Trish Haines Dayan, LCSW MBA JP

Trish Haines Dayan, LCSW

I am a Clinical Social Worker with more than 30 years of experience working with adults dealing with relationship problems, self-esteem issues, depression, anxiety, and other personal problems of living. My background is existential and psychodynamic, using an interactive, direct, "here and now" approach. Welcome to my website!

Professional Practice & Background

I am an MSW graduate of Bryn Mawr, with a psychotherapy practice of over 30 years. I see adults, couples, and do group therapy at my home office in Stamford, CT.

I am licensed in Connecticut (LCSW), New York (LCSW-R), and Massachusetts (LICSW). I am a member of these organizations:

In addition, I participate in at least twenty hours of continuing education per year and I am fully insured by professional liability coverage. More...

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Contact Information:

Phone: 203-329-9121


Corporate Consulting

I have an MBA from the University of Connecticut and experience as the executive director of social service agencies, doing administration, supervision of other professionals, marketing, fund-rasing, and budgeting. I bring this background to my work in corporate consulting on personnel and management issues. I have also worked for employee assistance programs, developing and managing counseling and education workshops for employees with work or personal difficulties.

Family Life Education Workshops

I have facilitated family life education workshops throughout my career with family service agencies, employee assistance programs and local community groups. I have spoken on such topics as Eldercare, Divorce, Step-Parenting, Grandparenting, and other concerns of today's families.

Justice of the Peace

I serve as a Justice of the Peace in Connecticut, happily performing marriages of both same sex and heterosexual couples. I am listed in the Stamford, CT Town Clerk's registry of JPs and I am a member of (Justices of the Peace of the U.S.) and Love Makes a Family. Click here for more about my philosophy and ideas for your ceremony.

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