by Danielle Seymour, M.A., LCMHC
What is DBT?
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an evidence-based treatment protocol developed by Dr. Marsha Linehan during the 1980’s. It was initially created to treat those suffering from characteristics most commonly associated with Borderline Personality Disorder, including chronic suicidality and self-injurious behavior. Since Dr. Linehan’s initial application of DBT, it has been extensively researched and proven to have positive outcomes when applied to numerous other diagnoses, including depression, PTSD, anxiety, addiction, bulimia nervous, and impulse control ... Continue Reading →
Our Innovative Trauma Recovery Program is Featured on a podcast: Couples Therapy in Seven Words!
By Christine DiBlasio, Ph.D.
I remember the first time that I had to give a professional public presentation, many years ago. I lost a lot of sleep beforehand, and spent a great deal of time preparing and practicing. Of course, after I finished the presentation, I decided to research how to actually give an effective speech. This research taught me a few things, but what I remember most was ... Continue Reading →
Dr. Bruce Chalmer has been putting up videos about couples therapy topics for a few years, and has recently written a book called Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Relationships Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back. It’s based on a seven-word formula that summarizes the basic ideas of couples therapy, and has helped many couples Dr. Chalmer has worked with over the past 25 years.
Now he’s teamed up with his wife, educator Judy Alexander, to create a podcast. ... Continue Reading →
Our own Dr. Bruce Chalmer has written a book! Here is his announcement:
I’m delighted to announce the publication of my latest book, Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Couples Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back. If you’re in a relationship, and you’d like it to improve, I wrote this book for you.
To launch the book, we’re throwing a virtual party, and you’re invited! We’ll be on Facebook Live on Monday, March 30 from 8:00-9:00 PM. I’ll do a reading ... Continue Reading →
We at Stone House Associates understand how challenging the current COVID-19 situation is. In response to this crisis, we have followed all CDC and state guidelines to protect the health and well-being of us all. We want to support our community and as such, we are offering telehealth sessions and accepting new clients, as practitioners’ schedules permit. We have been coordinating with insurance companies who have informed us that these telehealth sessions are generally covered in the same manner as ... Continue Reading →
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Thank you to Dr. Ann Kelley, internationally recognized co-host of Therapist Uncensored, for working with Safety Team members, Christine DiBlasio, Ph.D. (also of Stone House Associates), Darcy Richardson, M.S., Christina Allard, PT and Nancy Keller, M.Ed., to present a thought provoking, informative podcast; Empowered Healing: Integrating Self-Defense, Neuroscience and Affirmative Consent to Build Empowerment and Heal Trauma. Find our podcast, broadcasted in 270 countries, here. More information about this innovative program can be found in a ...
Stone House Associates is delighted to announce a new program being offered by psychologist Dr. Christine DiBlasio in conjunction with the Safety Team, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the safety, empowerment, resiliency, leadership, and well-being of women for over 10 years.
This program is FREE for participants and is sponsored by the Vermont Center for Crime Victims’ Services. It will be offered from May 15, 2021–June 30, 2022 and consists of individual and small group (4 members, ... Continue Reading →
We are delighted to announce two new additions to our team of highly skilled licensed mental health professionals:
Genna Durante, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist-doctorate who specializes in the care and treatment of children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Durante’s approach focuses on helping young people to bring their lives into balance, and she works frequently with youth experiencing anxiety, OCD, adjustment issues, impulsivity, social problems, life transitions, behavioral challenges, special healthcare needs, and sleep disturbances. Dr. Durante believes that children communicate ... Continue Reading →
Dr. Bruce Chalmer, one of our providers, has developed several informative videos on a variety of topics. In this video, Dr. Chalmer explains the two golden gifts that you need for your relationship.
Dr. Chalmer offers Couple Intensives, which are longer couple counseling sessions that allow you to jumpstart your work, get unstuck, and speed your way to healing. You can find Dr. Chalmer’s videos on this and other topics at brucechalmer.com.
To learn more about Dr. Chalmer ... Continue Reading →
Stone House Associates is delighted to announce the following additions to our outstanding team of licensed clinicians:
• L. Caroline Sprigg, M.A., LCMHC comes to Stone House Associates with over 20 years of experience working with adolescents, families and individuals in a variety of settings, including schools, adolescent treatment facilities and private practice. Caroline uses a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and family systems approaches in her work. Her clients include individuals and families dealing with anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma and ... Continue Reading →