Bruce Arbour

Certified Practitioner since December 2020

1-413-883-3051 or 413-219-6412
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Bruce Arbour, MDiv, is a trauma-informed specialist offering counseling for those who have experienced trauma, complicated grieving, anxiety related to trauma, and stress management. Bruce is a Certified Havening Practitioner and is trained in hypnosis and various related-care methodologies.  He has served as a fire department chaplain for over 26 years.  A US Navy veteran and former call firefighter, Bruce is Assistant Chief Chaplain with the Mass Corps of Fire Chaplains and a member of the Western Mass Critical Stress Incident Management Team.  His mission over the past 35 years is to be a part of a transformation on how people who respond or experience traumatic situations are treated.  His practice also includes teaching various methods of self-care and emotional resiliency.  He is committed to being a part of how we change culture in our society to a more open and accepting attitude towards mental health wellness, especially for the first responder community (Police, Fire, Dispatch, and EMS).  

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71 Bradford Street, Northampton, MA 01060