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A note to parents

The purpose of the Adoption Community Network (ACN) Therapist Directory is to identify local clinicians who indicate special training to work with adoptive families. Providers in this directory have completed the “Provider Application for Inclusion in the Adoption Community Network’s Directory of Therapy Providers.” The ACN does not endorse the resources listed nor any of the external links provided on this site. It is not responsible for accuracy or completeness of information.   Parents should carefully choose a therapist based on the individual needs of their family. For additional information, please refer to the following factsheet provided by the Child Welfare Information Gateway: Selecting and Working with an Adoption Therapist >

A note to therapists

If you would like to be considered for inclusion in this directory, please download the Application for Therapist Directory. If you are currently listed and your description needs to be updated, please email us at adoption@uchc.edu. If you are interested in learning more about clinical issues in adoption, visit the Training for Adoption Competency (TAC) page for information on the certificate program offered by the University of Connecticut School of Social Work and Southern Connecticut State University.

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Luciano Abbatemarco, LCSW
860-716-0792
Clinical Associates of Greater Hartford, LLC
68 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107
Insurance: None
Languages:  English, Spanish, Italian
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 10+ years
Clinically trained at Yale Child Study specializing in early childhood development; works closely with local child psychiatrist and APRN; Spanish & Italian speaking.

Jocelyn Bush, LMFT
860-673-0369
16 Vincent Road
Bristol, CT 06010
Insurance: Anthem, Cigna, Husky, Select Aetna Plans, self pay
Languages: English
Has worked with biological, foster care and adoptive children and their families in different settings and capacities over the last 10 years.  Received hands on training from working directly with children/families and from clinical supervision as well as attending various trainings.  Private practice with experience in attachment, birth family/open adoption issues, early childhood development, impact of trauma, grief and loss, foster care and multi-racial families. Offers Collaboration with schools, families who are involved with DCF, Intensive In Home Child and Adolescents Psychiatric Services (IICAPS) and the Juvenile Court system.

Karen Caffrey, LPC
860-313-0039
www.karencaffrey.com
639 Park Road
West Hartford, CT 06107
Insurance: None
Languages:  English
Over 20 years of experience working with adult adoptees, birth mothers, and adoptive parents; presenter to professional and public groups on adoption related issues; member of CT Council on Adoption and American Adoption Congress; Certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner.  Author of online Q&A Column “Adoptees Ask”, a place for adoptees to ask the kinds of questions they may find difficult to ask, that may not be politically correct or that no one seems to want to hear.  Hosted by The Door Opener, CT’s Spirituality and Holistic Health Resource Guide Online.

Jama R. Colegrove, LMFT
860-881-5333
High Ground Counseling
163 B Main Street
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Insurance: Husky, Cigna, Anthem, Aetna, UBH, Connecticare & Medicare
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 15+ years
Extensive work with traumatized and attachment disordered children in sub-acute residential setting for 15 years, 7 of these in a sub-acute residential setting. Relies heavily on the theoretical framework and clinical interventions of Daniel Hughes’s dyadic developmental therapy. Has trained extensively with Daniel Hughes, and in the Emotionally Focused Therapy model. Has attended numerous trainings on child trauma, attachment, play therapy, therapeutic art, improvisational games, sand tray work, and other expressive modalities. Available to advocate within the school system and attend treatment provider meetings on behalf of client families. Available to adoptive parents for phone support between sessions.

Susan Engel, LCSW
860-269-3104
30 Tower Lane, fourth floor
Avon, CT 06001
Insurance: Husky, many others
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 12+ years
Completed UConn’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program; available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; collaborates with psychiatrists and other professionals in the field to make appropriate referrals; extensive training in Complex Trauma, PTSD, Grief & Loss, Attachment, and other clinical adoption issues; member of CT Adoption Community Network.  Susan is a certified in EMDR thearpist and a trainer in the Heather Forbes’ “Beyond Consequences” model as well as Circle of Security.

