Portsmouth Counseling Center

Janice Schwartz, LMHC
401-855-3993 or 401-683-7460 ext. 3

Janice Schwartz, LMHC, LCDP II, MA, CAGS, CGS brings 21 years of experience to her practice as a therapist and substance abuse clinician. Trained at Edgehill Newport in family counseling and substance abuse rehabilitation therapy, Janice worked with a multi-disciplinary team to provide the best care to clients.

Janice has worked in mental/behavioral health and substance abuse counseling agencies for over twenty years. Janice holds a Master's degree in Human Development, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Mental Health Counseling with a Holistic Concentration. She has a license in chemical dependency counseling at the advanced level in the state of Rhode Island. She also earned a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in the Expressive and Creative Arts and sometimes incorporates the arts (writing, music, visual art, and movement) in her sessions when useful for the individual.

In her work, Janice focuses on creating a safe environment, starting where a person wishes to begin, in order to explore issues with relationships, career, alcohol/drugs, trauma, family or origin, depression, anxiety, grief, and loss to work toward goals and solutions that are practical and meaningful.

Janice works in an independent private practice, but within the Portsmouth Counseling Center, a wide variety of psychiatric services are available.

You may call Janice at 401-855-3993 or at 401-683-7460 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment. She accepts, Beacon, Blue Cross/BlueShield, Harvard Pilgrim, MHN, Neighborhood Health, Tri-Care, Tufts, and United Behavioral Health. She accepts American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa, cash, and checks.