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About Us

Better Patterns Therapy

Better Patterns provides mental health services for adults. Our therapists specialize in individual, couples, family counseling, psychotherapy and substance abuse. Our goal is to provide a caring environment that fosters open communication and allows for the development of new insights. We believe that everyone has the potential to achieve positive change in their lives.

Our Experience

Meet Our Team

At Better Patterns Therapy, our team of licensed therapists have years of experience helping individuals, couples, and families overcome challenges and achieve their goals. We use evidence-based practices and work collaboratively with our clients to develop personalized treatment plans that meet their unique needs and preferences.

Amanda Knickerbocker (MS, LPC)

Amanda Knickerbocker is the founder and lead therapist at Better Patterns. She has been in the field for a decade working with individuals, couples and families. She has experience working with a range of ages (adolescents to adults) treating a diverse set of conditions. Having worked in the substance abuse recovery field for a large part of her career, she has a strong knowledge of addiction and dual diagnosis issues. She is a mother, an adventurer and an active member of her community.  


Master of Science, Licensed Professional Counselor


Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)

Certified Substance Abuse Counselor

Certified in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Virtual Therapy (Telehealth) Specialist

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