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Gary Stanek, MS, MA, LMFT

Gary Stanek is the Executive Director of The Stamford Counseling Center, Inc. He has been with the Center since 1988, when he started as an intern. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who works with families, couples, children, adolescents, and individual adults. Read More..

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Karen Mazarin-Stanek, MA, LMFT

Karen Mazarin-Stanek is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an AAMFT approved supervisor who enjoys working with couples, individuals and families using an eclectic systemic approach. Karen is trained in transgenerational, structural, strategic and solution focused approaches to family therapy.Read More

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Mary Kowalewski, Administrative Assistant/ Business Manager

Mary has been the Administrative Assistant/Business Manager for the Stamford Counseling Center since 2002. She is pleased to assist the Administration and professional staff in its Mission.Read More

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Ellen Brezovsky, MS, LCSW

Ellen Brezovsky, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Connecticut received her MS in Social Work from Columbia University in 1991. Before coming to work in Stamford, Ellen worked for Westchester County Medical Center in Valhalla, NY as a medical Social Worker in their AIDS Care Center..Read More

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Cheryll A. Duerk

Cheryll received a Masters degree at Nyack College in Mental Health Counseling, Masters in Special Education from Fairfield University, and a Bachelors degree in Political Science from Southern Connecticut State University. Besides her past education Cheryll also was a part of the U.S. Army (cpt, ret)..Read More

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Brittani is an master’s level intern here at Stamford Counseling Center. Read More

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Jessica Kaplan, MA, LMFT

Jessica Kaplan is a Marriage and Family Therapist with ten years of experience working with children, individuals, couples and families, in both private and school settings. Jessica earned her Bachelors in Psychology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and she received her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale.Read More

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Maureen Matthews, R.N., PhD.

Maureen Matthews, PhD, RN is a clinical nurse specialist working in the mental health field for over 30 years. She received her Masters from Yale University School of Nursing where she specialized in adult psychiatry and her Doctoral degree from New York University. Dr. Matthews’ doctoral research explored the experience of living with dementia from the perspective of the person diagnosed.Read More

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William B. Matthews, JD, D.Min

The Rev. Dr. Bill Matthews retired from his position as Executive Director of the Stamford Counseling Center after seventeen years (1992 to 2009), then served as its Director of Development and retired from that position in 2010. He has practiced as a pastoral psychotherapist since 1979, and as a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist since 2005.Read More

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Enid Norris, M.S., LMFT

I am a Connecticut-licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. My practice is based on providing compassionate care in a reliable environment where individuals, couples and families can safely address personal and relational issues.Read More

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Katherine G. Roach, MA

Katie Roach is a licensed professional counselor and pastoral psychotherapist. She chose to be educated and trained in both the psychological and spiritual dimensions of health and wholeness because of her belief that seeking meaning in what we experience leads us to a deeper understanding of ourselves, our relationship with others, and our connection to the world.Read More

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Libby Stofik-Edgren, MA

Libby graduated from Fairfield University in 2013 with a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She also obtained a Post-Graduate Certificate from University of Mass. – Lowell, in Forensic Criminology. Currently pursuing her PhD at Northcentral University for Marriage and Family Therapy with Military Families she continues to work with clients and be an advocate for the military and veteran populations.   Read More

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Harvey M. Weitzel, D Min

Rev. Dr. Harvey Weitzel has been working in the mental health field as a pastoral counselor for the past 42 years. He started his counseling career in pastoral psychotherapist as an extended staff member of the Lutheran Social Services of Eastern Pennsylvania while serving as a parish pastor. Since 1971 he has provided individuals, couples, and families with effective and compassionate counseling from a uniquely pastoral prospective.Read More

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