Jacqueline N. Guajardo, PhD
860-471-9481
2446 Albany Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117
Insurance: None
Languages:  English, polite Spanish
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families:5+ years and 15+ years overall clinical experience
Co-author of curriculum developed for helping Foster Parents care for high risk kids and victims of domestic minor sex trafficking.  Able to conduct Psycho-sexual evaluations and Autism evaluations.  Offers groups for grief an loss and LGBQTI families.  *Specializes in treatment of physical and sexual abuse, interpersonal violence and grief and loss.  Member of CT Adoption Community Network.

Jill Hanson, Psy.D., LMFT
860-673-8848
13 Mountain Briar
Burlington, CT 06013
Insurance: Anthem, out of network providers
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 25+ years
Author, “The Trauma and Attachment Guide for Adolescents.”  An individual who has experienced adoption and has several adopted family members and seen adoption from a variety of perspectives.  Experience as a therapist, clinical supervisor and director of an adoption and foster care placement and support program for more than 30 years.  Provides safe, trustworthy environment in which individuals, couples and families are able to explore the challenges that prompt them to seek therapy.  Helps people clarify their concerns and find effective solutions, infusing what can be serious and heavy work with humor and energy.  Extended sessions, intensives, phone appointments and home visits may be arranged.

Asmahan Liebowitz, LCSW
860-392-9167
152 Simsbury Road, Building #9
Avon,CT 06001
Insurance: Anthem, Husky, Cigna, United Healthcare
Languages:  English, Some Spanish
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families:  20+ years
Over the last 20 years, I have worked with biological, foster care and adoptive children and their families in different settings and capacities.  I have received hands on training from working directly with children/families and from clinical supervision as well as attending various trainings.  I have experience in attachment, birth family/open adoption issues, early childhood development, impact of trauma, grief and loss, foster care, multi-racial families, sensory integration and trauma.  I am trained in trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT).  Flexible appointment times and availability to attend school and other clinical meetings.

Renesha Nichols, LCSW
860-706-7592
61 South Main Street, Suite 204
West Hartford, CT 06107
Insurance: Husky, Anthem
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 6+ years
Available to advocate within the school system on behalf of clients and families; familiar with the DCF system; has provided support around placement, reunification, adoption and disruption; trained in trauma focuses therapy, sensory processing and play therapy methods; member of the CT Adoption Community Network.

Faith Prelli, PsyD
860-379-2044
304 Main Street, Suite 204
Farmington, CT 06032
Insurance:  Husky, pending others
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families:  6 years
I am a licensed clinical psychologist with specialization and extensive training in trauma, racial identity development, social justice, and adolescent transitions to adulthood. My approach to therapy is an affirming, social justice stance, with a focus navigating clinical issues of racial/ethnic identity in families of color and multi-racial families, both adoptive and birth. Over 15 years of providing diversity and anti-racism training and consulting, which has informed clinical interventions and treatment philosophy. I have expertise in evidence based interventions (EMDR, TF-CBT, DBT, MBT) designed to address trauma and personality dynamics; my approach focuses on person centered planning and integration of interventions to best meet the needs of the individual/family.

Laura Renfro, LMFT, LLC
860-493-1467
www.laurarenfro.com
1100 New Britain Avenue, Suite 207
West Hartford, CT
Insurance: Husky
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Working in the field of attachment and attachment disorders for over 20 years.  Passionate about helping those who have experienced loss, trauma and disrupted attachments.  Recipient of DCF’s Outstanding Work with Children in Care Award in 2010.  Strong advocate for her clients and families.  Worked extensively with DCF and with children and families during and after foster care, adoption and reunification.  Able to assist families working together within the framework of open adoption agreements.  Member of the CT Adoption Community Network along with many other professional associations.

