Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Hampton, Virginia

Find a therapist in Hampton, Virginia  that meets your needs. Browse our comprehensive list of affordable and licensed therapists in Hampton to find a professional specializing in counseling people with stress, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, grief and more.

Sheryl Smith

LPC
15 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia; with over 15 years of experience helping individuals. I have worked with adults, families, and children. I have experience with a wide variety of concerns such as serious mental health issues, trauma, marital/relationship issues, depression, anxiety, anger management, and grief and loss. I have worked with individuals with a variety of diagnoses (Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, and PTSD to name a few). Other areas... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia; with over 15 years of experience helping individuals. I have worked with adults, families, and children. I have experience with a wide variety of concerns such as serious mental health... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 15 years

Sabrina Da Silva

M.S., NCC, LPC
8 years experience
I am a professional counselor licensed in Virginia and Florida, as well as being a National Certified Counselor. I have been working in the field for over 8 years, treating clients with a wide range of concerns. My experience has mainly consisted of treating clients presenting with issues associated with trauma and abuse, as well as depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. I do not see clients as being "sick" or having something wrong with... Read More
I am a professional counselor licensed in Virginia and Florida, as well as being a National Certified Counselor. I have been working in the field for over 8 years, treating clients with a wide range of concerns. My experience has... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 8 years

Aaron Dutil

LCMHC, LPC
10 years experience
I believe in helping people, not managing diagnostic labels. Therefore, I provide counseling for people struggling with various life transitions. Sometimes these transitions take the form of the end of a relationship (e.g. divorce or death), navigating a new stage in life (i.e. retirement, unemployment, going to college, getting or starting a new job, etc.) or grappling with an unexpected stressor. I love helping people develop real solutions to overcoming adversity in their lives. I believe... Read More
I believe in helping people, not managing diagnostic labels. Therefore, I provide counseling for people struggling with various life transitions. Sometimes these transitions take the form of the end of a relationship (e.g. divorce or death), navigating a new stage... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Dr. Patricia Switaj

PsyD, LPC, NCC
11 years experience
Hello, My name is Dr. Patricia L. Switaj, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan and Virginia. I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of New Mexico. I am a National Board Certified Counselor with over 11 years of clinical experience in the behavioral health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including private practice, college counseling center, a multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic, and a cognitive... Read More
Hello, My name is Dr. Patricia L. Switaj, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan and Virginia. I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of New Mexico. I am a National Board... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

Sheri Truax

MSW, LCSW
14 years experience
From my perspective, it requires great strength and courage to ask for help when we are vulnerable. Sharing your challenges is not an easy task and can feel very unsettling, I realize. My goal is to support you in your journey with respect and kindness. I have had many times in my life when I have needed that positive listener to help me process and reflect on what choices are in front... Read More
From my perspective, it requires great strength and courage to ask for help when we are vulnerable. Sharing your challenges is not an easy task and can feel very unsettling, I realize. My goal is to support you... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 14 years

Regina Rivera

MS, LPC
9 years experience
Hello, my name is Regina Rivera. I have a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Sociology and a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. I have almost 10 years of experience providing individual counseling and my theoretical approach is grounded in Person Centered and Cognitive Behavioral techniques. I enjoy working with individuals to increase their quality of life. I pride myself on showing high levels... Read More
Hello, my name is Regina Rivera. I have a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Sociology and a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. I have almost 10 years of... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Darleena Cozzo

LPC, MHSP, NCC
3 years experience
Darleena Cozzo , is a licensed professional counselor in.Norfolk Virginia who has over who has over 28 years of experience in the social services field. Darleena's style is warm and professional and, at the same time, passionate and committed to you and your relationships. Darleena focuses on personal and spiritual growth to over-come the fears, regrets, and excuses that keep us stuck, depressed, anxious and unable to ACT. Many of us have made choices based... Read More
Darleena Cozzo , is a licensed professional counselor in.Norfolk Virginia who has over who has over 28 years of experience in the social services field. Darleena's style is warm and professional and, at the same time, passionate and committed to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Pylynn Virankabutra

LPC
8 years experience
Welcome! My name is Pylynn and I am a Licensed Therapist and have been practicing in the field for 8 years. Throughout my duration of services, I have worked in both the client's home setting as well as an office outpatient counseling setting. My approach has been Client-Centered which centers around each individual's needs as well as to highlight the individual's strengths and comfort level. I also practice Solution-Focused therapy which address the immediate needs... Read More
Welcome! My name is Pylynn and I am a Licensed Therapist and have been practicing in the field for 8 years. Throughout my duration of services, I have worked in both the client's home setting as well as an office... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Thai
  • Experience: 8 years

Cherri Boothe

MS, LPC
11 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and I have been providing therapy services for over 10 years. I have helped clients with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety/stress, anger management, social issues, grief/loss, and trauma. I believe my job as a therapist is to provide support to my clients as they strive to reach their goals and improve their lives. My goal is to treat each client's story with... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and I have been providing therapy services for over 10 years. I have helped clients with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety/stress, anger management, social issues, grief/loss, and trauma. ... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 11 years

An Overview of Mental Health in Hampton Virginia

Regardless of where you live, finding a mental health professional can be a challenge. Finding a therapist, counselor, or specialist in Hampton Virginia sounds easy enough, and it should as there are a plethora of mental health professional not only in Hampton itself, but also in the surrounding metropolitan area of Hampton Roads.

Living in a vibrant and richly historic independent city like Hampton  is a great experience with plenty to do and see. Hampton is ranked as the 194th largest cities on the United States, hosting a upbeat urban culture of of retail shopping, entertainment and tourism. Being a part of the greater Hampton Roads area, Hampton  also has its share of stressful  and demanding careers.

Mental Health Statistics for Hampton

Knowing everything is going to be fine and having a general sense of well being are trademarks of mental health. Unfortunately, nearly 17 percent of the population suffers from some form of mental illness. Of that number, only 47 percent with any mental illness and 71 percent of those with a serious mental illness receive treatment.

People don’t seek out mental health treatment for a number of reasons with the stigma of being labeled as “mentally ill” being one of the primary causes. Access to mental health follows at a close second. The Commonwealth of Virginia is aware of the latter and has been taking legislative steps towards helping those unable to pay for insurance the ability to seek help. Trusting and choosing a therapist or counselor rounds out the third major reason why people don’t get the help they need or why they may delay getting treatment.

What Makes Hampton Different with Mental Health?

A variety of unique factors make Hampton’s residents susceptible to beleaguering mental health issues. Factors range from poverty, seasonal traffic and cost of living stresses.

  • A direct correlation between financial stress and mental health has been established in numerous studies.
  • Hampton Roads and the surrounding cities such as Hampton are known for being higher than the national average cost of living, with the cost of housing being the biggest factor.
  • Suicide is the third leading cause of death for ages 16-24 in Hampton.
  • Studies indicate that those living below the poverty line are less likely to seek treatment.

Divorce Rate in Hampton Virginia

Hampton Virginia has one of the lowest divorce rates in the country at a mere 10 percent. This low number could be the result of a host of factors including Virginia’s 2017 ranking of being one of the best places in the country to raise a family. Other factors may include Hampton’s large military community, which is predominantly unwed.

The rather low divorce rates also might come from a plethora of marriage counselors. With over 30 counselors in Hampton itself, to say nothing of how many are in the Hampton Roads area, there’s plenty of mental health professionals nearby to help citizens with their marriage woes before seeking a legal way out.

Mental Health Resources in Hampton

Currently, there are over 60 licensed therapists and counselors in Hampton Virginia. That’s more than one professional per 2,000 people inside the city limits. Although Virginia itself has a minor shortage of therapists, the number of professionals available in Hampton is roughly the minimum national threshold.

Challenges of Finding a Suitable Therapist in Hampton

There are dozens of easy to find mental health professionals on the Internet. Relatively all of them seem to have a great track record, while some of them have a significant presence on review sites such as Yelp. It’s for this reason that it can be hard to know who to trust and turn to when you’re going through a rough spell.

Health insurance providers often times offer referrals to therapists and counselors, especially if they are in network. Unfortunately, this means you will be required to fill out the appropriate forms and other documentation. And that’s before you even have an opportunity to meet with a therapists just to see if you’ll get along. If your need is urgent, this may be too much of an encumbrance as well.

Our directory is specifically designed to help you “meet” therapists before meeting them face to face at their office in Hampton, VA. E-counseling.com’s resources are designed to help you get a feel for a mental health professional before your session, hopefully guiding to one that can help guide you to your desired outcome of peace of mind and a general sense of well being.