Meet Our Team

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Owner, Program Director

Chris Albini

LPC

Deciding to attend therapy is a courageous act that can result in life altering outcomes. Therapy is a process where we work together to find and achieve positive change. I have extensive training and experience in...

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Therapist

Daniel Carini

LCSW

I got my first taste of mental health work before graduating college. Taking on the role of a therapeutic mentor for struggling teens, as well as a Head Start volunteer, I was employed in a number of helping roles as I found my career path in...

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Therapist

Monique Edwards

LCSW

My journey as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker has been both personally and professionally rewarding. I received an undergraduate degree from the University of West Indies in Jamaica and I majored in Political Science. At that time, I wanted to make a change in the lives of others and

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Therapist

Brian Johnson

LCSW

Congratulations!, first for identifying a problem and secondly for taking the difficult but important first step to connect with services. If we ignore what impacts our emotional well-being all other areas of our life can be affected. Having an attentive and supportive therapist...

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Therapist

Alex Palmieri

LPC

As great as life can be, we often find ourselves faced with unexpected challenges that we may struggle to deal with and overcome. Sometimes we are able to overcome these obstacles on our own, but then there are times where we could really use a helping hand to assist us. As a therapist...

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Therapist

Jessica Smith

LCSW

Throughout the course of our lives, there are many experiences that we go through. Some of these are full of joy and leave us looking back with fondness. Other memories and moments that we have can be painful and it is helpful to have someone in our lives who can...

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Therapist
 

Kim Bacon-Torres

LMFT

Life is a journey that can present us with both opportunities and challenges. Often we do our very best to find the most fulfilling path on our journey. But life doesn’t come with a map and sometimes we can get lost or stuck. Whether this is...

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Billing Specialist

Caitlyn Bouchard

I graduated from the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Science in legal studies and a minor in accounting. I’ve worked in large law firms across the state of Connecticut over the last 17 years as a Paralegal and Financial Manager. I've always...

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Hartford Site Lead

Jessica Boland

LMFT

I believe that people are their own best resource for finding strength and understanding their past to improve and heal their present. My role as a therapist is to...

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Therapist

Ashley DaCosta

LCSW

The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide that you are not going to stay where you are. Allow yourself to begin your journey towards wellness and generate positive change in your life. I believe that building trust is an essential step to...

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Bilingual:

Polish

Agatha Giliberto

APRN

As Cornerstone Counseling Center’s APRN, I provide medication management for our clients. My clinical experience includes working on various floors at Hartford Hospital including a medicine-teaching floor with mostly adult patients. After earning my masters degree , I gained experience working with..

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School Liason

Emily Kahnke

LMFT

For some, the decision to come to therapy can be difficult.  We often ask ourselves, “Am I doing the right thing?”, “ What are those ‘things’ that I need to do in order to be successful or satisfied or even happy with my life?” “What will others think of me if they know I am in therapy?”...

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Therapist

Jack Ryan

LPC

I believe that every person contains within them the strength they need to begin leading a better life. Sometimes we need a professional to help us recognize the roots of the counterproductive thinking and behavior that get in the way of our goals.  As an EMDR therapist...

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Therapist

Taylor Tacinelli

LMFT

It is my passion to work with individuals and families as they experience life’s joys, challenges, and transitions. I believe in creating a safe and supportive environment in which we can work toward their goals and reach their fullest potential. I create a space...

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Therapist

Courtney Wolf

LPC

My passion has always been to work with individuals to increase their overall happiness, build upon their strengths, and encourage them to never give up on their goals and dreams. Life can come with many challenges and roadblocks on the path to our success and satisfaction. As your therapist...

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Therapist

Elizabeth Borquin 

LCSW

There may be times in life when we become overwhelmed, and it can be beneficial to have help navigating and learning ways to cope. Therapy offers hope for change, healing, and growth. My approach is...

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Therapist
Bilingual:
Spanish

Julia Echevarria

LCSW

Life is full of joys, challenges, transitions, and opportunities for growth. We may find that there are times in our journey when we can benefit from someone walking alongside us and helping us to meet the challenges we are facing. As a therapist, it is my privilege to

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Therapist

Jenna Harma

LPC

As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I have worked in the mental health field for many years. I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and their families. My clinical experience includes working with youth ages 5 through 17 in a variety of...

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Therapist

Jordan Montague

LMFT

Sometimes the only way we can make a change is when the thought of staying the same is more distressing than doing something different. I am here to help guide you through that discomfort and to assist you in exploring new solutions.   

I believe that building a trusting and genuine relationship with your therapist is an essential...

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Therapist

Myriah Sipperly

LPC

Life can be challenging at times and things can get messy or become difficult to navigate, but I believe that each individual is capable of success when they are armed with the right tools and strategies. They can develop the necessary skills to counteract...

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Planstville Site Lead

Kate Tansley

LPC

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who provides mindful and effective support to individuals who have potentially hit roadblocks and feel as if they're not sure where to turn next.  I utilize active listening skills, interpersonal connection, and understanding to...

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Office 

Coordinator

Stephanie Stewart

Making the decision to start counseling is a big step that takes courage. To me it is necessary you are met with the utmost sensitivity and understanding.  As Office Coordinator I am happy to assist you at the very start of your journey to self-improvement. My role is...