Dr. Andrew Tucker

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Newtown, CT

Because you deserve the energy, peace, and comfort that good health and a clear mind can provide


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Meet Dr. Tucker

Clinical Psychology & Behavioral Medicine

Andrew P. Tucker, Ph.D., FAASM, is a clinical psychologist dedicated to helping his patients achieve happier, healthier, and more restful lives. Dr. Tucker’s deep fascination with the process by which people internalize and respond to setbacks has led to a distinguished career in treating a broad spectrum of emotional difficulties as well as sleep disorders. Bringing to light the challenges and complexities that motivate or discourage each patient fuels Dr. Tucker’s work and commitment to helping his patients.



Other issues &
disorders include:

  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Panic Attacks
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress Management



Adult Psychotherapy

Struggling with emotional or behavioral problems? Psychotherapy can help! Dr. Tucker is experienced with helping clients gain insight about their problems and working out effective solutions to overcome them. He often uses cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) as a way to help people start moving forward again. If you are seeking skilled and compassionate guidance, Dr. Tucker can help! 


Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States. Though prevalent, anxiety can be difficult to manage alone, so many individuals seek therapy as an effective form of treatment. With cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and other effective strategies, Dr. Tucker will help you thrive.


Insomnia Treatment

We need proper sleep to revive our bodies and minds. If you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or feel constantly fatigued, Dr. Tucker has several effective solutions to bring you restful nights and refreshed mornings. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and other approaches will be used to address your unique sleep concerns.


Home Sleep Studies

Concerned about loud snoring, trouble breathing in sleep, or feeling too sleepy in the day? You might have sleep apnea.  As a convenient option to in-lab studies, a portable home sleep study will help determine if you have sleep apnea or other respiratory-related sleep issues—all from the comfort of your own bed! 

Types of therapy utilized:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered Therapy
  • Positive Psychology

What Other Patients Are Saying

“No matter how good life can be, at times we all need someone to check in with now and then. For me, that person has been Dr. Andy Tucker. Dr. Tucker has been my “True North” and has skillfully helped me navigate through circumstances past and present and does so with grace and kindness. There is never concern regarding topic or content; one is never judged in Dr. Tucker’s office and always feels comfortable. I am truly grateful that Dr. Tucker is there for us all.”