Colette received her BA in psychology and master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of New Hampshire. Prior to moving to New Hampshire, Colette grew up in the Caribbean where she gained an appreciation for the island's beauty, unique diversity and collaborative nature. Colette has experience working in individual and group settings across the lifespan with young children to adults on the spectrum. Her approach is compassionate, strengths-based and collaborative, focusing on life adjustments, resilience and emotional health. Specializing in late adolescent and adult health, she helps individuals, couples and families improve emotional health, relational well-being and life changes.
Colette uses an integrative treatment approach grounded in systemic and relational theories, evidence-based treatments and the biopsychosocial model. More specifically, she draws from Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Focused/Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT/CBT), Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Experiential Therapy, and Classical Family Therapy approaches like Structural Family Therapy and Strategic Family Therapy that help guide families and individuals toward their goals. Clinical areas of interest include supporting clients experiencing chronic illness, women’s issues, trauma, depression, ADHD, substance use and medical family therapy. Colette holds a clinical membership with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA).