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About New Hope North

New Hope North is the counseling practice of Barbara Van Hoff. Barbara is a licensed marriage and family therapist, an AAMFT approved supervisor, and a registered play therapist supervisor. She has also had Level II training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) for trauma therapy.

Barbara earned her BS in Nursing from Columbia University, and her Masters in Family Therapy from Southern Connecticut State University. She is currently President of both the New England Association for Play Therapy, and the Special Needs Support Center of the Upper Valley (NH & VT).

At New Hope North in West Lebanon, NH, Barbara sees clients of all ages with a variety of problems. Along with her clinical work and supervision, Barbara loves to teach. She has taught workshops at the national and international level, as well as locally and regionally.  These workshops are geared to mental health professionals and graduate students interested in learning more about play therapy.