Melanie Winkler, LPC
860-783-5841
85 Felt Road, Suite 605
South Windsor, CT
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, Cigna
Sliding Scale: Call for details
Languages:  English
In private practice since 2008. Extensive experience working with local foster and adoptive families. Earned an MS in Art Therapy from Springfield College, and completed a Clinical Issues in Adoption Post-Master’s Certificate program from the University of Connecticut. Available to coordinate with school systems and with other family-selected providers. Member of the CT Counseling Association and the CT Council on Adoption.

New Haven County

Jada Brown, LPC
203-390-1468
Epiphany Counseling Services
30 Beach Road, Suite 3
Wolcott, CT 06716
www.epiphanycounselingservices.com
Insurances:  Husky, Anthem
Languages:  English
Etensive training in mental health and adoption related issues including UCONN’s Training in Adoption Competency. Also trained in creative techniques including expressive arts therapy and therapy through play. Epiphany Counseling Services offers adoption support groups for adoptive parents and youth, attachment-related groups, mentorship, LGBT youth groups, and other services. At Epiphany, we value community and working together to create an individual plan for each client and their families.

Constance Catrone, LCSW
203-795-1118
1 Bradley Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, call for others
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 25+ years
Available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; a 3-4 session assessment is completed to determine goals, structure and treatment frequency; extensive experience working with childhood trauma, grief and loss; completed several trainings with Beverly James, Dan Hughes and Bessel van der Kolk; assisted in the development of a local agency’s post adoption program.

Lisa Greenleaf, LMFT
203-980-0511
Greenleaf Therapeutic Practice, LLC
214 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT 06525
Insurance: Husky, Oxford
Languages:  English
Certificate in Gestalt Therapy; certified in Levels 1 and 2 EMDR, and Level 3 in Internal Family Systems; training in several modalities of play therapy and extensive training in art which is sometimes integrated into therapy; member of CT Council on Adoption and CT Adoption Community Network.

Twanda Grey, LCSW
203-823-9150
Strategic Resolutions LLC
www.strategicresolutionsct.com
419 Whalley Ave Suite 309
New Haven, CT 06511
Insurance:  Husky, Anthem
Languages:  English
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 27 years of extensive experience as a social worker. Twenty two of those years were spent as a Social worker/Supervisor at Dept. of Children and Families working with biological, foster care and adoptive children and their families in different settings and capacities. Extensive training in the arena of Circle of Security (Theory of Attachment) and Prenatal & Postnatal (Perinatal mood disorders). In addition, I am a college Professor with 13 years of experience teaching in the discipline of Social Work and Early Childhood education. Private practice with experience in attachment, impact of trauma, early childhood development, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, foster care and multi-racial families.

Paul Kozodoy, LCSW
203-530-2053
451 State Street, Suite A #4
North Haven, CT
Insurance: Husky, Tricare, Cigna, Anthem, MHN, HealthyCT
Sliding Scale: No
Languages:  English
Over 40 years of professional experience and over 15 years experience working with foster and adoptive families. Received extensive training on Reactive Attachment Disorder, the effects of trauma on children, and the impact of sexual and physical abuse and neglect on children. Collaborates with schools, pediatricians, and other community providers. Free consultation session.

Laura L. Langston, PhD, LMFT, RPT (Registered Play Therapist)
203-489-6993
http://www.touchpointsllc.com
558 Maple Avenue
Cheshire, CT 06410
Insurance:  Husky, Anthem, Out of Network, Private Pay, Sliding Scale
Languages:  English

David Meyers, LCSW
203-260-0647
1095 Main Street
Branford, CT 06405
Insurance: None, will work with out of network providers and victim services for reimbursement as applicable
Languages: English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 15+ years
Available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; extensive knowledge in early childhood development with former experience as a preschool teacher and therapeutic preschool clinical director; advanced training certificate in family therapy and ongoing training in trauma; specializes in evaluations and treatment of sexual and physical abuse.

James E. Pollowitz, LMFT
860-539-4088
www.pollowitztherapy.com
2514 Boston Post Road, Suite 8C
Guilford, CT 06437
Insurance: Husky, All major insurance providers.
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 12+ years
Completed UConn’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program; available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; works within a systems perspective which includes the entire family system; a focus of practice has been working with adolescents.

