Bonnie Simon, LICSW
Bonnie specializes in working with clients who experience anxiety, panic attacks, feelings of being overwhelmed and coping with life stressors, and obsessive compulsive disorders. She also works with adolescents and their families. Bonnie believes in utilizing a strengths-based approach to increase an individual's self-worth and is passionate about practicing gratitude on a daily basis and living a healthy lifestyle.
With a Master's degree in Social Work from the University of New Hampshire, Bonnie also interned at Addiction Recovery Services. Her past experience includes working in educational settings with children, adolescents, and families. She facilitated groups that discussed self-empowerment, domestic violence, the importance of community support, and substance abuse. She has experience collaborating with local community agencies and connecting individuals to supportive resources.
Jessica Pinkham LICSW
With 15 years practicing as a psychotherapist, Jessica's passion lies in treatment of women. Jessica brings expertise in anxiety, depression, overwhelm and the unique challenges of all stages of life. Jessica is certified as a Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider and offers opportunities for any clients attending services at LifeBalance to get a nutritional assessment and support around nutritional alternatives for managing mental health needs. As the owner of LifeBalance, Jessica is dedicated to ensuring all clients have access to care and clinicians with expertise and dedication to clients overall health.
Molly Vaillincourt, LICSW MLADC
Molly is an LICSW and MLADC counselor specializing in issues involving substance use, addiction, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and trauma. She strives to create a safe therapeutic environment where clients can explore emotional roadblocks in order to heal past wounds and trauma. Throughout the journey, she works with individuals to better understand how past experiences play a role in present behaviors, relationships, and thought patterns.
Molly fosters a "one size doesn't fit all" approach as she collaborates with clients to set measurable, realistic, and achievable goals that enable the individual to work toward future change. Using a variety of mental health techniques, Molly supports clients in their efforts to build coping skills and strategies to better manage thoughts and behaviors contributing to stress, depression, and anxiety.
Stacy Carpenter, LICSW MLADC
Stacy has over 20 years of experience working with individuals managing mental health and substance use. As a social worker and substance-abuse clinician, Stacy has provided individual and group therapy for adults couples and families.
Using a variety of supportive therapy techniques including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy approaches, Stacy supports clients and utilizing their Strengths to manage current symptoms and develop an active plan for wellness and recovery.
Veronica Ulery, MLADC
With over 10 years of working in many community settings, Veronica assists both individuals and couples with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, and stress-related concerns. Veronica uses Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused, and Strengths-based approaches to help clients reach their goals.
As a MLADC, Veronica specialize in substance use and abuse, both to individuals suffering from addictions and for family members who are impacted by their loved one's addictive behaviors. Veronica is able to provide LADC evaluations (when required or recommended by a defense attorney or through court order). Veronica works with adults that struggle with substance use, helping clients to explore how substance use affects them and their mental health.
Veronica also utilizes her therapy dog, Maple, providing comfort to clients as they explore challenges and learn self-care skills.
Nicole Dale, MLADC (starting September 2019)
Nicole has been working in the field with adolescents and adults impacted by addiction for over 10 years. She is passionate about helping those impacted achieve balance and serenity within their daily life. The path to recovery looks different for everyone therefore; Nicole works to achieve a path that works to meet each individual's journey. Over the last several years, Nicole has worked with adolescents and their families providing prevention and intervention services both in the private and public sectors. She believes in working with families as a system and supporting each individual impacted by a person's substance misuse. Nicole is also able to provide LADC evaluations to satisfy the needs ordered by the judicial system within the criminal and marital Courts.
Lindsay Herdman, LICSW, MLADC
Lindsay provides compassionate, effective, evidence-based therapy to adolescents and adults, with a focus on treating anxiety and depression, women's issues, and life transition issues such as parenting, divorce and grief.
As a MLADC, Lindsay has expertise in substance use and abuse, both to individuals suffering from addictions and for family members who are impacted by their loved one's addictive behaviors. Lindsay is able to provide LADC evaluations (when required or recommended by a defense attorney or through court order) and is an approved NH Impaired Driver Service Provider (IDSP) and provides DWI aftercare counseling.
Jessica Hossfeld, LICSW
Jessica works with teen and adults who struggle with with self-esteem, chronic illness and pain, depression, family conflict, and women's issues. She helps clients who may feel broken or haunted by their past, begin to focus on the present and the future as they find the answers and solutions to live in love, joy and peace.
Jessica is passionate about providing treatment to Veterans with a focus on combat trauma, anger management, PTSD, and relationship issues. She has earned many certifications and previously served Veterans through the VA.
Jessica also provides coaching services around life transitions. Clients who feel stuck and unfulfilled, unsure of their life goals or face a difficult personal challenge, may benefit from an individualized and actionable coaching plan. If you are looking to identify and define your purpose and mission in life, get unstuck, or gain knowledge and insight in one to two sessions, coaching with Jessica may be the right choice for you.
Susan Hamann, LMFT
Susan has 10+ years experience in emotional wellness. She has been helping adolescents, adults, couples and families with anxiety, depression, mood disorders and relationship challenges in a variety of mental health settings. Utilizing cognitive behavioral and behavioral change techniques Susan supports clients in improving their overall health.
Jennifer St.Pierre, LICSW
Jennifer comes to us with over 14 years of experience. Her focus is on cognitive behavioral interventions and trauma informed care to help clients with grief and loss, depression and anxiety and the struggles associated with coping as a caregiver. Jennifer uses a client driven solution focused approach to provide compassionate support to all clients around life balance and whole life health and wellness.