Betsy is a founding partner of Counseling Associates and a New Hampshire licensed clinical mental health counselor. Betsy's work with medical students has drawn on her specialty areas of anxiety and stress management, navigating transitions, grief and loss, and relationship issues. Betsy draws on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Integrative Health Coaching and relational approaches.
Betsy is certified as an Integrative Health Coach by the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona where she also serves as a Mentor-Supervisor. Betsy works with students to establish creative balance and resiliency in the midst of the particular demands and challenges of medical school.
Betsy is also a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator. The Daring Way™ is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. The process explores topics such as vulnerability, courage, shame, and worthiness, themes confronting many students at different points in their medical school, professional and personal experiences.
Betsy has 20 years of clinical experience in private practice, medical and community mental health settings.
- MA: Antioch New England Graduate School
- BA: Mount Holyoke College