Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.
Licensed Psychologist and Marriage and Family Therapist
409 Main St. Suite 105, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
I am known to be compassionate but direct, focusing on building on your strengths and inner resources to solve whatever problems have led you to seek therapy. I believe that all of us generally do the best we can within what we know and understand. Therapy can help you improve the quality of your life by expanding your self-understanding and by empowering you to make more effective and happier choices. For more information about my practice, please visit my website at www.mariehartwell-walker.com
Stephen Price, D.Min.
Licensed Pastoral Psychotherapist
133 Grove Street, Peterborough, New Hampshire 03458
One way to define psychotherapy is from its roots. Psycho comes from the word psyche, meaning soul. Therapy comes from the word to heal or to cure. Thus you might say that psychotherapy is “the cure of souls.” This was a phrase the church used for pastoral care back in the days before there was the word, psychotherapy. We are not islands. All of us need to share and consult and reach out to others to understand ourselves and to work through problems and conflicts. Usually this takes place among friends or family. But sometimes it is more helpful to talk to a trained person who is unbiased and confidential and probably more objective than many of our friends and family. As psychotherapists, w