Connections Day School People

Dr. Kristen Mittl Pollina, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist | Senior Psychologist | Primary Clinical Supervisor

Dr. Giovanna Vitullo, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist | SEDOL Diagnostic & IAES Program Coordinator | Primary Clinical Supervisor

Dr. Sol Rappaport, Ph.D., ABPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist | Owner | Auxiliary Clinical Supervisor

Dr. Kathryn Hefferon, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist | Owner | Auxiliary Clinical Supervisor

Dr. Michael Greenbaum, M.D.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist | Psychiatric Consultant

Ms. Laura Grimes, M.Ed.

Assistant Senior Behavior Intervention Specialist for CDS & CAE | Chosen Stars and Grief & Loss Group Leader | Certified Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Instructor

Mr. John Nelson, M.A.

Senior Behavior Intervention Specialist for CDS, SC, NCA & CAE | Certified Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Instructor

Ms. Melissa Goossen, M.A.

Middle School Teacher | Curriculum & Assessment Coordinator

Ms. Jena Kuykendall, B.S.

Elementary & Middle School Diagnostic Program Teacher

Mr. Tom Breilein, B.S.

Life Skills Program Coordinator | Lead Program Assistant | Community Service & Chicago Area Alternative Education League (CAAEL) Coordinator

Ms. MaryPat Henders, M.A.A.T, LCPC

Senior Program Therapist | Personal Management and Grief & Loss Group Leader

Ms. Diana McNelis, M.A., LCPC, CADC

Substance Abuse Specialist | Drug & Alcohol Education | Specialty Substance Abuse Group Leader

Ms. Sam Daab, M.A.A.T, LPC

Art Therapist | Art Therapy & Chosen Stars Group Leader

Ms. Rachel Merke, B.S.

Senior Transition Services Specialist for CDS, SC, NCA & CAE

Dr. Christina Bailey, Psy.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist | Psychodiagnostician | Clinical Consultant