• Are things not going as well as you would like?
  • Are you experiencing stressors that are keeping you from being happy?
  • Do you want to feel better?
  • Do you want to gain insight to help yourself improve and reduce the pain you’re in?
  • Do you want to feel valued and not alone?

“Sitting and partnering with you on your journey is a way that I can assist you with processing these experiences that are causing you distress in a safe, non-judgmental and authentic way. 

We all have the capacity to change and the wonderful ability to gain self-awareness.

When you are ready for change, together we will connect you with your emotions, thoughts, beliefs, and experiences to reach your potential which can lead you to a more meaningful and healthy life.”


Joan Gallagher, LCMHC Therapist/Practice Owner


  • M.A. Clinical Psychology from Antioch University
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Educational Leadership from Plymouth State College


  • National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC)
  • national brand certifiedNH -Approved Clinical Supervision Provider
  • ART (Accelerated Reprocessing Therapy) – Master ART Certified Practitioner/Therapist
  • (EMDR) Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Trained in CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, MATCH, Trauma Focused-CBT, Motivational Interviewing, and Internal Family Systems
  • Trainer for SAF-T (Sensation Awareness Focus Technique)

Areas of Focus

  • PTSD and Trauma
  • Grief and Loss
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • LGBTQA+++

Ages of Clients Seen

  • Adolescents (16 – 17)
  • Adults (18+)

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • ANTHEM Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • AmeriHealth Caritas
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Optum
  • United HealthCare

*You can also use Out of Network benefits and submit your invoice to your insurance company for reimbursement.