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Jennifer Whitcher



  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • M.Ed. — Plymouth State University, New Hampshire
  • B.A. — Elmira College, Elmira, New York


Originally from New York State, Jen moved to NH in 1999.  Jen has worked in the field of mental health for 10 years.  Jen came to PSU as a part-time counselor in September 2011.  In addition to working at the PSU Counseling and Human Relations Center, Jen also works in private practice in Gilford, NH, and is a certified yoga teacher at The Practice Room in Meredith, NH.

Counseling Approach and Areas of Specialization:

Jen’s approach to counseling derives from emphasizing Humanistic Theory, Relational Cultural Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  She also has an interest in combining yoga techniques with traditional therapy approaches.


Jen enjoys practicing yoga, cycling, painting, playing the flute, watching movies, and spending time with her family and her two dogs.






In Plymouth Magazine

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The Advocate

Staci Keenan ’14 of Jaffrey, NH, was 11 years old and home alone when intruders broke in. Fortunately she was unharmed, but the experience changed her life forever …

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Samuel Read Hall’s Second Act

The beloved residence hall is enjoying a new life as the campus hub for STEM programming. It’s a transformation that the building’s namesake would have certainly approved …

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Student Spotlight: Mae Williams ’14G A Twenty-first-century Preservationist

When Mae Williams ’14G enrolled in the Master of Arts in Historic Preservation program in the fall of 2012, she was drawn to the strength of a program in which, she says, “The professors are not academics locked away amidst a pile of books, but are actually out in the field on a daily basis, […]