• Stephanie McCarthy, LICSW

    Vermont Counseling & Training Center Director & Psychotherapist

    ** Not accepting new clients, at this time. **

    Stephanie McCarthy was born and raised in Vermont. Her passion for working in the mental health/social service field started in 2010. Some of Stephanie’s previous experience in the field includes volunteering within the restorative justice system, working with adults diagnosed with acute mental illness in a community mental health setting, providing advocacy and crisis work for survivors of intimate partner violence, and more.

    Stephanie holds a master’s degree in Social Work with a clinical focus, from the University of New England. In addition to her role as a psychotherapist, Stephanie is a mentor, trainer, and supervisor to interns at Vermont Counseling and Training Center. She facilitates psychoeducational workshops for the community and trainings for colleagues.

    Stephanie is an Adjunct Community Faculty member for multiple MSW programs and has completed training in social work field instruction. Stephanie also continues to serve as a Student Ambassador for the University of New England, helping prospective master’s-level students through the process of applying to graduate school. 

    Hours: Monday – Friday

    Clients: Ages 12 through Adulthood. Individuals, Families, Groups

    Contact: [email protected] or 802-370-5489


    Insurances accepted: 

    • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
    • CBA Blue
    • Green Mountain Care/Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • TriCare
    • MVP
    • United Health Care
    • Aetna

    Other insurances may be accepted, with Out-of-Network benefits. Client is responsible for following up with their insurance company about benefits.

    Private pay:

    $150/session. Sliding scale available

    • Cash
    • Check
    • Credit cards
    • PayPal
    • Venmo

    Primary Theories of Practice: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Person Centered Therapy


    • Anxiety
    • Depression
    • Trauma
    • Adolescents
    • Young adults
    • Parents
    • LGBTQ+
    • Families
    • Professionals

    Internships: Interns interested in working with Stephanie can submit a cover letter and resume to: [email protected]. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited master’s-level program, with a clinical concentration. Late applications are not accepted.

    Workshops: Stephanie can provide workshops and trainings on a variety of topics. Cost of workshops and/or trainings is variable. Training curriculums also available for purchase.


    How my Grief Journey Helped Guided My Private Practice

    Quiet Connection Podcast: Stephanie