My name is Christopher Henderson and I provide therapy for individual adults, children, adolescents, couples, families, and groups, treating a variety of therapeutic needs, including trauma, depression, anxiety, and the under lying causes of addiction. I attained my Master of Arts degree of in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the Union Institute and University where I also received a post-master’s certification in Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling.
My therapeutic orientation is integrative and holistic, person centered and collaborative, strength based and present focused. I utilize an empirically based, multi modal approach, incorporating cognitive, behavioral, EMDR, existential, and mindfulness-based modalities in treatment to help my clients move forward, overcome their challenges, and develop new skills and understanding. I utilize research, experience, diverse training, and intuition, integrating an array of effective therapeutic interventions that will yield optimum results, tailored for the individual and the issues presented.
As a clinician, I believe that meeting you where you are, and building a strong therapeutic relationship, is the most powerful way to help you achieve change. As your therapist, I will work with you is to develop an individualized therapy process to help you move towards your personal goals however great or small.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Social Anxiety and Phobia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Existential Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
NH LCMHC 2612
VT LCMHC 068.0130007
I greatly appreciate Chris's approach. He guides but doesn't push, and lets me find the path that works best for me. He's taught me a variety of techniques that help tame my anxiety, work through challenging situations, and manage my stress.
Written on Sep 07, 2022 after therapy with Christopher for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, coping with life changes, career difficulties, and coaching
Still a new relationship, but I've been impressed so far.
Written on Aug 17, 2022 after therapy with Christopher for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, coaching, and adhd
Chris is a smart and intuitive therapist who sees behind the words. He goes beyond the therapy speak and offers helpful, pragmatic suggestions, like one would expect to hear from a friend. It’s obvious that he cares about his clients, it’s not just a profession.
Written on Mar 17, 2022 after therapy with Christopher for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Chris has been exceptionally understanding and helpful.
Written on Sep 07, 2021 after therapy with Christopher for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, coaching, and adhd
Christopher is good at what he does, and despite my knowledge in the field, he challenges me every session. We have good constructive conversations and it’s really helped my mental health.
Written on Aug 30, 2021 after therapy with Christopher for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and relationship issues