Kate Camizzi, MSN, APRN

Founder

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Kate is an experienced clinician with over 30 years of experience in general psychiatric practice, psychotherapy, and medication management. She graduated from Adelphi University and has completed advanced post professional training in psychoanalytic therapy, eating disorders and addictions.

Kate works with people through the lifespan- from adolescent to older adults. She utilizes attachment, trauma based and interpersonal theories, incorporating CBT and DBT techniques.  Above all, Kate meets the individual where he/she is at, believing that we are all much more simply human than otherwise. Her focus is to help you identify and remove those obstacles that keep you from being your best self.

Lena McMorran, MS, LPC

Clinical Coordinator

Therapist

Lena is a licensed professional counselor who completed her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern CT State University.  Throughout her career, Lena has provided psychiatric evaluations in emergency departments and provided group and individual therapy at a psychiatric hospital, intensive outpatient programs, as well as residential substance abuse treatment.  Lena is passionate in supporting those who are struggling with a wide range of mental health issues through using cognitive behavioral therapy and encourages her patients to bring in their support systems for family or couples sessions.

Audrey Blanchard, LCSW

Therapist

Audrey is a licensed clinical social worker who has experience working with those dealing with a number of issues from mental health, substance abuse, anger, parenting, eating disorders, and anxiety to name a few. For over the past 17 years she has worked with adults, children, and adolescents in both outpatient, intensive outpatient and in home settings. She’s provided individual, group, family, and couples therapy utilizing many different therapeutic methods as she knows not one type of therapy works for everyone and every problem.

Pasquale Perfetto, MS, LPC

Therapist

Pat is a licensed professional counselor with over 25 years of experience in the behavioral health field. He enjoys working with individuals, couples, and groups in a caring and supportive environment. He utilizes a cognitive behavioral approach to assist clients by shedding counterproductive thoughts and behaviors and replacing them with healthy attitudes and practices.

Lorrie Congdon, MSN, APRN

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Lorrie received her Bachelor’s degree in nursing from Fairfield University and her Master’s degree in nursing from New York University.  She has over 20 years experience in all facets of psychiatric nursing, including inpatient, outpatient, emergency room, home care, case management, utilization review, and discharge planning. 

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 Sofia Loran, MSN. APRN

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner  

Sofia first received her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the University of Connecticut to which she spent seven years working as a Registered Nurse in the greater New Haven area. Always seeking a greater challenge, Sofia then went on to pursue a Master’s Degree in Nursing at the University of St. Joseph's.  Sofia believes that her compassion, empathy and treatment of each patient as a unique individual are her biggest strengths within her practice. She continues to work with patients, providing medication management along with therapeutic techniques to help individuals create a balance in life. 

 Elizabeth Geller-Brennan, LCSW

Therapist 

Liz has worked in mental health field since 1989. She has worked in community mental health, inpatient settings, family service, birth to three and private practice. Liz works with all ages and has a particular interest in mood disorders, persistent mental illness, trauma, parenting, couples therapy, DBT and group work. She practices from a humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive- behavioral perspective. Since attending University of Connecticut School of social work, she has truly enjoyed getting to know people and assisting them to identify their strengths and unique gifts.

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 Maria Frigo

Office Assistant  

Maria is a Certified Medical Assistant who has worked in various areas of healthcare including urgent care and dermatology. Maria is the glue that keeps the practice functioning efficiently behind the scenes as well as the friendly voice returning all phone calls. When not at the office, you will find Maria spending time with her family as she is a mother of three.