Who We Are
Hannah’s House, Inc. is a local, community supported nonprofit mental health center with offices in Waitsfield and Waterbury, Vermont. Founded by friends and family in 2010 to honor the memory of Hannah Bedford, a young Mad River Valley resident who lost her battle with mental illness in 2009, Hannah’s House supports emotional and mental health for children, teens, adults and families by providing local, high quality counseling, community outreach through education, financial assistance for psychotherapy to those in need, and alternative therapies including neurofeedback brain training for anxiety based disorders.
What We Do
Hannah’s House provides office spaces for a team of licensed counselors who offer a variety of therapeutic approaches from traditional counseling to play therapy, DBT, family systems and alternative therapies including Neurofeedback Brain Training. We partner with schools and local organizations to help sponsor educational programs and provide access to resources through a free consultation service and online information.
Hannah’s House is a 501 (c) (3) tax exempt, organization funded entirely by donations from our community, friends, family, businesses and grants from foundations including National Life, Vermont Community Foundation, Ben & Jerrys, The Warren Church, Northfield Savings Bank, the Plansoen Trust, Vermont Agency, The Agnes Lyndsay Trust, Robert Diyeso Trust, Mad River Valley Rotary, Llloyd Symington Foundation, TD Bank North, Entrust, and the Lindsay Family Foundation.
Neurofeedback is is a system by which the brain learns to regulate itself more efficiently through feedback from a specially developed software program. Neurofeedback can be an effective tool in treating anxiety based disorders such as ADHD, insomnia, depression and addictions.