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.

Bethany Keck

Bethany Keck, LCSW

Supervising Clinician

860.824.4720

bkeck@hysbct.org 

Bethany Keck is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and received her Master’s Degree from Columbia University.  Bethany has been working with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, family, parent, and group settings for more than 10 years. She specializes in working with children and adolescents in a wide ranges of areas that include anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, adoption and foster care, grief, sexual orientation and gender identification.  Bethany is trained in CBT, TF-CBT, EMDR and CTG (childhood traumatic grief).  Bethany has been involved in the Region 1 area for 25 years, lived in the region for 12 years, and has a son in the school district. 

 

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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.