Geena Lovallo, MFT
Professional Counselor Associate
Geena Lovallo, MFT, treats individuals, couples and and families of all
ages at the Behavioral Wellness Clinic (BWC). She specializes in
obsessive-compulsive disorder, race-based stress and trauma, general
stress, anxiety, relationships and families, LGBTQ Issues, and bereavement.
At BWC, Geena utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), functional
analytic psychotherapy (FAP), and systems therapy. She believes everyone
has the strength and power to change their life in meaningful ways.
Geena is a client-centered therapist with a warm presence and open mind
when working with all individuals.
Geena completed her bachelor's degree in psychology from University of
Bridgeport, and went on to obtain her Masters in Marriage and Family
Therapy from Southern Connecticut State University, which is accredited by the Commission
on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy, ensuring
the highest quality training.
In the past Geena has worked at The Family Clinic, treating individuals
and couples. She has received additional clinical training in addiction
disorders, where she worked with adult men and women with substance
abuse/co-occurring mental health disorders. She has experience
facilitating intensive outpatient patient substance abuse and anger
management groups. When she is not seeing clients at the clinic, she is
working with the Fathers for Change research study at Yale's Child Study
Center Study, where she uses the Duluth model to help adult men work
through domestic and intimate partner violence.
Geena believes in the inherent value of each individual and has a
passion of the healing of those who have been marginalized or mistreated
due to their identities. She helps clients find clarity and peace in who
they are and hope for the future.