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Vanessa L. Adams, LMHC

Works with:

Adult Individuals (age 18 and up)

Therapy Approach:

I believe that the connection between a therapist and client is crucial to the
therapeutic relationship, and in developing a comfortable, trusting and mutually
respectful atmosphere. I strive to create a “Safe and Sacred Space” for my clients
to be able to open up, be your authentic self, explore life’s ebbs and flows, ask
questions, learn, grow, heal and thrive. My approach is warm, calm, empathic,
conversational, strength based, client centered, supportive, and non-judgmental.

Areas of Specialization:

  • Anxiety
  • ADD/ADHD
  • Depression
  • Grief Counseling
  • PTSD
  • Trauma
  • Self Esteem
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness/Being Present Centered
  • Meditation
  • Spirituality
  • Life/Balance/Lifestyle Coaching
  • Health & Wellness Coaching
  • Spirituality Coaching
  • Passion and Purpose Coaching
  • Organizational Skills
  • Living Your Best Life

Getting to know me:

I believe taking part in therapy shows courage, and a willingness to make positive
changes for your growth and wellbeing. It is an honor to work with you and to be
present with you on your journey.

I provide both brief and long-term in-depth therapy and have over 20 years of
experience as a therapist. Drawing on a variety of psychotherapy approaches
including Client Centered Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Insight-Oriented
Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CBT),
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI),
Solution Focused and Strength Based Therapy, Trauma Therapy, Internal Family
Systems (IFST), Parts Therapy, and Spiritual Coaching, Finding Your Purpose,
Life/Balance/Lifestyle Coaching, Health and Wellness Coaching. The result is an
eclectic and holistic approach that is individualized for each client and designed to
help each client reach their own personal goals.

Professional Training:

-Cambridge College, Massachusetts – Bachelor of Health Sciences
-Cambridge College, Massachusetts – Master’s in Education/Counseling Psychology
-Cambridge College, Massachusetts – Certificate of Advanced Studies in Counseling Psychology

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