Therapeutic Staff

Alliance Mental Health and Youth Consultation Services is a small mental health practice.  

 

We accept the following Insurances:                         

  • Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Martin's Point

  • Medicare

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James Marston, LCMHC

I believe that at its core, therapy is forming a positive relationship, and then using that relationship to motivate and reinforce healing and change. My greatest strength as a therapist is that I care - I care about the clients in my care, their lives, and their futures.

I have worked with adults, children, and families for the last six years in a variety of settings.   I have a strong history of helping children and parents adapt to challenges in their lives.  For the last three years I have been working with adults as well, and have enjoyed helping people overcome anxiety, manage depression, and process the things that have happened in their lives.  

Licensed to Practice in NH

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Adrienne Pierce, LICSW

Licensed to Practice in NH

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and I consider myself a "person centered" therapist who believes that the key to having a successful professional relationship is building a strong rapport with my clients. Since obtaining my Master's Degree in Social Work from Boston College in 1996, my career work settings has included community mental health centers, hospital based gero-psychiatric units, emergency services, private practice and residential treatment centers.

 

I use Mindfulness Based CBT, Insight-Oriented Work, Solution-Focused Therapy, Grief/Loss Work and Psychotherapy with adults (45 and older) in order to assist them in identifying and utilizing their own strengths and skills. Areas of specialty include: Depressive Disorders, Anxiety Disorders and Adjustment Disorders which encompass life changing events and difficulty adapting to new life situations (ie: occupational related stress, chronic medical issues, relationship difficulties, death/dying, memory deficits and dementia).

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Linda Handley

Supervised to Practice in NH

For me, therapy is a safe place to truly explore the areas of our lives that impact our daily interactions with ourselves and those around us. Sometimes, when we go somewhere new we need a guide, someone who can help us climb the steep mountains safely and maneuver the hard terrain that can come.  My goal as your therapist is to be that guide and help you navigate through the discoveries made throughout the process. Therapy can be emotionally challenging and can bring about vulnerability that is uncomfortable at times but what I hope to create for you is a place where you know your vulnerability will be protected and safe. 
 
I am a Master’s graduate with my degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and have been working in the mental health field since 2017. The majority of my experience has been with children and adolescents. I have spent the past year working as a Substance Abuse Counselor working with a variety of individuals. I have worked with clients to address anxiety, depression, trauma, and substance abuse. I hope to provide a comfortable place for you so we can go on the journey that is therapy together.

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Rick Charity, LCMHC

Licensed to Practice in NH, ME

I am a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor who has been working in the mental health field for over a decade. I have a wide range of experiences, from inpatient hospitals and residential treatment through offering in-home child and family services and work in schools, to out-patient counseling. These experiences allow me to bring a broad base of knowledge and skills to my clients, so I can match the supports I offer to your specific situation.

 

I work from a foundation of person-centered therapy - from the moment we meet, I'll be trying to create a space where you can feel supported, respected, and free from judgement. From that place of unconditional positive regard, I'll support you in growing and changing in the ways that you want to grow and change. I am comfortable using a number of approaches to help my clients, including CBT for some diagnoses, and I offer family and couples counseling in addition to individual therapy. I'm comfortable with treating anxiety disorders, ADHD in older adolescents and adults, as well as supporting clients who are having difficulty adjusting to stressful life circumstances. I particularly enjoy supporting clients dealing with men's health issues. 

 

In my free time, I enjoy being active outdoors: hiking or ice climbing, gaming, and spending time with my wife and children.