Jennie Holden, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist - Doctorate
Owner of Vitality Associates
Dr. Holden graduated from the University of Vermont with a bachelors degree in psychology and received her PhD at the California School of Professional Psychology. She is currently licensed as a Clinical Psychologist - Doctorate with the State of Vermont.
Dr. Holden offers a variety of psychological services in an individualized manner to best meet the needs of those she works with. She uses a variety of evidence-based approaches, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in her work to help clients to overcome the obstacles that are getting in the way of their current functioning and emotional well-being . She also relies on collaboration to find which approach would work best for each client and what should be the goals of treatment .
Dr. Holden provides individual and family therapy and has specialized training in working with children and adolescents with emotional and/or behavioral difficulties. She also has specialized training in working with individuals of all ages who have a history of trauma, have PTSD, or have anxiety, including obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).
Contact Dr. Holden for an appointment at 802-272-2545 or DrJennieHolden@gmail.com
Peter Dietz, Ed.D., LCMHC
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Dr. Dietz received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Connecticut and his master’s in clinical psychology and Doctorate in Rehabilitation Counseling from Mississippi State University. He is licensed as a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Vermont and as a Professional Counselor in New Jersey. He is board certified as a professional counselor from the American Psychotherapy Association.
Dr. Dietz has over 30 years of professional experience working in a wide variety of clinical settings. He has used these experiences to forge the basis of clinical practice which includes elements from most standard, and even non-traditional approaches. He uses what can be termed a pragmatic eclectic approach which simply put means use the best techniques and tools for each unique situation. Every person is unique, and this must be recognized, and their individual values, goals, and characteristics need to be taken into consideration when formulating a comprehensive and holistic treatment plan.
Dr. Dietz’s areas of experience and expertise include: behavior analytic approaches to challenging behaviors in developmental disabilities and autism; working with children and adolescents with ADHD, oppositional defiant disorders, and self-harm; and working with both children and adults experiencing numerous mental health challenges such as: anxiety, depression and stress related and trauma issues. He has also worked with adults, couples and families who have experienced challenges with substance abuse disorders, domestic abuse/violence, and relational and marital issues.
While the basis of treatment is on an out-patient platform, he incorporates in-home or in community settings when alternate, non-traditional approaches are indicated.
Contact Dr. Dietz for an appointment at (609) 707-0379 or Psolindietz@gmail.com. Currently, Dr. Dietz is doing telehealth only.
Daniela Caserta, MA
Pre-licensed Marriage and Family Psychotherapist
Daniela Caserta, MA is a pre-licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with family systems and young children. Daniela is a child development expert and is skilled at working with children who have experienced trauma, families struggling with parenting, and adolescents working on self-esteem. Daniela offers couples therapy for people who are looking to work on their relationship.
Using a blended approach to therapy when working with couples, individuals and adolescents, Daniela uses narrative, solution focused, structural and strategic interventions to engage with people. Daniela’s work is strength-based and grounded in the biology of resilience and developmental science. Having trained in Attachment, Regulation and Competency and the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics with Dr. Perry, Daniela is versed in strategies and knowledge that is evidenced based.
Daniela’s approach with children, is play-based and incorporates the use of routines, rituals, and rhythm to support self-regulation and expression of feelings. Daniela is versed in NEAR science and has been trained in the Adverse Childhood Experiences study. Daniela supports young children through storytelling, mindfulness, and psychodrama work within the context of a trusting and predictable environment.
Daniela is highly skilled in the following areas:
Play Based therapy with children
Family systems and Parenting Challenges
Adolescents and Young Adults needing social and life skill development
Couples needing some support and mediation
Individuals who have experienced trauma or who want to increase their coping skills
Contact Daniela for an appointment at (802) 522-9770 or email: CasertaConsultingVT@gmail.com
Hope Perini, MS
There are no manuals to life, however there are people in our lives that can try to help provide guidance when things get bumpy. I am one of those people who try to provide guidance, strength, and compassion to anyone who is seeking assistance. Therapeutically, I take a holistic approach to health, wellness, and healing working with physical, psychological and social needs. I utilize a variety of different therapeutic styles to meet the client's needs to include Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Positive Psychology, Cognitive Behavior Therapy & Case Management.
I have a background in working with youth who may struggle with juvenile justice, are foster youth, have drug and alcohol issues, special needs and mental/behavioral concerns. I have also worked with adults and families regarding many issues from addiction to mood disorders to relationship repair.
My graduate degree is in Health Psychology and bachelor's degree in Cultural Anthropology. I am a board certified Holistic Health Practitioner and Health Coach. I am also a nationally credentialed Advanced Victim Advocate and have worked extensively with victims of family violence with an emphasis on military families.
On a personal note: I am originally from rural Oregon however bounced around a few states as my husband was active duty Army. I have 4 wonderful children and a bunch of animals. I am an avid tea lover and create my own blends, so don't be surprised if you always see me with my tea cup. I look forward to working with you on your journey called life.
American Association of Drugless Practitioners Certifications:
Holistic Health Practitioner # 21604007
Health Coach #232534007
National Advocate Credentialing Program:
Credentialed Advocate Advanced Level # N94-460-1806 exp. Nov 30, 2020
VT Non-licensed psychotherapist # 097.0134903 exp, Nov. 30, 2022
Contact Hope for an appointment at (802)505-7471 or email: FindingHopeCounselingServices@gmail.com. Currently, Hope Perini is doing telehealth only.
