Jo Ellen Lind, LCMHC

Having been trained at the New England Deaconess Mind-Body Medical Institute, Jo Ellen uses mind-body techniques to help people take charge of their emotional states and to stop from being hijacked by fear, anger or sadness. Since 1999, Jo Ellen has been using EMDR to help people overcome anxiety, depression, trauma and phobias.

Using the mind-body and EMDR techniques, Jo Ellen helps people manage stress-- whether stress on the job, the stress of raising children or the stress of living in a fast-lane society. She is also trained in helping people cope with chronic pain. Jo Ellen graduated from Lesley University in 1994 with a master's degree in counseling psychology and a minor in expressive therapies. She works with children, adolescents and adults.

In her prior life, Jo Ellen was a state legislator for 5 years with an interest in environmental programs. For nine years, she was the executive director of the NH Judicial Council, where she lobbied for legislation affecting the administration of justice and conducted state-wide conferences on the administration of justice. Prior to that she taught English at UNH Manchester and in high schools.