Counseling & Community Services

TO MAKE A REFERRAL: Call the Secretary at (203) 468-3297 x10 to provide contact and insurance information. After verifying insurance and residency a clinician will call you back to speak with you and either make an Orientation Group appointment or suggest referrals.

The Mission of East Haven Counseling and Community Services is to improve the quality of life of the people of the Town of East Haven by providing a network of comprehensive, effective and efficient mental health services that foster self-sufficiency, dignity and respect so as to empower individuals to live up to their ultimate potential.

Please Note: As of September 1, 2012 the Town of East Haven has contracted with BHCARE, Inc., (formerly Harbor Health Services), to manage the counseling and community services department. This reorganization does not affect services to town residents.

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Elizabeth Trotta, LCSW Program Manager/Director
Mheegan Bachinski Secretary
Kelly Smith Bookkeeper/Billing
Bob Petrucelli, MPA Youth Services Coordinator (203) 468-3396
Christy DeRosa, LCSW Psychotherapist


Marcia Gonzales, LCSW
Christy DeRosa, LCSW
Dawn Renaud, LMFT, LPC
KimAnh Vu, LCSW


Hong Ju Lin, MD

Medical Director

Gordon Weiss, MD
Jaqueline Rugg, APRN