Cara Powers, LPC
203-931-1184 ext. 116
Shoreline Wellness Center
www.shorelinewellnesscenter.com
415 Main Street
West Haven, CT 06516
Insurance: Anthem, Cigna, Oxford, United.
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 15+ years
Cara is the founder and director of the Shoreline Wellness Center, LLC and its affiliated companies, Shoreline Behavioral Health & Learning Center, LLC and Shoreline Wellness Behavioral Health Outreach, Inc. Cara specializes in the treatment of adult, child and adolescent anxiety and phobia disorders, including the treatment of Selective Mutism.  Cara also specializes in blended family, foster, adoptive and step family issues and divorce, as well as adolescent development issues.  She is currently trained and becoming certified in EMDR and Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP).  Her vision for creating Shoreline Wellness Center and its affiliated companies is to bring people together suffering from various mental illnesses, and to help them heal in a safe, nurturing and holistic environment, one which focuses on helping people achieve personal wellness.

Erica Reshard, LADC, LMSW, ADS
203-928-0807
Sankofa Counseling
http://www.sankofa-counseling.com
1162 Dixwell Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514
Insurance:  Husky, Anthem
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families:  N/A, foster and adoptive parent and adoptee
At Sankofa Counseling we believe that a strength based, client centered foundation combined with unconditional positive regard are the keys to change and healing.  Our mission is to address the needs of inner city residents using a culturally competent approach.  Furthermore, we understand the meaning of the Akan word Sankofa.  SAN= to return KO = to go FA-= to look, to seek and take.  In short to go back and get what was taken.  We stand on this principle whether it was ones hope, humanity, innocence, dignity or any other precious life affirming thing that was taken.  Especially, if the loss has negatively impacted how we came to be who we are today.  We further believe that if we go back and reclaim our past we can move forward and live healthier more abundant lives, just as our Lord and Savior intended.

Virginia Shiller, Ph.D.
203-776-3681
147 Bishop Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, United Healthcare, Value Options, Magellan, Cigna
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 15+ years
Available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; participated in therapist discussion group through Casey Family Services for several years; received training from Dan Hughes and training in family therapy; extensive reading on trauma and author of a case study of an adopted child with a history of trauma, published in Psychoanalytic Study of the Child; Clinical Instructor, Yale Child Study Center.

Michael Stokes, LPC
203-729-0341
www.stokescounseling.com
Stokes Counseling Services
35 Porter Avenue, Suite 2A
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, Aetna, Cigna
Languages:  English
Extensive experience working with LGBT youth, adults and families; several years of experience working with children and families who have complex symptoms such as depression, anxiety, family conflict, oppositional behaviors, and other disorders that impact functioning.

Middlesex County

Catherine M. Finkeldey, LPC
860-532-0557 or 860-227-7137
59 Old Post Road, H4
Clinton, CT 06413
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, Aetna, Tri-Care, MHN
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 15+ years
Completed UConn’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program; available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; extensive training in trauma focused CBT and PTSD.

Allyson D. Platt, LPC
860-375-0456
26 Lakeview Street
East Hampton, CT 06424
Insurance: Husky, Tricare, Cigna, Anthem, Aetna
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families:  7+ years
Extensive training and work with traumatized and attachment disordered children and their families/caregivers.  Treatment modalities include play therapy, sand tray, expressive arts, sensory-motor interventions, and treatment is based on the Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework.  As of October 2016, acceptance with insurance panels are pending with the exception of Husky.  Currently accepting out of network and sliding scale payments.

 

New London County

Carol Campbell, LMFT
Peace of Mind
860-984-3190
18 Oneco Street
Norwich, CT
Insurance: Husky, Anthem and most others
Sliding Scale: Call for details
Languages:  English
Over 17 years experience training foster families as well as over 8 years experience working in private practice with foster and adoptive families. Completed the University of Connecticut’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate program. Works collaboratively with other providers to ensure child and family receives comprehensive care. Has personal experience as a foster and adoptive parent.

