Kurt Arsenault, LCSW

Executive Director

Kurt Arsenault is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has worked with teens and their families in treatment settings for the past 25 years.  After completing his undergraduate degrees in psychology and sociology at the University of Connecticut, Kurt went on to receive his Master’s Degree in Social Work at the University of Connecticut School of Social Work. In 2018, Kurt was selected for and completed the University of Connecticut Social Work Fellows Certificate Program in Supervision.  Kurt previously worked in roles including Primary Therapist, Senior Family Therapist, Associate Clinical Director, and Clinical Director.

Throughout his career, Kurt has focused on working with youth and families impacted by trauma and struggling with attachment difficulties utilizing a variety of treatment modalities and strengths based approaches towards healing.   In working with young people, Kurt focuses on core principles of honesty, authenticity, and the importance of remaining present.   Kurt has received extensive training in DBT, TF-CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Attachment Based Family Therapy, where he worked with the model developers at Drexel University to integrate the model into a residential treatment setting.

Outside of work, Kurt enjoys reading and being active outdoors with his wife and four children.