Behavior, Public Health

35. List of Local Pediatric Mental Healthcare Providers

For an even more comprehensive list than what is included below, please call Cheshire Human Services; they will send a free copy of a book with a list of local mental health care providers. Their number is 203-271-6690


Psychiatrists—can prescribe medications, but many do NOT take insurance

Meriden Child Guidance –203-235-5767 (MCG has psychology, psychiatry under one roof)—DOES take insurance

CT Psychiatric and Wellness Center — Hamden and Woodbridge — 203-298-9005

Dr. Steven Kahn (21 and older) —Meriden–203-237-0002

Dr. Jonathan Craig Allen–Rushford in Meriden—203-235, 1792, 877-577-3233—addiction specialists and more

Dr. Avijit Mitra—Woodbridge—does take insurance—203-389-5769

Dr. David Aversa – Hamden–203-298-9005

Dr. Sudeshna Basu—IOL Hartford–860-545-7200 

Dr. John Gallalee—Branford—203-488-0440

Dr. Eric Cohen — West Hartford — 860-714-9785 (out of network)

Dr. Eric B. Cohen (CT Center ADHD) –Middletown—860-344-8770

Dr. Erin Cordero—Middletown—860-358-3401

Dr. Richard O’Sullivan–Madison–203-444-6639

Dr. David Krulee — West Hartford — 860-207-9449 — accepts most insurance

Dr. Janet Madigan—Yale New Haven—203-787-5420

Elm City Therapeutic Center—203-691-7099—New Haven

Dr. Barbara Arrok (adolescents)–203-787-2727–New Haven

Dr. Carol Weitzman — Westport — 203-220-6764

Dr. Elizabeth Kressley –Child and adolescent psych — Essex — 860-767-2186 (anthem, BCBS, Tricare)

Dr. Amy Stevens — Westport, Madison — ADHD, autism, mood, anxiety, PTSD — 203-442-9415 (out of network)

Dr. Patricia Aguayo — Yale affiliated — 203 -785-2513

The Wheeler Clinic –Plainville—860-793-3500—does take insurance, except for CIGNA

Yale New Haven Outpatient Adolescent Psychiatry 203-488-0471—does take insurance

Yale Inpatient Psychiatry 203-688-5900



APRNs—provide medication and counseling

Cornell Scott Hill Health Center — New Haven — 203-503-3000

Wellmore Behavioral Health — Waterbury — 203-756-7287, 203-723-9599

Saint Francis Behavioral Health Center – Hartford area — 860-714-2750 or 800-688-4859 — accepts most insurance

Stephen Morley–Derby–203-732-7580

Curtis Harmon–Behavioral Health Consultants—Hamden—203-288-3554

Judy Splittgerber — 860-526-4212 — Chester — takes Husky

Janet Rooney–Wallingford–203-265-3341

Meredith Bailey — Serenity Wellness, Branford — 860-975-7455

Heidi Wildstein — Bright Futures Wellness Center, Cheshire — 203-304-4961

Cara Marie Bartos — Avon — 860-512-7194

Katrin Moskowitz — Torrington — 203-947-0437

Katie scheinberg — Glastonbury — 860-968-0168

Rushford — Meriden — 877-577-3233

Jennifer Ballew — Cheshire — 203-806-5355 — adolescents 14 plus/adults

June Feola — Southington — 203-668-3422

Tides of Mind Counseling — Waterbury and other locations — 203-819-0789


Psychologists—provide counseling, insurance coverage variable

Dr. Gina Abbott — Psychological Associates of Cheshire 203-250-7400, 203-910-6142

 Dr. Karole Kreutter—Wallingford, experienced/excellent care (intermittently taking new patients)—203-294-0094, ext. 2 Donna DiCello (LGBT)

Dr. Rosalind Atkins — New Haven — 203-624-1811

Dr. Elizabeth Davis — North Haven– 475-882-8770

Dr. Rosalind Atkins–New Haven 203-624-1811

Dr. Kimberly Citron–Cheshire–203-274-8290

Dr. Michael Stokes — Naugatuck — 203-729-0341 — LGBTQ

Dr. Lurline Devos—Hamden—203-288-1846, 860-563-4553

Maine and Weinstein group—eating disorders—West Hartford—860-313-4431

Dr. Gloria Losada-Zarate—East Hampton–860-724-4137

Dr. Wilma Ezekowitz—Hamden–203-230-0824

Dr. Clara Chapman—Middletown—860-346-7879

Dr. Marybeth Ellison—(CT Center ADHD)—Middletown—860-344-8770

Dr. Susan Peterman—West Hartford—860-233-8111—(excellent reviews) eating disorders, EMDR therapy

Dr. Bonnie Becker—New Haven—203-624-1262

Laurel Health Services, Hamden—203-287-8227

Laurel Health includes the following providers: Dr. Robert Koenig—anxiety, ADHD, substance abuse

Dr. Susan DiPietro

Leslie Pollack—MSW

Jeff Summerville—MSW


Dr. Thomas Finn—Southington—860-628-6523 (excellent reviews)


