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Carey A. Beyor, LMFT is the Director of the practice, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Certified Imago Therapist. 

Carey specializes in individual (children, teens, and adults), couples and family therapy, and has been in practice in Glastonbury, CT for 13 years.  She has been Licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in Connecticut for 17 years.

With 20 years experience and since graduating Antioch New England Graduate School specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy, Carey is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are:  adoption, new parents, women's issues, trauma, co-dependency, helping family members through divorce, teen issues, infertility, infidelity, intimacy issues, step/blended family issues, depression/anxiety, family conflict, and grief and loss.  Carey also enjoys working with Diverse Populations including LGBTQ persons.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Carey is a Certified Imago Therapist, which means she can use this highly effective approach in addition to traditional couples therapy.  For more information on Imago Couples Therapy, please visit their website at www.gettingtheloveyouwant.com.

Lately, Carey has been taking part in extensive Training in Adoption Competency (TAC).  This means she has further knowledge beyond her Master's Degree and general training that will assist her in understanding and helping with the complexities surrounding Adoptive, Foster, Kinship, and Birth Families, as well as Adult Adoptees and others affected by adoption-type issues.  

Carey also believes in being LGBTQ-friendly and trained.  She is currently receiving further training and consultation in this area.  She has some experience with Transgender folks and will continue to build her expertise and knowledge.

Carey A. Beyor, LMFT an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques from CBT, DBT, Family Systems Theory, and Psychoanalytical Approaches to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client.  Carey believes the clients are as much the expert as the therapist and enjoys working with them as a team to resolve the issues they are facing. 

"I really enjoy what I do and I hope that I can make coming to therapy as comfortable and positive as possible for all involved."

 

Carey's hours:

Summer: Tuesdays from 10 am to 9:30 pm, Wednesdays from 9 am to 6 pm, Thursdays from 7:30 am to 3 pm, and Fridays from 7:30 am to 6 pm (a few Mondays may also be available by appointment).

Fall starting 9/4/18:  Mondays from 8 am to 4 pm, Tuesdays from 9 am to 9:30 pm, Wednesdays from 9 am to 6 pm, Thursdays from 7:30 am to 3 pm, and Fridays from 7:30 am to 6 pm.

 

Carey is in-network with the following insurance plans (**subject to change):

Aetna
Anthem
Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans
Cigna
Connecticare
Husky A, B, C, and D                                                                                                                I
nnovative Health Care Plan
Oxford
Tricare
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare
**in-network status in any of these insurance plans can be subject to change - please verify before coming in
***please note that we cannot accept Medicare insurance (which is always primary), which means we also cannot access your secondary health insurance.  Clients with Medicare will need to pay out of pocket and then seek reimbursement through their insurance(s).

 



Jennifer V. Lusa, LCSW, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in individual (children 10+ through adults) and family therapy.  She is also a Certified EMDR Practitioner.

Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of CT and MA. She received her Doctorate in Psychology from Walden University, her Master's in Social Work from the University of Connecticut, and her BA from Saint Augustine College.  Jennifer has over 17 years experience working with latency aged children, teenagers and their families in outpatient and congregated care settings. Her primary specialties including working with those who have experienced chronic and episodic trauma, Anxiety Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Mood Disorders, and attachment related issues.

In addition to being a highly experienced therapist, Jennifer is now Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which is scientifically proven to help resolve trauma and anxiety issues.  She utilizes this additional method with her clients if they so chose.  For more information about EMDR, please go to www.emdr.com.

Jennifer Lusa, LCSW, PhD uses a blend of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical-Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-focused therapy, and Trauma Focused Treatment modalities.  With competence and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

"I view myself as an agent of change in the collaborative process of therapy."



Jennifer's hours:


Mondays 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Wednesdays 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

 

 

Jennifer is in-network with the following insurance plans (**subject to change):


Aetna
Husky A, B, C, and D                                                                                                                  Innovative Health Care Plan
**in-network status in any of these insurance plans can be subject to change - please verify before coming in
***please note that we cannot accept Medicare insurance (which is always primary), which means we also cannot access your secondary health insurance.  Clients with Medicare will need to pay out of pocket and then seek reimbursement through their insurance(s).

 

 

 

 

Harita Seiderer, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  She specializes in individual (children, teens adults), couples, and family therapy.

**ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS starting 8/21/18** Harita is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 14 years of experience in the Mental Health field. She has served all populations throughout the years, from young children to elderly, with all different types of challenges. Harita is Certified in Internal Family Systems (IFS) and utilizes an eclectic approach in her therapeutic interventions. She believes each individual is the expert of themselves and their lives. Harita feels her job is primarily to guide her clients, utilizing a collaborative manner, into finding a place where they no longer feel stuck and ultimately feel happier and more content in their lives.  For more information on Internal Family Systems therapy, please go to www.selfleadership.org.

Harita primarily specializes in working with individuals having gone through trauma or grief via individual and family work. A traumatic experience or loss can be debilitating and extremely painful. Her goal is to help clients understand it and subsequently be able to overcome the distress and pain and reclaim their lives through self healing.

