• Psychiatry Services

    Vermont Counseling & Behavioral Medicine is a non-profit organization that provides psychiatrist services.

    *This organization is located in the upper level of our building. 

    Medical Director of Vermont Counseling & Behavioral Medicine: Dr. Nicole Hackney. DNP, PMHNP-BC


    Dr. Nicole Hackney, DNP, PMHNP-BC is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with years of experience providing high quality, evidence-based care for all ages in a variety of practice settings.   Dr. Hackney is fairly well known in our community as she practiced psychiatry for 6 years at Northwestern Counseling & Support Services before transferring to Upstate New York where she worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings. In March 2020, in response to needs related to the pandemic, Dr. Hackney started her own private practice back in Vermont.

    Dr. Hackney is a graduate of The University of Vermont where she earned a Master’s in Science, a Master’s in Nursing, and a Doctorate in Nursing with a focus in Executive Nurse Leadership.  She has also completed six years of advanced psychopharmacology master classes at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Hackney served on the Board of the Vermont Nurse Practitioners Association and stays active with this association.

    Dr. Hackney is 100% Telepsych.  She is currently licensed to practice in Vermont and New York.  She accepts VT Medicaid, BCBS, and self-pay. 

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