Tom is the owner and a therapist at TR Counseling & Wellness. He has been working in the field of health and counseling for twelve years, specializing in treating individuals, couples and families struggling with depression, anxiety disorders, panic, mood disorders, trauma, marital problems, dysfunctional family dynamics, divorce, grief & loss, life changes, behavioral problems, and addiction.
Tom received a Master's Degree in Public Health and a Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern CT State University. Tom is certified in EMDR through EMDRIA and is also offering this form of therapy for individuals who experienced traumatic events in their lives.
Tom's clinical experience ranges from working in both outpatient and inpatient settings, helping men and women cope with both issues from the past as well as present issues that were affecting their quality of life. Tom's experience in Public Health was driven by a specialization in health program development, with a focus on adolescent health and addiction. Tom worked in various health and mental health programs ranging from liver disease to problem gambling to smoking cessation to mental health and addiction. Tom is credited with developing a substance abuse prevention program for adolescents called, CHOICES, a vocational therapy program for adult men in a residential setting, a family education program on addiction, and a self-help smoking cessation program called, You've Got the Power -available below. (developed in 2004)
To Schedule an appointment with Tom call: 203-819-7650
Naudeya is a licensed clinician with over twelve years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults struggling with trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, behavioral problems, mood disorder, anxiety, depression, addiction, adjustment to life changes and family conflict. She received her Master of Social Work from the School of Social Work, at the State University of New York at Buffalo with a specialization in Health and Mental Health. She is a Connecticut State licensed clinical social worker who is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). DBT is a cognitive behavioral based treatment model that utilizes psychoeducation and psychosocial skills training to assist individuals in regulating their emotions. TF-CBT is a psychosocial treatment model designed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and trauma related symptoms. Naudeya believes that the therapy process is a collaborative one and utilizes a strength based approach to assist individuals in making meaningful changes in their daily lives and improve their overall well-being.
To Schedule an appointment with Naudeya call: 203-819-7650
Charles has dedicated close to 20 years of his life to work in the human services field. His professional journey began with a double major in Psychology and Philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, before providing services to children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings. Charles then completed a Master of Social Work program at the University of New England with a focus on both clinical and organizational practice. Charles is independently licensed as a clinical social worker (LCSW) with years of experience in community, residential, outpatient, and inpatient settings with adults, adolescents, and seniors from a variety of cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, many of whom had co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. Charles is considered a generalist, treating most conditions, providing cognitive behavioral therapy, exposure response prevention, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing to treat anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, anger management, trauma symptoms and PTSD, addiction, and panic disorder.
To Schedule an appointment with Charles call: 203-819-7650
Bernadette is a licensed Professional Counselor with experience treating individual and families. Bernadette welcomes clients of all ages but specializes in helping children and adolescents struggling with behavioral issues, anxiety, stress, self-esteem, emotional regulation, and parenting support. Her experience includes working for the IICAPS intensive in-home counseling, which included home based assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to children and their families. Bernadette uses an eclectic approach to working with clients incorporating cognitive behavioral, person centered and a strength based approach.
To Schedule an appointment with Bernadette call: 203-819-7650
Change starts when awareness, willingness and open-mindedness come together." As a licensed professional counselor, I enjoy helping a diverse community of individuals to identify challenges, process feelings and create appropriate solutions. I believe the service of counseling should provide each individual with a non-judgmental, positive and therapeutic relationship to make appropriate changes that improve quality of life.
I believe and recognize the Client Centered Approach to treatment, because it allows me to see the client as an everyday individual with everyday challenges, looking for common solutions to cope more effectively.
I have provided group and individual counseling services to many populations such as; men, women, children, adolescents, couples, families, inmates and those battling addiction. I have specialized education in substance addiction, and offer extensive understanding of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Sensitive Care, Motivational Interviewing and Solution Focus approaches to treatment.
My purpose as a licensed clinician is to help children, adults and families to develop trust, insight and coping skills that will enhance their daily lives. As a clinician, I work with diverse populations to ensure that I provide a culture sensitivity to each individual and family that I seek to help. I recognize the challenges in life that come to all people and therefore, through my education, life experience and developed insight use these tools to help others.
My counseling style represents the Humanistic Approach; which believes that through genuine support, care and interest as your counselor, I will help you to identify, work through and overcome many of the challenges that life brings your way. I will work with you to create achievable, measurable goals that will enhance your overall well-being. As your clinician, I bring extensive experience working through trauma, addiction, depression, anxiety, and PTSD, and I am fully committed to helping you!
To Schedule an appointment with Melody call: 203-819-7650