Leveraging Knowledge and Experience
Scott M. Trefny, LPC (he/him/his)
Scott graduated with a Master's degree in Psychology from City University, New York, before completing his Master's of Community Mental Health from Western Connecticut State University. Scott started his career at New York Presbyterian Hospital where he spent over a decade providing in-patient and outpatient counseling to individuals and families with an identified affective disorder, or substance abuse issue. He then transitioned to private practice where he expanded his skill set by working with adolescents and adults struggling with social, emotional, relationship and psychiatric issues.
He believes that by learning how to build a healthier relationship with ourselves, we can build stronger, happier relationships with our families, friends and coworkers. He works with his clients from a strength-based, relational direct approach to help them find clarity, healing and peace.
Scott has been trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.