Neil Binette - Gordon Conwell
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Neil Binette

Adjunct Professor of Counseling

Email: [email protected]
First Year at Gordon-Conwell: 2018
Expertise: Marriage & Family Therapy, Wilderness Therapy

Neil Binette, LMFT, is a PhD Candidate in Marriage and Family Therapy at Antioch University New England in Keene, NH and is expecting to graduate by December 2023. He completed his Masters in Counseling from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in 2004 where he has been teaching Family Therapy, Couples Therapy, and Family Systems Theory since Spring of 2018. He also received his Bachelor of Science in Family Studies from the University of New Hampshire in 1999. He holds state licensure in Vermont and Virginia.

During his time as a PhD student, Neil has cultivated a variety of professional interests. He is currently writing a dissertation focused on family inclusion in wilderness therapy. He has participated in research projects, studied long hours on the topic of wilderness therapy, and presented at numerous regional and national conferences. He also obtained his American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor status and has supervised master’s level clinicians toward licensure. He has been the clinical director for a women’s sexual health and pregnancy help center, served on the board of directors for a local soup kitchen and food pantry, wrote several grants, been the chair for the board of a men’s sober living house, and been the director of social services for an adoption agency. He has also completed advanced training in couples and family therapy modalities.

In addition to teaching, supervision, and research, Neil has a wide range of experiences working with clients in various settings. Much of his work has been with teens or young adults and their families in residential therapeutic environments. Most recently, Neil has worked for a wilderness therapy program and before that at a therapeutic boarding school. He also has extensive experience doing couple and family therapy in private practice.


  • MACO (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary)
  • BS (University of New Hampshire)

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