Praxis Vermont

Praxis  /ˈpraksəs/

The process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, practiced, embodied, or realized

Praxis is a group psychotherapy practice near five corners in Essex Jct. We take all major insurance plans and accept all ages of clients.

Our Services

Individual therapy

In-school therapy


Family therapy

In-home therapy

Group therapy


Clinical Specialties


Behavioral challenges

Social skill development


Sibling conflict



Substance abuse


Our Team

Erick Lattrell, MSW

Erick operates under the belief that mental health and wellness exists at the junction of the biological, social and psychological facets of an individual, and that a balance is needed to address the human condition. With this in mind even the most difficult of concerns to address can be a profound force for positive change in someone’s life.

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Robyn Yurcek, MSW

As a relationship focused therapist and certified life coach, Robyn focuses on inner and outer relationship issues from her theory that most people want to feel a sense of connection and belonging in their lives.

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Cyrus Patten, LICSW

Cyrus Patten is the Director of Praxis Behavioral Health, and sees a small number of clients. His specialties include working with teens experiencing anxiety and depression, self-harm, as well as working with GLBTQ youth.

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Cara FitzGibbon, MSW

Cara Lai FitzGibbon, MSW earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Vermont and her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Rhode Island School of Design. She has studied and trained extensively in mindfulness, and uses a combination of mindfulness-based, somatic, narrative, and cognitive-behavioral techniques in her practice.

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Praxis is hiring!

If you are a VT licensed psychotherapist, consider joining our team. Download a summary of the Praxis model to learn more about how it works.

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We accept all major insurance providers including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vermont Medicaid, Dr. Dynosaur, and Cigna.

For those who wish to pay privately, this is also an option.

To make a referral, call: 802-316-8288

12 Pearl St. Essex Junction, VT 05452

Our Office

12 Pearl St. Essex Junction, VT 05452 Parking and entrance in the rear.