Connie M. Nickou, Psy.D. is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with more than twenty-five years of experience in working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of clinical settings. She graduated from Wesleyan University and completed her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Hartford. Dr. Nickou is currently an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine.
Dr. Nickou is skilled in providing individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. She believes in and uses evidence-based treatments. Dr. Nickou has experience, training, and expertise in the following approaches which include: Behavior Therapy, Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Play Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy. She believes that individuals have the capacity to use their unique talents and strengths to overcome a myriad of obstacles and are able to live their lives to their fullest potential. Particular areas of interest and expertise for Dr. Nickou include difficulties with mood and anxiety, acute and chronic stress, behavioral problems, high functioning autism, social and interpersonal challenges, and problems with substance abuse. She also provides diagnostic evaluations, consultations, social skills groups for children and adolescents, and educational seminars and workshops. Dr. Nickou lives in Guilford with her husband and her son.