Selective Mutism Treatment Team/Council


Several of our therapists at Shoreline Wellness are well trained and experienced in the treatment of Selective Mutism (SM). Selective Mutism is classified as a childhood anxiety disorder but without proper treatment can extend or persist into adulthood. Children with (SM) have great difficulty speaking or communicating in public or social settings (school, extracurricular activities, extended family), but can speak in situations where they are comfortable such as; (in their home or with immediate family). Our SM treatment team offers weekly treatment, school consultation, parent training, and exposure interventions at different locations. Our SM treatment team has a bi-monthly council which consists of the following SM team Clinicians;


Dr. Samya Hawley, Child Psychiatrist, Medical Director

Dr. Cara Powers, LPC, Clinical Director

Jessica Mikita, LPC

Jordan Baronski, MS, NBCC, LPC Candidate

Stephanie Encarnacion, MSW, LCSW Candidate

Andrea Ryan, MA, LPC Candidate


For more information please call our intake line today- 203-931-1184. Early intervention with SM is key to a successful outcome. 






Shoreline Wellness Center

415 Main Street,

West Haven, CT



Office Number:

(203) 931-1184


Fax Number

(203) 931-0063



Office Hours:

Mon-Thurs: 9am - 8pm 

Friday: 9am - 6pm

Saturday: 9am - 4pm

Sunday: Closed


Shoreline Wellness Center accepts all major insurance plans - including Medicaid and Medicare! We also offer a Sliding  Scale for those without insurance. 



Don't Have Insurance?

No one is turned away for inability to pay.


Call our office number and speak to our Office Staff about Payment Options.


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