Employee

Developing New, Helpful Thought Patterns

Patricia Connors, program director for CHD’s Two Rivers Recovery Center for Women in Greenfield, has a favorite saying: “If you give what you gave, you’ll
Read More
Employee

Changing Young Lives at Goodwin House

“This is the first time I’ve gone bowling sober,” said the 15-year-old boy to Goodwin House Program Director Jena Cooper. A resident in Goodwin House’s
Read More
Employee

“I love my team”

When asked for her biggest “win” in her career, Mary Loomis, Program Director of CHD’s Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic in Easthampton, said a recent victory
Read More
Employee

“Don’t be ashamed of your story”

Sang Pham, a clinical social worker at CHD’s Pine Street Behavioral Health Clinic, pointed to a sign in her office that sums up what Mental
Read More
Employee

Gaining Confidence and Knowledge

Emily Bloch is a clinical social work intern at CHD’s Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic in Greenfield. In her final semester in Westfield State University’s Master
Read More
Employee

“I'm very proud to be a part of this program”

“I wanted to give back what was given to me,” said Kimberly Froebel about her motivation to become a recovery specialist at CHD. Indeed, she
Read More
Employee

Internships a Pathway to Success

When asked how valuable internships are for students interested in the field of behavioral health, LICSW Dominique Wells doesn’t hesitate to affirm their importance. She
Read More
Employee

From CHD Intern to Clinician to Clinical Supervisor

Stephanie Delano is an LICSW clinical supervisor at CHD’s Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic in Easthampton, where she is responsible for day-to-day management of clinic staff
Read More
Employee

Building Therapeutic Relationships

Shayna Cole, an LICSW clinician at CHD’s Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic in Easthampton, said she went into social work to help people who are struggling
Read More
Employee

Delivering a Proven Treatment Model

The clinical treatment model used by the Iris Home, CHD’s newest intensive residential rehabilitation home for men in New Hartford, CT, is called Trauma Informed Positive
Read More