Hello, my name is Mark Peluso and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker here in Wethersfield, CT. I received a Bachelors of Social Work from Central Connecticut State University in New Britain CT, and a Masters of Social Work from Fordham University in New York City. I became a paraplegic at age 20 due to a motocross accident and struggled with the emotional rollercoaster of life after a traumatic life experience. My personal experiences led me down the path of becoming a clinician, where I felt that I could best utilize my talents to help other people as they deal with their own rollercoaster ride of life.
As a clinical social worker, I employ a strength based approach to social work practice as I am a firm believer that every individual has inner strengths and the ability to overcome life challenges. My goal is to help my clients to identify their strengths and use those strengths to overcome whatever issues they may be struggling with.
I work with clients dealing with ADHD, Trauma and PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Conduct Disorder, Parenting Issues, Divorce, Peer Relationships, Self Esteem, Life Transition, Spinal Cord Injury, Grief and Loss, Family Conflict and other Biosocial issues.
I encourage you to call me for an appointment and we can work together to overcome whatever obstacles life has thrown your way. You have the strength within and I am dedicated to help you find your way. Thanks and I look forward to working with you.
License & Certifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified School Social Worker
Hello my name is John Milavsky and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my Bachelors of Social Work from Bethany College, located in West Virginia and completed a Master's in Social Work at the University Of Connecticut School Of Social Work.
For the past 18 years I have provided therapeutic treatment to adolescents and their families in number of different settings. I have had the opportunity to engage with people from all walks of life in their homes, communities, schools, in adolescent residential treatment facilities, and on the football field.
Through the years I have had the privilege of experiencing the strength and power that people have as they work through the struggles and traumatic experiences that life can throw at a person. By partnering with young people, parents, and families in times of need, I provide consultation, coaching, and counseling to support and empower people to get back on track and back in the game of life.
The 21 st century has provided all of us with new demands and expectations. Our world is changing. Some of these changes have been for the better. The one thing that has not changed is society's definition of a "real man". "Man Up", a term that that is used to remind males to work through impediments and obstacles without whining, to be strong, take control, never to show uncertainty, to be brave - this belief results in men thinking that they need to struggle alone and "fix it".
I believe that boys, young men, and men are unique individuals and should not have to struggle alone. Together we can work to explore better ways to experience the uncertainties and joys of life and being human.
License & Certifications: Licensed Clinical Social Worker