Vermont is known for its delicious maple syrup. It’s sticky, sweet, and always good on a pancake. Sometimes, your life may feel like syrup. It can be great, or it can be a bit of a sticky trap for you. A counselor can be the person who makes sure the syrup of your life is sweet and not messy at all. Speak to a counselor to learn more.  

This is Amy  Adams's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
MS,LCMHC,LADC
Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Hello, thank you for taking the time and to learn a bit more about me. I am a seasoned clinician with 15 years of experience in the field of mental health services. I finished graduate school, (2005), becoming dually licensed in 2009, (LADC), and 2011,(LCMHC), respectively. I've worked with individuals and families facing a variety challenges such as depression and anxiety, terminal illness, unemployment, trauma and abuse, addictions of all kinds, communication failure, loss in relationships, and parenting concerns. My counseling style is interactive...

This is Dr. Meri Stiles's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
PhD,LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

I am a deeply compassionate, creative, and inspired person that enjoys helping others find their way. As a clinical social worker I've worked with clients in diverse settings including community mental health clinics, a psychiatric hospital, and in private practice. Thinking about ways our lives could be different is easy. Yet, breaking out of old habits or figuring out new ways forward can feel overwhelming. Psychotherapy can be helpful for cultivating insight and identifying solutions and methods for meaningful change. My therapeutic approach is client-...

This is Roselle O'Brien's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LMHC,REAT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 12

I am a clinical mental health counselor licensed in Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine, and Utah, a Creative Arts Therapist, and an internationally credentialed Registered Expressive Arts Therapist (REAT) with 20+ years experience working with people of all ages, from very young children through elders. I offer integrative and holistic counseling tailored to your individual needs. My approach is humanistic, narrative, and contemplative with a focus on the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being of each person and their lives as a whole. I work with you t...

This is Debra Wolfe's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
M.A.,LMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

Are you having trouble living your best life? Do you think, "I should be happy because....?" After 26 years working as a psychotherapist, I continue to focus on building a trusting and collaborative relationship with my patients/clients. It is my belief that all good work in therapy is based upon this foundation. I approach each session with the goals of maintaining that relationship, addressing short time issues/struggles and looking at the underlying connections to daily events and interactions. By using this 3 pronged approach, we can understand ongoing pa...

This is Bobbi Warner Somers's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
MS,LCMHC,LADC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Welcome to the start of your adventure! My name is Bobbi Warner Somers and I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Vermont. I have worked in the field of human services for 24 years and received my Master's degree in 2007, leading me to become dually licensed in substance abuse and mental health counseling. While I have addressed a wide range of issues over the years, the focus of my work has been extensively with families, adolescents, and adults around issues of depression, anxiety, addictions, parenting, an...

This is Nicole Williams's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LCMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, My name is Nicole Williams and I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the beautiful state of Vermont. I moved here from New Jersey over 25 years ago after graduating from the University of Delaware with my BS in Individual and Family Studies. In 2000, I received my Masters Degree from Northern Vermont University in Counseling with dual licensure in mental health counseling and school counseling. My work has included private practice, community mental health, and counseling in educational settings. Throughout my 20+ year career as...

This is Jennifer Emerson's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
MS Counseling
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, I am glad you are here! I believe that our moments of greatest struggle can also hold the most potential for growth and self-discovery. The struggles we face are an invitation from ourselves to deepen and grow. I am dedicated to providing a safe and supportive place in which you can begin to explore what is causing distress in your life. Together we can illuminate your unique strengths and pave a path toward greater self-understanding and ease. I am fascinated by people and relationships. Since 2003 I have been treating both adults and children in a ...

This is Dawn Traut's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 13

I have 13 years of experience supporting clients as a Clinical Social Worker and love my job! Having a safe, nonjudgmental space, to be yourself, and to reflect, discuss, and learn about your reactions, decisions, and challenges can lead to improved well-being. My psychotherapy practice creates that space in a hopeful, compassionate atmosphere. Psychotherapy is a collaborative process. Between your counseling sessions, you are encouraged to reflect and put new skills and insights into practice. I can weave traditional psychotherapy with mindfulness practices to re...

This is Susan Urtz's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LMHC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 25

I am a licensed mental health therapist in the state of Florida with over twenty-five years of counseling experience working with individuals, couples and family systems in a therapeutic capacity to promote constructive solutions that lead clients to live more positive and productive lives. I have worked with clients to address a variety of issues, to include depression, anxiety, ADHD, low self-esteem and family conflict. As a therapist, I strive to provide my clients with a consistent level of compassion and support, ensuring to respect clients' diversity an...

This is Benedict Woo's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LCMHC,MS,M.Ed
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello, my name is Ben Woo. I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the states of New Hampshire and Vermont. I have worked in residential, community mental health and correctional settings. I am an empathetic, compassionate, self-motivated professional who strives to help individuals reach their full potential. I believe a healthy emotional lifestyle includes learning how to communicate in relationships to increase closeness and social support; it means learning how to believe in your abilities, conquer your fears, and try new things; and it means pract...

This is Kailey Kilcoyne's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
Licensed Psychologist
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who has had over 12 years of experience working with children, youth, transition age youth and adults. I provide individual, family and couples therapy for adults. I believe the trusting relationship between therapist and client is one of the most powerful tools of treatment. I provide a humanistic and strength based approach to my work to build confidence to work towards goals. I have a great deal of experience working with trauma survivors and those who struggle with depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, and suicidal thought...

This is Frances Griffis's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
PsyD
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 25

I am a psychologist with a general practice specializing in the geriatric population. My approach is based on the belief that everyone is always striving to be the best they can be. My job is to help them do that by reflecting and helping them evaluate what they are/have been doing and whether that is working for them. I work with mood disorders, grief and loss, anxiety, end-of-life issues, and adapting to life changes. Using a client-centered, cognitive behavioral modality, I provide a warm, empathic place in which it is safe to express oneself without judgmen...

This is Lisa Lorenz's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
MS,MA,BA
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I am a therapist licensed in the state of Vermont and have worked for over 15 years in counseling. I have vast experience working with anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, and major life adjustments. I have many years of experience working with individuals, couples , families, and teens. My training has been in Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) with a primary focus for the treatment of trauma in adults and adolescents. In addition to CBT, I utilize approaches to include dialectical behavior therapy , existential, client centered, and motivational interviewing....

This is Jin Hee Kim's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LICSW
Specialties: Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 17

Hi, I'm Jin Hee Kim, and I'm a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. I have nearly 20 years of experience as a social worker and therapist both in Vermont and New York and worked with a diverse range of clients, in age, in identity, in backgrounds and challenges. My focus? Working with women who find themselves at stuck places in their lives - whether it be in relationships, job/career, life stage, parenting or in their relationship with food and their bodies (body image, self confidence, or just so sick of dieting and wondering what else is out the...

This is Margaret Swanson's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 25

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in New Hampshire. My graduate degree was earned while married with two children at age of 39. I began focusing on the senior population in the community. I learned that the client is part of a larger constellation of family members, neighbors, friends religious community, etc. These influences My work soon expanded to include all adults and children . My adult clients tell me that I help them to see their situations from an new angle. Therapy is an opportunity to discover new ways of thinking about one or mo...

This is Amy Emler-Shaffer's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LCMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a clinical mental health counselor licensed in beautiful Vermont. I graduated from Antioch University New England and have 15+ years of experience working with a wide range of individuals. In addition to private practice I've facilitated women's therapy groups, mindful self-compassion groups, and worked with hospice patients and their families. I'm a trained EMDR practitioner and utilize a trauma-informed approach. In addition to EMDR, I often draw from the principles and wisdom found in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Internal Family Systems, mindfulness,...

This is Michelle King's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LCSW,CAADC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Clinical Social Worker based in Georgia. Many of my clients come in to address Addiction, depression, anxiety, childhood trauma, and/or because life is hard. I am particularly passionate about serving clients that feel alone. In sessions, I focus on understanding and paying attention to you. My approach supports you to leave sessions with a better understanding of yourself, have a plan, feel more relaxed, and be more able to move forward. I am non-judgmental, engaging, warm, and caring. I will laugh with you, cry with you, and give you a safe space. I des...

