Last updated: 9/8/2020

Judith F. Gruber, LCSW, CCEP, EMM (347) 596-4270
Last Updated: 9/8/2020
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Licensed Clinical Social Worker Life, Money and Career Coach Certified Exceptional Marriage Mentor

Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

I am a down-to-earth, friendly, interactive psychotherapist, couples counselor and life coach.  My approach is solution-focused work, giving you support and feedback to help you resolve both current problems and long-standing patterns.  I work to help you find your own unique solutions and coping strategies to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues.  I will help you to build on your strengths and achieve your short and long-term goals. To accelerate your process, I also offer body-centered psychotherapy techniques which allows you to release the blocks that keep you feeling emotionally trapped and stuck.

I also work with people to develop a healthy relationship with money, career changes, building self-esteem and finding one's life purpose.  I will help you take practical steps to work through your conflicts and change negative behavior patterns into positive energy. Please visit my websites and

In a safe and comfortable setting, I will help you to explore and open the ways to a deeper awareness of your authenticity, vitality and integrity.  You can experience inner stability and transform your life into one that is more real, enriched and fulfilled.

I look forward to hearing from you!



Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Life Transitions Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Psychosomatic Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Bipolar Disorders Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Forensic Gender Identity Immigration/Newcomer Infertility Medication Management Pain Management Personality Disorders Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Runaways
Office and Contact Information
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Judith Gruber
69 Stoneywood Drive
Niantic, CT 06357
(347) 596-4270

Contact: Judith Gruber

Office Hours:
Mon7:00am – 8:00pm
Tue7:00am – 8:00pm
Wed7:00am – 8:00pm
Thu7:00am – 8:00pm
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 1 Hour
Weekends: 3 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 25

CT - LCSW [008015]
NY - LCSW-R [PR067136]

Credentials and Certifications:

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $110
Couples: N/A
Group: N/A
Family: $150

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: Yes

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

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem Health Plans) Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Century Preferred)

Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +)
Adolescents (13-17) Young Adults (18-25)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness Disabled Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Twins
AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Cancer Patients Gifted Immigrants/Refugees Military/Veterans Offenders/Perpetrators Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Advocacy Behavioral Body Centered Psychotherapy Body Work (Massage, Touch Therapy) Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dream Work or Analysis Education Consultation Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Feminist Focusing Gestalt Holistic Humanistic Imago Relationship Therapy Internal Family Systems (IFS) Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Jungian Long-Term Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Prevention Psycho-Educational Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodrama Psychodynamic Relational Sex Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Transpersonal Psychology Vocational Counseling/Rehabilitation
Other theoretical approaches:
Case Management Dance/Movement Therapy Ericksonian Evaluation/Diagnostic Genetic Counseling Geriatric Consultation Guardian ad Litem Hypnosis Information and Referral Narrative Therapy Occupational Therapy Outreach Pastoral Therapy Play Therapy Psychopharmacology Schema Therapy Sports Psychology Supervised Visitation Systemic Transactional Analysis (TA)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:

Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Italian Russian
Arabic Armenian Asian Haitian Irish Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese
Professional Associations
National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Exceptional Relationships
To learn tools that nourish and sustain growth and happiness as a couple to help couples move through conflict, break patterns and risk loving deeply. To help couples awaken the spirit of compassion, mutual respect, connection and adventure.
Group Focus: Couple/Marital Issues
Group Status:
Group Type:
Member Age: Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Seniors (60 +)
Member Gender:
Location: Niantic, CT 06357
Phone: (347) 596-4270
Meeting Time: Evening
Meeting Frequency: Every 2 weeks on Tuesday