This is Amanda Spencer's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW, MSW, Lic_School_Counselor
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

Hello and welcome. I am so glad that you reached out for support. Finding the "right" therapist is important. Below, I have shared some information about myself and my experience to hopefully, help you determine if I am the right therapist to support you. Since graduating in 2004, from The University of Vermont with my Masters in Social Work (MSW), I have worked in a variety of clinical and therapeutic settings (a community mental health agency, outpatient and private practice, in schools, in a crisis response program, in a short-term residential setting and ...

This is Gail Cleveland's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,CAS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Hello! My name is Gail and I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and I have over 15 years of practice in the field of counseling individuals with a variety of issues. I have worked in a variety of settings to include working in Disaster Relief, Crisis Intervention, Corrections Based, Sexual Assault, Special Needs/Autism, Mental Health and Addictions, Child Advocacy, and Trauma, and various relationship issues and Post Traumatic Stress. I obtained my degree in Community and School Counseling as well as to gain my License in Mental Health Counseling ...

This is Jennifer Dobrin 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,CRC,LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I work with a variety of concerns and strive to provide a non-judgmental atmosphere. The areas that have been my main focus are as follows: substance abuse, trauma, and depression. My goal is to be present for the challenges you are facing. Second, it is my priority to ensure a collaborative relationship throughout treatment. It is sometimes very challenging to make change and this can feel overwhelming. While I do work with many different issues, my main areas of focus are: drug and alcohol dependency and PTSD. My priority is to help individuals through this pr...

This is Debra Wolfe's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.A.,LMHC
Therapy 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 Kirk Postlewaite's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): M.S.,LCMHC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Compassion fatigue, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with 20 years in the mental health field. I received my M.S. in counseling and community mental health in 2013 and my licensure in 2017. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, parenting problems, trauma, anger management and ADHD. I have worked with children, families and adults. My counseling style is honest and compassionate. I believe in treating people with respect and compassion and also challenging them to take responsibility for their own life circumst...

This is Nickolas Davis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,LICSW,BCD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 10

I am a clinical social worker licensed in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, North Dakota, Utah, Vermont, and Washington with over 10 years of experience collaborating with clients to meet their goals. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including stress and anxiety, career challenges, LGBTQ+ related issues, and grief and loss. My counseling style is accepting, collaborative, and warm. I believe in treating everyone with compassion and respect while giving special attention to your strengths. My approach combines client-centered and existential c...

This is Josh Burke's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Hello, I am glad you found us here at Better Help. Thank you for taking the first step by reaching out. Let me tell you a bit about myself, and if I seem to be a good fit for you, we can begin as soon as you would like. My name is Josh Burke, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of New York. I have been providing psychotherapy for a wide variety of issues and populations for over seven years. I graduated from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2013 with a Master in Social Work with a mental health concentration. For six years, I provided individual ...

This is Amy Woodward's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,LCMHC,LPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! I'm so glad you're here. My name is Amy and I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor in Vermont and New Hampshire and am a licensed professional counselor in Pennsylvania. I have over six years of experience providing individual counseling and over 15 years working in the mental health field. Through my diverse experiences, I have worked with people challenged by anxiety, depression, mood disorders, trauma, substance use, relationship issues, and difficult life transitions. I believe that together we can develop a plan that works for you, identi...

This is Dawn Traut's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy 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
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMHC,NCC
Therapy 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
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC,MS,M.Ed
Therapy 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 Daphne Jakstis's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MSW,LICSW,CDBT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

I am a therapist offering more than 20 years of experience helping my clients with a variety of issues. My area of specialty is trauma treatment. I hold certifications in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and advanced clinical trauma treatment. I am a Certified Integrative Mental Health Provider and this allows me to use a combination of traditional evidence-based practices along with holistic approaches for overall wellness. A person's mental health is influenced by many different factors both internal and external. Our mental health can be influenced by our str...

This is Lisa Lorenz's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MS,MA,BA
Therapy 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 Michelle King's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW,CAADC
Therapy 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 Jessica  Jozefiak 's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LMFT
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a family and marriage therapist licensed in Vermont with over 8 years of experience working as Marriage and Family counselor. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My therapy style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cognitive-b...

This is Teresa Hamilton's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCMHC,NCC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

Hi , My name is Terry Hamilton and I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in New Hampshire. My experience varies although I have the most experience working with post traumatic stress/trauma, anxiety, depression, military and family and attachment issues. I believe in whole health through integrating a person-centered, approach to connect clients to their internal and external resources. I have been trained in DBT, Brainspotting, Prolonged Exposure and Psychodynamic therapy. I am a Nationally Certified Counselor . Additionally, I have completed many m...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am licensed in Vermont with 14 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. 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.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Greetings! I am licensed in Vermont with 20 years of professional work experience. I use evidence based techniques that are effective in treating anxiety, depression, work related stress, relationship conflict, parenting issues, and life transitions. We will work together to create goals that address your individual needs. I welcome feedback from you so our time together feels worthwhile. I appreciate your willingness to be open to change and I am here to support and empower you. Let's get started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed in Vermont with 16 years of professional work experience. One of the most informative working experiences I have had was working in a program that served Uniformed Personal who came from all parts of the country to participate in this program. We facilitated groups in meditation, mindfulness, Acceptance & Commitment Therapy to provide coping skills to overcome trauma and alcohol or substance abuse. I also hold certificates in yoga teacher training and focused specifically on meditation and breath-work, and, if that is acceptable and necessary in my w...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Manchester, Vermont (Manchester, VT)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 5

I am licensed in Vermont with 5 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with coping with grief and loss, career difficulties, coping with life changes, & executive and professional coaching. I have extensive experience supporting elders and their families navigate health related challenges, grief and adjustment issues. I also have experience working with young adults to navigate challenges with relationships, coping with family struggles and divorce and self esteem and anxiety related issues. I work with my clients to create an...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Manchester?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Manchester area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Manchester and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Manchester or elsewhere in Bennington or the state of Vermont.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Manchester therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Manchester due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Vermont may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Manchester and elsewhere throughout the state of Vermont you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Manchester to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Manchester, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Manchester, VT, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 05254 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Manchester:

05254, 05255

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.