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Margaret O'Connell

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Margaret O’Connell is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over twenty years of experience as both a Social Worker and Classroom Teacher. She has worked with children from infancy to age five, ages six to ten as well as adults. She is a relationship-based therapist with extensive experience helping people find meaning and resilience within relationships as they navigate: Developmental Disabilities, Challenging Behaviors, Trauma, Anxiety, Depression, Foster care and Adoption. She utilizes a variety of treatment modalities including: Psychodynamic therapy, Internal Family Systems with EMDR interweaves, CBT, ACT, DBT, Trauma informed approaches, Complicated Grief Treatment, Perinatal/Postpartum Psychotherapy,  Child Parent Psychotherapy, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration tools, Sand tray/Sand play Therapy and Behavioral Approaches. She is a Certified Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator and facilitates/supports trainings on Attachment, Brain Development, Trauma, Culture, and Reflective Supervision with Connecticut Association for Infant Mental Health.


  • Virtual


  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Challenging Behaviors
  • Child Parent Psychotherapy
  • Children
  • Circle Of Security Parenting Program
  • DBT
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Family
  • Foster Care And Adoption
  • Perinatal Depression
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma