Sophia DeVitoSocial Worker, LMSW
At this time my work is a particularly good fit for: parents and caregivers, young adults, LGBTQ folks, people practicing nonmonogamy, and anyone yearning for personal and collective liberation. **virtual only**
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My office is a space for deep reflection, necessary tantrums, catharsis, nurturing, poetry, and imagination. I work with earnest human beings around human problems: anxiety, shame, heartache, rage, gender, the want to escape the terrible traps of trauma and toxic culture and old survival patterns, the search for authenticity and meaning, the desire for love and pleasure and sex.
My clients and I work together to navigate through mental health challenges and transitions in life. I specialize in working with people with gender dysphoria and those in the process of transition. Furthermore, I help my clients navigate issues related to racial identity and minority experiences. I work with various relationship types and forms, non-monogamy included.
I've worked with people from many walks of life. I have worked with and welcome artists, creative thinkers, those on the autism spectrum, LGBTQIA+ folks, as well as those who practice consensual non-monogamy. I enjoy working with those who struggle to live as their authentic selves, helping to find the path to living your truth. Without authenticity, we can struggle fitting into boxes and shapes that just don't fit. Can I help you be more you?
I work with adult clients ages 18-65, and I am accepting new patients. Please call my office at 413-341-5081 to speak with my assistant, or visit my website to learn more about my practice. If you click on the email button below, it will bring you to my profile that has a link to my website. I do not have the "email" option activated on purpose because my assistant manages all new patient questions, and she prefers not to use email. I look forward to meeting you.
It's a stressful, confusing, scary world out there. Do you respond to it by trying to be "perfect" or stay five steps ahead of life? Do you get caught in worry spirals trying to game out everything that could go wrong, or stuck in self-critical thoughts whenever anything goes wrong? Or perhaps you get paralyzed with anxiety, unable to take any action. That persistent feeling of "not good enough" can lead to depression, anxiety, or generally feeling like the life has been sucked out of you.
Our clinical team provides counseling services to children, adolescents, adults, elders, couples and families. We believe in meeting clients where they are at and affirming all identities. We work collaboratively with our clients to alleviate physical, social and emotional barriers. We will work together to empower you to understand patterns of behavior, let go of what no longer serves you, practice self-awareness and cultivate the happiness that is already within you.
Aaron welcomes young adults, adults, and couples to his practice. Having had extensive experience working at an HIV clinic, he has a special interest in working with individuals navigating the emotional impact of addiction and mental illness.
I would be a great fit for clients looking to address anxiety, trauma, ADHD and body image concerns. Clients who may find themselves repeating painful patterns in their life and would like assistance working through this to live the life they want to live. I also enjoy working with young professionals dealing with imposter syndrome, folks looking to navigate the dating world and/or improve their personal relationships. Lastly, clients looking to improve their self esteem to feel their best.
I specialize in eating disorders, and also help individuals with a wide variety of concerns. This includes relationship stress, challenging life events, women's issues, body image, anxiety, grief, and expat mental health. I currently see adults (18 years or older) in my practice.
It takes a lot of courage to seek help, and I am glad that you are here. I can only imagine the mix of possible emotions that you are feeling; fearful, curious, conflicted, skeptical, hopeful... and the list goes on. I would like to invite you to explore these thoughts and feelings with me and together we will explore the available treatment options and formulate a treatment plan that is geared towards you being able to live a fulfilling life while feeling your best.
Feeling lost in life amidst the challenges of uncertain times in the world? Do you feel anxious, depressed, or disconnected with others? Would you like someone to talk to in a safe space where you can be yourself? If so, I’m here to help. I will provide a safe, empathetic environment to help you find direction, balance, and connection in life again. My goal is to provide the therapeutic tools to lead you on the path to your best life.
You’re not in a crisis. (Although sometimes it feels like you are.) There’s a nagging sense of feeling unsettled. A worry that if you don’t get it right, disaster will strike. Am I asking too much? Taking up too much space? These are questions that feel as familiar as breathing. (And yet logically none of it adds up.)
My clients tend to be older teenagers (15-17), college students/young adults (18-24), and adults (25-40). Many of my clients are talking about LGBTQ+ identities and topics, transition, life changes, anxiety, ADHD, autism, trauma, family, relationships, and sex/sexuality. I currently operate as a teletherapy only practice. My clients find that teletherapy appointments fit their schedules and allow them to attend therapy in the comfort of their own space.