drawn to this career by a passion for empowering and supporting individuals in creating fulfilling lives. The desire to make a positive impact on the lives of those who may be most in need and the belief in the inherent worth of all people are common driving forces. I am committed and dedicated to helping people recognize their strengths and advocate for themselves, fostering a greater sense of self-worth and resilience.

To approach goal-setting with clients, I focus on setting clear and concise, measurable, achievable goals. I engage in collaborative discussions to understand their desires and needs, while also ensuring the goals are realistic and within their capabilities. I encourage clients to identify specific and measurable milestones, which allows us to track progress and adapt interventions accordingly, fostering a sense of motivation and accomplishment. During the first session with me, clients can expect a welcoming and non-judgmental atmosphere. We will spend time getting to know each other, discussing your reasons for seeking therapy, and exploring your goals and expectations for the process. I will explain the therapeutic approach and confidentiality guidelines, while actively listening and providing empathy. This initial session aims to establish a strong foundation of trust and collaboration, setting the stage for future sessions.

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Anxiety
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Men's Issues
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues

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