New Perceptions, Inc.
Amy Davenport Dakin, LCPC, LCMHC, NCC, CCTP, CMHIMP

Specializing in Treatment for First Responders

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Therapy Practice

First Responders are faced with traumatic experiences on a regular basis as part of their jobs.  They have unique challenges that have a long term impact on their personal and professional lives.  I have at least 10 years experience working with this population.  I specialize in trauma treatment with First Responders, EMS personnel and military personnel as well as their family members.   I am also certified and have extensive experience with Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Crisis Management.  I am certified with the IAFF Peer Support Training Program and act as a peer support clinician and director of the behavioral health program for the Professional Fire Fighters of Maine

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Treatment Focus

My focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. I achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing treatment.  Many have experienced the healing effects of listening and being validated in the therapeutic environment.  I am EMDR certified, CISD, a Certified Trauma Counselor as well as dually licensed with Maine and New Hampshire.  I also offer telehealth options when it is deemed appropriate.  

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Patient Promise

I promise to be there for you every step of your journey. My goal is to help you grow from your struggles, heal from your pain, and move forward to where you want to be in your life in a stigma free environment.. 

Certifications

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Endorsements and Partners

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Therapy

Depression & Anxiety

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Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Counseling can help you recover your motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 

 

Trauma & PTSD

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Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger from traumatic events. Therapy can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing. 

 

Services

Certifications/Licensure

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  • IAFF Trained Peer Supporter
  • PFFME Peer Support Clinician/Behavioral Health Program Director
  • EMDR Certified
  • CCTP (Certified Clinical Trauma Counselor)
  • CMHIMP (Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider)
  • BC-TH (Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Provider)
  • NCC (National Certified Counselor with NBCC)
  • Member of the American Counseling Association
  • LCPC (Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Maine)
  • LCMHC (Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, New Hampshire)
  • Member of Exeter Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Emerge Trained (Batterers Intervention Program)
  • DBT certified (Diablectical Behavioral Therapy)

Mental Health Counseling

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  • Individual Counseling
  • Family/Peer Support
  • Education and consultation about the impact of nutrition and exercise on the emotional state
  • Nuerobiology education on the impact of PTSD, mental health issues and chronic stress on the brain

Other Services

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  • CISD
  • Debriefing
  • Education to EMS personnel and families on the impact of traumatic experiences and stress
  • Education on nutrition and exercise and the impact on the emotional state and recovery from trauma and other mental health issues
  • EAP services
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Resiliency Training

Finances

Contact Information

I Am Here for You

Please contact me with questions.

New Perceptions, Inc.

53 Church Street #4 Kingston, NH 03848

Mailing Address: PO Box 159 Kingston, NH 03848 Phone: (603) 257-0258/(207) 941-0010 Fax (888) 977-1570

Hours (please note hours vary)

Mon-Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alternate hours by appointment only

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