Danielle Cormier is a Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselor through the state of Connecticut. Danielle attended Western Connecticut State University and completed her undergraduate in Criminal Justice. She recently graduated from Post University in 2020 and earned a Master’s degree in Human Services and Counseling with a concentration in drugs and alcohol. She worked her way through multiple programs over the past 8+ years to gain more experience and learn; residential setting for young adults suffering from mental health disorders; residential setting for adult women who suffer from substance use disorders self-referred and court mandated; adult behavioral health in-patient unit within a hospital setting; and currently serves individuals who suffer from substance use disorders in an out-patient methadone clinic.
Danielle’s overall goal as a therapist is to help patients begin to feel stable and have a healthy lifestyle while working towards their goals. Danielle utilizes motivational interviewing, person-centered therapy, and solution focused brief therapy. Danielle works with young adults and adult women & men who suffer from addiction both alcohol and drugs, depression, and anxiety. Danielle will assist patients’ in identifying their triggers as some triggers could be obvious as others can be unknown to the individual. Danielle will encourage patients’ to utilize coping mechanisms such as grounding techniques, exercise, healthy diets, deep breathing and good hygiene. Danielle invites patients to work with her in a non-judgmental, safe, and empathetic environment while meeting them where they are at with their recovery of addiction/mental health stability. Danielle believes helping others and watching them succeed and grow is where she fits best for her career.