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Individual Counseling

Friends sitting on a pierThere are a range of options for students looking for individual counseling:

For those who wish to speak confidentially with a fellow student, Peer Support Network provides student members who are trained in basic counseling techniques.

For those seeking professional guidance, counseling and medication management are provided by the Student Behavioral Health Service. More resources and contact information can be found on their website.

For those seeking professional guidance outside of UConn Health, below is a list of providers nearby:

Medication Consultation & Management:
Debra Johnson, APRN
35 Tower Ln, Unit 102

Dave Francis, MS, LADC, LPC, CEAP
39 New London Turnpike
Areas of expertise: Anxiety, depression, relationship issues, family substance abuse

Christopher Penta, PsyD
41 Mechanic Street
Areas of expertise: Anxiety, depression, addictions, eating disorders, couples therapy, relationship and intimacy issues, grief

Richard Lauerman, PhD
1031 Farmington Avenue
Areas of expertise: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety, substance abuse, mindfulness

Blerim Rexhaj, PhD
10 North Main Street, Suite 315
West Hartford
Areas of expertise: Anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse