Katharine Emlen
Licensed Psychoanalyst, MS, PSYA Verified
Norwich, VT 05055
People seek therapy for a variety of reasons. Ultimately, they want to find more satisfaction in life, in work, and in their relationships. I treat adults and adolescents who are dealing with anxiety, depression, and interpersonal problems that prevent them from feeling fully satisfied. I work individually, with couples, and in groups, and will recommend one or a combination of modalitites depending on what I feel would be best for the individual.The many issues I work with include relationship concerns, depression, anxiety, loss, grief, and trauma.
(802) 275-4774
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Norwich, VT 05055
People seek therapy for a variety of reasons. Ultimately, they want to find more satisfaction in life, in work, and in their relationships. I treat adults and adolescents who are dealing with anxiety, depression, and interpersonal problems that prevent them from feeling fully satisfied. I work individually, with couples, and in groups, and will recommend one or a combination of modalitites depending on what I feel would be best for the individual.The many issues I work with include relationship concerns, depression, anxiety, loss, grief, and trauma.
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Paul R Foster
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I trained at the William Glasser Institute and I am a certified Reality Therapist. I work with client's who feel stuck , who are unhappy with their current situation, but need help finding a way forward. . Often depression or anxiety are a by-product of our resistance to change. With help clients can re-frame, move forward and make the necessary choices that will bring change. Change can be scary, but it allows one to become unstuck and find new hope and perspective. I also work with clients who struggle with addictions and those who struggle with a Personality Disorder. I work with clients of all ages
(802) 432-2557
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Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I trained at the William Glasser Institute and I am a certified Reality Therapist. I work with client's who feel stuck , who are unhappy with their current situation, but need help finding a way forward. . Often depression or anxiety are a by-product of our resistance to change. With help clients can re-frame, move forward and make the necessary choices that will bring change. Change can be scary, but it allows one to become unstuck and find new hope and perspective. I also work with clients who struggle with addictions and those who struggle with a Personality Disorder. I work with clients of all ages
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Monica J Descamps
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I'm a clinical psychologist with a private practice in Norwich, Vermont. I work with individuals aged 18 years and older. I am skilled in working with a variety of behavioral health issues including depression, challenging relationships, sexuality, professional and athletic performance, obsessions, compulsions and coping with acute or chronic health problems. I have specialized training in treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and stress. I strive to provide a warm, safe and collaborative relationship.
(802) 231-2295
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Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I'm a clinical psychologist with a private practice in Norwich, Vermont. I work with individuals aged 18 years and older. I am skilled in working with a variety of behavioral health issues including depression, challenging relationships, sexuality, professional and athletic performance, obsessions, compulsions and coping with acute or chronic health problems. I have specialized training in treating posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and stress. I strive to provide a warm, safe and collaborative relationship.
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Eleanor Lowenthal
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT Verified
Norwich, VT 05055
I have successfully treated adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression,adjustment disorder, relationship and family-of-origin problems.
****PLEASE NOTE THAT MY PRACTICE IS CURRENTLY FULL AND I AM NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME.**** I work with couples, families and individuals to identify patterns of behavior that negatively impact their ability to function as the best versions of themselves. I use an existential focus to help clients navigate life changes, beginning with entering adolescence and progressing to moving away from home, marriage and relationship, birth of a child and loss or death of a loved one. I engage with my clients compassionately and collaboratively.
(802) 490-1535
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Norwich, VT 05055
I have successfully treated adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression,adjustment disorder, relationship and family-of-origin problems.
****PLEASE NOTE THAT MY PRACTICE IS CURRENTLY FULL AND I AM NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME.**** I work with couples, families and individuals to identify patterns of behavior that negatively impact their ability to function as the best versions of themselves. I use an existential focus to help clients navigate life changes, beginning with entering adolescence and progressing to moving away from home, marriage and relationship, birth of a child and loss or death of a loved one. I engage with my clients compassionately and collaboratively.
