The Recovery Center Of Westport
728 Post Road East, Suile 205, Westport, Ct. 06880 
Telephone: 203-227-9902
The Recovery Center of Westport     203-227-9902     728 Post Road East, Suile 205, Westport, Ct. 06880
Clinical Staff
Jeffrey Klomberg, LCSW – has developed a psychotherapeutic practice that translates into empowering people searching for a better way, no matter the challenge faced. His skills are strongly rooted in the history of his own inner exploration and the experiential learning achieved from working with professionals in the fields of medicine, psychology, spirituality, and the creative arts.

A graduate of New York University with a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work, and a founding partner of The Recovery Center of Westport, Jeff has over 25 years of experience working with adolescents, adults, and families in addressing a wide range of concerns: mood and/or cognitive difficulties, substance abuse/addiction recovery, relationship conflict, stress management, living with chronic illness, trauma, and grief.

When there is a deep dissatisfaction with personal and/or professional development Jeff is able guide his client to find the portal through which the insight needed can be attained to free the person from feeling “stuck” in life or deadened.

Having completed advanced training at The Center for Mind Body Medicine in Washington, D.C., he incorporates the use of mindfulness techniques to help others dissolve the negative dynamics that block potentialities from unfolding.

It is Jeff’s mission to shine a light into any darkness that prevents a client from locating their inner compass. Once on the right path and in the right direction, both healing and new growth can be experienced. Jeff has been a witness to remarkable transformations that people are capable of when they are just willing to do the search.
Clarisse Loughran, LADC – holds a BA degree from Manhattanville College. She also has attained two Master degrees. Clarisse  has her MA from University of Bridgeport and an MS in counseling from Springfield College.

Clarisse is licensed in Connecticut and holds an International license in Drug and Alcohol Counseling. 

She has been a recognized expert in substance abuse for over thirty years and is a founding partner of The Recovery Center of Westport. Clarisse has given numerous talks in the Westport community on the various stages of recovery. She practices yoga regularly and recommends such to her clients. She is specialized in individual, family, and group therapies. 
Joseph A. Russo, M.D. – is an expert in the treatment of substance dependence and dual diagnosis disorders and serves as the Medical Director of The Recovery Center of Westport. In addition, he runs his own private practice and provides both psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic generalized psychiatric care.

Dr. Russo obtained his M.D. degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed his residency training at Maimonides Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Russo was also the Unit Chief of Addictions Services at St.Vincent's Behavioral Health Services in Westport,CT.

He is currently a professor at The Westchester Institute of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy and has lectured extensively on Psychopharmacology, Diagnostics and Addictions. Dr.Russo has given numerous talks in the Westport area and has appeared on WICC Radio.

 He has also researched the connection between creativity and mental illness, and has presented his research findings in lectures in the Tri-State area. Dr. Russo is also a sculptor, designer and watercolorist and has exhibited his work in New York City and Connecticut.
"Everything has to do with loving and not loving. This night will pass, and then we have work to do."  
Rumi 
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