The professionals in our practice are:
Nancy Randall, PsyD. is a licensed psychologist who specializes in psychological evaluation. Dr. Randall has extensive experience in evaluating both children and adults. She is a forensic psychologist, working closely with juvenile and probate courts to provide parenting assessments and assistance in planning for all family members. She also provides psychological evaluation to assist with security screening and Fitness For Duty evaluations. Dr. Randall provides comprehensive cognitive and personality assessment to identify emotional and psychological factors affecting school difficulties, relationship problems, and personal growth. Dr. Randall is an adoption competent clinician with expertise in adoption issues for children, families, and adult adoptees struggling with adoption related issues.
Kim Shepardson-Watson, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker who has been practicing in the southeastern Connecticut for over 20 years. She specializes in the issues of young children, providing diagnosis and treatment of social/emotional challenges from birth to age 6. Kim works with families with young children and youth providing an approach that not only helps strengthen the child, but the family as well. Kim works with adults as well providing support on issues such as depression, divorce anxiety and other life span challenges. Kim also specializes in the area of working with people with special challenges. Kim is an adoption competent therapist with expertise in working with children, families, and adult adoptees struggling with adoption related issues.
Patricia Martin, LPC is a licensed professional counselor with over 30 years experience in working with adolescents, adults, and families. She works with those who are struggling with relationship issues, depression and anxiety, or working to maintain their recovery.
Karen Viggiani, LPC, ATR, NCC is a licensed professional counselor, a registered art therapist, and nationally certified counselor who works with children, adolescents, young adults, and families struggling with a variety of issues including anxiety, depression, PTSD, divorce, social skills, bipolar, grief and loss, self esteem, as well as cutting, self-injurious,and/ or acting out behaviors. She also has extensive experience in treating individuals and families who have experienced loss or trauma, including physical, emotional, and sexual abuse.
Margret Hughes, MEd, LPC, LADC is a licensed professional counselor and a licensed alcohol and drug counselor. She has been working in this field for over 20 years, in a variety of settings. She has worked in outpatient mental health/substance abuse agencies, inpatient substance abuse, partial hospitalization programs, EAP program, and currently with children and adolescents in foster care. She has utilized Brief Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at the EAP program, as well as in outpatient therapy.
Faith Marrion, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker, and has been practicing for over twenty five years. She works with clients of all ages, and has significant experience with helping adolescents and adults across the age spectrum. Faith also has been working with people struggling with anxiety, depression, grief and trauma. Another area of experience for Faith is helping families work with schools to provide a coordinated approach to ensuring a child can work to his or her potential.
Kristin Baker-Kiczuk, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy. Kristin received her Bachelor of Social Work in 2010 from Wheelock College in Boston, MA as well as her Master of Social Work, advanced standing, in 2011. Kristin is state certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and works with young children to young adults who struggle with anxiety, ADHD, disordered eating, anger management, depression, interpersonal skills, and healthy emotion management.
Lorraine Plante, LCSW, ACSW has 25 years experience in working with families. She enjoys helping clients grapple with their depression, anxiety, and trauma in a safe, secure environment. She has worked extensively with individuals to improve their relationships and to deal with relational issues in the workplace. She provides solution-focused therapy to resolve specific problems, or long-term therapy to work on unresolved issues dating from childhood or beyond. Therapy is client-driven with mutually agreed upon goals and action plans.
Janet Woronick, LCSW is a clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience treating adolescents and adults. I utilize a variety of treatment modalities... Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness-based practices, Solution Focused, and EMDR Therapies. Those who embrace the path of self-improvement, spirituality, and inner exploration will derive benefit from counseling. My training is unique in that it addresses the mind, body, and spiritual connections. I offer compassionate support and the opportunity to explore and develop deepened insight and new coping strategies. Life is a journey of self-discovery and endless possibilities...
Imagine what it might feel like to manage your anxiety, learn effective coping strategies, and to have more peace in your daily life. Anxious thoughts, free- floating worry, and depression can impair memory, sleep, and the quality of life. Do you feel powerless over your feelings or life’s choices and not getting the results that you want in life?
I offer a safe and supportive environment in which you can comfortably discuss your personal challenges and relationship difficulties. I am a holistic psycho-therapist specializing in anxiety, PTSD and trauma. Whether you struggle with anxiety, poor self-esteem, relationship issues, depression, grief or loss. I can help you harness the power of your mind to manifest positive and beneficial life changes.
Lisa Pionke, LMFT, is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has been practicing for about 15 years, and has worked in the human services field for over twenty. Her work has primarily centered on adolescents, individuals, and families. Areas of experience have included depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family struggles, and school issues. She is dedicated to helping people find ways to experience reconnection with their life and improve relationships. Lisa utilizes a variety of interventions, including Family Systems, Cognitive Behavioral, Short-term Therapy, Solution-Focused, and Experiential. In addition, she currently is working on obtaining her certificate in Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy. Lisa hopes to find interactive ways to help individuals, families, and children develop personal growth and realize a fulfilling life.
Katy Chiapperini, LCSW is a therapist with 16 years of experience working with adolescents & adults in a variety of settings. Katy enjoys working with clients struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, interpersonal skills, self esteem, & life & work transitions. Treatment modalities include Solution Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.