"I have been speaking to Cliff for over 10 years. Cliff is a true listener who provides unbiased life advice with deep thought and care. I would recommend Cliff LaMotta to anyone."

"Hey Cliff,

Great news! XXXX sent me two texts last night: 1. Letting me know where he was and when he should be heading home. 2. His plans for today. When we spoke to today, I asked about your session and he said he thought he'd take your advice(imagine that?!) and try to text me and let me know his where about. He was pleased and surprised with the outcome. Thanks!"

"Dear Cliff,

XXXXX did it! Graduation! He has been keeping busy, been doing great and being very positive. Thanks so much!"

" I am seeing good things! I am so proud of XXXXX and so thankful you are in his life!"
.....client mom

"Thank you Cliff for helping me through this very difficult week, you are probably the only reason I did it if I am being completely honest"

"Hi Cliff,
I just wanted to let you know how amazing XXXX has been this week!!! The meds are helping tremendously! He was able to focus and needed no extra time for his midterms. Today he had to write a composition and finished with 30 mins to spare. He also presented in front of the class with confidence no anxiety. He even helped me all weekend with chores. I feel like I got my boy back!!!"

"Cliff, Thanks for helping XXXXX! So glad he has you in his life and that he isn't hesitating to reach out if he needs help! "

"Dear Cliff, THANK YOU for being part of my healing journey. It has been very difficult but you have given me the strength and support needed to get back on my feet"

"Cliff, Thank you.
I honestly feel like I have a renewed-self today. This morning was almost blissful.
Thank you!"

"As always, thank you so much for helping xxxxx. He seems well adjusted and much more content"

"Cliff I appreciate it and you were a very big help. Everything is going well."

"I wanted to say thank you because I'm not sure how I would have gotten through half of what has happened in the last week if it wasn't for your help!"

"It is truly those who seek help that are the strongest. Belle Aurora congratulations you and Cliff LaMotta. I'm so very proud and excited for the two of you. There are no better, more compassionate individuals to help those who need it. I look forward to where this new journey in your lives will bring you. You both deserve it. The world will be a better place
because of it"

"I can confidently attest to Cliff's unique ability to connect with almost
anybody and his ability to help people find their way is very rare!!!"
"Cliff LaMotta, is absolutely wonderful. Has great interpersonal skills.
Best listener a person can ask"

"It is almost difficult to express the level of guidance, aid, and support
I have personally been blessed to have received from both Belle and Cliff
at Compass Counseling. Having experienced their quality of work separately
at different times of my life, I cannot say enough good things about them.
Between their empathy, active listening, and empowerment of whom they help,
they truly set the bar high for others within their field. The only bad
thing that could ever be said is questioning why you couldn't have met them
earlier in life "

"Cliff really is a kind soul and very effective with his approach to
problems. Cliff not only has the education and professional experience to
help others, he has lived it. I recommend him for anyone facing a life
struggle because he has experienced most of them. He has a calm demeanor
and practical, workable solutions to pursue at your own pace. And he gives
his all."

"One of the most inspiring, phenomenal women I know has set out on a huge
new adventure! Details are below, but please join me in congratulating my
dear, dear friend and source of daily inspiration to be a better person,
Aurora Belle and her awesome awesome colleague Cliff LaMotta in their new
practice! 😍 I can say honestly and truly there is no couch I would rather
lay on than one of yours! ❤️ All the best to you both!"

"....compassionate and skilled clinicians.."

"I would recommend Cliff to anyone who is looking for the support to make positive life changes" LA


Thank you SOOOOOO much! XXXX is really, really happy - he's had I think 3-4 bad ones and some nasty burns from some subpar court-appointed ppl, so it took a bit for him to trust trying again - I didn't wanna push him but we both saw that it was TIME and he's really, really optimistic! Just to have a source to vent to, as he can slowly get comfortable doing.

We are so grateful - you're fantastic...."


I hope we can meet in person some day. Of all the people we met during this tough journey, you stood out by far for you real caring and concern for him. You went above and beyond the typical pro we interacted with. What you do is amazing, you really are impacting people's lives and I have the utmost respect for you.


Thank you. Honestly, it's like I have a different kid now. The past week as been really good for him. Seriously, it's been a weight lifted off my shoulders having him socializing again.


"I thought it was a great session and you are gifted at your job. I would love to continue working on our marriage with you.


"Great ! I don't know how you do it but he always seems so much better after talking to you.


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90 Grove Street Suite 206
Ridgefield, CT 06877

(203) 441-7060

Clifford LaMotta

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