Dawn M. Roy, LCSW, ACS
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Approved Clinical Supervisor
Mental Health First Aid Instructor
EMDR Certified Therapist
Dawn earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Southern Connecticut State University in 1992. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the State of Connecticut. She also holds an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) credential and Dawn is a certified Mental Health First aid instructor. For over 16 years, Dawn worked at a lead mental health agency in Milford, CT where she was the Coordinator for Adolescent Addiction and Prevention Services (1994-2011).
Dawn has extensive experience working in both the prevention and treatment field. Additionally, Dawn has a background in assisting Public Safety First Responders, having provided trauma treatment using EMDR and other related evidenced based treatment modalities following numerous traumatic events. Earning the respect of these first responders who are general hesitant to seek help, she can provide potential public safety clients with references to ease their minds about counseling. Dawn has worked with referrals from Employees Assistance Programs, and is well versed with the sensitive nature of emergency services work.
Beyond her clinical abilities, she has supervised Masters level social work interns as well as other practitioners including LCSW, MSW and LPC staff members. Dawn also has extensive experience in writing grants to secure funding from local, state and federal sources for prevention and treatment programs.
Dawn currently maintains a private clinical practice in Fairfield, CT and continues to offer a range of services that include individual adults, couples and group therapy as well as consultation and training. In addition to her practice, since 2009 Dawn provides ongoing training as an instructor for Mental Health First Aid in several modules that include: adult, youth, public safety, fire/ems and veterans. Dawn is also a member of the Fairfield County Trauma Response Team, a team of licensed, seasoned trauma therapists trained in EMDR and disaster response. Finally, Dawn is an adjunct faculty member in the Human Services Department at Housatonic Community College. In addition to her practice, since 2009 Dawn provides ongoing training as an instructor for Mental Health First Aid in several modules that include: adult, youth, public safety, fire/EMS and veterans.
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