Bryan M. Schon is a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC) and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) through the Department of Public Health, State of Connecticut. He completed both his Bachelors and Masters degree in Psychology in Mental Health Counseling from Westfield State University including graduating with the distinction of Psy-Chi Honors. Since completing his studies he has been busy over the last 4 years working with children, teenagers, young adults, adults, as well as the family systems that surround them . His areas of mental health practice include: individuals with depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), trauma and addiction including early intervention substance abuse work. “A decision made in desperation can have long term, unforeseen consequences”
Bryan has specialization in working with individuals who suffer from anxiety related issues such as generalized anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). He enjoys doing work around these issues and have propelled his interest into seeing where the roots of problems develop along with finding real solutions for his clients. He utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and person centered therapy (PCT) within his practice to help his clients unravel the natural response to seek relief in maladaptive ways. He is known for developing strong professional relationships with anyone, and assisting his clients with improving symptoms which brought them to counseling.
Bryan also has experience with doing In-Home Therapy (IHT) which has helped him to better understand and develop interventions surrounding environmental, behavioral, and/or emotional stressors. During his time in IHT he obtained vast experience assessing negative childhood events and how they connect to current feelings, behaviors, and thinking patterns. He enjoys helping children and teenagers effectively transition back into their home environment upon discharge from the hospital due to mental health crisis, while simultaneously assisting the parent(s) or guardian(s) modify their parenting style. He also has experience in Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) and utilized Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) to help clients develop a short term plan to mitigate immediate stress and dysfunction.
Bryan is currently accepting new clients for the Farmington office. He is paneled with Husky Blue Cross Blue Shield and in the process of being paneled with Aetna. He also accepts self pay and out of network plans.