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Janice R. LepageLPC, LMHC

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In Eastern Time

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What does a first session with you look like?

Generally, we would start with a deeper exploration of what has brought you to therapy. We will discuss the history around the issue, depending on the area focus. We will look for any current coping skills you have to address the issue, reflecting on past therapy (what worked- what did not) so we can try new avenues of therapy if so desired. We will definitely identify your strengths because EVERYONE has them, talk about supports you have or don't have in your life right now and what you’re hoping to gain from therapy. The first session is a time to allow you to "feel" me out, get a sense if you can see yourself getting to know me better and vice versa and it is always a time to ask questions. Usually, by the end of the first session you and I will have a clearer sense of direction as to what you need support around and identified goals for start of therapy.

In what ways do your life philosophy and treatment philosophy overlap?

My life philosophy encompasses these core values, empathy, strength in vulnerability, authenticity, resilience, courage, compassion, trustworthiness, consistency, fairness, commitment, faith, honesty, ethics and service to others. My life philosophy overlaps with my treatment philosophy in the way I meet my clients where they "are at" in their process, holding in faith and with deep compassion how difficult and terrifying it may be to approach change sometimes. That in being vulnerable and learning to trust again, forming new supportive bonds, we can heal the old bonds of trauma to promote long-lasting change. I propose that we all have the answers to own struggles inside of us, that our experiences provide more than enough information to explore our past to inform our current struggles.

In what ways does your personality influence your approach to therapy?

I believe that in the spirit of authenticity there is no way my personal experience will not influence my work with clients. I bring a wealth of "human" experience to client sessions along with humanity, compassion and a sharing of my insights based on personal work I have done to grow myself. In addition, my personal experiences provide depth to the work by "feeling into" clients experience. It is especially helpful if I can relate on personal level to what someone is experiencing, this allows me to connect, provide empathy, an authentic knowing of what they are experiencing but with the utmost respect that this is THIER therapy and process of healing. I will self-disclose certain information if it informs the work as "educational" to what we are doing in that moment and to deepen the therapy relationship but only if it will not take anything away from the client. I am of the heart that my personal experience can only richen the work for a client and can be utilized in way to promote a deeper healing for them.

Specialties

Depression

Anxiety

Substance abuse

Trauma

Coping Skills

General Expertise

Loss/Grief

Self-Esteem

Race & Cultural Identity

ADHD

Abuse/Survivors of abuse

Aging related concerns

Anger management

Attachment issues

Fees

First Session$150
Individual Therapy$128

Types of Therapy

Individual Session

Clientele

Young Adults (18-24)

Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Mindfulness Practices

Strength Based Therapy

Attachment-Based Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Compassion-Focused Therapy

Emotionally Focused Therapy

Motivational Interviewing

Person-Centered Therapy

Training / Certifications

Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (AADC)-6497

Multisystemic Therapy (MST) and Traditional and MST-CAN/RBT Certified

Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Mindfulness Trained

Certified Reiki II Practitioner

Licensure

  • Connecticut, Licensed Professional Counselor, 3527
  • Massachusetts, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, 11330

Education

Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling - Bay Path University

Work History

I offer a unique experience, I am an intuitive counselor using many different modalities. I offer close to two decades of experience working and aiding people reach recovery from substance abuse, trauma, anxiety and depression. My mixed approach is flexible to your needs, meeting you "where they are at" in current time and space, while holding your history and process to aid you in self exploration and a deeper knowing while providing you a safe space to do that.

Frequently Asked Questions About Janice Lepage, LPC, LMHC

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Janice Lepage, LPC, LMHC, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Janice Lepage accepting new clients?

Yes, Janice Lepage is accepting new clients.

Does Janice Lepage accept insurance?

No, Janice Lepage does not accept insurance.

What types of therapy does Janice Lepage offer?

Janice Lepage offers therapy for individuals.

Does Janice Lepage offer in-person appointments?

No, but people in Connecticut and Massachusetts can book Janice Lepage for virtual appointments (teletherapy).

Does Janice Lepage offer online therapy?

Yes, Janice Lepage offers online therapy to people in Connecticut and Massachusetts.

How quickly can I see Janice Lepage?

Janice Lepage typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current availability and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Janice Lepage speak?

Janice Lepage conducts therapy sessions in English.

Can I book an appointment with Janice Lepage online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Janice Lepage online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.