I am licensed in Vermont with over 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, & coping with grief and loss. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.
Reining Hope Counseling Services, LLC, offers traditional and experiential forms of counseling. Specializing in Clinical Mental Health, Addictions, and Trauma/Grief Counseling, I work with youth and families from a humanistic, mindfulness, and narrative approach utilizing the client's strengths as part of the therapeutic process.
Through positive regard and understanding that each person, each circumstance, is unique to the individual's experience and perspective, I work together with clients to build trust, develop goals, and work towards personal positive outcomes. Psychotherapy and counseling services are developed with you for you/your family with compassion. You are your future!
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD, Abandonment, Attachment Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Communication Problems, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Dissociation, Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
VT LCMHC 068.0134464
Every time we speak I can tell she listens to me and hears me from my soul. She has a way of connecting to you as a human being and it’s refreshing. I look forward to our conversations every week.
Written on Oct 08, 2023 after therapy with Kristin for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem