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Rachel Duzant, Psy.D.

Dr. Duzant joined the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) in January, 2015.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Quinnipiac University.  Her Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology were obtained from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  She completed her internship training at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital located in East Orange, New Jersey completing rotations in Health Psychology, Post-traumatic Stress Disorders, and Dual diagnosis.  After completing her Doctoral degree, Dr. Duzant was employed, for two years, as a Clinician at Community Health Center working collaboratively with primary care providers working with children, adults, and families.  She also began a solo private practice in psychology at that time.  Dr. Duzant was employed at the Hartford Hospital’s psychiatric division located at the Institute of Living’s Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program since March 2008 before joining the Department of Developmental Services.  In her current role as a Supervising Psychologist, she serves as liaison to Mental Health agencies, psychiatric hospitals, and provides consultation to private agencies on clinical issues.  She continues to maintain a private practice.