The Trauma Recovery Clinic

All survivors of trauma deserve hope and healing.

The Trauma Recovery Clinic (TRC) at The Rowan Center offers long-term, trauma-informed clinical therapy to help survivors of trauma heal. 

If you or someone you know has experienced trauma of any kind, our team of therapists is here to help. Connect with the Trauma Recovery Clinic today to learn more about the services we offer, including talk therapy, EMDR, and other clinical therapy modalities. 

We are currently serving trauma victims and survivors on the HUSKY health insurance plan. Clients must be at least 18 years old. 

The TRC is fully licensed by the CT Department of Public Health. 

Meet our Team

Luke Robbins, LCSW

Clinical Director (EN/ES/FR)

EMDRIA-Approved Facilitator and EMDR Certified Provider

Luke Robbins (he/him/his) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Certified EMDR Provider, an EMDRIA-approved EMDR Consultant, and an Approved EMDR Facilitator. Luke received his MSW from the University of Chicago in 2015 and is licensed in Connecticut, Indiana, and Maine.

Luke started at The Rowan Center in the Fall of 2019 as the Director of Counseling. Since then, Luke has served as the supervisor and coordinator of our master’s-level counseling internship program, and as our Chief Operating Officer, before transitioning to his current role of Clinical Director in June of 2023. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Trauma Recovery Clinic at The Rowan Center, Luke continues to provide clinical supervision to the LMSWs on our staff, as well as to the MSW interns in both our short-term crisis counseling program and in the clinic.

Luke is able to offer direct client services in English, French, and Spanish. He has experience working with clients exhibiting symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, and OCD, as well as victims and survivors of sexual violence, first responders, adults who suffered trauma as children, anger issues, difficulties with self-esteem and self-reliance, sleep disturbance, and individuals who identify as sex addicts.

Isabel Negron, LMSW

Bilingual Staff Therapist (EN/ES)

EMDR Provider

Isabel Negron (she/her) is a Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW) and an EMDR provider since 2022. She is working towards her Certified EMDR Therapist status. Isabel received her MSW from Fairfield University in 2022 and is licensed in Connecticut. 

Isabel started at The Rowan Center in the Fall of 2021 as a master’s-level intern before being asked to join our team after graduating with her MSW.  She served as our Bilingual (EN/ES) Intake Coordinator before transitioning into her current role as our first Bilingual (EN/ES) Staff Therapist at the Trauma Recovery Clinic at TRC.

Isabel is able to offer direct client services in English and Spanish. She has experience working with clients exhibiting symptoms of depression, anxiety, and PTSD, and especially with victims and survivors of sexual violence and other forms of trauma.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long are the sessions?

Sessions are scheduled for 60 minutes and last between 53 and 59 minutes.

What should I expect at my first session?

The first session is focused on making sure each client understands their rights and responsibilities and setting expectations for working together. The remaining time is spent starting on the initial diagnostic assessment and settling on the client’s desired treatment goals.

What documents do I need to bring?

Our system will offer new clients the opportunity to complete their intake forms and upload photos of necessary documents prior to their first session. For clients who prefer to do that in person, a government-issued photo ID and HUSKY card are required at intake.

What types of trauma can you help?

According to the American Psychological Association, trauma is “an emotional response to a terrible event like an accident, crime, natural disaster, physical or emotional abuse, neglect, experiencing or witnessing violence, death of a loved one, war, and more. Immediately after the event, shock and denial are typical. Longer term reactions include unpredictable emotions, flashbacks, strained relationships, and even physical symptoms like headaches or nausea.” Our team members are trained to support clients who have experienced any of those examples of trauma, as well as others not listed, including domestic violence. Specifically, every member of our team is a Certified Sexual Violence Crisis Counselor and Advocate in the State of Connecticut and is specially trained to support victims and survivors of sexual violence.

How does HUSKY insurance work at the clinic?

Adult prospective clients who have HUSKY insurance will have their coverage verified by our team before the first session wherever possible, and otherwise before a second session. For clients whose coverage is confirmed, no further action is required on the part of the client. Our team will take care of all billing and reimbursement matters. 

It is important to note that HUSKY prohibits providers from charging any fee directly to the client, including for no-shows and late cancellations. As such, it is important for our clients to know that attendance to scheduled sessions is very important, and that a pattern of missed sessions can result in termination of services. Those policies are outlined in the documents provided to the client at intake.

Contact the Trauma Recovery Clinic

Fax: 203-658-6259

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