Our Mission

Our vision is to promote emotional and physical wellness to help restore balance. We will do this through a non-judgmental, holistic, culturally competent and person-centered approach, using therapeutic strategies tailored to meet the individual, family and/or group’s needs; by supporting staff training and wellbeing; and by striving for excellence in all areas of service and professional growth.

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TRACY C. RAMEY, LCSW

One of the most important aspects of Tracy’s approach to therapy is offering a non-judgmental and safe place for all clients, children, adolescents and adults, to process their concerns in a collaborative effort. Tracy has specialized in therapy with children and their families, with a focus in childhood trauma for the past 7 years. Tracy offers TF-CBT  (Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), which helps children better cope with their traumas. Tracy’s work with adolescents, adults and couples, uses various therapeutic techniques, while validating each individual’s struggles with a healthy balance of exploration into dysfunctional patterns. Tracy is very excited to present to her practice the ability to offer EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitzation Reprocessing).

Tracy holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University and currently maintains her clinical social work licensure in the state of Connecticut.

CASSANDRA TUCKER, LPC 

Cassandra is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered Art Therapist.  Cassandra has over 13 years of experience helping people to make positive changes in their lives and become happier and more fulfilled. She has worked with individuals with chronic mental illness, substance abuse issues, autism, depression, anxiety, trauma, attention challenges and various mental health disorders.

Cassandra has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, the elderly, couples and families. Cassandra provides a safe, non-judgmental space where clients can feel heard and supported.  She uses a variety of techniques and approaches including REBT and Mindfulness based practices and treats each  client as a unique individual.  In addition to traditional talk therapy, Cassandra also offers Art Therapy, which can be used as a vehicle for communication, a way to express thoughts and feelings, and alleviate stress and difficult emotions. Cassandra believes that creativity can be a powerful way to tap into a person’s self-healing process and teaches others how to access this outlet within themselves.

Cassandra obtained her Master’s Degree from Albertus Magnus College.

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Francisca (Fran) Ervin-Campbell, LPC

Francisca (Fran) Ervin-Campbell has been working in the arena of psychology for over 15 years. Fran holds a Master Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a concentration in the Psychology of Conflict Management and a Master Degree in Community Counseling. She has used her knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained in these areas, as well as her life experiences, while consulting and working as a therapist helping people in outpatients clinics, gender specific, court supported and intensive outpatient programs, as well as residential settings. Fran is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the State of Connecticut and a National Certified Counselor. In addition, Fran is known for her use of talk therapies to successfully treat substance abuse issues, as well as mental health issues that include but are not limited to depressive, anxiety, traumaand other disorder/stressors with individuals, groups, and couples. Her approach is an eclectic mix of cognitive behavioral, person-centered, and existentialism.

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Marcey Rizzetta, LPC

 

Marcey is Licensed Professional Counselor with over 12 years of experience in a variety of mental health settings including office based outpatient, school health, hospital and crisis oriented community based treatment.

Marcey understands that the journey of change isn't easy, but she is here to be your guide along the way. She believes that change happens when people are given the support and guidance they need to draw on their already present potential to overcome obstacles, move forward and live fulfilling, happy lives. Nothing is off limits with Marcey, she provides a safe, down to Earth, non-judgmental environment where clients can speak their minds and be heard the way they want to be.

Marcey has treated individuals, couples and families with a wide variety of mental health needs ranging from children with emotional and behavioral difficulties to older adults suffering from depression and anxiety.

Marcey uses an eclectic approach tailored to the unique needs of each client. She specializes in Cognitive Behavior Therapy to treat anxiety, depression and thought disorders. She utilizes Solution Focused Therapy with a person-centered and humanistic approach to empower clients to uncover and utilize their inner strengths to navigate through difficult times.

Marcey received her Master's Degree in Community Counseling from the University of Bridgeport

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Kristen Schultz-Tassiello, LCSW

Kristen is a licensed clinical social worker, LCSW, with over 20 years of experience working with adolescents and adults in a variety of mental health and educational settings. Kristen believes that beginning therapy is a courageous endeavor, and she utilizes a thoughtful, empathetic, and empowering approach to help clients uncover their strengths and resources to feel more connected to others. She offers trauma-informed, empowerment based treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, mood disorders, grief and loss, and life transitions. Her clinical approach is psychodynamic and insight oriented.
Kristen holds a Masters of Social Work degree from Columbia University, and maintains her clinical social work licensure in the State of Connecticut. She is also trained in the Mindfulness-Based stress reduction technique at Yale University.

 

Nicole Beall, LPC, ADS

Nicole is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist with over 9 years’ experience in Psychiatric Disorders and Addiction Medicine working in a variety of settings from Outpatient, Inpatient detox, Inpatient Psychiatric hospitalization and nursing home/ group home placement.   Nicole completed her Bachelors of Science degree at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, NY. Nicole then completed her Master’s degree in Human Services specializing in social and community services at Capella University in Minnesota and has completed 3 years of her Doctoral degree in Psychology. Nicole has treated adults and Geriatric populations with a wide range of mental health needs and utilizes most treatment modalities including:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectal Behavioral Therapy
  • Solution- Focused Therapy
  • Person Centered Treatment

 

 

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Nicole also utilizes holistic interventions in her therapy including 5 point auricular acupuncture, essential oils, art therapy, and meditation and relaxation techniques.

 

  • Trauma- Informed Care
  • Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Accept and Commitment Therapy