226 Rockingham Rd, Londonderry NH 03053 | office@birchtreecounseling.com
 
 
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Dedicated Practice and Caring Staff in Londonderry and Laconia, New Hampshire


Birch Tree Counseling in Londonderry and New Leaf Counseling located in Laconia, are dedicated to having excellent mental health care available to the public at a reasonable fee. Known for warmth and responsiveness, the staff welcomes inquiries as to services available and the backgrounds and training of the therapists. Preventative mental health is also an important focus. A broad range of client concerns and ages are served by our well-trained and dedicated staff.
 
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Some of the Services Available

 
• Abuse Situations
• Adolescent Issues
• Bereavement
• Child/Play Therapy
• Christian Counseling
 
• Couple and Marital Issues
• EMDR
• Family Therapy
• Groups
• Individual Adult Therapy
 
• Parenting Issues
• Prayer
• Transition and Loss Issues
• Trauma
 
 

Our Staff

 

Kay E. Edwards, M.Ed., LCMHC

Director, Psychotherapist
Registered Play Therapist and Supervisor

Kay received her M.Ed. in Counseling from the University of New Hampshire and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Kay is a Certified Play Therapist and Certified Therapist in EMDR. She specializes in children, teens, families, teaching and public speaking. Some of her memberships include: The Association of Play Therapy (APT), the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA), and the American Association of Christian Counselors.
 

Wesley Shattuck, M.Ed., LCMHC

Psychotherapist, Personal and Professional Development Life Coach and Consultant

Wes is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor with extensive training that includes EMDR and more than 30 years clinical. He works with individual, couples and groups, entrepreneurial business and non-profits. Wesley's clients get results. He helps clients reduce and clear away anxiety and phobias, desensitize trauma, manage and capitalize on ADHD, have hope, realize goals, and create harmony and teamwork in their relationships. Some of his memberships include: the American Counseling Association, the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, and American Association of Christian Counselors.
 

Carolyn Arndt, MA, LCMHC

Psychotherapist

Carolyn received her MA in Counseling and her NH Guidance Certification from Rivier College. As a former teacher and school counselor, Carolyn has had years of experience teaching and working with adolescents and adults. Some of Carolyn's specialties include anxiety disorders, depression, grief and loss, ADHD and learning disabilities, relationships, and parenting issues. She has served on the Board of NH Mental Health Counselors Association for several years and also belongs to American Mental Health Counselors Association.
 

Matt Anderson, MA, LCMHC

Psychotherapist

Matt received his MA in both Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Matt specializes in individual and couples counseling and has a particular interest in blended family dynamics, depression and other mood disorders, and male sexual issues. Matt is trained in EMDR. He is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the American Association of Christian Counselors.
 

Dolores Lachance Charpentier, MA, LCMHC

Psychotherapist

Dolores received her M.A. in Counseling from Rivier College and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Dolores' experience includes work with women's issues, loss and grief resolution, anxiety, depression, recovery from substance abuse, relapse prevention, adoption issues, life transitions, trauma resolution, and pain management. Dolores is trained in EMDR. Memberships include the NH Mental Health Counselors Association and the Association of Christian Therapists (ACT).
 

Jessica Michaud, MA, MTS, LCMHC

Psychotherapist

Jessica is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor who received her MA in Christian counseling from Franciscan University of Steubenville as well as her MTS in Sacred Theology & Marriage and Family Studies and Bioethics. She enjoys individual and group counseling with children, adolescents and adults. Some of her specialties include depression, anxiety, women's issues, self esteem, life transitions, EMDR, crisis/trauma intervention, eating disorders, abuse recovery and Christian counseling. She is a Certified Crisis Intervention Stabilization Management Specialist.
 

Robert Thompson, LICSW, ACSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Bob received his MSW from Boston College and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in both NH and MA. He has over 20 years of clinical experience and also works as a middle school Social Worker/Adjustment Counselor in Lowell, MA. Some of Bob's specialties include child, adolescent, adult, couples, family, and group counseling, conflict resolution, anger management, depression, anxiety, sexual offender issues, and some substance abuse counseling. Bob is a member of the NASW and the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW).
 

Crystal Mohrmann, MA, LCMHC

Psychotherapist

Crystal received her MA in Mental Health Counseling from Rivier College in Nashua, NH and is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in NH. She has experience working with both children and adults. Some of her specialties and/or areas of interest include: grief and loss, depression and anxiety, women's issues, self esteem and relationship issues as well as animal assisted therapy. Crystal is also currently pursuing her Certification in Thanatology (death, dying and bereavement or grief therapy). She is currently a member of the New Hampshire Mental Health Counselors Association and previously served on their board as the Chair of Professional Development for two years.
 
 
 
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Toby

Therapy dog in training

Toby is a black & white Border collie mix who has completed two obedience classes and is continuing on with training towards his Therapy Dog Certification. He joins Crystal in many sessions throughout the week.
 
 

Dianne Philion, MSW, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Dianne received her MSW from UNH and completed her clinical training at NH Association for the Blind and NH Hospital's Neuropsychiatric Unit. She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who enjoys working with all ages, specializing in children age 4 and up. Other areas of interest include grief, trauma, alcoholism, depression, anxiety, domestic violence, anger management, relationships and LGBT issues. She is trained in Sand Tray Therapy, Play Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Dianne is a member of the NASW and the Association for Play Therapy.
 

Vickie Mello, MS, LCMHC

Therapist

Vickie received her MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Eastern Nazarene College in MA. Vickie's experience includes working with children, adolescents and families through foster care, adoption, divorce and health related issues.
Vickie is trained in EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Sand Tray Therapy. She is a member of the NH Mental Health Counseling Association and the Association for Play Therapy.
 

Marcelle Ciampa, MA, LCMHC

Psychotherapist

Marcelle received her MA in both Mental Health Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor. Marcelle has experience working with adults, children and couples. Areas of interest include: women's issues, self esteem, depressions, anxiety, grief and loss, relationship and boundary issues. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the American Mental Health Counselors Association and the New Hampshire Mental Health Counselors Association.
 
Contact us in Londonderry603-425-2989 or Laconia 603-524-0777, to learn more about our mental healthcare practice.