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About Me

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Sydney Dawson, MS, LPC-A

Professional Counselor Associate / Psychotherapist

Aetna, Anthem, BC/BS, Beacon, Cigna, Evernorth, HUSKY

Sydney holds a Bachelor of Psychology & Music from Roger Williams University and a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU). She is a Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in the State of Connecticut.  

Clinically trained at SCSU, Sydney's training focused on working with neurodevelopmental disorders, behavioral issues, autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, anxiety, depression, or bipolar disorders, life changes, trauma and PTSD, self harm, and much more.


Sydney's approach developed during her academic and experiential work as well as many diverse post graduate trainings. This training includes a rich foundation in:

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Solution Focused Therapy

Dialectical Behavioral Skills Training (DBT)

Trauma Focused Therapies

Motivational Interviewing

Mindfulness Based Therapies

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Family Therapy approaches

She regularly attends clinical trainings to keep current on knowledge and skills relating to specific treatment approaches as well as furthering her expertise in the science of behavior, human development across the lifespan, and emotional and psychological wellness.   


Sydney began working with children and adults with neurodivergence within school systems as a behavioral technician throughout CT in special education with paraprofessionals and BCBAs to help with the development of DTI centered curriculum as well as support special education students social/emotional needs. She currently specializes in various areas such as educational needs and assisting in social-emotional learning, language, communication, and behavioral interventions as well as general clinical mental health treatment with people across the lifespan. 

Sydney is highly experienced in working closely with other medical and mental health professionals, school professionals, and other community associations to help people gain relief from symptoms while developing greater insight and awareness, reducing problematic or disruptive behaviors, improving interpersonal, family, academic, career and community functioning, and overall well being. 

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