Amy Arruda

  • Connecticut
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Amy Arruda's service

Amy Arruda, a female therapist, believes in the power of asking for help and views it as a sign of strength and resilience, despite the societal stigma attached to mental health. Having personally sought therapy and experienced its transformative effects, she is passionate about helping others who have faced trauma and loss. If you feel stuck in life or have unresolved trauma, Amy can assist you in finding your path forward. Additionally, she specializes in working with adolescents, understanding their unique challenges in today’s digital world, including cyber-bullying. Amy is adept at providing emotional and behavioral support to children and families, using a holistic and strengths-based approach. Her expertise lies in the assessment and treatment of PTSD, substance abuse, conduct disorder, ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, anxiety, depression, and LGBTQIA issues.

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Coaching
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • LGBT
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Abandonment
  • Adoption and Foster Care
  • and OCD
  • Attachment Issues
  • Autism and Asperger Syndrome
  • Body Image
  • Caregiver Issues and Stress
  • Co-morbidity
  • Codependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsions
  • Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster
  • Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD)
  • Dissociation
  • Domestic Violence

Therapeutic approaches

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

9 years

NPI number


License Details

CT LCSW 010410

License: LCSW


License number: 10410

Expires at 2023-11-30

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