EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Our Team

Elizabeth Robinson, LMFT, CEAP

Elizabeth Robinson, LMFT, CEAP

EAP Director

Elizabeth has been in the EAP field for the past 26 years. She established the EAP in 1992 for UConn Health. During her tenure the program has grown to serve 36 employers representing 35 Connecticut state agencies, a municipality and one corporation. Her clinical interests include marriage and family therapy, grief and loss and violence prevention in the workplace. Additionally, since 2005 Elizabeth has been the director of the Adoption Assistance Program (AAP). This program provides services and support to the post-adoption communit

David Francis, LPC, LADC, CEAP

David Francis, LPC, LADC, CEAP

EAP Counselor

David started at the UConn Health EAP in 2006. He has 18 years of experience in the EAP field. He has an extensive background in health care management and is the former director of the Alliance EAP Program. Areas of clinical expertise include substance abuse, anxiety and adolescent/family therapy. David is our full-time on-site counselor at UConn Storrs.

Kelly Huffman, LPC, CEAP

EAP Counselor

Kelly has been in the employee assistance field for over 25 years and has worked with a variety of organizations including large corporations, hospitals, manufacturing companies, government, and human service agencies. She previously worked as an EAP Counselor for Middlesex Hospital and The Travelers Insurance Company, and as an EAP Contract Manager for The Village for Families & Children, Inc. Her areas of clinical specialty are mood disorders, substance abuse, women’s issues, and grief/loss counseling.

Allyson Powell, LCSW

Allyson Powell, LCSW

EAP Counselor

Allyson joined UConn Health in 2007 and is the Assistant Program Director of the Adoption Assistance Program.In 2014, her role expanded to include EAP counseling. Before joining UConn, Allyson worked for Wheeler Clinic as an EAP counselor. Areas of clinical expertise include work with adoptive, foster, and guardianship families.

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” –Vince Lombardi

Affiliate Providers

In additional to our primary staff, we have a network of affiliate providers who are available to see our clients. They provide assessment, brief counseling and referral services in strategic locations around the state. All of these providers are highly skilled clinicians who have specialized training in the field of employee assistance. All hold master’s degrees, and many have doctoral degrees as well.