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For Darien, CT families, Anxiety Institute supports families by offering individual anxiety treatment and a specialized Intensive Outpatient Program to treat ages 13-25. Our professional clinicians customize treatment plans to each client specifically, allowing them to face and overcome anxiety.
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Dina Nunziato, PhD
Chief Clinical Officer
Dr. Dina Nunziato has spent nearly two decades working with young adults in anxiety-related clinical and educational settings.
Prior to joining the Anxiety Institute, Dina was the Director of Counseling & Psychological Services at Sarah Lawrence College (SLC) from 2009-2020 supervising a team of mental health and medical health providers. While at SLC, Dina designed and implemented a highly successful student self-care program, facilitating student resilience and anxiety management through a mind-body approach to wellness. Dina also spearheaded faculty, staff, and parent training designed to support healthy conversations around mental health issues. For more than a decade, Dina served as an adjunct professor at Integrated Clinical Practice New York University’s Graduate School of Social Work.
Dina specializes in cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and related disorders. Her research and publications include the use of evidenced-based mindfulness techniques to support anxiety management, academic success, and emotional well-being. She recently completed a doctoral dissertation entitled Embodied Learning Communities of Practice in Addressing College Student Anxiety.
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“My personal knowledge and experience of anxiety and fear, as a victim and as a conqueror, has gifted me the valuable asset of emotional intelligence. Knowledge and experience that will give me the empathy to connect with others and the grit to overcome adversity.”
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About Darien, CT
Darian, CT is a town situated on the Gold Coast of Connecticut, roughly 37 miles northeast of New York City. It is renowned for its prosperous neighborhoods, upscale shopping areas like Noroton Heights, and an array of cultural landmarks, such as the Darien Historical Society. The town boasts a collection of esteemed public and private schools and is nearby institutions of higher learning, like the University of Connecticut Stamford branch, solidifying its reputation as an educational cornerstone in the region. Darien is blessed with scenic splendor, providing locals and tourists alike with picturesque beaches, parks, and recreational areas.
The town has a varied demographic, yet there’s a predominant affluent undertone, attracting a substantial number of well-settled families and individuals who appreciate its esteemed educational institutions and quality living standards. The population reflects a blend of ages, but there’s a prominent composition of established families and professionals.
Darian is deeply rooted in community and familial values, presenting a plethora of activities and services tailored for families. As a result, the community actively promotes conversations around mental well-being, ensuring available resources for challenges like stress, anxiety, and other related issues.
Darien, CT Statistics:
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2 Public Schools