Staff and Partners


Nelba Marquez-Greene

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Clinical Member, AAMFT
Founder and Executive Director, The Ana Grace Project

Jimmy Greene

Noel Casiano, PsyD, LMFT

Noel Casiano, PsyD, LMFT is the Program Coordinator for the Ana Grace Project’s School Based Clinical Services Program.  Dr. Casiano oversees and supervises the clinical work and implementation with the designated Love Win’s Schools in New Britain and Hartford, CT.  Dr. Casiano is also an Adjunct Professor for Central Connecticut State University’s Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) Program.  Dr. Casiano also supervises practicum and internship students from CCSU’s MFT and Psychology Program.  Dr. Casiano’s clinical areas of research and interests are in the neuroscience of trauma and attachment. 

Dr. Casiano obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice from Central Connecticut State University.  Dr. Casiano then obtained a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy also from Central Connecticut State University and is Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the State of CT.  Dr. Casiano then obtained a Doctorate Degree in Clinical Psychology from California Southern University.  Dr. Casiano is a clinical fellow with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the Connecticut Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (CTAMFT). 


Lauren Pedersen, LMFT

Lead Clinician, The Ana Grace Project


Craig Muzzy, M. Ed.

Lead Teacher, The Ana Grace Project



Klingberg Family Centers

Child Trauma Academy

Central Connecticut State University

Western Connecticut State University

Clifford Beers Clinic

Children’s Defense Fund

The City of New Britain

Consolidated School District of New Britain