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Gretchen Cook Dominiak
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Note: My practice is full so I am not accepting ay new patients at this time. I work with adults and college students facing a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, stress management, relationship problems, and identity questions. I provide a safe, supportive environment in which people can address difficult feelings and thoughts in order to increase self-awareness and facilitate healthy change.
(603) 819-4181
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Note: My practice is full so I am not accepting ay new patients at this time. I work with adults and college students facing a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, eating disorders, stress management, relationship problems, and identity questions. I provide a safe, supportive environment in which people can address difficult feelings and thoughts in order to increase self-awareness and facilitate healthy change.
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Julia Pitkin Healy
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MA Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Not accepting new clients
I have helped individuals learn to manage anger, anxiety, and depression.
I am not accepting new clients until the Fall of 2021. I offer adolescents, adults and family units the opportunity to work through challenging life situations with the creation of a therapeutic alliance. The client and I create collaborative goals and we work together in a partnership to achieve them. Through active listening, motivational interviewing and other therapeutic techniques, I provide a supportive environment in which the client feels empowered to confront personal challenges and develop the skills and confidence to manage them in daily life.
(802) 281-4162
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Not accepting new clients
I have helped individuals learn to manage anger, anxiety, and depression.
I am not accepting new clients until the Fall of 2021. I offer adolescents, adults and family units the opportunity to work through challenging life situations with the creation of a therapeutic alliance. The client and I create collaborative goals and we work together in a partnership to achieve them. Through active listening, motivational interviewing and other therapeutic techniques, I provide a supportive environment in which the client feels empowered to confront personal challenges and develop the skills and confidence to manage them in daily life.
Margaret Dunn, MA,LADC, PLLC
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, MA, LADC, PLLC Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
These can be related but not limited to relapse prevention, depression, anxiety, and trauma.
I have worked for over thirty years as a therapist. My focus has been with emerging adults, and older with substance abuse or recovery challenges. I have also worked extensively with couples re-adjusting to a more balanced, healthy life style. This includes couple counseling with one or both individuals in recovery.
(802) 347-6236
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
These can be related but not limited to relapse prevention, depression, anxiety, and trauma.
I have worked for over thirty years as a therapist. My focus has been with emerging adults, and older with substance abuse or recovery challenges. I have also worked extensively with couples re-adjusting to a more balanced, healthy life style. This includes couple counseling with one or both individuals in recovery.
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Ariel Cahn-Flores
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
My specializations include but are not limited to life transitions, depression, anxiety, relationship changes, performance anxiety/stage fright, pregnancy & postpartum issues, substance use, and adolescent issues.
Ready to make changes? Need support? Finding the right therapist to partner with can make the difference. I have worked in schools, parent/child centers, and mental health agencies supporting people as they work through change in their lives. I will listen and work with you to contemplate solutions to problems that can feel overwhelming.
(802) 466-4181
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
My specializations include but are not limited to life transitions, depression, anxiety, relationship changes, performance anxiety/stage fright, pregnancy & postpartum issues, substance use, and adolescent issues.
Ready to make changes? Need support? Finding the right therapist to partner with can make the difference. I have worked in schools, parent/child centers, and mental health agencies supporting people as they work through change in their lives. I will listen and work with you to contemplate solutions to problems that can feel overwhelming.
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Donna Steinberg
Psychologist, PhD, MEd Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
My clientele seek help with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, couples distress, trauma, parenting difficulties, relationship conflict, and major life transitions. Although I tailor the treatment plan to meet each couple's or individual's needs, the majority of my interventions are drawn from the cognitive-behavioral toolset. I seek to understand strengths, as well as the problems that bring people into my office. Using well-timed humor, relevant research information, and meaningful feedback, I collaboratively design treatment plans that feel "doable." Usually, my clients feel relief in the first few sessions.
(802) 449-4819
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
My clientele seek help with a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, couples distress, trauma, parenting difficulties, relationship conflict, and major life transitions. Although I tailor the treatment plan to meet each couple's or individual's needs, the majority of my interventions are drawn from the cognitive-behavioral toolset. I seek to understand strengths, as well as the problems that bring people into my office. Using well-timed humor, relevant research information, and meaningful feedback, I collaboratively design treatment plans that feel "doable." Usually, my clients feel relief in the first few sessions.
Miriam R. Osofsky
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients only
I treat trauma, anxiety, OCD, and depression by blending techniques from Internal Family Systems and CBT.
Whether I am with a child, teen, adult, couple or family, I strive to earn my clients' trust with honesty, warmth and humor; a secure and close therapeutic relationship allows for the most healing and progress. A lot of psychological distress occurs when people feel cut off from or ashamed of some of their feelings. I help clients access and feel compassion about previously disavowed feelings and parts of themselves, allowing for better self-care and self-regulation, and greater closeness with loved ones.
(603) 941-4334
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients only
I treat trauma, anxiety, OCD, and depression by blending techniques from Internal Family Systems and CBT.
Whether I am with a child, teen, adult, couple or family, I strive to earn my clients' trust with honesty, warmth and humor; a secure and close therapeutic relationship allows for the most healing and progress. A lot of psychological distress occurs when people feel cut off from or ashamed of some of their feelings. I help clients access and feel compassion about previously disavowed feelings and parts of themselves, allowing for better self-care and self-regulation, and greater closeness with loved ones.
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Dorie Porcelli
Counselor, MA, LPC, LCMHC Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I am clinically trained in two levels of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy which helps you to understand how thoughts keep you depressed/anxious, how the stress response works, decrease worry and physical stress, elevate mood, and explore a pathway of life-long acceptance, healing and inner peace.
We all experience periods when stress has become overwhelming, when we have lost our direction and meaning in life, have experienced the loss of a beloved person, becoming a widow/widower, or are experiencing other life transitions. It is my hope that our work together will offer a life-line to discovering a purpose and deeper connection to what is true for you and what is longing for expression. I work with adults in traditional methods of psychotherapy and mindfulness-based approaches. My purpose is to support your developing awareness into what is most skillful for living your highest potential for happiness and wellbeing.
(267) 843-8109
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I am clinically trained in two levels of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy which helps you to understand how thoughts keep you depressed/anxious, how the stress response works, decrease worry and physical stress, elevate mood, and explore a pathway of life-long acceptance, healing and inner peace.
We all experience periods when stress has become overwhelming, when we have lost our direction and meaning in life, have experienced the loss of a beloved person, becoming a widow/widower, or are experiencing other life transitions. It is my hope that our work together will offer a life-line to discovering a purpose and deeper connection to what is true for you and what is longing for expression. I work with adults in traditional methods of psychotherapy and mindfulness-based approaches. My purpose is to support your developing awareness into what is most skillful for living your highest potential for happiness and wellbeing.
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Amy Woodward
Counselor, MS, LCMHC, LPC Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients only
I AM CURRENTLY FULL AND NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME. Welcome! I'm so glad you're here. A little bit about me - I am a licensed therapist, licensed to practice in VT, NH, and PA; I have over five years of experience providing individual counseling and over 15 years working in the mental health field. 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, identify strategies and skills to get you there, and the confidence to keep it going long after.
Verified
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients only
I AM CURRENTLY FULL AND NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME. Welcome! I'm so glad you're here. A little bit about me - I am a licensed therapist, licensed to practice in VT, NH, and PA; I have over five years of experience providing individual counseling and over 15 years working in the mental health field. 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, identify strategies and skills to get you there, and the confidence to keep it going long after.
Rebekah Carter
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
There are many reasons to come into therapy. I specialize in issues with mood and trauma. This can be seen as feelings of anxiety, depression, low mood or mood swings. There are many different ways an affected mood can play out in life. You may be trying to manage deep painful emotions, outbursts of anger, feelings of emptiness, low motivation, lethargy or restless energy. It may result in difficulty making decisions, issues relating to others, feeling dependent on others, having difficulty saying no or asking for help, perfectionism, rigidity or black and white thinking.
(603) 874-1405
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
There are many reasons to come into therapy. I specialize in issues with mood and trauma. This can be seen as feelings of anxiety, depression, low mood or mood swings. There are many different ways an affected mood can play out in life. You may be trying to manage deep painful emotions, outbursts of anger, feelings of emptiness, low motivation, lethargy or restless energy. It may result in difficulty making decisions, issues relating to others, feeling dependent on others, having difficulty saying no or asking for help, perfectionism, rigidity or black and white thinking.
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Nick Doolittle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Norwich, VT 05055
My treatment specialties include: anxiety and depression, teens, family therapy, addiction, major life changes, grief and loss, couples counseling, and coping with chronic disease/pain.
Therapy is about healing. It's about bringing careful attention to emotional wounds (both old and new) and working with the difficult mental/emotional patterns that interfere with our ability to be healthy and happy. In my practice, I create a client-centered, safe, and confidential environment that makes this work both possible and rewarding. I participate fully in the client's process, holding the space that can allow healing to occur. Most would describe my style as interactive and relational. Depending on the client and presenting need, my treatment modality ranges between Cognitive-Behavioral, mindfulness-based, and psychodynamic.
(724) 987-5643
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Norwich, VT 05055
My treatment specialties include: anxiety and depression, teens, family therapy, addiction, major life changes, grief and loss, couples counseling, and coping with chronic disease/pain.
Therapy is about healing. It's about bringing careful attention to emotional wounds (both old and new) and working with the difficult mental/emotional patterns that interfere with our ability to be healthy and happy. In my practice, I create a client-centered, safe, and confidential environment that makes this work both possible and rewarding. I participate fully in the client's process, holding the space that can allow healing to occur. Most would describe my style as interactive and relational. Depending on the client and presenting need, my treatment modality ranges between Cognitive-Behavioral, mindfulness-based, and psychodynamic.
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Caleb Shepherd
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Norwich, VT 05055
I am skilled in working with a variety of behavioral health issues including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, marital and relationship challenges, stress, and phase-of-life concerns.
After 20 years of practice, I have observed that meaningful change is possible for people, no matter how stuck or unhappy one may feel . I look forward to helping you identify and successfully modify issues in your life circumstances or relationships that feel stale, repetitive, or dysfunctional. Through self-exploration, re-examination of your goals, and improved communication of your needs, I will help you move toward living intentionally and fully.
(802) 778-0941
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Norwich, VT 05055
I am skilled in working with a variety of behavioral health issues including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, marital and relationship challenges, stress, and phase-of-life concerns.
After 20 years of practice, I have observed that meaningful change is possible for people, no matter how stuck or unhappy one may feel . I look forward to helping you identify and successfully modify issues in your life circumstances or relationships that feel stale, repetitive, or dysfunctional. Through self-exploration, re-examination of your goals, and improved communication of your needs, I will help you move toward living intentionally and fully.
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Jacqueline Brill
Counselor, MA, LCMHC Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I work with adults struggling with such issues as self-worth, lack of trust, shame / fear, anxiety, depression.
I work with adult individuals of all ages and life stages, especially those who want to deepen their self-understanding and growth. I enjoy helping people work through a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, low self esteem, eating and substance misuse. I particularly like helping people to improve romantic and work relationships. Open communication and trust are essential in creating an intimate relationship that thrives. Gaining self understanding is often the key to becoming a more tactful and therefore effective communicator.
(603) 769-3021
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I work with adults struggling with such issues as self-worth, lack of trust, shame / fear, anxiety, depression.
I work with adult individuals of all ages and life stages, especially those who want to deepen their self-understanding and growth. I enjoy helping people work through a variety of issues, including anxiety, depression, low self esteem, eating and substance misuse. I particularly like helping people to improve romantic and work relationships. Open communication and trust are essential in creating an intimate relationship that thrives. Gaining self understanding is often the key to becoming a more tactful and therefore effective communicator.
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Michelle Harkins
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LCMHC, LADC Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
I specialize in treating co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, social phobia, trauma, relationships, parenting, life transitions and pregnancy & postpartum issues.
Are you struggling emotionally with the stressors of life and need support? If so, I welcome you to meet with me to be heard and understood. Together we will work to process your experiences and find healthy solutions to create positive life changes. Through this process we will work to understand how your thoughts, feelings and core beliefs influence the choices you make in your life. I offer a non-judgmental environment and the focus of our work is centered around your specific needs and goals. I look forward to meeting with you!
(603) 931-4129
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
I specialize in treating co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, social phobia, trauma, relationships, parenting, life transitions and pregnancy & postpartum issues.
Are you struggling emotionally with the stressors of life and need support? If so, I welcome you to meet with me to be heard and understood. Together we will work to process your experiences and find healthy solutions to create positive life changes. Through this process we will work to understand how your thoughts, feelings and core beliefs influence the choices you make in your life. I offer a non-judgmental environment and the focus of our work is centered around your specific needs and goals. I look forward to meeting with you!
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John Nesbitt LICSW
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I work with adolescents and adults on a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, identity questions, and life transitions; adolescents struggling to thrive socially or academically; the impact of learning disabilities on social and emotional functioning; and parents struggling to effectively support their children.
Are you feeling overwhelmed or unsatisfied at home, school, work, or in an important relationship? Is your child struggling socially or academically? I provide a warm, professional, and respectful environment where we will explore the concerns that brought you to therapy. We will work together to develop a coherent narrative of what is working and not working in your life, and draw on my experience and training to cultivate the insights, tools, and resources to create positive change. My website is www.johnnesbittlicsw.com
(617) 440-7206
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
I work with adolescents and adults on a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, identity questions, and life transitions; adolescents struggling to thrive socially or academically; the impact of learning disabilities on social and emotional functioning; and parents struggling to effectively support their children.
Are you feeling overwhelmed or unsatisfied at home, school, work, or in an important relationship? Is your child struggling socially or academically? I provide a warm, professional, and respectful environment where we will explore the concerns that brought you to therapy. We will work together to develop a coherent narrative of what is working and not working in your life, and draw on my experience and training to cultivate the insights, tools, and resources to create positive change. My website is www.johnnesbittlicsw.com
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Karen Lee Gillock
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Using evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I specialize in helping people with anxiety and related problems, including depression, stress, trauma, cancer survivorship, adult ADHD, chronic pain, insomnia, and behavioral medicine. If any of these are interfering with your efforts to achieve healthy goals, maximize your growth potential, and lead a happy, productive life, we could work together to help you identify the psychological and situational factors that are blocking you and teach you the necessary skills to more effectively manage or eliminate those factors. CBT is a very effective way to help you do this.
(603) 448-3588
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Using evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), I specialize in helping people with anxiety and related problems, including depression, stress, trauma, cancer survivorship, adult ADHD, chronic pain, insomnia, and behavioral medicine. If any of these are interfering with your efforts to achieve healthy goals, maximize your growth potential, and lead a happy, productive life, we could work together to help you identify the psychological and situational factors that are blocking you and teach you the necessary skills to more effectively manage or eliminate those factors. CBT is a very effective way to help you do this.
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Gregory V Wilson
Pastoral Counselor/Therapist, DMin
Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
Dr. Gregory Wilson offers affordable counseling for individuals, families, couples, and children. He has thirty years' experience, including working with codependency, anxiety and depression, and intimacy and communication issues. The focus is based on this question,” What needs to change to get you going where you want to go?, and what is gong on that the change has yet to happen? “The more the drive toward life is thwarted, the stronger is the drive toward destruction; the more life is realized, the less is the strength of destructiveness. Destructiveness is the outcome of unlived life.”
(772) 919-8043
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Office is near:
Norwich, VT 05055
Offers online therapy
Dr. Gregory Wilson offers affordable counseling for individuals, families, couples, and children. He has thirty years' experience, including working with codependency, anxiety and depression, and intimacy and communication issues. The focus is based on this question,” What needs to change to get you going where you want to go?, and what is gong on that the change has yet to happen? “The more the drive toward life is thwarted, the stronger is the drive toward destruction; the more life is realized, the less is the strength of destructiveness. Destructiveness is the outcome of unlived life.”

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Depression Therapists
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression therapists in Norwich. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.