Evelyn G. Sarpong
Evelyn G. Sarpong became interested in the mental health field after working in a psychiatrist’s office as an office manager. Her love of people and the Christian faith inspired her first to get training in Pastoral Counseling and Ministerial Leadership at Southeastern University.
Then she went to earn a Master's degree in Mental Health counseling at Liberty University.
Evelyn is a nationally board-certified and licensed professional counselor associate in Connecticut. Also, she is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Connecticut Counseling Association. Evelyn is a caring and empathic professional who genuinely enjoys being a fellow traveler on an individual’s road to wellness. She understands that family environment, birth order, early childhood experiences, and a person’s cultural context in the world influence personality development.
Evelyn enjoys working with individuals who have experienced trauma, anxiety, depression and individuals affected by substance abuse/dependency in order to attain drug-free, productive, and meaningful lives.
Evelyn’s role is to help the client see the connection between their experiences and behaviors to identify and develop new patterns where healthy coping skills are utilized. Evelyn utilizes Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), and Motivational Interviewing skills to provide non-judgmental feedback and set collaborative goals.
Evelyn is married with two teenage children and they have lived in Connecticut since 2009.