Chad O'Brien LICSW
Chad has been practicing as a psychotherapist for 10 years. In addition to providing therapy, Chad also teaches at the UNH School For Social Work, teaching clinical practice courses in the graduate program. Chad specializes in oppositional behaviors in teens and pre-teens, addiction, relationship concerns, depressive symptoms, and helping young adults find focus in their lives.
Lindsay Herdman, LICSW, MLADC
For more than 6 years, Lindsay has been providing compassionate, effective, evidence-based therapy to adolescents and adults. Lindsay specializes in treating anxiety, depression, and substance use disorders.
Bonnie Simon, LICSW
Bonnie earned her Master's degree in social work from the University of New Hampshire in 2016. She interned at Addiction Recovery Services while enrolled in the Master's program and has been employed at the agency since graduating. 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. Bonnie believes in utilizing a strengths-based approach to increase individuals' self-worth. She is passionate about practicing gratitude on a daily basis and living a healthy lifestyle.
Jessica Pinkham LICSW
With more than 13 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 motherhood.
Kelly L. Fournier, LICSW
Kelly L. Fournier, LICSW is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with a Bachelor's degree in Clinical Psychology, an Associate Degree in Chemical Dependency with a Concentration in Nutrition. Kelly holds a certificate in the treatment of eating disorders as well. With over ten years experience, Kelly provides individual and couples therapy using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy and Motivational Interviewing.
Christina Hess, Intake and Scheduling Coordinator
Christina is the point of contact for getting in for your first appointment, reviewing policies and procedures and asking questions about the intake process. She is also the friendly voice on the other end of the phone when you call to make changes to your appointments. Christina comes to LifeBalance with years of experience int he medical field.