This is Dennis  Forfa's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
MA,LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

When you feel like you’re just spinning your wheels, counseling can help you gain the traction you need to get your life moving forward again. Counseling can help you learn how to stop struggling with such difficulties as worry, unhappiness, self-doubt, lack of motivation, loneliness, homesickness, or the pain of loss. Counseling can help you get unstuck from repeated struggles with yourself and difficulties with others. In our meetings, you and I will work together to identify the roadblocks that keep holding you back. I will assist you in creating permanent s...

This is Kelsey Jefferson's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
LPC,NCC,LPC-S (pending)
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 8

Hello, I am Kelsey Washington, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) from Slidell, LA. I have been providing counseling services since 2012. My interactions with clients include unconditional positive regard, empathy, and genuineness. My counseling background spans from addiction to day-to-day struggles of anxiety and depression, from issues with binge eating to building on life skills for adults, to working with teens transitioning to young adults to social skill development in children. Seeking help is a demon...

This is Jewrine Brown's avatar and link to their profile
Vermont
BC-TMH,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hi! My name is Jewrine Brown, and I am a Fully Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with ten years of clinical expertise, I have a strong sense of compassion and commitment to helping others. I am a highly-skilled counseling professional with a wide range of experience working with children, teens, adults, couples, and families. I am a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional, Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider, & Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist- Individual-I. I am a non-judgmental, easy-going, culturally sensitive clinical professio...

What Can Therapists In Vermont Help You With?

A therapist in Vermont can practice anything from marriage and family therapy to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 150777 people are living in Vermont, and because an estimated one out of four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor. Searching for 'therapist Vermont' will help you find mental health professionals that can support you through personal growth, anxiety disorders, post traumatic stress disorder, and other mental health services. The mental health field includes psychiatric medication management, online therapy, marriage counseling, couples therapy, clinical social workers, licensed counselors, and other mental health providers through online therapy sessions and in-person ones. Seeing a licensed therapist in therapy sessions can help you navigate mental health conditions and life circumstances through mindfulness techniques and other specialized training they've received in clinical settings.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of Vermont Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live near the city or a specific county in Vermont, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs through online therapy.

Therapists in Vermont can help you work through a challenging situation, eating disorders, anxiety disorders, adjustment issues, end of life issues, or even serve as a family therapist to improve relationships and relationship problems. Finding a therapist that takes new clients in online therapy is the first step in finding the right therapist and treatment plan for you. Your therapist should provide a safe space for you to focus on self care and well being as a mental health professional. 

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in Vermont who are ready to help you get happy!

Some commonly asked questions can be found below:

How much does a therapist cost?

Mental health professionals differ in therapy costs, and it can vary based on the module, whether it's in person therapy or online therapy. Additionally, new clients might meet a different price mark, and couples therapy can be more expensive than seeing an individual therapist. However, many therapists will be upfront about their pricing and whether or not they take health insurance from the get-go. Be sure to look up 'therapists in Vermont' to get a better understanding of which mental health providers take health insurance in network, which therapeutic process is the best fit, and how many therapists are in person or online.

How do I know I should get a therapist?

Mental health services and mental health providers can help you navigate anything you're going through, big or small. Mental health issues don't always present as a huge crisis- many therapists provide talk therapy and online therapy for life transitions, new skills, relationship problems, or even serving as a life coach through a therapeutic relationship. Online therapy sessions in Vermont allow new clients seeking therapy to experience a private practice counseling services without being in person, and this talk therapy integrative approach can help you navigate any mental health conditions you might be experiencing, as well as developing new skills through working with a therapist. Dialectical behavior therapy is a great choice for older adults looking to use therapy to navigate life transitions or other big changes.

Is therapy covered by insurance?

Different counseling services (depending on private practice) can vary in cost and whether or not they take insurance. 

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