/Teenagers

Tracy Morales, LCSW

"Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose." - Dr. Wayne W Dyer Tracy Morales, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of CT.  She believes in the potential for positivity, strength, and personal growth in all individuals. She earned her Master's [...]

Sheryll Waring, LPC

Sheryll Waring, LPC is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor and a Certified Trauma Specialist. She received a master’s degree in counseling from St. Joseph’s College with advanced training in Trauma Informed Treatment with Dr. Greenwald, Executive Director of The Child Trauma Institute. Sheryll has also studied at UMASS, seeking a certificate in [...]

Hopewell Health Solutions

We are an innovative, multi-disciplinary psychology group practice that is very different than traditional talk therapy. Our mission is to provide people practical solutions, instruction, and empowerment in their lives. Therapists at HHS utilize the i-therapy model that was developed by Dr. K, the Chief Psychologist of HHS. This model is short-term active treatment strongly influenced by [...]

Jennifer Jondreau Thompson, Ph.D.

We all see things through the ever-evolving lens of our own life's experiences - our own stories - and it is those stories that make us unique. All our experiences, even the painful ones, make us the persons we are. There are times, however, when we can get stuck, when behaviors that we once needed [...]

Kim Maslin, 3103 Communications

The world is changing. Mobile phones. Internet. Social Media. Facebook. Computers. Tablets. Online Predators. Cyberbullies. SnapChat. Cyber Trolls. Addiction. Gaming. New trends, new risks and new opportunities are emerging every day. 3103 Communications has one goal: to help everyone conquer the digital world. It may seem ambitious, but we believe that with effective education and [...]

Dr. Shane Owens

Dr. Owens is a board-certified behavioral and cognitive psychologist. He is an authority on college mental health practice and policy, including college readiness and behavioral risk management. He specializes in the treatment of anxiety, mood disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder in adolescents, college students, and emerging adults. Articles written by Dr. Owens: Will machine learning stop [...]

T-TAAD Study @ UConn Health

Youth substance use and dependence is continuing to pose a considerable public health concern. The majority of adolescents who use drugs frequently (e.g., marijuana, alcohol, prescription medications) also suffer from co-occurring psychiatric disorders such as depression, ADHD and more). These disorders need to be diagnosed and treated in order to prevent negative consequences. For over [...]

Dr. Yifrah Kaminer

Dr. Kaminer is a Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry & The Alcohol Research Center, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT. He has a joint appointment as Professor at the Department of Pediatrics, where he is involved in research of youth high-risk driving and suicidal behavior at the Injury Prevention Center of the Connecticut Children€™s [...]