Nagi is the owner of Wolf Spirit Wellness and Counseling and has a bachelors degree in alternative medicine and has vast experience in holistic nutrition, shamanism, health and fitness. He has 20 years experience as a massage therapist in addition to his natural gift for energy work.
Julie has over 25 years experience in the medical field working as a psychiatric and administrative RN. She began her second career by obtaining her bachelors in psychology and her Masters in Human Services with a certification in clinical counseling and forensic mental health. She meets the client where they are emotionally and academically and offers multiple alternative therapies in addition to traditional mental health counseling. She specializes in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Cluster B Personality Disorders. Julie can be reached at extension 101
Diane handles accounts receivables, payables, payroll, human resources and insurance.She comes to Wolf Spirit with many years of experience in the administrative field and is the person who keeps things running smoothly. Diane can be reached at extension 102
LeeAnne is our receptionist who is also a Reiki Master practiitioner. She has a certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist from Goodwin College. LeeAnne can be reached at extension 1000.
Caitlin Hughes is a passionate board-certified and licensed professional counselor currently serving families and individuals in Southeastern Connecticut. Caitlin graduated Summa Cum Laude from Fairfield Universityś Counselor Education Program in 2017 where she was the recipient of the Deanś Award of Excellence in Counselor Education. Since graduating, Caitlin has worked in residential, college and private practice settings and enjoys working with individuals and families of all ages. Caitlin utilizes evidence based techniques as well as the therapeutic relationship to help clients learn to navigate their emotions, relationships and environments with confidence and nonjudgmental awareness. Research interests include horticultural and nature based therapies, mind-body interventions for the treatment of trauma and other stressor related disorders, expressive arts therapy, veteran reintegration to civilian life and program design. Caitlin is a member in good standing of the American Counseling Association, Connecticut Counseling Association, Chi Sigma Iota and the National Board of Certified Counselors. Caitlin can be reached at extension 103.
Jake Coopersmith has his Bachelor's in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy, and his Masters' in Mental Health Counseling. Experiences include working in the healthcare/therapeutic field for five years through a multitude of therapeutic healthcare facilities including: rest-home's, inpatient psychiatric hospital's, outpatient therapeutic offices, and provided in-home family therapy to at-risk teens and adolescents. Specializations include: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy and Reality-Therapy, with a concentration in Grief Counseling and treating victim's of Narcissistic Trauma-Bonded Relationships. Through a Person-Centered Holistic approach, treatment encompasses healthy physical, emotional, and psychological healing that combines therapeutic practices and utilizing the client's innate skills and resources to reach the client's life-long therapeutic goals.
Jake can be reached at extension 104
Tanya Strontzer is a LPCA from Fairfield University. She has extensive experience working with children as well as adults of all ages. She specializes in a variety of diagnoses including but not limited to anxiety, depression, PTSD and ADHD. She is also working toward animal assisted therapy. Tanya can be reached at extension 105.
Ferris Clare is a National Certified Counselor whose practice is part of our Therapy in Motion (TIM) Program. She has a
Master of Science degree in Clinical Counseling, and over 13 years of professional experience in the area of social services having worked with children, adolescents, and adults from all backgrounds. Ferris is warm, compassionate, attentive, and supportive in all of her ways.
She believes in the power of resilience and has found that the strength of each individual is often times found in the midst of the deepest feelings of powerlessness. Ferris can be reached at extension 106
Hope Mosier has a bachelor's degree in communications with a minor in sociology from Ithaca College. Hope is currently completing her master's degree in marriage and family therapy through Capella University. Hope has been working in the human services field for eight years and has a great deal of experience working with individuals struggling with mental health as well as substance abuse and trauma. While Hope specializes in couples and family therapy, she also works at an individual level with clients of all ages. Hope's therapeutic approach is solution-focused which allows the client(s) to work at their own pace with the positive and encouraging support of the clinician in order for them to reach their goals. Hope can be reached at extension 107.