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Betsy Harrison, MA


Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor

Founding Partner
Director of Clinical Services, Geisel Counseling
National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator

Areas of Specialty :
  • Anxiety
  • Grief & Loss
  • Navigating Life Transitions & Relationships
  • Integrative Health & Wellness

Client Focus:
  • Adults

Betsy's clinical work emphasizes transitions, grief & loss, relationship issues, and anxiety. She specializes in working with individuals looking to create change, connect with their own voice and values, and enhance wellness in their lives.

Much of Betsy's clinical work focuses on working with medical providers and students confronting the unique demands of their professional and personal lives. Betsy is the Director of Clinical Services for Geisel Counseling, an innovative program focused on increasing access and reducing barriers to mental health and wellness supports for medical students.

Betsy is a National Board Certified Health & Wellness coach and is certified as an Integrative Health Coach by the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Betsy works with individuals seeking to create movement toward their individual wellness goals across any of the Core Areas of Health: Resiliency, Relationships, Movement, Nutrition, Sleep, Spirituality and Environment.Read More

Betsy is a Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator. The Daring Way™ is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown. The process explores topics such as vulnerability, courage, shame, and worthiness and examines the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that are holding us back. New choices and practices are identified that will move us toward more authentic and wholehearted living. Betsy facilitates this work with individuals and groups and leads workshops in New London, the Upper Valley and regionally.

Betsy has over 20 years of clinical experience in community mental health and private practice settings working with adults and children. Betsy grew up in the local community and is a graduate of Kearsarge Regional High School. Betsy's long-term commitment to the Kearsarge/Lake Sunapee region drew her to found Counseling Associates with Dr. Borchert. Betsy highly values her collaborations within the community and she is committed to providing accessible, high-quality coordinated care in this area.


  • MA: Antioch New England Graduate School
  • BA: Mount Holyoke College

Areas of Focus:
  • Anxiety
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life Coaching
  • Self Esteem
  • Trauma and PTSD

Treatment Approaches:

Professional Affiliations:
New Hampshire Mental Health Counselors Association
American Mental Health Counselors Association

National Board Certified Health & Wellness Coach

Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine

The Daring Way™: Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator

Center for Journal Therapy: Certified Journal to the Self® Instructor