The Azimuth Team

Scott Rancourt

Executive Director

Picture and Bio coming soon.

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Melissa Culver

MA, LCMHC, LADC
Clinician

Melissa Culver holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University New England, and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor.  Before working at Azimuth, Melissa worked in community mental health and addictions programs, and at the University of Vermont’s College Counseling Center.  Melissa returns to Azimuth, following some leave time used to home school her daughter. 

Melissa works with adults and youth, young adults, couples and families.  Areas of clinical focus include anxiety, depression, women’s issues, mindfulness and meditation, grief and loss, transitions and adjustments, recovering from physical injury or illness, aging adults, learning disorders, personal growth and change.  Melissa respects the richness of human diversity and strives to create a safe and open space where clients feel respected and empowered.  She works from a strength-based perspective, utilizing mindfulness based cognitive behavioral and solution-focused strategies.

Outside of work, Melissa spends her free time with family, and taking walks with her rescue dog, Lucky.  She is a Life Force Yoga Practitioner, a Certified Hatha Yoga Teacher and is drawn to learning about holistic healing approaches that integrate the mind, body and spirit.  Melissa is a graduate of the Vermont Leadership Series, and serves as a mental health and educational advocate for the Vermont Chapter of Decoding Dyslexia.

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Glenn Bomberger

LCMHC, LADC
Clinician

Life can be challenging; emotional, mental, and spiritual wounding is a root cause of much emotional distress that can be confusing and overwhelming. Glenn works in a nonjudgmental manner to help discover the source of this wounding and begin a process of healing.

 

As part of the healing process, Glenn will encourage you to identify that which is important in your life and evaluate thought processes that may be preventing you from living the life you want.

 

With broad experience, Glenn can help you sort through a variety of life's difficulties, including struggles with substance misuse, depression, anxiety, relationships, parenting, and challenging life transitions.

 

Glenn holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern New Hampshire University and is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor.

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Nancy Barber

LICSW
Clinician

Nancy is a native New Yorker who recently relocated to Vermont.  Her career includes a background in the fields of both social work and education.  She practices many varied approaches but always with the focus on helping each client develop their personal strengths and resilience. 

Nancy’s experience includes providing individual and group counseling to adults, families, and couples in community mental health clinics and private agencies.  She has extensive experience as well working with children and adolescents in both public schools and clinical settings, supporting them emotionally, socially, and academically.  Nancy has also worked with children and youth in an inpatient setting.   

 

Nancy earned her Master of Social Work degree from Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and also holds both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Education from the State University of New York College at Cortland, NY.  She is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in both Vermont and New York State.  Nancy also holds a Vermont Educator License with a School Social Worker Endorsement.          

 

Nancy’s volunteer experience includes managing a soup kitchen, counseling at a crisis pregnancy center, and volunteering in schools and her church.  She has three adult children she is very proud of and two adorable grandchildren!

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Cindy is the Financial Administrator responsible for the accounting operations of Azimuth Counseling and Therapeutic Services. Her main role is to ensure that Azimuth is a financially sound operation, ensures preparation of timely filing of non-profit tax returns and to be compliant with all operating policies and procedures. 

She has a Master of Accountancy at the University of Vermont and has held administrative positions within the accounting field over the past ten years.

Cindy teaches Korean language at Green Mountain Korean Culture School, a member of Korean traditional percussion group, plays the piano and organ, and enjoys paddle boarding and biking.

Cindy Rancourt

Financial
Administrator

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Duane Howard

IT Manager

Duane was born and raised in Vermont with his formative years spent in Colchester. He currently resides with his wife on the family homestead which has been passed down through several generations. The homestead, located in Cambridge, is actually the town of his birth. Duane and his wife have two grown children and four grand children.

His technology career started with seven and a half years in the US Air Force with the entire time spent in Special Electronics. His Air Force stint saw him living in Denver, Easter Island and Scotland. Leaving the Air Force and coming back to Vermont, Duane has worked for Simmonds Precision (now Goodrich Sensors and Integrated Systems in Vergennes ), Polhemus Navigation Sciences (then In Essex Junction) and finally retiring after 31+ years as a Senior Software Engineer from IBM.

When not working at Azimuth, Duane enjoys biking, skiing - both downhill and back country touring, tennis, and projects around the homestead.