Jennifer Bois, MA, LCMHC, MLADC, ICAADC
A Peaceful Balance
WPATH Standards of Care Yes
Jennifer utilizes a welcoming, relational approach to counseling while taking into consideration each client individually and holistically to ensure the most appropriate treatment services. Jennifer provides outpatient assessment and counseling to clients of all ages with a variety of presenting concerns, to include; psychological trauma, gender identity and transition, relational problems, women’s issues, anxiety, depression, and co-occurring substance abuse disorders. She specializes in treatment of adolescent issues through the use of cognitive behavioral, motivational enhancement, and expressive art therapy methods. She also specializes in working with Transgender individuals and those struggling with any other gender identity concerns, in accordance with the World Association for Transgender Health Standards of Care. Jennifer provides substance abuse evaluations to both adolescents and adults, utilizing evidenced-based assessment tools. In addition, Jennifer provides clinical supervision and consultation to area professionals in mental health, substance abuse, education, and other human service settings.
Jennifer works with children, ages 8 and up,adolescents,and adults. Specialties include gender identity counseling, adolescent issues, relational problems, trauma, anxiety, depression, and co-occurring substance abuse and mental health problems. Jennifer utilizes holistic, client-centered, individualized treatment services. Methodologies utilized include Cognitive Behavioral, Relational, Motivational Enhancement, Affirmative, and Expressive arts therapy methods. She has worked in a variety of settings over the years, to include Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, Residential, Home-based, school-based, and substance abuse treatment facilities. She has also provided clinical supervision to both Master's level interns and licensed professionals, in addition to providing consultation services.
Jennifer has a passion for working with trans* clients, and individuals struggling with related gender identity issues and their families. Jennifer will help guide you on your journey of self discovery and healing.
Jennifer has developed Transplorations, a series of Monthly Support groups for transgender/gender non-conforming individuals and their families. (teen, adult, and parent/spouse groups)
Jennifer is a trans* advocate and ally, and is a member of the Transgender New Hampshire (TG-NH) leadership team that works to promote and advocate for TG rights, increase gender visibility, support, and education in the State of NH, so that all human beings maybe treated equally with dignity and respect and provided the same opportunities despite their gender identity.
I have visited a number of other therapists before finally going to Jennifer. She has been extremely helpful. She also runs a few group sessions for family, teens, and beginning transitioners. I can not recommend her enough! :)