Joyce Anderson is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor specializing in individual, groups, and family therapy with Substance Abuse.
With over twenty years’ experience as a substance abuse clinician, and as a graduate of Johnson State College specializing in Psychology, she brings with her experience and knowledge in all areas of the addiction field. She has worked in an inpatient facility for ten years, outpatient facility for four years and with students in a school setting for five years. Her combination of the different milieus gives her the versatility of working with many individuals that are having substance abuse issues. She has been currently serving as private practitioner now for over six years, working with a broad spectrum of clients.
In addition to being a prominent clinical therapist, Joyce has taught classes at the New England School of Addiction Studies for seven years.
Joyce is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Bachelors of Arts specializing in Psychology
License, Certifications & Awards:
Certified Alcohol & Drug Clinician
Active Member of National Alcohol & Drug Addictions Counselors and the Vermont Addiction Professional Association
Jeremy Ashton MDiv MS LADC- Behavioral Health Specialist
802-772-0700 ext. 108
- Social action among native Canadians
- Education including special and computer
- Community rehabilitation and treatment of those with severe and persistent mental illness
- Substance abuse counseling and home care visits
- Clergy: home and hospital visits and patients with Alzheimer’s or dementia, relatives and family
He has successfully explored Solution Focused Counseling, Twelve Steps, and alternative approaches to health. His clients have included older or incapacitated people. Roles he has worked have ranged through: volunteer, clerical, support work, school principal, licensed addiction clinician, clinical supervisor. Member of NAADAC and presenter for Association of Christian Therapists and for Vermont professional conferences.
Places lived in include the UK, Canada, several states and now Vermont. Experiences include various therapies, immigration, undergoing various therapies, being an international conference speaker, a husband and father. Interested in guitar, writing, media creation, abstract art and meditation. He now enjoys working for this agency with addiction and general counseling for a full range of clients, often suboxone patients.
Jonathan Chack, MS, LCMHC- Behavioral Health Specialist
Christopher Chadwick, MS, LADC, CASAC, AFC- C.E.O.
Christopher Chadwick is a Licensed Behavioral therapist and an Accredited Forensic Specialist in Forensic Counseling, specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Rutland, VT.
Christopher has over 20 years of experience in the social services field including complex multi-faceted therapy, law enforcement, Drug Courts and experience working within the prison system. He is a graduate of Norwich University with a Masters Degree, and he is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among his areas of expertise are criminal justice involved consumers, offender community re-integration, mental health, substance abuse, anger management, family systems, DUI / DWI Cases, domestic violence, criminal offenders including Sexual Offender Risk Assessments and working with victims of criminal acts.
Christopher is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical direct feedback to help clients effectively manage personal life challenges. He integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. Therapy models utilized include; Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Consequential Thinking and others. With empathy and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to and possible of accomplishing.
License, Certifications & Awards
Licensed Alcohol Drug Counselor-Vermont
Credentialed Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counselor- New York
The International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium-Internationally Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor
Accredited Forensic Counselor
He has been awarded Outstanding Citizenship Award for New York State
Accepted into Who’s Who among Business Professionals
National Drug Court Coordinator Certification
Eagle Scout Award with Order of Arrow Honors
Professional Activities and Memberships
American College of Forensic Examiners Institute
National Drug Court Institute
National Drug Court Association Professional
Association for Addiction Professionals
Vermont Addiction Professionals Association
Morgan Grant, MS, R-DMT- Behavioral Health Specialist
Morgan Grant (pronouns: she/her/hers or they/them/theirs) is a Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT) and Rostered Mental Health Clinician. She works with children, adults, families, and groups from a client-centered perspective, allowing the individual needs of each client to inform treatment goals and interventions. Morgan utilizes a variety of somatic approaches in her work, emphasizing the mind-body connection as an integral part of increasing self-awareness and healing. Morgan also uses a combination of cognitive behavioral (CBT), dialectical behavioral (DBT), relational-cultural (RCT), play therapy, expressive arts, and parts work interventions to meet clients where they are and support them in achieving their goals. Morgan has passion for and experience working with 2SLGBTQIA+ youth and adults, and she works through a trauma-sensitive, gender-affirming lens to help clients build resilience and address the impacts of systemic and structural oppression on mental health outcomes.
Morgan earned a BA in legal theory and psychology from The American University in Washington D.C. and earned her MA in dance/movement therapy and mental health counseling from Antioch University New England. During her graduate training, she utilized a combination of dance therapy and counseling in field work with young children and caregivers, adults with developmental disabilities and traumatic brain injuries, adolescents with behavioral, academic, and social/emotional challenges in residential treatment, and adults seeking peer support for mental health and substance use. She currently provides individual psychotherapy and facilitates three psychotherapeutic groups, including anger management for adults, a process group for LGBTQIA+ teens aged 14-19, and creative coping skills for adults.
Trisha Meyer, MA, LICSW-Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Trisha is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who specialized in helping individuals heal from trauma. She views her clinical work through a trauma informed lens and incorporated different therapy models. Trisha works with children, adolescents, adults, families and groups. She also has previous experience with the child welfare system as well as chronically mentally ill individuals and individuals who have experienced sexual assault.
Trisha utilizes a variety of therapeutic interventions that are trauma sensitive and include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Flash Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, Mindfulness, and Solution Focused Interventions. She provided therapy to children, teens, adults and families experiencing grief and loss, depression, anxiety, developmental disabilities, LGBTQI issues, school and academic behavior/concerns, parent/child relationship issues, and trauma. She meets every individual where they are at and works towards creating a safe treatment environment as well as a therapeutic relationship that will work best for each individual.
Trisha completed her undergraduate degree at Fresno Pacific University in Fresno, California and received her master's degree of Social Work from the Winthrop University of South Carolina. Her field work in graduate school was completed with children and families who were experiencing Chronic Mental health illness, individuals that have experienced sexual abuse, and individual with Intellectual Disabilities.
Suzanne Mueller is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor and Board-Certified Dance/Movement Therapist. Suzanne has background in providing Clinical Counseling and Dance/Movement Therapy to children, teens, adults and families experiencing grief and loss, depression, anxiety, developmental disabilities, LGBTQI issues, school and academic behavior/concerns, parent/child relationship issues, and trauma.
Suzanne uses a variety of therapeutic interventions and supports that are trauma sensitive and include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Art and Play Therapies, Solution-Focused Therapy, Dance/Movement Therapy and Mindfulness-based practices in session. She views every individual as unique and works towards creating a treatment environment and therapeutic relationship that will work best for each individual and their individual needs.
Suzanne completed her undergraduate degree at Radford University in Virginia, and completed her Master’s Degree in Dance/Movement Therapy and Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Antioch University in New Hampshire. Her field work in graduate school was completed with children and families who were experiencing terminal illness, bereaved families, and refugee children in Portland Maine.
Kristen comes to us from Rutland Regional Medical Center. She has several years of experience as a nurse in the Rutland community. In addition to her work at Rutland Hospital, she has worked with local nursing homes and for Dr. Peter Stickney for several years. She received her Advanced Nurse Practitioner License in 2018 from Frontier Nursing University. She developed a wealth of knowledge as a Nurse Practitioner while working with local preceptors in both the Rutland and Middlebury communities. Kristen currently is an authorized Buprenorphine Practitioner. Kristen also performs physicals for commercial motor vehicle drivers in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.