Cassondra (Cassie) Acampora is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who obtained a Masters in Social Work at the University of Connecticut. Prior to Ms. Acampora obtaining her Masters in Social Work, she obtained her Bachelors Degree at the University of Connecticut in Human Development and Family Studies and was an assistant pre-school teacher for a year. Ms. Acampora has provided psychotherapy services within the school system servicing elementary, middle, and high school students. Upon obtaining her MSW, Ms. Acampora gained a wealth of experience working with culturally diverse children, adolescents, adults, and families dealing with life stressors, mental health, and substance use challenges. Ms. Acampora has provided crisis management, individual, group, and family psychotherapy at residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care.
Ms. Acampora primarily utilizes a psychodynamic approach, which helps individuals gain insight into their unconscious thoughts, feelings, and past experiences to better understand potential driving forces to current challenges. Ms. Acampora also utilizes person-centered, strengths-based, and holistic approaches and focuses on empowering all individuals to make their own decisions in life. Ms. Acampora strives to provide a non-judgmental, safe environment and strongly believes in taking the time to make connections and build therapeutic relationships as she feels it is one of the most important aspects for meaningful and effective treatment. Ms. Acampora is a motivated, empathetic, and compassionate therapist that strongly advocates and is committed to working creatively and collaboratively with all individuals and families.