CFA’s Outpatient Behavioral Health clinics provide a wide range of services including individual, family, and group therapy. Family Therapy is the context for much of the clinical work done at Child & Family Agency and caregivers are routinely involved in their child’s treatment.

Are you an adult looking for treatment? Learn more about CFA’s Adult Outpatient Treatment.

Our services help clients with:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Disruptive behaviors
  • Attention difficulties
  • Emotional trauma
  • Family struggles
  • Coping with transitions such as divorce, loss, and relocation.
Clinician Office Essex Outpatient Clinic

We use the following evidence-based treatments to help our clients, which manage and resolve a variety of symptoms including trauma, anxiety, and depression: MATCH-ADTC, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Attachment, Regulation, and Competency (ARC), Trauma-Focused Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Motivational Interviewing.

Our Essex Outpatient Clinic has two alternative therapeutic spaces geared toward calming the senses to make therapy more effective. Clients can work with their therapist on our outdoor swing and can explore different ways to calm their visual and tactile senses in our indoor sensory room.


Call 860-437-4550 to speak with a ​client support specialist. 

Most insurance is accepted. We also offer a sliding fee scale for all services.

Services are available to all residents of New London and Middlesex Counties over the age of 3. No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination in the Agency’s programs or activities on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or disability.

Not sure our services are right for you?  Depending on your family’s circumstances, we may offer specific support services to parents/caregivers and siblings.  When you meet with us, we can explore this further with you.

Is this your first appointment? Learn more about our Open Access Hours

Locations And Hours of operation


Groton / Mystic Outpatient Clinic
591 Poquonnock Road
Groton, CT 06340

Hours of Operation
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:00 AM —7:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM—8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM—5:00 PM


Essex Outpatient Clinic
190 Westbrook Road
Essex, CT 06426

Hours of Operation
Monday: 9:00 AM -5:00 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:  9:00 AM -8:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM -5:00 PM

New London

New London Outpatient Clinic
7 Vauxhall Street
New London, CT. 06320

Hours of Operation
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 AM —7:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM — 8:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM —5:00 PM

Child & Family Agency has several sites licensed by the State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families as Child Guidance Clinics and is licensed by the Department of Public Health as a child care facility and as an Outpatient Health Clinic. Our outpatient clinics have also been granted “Enhanced Care Clinic” status by the Department of Social Services.