Specialty: Psychiatry

Location: Willimantic & Putnam

Education &Training: 1St Moscow Medical School, Moscow, Russia, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychopharmacology, Institute of Psychiatry of Russian Federation, and residency at UCONN, Hartford Hospital and Institute for Living

Professional Achievements: Board Certification in General Psychiatry and Forensic Examiner

Specialty: Trauma; children; adolescents; parent support

Location: Putnam – School-Based Health Center

Education & Training: MSW Springfield College

Professional Achievements: EMDR; COS-P; CBITS

Personal Interests: Beach and Soccer

Why do you work at Generations? “Agency supports all individuals being able to access care.”

Specialty: I see patients across the lifespan and enjoy this variety. I also enjoy working with children and adolescents, Psychotic disorders and mood disorders.

Location: Willimantic 

Education & Training: I attended Northeastern University for my Bachelors Degree in Psychology. Received my RN and Masters at Yale University School of Nursing.

Professional Achievements: In the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. Research assistant on the Aggression Exposure Study.

Personal Interests: Love spending time with my children and husband, family and friends. Enjoy traveling, cooking, spending time outdoors

Why do you work at Generations? “I believe in the mission of Generations. It is incredibly rewarding. It has been exciting to be a part of the growth of our Behavioral Health Department.”

Specialty: Trauma, substance use

Location: Willimantic 

Education & Training: Masters in Social Work from University of Saint Joseph

Personal Interests: Hiking and spending time with my rescue dogs, gardening.

Why do you work at Generations? “Provide holistic based care for individuals and families in the community.”

Specialty: Child & adolescent mental health, perinatal mood disorders, mental health LGBTQ+, and gender affirming mental health

Location: Putnam 

Education & Training: University of Saint Josephs, Post-Masters Certificate, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Professional Achievements: Proud of military service and of professional research and publications. 

Personal Interests: Hiking, biking, camping with family, vegetable gardening, traveling and experiencing the life and cultures of others, and volunteering in my community.

Why do you work at Generations? “I am passionate about providing healthcare to historically underrepresented populations because ALL people deserve equal access to healthcare. I became a provider at Generations, because every Generations patient is valued, regardless of socioeconomic status, race, gender, sexual orientation, nationality or citizenship. At Generations, our focus is on serving our patients, not on generating wealth for institutional leadership.”

Specialty: Anxiety, depression, Trauma. I work with Children and Adults.

Location: Putnam

Education & Training: I graduated with my BA in English from Rhode Island College, and my Master’s of Social Work from the Catholic University of America. Trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), which is an eye movement therapy that treats trauma, anxiety, phobias, etc. I recently passed my LCSW test in April of 2021 and have been working in the social work field for 3 years. Prior to this, I was a Paraprofessional at Putnam Elementary School.

Personal Interests: Hiking, reading, exercise, and spectating sports

Why do you work at Generations? “I work for Generations for the many opportunities to work with individuals of diverse needs and backgrounds. I also enjoy working as a team with persons of different disciplines as well as learning from great colleagues in the BH department.”

Specialty: Couples Counseling; Parenting & Parent/Child Relationships; Child Development

Location: Willimantic 

Education & Training: BA – Psychology; BA – Human Development &Family Studies; MA – Human Development & Family Studies

Personal Interests: Reading, going for nature walks, playing tennis, baking, spending time with my family

Why do you work at Generations? “Team atmosphere; room for growth as a provider and individual; client-centered agency encouraging throughout my career here at Generations.”

Specialty: Using eye movement therapy (EMDR/ART) to help patients manage symptoms of PTSD, general anxiety, phobias, OCD, loss/grief, performance anxiety, addiction and depression.

Location: Putnam

Education & Training: Bachelor’s degree in psychology from ECSU; Master’s degree from UCONN, School of Social Work

Professional Achievements: Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR); trained in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART). Eye movement therapy for work with trauma/PTSD, phobias, anxiety, grief, depression.

Personal Interests: Kayaking, backpacking, hiking, running, and Reiki.

Why do you work at Generations? “I love working at Generations because of the close connection I feel with both my colleagues and patients.”

Specialty: Adolescents, adults, LGBTQIA+, gender-affirming, formerly incarcerated individuals, mood disorders, anxiety, and trauma. 

Location: Willimantic & Putnam

Education & Training: BS in Human Development and Family Sciences from Syracuse University, MSW from Simmons University

Personal Interests: Spending time outdoors, reading, cooking, baking, gardening, crafting, and crocheting.

Why do you work at Generations? “Generations prioritizes patient-centered care, which is very important to me. I have always believed that patients are the experts of their own lives. My primary goal in my practice is to provide an empowering and supportive space for patients to reach their individual goals.”

Specialty: Bilingual individual and family therapy

Location: Willimantic

Education & Training: Masters degree from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work and a Bachelors Degree in Science from the University of Connecticut of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

Professional Achievements: 10+ years of human service work, graduating with a master’s degree in social work, and 5+ years of social work & being a therapist

Personal Interests: Animal rights, family, Spanish music, Spanish food, social justice, human rights, movies, art, volleyball, comedy, and learning.

Why do you work at Generations? “I am interested in working at Generations because it is a Community Health Center with a multitude of services under one roof. I was impressed with its structure, work community, and the importance of employee care as well as patient care.”

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