Sheila Conroy, LCMHC:
(Middlebury - 802-855-3016)
Sheila Conroy is a licensed mental health counselor (LCMHC). As a Psychotherapist Sheila, has over 30+ years of experience in working with adolescents and their families, individuals, and couples, as well as marriage counseling. Sheila is also certified to work with our military men and women who have had deployments since 9/11. In addition to the military, Sheila has worked in the capacity of counseling and assisting those not only impacted from the tragedy of that day, but also through the subsequent years of war. Sheila is also a trainer and educator through Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Sheila has devoted her entire life to serving those with emotional, mental and adjustment issues. Sheila stated that she believes that we are all called to be “The best person God has intended us to be”. Sheila is currently taking new clients at our Middlebury, VT office.
Derek George, MDiv, LICSW, LADC:
Derek graduated from Gordon College in Wenham, Massachusetts majoring in English literature. He attended Princeton Theological Seminary and was awarded a Masters of Divinity and then completed a Masters of Social Work at Rutgers University. He is a licensed clinical social worker and a licensed drug and alcohol counselor. He works in a full-time capacity at the Counseling and Psychiatry Services at the University of Vermont and is at Vermont Catholic Charities on a part-time basis.
Dr. Gary Keller, MD, Psychiatrist:
Dr. Keller is Vermont Catholic Charities’ consulting psychiatrist. He attended medical school at Tufts University and completed his residency at the University of Vermont in 1985. Dr. Keller became Board Certified in psychiatry in 1986 and has been on the faculty at the University of Vermont since 1986. He has also directed research at UVM to prevent Major Depression and emotional disorders in children. In addition to consulting at Vermont Catholic Charities, Dr. Keller also has an outpatient practice and consults for two other non-profit clinical practices in the Burlington area.
Tom Mott, M.S., LCMHC, LADC, SAP, FT:
Tom received his B.A in Psychology from the State University of New York and M.S. in Clinical Psychology from The College of St. Joseph in Rutland, Vermont. Tom has worked in community mental health and substance abuse treatment centers in Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire prior to joining Vermont Catholic Charities. He is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Substance Abuse Professional and a Fellow in Thanatology. Tom’s clinical experience included treatment for anxiety, stress, depression, addiction, grief and loss, trauma recovery, domestic violence and marriage and family counseling. His therapeutic approach is designed to provide a safe environment to explore personal issues, improve relationships and increase overall happiness with one’s life. Tom is currently taking new clients at our South Burlington, St. Albans and Swanton offices.
Bea Wells, LICSW, CBIS:
Bea graduated from Trinity College in Burlington, VT with a BA in Social Work and received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Vermont. Bea is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Brain Injury Specialist with over 33 years clinical experience. She has been with Vermont Catholic Charities for 9 years. Bea’s areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, grief and loss, short-term marriage counseling, working with families impacted by alcohol or substance abuse, and school-based counseling.