Teen Group Therapy
Going farther together...
Starting this fall on September 18th! Hope you can join us!
Be connected. Get stronger and better. Help others along the way.
Any teenager in Southwestern Connecticut that is interested in growing and learning (especially in matters related to mental and emotional health) and can help others along the journey
A weekly group therapy experience for teens led by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is an expert in adolescent psychology.
The Waynik Group: Trumbull office -- 160 Hawley Lane, Trumbull CT
Fridays at 4:00 pm during both high school semesters.
(There are breaks during holidays and holiday seasons)
Why Group Therapy?
Approximately an hour and 10 minutes -- tops!
THE TEEN GROUP BLOG
Updated regularly with interesting resources and deep thoughts!
Wait, why group instead of individual therapy?
Information from the American Psychological Association
Lend a Helping Hand
Use therapy skills in a fun productive way
Walk alongside a fellow traveler!
Led By ...
Daniela Trotman: A graduate of Fairfield University with studies in Sociology and Health Studies. Now, she is continuing her studies at Fairfield University's Master of Clinical Social Work program with a concentration in Affirmative Therapy. She has about three years of working in counseling and is in her second year at The Waynik Group, seeing adolescents and adults. Daniela has taken on multiple leadership positions in her school and work including Mentoring first year Master of Social Work students and Mentoring Undergraduate college students. Apart from that, she supervises Resident Assistants at her university as they navigate their social lives, academic lives and their mental health.
Also Led By...
Justin Barsanti, LCSW: A Psychotherapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience working with teens. He is a graduate of Columbia University in NYC, where he focused on mental health and psychotherapy. His post graduate work was with Yale University Depart of Psychology, where he counseled children and parents as part of a National Institute of Health (NIH) research grant. He has worked in mental health at several agencies and hospitals across the Tri-state area and has been a psychotherapist for over 15 years.
More about JB...
Psychology Today Profile
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