Olivia Lynch, MS, LPC: Individual and Family Therapist for Newport Academy


Olivia Lynch, MS, LPC

Olivia Lynch, MS, LPC, has been in the mental health field for 14 years. She is passionate about supporting teenagers to bring out their best. In her previous position, she was a clinician and counselor for Family and Children’s Aid in Danbury, Connecticut. Here, she provided Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services.

Olivia holds a national certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. In addition, her training includes the reception of her role as a Life is Good Playmaker. This practice focuses on strengthens and heals children through play. In 2012 and 2013, she provided crisis and grief counseling to families and community members impacted by the Sandy Hook tragedy.

In her downtime, Olivia enjoys skiing, travel, and spending time with family.

Newport Academy…in her own words

“At Newport Academy, every resident is treated as an individual. The team works together to give our clients the best chance at success. It is moving to see how compassionate the staff is. We are truly dedicated to making a difference.” —Olivia Lynch

Select Achievements

  • Master’s degree in Community Counseling from Western Connecticut State University
  • Undergraduate degree in psychology from Eastern Connecticut State University
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Nationally Certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist