Veronica Whitermore, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

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Clinical Expertise

Veronica has experience treating a variety of mental health conditions such as anxiety, OCD-related disorders, depression, and trauma-related disorders in clients of all ages. She is also passionate about supporting family members of those struggling with emotional and behavioral needs by providing psychoeducation, teaching communication skills, and promoting effective coping skills.

Veronica strives to meet each client where they are mentally, using empathy and compassion while working towards individualized treatment goals. She works collaboratively with clients as she teaches skills from evidence-based therapies: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Veronica uses a strengths-based approach in her therapeutic relationships to support clients as they make mental and behavioral changes to better their lives.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Veronica strives to create a safe space for all identities and understand each individual’s unique experiences. It is important to her to provide culturally informed and competent care.

Training

While completing her Masters at Boston College (2017-2019), Veronica completed her pre-Masters internship at McLean Hospital’s OCD Institute during which she assisted residents with exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, as well as lead a group exploring guilt. Veronica’s post-Masters experience included working at a community mental health agency in Lawrence, Massachusetts providing In-Home Therapy (IHT) to families of youths with behavioral and emotional challenges, as well as individual therapy to children and adults with various mental health needs. Veronica has been with Cambridge Psychology Group since October, 2021.

Education

  • Wingate University, BS
  • Boston College, MA in Mental Health Counseling

Areas of Expertise

Anxiety, OCD-related disorders, depression, trauma-related disorders, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), family support

Hobbies

Veronica enjoys being active outdoors with her German Shepherd, birdwatching, graphic design, reading novels, and taking care of many plants. Veronica is also the creator of a therapeutic journal and enjoys finding creative ways to help clients apply therapeutic skills.