WE ARE THE CENTER
We are a diverse group of therapists, including Psychologists, APRNs, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Social Workers. We use our professional skills, and our clinical and life experience to help our clients identify and reach their life goals. We are passionate about our work and committed to state of the art treatment for our clients!
Anthony F. Campagna, Ph.D.
Anthony is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Yale University, which awarded him a doctorate in clinical psychology in 1975. He has had a varied career in both inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment. His therapy embodies the values of personal development and freedom for his clients to live a good life, and he has learned from his work with adults and adolescents of diverse walks of life and racial/ethnic backgrounds and sexual orientation, mentally ill criminals, substance abusers, arsonist and firesetters, and individuals with inappropriate sexual behaviors. He has learned that we are all more alike than we are different and that more fulfillment and greater happiness is always possible even if it seems too far to reach when we’re alone.
Sandra Biller, MS, LMFT
Sandra helps her clients connect the dots and see the patterns in their behavior and life, to understand better who they are, where they come from and where they hope to be. She does this with no judgment, confidentiality, compassion, and hope. She has special interest and experience in helping couples communicate better, rebuild trust and maximize love. Sandra received her BA from Barnard College of Columbia University. She has traveled extensively and is bilingual, having lived in Argentina where she studied psychodynamic therapy and psychoanalysis. She graduated from Southern Connecticut State University where she was trained in evidence-based, systemic therapies including CBT, Positive Psychology and Solution Focused.
Diana P. Congdon, APRN
Diana P. Congdon, APRN, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Mental Health with years of experience in administration, teaching, clinical supervision, and, clinical practice of both medication management and psychotherapy. She specializes in counseling and psychotherapy, providing the environment through which the individual gains further understanding of him or herself while learning improved problem-solving and decision-making skills. When indicated, medications can be a valuable addition to the psychotherapeutic work.
Suzanne Serviss MSW, LCSW
Suzanne has over 30 years of experience in a variety of settings. She has been a high school social worker since 1990 where she works with adolescents and families to support students in their academic, personal, and social growth. Suzanne previously worked in home care, hospice care, adult daycare, juvenile justice, and child and family agencies throughout Connecticut. She received a BA in Psychology from Wheaton College(MA) and an MSW from UCONN. She recently was trained in Mindfulness Based Practices and has introduced these skills in work with her clients. She endorses a healthy lifestyle that includes movement of any kind to manage stress. Suzanne engages in creative problem-solving to assist her clients in reaching their goals, and encourages a dynamic dialogue throughout the process.
DonnaLee O’Connell, MFT
At Southern Connecticut State University DonnaLee studied Marriage and Family Therapy and specialized in families, couples and individuals of all ages. She also has a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. Her course work and experience has prepared her to work with a diverse clientele. DonnaLee worked eight years with Parole and Probation clients to assist them to reach their full potential as productive citizens. For the past four years, she has worked with children and adolescents ages 5-18, along with their families, with an array of diagnoses from ADHD, depression, anxiety, PTSD and oppositional defiant behaviors. DonnaLee treats each client she works with as an individual addressing their unique goals. She believes it takes courage and commitment to seek therapy as a means of self improvement. “You are not broken. You are breaking through.” -Alex Myles
Moira Mahon, LMFT
Moira received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Albertus Magnus College and her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Southern Connecticut State University where she was trained from a systemic viewpoint to work with individuals, couples and families. Moira works collaboratively with clients of all ages to foster the possibility and opportunity for change. Moira also has experience treating individuals and families suffering from the effects of substance and alcohol use disorders.
Elizabeth Miller, LMFT
Liz is passionate about supporting her clients to live their truth and to become more free and authentic in relationships with self and others. Liz values and honors the uniqueness of each individual, couple, and family. She is invested in co-creating a therapeutic relationship with her clients that supports self and relationship discovery and exploration, creates new awareness, enhances resilience, and holds space for the courageous process of healing. Liz holds a Bachelors Degree in Social Work and a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, both from Southern Connecticut State University.
Sharmain Jones, LCSW, LADC
Sharmain received her graduate degree from Southern Connecticut State University in social work. She has worked in the substance abuse and mental health field for the past 20 years. She utilizes evidenced based practices in her approach to work with individuals, couples, and families.
Carolyn S. Rende – Administrator
Carolyn is a trained paralegal with many years of experience in the private sector. She used her administrative skills to manage organizations that offer services to psychology professionals and their clients. Previous to her work at GNHCounseling she served as Grants and Contracts Administrator for Juvenile Forensic Services LLP, which operated a private girls’ detention center under contract with the Judicial Branch. In 2003 she joined Campagna Associates as the Referral Coordinator where she coordinated referrals for all twelve juvenile courts as well as coordinating referrals for the juveniles who were under the adult courts throughout the State.