Ian Parker LCSW Therapist at Newport Academy

THERAPIST

Ian Parker, LCSW

Ian Parker, LCSW, has experience working with adolescent populations in a variety of settings. At Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, Connecticut, Ian served as a psychiatric clinician, facilitating intensive outpatient groups for ages 13 to 18 and providing outpatient therapy for adults. Prior to this position, he was clinical care coordinator for Connecticut Junior Republic’s Winchester Therapeutic Group Home, providing individual, family, and group counseling in a residential setting for adolescent boys ages 14 to 21. Ian also worked as a clinician in the Child Guidance Clinic of Family and Children’s Aid in Waterbury, Connecticut, and in Catholic Charities’ Court Support Services Division, Torrington, Connecticut.

Newport Academy…in his own words

“Newport Academy offers a place where teens can find healing and wellness, and I am honored to help make a difference in their lives.”—Ian Parker

Select Achievements

  • Master’s degree in social work from the University of Connecticut, West Hartford
  • Undergraduate degree in social work from Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
  • Certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Trained in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and the Risking Connections therapeutic model