Bilingual Mental Health Services for Addiction,
Brain Health & Coaching
INTRODUCTION

Our mission is moving people from SURVIVE to SUCCESS.

  • Unlock Your Health & Happiness

    A Holistic and Empowered Approach Specializing in:

    • Hypnotherapy
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
    • Holistic Life Coaching
    • Brain Health Coaching Services
    • Recovery Coaching
    • Addiction Coaching
    • Career Coaching and Soft Skills Training
    • Parenting Coaching and Counseling
    • Couples Coaching and Counseling
    • Trauma – EMDR Certified
    • Life Coaching and Spiritual Mentorship
  • For the Treatment of

    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • Low Self-Esteem
    • Anger Management
    • Domestic Violence
    • Trauma
    • Drug & Alcohol Addiction
    • Motivation Through Health & Wellness
    • Weight Loss
    • Soft Skills Readiness
    • Diversity and Inclusion
    • LGBT Counseling

Whether you are single, in a relationship, gay, or straight; please consider scheduling individual or group counseling sessions with me so I can help you overcome your addictions, fears and anxieties so you can move forward with your life. Contact Alejandra now at 203 641 9711. We are located at 6 Landmark square, 4th floor Suite 417, Stamford CT 06901, and 1000 Lafayette BLVD. Suite 1107 Bridgeport CT 06604.

About

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Alejandra Hochstedler-Stipo, MS, LPC, NBCCH, HSBCP

  • Certified Brain Coach – Amen Clinic
  • EMDR Trauma Certified
  • Certified Life Coach and Spiritual Mentor
  • Cognitive Behavioral Group Facilitator
  • AMHCA Membership of American Mental Health Counselors Association
  • Honored member of Worldwide Branding
  • Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program Certification
  • Distance Counseling Certification
  • National Board Certification Hypnotherapist
  • Human Services Certification

My Healing philosophy is focused on unlocking the subconscious and Release prosperity and success.

Alejandra enjoyed tremendous success as an organizational and clinical psychologist in Chile, Europe and the United States. Alejandra incorporates a rich multicultural, bilingual, educational, and professional background into her work that is truly rare to find.

The services provided by Alejandra and Stamford Clinical Services are tailored to each person. Services are extended to individuals, groups and corporations in need of personal and professional strategic coaching. Alejandra has the tools and modalities to create results person by person in groups sessions or individual sessions. These modalities include Mindfulness, cognitive behavioral approach, hypnosis, neuroscience, patterns of language, and imaginary/visualization techniques.

Brain Health Coaching

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BRAIN HEALTH COACHING, THE STAMFORD CLINICAL SERVICES METHOD


The Stamford Clinical Services in collaboration with Amen Clinics Method represents a true paradigm shift in optimizing and healing the brain. We believe it is critical to look at your brain within the context of your life. Our method integrates the important aspects of your life including:

Looking at specific biological, psychological, social, and spiritual influences
Neuropsychological testing
Brain SPECT imaging at rest and during concentration (referrals available)
Lab tests (when necessary)

The Stamford Clinical Services Method gives our counselors a deep understanding to target treatment specifically tailored to your brain and situation.

THE PROBLEM

Today, psychiatry is practiced by many physicians the same way it was years ago: A doctor assesses your symptoms, forms a diagnosis based on those reported symptoms, and then prescribes a medication at a dosage that may or may not work. From there, it’s a matter of watching to see if he or she got it right. Many times, patients will get multiple diagnoses and prescriptions before they find relief – if at all. Treatment success rates have not improved in decades, even though technology and science have progressed dramatically.

OUR APPROACH

At Stamford Clinical Services, we see the condition of every patient as a result of 4 primary factors, all of which can have a meaningful impact on mental health: your biology, psychology, social life, and spiritual life. We have designed our intake process to look at each of these factors. This allows us to truly understand you.

BIOLOGICAL

We want to know about your genetics, overall health, diet, exercise, and any history of brain injury or exposure to toxins.

PSYCHOLOGICAL

We’ll explore your thinking patterns and ask if you had any significant developmental events or emotional traumas in the past.

SOCIAL

We’ll ask what your relationships with friends and family are like, if you have a lot of stressors and if you spend time with others or feel isolated.

SPIRITUAL

We want to know why you care, what’s important to you and what gives you a sense of meaning and purpose in life.


 

EMDR – Trauma Approach

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EMDR


EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. Repeated studies show that by using EMDR therapy people can experience the benefits of psychotherapy that once took years to make a difference. It is widely assumed that severe emotional pain requires a long time to heal. EMDR therapy shows that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma much as the body recovers from physical trauma.

