Heather Koledo, LMFT, LADC – Clinical Director
Heather has been a practicing mental health counselor since 1995 having worked in school, private practice and community mental health settings. Heather holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Education and Literature from Tufts University and earned a Master’s in Counseling Psychology from the University of Massachusetts. Heather is experienced providing assessments, individualized treatment, case management and family counseling to adults, individuals, couples, families and groups. As a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Heather also has experience addressing the impact substance use and addiction have on personal well-being and relationships. The focus of her clinical work over the past ten years has been treating co-occurring disorders using mindfulness and physical activity as the foundation for wellness. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Heather understands the importance of integrating the family into the continuum of care and to address long standing relational challenges.
Dr. Caitlin Wagner Kinnart, Ph.D. – Individual Therapist
Dr. Kinnart comes to Confluence with a depth of experience focused on helping adolescents, young adults, and their families through mental health challenges. She has worked in a number of settings including private and community-based mental health services. She began her career as a field instructor at a wilderness program for adolescents in Montana. While in Montana she earned a M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Montana State University and continued working with the wilderness program as a counseling intern and then therapist. After moving East to Vermont, Caitlin worked as a family therapist and provided individual, group, and family counseling for adolescent girls enrolled in a residential therapeutic boarding school.
In 2010, Dr. Kinnart returned to school at the University of Vermont, where she earned an M. A. in Developmental Psychology and a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychopathology and Developmental Psychology. At UVM her direct care work and research focused on the young adult experience, stress, emotions, and relationships in college life, as well as coping within family systems. Dr. Kinnart has academic experience as a teaching assistant, lab instructor, visiting professor, and guest lecturer between Middlebury College and University of Vermont. Dr. Kinnart’s work experience and academic interests perfectly align with her role at Confluence.
Dr. Thomas Gamble, Ph.D. – Individual Therapist
Dr. Gamble received his graduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis with an undergraduate degree from Amherst College, and completed his education with a two-year internship at the Department of Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School in 1991. He provided psychological services to adolescents, young adults, and their families across a variety of settings within a group practice for two decades; he provides services at Hanover High School and clinical supervision to agencies in the Upper Valley. His clinical interests include identity formation, family systems, mood, anxiety, and conduct disorders, as well as issues related to trauma and loss. Dr. Gamble is an outdoor enthusiast with thousands of paddling miles behind him and many years of 100-day ski seasons.
Bill Brown, CMHC – Family Services Director
Bill is a therapist and mental health counselor with expertise in treating young adults experiencing a wide range of emotional difficulties and life challenges. Bill’s professional interests include the impact stress and emotional turmoil have on identity formation and development. His work employs mindfulness based interventions and explores the mind-body relationship. Using the inherent healing qualities of wilderness and outdoor experiences, he helps young adults overcome the hurdles they face. Bill has worked in a number of settings including wilderness therapy and transitional coaching programs. He has created and run transitional housing programs for young adults and worked with young adults in outpatient clinics and in residential settings. He earned his BA from the University of Vermont and his Master’s in Counseling from Antioch University.