Laura Hetherington, LCSW
860-917-5054
Summit Counseling, LLC
107 Wilcox Road, Suite 106
Stonington, CT 06378
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, CBH, Aetna, Cigna
Languages: English
In office and Skype sessions offered.
Over 10 years experience in private practice and has been working with adoptive and families for the last 7 years and has personal experience as an adoptive parent.  Completed the University of Connecticut’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate program.  Experienced in helping children and adults cope with feelings of loss, grief, rejection and loyalty issues resulting from having two families.

Nancy Randall, Psy.D.
860-739-6974
www.eastlymepsych.com
East Lyme Psychological Associates
29 Chesterfield Road
East Lyme, CT 06333
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, call for others
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Completed UConn’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program; while a part of a larger practice with adoption competent therapists, Dr. Randall primarily does psychological evaluations, which can be beneficial to those seeking to start therapy, or as an adjunct to therapy to more precisely target specific issues; member, American Psychological Association, Connecticut Psychology Associate, Society of Personality Assessment, Connecticut Council on Adoption; Board of Directors, Rainbow Adoptions, Inc.

Kim Shepardson Watson, LCSW
860-739-6974
www.eastlymepsych.com
East Lyme Psychological Associates
29 Chesterfield Road
East Lyme, CT 06333
Insurance: Husky, call for others
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Completed UConn’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program; available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; certified in Infant Mental Health Level IV; member, National Association of Social Work, Connecticut Association of Infant Mental Health, Connecticut Council on Adoption; practice includes APRN and Psychiatrist.

Fairfield County

Virginia P. Ayres, LPC, LADC, SCPG
Darien Psychotherapy
203-326-1469
www.darienpsychotherapy.com
30 Old Kings Highway South, 2nd Fl
Darien, CT
Insurance: None
Sliding Scale: Call for details
Languages: English
Over 8 years experience in private practice working with foster and adoptive families. Completed the University of Connecticut’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate program. Expert in dealing with disrupted attachment.  Trained with Dan Hughes, Peter Leine, Terry Levy, Michael Orlans, Bessel Van der Kalk, Diana Fosha, and John Baylin.

Susan Baron, LCSW
203-502-1629
www.touchedbyadoption.net
Touched by Adoption, LLC
12 Peaceful Lane
Westport, CT 06880
Insurance: None
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Works exclusively with adoptive and birth families; experience supporting adoptees and their families in the process of search and reunion and those who have found or been found by birth families through social media; offers several groups throughout the year for parents, children and teens; work is usually short-term and cognitively and behaviorally based; extensive psycho-education is provided around normative adoption development and challenges families face; trainer/presenter on adoption related topics; member, Connecticut Council on Adoption and Connecticut Adoption Community Network.

Sarah Katrulya, LCSW
203-270-9888
CT Counselors
107 Church Hill Road
Sandy Hook, CT 06482
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, Cigna
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Completed UConn’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program; available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; DBT and EMDR certified; on case-by-case basis, in-home therapy may be available; APRN on staff and affiliations with local psychiatrist.

Lisa A. Mazzeo, LCSW, BCD
203-556-7974
1088 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06825
Insurance: None
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 15+ years
Completed several trainings with Dan Hughes.  Author of the book, Who Can Catch the Moon, which is a compilation of stories from children in foster care and who have been adopted.  Worked in the field of foster care and adoption for 30 years, and has a unique understanding of the issues specific to this population.  Earned both a BSW and MSW in social work and have spent the majority of her career in child welfare.  Aside from having a private practice and working full time, Ms. Mazzeo has taught social work at SCSU in the past and have been a field supervisor for social work students.