EMDR & Trauma

To understand EMDR therapy, it’s important to first understand how PTSD can impact people. People who have developed this type of disorder often have ‘re-experiencing symptoms’ or exhibit avoidance symptoms, which can include:

Flashbacks of the event
Nightmares and bad dreams
Uncontrollable and frightening thoughts about the event
Avoidance of people, activities, or places that remind them of the traumatic experience
Severe emotional distress or physical reactions to something that makes them think of the event
Irritability, aggressive behavior, angry outbursts
Feeling guilt, shame, or worry about the event


Holistic Life Coaching and Hypnotherapy

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Individual Holistic Life Coaching

“Learn, Grow and Achieved Success through Happiness” Individual program

Today’s research reveals that people who help themselves by creating a nurturing environment and employ personal coaching have a better quality of life and become happier.

This program is for adults who are interested in reinventing themselves to overcome fears, loneliness, unhappiness, addiction problems (drugs, alcohol, chaos, gambling, eating), anger, depression, anxieties and trauma issues. This program is a tailored designed individualized coaching program.

Holistic Life Skills Groups Coaching

Coaching the Roadmap To Success and Happiness: The New Program!

Research shows that the mechanics or skills of what you do is only responsible for a maximum of 20% of your success and realistically more like 8-10%! A minimum of 80% (and typically 96%) of success is created by what happens in your mind. Current brain science indicates that your “thinking” is merely a response pattern to the moment-to-moment experiences you encounter versus having an in-the-moment conscious choice to actually “think” and produce the results you truly desire. Unfortunately, most of us are on auto-pilot carrying around beliefs that limit the lives we could be living.

This program begins the process of mastering your mind; in essence, we will be building a mind that supports your internal motivators. It starts by uncovering the response patterns that run you and allows you to question the beliefs that hold you back. This gives you an opportunity to tap into your unlimited potential.

Servicios En Espanol

Start by contacting us at 203 641 9711
Program duration: 10 individual sessions


Bilingual Counseling for Individuals, Couples & Families in English, Spanish and Portuguese


Thinking is the key to unlock your potential. We believe that a healthy way of thinking takes life one step at a time to create a successful and productive life. Our evidenced-based group services are based on the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness and the Neuroplasticity approach.

1. Brain Health Coaching Services
2. Holistic Life Coaching and Hypnotherapy
3. Individual Holistic Life Coaching

“Learn, Grow and Achieved Success through Happiness” Individual program

Today’s research reveals that people who help themselves by creating a nurturing environment and employ personal coaching have a better quality of life and become happier.

This program is for adults who are interested in reinventing themselves to overcome fears, loneliness, unhappiness, addiction problems (drugs, alcohol, chaos, gambling, eating), anger, depression, anxieties and trauma issues. This program is a tailored designed individualized coaching program.

Bilingual Distance Counseling and Assesments – Certified by NCC, please call 203 641 9711.


Bilingual Career Training and Facilitation Services in English, Spanish & Portuguese

Bilingual Training and Facilitation Services

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A Tailored and Empowered Bilingual, Training, Recruitment and Consultant Services Specializing In Cognitive Behavioral Approach, Mindfulness and Neuroplasticity.

Since the late 1980’s, there has been increasing research, both quantitative and qualitative, on the effectiveness of coaching in the corporate and business arenas. The Manchester consulting inc. study conducted between 1996 and 2000 showed a return on investment (ROI) of almost six times the cost of an executive coaching program.

“Facilitation is an art that requires a set of high-level skills to be effective”
– International Association of Facilitator

Programs Include:
• Bilingual Training Services
• Mindfulness through motivation, health and wellness
• Mindfulness and stress management
• Mindfulness and self esteem
• Mindfulness and self empowerment
• Mindfulness and leadership skills
• Methodology: Interactive Facilitation with A Didactic learning environment that utilizes neuroscience (Neuroplasticity), Cognitive Behavioral Approach, • Neurolinguistic programming, and Mindfulness.

Number of Participants: 8 to 10 per group session


Holistic Life Skills Group


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Coaching, The Roadmap To Success & Happiness, The New Program

Research shows that the mechanics or skills of what you do is only responsible for a maximum of 20% of your success and realistically more like 8-10%! A minimum of 80% (and typically 96%) of success is created by what happens in your mind. Current brain science indicates that your “thinking” is merely a response pattern to the moment-to-moment experiences you encounter versus having an in-the-moment conscious choice to actually “think” and produce the results you truly desire. Unfortunately, most of us are on auto-pilot carrying around beliefs that limit the lives we could be living.

This program begins the process of mastering your mind; in essence, we will be building a mind that supports your internal motivators. It starts by uncovering the response patterns that run you and allows you to question the beliefs that hold you back. This gives you an opportunity to tap into your unlimited potential.


Behavioral Health Consultant / Coaching

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Stamford Clinical Services LLC focuses on the importance of developing self-awareness to better understand the mission of your organization.

• Holistic Life Skills

• Individual Life Skills Coaching

• Behavioral Health Services for Clinic and or Agencies

• A Tailored and Empowered Health Career Services

• Training, Recruitment and Consultant Solutions (Career Pathway, Soft Skills and Career Coaching).

