Last updated: 11/20/2013

Diane Adelson, LCSW (860) 338-3324
Last Updated: 11/20/2013
Licensed Clinical social Worker
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Years of Experience: 20

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


CT - LCSW [000734]

Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Somatic Experiencing Practitioner

Office and Contact Information
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244 South Main Street
Colchester, CT 06415  

(860) 338-3324

Office Hours:
Mon: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Tue: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Wed: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Thu: 9:00am - 8:00pm
Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: N/A
Sun: By appointment
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 12 Hours

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Bipolar Disorders Depression Dual Diagnosis Family Issues Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Stress Trauma/PTSD Women's Issues
Also serving:
Aging Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Domestic Violence Eating Disorders Firesetting Forensic Learning Disabilities Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Pain Management Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Traumatic Brain Injury
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Body Centered Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Gestalt Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.)
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Behavioral Case Management Coaching Cognitive/Behavioral Crisis Intervention Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Dream Work or Analysis Education Consultation EMDR Feminist Holistic Imago Relationship Therapy Information and Referral Internal Family Systems (IFS) Long-Term Mediation Narrative Therapy Parent Guidance Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychodrama Psychodynamic Relational Satir Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Transactional Analysis (TA)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Family Systems Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics)
AIDS/HIV+ Brain/Head Injured Caregivers Chronic Illness Disabled Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Offenders/Perpetrators
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Jewish
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic
Professional Associations
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $75
Couples: N/A
Group: $20
Family: $100

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: No

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Information & Referral
One Hour per week for Military and Families

AETNA (Open Choice) ConnectiCare
AETNA Health Health Net
AETNA Health (Prudential Health Care Plan) Health Net (PPO)
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Anthem Health Plans) Managed Health Network
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield (Century Preferred) Northeast Healthcare Alliance (HMC PPO)
APS Healthcare Oxford Health Plans
Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program (FEP) Oxford Health Plans (Freedom and Liberty PPO Plans)
CIGNA HealthCare (PPO) United Behavioral Health (UBH)
Community Health Network of Connecticut (CHNCT) United Healthcare