William J. Metzger, LCSW
203-330-9695
451 Stillson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
Insurance: None
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Trained in using the Theraplay Model; trained in Family Centered Practice with Bryan Post and Eric Guy; available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; member, National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut Council on Adoption, Connectitcut Adoption Community Network.

Stephanie Raia, LCSW
203-921-5305
76 Elm Street, Suite 201
New Canaan, CT 06840
Insurance: Husky, Aetna, Anthem
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Completed UConn’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program; available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; extensive experience working with children and teens with challenging behaviors; prior experience as a school social worker; additional training with Heather Forbes and Ross Greene; parent management training at Yale Conduct Clinic; member, National Association of Social Workers, Connecticut Adoption Community Network.

Caley Schwartz, Ph.D.
203-464-9053
www.psychologistconnecticut.com
Caley Schwartz Psychological Services, LLC
137 Ethan Allen Highway
Ridgefield, CT 06877
Insurance: None
Languages:  English
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Completed UConn’s Clinical Issues in Adoption Post Master’s Certificate Program; experience working with young children through young adulthood; helps parents and adoptees understand the difference between typical development and adoption related issues.

Tolland County

Kathi Legare, LCSW
860-896-5331
www.factct.net
Family Affirmation Center for Treatment, LLC
130 Old Town Road
Vernon, CT 06066
Insurance: Husky, Anthem, Cigna Out of Network
Languages:  English (Spanish speaking clinicians in practice)
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 20+ years
Follows a team model and strengths-based approach, using multi-sensory tools to help kids tell and understand their own stories; trained/certified in Risking Connections Trauma-Informed Model; offers monthly support group for adoptive parents and groups for children; available to advocate within the school system on behalf of client families and attend treatment provider meetings; local and national trainer/presenter on adoption related topics; member, Connecticut Council on Adoption and Connecticut Adoption Community Network.

Windham County

Jennifer Kruczek, LCSW
106 Grove Street, Suite B
Putnam, CT 06260
860-787-5003
Insurance: Anthem, Cigna, HealthyCT, Husky, United Behavioral Health/Optum, CTCare, Harvard Pilgrim and sliding scale fee.
Languages: English, some Spanish
Working with Adoptive and Foster Families: 22+ years
Has worked with foster and adoptive families as well as families who are at risk of removal/placement with DCF.  Professional experience includes: DCF Social Worker (New York City, Hartford, CT, New Haven, CT, Springfield, MA, and Boston, MA); Adoption Social Worker (private international and domestic); Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing individual, family and couples therapy within mental health organizations as well as private practice. Additionally personal experience as a DCF foster parent and experience as a birth child whose parents fostered multiple children.  Extensive experience treating attachment issues, trauma, abuse/neglect, oppositional behaviors, substance abuse disorders and other disorders that affect individual and family functioning. Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (training received under the supervision of a clinical psychologist with the University of Connecticut Health Center specializing in assessment, treatment, and research for children, adolescents, adults, and families affected by post-traumatic stress disorder) as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), coaching, Motivational Interviewing and straight talk therapy. Flexible appointment times offered, available to advocate within the school system on behalf of children and families and attend treatment provider meetings.

Out of State

Attachment Institute of New England, Inc.
508-799-2663
www.attachmentnewengland.com
21 Cedar Street, second floor
Worcester, MA 01609
Insurance: Possible Single Case Agreement, depending on insurance company
Specializes in treating children with PTSD and Reactive Attachment Disorder; therapy sessions are typically two hours long with two clinicians; course of treatment tends to be 14 sessions; local and national trainers/presenters on adoption and trauma related issues; members, ATTACH.

Anne F. Malave, Ph.D.
518-789-0016
24 Main Street, Suite A
Millerton, NY 12546
Insurance: Aetna, Medicare, CDPHP
Sliding Scale: $50 – $195; Call for further information
Working with Adoptive Families: 15+ years
Experience working with birth families and multiracial families; provides psychological evaluations for prospective adoptive families and third party reproduction participants; speaker/presenter/author on adoption, infertility, and third-party reproduction.