Virginia D. Houghtaling, LCSW

Virginia (Ginny) Houghtaling is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) practicing in the Middletown, CT area for many years. Prior to her private practice of psychotherapy, she did psychotherapy at the Middlesex Hospital Mental Health Clinic, as a school social worker in Durham, CT, as a medical social worker at Harlem Hospital (WTC) and in an agency for adolescent girls in NY.


She currently sees adults, couples, college age and adolescents for a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, loss and grief, life transitions, chronic and acute illness and LGBT issues. She has specialized training in trauma recovery (including EMDR).

 She is known for being compassionate, warm, good humored, experienced and attentive to her client’s needs. She includes mindfulness and other self-care practice in her work with clients. Her work is inclusive in nature with clients of varying backgrounds.


She is available Monday- Thursday daytime until 5pm.


Insurances covered





United Health Care


Cigna (out of network only)