Marissa S. Manning, LMSW
Marissa Manning is a Vermont rostered psychotherapist with a master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California. Marissa has worked in the medical field for 13 years, and as a medical social worker for five of those years.
Marissa has a passion for supporting people throughout their lives, including new mothers and fathers as they navigate changes that come with parenthood, as well as the geriatric community navigating aging and, at times, the loss of independence. With this she also enjoys working with caregivers discussing burnout and changes in roles in the family system. Her specialties include anxiety, depression, life transitions, and working with people with acute or chronic illness.
Marissa utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness practices, and a client-centered approach in her work. She focuses on the relationship between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors in order to identify and aid in correcting the negative thoughts that influence our emotions. Marissa also utilizes mindfulness practices such as the body scan, mindful breathing, and mindfulness meditation.
When she is not at work, Marissa enjoys spending time with her family.