FUNdraiser at Muse Paintbar!

CCGC visited Muse Paintbar in Glastonbury last night for a fun evening of painting and socializing while raising awareness and funds for Programs related to Domestic Violence at the Clinic. CCGC offers Victims of Crime Assistance services and also Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to children and their families, work that is closely tied with…

47 Years of Service

On July 1, Cliff Johnson, the executive director of the Community Child Guidance Clinic retired after 47 years of service. Cliff’s career in the mental health field began and ended with CCGC. He devoted his time, and energy to serving the children and families in Manchester and various surrounding towns. On May 21st, 2016 many…

Talking to Children about Tragedy

In the wake of the Orlando shootings, questions often rise around talking with children about what is happening and how they might be feeling. The national association for school psychologists offers some great tips on talking with children about violence and other tragic events. Reassure children that they are safe. Validate their feelings Make time to…

8th Annual Connecticut TF-CBT Conference

The 8th Annual Connecticut TF-CBT Conference was held Thursday May 12th, at the Hilton Hotel in Hartford. The conference included workshops, presentations, and guidance for effective practices. Two of our staff members, Tanja Larsen and Erica Mott, gave a presentation! Title: Practice through Ages and Stages Looking for some new ideas on how to implement…