Acclaim Behavioral Services Providers

Our licensed psychologists are skilled and highly trained to serve the needs of children, adolescents and adults with a variety of behavioral, emotional and psychological problems. Our goal is to help our patients overcome their obstacles and challenges so that they may continue to lead prosperous and healthy lives.

  • Steven Bonanno, Psy.D.
    Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Owner

    Dr. Bonanno is a licensed clinical psychologist in Connecticut and founder of Acclaim Behavioral Services, LLC.  He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Hartford in 2004.  Dr. Bonanno completed his pre-doctoral internship at UMASS Memorial Hospital’s Worcester Youth Guidance Center and has received extensive training from a variety of clinical placements.  Dr. Bonanno has gained valuable knowledge and exposure working in mental health clinics, inpatient hospitals, college counseling centers, and private practice agencies.  He specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with behavioral, emotional and psychological problems.  In addition, he also conducts psychotherapy for adults and couples.  Dr. Bonanno provides individual, couples, family and group therapy.  He has been in full-time independent practice since 2007.  Dr. Bonanno has provided clinical and behavioral consultation to schools and daycare centers.  His clinical interests include anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, ADHD, disruptive behaviors, parent-child relationship difficulties, parenting skills, and marital problems.  Dr. Bonanno utilizes an integrative approach to psychotherapy.  He skillfully applies behavioral, cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, interpersonal and psychodynamic modalities in his treatment approach.  Dr. Bonanno believes in establishing a positive rapport with all of his patients and deems this an integral component to successful treatment.  He embraces a collaborative approach with families, schools and other care providers in order to promote growth and wellness.

    Tel. 860-432-1199 ext. 302
    Fax 860-432-1152
    Email Dr. Bonanno

  • Janis I. Briga, Ph.D.
    Licensed Psychologist

    Dr. Briga has a wealth of experience and knowledge that serve him well in his therapy approaches.  He is both extraordinarily skilled and personable.  Dr. Briga conducts individual, couples and family therapy for adolescents and adults.  He has treated all age groups in a variety of clinical settings from correctional institutions to outpatient mental health clinics.  In addition to his role as a psychotherapist, Dr. Briga’s background includes psychological assessment, working as a consultant to governmental agencies and supervising and training other clinical psychologists. His clinical interests include mood disorders, anxiety, depression, aggressive behaviors, family dysfunction, marital problems, borderline personality disorders and much more.

    Tel. 860-432-1199 ext. 303
    Fax 860-432-1152
    Email Dr. Briga

  • Sarah Crawford, Psy.D.
    Licensed Psychologist

    Dr. Crawford  is a licensed clinical psychologist. She received her doctoral degree from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco and spent the majority of her training and post-graduate placements working with children and families in community mental health settings. Dr. Crawford provides individual, couples and family therapy. She has worked with children from pre-school age to late adolescence and has provided clinical and behavioral consultation to schools. Her interests include anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, attachment issues, disruptive behaviors, parent-child relationship difficulties, parenting skills, learning difficulties and social skills deficits. Her approach to therapy involves creating a collaborative relationship with families in order to increase self-understanding and promote growth and change. Dr. Crawford is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Western Massachusetts and Albany Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology. 

    Tel. 860-432-1199 ext. 304
    Fax 860-432-1152
    Email Dr. Crawford