Kristen Acciari, LICSW, CYT, CHt

HH Founder & Clinical Director

Licensed therapist, Certified yoga teacher, Certified hypnotherapist


Ages seen: 18+

Individual counseling, Couples counseling, Group counseling

In-person & Telehealth


Approach to treatment

Kristen has an insight-based approach to treatment, centered around understanding the deeper meaning and messages in each individual's presenting symptoms and challenges. Together, you will examine repeating patterns to gain clearer self-understanding and work together to develop new, healthier experiential habits. Kristen believes in the spiritual, creative nature of human beings, and is passionate about helping individuals align with the fullest expression of their unique gifts. 

A long-time practitioner of yoga, Kristen completed her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in 2014, and iRest Yoga Nidra Level 1 Teacher training in 2018, for additional dimensions to incorporate into her therapeutic work. She also obtained certification in Transpersonal Hypnotherapy in 2020. Kristen pulls from her experiences and training as appropriate to meet each client where they are.


Theories & Interventions

Kristen’s approach is influenced by:

  • Psychodynamic therapy

  • Existential therapy

  • Yoga & Meditation

  • Visualization

  • Mindfulness

  • Increased conscious awareness

  • Mind-body connection

  • Humanistic psychology

  • Internal Family Systems

  • Jungian Psychology

  • Depth Psychology

  • Transpersonal Psychology

  • Transpersonal Hypnotherapy


Specialties & Expertise

  • Insight-based awareness

  • Shifting perception

  • Working with the subconscious mind

  • Emotion regulation & expression

  • Self-esteem and acceptance

  • Relationship issues

  • Communication

  • Mood (Depression, Bipolar)

  • Anxiety

  • Existential issues/questioning

  • Traumatic experiences

  • Loss of self-connection

  • Personal growth

  • Mindfulness

Kristen is a great match for you if:

  • You are looking to uncover unconscious patterns and themes

  • You'd like to incorporate guided visualizations for insight development into your sessions

  • You want to increase self-understanding

  • You had difficult early life experiences

  • You are looking to improve communication in your relationships

  • You want to explore and include spirituality in sessions

  • You are interested in addressing the root cause(s) underlying your experience

  • You feel stuck in emotional or behavioral patterns


Insurance & Rates for sessions with Kristen:

Kristen offers sessions at a private pay rate of $115 per session for those not using insurance.

She is also able to accept the following insurance plans:

  • United Healthcare
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Student Resources (Brown University)
  • Tufts
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield