Bedford Counseling Associates offers private, confidential, short-term counseling services to people from throughout northern New England.  We feature an experienced, highly qualified staff of more than 30 full and part-time mental health professionals who offer a wide range of specialty services to help people of all ages (children, teens, adults & seniors) successfully address issues such as:
• Depression
• Anxiety
• Panic disorder
• Anger management
• Dealing with trauma/abuse (PTSD)
• Stress management
• Grief/loss
• Life transitions
• Child/adolescent behavior issues
• School/peer problems
• Attention problems/hyperactivity
• Family/step-family communication issues
• Relationship/marital problems
• Adjustment to life changes
• Substance misuse

The focus is on the timely resolution of problems and the acquisition of new coping skills.  When there is a need to reduce symptoms to increase comfort and enhance the effectiveness of counseling services, we have medical staff that can prescribe appropriate psychiatric medications and monitor their use.  We can also provide efficient access to other services that may be needed through our association with The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester.

In addition to family counseling, we also offer individual services for children of pre-school age up through adolescent years. Many of our clinicians specialize in child and family therapy. In addition, BCA can provide specialized services for older adults and their families as well.