Dr. Erica Janson graduated with a B.A. from Pace University and received her Psy.D. and Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford. She obtained specialized training in psychological assessment, child and adolescent psychotherapy, and trauma-based treatment. Dr. Janson has worked in a variety of settings, including: multi-disciplinary and court-based forensic psychological assessment programs, public and clinical day schools, home-based mental health, skilled nursing facilities, community mental health, intensive outpatient programs, long-term residential/inpatient programs, and private practice. In addition she has extensive experience in collaboration with schools and community providers, the IEP process, working with families on parenting issues and behavioral modification, and crisis management. Her interests include child and adolescent assessment and treatment (taking pride in her ability to formulate useful, unique recommendations for her clients and their families), solution-focused/strength-based treatment, social skills training, play therapy, and art therapy. In her free time, Dr. Janson enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, visiting the Connecticut shoreline, spending time outdoors, and decorating. Having a special needs son of her own, Dr. Janson understands first hand what challenges families face and how to advocate together for your child.

Dr. Sanchack is a former Navy Psychologist and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran. She has been a psychologist for nearly 16 years and has a wide breadth of experience operating military clinics and treating military members and their families. While she continues to help service members and their families, Dr. Sanchack has expanded into the civilian sector to treat children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families, including children with special needs and their families at D’Arienzo Psychology. Additionally, she provides psychological and academic testing for adults and children. Dr. Sanchack has a daughter with special needs, and she understands personally the unique challenges these parents and children face. Call us today for a consultation with Dr. Sanchack!