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 Steven Prasinos, Ph.D.
                       Woodbury, CT      203-266-4003

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 Dr. Prasinos:

  • Has been in private practice for over 28 years;
  • Received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University (APA approved);
  • Completed his clinical psychology internship at Fairfield Hills Hospital (APA approved);
  • Has been licensed to practice psychology in Connecticut since 1983;
  • Directed a psychiatric ward at Fairfield Hills Hospital for 6 years;
  • Was the clinical administrator for Wellspring (an innovative residential facility) for 12 years;
  • Consulted to the St. Vincent de Paul de-institutionalization program for 2 years;
  • Has published original research in professional journals on such topics as styles of loving and the psychology of humorous children;
  • Has published articles and given professional talks on the spiritual aspects of psychotherapy;
  • Has given professional talks on the psychology of music;
  • Has given numerous presentations on topics including dream interpretation, marriage, men's issues and Jungian psychology;
  • Has taught abnormal psychology;
  • Has published original science fiction stories (see "My Friend Max" in Psychology Today (2000)):
  • Has been a singer/songwriter for over 15 years and performs as "Dr. Steve" (visit: He blends music, psychology and spirituality in a piece entitled "The Phony John Suite: A Spiritual Fable Told in Story and Song." 
  • Fronts the acclaimed "Whatever Band" which performs throughout the region.  (visit:;
  • Teaches "Shadow Songs", a psychological approach to songwriting, at SummerSongs songwriting camps  (see: SummerSongs) and is a SummerSongs board member;
  • Has been married for over 30 years and is the father of 2 lovely daughters.
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