Servicios En Espanol

Hardship Letters o Cartas de perdon. Primero se hace una evaluacion y se entrena y prepara a los candidatos para la entrevista Con El Departamento De Immigracion

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  • Insurance

    We accept Medicaid Husky insurance and I provide all the necessary paperwork for my clients to be reimbursed by their insurance provider. The majority of my clients receive some form of reimbursement form their insurance. Please call your insurance provider to determine your coverage.

  • Payment

    I accept cash, check and all major credit cards accepted for payment. We accept Medicaid Husky insurance. Payment is due at the beginning of each session. If the session is on the phone please complete payment process, before starting the session.

  • Cancellation Policy

    If you do not show up for your scheduled therapy appointment, and you have not notified us at least 24 hours in advance, you will be required to pay the full cost of the session.

Privacy & Confidentiality

Your privacy is important to me and is protected by Federal and State Laws as well as Professional Ethics. The matter of privacy and ethics is also the corner stone and foundation of trust in our relationship. However, there are some legal exceptions to confidentiality; where I would be bound by law and ethics to take steps to protect you or another individual.

These exceptions include:
1) Where there is a reasonable suspicion of child abuse/neglect or elder adult abuse/neglect
2) Where there is a reasonable suspicion that you may present a danger of violence to others
3) Where there is a reasonable suspicion that you are likely to harm yourself unless protective measures are taken

Please feel free to ask any questions about your right to privacy and confidentiality.
Additionally, anything you transmit over my website is highly secure, and stored data is HIPAA compliant.

Intake Forms

Please fill out the New Client Intake Form and the Confidentiality Form and bring to your first session.

Client Information Form

Client Consent Form

If you would like me to coordinate care with another professional (e.g., your psychiatrist, primary care physician, etc.), please complete the applicable release of information form below:

Client Consent to Disclose Form

 

Stamford Clinical Services LLC

203 641 9711

6 Landmark Square
Suite 417
Stamford, Connecticut 06901

1000 Lafayette Blvd.
Suite 1107
Bridgeport CT 06604

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Stamford Clinical Services Testimonials

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To protect confidentiality of patients, names were omitted

2013 The Workplace
Think It Forward recognized Alejandra for her hard work and dedication to receive the “Advocacy Award’

2001
“I was the great pleasure of working with Alejandra…I was impressed by several of her qualities both professionally and personally…”
Gihan Omar, PsyD Yale university School of Medicine

“Alejandra. Thank you for helping me open the door…You have ( and continue to ) help me more than you’ll ever know” with deep gratitude
G.

“Alejandra, gracias por salvar mi familia y mi matrimonio. Dios me la Bendiga”
R.

Thank You! For giving your time and your heart , and the most special gift YOURSELF… we are grateful to know we can count on you”
St Vincent behavioral health/ Norwalk

‘Alejandra thank you for your warmth and kindness”

“Missis, … you changed my Life, thank you, mucha gracia..”

2013
“…Alejandra is a very skilled, competent psychologist. She was very engaging, easy to relate with, calm, outgoing and deeply compassionate. She worked primarily with adults who had a serious psychiatric disorder. She also worked with families and personnel from area agencies. One area that she is most passionate about is diversity, both as the result of her own background and her commitment to understanding her patients. Alejandra is a very strong advocate for cultural diversity. She gave many lectures and talks on cultural diversity during my time at Hall-Brook(St Vincents). She frequently sought me out to see if she could do more training.

“Alejandra was a pleasure to have on my team. She enjoyed excellent relationships with her co-workers. She is respectful of people and puts everyone at ease with her compassion and a good sense of humor. All of her work was done on time and competently. Her productivity as a clinician is excellent. She always meets deadlines and time frames. She is always willing to” go the extra mile,” for patients and their families. I have no reservations recommending her for any training/clinical position.

Sincerely,
James McCreath, Ph.D.
President/CEO, CPNJ

2012
To Whom It May Concern:
In my role as Program Manager at The WorkPlace, in Bridgeport, CT, I had the pleasure of selecting Alejandra Hochstedler as a consultant to a grant serving a unique demographic. Alejandra is a gifted professional who is facile at communicating with and connecting to a diverse group of individuals. Ally’s education and credentials speak for themselves, but what truly distinguishes her is how she does her work. Ally is highly personable and provides both a safe and realistic space for individuals and groups to problem solve, acknowledge and move forward in their lives.

Ally combines compassion and realism and holds people to the truth while facilitating self-discovery and support for meaningful transformation. Her creative approach is based on understanding and accepting each individual, understanding how they interact in society and helping to bridge gaps with concrete actions. Ally is a lovely, gracious and professional individual who is bold and authentic in her approach to improve the lives of others.

Best,
Jamie F. Goddard
Organization Development Specialist