Staff

Laurie Collins

Laurie Collins, BHA, RPN

Executive Director

860.824.4720
lcollins@hysbct.org

Laurie Collins worked in various senior management positions throughout her career in Ontario, Canada. She last served as Director of Disability Services at JVS Toronto, where she provided leadership and oversight for day support and employment programs for people with disabilities. Laurie previously managed a program that supported initiatives to better resolve patient complaints, and spent eight years as Clinical Manager and then Director of the Geneva Center for Autism, providing guidance, analyzing community needs and designing group services and programs for children, youth and adults. Laurie has a baccalaureate degree in Health Administration with a major in Health Services Management from Ryerson University and a registered practical nursing degree.

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Erin P. Swett, LCSW

Clinical Director

860.824.4720
eswett@hysbct.org 

Erin comes to HYSB with over 15 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents and adults,in addition to many years of clinical leadership and supervision. Erin is skilled in trauma informed therapies, play focused therapies, crisis response, and the treatment of substance use disorders. In addition, Erin is a  registered yoga teacher with extensive training in trauma informed yoga practices. She is trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and
Reprocessing), CIT (Crisis Intervention Training) and Acudetox. Erin enjoys building community  collaborations, creating and implementing clinical programs and providing clinical consultation and supervision.  Erin and her family have been a residents of the Region One community for the past 5 years, affording her a great understanding of the unique needs of the community.

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Theresa Kosch, LMSW

Clinician

860.824.4720

tkosch@hysbct.org 

Theresa Kosch is a licensed social worker. She earned her Master’s degree from the University of Connecticut in Hartford, CT. Theresa has experience working with adolescents and families in both residential and outpatient setting. Theresa has extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in addition to   trauma focused play therapy. In addition, Theresa has expertise in treating substance use disorders in both adolescents and adults and weaves mindfulness strategies into her practice.