Dr. Ryan Loss— CT Behavioral Health Cheshire–203-271-1430

Dr. Jon Pedro

Dr. Jessica Addington

Dr. Sarah Pires

Dr. Courtney Mattiace

Dr. Kelly Halstead + 4 board certified behavior analysts


Dr. Roy Nisenson—New Haven–203-497-8320

Clifford Beers Clinic–New Haven—autism, anxiety, depression, etc. 203-772-1270


 Licensed Clinical Social Workers—counseling

Soul Friends Wallingford — animal-based therapy — 203-679-0849

Judy Kopman Fried—Wallingford–203-269-3488

Kathy Lieberman — Adolescent and Family Counseling — Cheshire — 203-271-1234

Mallory Grimste — Woodbridge — teen therapist — 203-228-8971

Jennifer Sohn Smith — Wallingford — 860-581-0215

Cristina Zurlis — Changing Seasons Wellness Center — North Haven –203-623-6326

Pat Levesque — Cheshire — 203-699-9424

Ellen Wright–New Insight Counseling– Bethany 203-487-5839

Heather LaSelle — CT Kids Matter — SW/therapy — 475-889-7512

Sarah Salerno — Southington 860-896-5118

Peggy Lane — Alternative Paths—Wallingford–does take insurance—203-265-777

Linda Goodman—New Haven—203-776-2112

Ravit Avni-Singer—Woodbridge—203-389-9174

Jody Rowell—North Haven–203-676-7268

Laurel Health Services Hamden (see above under psychologists)

Herbert Rosenfield–Adolescent and Family Counseling Center Cheshire – 203-271-1234—practice has all SW and one licensed marriage and family therapist

Laurin Franco–Wolcott—203-879-4424

Jewish Family Services–New Haven—203-389-5599

Diane Solano—Meriden (formerly at child guidance)—860-604-9836

Suellen Sonosky—Wallingford–860-526-9662

Barbara Sarcia—Hamden–203-288-5266

Branwen O-Shea-Refai–Bethany—203-393-1717



Wheeler clinic — multiple locations — 860-793-3500 (adults and kids) –> will refer out for counseling and/or meds

The Village — multiple locations — 860-236-4511 (age 4-17) –> will refer out for counseling and/or meds

Anne Sansolo Cheshire 203-931-5566

Lilia Bunick LPC Wallingford 475-206-0349

Christina Koch — Yalesville

Dara Halcomb LPC Southington 860-899-1028

Megan Roman LPC Meriden 475-242-0340

Jen Johnston LPC 857-366-4399 — LGBTQ, adolescents

Yvette Bunting Watts (Centerpiece Behavioral Healht) — Wallingford — 203-347-4523, 203-814-1423

Alternative Pathways Wallingford–203-265-7770

Christopher Brown LPC Hamden 203-507-2604

Tim Dowling LPC Plantsville 860-650-1382 X 2

Hop Brook Counseling Southington 203-518-5380 — big group with many providers

Elizabeth Calandra — Silver City Counseling — Meriden — 203-409-2008

Michael Reiss — Marriage and Family Therapist — 203-402-8944

Paula Raffone — Marriage and Family Therapist — Wallingford — 203-403-6722

Stanley Kisiel –Cheshire — Marriage and Family Therapist — 860-483-8739

Stephanie Stopper—LMFT Wallingford – 203-803-223

Lauren Franco LPC (licensed professional counselor)—860-471-8269, 203-631-8647—LGBT counseling

Shatoya Colon—therapist Middletown—877-711-4995

Sandy Tyrrell, Art therapist—Cheshire–203-271-0133



Neuropsychological testing—check insurance coverage

Comprehensive Neuropsychological Services, Karina Gitman, Beth Karassik–Cheshire—203-271-3809 

Gregory Javornisky, Krista Mraz—CT Pediatric Neuropsychology Associates—Hartford 860-633-8155 (excellent reviews)

Dana Carr–Northeast Neuropsychology—Cheshire–203-272-6007

Richard Kaplan—clinical neuropsychology, adult ADHD, UCONN outpatient–Farmington—860-679-2890

Shelley Pelletier—Old Saybrook–860-308-1643—LD, ADHD, Tourettes—does not take insurance (excellent reviews)

Ellen Preen—Avon—Farmington Valley Neuropsychology–860-677-7300


Autism/Developmental Evaluation

Thyde Dumont-Mathieu—developmental/behavioral pediatrician—West Hartford—860-328-1957

Hospital for Special Care–New Britain—referral required

Birth to three–800-505-7000

Michael Powers–Center for Children with Special Needs—Glastonbury–860-430-1762—does not take insurance

Institute of Professional Practice—Meriden—203-317-2700

Clinical Programs at Yale Child Study Center
Anxiety and Mood Disorders Program 203-737-4644
Child Development/Community Policing Program (CD-CP) 203-785-7047
Childhood Violent Trauma Center 203-785-7047
Child Psychiatry Inpatient Service 203-688-5900
Comer School Development Program 203-737-4000
Developmental Disabilities Program, Toddler 203-764-5933
Developmental Disabilities Program, School Age 203-785-3420
Early Childhood Clinic (Birth – 5 yrs) / (Young Child Dev. Unit) 203-785-2513
In-Home Services 203-785-6862
Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic for Children 203-785-2513
Psychological Assessment Service 203-785-6227
Tic Disorder & Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Program 203-785-5880