Supporting one’s social, educational and mental health needs.


We are current creating a waiting list for new referrals and potential clients that are interested in one-on-one counseling. If you wish to be added to our waitlist, please click the button above to be brought to our online waitlist form.

**Note: We are still scheduling intakes and taking registrations for our EF Coaching program, as well as taking inquiries about Parent Advocacy, Evaluations, and School Consultations. Please check out the respective pages for each of these programs/services to learn more!

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The Social Learning Center, LLC. and it’s sister company, the SLC Counseling Associates, LLC. offers a range of therapeutic services including social cognitive groups, mental health counseling,  educational consultation, professional development, executive function coaching and parent advocacy. 


Our Services

For the past eight years, the SLC has been providing individual and group therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. We specialize in working with individuals who have a range of neuro-developmental disorders, Anxiety, Depression, and Learning Disabilities.

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Facts about the SLC and SLC-CA

Did you have any specific questions about our business? Here are some frequently asked questions and other information so you to make an informed decision on how our practice can support your individual needs.

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Social learning happens across one's lifespan. Many of our current clients have been with the center or a client of Chris Abildgaard's for many years. Read about some of their experiences and impressions of the SLC/SLC-CA



Our Practice

The SLC opened its doors in 2009 but Cheshire, CT has been our home since 2014. Read a little more about how we started and meet our clinical and office staff.


We are a clinical group dedicated to enhancing one's social development, cognitive capabilities and general mental health. As a private practice we pride ourselves on learning, understanding, and applying research based methods of social teaching and therapeutic counseling to each individual and communicating those methods to those who support them.

— Chris Abildgaard, LPC, NCC, NCSP

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Our sister practice

The SLC Counseling Associates, LLC is the sister company to the SLC. Learn more about what makes the SLC Counseling Associates a leading provider of mental health services for children, adolescents, and adults.