Paulette K. Trueblood, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Southport
Build & Repair Your Relationship - our goal is to save marriages. We take a brief therapy approach, because no one wants to spend years, or even months in therapy - nor need they. In practice for over 20 years, we have helped hundreds of individuals, couples and families achieve their relationship goals. We focus on solutions not problems, on the present not the past. I believe that marriage is a good thing - a superb tonic for mental health! Getting or staying married reduces symptoms of depression far more than being single or divorced, according to a noted study.
My techniques include anger management, conflict resolution, relationship communication training, assertiveness training, all of which can be factors in the complexities of marriage and family relationships. I also help clients manage: attention deficit; a strong-willed child; depression; anxiety; panic attacks; grief; loss; stress and intimacy issues.
Masters: Fairfield University, Marriage & Family Therapy, 1996. Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (Boston University post-graduate program) with additional training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Clinical Member: AAMFT, American Association of Marriage & Family Therapy. Certified Anger Management Specialist, NAMA, National Anger Management Association.
Call or Email Paulette K. Trueblood for a free phone consultation now - (203) 318-4666

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Fairfield University
  • Year Graduated: 1996
  • License No. and State: 000786 Connecticut

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $140 - $160
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • HealtyCT
  • MHN
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Out of Network
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Paulette K. Trueblood's Groups

Anger Management and Conflict Resolution

Proven cognitive and behavioral strategies to make your anger work for you, rather than against you.

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Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Learning the skills to regulate emotions related to anxiety, anger and depression. Specifically: 1. Mindful Living: Involves learning to live more fully in the present rather than dwelling in the past or worrying about the future. 2. Distress Tolerance: Involves tolerating and accepting crisis situations and then finding ways to be as effective as possible. 3. Emotional Regulation: Involves managing intense emotion that can interfere with functioning effectively in life. 4. Interpersonal Effectiveness: Involves improving communication, assertiveness, and problem solving. DBT is collaborative. Patients are asked to be actively involved in the treatment by giving their input, doing homework, practicing skills.

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Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Divorce prevention, Strong-willed child
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Parenting
  • Substance Abuse

Client Focus

Age

  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family / Marital

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 19 May 2017
Paulette K. Trueblood, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Southport

Paulette K. Trueblood

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT