David A. Sasso, MD, MPH Dr. Sasso is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Yale Child Study Center and serves as Medical Director of the Child Guidance Center of Mid-Fairfield County. He received his medical and public health degrees from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Sasso completed his residency in psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center. He served as Chief Resident in both programs. Dr. Sasso has published and presented nationally on topics at the intersection of mental health, creativity, music, and the arts, and has a special interest in the treatment of performers and artists. Prior to his medical training, Dr. Sasso studied music composition at the Indiana University School of Music and composed “The Trio of Minuet,” a full-length opera performed by children, which was broadcast nationally on PBS stations. Dr. Sasso is an active musician in the New Haven area and is the founding chair of the Committee on the Arts and Humanities in the psychiatric think tank Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.
Christopher J.S. Oleskey, MD, MPH Dr. Oleskey obtained his medical degree from Mount Sinai, his residency in general psychiatry at Yale, and his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center. He has worked in a wide array of inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Oleskey is a Clinician and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Nursing. He has a longstanding interest in medical education, having served as site training director for the psychiatry residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital, and is a clinical preceptor in the psychiatric APRN training program. Dr. Oleskey has a master of public health in community and preventive medicine and has published and presented nationally on prevention in mental health and integrating prevention into clinical practice.
Naomi Libby, MD Dr. Libby is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Yale Child Study Center and serves as a psychiatric consultant to the Yale Gender Program. She received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed residency and fellowship in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program in General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Research at Yale's Department of Psychiatry and the Child Study Center, serving as chief resident in this program. Dr. Libby provides psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy services. In addition to general child, adolescent, and adult populations, she specializes in LGBTQ populations, including the evaluation and treatment of transgender, gender-expansive, and gender-questioning individuals across the lifespan. Additional areas of expertise include early childhood, parenting and autism; and other developmental disorders. Dr. Libby is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH).
Anastasia Okoniewski, APRN, DNP CLICK HERE TO SCHEDULE ONLINE Dr. Okoniewski is adjunct clinical faculty and lecturer at the Yale School of Nursing. She is a graduate of Yale University and Columbia University. She has published on health seeking behaviors and the utilization of technology to improve health outcomes for at risk youth and adults. She is a frequent lecturer on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD and autism spectrum disorders in children and adults.
Lisa Lochner, LCSW Ms. Lochner is a licensed clinical social worker. Lisa earned her MSW from the University of Michigan with a focus on interpersonal practice with children and adolescents. She completed three years of post-graduate training at the Yale Child Study Center with a focus on outpatient work with children, adolescents, and families along with school-based mental health. Her experience includes work as a crisis clinician at Clifford Beers Clinic in New Haven and as a primary clinician in the Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program at Yale Psychiatric Hospital within the adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy program. In addition to her work at Elm City Therapeutic Center, Lisa works with young children and families in a school based health center. Lisa has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Lisa has also studied and practiced meditation for the past ten years and is a certified yoga teacher, incorporating mindfulness practices into her work. She offers individual, group, and family therapy for children, adolescents and families.
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