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Jennie Holden, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist - Doctorate

Owner of Vitality Associates

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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

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  Currently, Dr. Dietz is doing telehealth only.

Daniela Caserta, LMFT, MA
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

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Daniela Caserta, LMFT, MA is a 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:

  1. Play Based therapy with children

  2. Family systems and Parenting Challenges

  3. Adolescents and Young Adults needing social and life skill development

  4. Couples needing some support and mediation

  5. Individuals who have experienced trauma or who want to increase their coping skills

Contact Daniela for an appointment at (802) 522-9770 or email:

Hope Perini, MS

Pre-licensed Psychotherapist


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: Currently, Hope Perini is doing telehealth only.

Jamie Smith, MS

Pre-licensed Psychotherapist

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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:  

Jamie offers weekday and weekend appointments.

Rachel Clokey, MA
Pre-licensed Psychotherapist

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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

Kiwi Landry, LCMHC, MA
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

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Kiwi Landry is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with the State of Vermont.  She 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. 


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) 556-3515 or

Sam Morrigan, BS
Pre-licensed Psychotherapist

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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

Danielle Huntington, MA
Pre-licensed Psychotherapist

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Danielle graduated with her masters degree in Psychology from Goddard College in Plainfield, VT.  She holds bachelor degrees in both Elementary Education and Psychology from Johnson State College.

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 or in person appointments at an office in Newport, VT.


Contact Danielle for an appointment by email at or by phone 802-995-4521.

Shaylan Cunliffe, MA
Pre-licensed Psychotherapist

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Shaylan (she/her) graduated from The Hartt School of Music, Dance, and Theatre with a BFA in Actor Training in 2010, which unexpectedly started her path toward graduate education in drama therapy and psychology. Shaylan received her masters degree in psychology in 2019 and is currently a candidate for her doctorate in psychology with Meridian University. Meridian University is a transformative learning program that has shaped Shaylan toward becoming a budding imaginal psychologist who embraces the healing applications of expressive arts; mindfulness; Internal Family Systems (IFS), somatic awareness; psychodynamic, transpersonal, and cognitive behavioral techniques allowing her to collaboratively build safe and equitable containers with those she supports along their paths toward wholeness. 


Shaylan has experience working in community mental health through an integrated care model with individuals from adolescence through adulthood. Her compassionate, person-centered support is well suited for those navigating trauma backgrounds, loss and grief, mood disorders, relationship dynamics, identity development, personal growth, neurodivergence, and those involved in creative and performing arts. Shaylan’s dissertation examines what is beyond “conventional” diagnoses, exploring how to support the integration of altered states of consciousness and spiritual emergence through a transpersonal lens. 


VT rostered non-licensed psychotherapist #097.0134961 

Expires November 2024


Contact Shaylan for an appointment at (802) 671-5220 or email  Shaylan currently has availability for telehealth sessions with adults.

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Andrew Juettner, M.Ed.
Pre-licensed Psychotherapist

Andrew received his BS in Psychology at College of St. Joseph.  He then went on to obtain a Master of Education degree and is currently completing his PhD in Psychology.  He has been working in the mental health field primarily with children and families since 1995. His work experience includes case management services for a large community mental health center, Program Director of an adolescent residential facility, and Supervisor of Clinical Staff for a short term stabilization program in NH. He has experience in individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy and training development and delivery for staff. 

Andrew is a rostered, non-licensed noncertified psychotherapist in the state of Vermont.  In his practice he makes use of positive psychology, emotional intelligence traits, and emotion regulation. Additionally, he works with care-givers providing psychoeducation to foster conscious parenting through a trauma informed lense. 

Contact Andrew for an appointment at (802) 505-9030 or email

Zelorie graduated from The University of Massachusetts Global in 2021 with a masters degree in social work. She also holds undergraduate degrees in sociology and behavioral science.  Zelorie is currently working towards clinical licensure.

Prior to joining Vitality Associates, Zelorie spent eight years working in California serving at-risk foster youth with mental, emotional, and behavioral health needs. During her time working with these youth she was able to gain firsthand experience in working with children suffering through residual trauma following neglect, physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. In addition, Zelorie is adept in crisis management and intervention, such as self-harm, suicidal ideation, physical aggression, and sexualized behaviors.

Zelorie utilizes an eclectic, client-centered approach to help guide her practice.  She hopes to help engage children and families to enhance their capacity for self-awareness, self-regulation and increase overall emotional intelligence and improve family functioning.

Contact Zelorie for an appointment at (802) 417-2334 or email

Zelorie Lowrey, MSW
Pre-licensed Psychotherapist

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