Cara E. Barbierri, Psy.D.   -
About Dr. Barbierri

As someone who believes strongly in the ways psychotherapy can help both children and adults to experience emotional and/or behavioral success in school, work, within their family, and in their relationships,  I commit myself fully to my patients at all times and advocate for their well being to the best of my ability.


Areas of Specialty Include:

  • Insight-oriented psychotherapy with adolescents and adults

  • Play therapy with children

  • Anxiety disorders, depression, and trauma

  • ADD/ADHD and other behavioral disorders in children and adolescents

  • Family therapy

  • Parental guidance

  • Developmental disabilities in young children, including Autistic Spectrum Disorders

  • Psychological, Neuropsychological, and Developmental Evaluations

  • Child and adolescent educational advocacy

  • Consultation and professional development for teachers/caregivers


I completed my undergraduate education at St. Lawrence University in upstate New York and my graduate school doctoral training at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  I have experience working in residential treatment facilities for children, therapeutic day schools, a charter school system, and within the juvenile justice system with adolescent offenders.  I completed both my pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training at the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, Inc. in Stamford. I currently hold a license to practice psychology in the state of Connecticut.

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