Psychotherapy Healing Services (PHS) provides an eclectic combination of quality, standard psychotherapeutic techniques blended skillfully with state-of-the-art Holistic healing modalities—suitably named Celestial Psychology®. PHS improves quality-of-life (QOL) for the individual, thereby ensuring increased QOL for the collective.

Psychotherapy Healing Services, LLC was founded in 1999, from the pioneering vision of Celeste Emelia Mattingly, LCSW, as sole proprietor. Celeste is a dedicated mental health professional who continues to offer affordable, accessible, and effective mental health care to residents of the West Hartford, Avon, Farmington, Bloomfield, and surrounding areas, including all of CT, MA, and RI. She is a highly trained specialist in Clinical Social Work who is authorized and licensed by the state of Connecticut to practice psychotherapy in CT. Celeste provides individual and group psychotherapy to adults with mental health, addiction, and spiritual issues in all phases of life. To increase quality-of-life, she utilizes an eclectic approach combining standard psycho-therapeutic techniques. Standard Psycho-therapeutic services include: individual and group psychotherapy; diagnostic (DSM5) assessments; treatment planning; case management and/or client advocacy; liaisons with community providers; referrals and medication consultations with psychiatrists, APRNs, and PCPs. Celeste believes in a holistic approach to therapy that integrates the body, mind and spirit. With abundant resources, she is able to offer clients a multi-faceted approach to therapy. Her eclectic approach combines multiple techniques to formulate an individualized program of healing for each patient. As a mental health practitioner committed to serving others, Celeste accepts most insurances and offers a sliding scale. She currently accepts:

  • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield,
  • Cigna,
  • United Behavioral Health/Optum,
  • Value Options,
  • Multi-Plan
  • Medicare, and Medicaid/CT Husky
  • Connecticut Exchange patients.
  • Phone and Skype sessions are available for long-distance, however, are not covered by insurance.
  • Celeste offers a Sliding Scale to the uninsured,
  • And accepts Master-Card, Visa, and Health Savings Cards.
  • Sliding scale range is on the honor system- beginning at $125.00 per 45-minute session and dropping to $75.00. Individuals are encouraged to keep in mind that it is human nature to value what we pay for.

In keeping with the true values of social work, and as part of her commitment toward an inclusive and egalitarian practice, Celeste strives for cultural sensitivity and is sensitive toward those with alternative sexual orientations and financial issues.

If you have been referred to Celeste by a family doctor, or feel that you may benefit from her therapeutic services, she will be glad to help you on your journey toward achieving and maintaining optimal mental health and quality-of-life. Celeste is a skilled and compassionate professional who is eager to assist you in removing the road blocks to self actualizing, fulfillment, and spiritual empowerment. With a diversity of professional expertise, and an eclectic combination of services, Psychotherapy Healing Services, LLC is located in a new West Hartford office, where Celeste treats each client with respect, understanding and sensitivity. In strict accordance with all HIPPA guidelines, all sessions, including any assessments and discussions which take place, are kept strictly confidential.

If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a mental illness and require treatment, or if you are experiencing a difficult time in your life and would like emotional support, contact Psychotherapy Healing Services, LLC to schedule an appointment with Celeste in her West Hartford office. During your intake she will discuss your needs with you and assist you in determining an appropriate course of action. Click on the Contact Us tab above to contact Celeste today and take your first step toward positive change.

Celeste Emelia Mattingly, LCSW is a dedicated solution-focused mental health professional with experience and training in various therapeutic traditions. Because of the abundant assortment of approaches at her disposal, you will receive a more holistic approach to treatment than you might with other psychotherapists. It is not uncommon for those suffering from mental illness to have a complex set of mental, biochemical, physical and perspective-based issues which compound one another. Celeste offers brief and long-term interactive healing and can create a treatment program that is tailored specifically for your individual needs.