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Child & Adolescent Outpatient Clinic At The Institute Of Living
200 Retreat Ave.   
HartfordCT 06106
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Practice Info
The Institute of Living's Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic is dedicated to promoting and restoring the mental health needs of the young people of the Hartford area and their families. The clinic, established in 1954, has a long tradition of service to the Hartford area community. The operating costs of the clinic are jointly borne by Hartford Hospital and by a child guidance clinic grant from the Department of Children and Families.

Clinical Services Include:
Assessment
Individual Psychotherapy and Case Management
Group Therapy
Family Therapy
Medication Clinic
Substance Abuse Consultation
Multifamily Groups
Outreach Services
Bilingual/Bicultural Services
Eligibility
The clinic provides mental health services to children, adolescents and their families. The clinic accepts Medicaid and commercial insurance. A sliding fee scale is available.

Medication Clinic
Child and adolescent psychiatrists are available to prescribe and monitor ongoing psychiatric medications. Treatment in the medication clinic requires an initial diagnostic evaluation, and at least monthly participation in psychotherapy with a mental health clinician (clinical social worker, advanced practice registered nurse, or psychologist). The medication clinic is held Tuesday-Thursday. Referrals are made to the Director of Ambulatory Services at (860) 545-7239.

Assessment, Consultation, and Treatment with:
Developmental Issues of Childhood and Adolescence
Depression
Mood and Anxiety Disorders
Relational Difficulties
Problems Coping with Life Transitions
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Attachment Disorders
Family Violence
Neuropsychotic Disorders
Eating Disturbances
Parenting Issues
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy
 Addiction / Drug Rehab
 Adolescents
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
 Bicultural Difficulties
 Body Image Issues
 Caregiver Issues
 Children's Counseling
 Chronic Illness
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Couples Therapy
 Depression
 Divorce
 Domestic Violence
 Eating Disorders
 Gay or Lesbian Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Herpes and STD Counseling
 Learning Disabilities
 Life Transitions
 Loneliness
 Marriage & Family Therapy
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Premarital Counseling
 Psychoanalysis
 Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Relationship Issues
 Self Esteem Issues
 Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Sexual Dysfunction
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Women's Issues
 Work and Career Issues
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