Tricia is an ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who specializes in outpatient psychopharmacologic management. She is graduate of Yale University School of Nursing, where she obtained her Master’s degree in Nursing. Prior to becoming an APRN, Tricia obtained a Master's degree in Social Work from Fordham University. For almost a decade Tricia worked in various setting as an LCSW before returning to school to become an APRN. She offers medication consultations and evaluations, and ongoing medication management for a range of issues such as anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, OCD, mood disorders, PTSD, adolescent ADHD, substance abuse, and comorbid mental health. Tricia works primarily with adults as well as adolescents.
Lyndsie is an ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who specializes in outpatient psychopharmacologic management. She is graduate of Massachusetts General Hospital IHP in Boston, MA, where she earned both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing. Prior to nursing school, she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Wheaton College in Norton, MA. Lyndsie works primarily with adults as well as adolescent and geriatric clients. She provides medication evaluation and ongoing medication management for a range of issues including anxiety disorders, OCD, depression, mood disorders, PTSD, ADHD, and comorbid mental health and substance abuse.
Chris obtained Bachelor degrees in Education and English from the University of Rhode Island, and previously worked as a teacher. He realized that his personality and skills were better suited for counseling, and returned to school to obtain his Masters in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University. Chris has had experience in outpatient, inpatient, and residential settings, working with both adolescent and adult populations. Currently he primarily works with clients across the span of adulthood. His therapeutic philosophy is that thoughts control emotions, and emotions control actions, so working to change one’s thought patterns is an effective place to start. Chris most frequently utilizes behavioral interventions, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy (REBT). In his free time, Chris enjoys playing ice hockey and doing artistic projects in various mediums.
Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University. Jennifer has extensive experience in both in-home and outpatient psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults.
She specializes in mood and anxiety related disorders, dual diagnosis, ADHD, and a spectrum of emotional and behavioral issues. In therapy, Jennifer utilizes a strength based perspective and evidence based approaches including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused Therapy. She focuses on developing a therapeutic relationship based on unconditional positive regard, empowerment, and empathy. She believes in the power of change, hope, and new beginnings. Jennifer lives on the shoreline with her husband and two beautiful daughters.
Jody is a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides individual, family and couples therapy at Stony Creek Wellness Group. Jody has a unique background; earning her bachelor’s degree from Quinnipiac University in both Legal Studies and Criminal Justice, working 15 years in the legal field, before earning her master’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Jody has worked with diverse populations across a range of clinical settings, including college campus’, outpatient community mental health, and private practice. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and the Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model (TREM). Jody enjoys working with adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, addiction and borderline personality disorder. She prides herself on taking a person-centered approach in her therapeutic practice, recognizing the profound need to embrace each client’s unique individuality and identity. Jody’s goal is to bring hope, healing and empowerment to those in our community.
Erin Drum is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with children, adolescents, and families for the past 15 years. She received her Master’s of Social Work from Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in psychology from The George Washington University. Erin has additional training in forensic interviewing for sexual abuse, identification of child abuse and maltreatment, and crisis intervention.
In addition to her work at Stony Creek Wellness Group, Erin is a School Social Worker with grades K-8. She has extensive experience in community outpatient treatment, child protective services, and specialized sexual abuse treatment. Erin works with a wide range of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, self-harm, and behavioral problems. She uses a strengths based/solution focused approach and incorporates CBT and DBT interventions. Erin is passionate about working with adolescents, families, and young adults.
Megan is an ANCC Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who specializes in outpatient psychopharmacologic management and psychotherapy. Megan uses an integrative approach using a variety of evidence-based treatment methods. She is a graduate of Regis College School of Nursing where she obtained her Master’s degree in Nursing. Prior to becoming an APRN, Megan worked as a psychiatric and substance abuse nurse for over 10 years. She worked at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Emergency Department Behavioral Health Unit as well as their inpatient Dual Diagnosis unit. She has worked for Recovery Network Program in their inpatient substance abuse detox facility and has extensive knowledge in the treatment of substance use disorders. Megan is certified to prescribe Buprenorphine to clients with opiate use disorders. She also administers monthly Vivitrol injections for clients with alcohol and opioid use disorders. Megan works primarily with adult and geriatric clients. She treats a range of issues including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, OCD, psychotic disorders, and substance abuse disorders.
Bryan McCloskey is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who practices individual and couples therapy at Stony Creek Wellness Group with children, adolescents, and adults. Bryan also holds a certification as a National Certified Counselor (NCC). Bryan obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut and his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern Connecticut State University. Bryan has worked with multiple adult outpatient clinics throughout Connecticut in individual, group, and intensive outpatient treatment settings. Bryan specializes with clients wishing to address concerns involving anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance abuse, and trauma. Additionally, Bryan is trained in the Men’s Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model (MTREM) to assist clients struggling with PTSD and other trauma related disorders. In therapy, Bryan utilizes evidence-based approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused Therapy. Bryan believes a strong therapeutic relationship is essential to each client’s success and strives to develop this relationship through mutual understanding, respect, and humor. In his free time, Bryan enjoys spending time with his wife, completing projects around the house, and playing video games.
Tina is an ANCC board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) providing psychiatric evaluation, management and supportive psychotherapy. She graduated from Yale School of Nursing with her master’s in nursing in 2008 and later from Oregon Health Sciences University with her doctorate in nursing practice (DNP) in 2014. She is passionate about providing high quality and effective mental health care for children, adolescents and families. Prior to joining Stony Creek Wellness Group, Tina worked with youth and adults and in community health and residential treatment settings. She is also a lecturer at Yale School of Nursing teaching the next generation of nurses to become RNs and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. Tina treats a wide range of mental health conditions. Her care is grounded in addressing the whole person, including their life circumstances and experiences that have led to needing care. She works hard to involve parents and guardians in collaborative decision making and crafting a treatment plan that will have a positive impact.