Jamie Smith, MS
Jamie Smith graduated from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire with a bachelor of arts in anthropology and a masters of science in clinical mental health counseling.
Throughout Jamie's career she has worked with a wide variety of individuals in a wide variety of settings. Jamie has experience working in integrated primary care as well as private practice. She has has additional training in cognitive behavioral therapy, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, as well child parent psychotherapy. She typically will incorporate expressive arts, narrative therapy and other expressive tools into the therapy session to further enhance treatment.
Jamie provides individual and family therapy with a current focus on people who are struggling with adjustments, trauma, anxiety, depression and coexisting medical conditions. She specializes in working with diverse populations and has worked in both urban and rural areas of Vermont and New Hampshire. Jamie uses a very holistic approach to look beyond the problem and solution and reflect on the roles an individual plays in their daily lives and all other aspects of life that could be intertwined into the presenting problem.
Contact Jamie for an appointment at (802)505-9717 or email: JamieSmithcmhc@gmail.com.
Jamie offers weekday and weekend appointments.
Rachel Clokey, MA
Rachel Clokey received her BA from the University of Vermont with a major in psychology and minor in english. She then obtained her masters of arts in clinical psychology and mental health counseling in 2019 from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, VT. She completed her year-long internship at Woodside working with juveniles in rehabilitation while in her graduate program.
Rachel has worked with individuals ranging in age from five years old through adulthood. She has experience with a wide range of individuals of various identities, backgrounds, and socioeconomic statuses. She has specialized training in PTSD, trauma, anxiety, school-related issues, and behavioral disruption issues. She also has specialized training in working with children and adolescents and utilizing play therapy.
Rachel believes in the development of a positive therapeutic relationship to facilitate a cohesive counseling environment. She primarily utilizes a cognitive-behavioral approach, psychodynamic practices, as well as incorporating unique and current evidence based therapeutic approaches. Each session is catered to the best methods and tools unique to that individual.
Contact Rachel for an appointment at (802)828-7007 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Rachel is available for weekday and weekend appointments.
Kiwi Landry, MA
Kiwi Landry graduated from the University of Colorado- Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She received a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Vermont. She is a registered unlicensed therapist with the State of Vermont.
Kiwi uses a variety of approaches to best suit the needs of the individual client. She understands client’s presenting concerns from an attachment perspective. She believes in creating a strong therapeutic relationship in which clients are able to access internal resources, build upon external resources, explore unmet needs and reach their wellness goals. Kiwi pulls from therapeutic approaches such as Internal Family Systems (IFS), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Components Based Therapy (CBP). She has formal training in Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy and Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) framework. Kiwi has experience in treating individuals and families who experience posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), domestic violence, substance use and mood disorders (anxiety, depression, etc.). She specializes in working with individuals and families with a trauma background.
Contact Kiwi for an appointment at (802) 881-6514 or email@example.com
Sam Morrigan, BS
Sam Morrigan is working towards her masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University, with an expected graduation in June of 2023. She currently holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southern Columbia University in Alabama and an Associates degree in Human Services from Holyoke Community College in Massachusetts.
Sam works primarily with individuals and children and has a strong background in working with domestic violence survivors and those with various traumas. She also has experience working with families and kiddos with developmental delays and special needs, as well as foster families. Most recently, she worked as a supervisor for Children’s Integrated Services (CIS) Early Intervention. Sam's theoretical orientation lies within the client-centered, humanistic, and feministic theories. She also has experience as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community
A little about Sam:
I am originally from Western Massachusetts but resided in Tennessee for the last decade. I moved to the Northeast Kingdom in September with my husband and 3 youngest children. I have 4 children total ages 22, 11, 9, and 5. We have 5 cats, 1 dog and 4 guinea pigs. I used to foster guinea pigs in Tennessee for the Knoxville Guinea Pig Rescue. Who knew! I love going to the beach in any season and driving through the mountains. I look forward to learning more about you and walking with you on your journey of emotional wellness.
VT rostered non-licensed psychotherapist # 097.0135419, Expiration November 30, 2022.
Contact Sam Morrigan for an appointment at 802-745-8232 or Sam.Morrigan.VT@gmail.com.
Danielle Huntington, BA
Danielle is currently in her last semester for her Masters Degree in Psychology at Goddard College in Plainfield, VT with a graduation date of 12/22. She graduated from Johnson State College in 2013 where she double majored in both Elementary Education and Psychology.
Danielle has a history of providing addiction treatment to individuals who are incarcerated as well as providing support and guidance to families who have loved ones who are incarcerated. She has treated individuals who are re-entering the community and need help learning skills to prevent re-incarceration. She also has a strong passion to help those who struggle with mood disorders, personality disorders, behavioral issues, and/ or addiction. Additionally, she has both personal and professional experience with teenagers who struggle and are trying to find their way.
Danielle believes in a person centered approach and the importance of meeting people where they are at. She enjoys using her formalized training in trauma, focus oriented therapy and narrative therapy to help people free themselves of their struggles.
"Sometimes all we need is someone to listen to us, someone who can hear what we have to say and who can help guide us through the places where we feel stuck. If you are in a place or have a loved one who thinks that you are in a place where you need some guidance to move forward, lets see, if together, we can edit your story!"
Danielle is currently working with individuals and couples offering telehealth appointments during the evening and weekend hours.
Contact Danielle for an appointment by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone 802-995-4521.