Last updated: 7/13/2020

Kerry L. Tuttle, MSW, LCSW (860) 558-7143
Last Updated: 7/13/2020
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Just Breathe Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Academic Accommodations Addictions/Substance Adoption/Foster Care Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Dementia Depression Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Dual Diagnosis Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Family Issues Forensic Gender Identity Grief/Loss Immigration/Newcomer Infant Mental Health Infertility Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Life Transitions Medication Management Memory Problems Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Parenting Issues Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Runaways Selective Mutism Self Abuse Sensory Processing Disorder Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Suicidal Thoughts Tourette's Disorder Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury Women's Issues
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Attachment Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Dissociative Disorders Eating Disorders Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Firesetting Personality Disorders Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Sexual Disorders
Office and Contact Information
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Just Breathe Connecticut, LLC
4 West Road
Ellington, CT 06029
(860) 558-7143

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: 1 days

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 3 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Secure HIPAA-compliant Video (, etc.)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 20

CT - LCSW [005794]
MA - LCSW [005794]
NJ - LCSW [005794]
FL - LCSW [005794]

Credentials and Certifications:
Certified in Family Mediation
Divorce Mediator
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Social Work Supervisor

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

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

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

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) GEHA Health Plan for Federal Employees
AETNA Health Health Net
AETNA Health (Prudential Health Care Plan) Health Net (PPO)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem Health Plans) Healthy CT
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Century Preferred) Magellan Behavioral Health
APS Healthcare Managed Health Network
Beacon Health Optum Behavioral Health
Beacon Health Options Oxford Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Oxford Health Plans (Freedom and Liberty PPO Plans)
CIGNA HealthCare PacifiCare Behavioral Health
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
Community Health Network of Connecticut (CHNCT) TRICARE
ConnectiCare United Behavioral Health (UBH)
ConnectiCare of Massachusetts United Healthcare
FirstChoice HealthPlans

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Corrections Officers Diabetes Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Learning Disability Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators Parkinson's Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Suicidal Transgender Twins Unemployed

Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advocacy Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Art Therapy Behavioral Behavioral Medicine Body Centered Psychotherapy Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Education Consultation Electro-convulsive Treatment Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT Tapping) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Family-Based Treatment (FBT) Focusing Forensic Evaluation Geriatric Consultation Guardian ad Litem Holistic Home Study Humanistic Information and Referral Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Long-Term Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Outreach Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Psychopharmacology Relational Sandplay Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Sports Psychology Supervised Visitation Systemic Transpersonal Psychology Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Other theoretical approaches:
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Online Therapy
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan

Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Arabic Asian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American
Alaskan Native Armenian Brazilian Cape Verdean Caribbean Haitian Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
Professional Associations
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Association of Forensic Counselors (NAFC) National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Organization of Forensic Social Work (NOFSW)