Therapy For Families, Couples & Individuals

Counseling, Neurofeedback, and Other Holistic Treatments Available

Break your negative cycles and start creating positive change in your life by learning effective and lifelong skills. Dr David Helfand can help you improve the quality of your life through scientific and proven techniques including solution-focused psychotherapy, neurofeedback, brain mapping, and couples & sex therapy.

Weekly sessions and private retreats are currently available.


LifeWise Client Portal

If you are ready to book your first appointment as a new client or reschedule an existing session, please use the client portal. Current clients can also view their billing documents, see upcoming appointments, or access telehealth sessions.

Psychotherapy And Beyond

Break Your Negative Cycles & Create Positive Change

Whether you have personal stress or your marriage and family are in crisis, there is hope. I have helped many individuals and couples repair their relationships and create a life of more peace and fulfillment.

Short-Term Treatments With Long-Term Results

“I believe every person deserves the best chance at a fulfilling and peaceful life. That is why I became a psychologist, and that is what I strive to help every one of my client’s achieve.”

Dr David Helfand, PsyD
Owner of LifeWise, PLLC

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Couples Counseling

Relationships require skills that most people are never taught. Learn how you can have a fulfilling and successful relationship for years to come.

Relaxation & Relationship Psychologist

My name is Dr David Helfand. My training in neuroscience, psychology, relationship skills, meditation, and yoga, allows me to quickly identify why people are caught in negative cycles and then teach them skills to create positive changes.

Dr. David Helfand PsyD psychologist and owner of LifeWise
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Serving New England & Beyond

LifeWise is a private psychology and wellness office founded by Dr David Helfand. It is located in Saint Johnsbury in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Services can be provided in person or via video chat.

Online Couples' Course Now Available!

Consider signing up for the Online Couples’ Course as an affordable and convenient way to improve your marriage or relationship.

Learn Skills For Success

The best way to create a peaceful and fulfilling life is to identify the root cause of your stress and then gather the tools to create positive change. My therapeutic style is very active and solution-focused so you move forward in every session. We will complete a thorough evaluation of your goals and needs in the first hour together. Additional sessions are dedicated to learning, practicing, and refining your skills so that you can be independently successful.

Natural & Holistic Treatment Options

I use a variety of techniques to help you live a more fulfilling and peaceful life

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Private Retreats

Work efficiently and intensively to achieve your goals


Develop lifelong tools to overcome your struggles and make a plan for success

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Learn how to train your brain to improve performance

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Harness the power of meditation to retrain your brain

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Delve into your deeper self to uncover peace

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Expert care wherever you are

Positive Change Is Possible

"My husband and I got more done in 3 sessions with Dr H than in several years of therapy with multiple therapists."


"Your work with us has done wonders, and I am so grateful. Thank you!”


"After just one neurofeedback session my wife said I was a changed man. I was more pleasant, had more energy, and I slept great that night."


"I just wanted to say thanks for the good session today. It's great to have the practical exercise. Looking forward to using it."


"Thanks for all the help this past year. Our son really does seem to be doing better in school and at keeping his mind from cycling through worries."

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Let's Get Started

When you are ready to start making positive changes, contact Dr Helfand using the link below. You can also learn more about his philosophy of care, his training and biography, or the use of Telehealth and virtual sessions.