Additionally, Harita specializes in Couples/Family Conflict Management, especially in couples going through separation/divorce. Harita is effective at helping you cope with the separation trauma, combat the post divorce raw emotions and ultimately communicate or co-parent more effectively to lessen conflict.


Harita's hours:

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 5 pm to 9 pm

 

 

 

Harita is in-network with the following insurance plans (**subject to change):


Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield                                                                                                                Husky A, B, C, and D                                                                                                                Innovative Health Care Plan
**in-network status in any of these insurance plans can be subject to change - please verify before coming in
***please note that we cannot accept Medicare insurance (which is always primary), which means we also cannot access your secondary health insurance.  Clients with Medicare will need to pay out of pocket and then seek reimbursment through their insurance(s). 

 

 

 

 

Mary Armstong, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Clinical Associate in the practice.

 

Mary is currently accepting new adult clients. She is trained in CBT and DBT. Mary has experience working in congregated care and outpatient settings. Mary has worked with clients with a variety of clinical needs including relationship struggles, conduct problems, impulsive behaviors, anxiety, self-destructive behaviors, depression, and parenting skills. Mary has Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Connecticut. She has also earned a Master’s of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Central Connecticut State University.

 

Mary strongly believes in helping her clients reach their goals by focusing on their strengths and building on their resiliency. Mary understands that change is not always easy and she is able to help her clients determine and work towards their goals in a supportive and collaborative way.

Mary's Hours:

Monday and Tuesday evenings

 

 

Mary is in-network with the following insurance plans (**subject to change):

Aetna
Anthem
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Plans
Cigna
Husky A, B, C, and D                                                                                                                Innovative Health Care Plan
**in-network status in any of these insurance plans can be subject to change - please verify before coming in
***please note that we cannot accept Medicare insurance (which is always primary), which means we also cannot access your secondary health insurance.  Clients with Medicare will need to pay out of pocket and then seek reimbursement through their insurance(s).


Paige Bogda, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Clinical Associate in the practice.

Paige received her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut and her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Saint Joseph. Paige enjoys working with children ages 5 to 18 and their families, as well as couples and adults. Paige has experience working in an outpatient setting utilizing various therapy models such as CBT, DBT, and solution-focused therapy.  

Paige has a passion for working with adolescents and families and has training in working with children and adolescents who present with anxiety, depression, behavioral issues and trauma. She has training and experience in TF-CBT for children and adolescents suffering with the effects of trauma specifically. Additional areas of Paige's training include relationship issues, life transitions, mood disorders, parenting concerns, and ADHD.

Paige takes a client centered approach to treatment using unconditional positive regard to focus on clients' strengths in order to support them in overcoming life's challenges Her approach is empathic, collaborative, and goal directed.

 

Paige's Hours:

Friday daytime through late afternoon

Flexible Saturday hours

Sundays by appointment

 

 

 

Paige is in-network with the following insurance plans (**subject to change):

Cigna Plans                                                                                              Connecticare/United/Oxford/HPHC Plans
Husky A, B, C, and D                                                                                                         
      Innovative Health Care Plan

**in-network status in any of these insurance plans can be subject to change - please verify before coming in
***please note that we cannot accept Medicare insurance (which is always primary), which means we also cannot access your secondary health insurance.  Clients with Medicare will need to pay out of pocket and then seek reimbursment through their insurance(s).

 

Michelle Sarofin, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specializes in individual (children, adolescents and adults), family and group therapy.

Michelle received her MSW from the Smith College School of Social Work where she was trained in psychodynamic approaches to therapy.  Michelle has also received extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Michelle has years of experience supporting and guiding individuals through difficult and trying times.  She has over 18 years of experience working with those who have experienced and survived traumatic life events as well as individuals who have engaged in at risk behaviors to cope such as self-injury.  Throughout these years Michelle has developed a specific specialty in working with youth and families in the areas of trauma, depression, and self-injury.  Michelle believes that everyone deserves a ‘“life worth living” and works with her clients toward achieving this by providing a safe and nurturing environment.  

Through her training and experience with DBT Michelle has found that the core components of DBT such as the balance of validation and change along with the nonjudgmental stance provides individuals the skills to effectively navigate some of life’s most difficult challenges and gives them the hope they may have lost.

Michelle's Hours:

Michelle's office hours are rotating M/T/W/Th evenings from 6 pm on and Saturday/Sunday hours every other week.  Michelle is not accepting new clients at this time, however, feel free to ask for an update.

 

 

 

Michelle is in-network with the following insurance plans (**subject to change):

Aetna                                                                                                                              Anthem/BC/BS                                                                                                                                      Cigna Plans                                                                                              
Husky A, B, C, and D                                                                                                         
      Innovative Health Care Plan

**in-network status in any of these insurance plans can be subject to change - please verify before coming in
***please note that we cannot accept Medicare insurance (which is always primary), which means we also cannot access your secondary health insurance.  Clients with Medicare will need to pay out of pocket and then seek reimbursment through their insurance(s).

 

 

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