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, sleep disorders, and struggles in adhering to treatment plans for chronic health conditions such as obesity. Bringing to light the challenges and complexities that motivate or discourage each patient fuels Dr. Tucker’s work and commitment to helping his patients.





Sleep Disorders 

Sleep is such a pivotal part of our lives, and serves as the foundation for good health both physically and mentally. If you can’t remember the last time you woke up feeling refreshed and energized, Dr. Tucker can help you get there. Your mind, body, and soul will thank you.

Weight Loss

Contrary to what many think, weight loss is not just diet and exercise, but also, understanding and controlling your thoughts and behaviors. From body image to healthy coping skills, seeking the support of a trained professional like Dr. Tucker can help you achieve your goals.


Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the United States, and because it’s so hard to manage alone, many seek therapy as an effective form of treatment. Dr. Tucker is here to support you, and provide strategies for surviving and thriving despite your anxiety.

Other issues &
disorders include:

  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Problems
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Obesity
  • Binge Eating
  • Panic Attacks
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress Management

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.”