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Bob Vietro, MS, LADC, ICGCII​

PRIMARY THERAPIST

Since 1988, Bob has treated and studied substance misuse/disorders and process addictions, including gambling.  He has practiced in both residential and outpatient treatment settings.  Bob also has extensive experience in planning and facilitating family Interventions and mediation.

 

The focus of his treatment approach is to help his clients modify their presenting behaviors in order to reduce harmful consequences and to attend to the emotional and situational factors that underlie their actions.  Inherent in his approach and personal style, he creates an environment for his clients that is free of judgment and stigma.

Bob has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from NYU and a Master's Degree in Counseling and Addictions Studies. He is a Connecticut State Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) and an International Certified Gambling Counselor (ICCGCII).   He has attended training and received certification from the Johnson Institute for Interventions.

 

In 2014, Bob received an award from the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling in recognition of his contribution to the field and work in problem gambling as well as a Certificate of Special Recognition from U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal.