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Counseling Services

Counseling Services: Areas of Support

Single Adults and Couples  –

  •   Gaining and keeping friendships
  •   Dealing with anxiety, depression, important decisions and life goals
  •   Improving ‘close relationship’ dynamics
  •   Developing clear and effective communication
  •   Growing meaningful commitments
  •   Learning to compromise and negotiate
  •   Resolving ‘family of origin’ issues
  •   Healing “break downs”
  •   Living through ‘necessary endings’ and “breakups”

Student Life —

  •   Resolving interpersonal/work/family conflicts
  •   Dealing with difficult people
  •   Balancing school and work, relationships   and work
  •   Resolving conflicts with parents/bosses   /faculty

NO Academic advising

Personal Support Details

Who? Currently enrolled Avery Point Students

How much? Free!! Nothing!! Nada!!

What? Completely Private and Confidential walk-in ‘crisis intervention’ sessions and/or multiple one hour weekly consultations

Where? First floor, Academic Building, ACD Room 114F

When? During set walk-in clinic hours or at other times set by appointment.

How? Call (O) 860 405-9044, (C) 860 287-0962 or email

With Whom? Dr. Stephen J Brewer

Clinic Hours

MondayWalk-in1  10 AM-12 Noon

TuesdayWalk-in  12 Noon to 2 PM

Wednesday: 10 AM to 5 PM By appointment only

ThursdayWalk-in 12 Noon to 2 PM

Friday: 10 AM to 5 PM By appointment only

1Walk-in times do not require pre-arranged appointments

Our Staff

Stephen J. Brewer, Ph.D.

Stephen J. Brewer, Ph.D.

  • Stephen J. Brewer, Ph.D. (UConn, 1993).
  • 25 years an adjunct Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Uconn, Storrs and Avery Point campuses
  • Currently teaches at Avery Point:

–HDFS 1060 “Close Relationships,”

–HDFS 1070 “Individual and Family  Development Over the Life Span,”

–HDFS 2100 “Childhood and Adolescence,”

–HDFS 2200 “Adulthood and Aging”

–HDFS 2300 “Family Interaction Processes,”

–HDFS 3240 “Aging in American Society”

  • 20 years practicing CT Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Specializes in helping single adults, and unmarried and married couples