Last updated: 10/26/2020

Carolinda Simoes-Velt, MS, LMFT (203) 927-0837
Last Updated: 10/26/2020
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Gender: Female/Female Identifying


Race Identity: White

Languages Spoken:
English

Specialties
Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Family Issues Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Stress Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Trauma/PTSD
Office and Contact Information
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Carolinda Simoes-Velt, MS, LMFT
35 Park Place
P. O. Box 536
Branford, CT 06405  

(203) 927-0837

Contact: Carolinda Simoes-Velt

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriClosed
SatClosed
SunClosed
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Day
Weekends: 2 Days

Accessibility:
Evening Office Hours
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)

Qualifications
Degrees:
MS

Years of Experience: 22

Licensing:
CT - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) [000944]

Credentials and Certifications:
Approved Supervisor AAMFT
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Clinical Fellow AAMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $160
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $160

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
10 minute video session
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral

Insurance:
AETNA (Open Choice) Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP)
AETNA Health Health Net
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem Health Plans) Managed Health Network
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Century Preferred) TRICARE

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Caregivers
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted Biracial Children of Divorce College Students Diabetes Entertainment Industry First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators Single Parents Step Families
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Cognitive/Behavioral Internal Family Systems (IFS) Relational Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Coaching Crisis Intervention Feminist Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Long-Term Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Parent Guidance Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Individual Online Therapy
Other methods:
Supervision/Consultation
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Italian Portuguese
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)