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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
  • Depression
  • Grief Counseling
  • PTSD
  • Trauma
  • Self Esteem
  • Life Transitions
  • Mindfulness/Being Present Centered
  • Meditation
  • Spirituality
  • Life/Balance/Lifestyle Coaching
  • Health & Wellness 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), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused and Strength Based Therapy, and 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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