MARCY TALICEO LPC, LMHC
Marcy Taliceo is a Licensed Professional Counselor in CT and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in MA. Currently, she practices in both states. She has worked in a variety of settings providing mental health and behavior management services including in prisons, schools, for-profit and non-profit mental health agencies, as well as private and community-based agencies. Marcy provides individual, family, couple, and group therapy that helps to grow and strengthen future-focused thinking through a variety of techniques.
Marcy holds a Master's of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Forensics. Marcy has specialized training in Applied Behavior Analysis, Crisis Prevention/Intervention, and Parenting skills/training. She is also specially trained in ADOS-2 standardized evaluations for Autism detection. Marcy recently developed a specialized curriculum to focus on parent education with the belief that effective parenting is the key to family success.
Marcy is the owner founder of Growing Potential Services and believes that everyday is a new day given to each of us to use for personal enhancement, growth, and enrichment.
DR AMIT RATHI, MD (SERVING CHILDREN AND ADULTS)
Dr Rathi provides a well balanced treatment approach, while incorporating treatment options with best psychiatric outcomes. In addition to evaluating and providing treatment for the young ones, working with families, therapists and schools is an important part of his practice. Providing developmentally focused mental health services in a comfortable and stress free environment.
Services Provided: Holistic psychiatric evaluations, Diagnostic clarification, Psychopharmacology, second opinion consultations
Commonly Treated: Adjustment Difficulties, Anxiety Disorders, including PTSD, Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder
MICHAEL FITCH, M.ED, CAGS, CT CERTIFIED SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST
Mike has worked in a number of settings, which include hospitals, outpatient clinics, and schools providing a wide range of services such as, counseling, interventions, addiction treatment, and psychoeducational evaluations. His primary interest is in finding the potential in each individual and discovering together how to go about making that potential a reality. He understands that a child’s behavioral difficulties can potentially stem from their academic struggles and affect their self esteem and motivation. It takes commitment to a process, good diagnostic work, and investigation to uncover what may be occurring for a child. He is acutely aware that not every child adheres to the same approach to learning as in a one-size fits all approach. He is not just an evaluator, he is an investigator working for the good of the child.
MARK NASSAU, M.A
With GPS since 2013, Mark is currently completing his post-graduate hours toward LPC, Mark is also a licensed school counselor in CT and MA with Masters Degrees in both School Guidance and Clinical Mental Health. Mark provides teens and adults with a wide range of therapeutic services including individual therapy for clients with depressive and anxiety disorders, as well as family therapy, couple's counseling, anger management, and substance abuse issues. Mark specializes in the Person-Centered approach but has been trained in many other evidence-based methods including CBT, DBT, and Motivational Interviewing. Mark prides himself on being capable to tailor his approach based on his client's specific goals and needs.
BARBARITA PIEVE, LPC, LADC, ICCDP-D
Barbarita feels her " greatest reward as a therapist is helping my clients explore different ways to improve the quality of their lives by finding meaning and hope for their future." It is her personal belief that all of us need to have a safe place where we could be validated as unique Individuals without Judgement. Barbarita holds a Master's in Education with concentration in substance abuse and mental health. She is licensed as a Professional Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor as well as being certified as a international CO-Occurring Disorder Professional Diplomate thru Connecticut Certification Board. Barbarits is bi-lingual, bicultural, in Spanish. She works with the adult population individually as well with a group approach to substance abuse education and prevention. Her client population includes mood disorders, medical problems, and dealing with the challenges of addictions. She has been working in the helping profession for more than thirty years in different capacities. She feels she has " been blessed to have these unique opportunities which allows me to have a different outlook at the world and the clients I treat."
OUR TEAMS CONSISTS OF:
MD- CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRIC
LCSW- LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS
LPC_ LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS
LMHC- LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANS
BCBA- BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST
AS WELL AS MASTERS LEVEL AND BACHELOR LEVEL SUPPORT