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Counselors & Appointments

JP Posnak, LMHC

For Telehealth/Online & Amherst Appointments

(413) 287-7168 View Availability Join Virtual Waiting Room

Pronouns: they-them

Counseling Style

JP is person-centered and social-justice oriented. They utilize an attachment lens and always incorporate a family-systems perspective, whether working with individuals, couples, or groups. JP identifies as trans/non-binary and specializes in clinical work with LGBTQ+ youth and adults.


JP went to graduate school in Denver, Colorado, where they earned a master’s degree in couples and family therapy. They have worked in a variety of mental health settings, including in-home, outpatient, crisis, and community environments. JP lives with their partner, Kate, and their dog and cat, Guss and Myrna. When not working, they like to play jazz piano, walk their dog, read mystery novels, and take naps.


  • Anxiety/Panic/Phobias
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder/Asperger's Counseling
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD/ADD)

Clinical Modalities + Treatments

  • Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic/ Psychoanalysis
  • Attachment Based Family Therapy (ABFT)

If you’re looking to connect with others, get to know yourself, or explore your identity, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Authored Articles & Interviews

Counseling Individuals Through a Social Justice Lens

January 20, 2023