Counseling Services in Cromwell & Bristol, Connecticut
Meet the Team
Specialties: Adults and teens with anxiety and depression. Adults who have experienced trauma, specifically sexual assault and intimate partner violence, foster care and adoption, grief and loss, and adjustment to illness.
Katie has a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Connecticut and a Master's Degree in Psychology from Central Connecticut State University. Katie has worked as a program manager and therapist for families who have been impacted by intimate partner violence. She also has experience working with foster parents and children, adults adjusting to a newly diagnosed illness, and individuals who have been diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. Katie believes in the power of therapy in healing and utilizes a variety of treatment modalities, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Family Systems Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. She believes that therapy should not be a one size fits all approach and will work to provide the intervention that best fits your needs.
Specialties: Providing therapeutic services to children and their families, navigating school issues, anxiety, depression and trauma. Candyce sees clients in Cromwell. She has a Master's Degree in Psychology and an Advanced Graduate Certificate in Professional Counseling at Central Connecticut State University. Prior to completing her Masters Degree she earned a B.A. in Psychology at Central Connecticut State University. Candyce specializes in providing therapeutic services to children and their families. Her particular areas of interest include multicultural counseling, depression, anxiety, stress management, relationship challenges, parent-adolescent dynamics, trauma, grief and loss. As a LPC she has a variety of experience providing expressive art, laughter yoga, REBT, Personal Centered Therapy, EFT, and Career Counseling. Candyce is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for individuals and families who are struggling to find a greater sense of peace and joy.
Dr. Lynn Kratzer
Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Specialties: Children and Teens with emotional/behavioral/developmental challenges and trauma. Adults with transitions, anxiety, and depression. Lynn sees clients in Bristol and Cromwell. She has a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and a Respecialization Certificate in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University in Montreal. For the past sixteen years, she has worked in a therapeutic school setting with children and adolescents to address their trauma and emotional/behavioral issues. When working with Children and teens, Lynn focuses on improving self-regulation, relationships and functioning at both school and home. She assists caregivers and families to help them understand and respond to behaviors that, on the surface, appear confusing, frustrating or unpredictable. With individuals of all ages, a strengths based and collaborative approach is used to help clients acquire skills and to increase their understanding of challenges. Treatment can include cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), play therapy, trauma informed practices, attachment theory, parent training, and solution focused therapy. Lynn's approach recognizes the relationship between brain, mind and body, family and cultural factors, lifespan developmental issues and the importance of promoting hope and empowerment.
Specialties: Children & adults with trauma, anxiety & depression.
Owner, MSW, LCSW
Specialties: Teens & adults with anxeity & depression.
Dr. Christy Jackson
Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Specialties: Adults with transitions, anxiety & depression.
Sonja Hanson graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Communications.