Child & Adolescent Outpatient
Our Outpatient Service offers same-day access for first-time appointments. Families are encouraged to bring their children in when it is convenient for them. We offer Open Access/Walk-in service in our Waterbury office Monday through Friday from 10:00 am-1:00 pm and on Saturdays from 9:00 am-12:00 pm in our Naugatuck office. During the pandemic, parents are encouraged to call and schedule an intake to ensure the safety of family members and staff. We are offering in-office appointments as well as telehealth sessions.
Our clinical team will provide a thorough clinical evaluation and develop treatment goals with the family to address the identified issues. Evidence-based clinical interventions are offered through individualized treatment, group work, family sessions, parental guidance, and case management as a pathway to meeting client goals. As strong advocates for our clients, clinicians also assist with linkages to other levels of care and services as needed.
Wellmore Outpatient Service helps youth and families overcome a broad range of behavioral and emotional challenges. These may include:
• Attention problems
• Difficulty listening
• Peer conflict
• School difficulties
• Family Conflict
• Developmental Delays
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
Attachment, Regulation and Competency Model (ARC)
Modular Approach to Therapy for Children (MATCH)
Our team of dedicated doctors and advanced practice psychiatric nurses can provide psychiatric evaluation, consultation, and medication therapy to clients who might benefit from medication to enhance their treatment success.
Child Victim Services (VOCA)
The Victim of Crime Assistance Program (VOCA) helps children deal with the emotional aftermath of witnessing or being a victim of a criminal act, including physical abuse, sexual abuse, witness to domestic violence, and secondary victims of homicide. In addition to therapeutic treatment, children are aided in obtaining information, community services, and financial compensation.