Georgette Harrison, EdM, LPC, NCC
Georgette Harrison, EdM, LPC is the Director of Clinical and Community Partnerships for the Child Guidance Center of Southern CT. In this capacity, she supervises clinicians working with young children and families, collaborates with community stakeholders, and provides individual and dyadic therapy in English and Spanish to Latinx families. Prior to her tenure at the Child Guidance Center of Southern CT, she served as the Training Director for Child First, a national, evidence-based two-generation model that works with young children and families who have been exposed to toxic stress. In that role, she helped develop, coordinate and deliver in-person and distance learning trainings for Child First staff in Connecticut, Florida and North Carolina. Her areas of practice and research interest are the impact of child and caregiver trauma histories on infant and early childhood relationships, as well as how caregiver experiences of good-enough parenting can be accessed and used in the service of healing caregiver-child relationships.
Ms. Harrison earned her Master of Arts and Master of Education in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and holds an Infant-Parent Mental Health Post-Graduate Certificate from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Connecticut, an internal agency trainer for the Attachment-Regulation-Competency trauma treatment model, a rostered Child-Parent Psychotherapy clinician, an American Psychoanalytic Association Fellow, as well as a Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator. She also writes a column titled “Good-Enough Parenting” for a local newspaper.