Olivia Lynch, MS, LPC

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


Olivia Lynch, MS, LPC

With more than 15 years in the treatment field, Olivia Lynch is passionate about helping people to live their best by utilizing healthy coping skills, dealing with unresolved issues, and focusing on the good. Olivia holds a national certification in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also uses EMDR, Somatic Processing, and Attachment-Based Family Therapy to address adolescent trauma, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and substance abuse. In addition, she is trained as a Life is Good Playmaker. This practice focuses on using play to help children heal.

Olivia has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including intensive in-home therapy, an outpatient clinic, and a psychiatric hospital. 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. In 2012 and 2013, she provided crisis and grief counseling to families and community members impacted by the Sandy Hook tragedy.

Newport Academy…in her own words

“One of the things I love most about Newport Academy is our amazing staff. Everyone goes above and beyond to ensure the safety and personal growth of each of our clients. We really do love them until they can love themselves.” —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