Tom is the owner and a therapist at TR Counseling & Wellness. He has been working in the field of health and counseling for fifteen 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, and behavioral problems.
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 and 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 substance use. Tom worked in various health and mental health programs ranging from liver disease to problem gambling to smoking cessation to mental health and chemical dependency. 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 substance use, and a self-help smoking cessation program called, You've Got the Power -available below. (developed in 2004)
To schedule an appointment with Tom for individual counseling, call: 203-819-7650
I am licensed by the State of Connecticut as a Professional Counselor. I hold a master’s degree in Counseling from Post University. I have enjoyed assisting individuals in the area of counseling and mentorship for over 10 years and have gained great insight into the importance of this helping relationship. Many people are suffering with mental illness, addiction, self-esteem, depression, anxiety and much more. Counseling provides an opportunity to work through these situations and to begin to enjoy a greater sense of well-being.
I take a person-centered approach to each client, developing an understanding of the client’s view of themselves, others and the world around them. This helps to gain an understanding of the problem, and helps to develop strategies to address thoughts, emotions and behaviors that are interfering in the individual’s daily life. I truly enjoy working with people, and I believe the connection I make with clients fosters an environment of trust, understanding and collaboration.
Currently, I am an Associate Professor of Psychology at Post University, and my previous work was in residential, outpatient, and community services, working with adults and couples presenting with trauma, substance use, depression, anxiety, and most Axis I mental health disorders. I have extensive training in cultural competency and with significant expertise working with Veterans and individuals identifying with the LGBTQ+ community. I utilize cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and mindfulness to assist clients in gaining insight into their problems and make lasting change.
To schedule an appointment with Jesse, 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
Medina is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Connecticut. She received her Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. Medina has worked in various school settings, agencies and in private practice serving children, adolescents, parents and adults. She has specialized training in play and psychotherapy to help address intergenerational trauma and its impacts on behavior and significant relationships.
Medina believes that positive relationships built on respect, understanding and trust have the ability to heal. She works hard to support children, adolescents, parents and adults from a place of empathy by providing training in conflict resolution and social and emotional skill building. Utilizing play, art, and psychotherapy, Medina helps clients gain a deeper understanding of their suffering, while helping them develop essential communication and coping skills.
Together with her clients, she will work to create a therapeutic space to address complex issues of trauma, depression, anxiety, identity, learning, and behavior. Medina’s clients experience her as warm, nonjudgmental and nurturing.
To schedule an appointment with Medina, 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 addictions. 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 Francine, call: 203-819-7650
Ray Sirry, LCSW.
To schedule an appointment with Ray, call: 203-819-7650
As a Licensed Counselor, my professional experience includes providing individual, group, and family therapy, crisis intervention and cognitive-behavioral therapy to diverse populations. I am willing and committed to helping you build healthy relationships, positive attachments, and problem-solving skills to enhance and develop your personal and professional outlook.
I chose the counseling profession because I enjoy people. I enjoy listening, learning, and helping individuals process their own worldviews. The counseling relationship should empower everyone to work through their unique situations, then develop skills to manage and cope in healthy and more fulfilling ways, I will assist in this process. During each session, the individual should become more aware and enlightened to the possibilities and benefits of change, versus the consequences of staying the same, and we will work toward this goal together. Cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution focus therapy teaches the idea of change through positive thinking and behavior modification, and we will use these evidence-based techniques to help you gain a better outlook.
To schedule an appointment with Melody, call: 203-819-7650
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