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Leadership
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David R. Johnson, PhD
Co-Director

 David Read Johnson, Ph.D. (Yale University, 1980) is a licensed clinical psychologist in Connecticut and is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine.  He has written extensively on the treatment of PTSD.

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Hadar Lubin, MD
Co-Director

 Hadar Lubin, MD (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1988) is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a licensed physician in CT.  She is an Asst. Clinical Professor in the Dept. of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine.  She developed the Women’s Trauma Program and has written extensively on treatment of PTSD.

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Stephanie Kilpatrick, PsyD
Clinical Director

Stephanie Kilpatrick, PsyD. (The Chicago School of Professional Psychology at Los Angeles, 2016) is a licensed clinical psychologist in CT. Professional Interests include EMDR, trauma centered psychotherapy,

psychedelic & psychodynamic existential approaches for PTSD, depression & anxiety, and mood disorders.

Clinicians
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Vanessa A. Arthur, MA, MS.Ed

Professional interests include sexual assault, child abuse, domestic violence, childhood attachment, minorities, and underserved populations. Enjoys working with children, teens, and adults of all ages.

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Christine Castles, RN, MHP

Professional interests include community mental health including violence prevention, children's mental health and mental health policy.   

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Jennifer Ellyson, MA, R-DMT

Professional interests include creative arts therapies, violence prevention, wellness and self-care through movement and somatic practices.  Enjoys working with children and adults of all ages.

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Emily Kneis, MA, LPCA, ATR-P, NCC

LaToya Robinson,

MA Candidate

Briana Shea, BS, BA, RYT-200

MA Candidate

Personal interests include working with adolescents and young adults with marginalized identities who have experienced sexual violence or intimate partner violence. Passionate about bodywork and mindfulness as they relate to trauma-centered psychotherapy.

Professional interests include trauma-centered psychotherapy and creative arts therapy with adolescents and adults. 

Professional interests include trauma centered psychotherapy, drama and expressive arts therapies for minorities and underserved populations. Enjoys working with adolescents and adults who have experienced domestic violence, sexual assault, gun and community violence, and work place traumas.

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Alicia Stephen, MA

Professional interests

include anti-oppression work, creative arts therapy, queer centered 

psychotherapy  and working with people who have experienced sexual assaults, childhood abuse or gun violence.   

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Nicole Ventura, MA, LPCA, RDT 

Professional interests include trauma-centered psychotherapy and drama therapy with children, adolescents and adults who have experienced sexual, physical or emotional trauma.

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Erinn Webb, MA, RDT

Professional interests include children or adults who have experienced sexual, physical or emotional harm, loss, infertility and LGBTQQIA2++ individuals.  

Business Office
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Joyce Vollero

Business Manager

Debbie  Samuels

Administrative Assistant

Chevonne Rhoden

Operations Manager