Jennifer Calder – Availability: YES

Office –  Family Tree Counseling Associates, 250 Main Street, Suite 101, #10, Montpelier, VT
Office phone: 223-7364 ext. 1
Email address:

Days of availability – Monday – Thursday

Payments – Out of Pocket & Insurance: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, Dr. Dynasaur, Cigna, MVP, Tricare, Martin’s Point, INVEST EAP, EAP Prefer

Therapy information

I specialize in the treatment of adults and older adolescents.  I also offer short-term consultation to parents regarding parenting, divorce/co-parenting, and school issues.

The guiding principle of my work is to develop a strong therapeutic relationship with clients. It is my belief that the quality of the relationship plays an integral part in successful therapy.

My work with people varies depending upon the situation and each person’s needs.  Examples include but aren’t limited to: problem solving a specific issue, supporting people through transitions – marital, educational and relational, exploring career choices and needs, reducing and learning ways to cope with anxiety and depression, and understanding how one’s past impacts one’s present.  My approach is caring, interactive, practical and collaborative.

The goal of my work as a therapist is to assist and to support people in living the life that they want to live and to work on ways to make that happen. This process can include gaining insight and self-awareness, improving communication skills, exploring problem-solving options, understanding the influence of the past on the present, and examining and working through unresolved conflicts and symptoms.


Jennifer is a licensed clinical social worker who has been providing psychotherapy to people since 1996. She has worked in a variety of settings: community mental health centers, schools, and private mental health agencies. She has provided clinical supervision to staff members at both the Farm and Wilderness summer camp in Plymouth, VT and the Central Vermont Headstart in Barre, VT. Currently she is a member of Family Tree Counseling Associates.