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I would like to say a few words about [Connecticut Counseling & Wellness (formerly the Counseling Center of Waterbury)]. I have been going to group meetings on Tuesday nights for over two years. God only knows where my life would be if I didn’t find this place. It has been an enlightening experience and I have learned a lot about sobriety. I have met many interesting people from all walks of life. If it’s time for you to take that big step, this is the place to do it. Thanks to Ed Edgar and his staff. – Tom
Being forced to go to outpatient drug counseling by the judicial system changed my life in a very positive way. I am now a functional member of society as well as a family man. I do not feel ashamed anymore to walk around people as I did when I was high. Going to [Connecticut Counseling & Wellness (formerly the Counseling Center of Waterbury)] has made me realize that it’s not hard to quit dope with the proper help. It was always easier to just quit on myself. I am very thankful, even though it took the legal system to get me moving so that I could finally get my life together. – A.N.
My name is Paul Distasio and I am the chief probation officer in the Waterbury Adult Probation Supervision office. I am very familiar with Mr. Edgar and the [Connecticut Counseling & Wellness (formerly the Counseling Center of Waterbury)]. I have worked with him since 1991 when I was a Probation Officer in Bristol. I transferred to Waterbury in 1995 and continued to make client referrals to [Connecticut Counseling & Wellness (formerly the Counseling Center of Waterbury)]. Mr. Edgar and his staff have always acted in a highly professional manner. In addition, he is very fair with clients and treats them with dignity and respect. The clients have always received professional treatment in a group setting as well as in an individual setting. Mr. Edgar does a wide range of counseling from substance abuse treatment, family counseling to anger management. [Connecticut Counseling & Wellness (formerly the Counseling Center of Waterbury)] is a well respected treatment provider in the community and continues to be an asset to probation, the court and the citizens of the greater Waterbury area. – Paul Distasio, Probation Officer
Connecticut Counseling & Wellness, Substance Abuse Counseling, Wolcott, CT