Find Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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


Brittany Fleischer

MAEd.,LPCC-S
7 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and have been providing counseling services for 6 1/2 years in both face to face and virtual platforms. During my time I have been able to assist many individuals struggling with a wide variety of struggles including depression, anxiety, low self esteem, severe and persistent mental health symptoms, relational and family concerns, and substance abuse issues. My approach to counseling in each and every session is one... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and have been providing counseling services for 6 1/2 years in both face to face and virtual platforms. During my time I have been able to assist many individuals struggling with a... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:7 years

Brittany Young

LPC,CSAC,CCTP
3 years experience
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor located in Virginia. I'd first like to commend you on taking the first step in seeking support. It takes great courage to seek help and I look forward in assisting you to reaching your personal goals! In my three years practicing as an outpatient therapist, I've worked with individuals experiencing various challenges to include: depression, anxiety, work related stressors, relationship issues, low self-confidence, substance abuse and... Read More
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor located in Virginia. I'd first like to commend you on taking the first step in seeking support. It takes great courage to seek help and I look forward in assisting you to reaching... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Anthonia Levy, PhD., LMHC., LPC

PhD,LMHC,LPC
9 years experience
Thank you for visiting my page. I believe that all individuals hold the key to their own happiness and possess the power to change their lives for the better. However there are times when we need guidance and support in evaluating a situation, understanding our needs, recognizing our thoughts, and identifying what needs to change. With you in charge, my hope is to be a supportive catalyst while providing the guidance and support in your... Read More
Thank you for visiting my page. I believe that all individuals hold the key to their own happiness and possess the power to change their lives for the better. However there are times when we need guidance and support in... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:9 years

Cherie Taylor

MS,LPC,NCC
6 years experience
First and foremost, I would like to congratulate you for investing in positive growth and life changes. Therapy isn't easy but if you are willing to do the work, I will provide you with the tools needed to continue in being your best self. I have dedicated years of my professional career helping people help themselves through life's challenges. I have experience working with teens and adult populations in obtaining and maintaining every facet of healthy... Read More
First and foremost, I would like to congratulate you for investing in positive growth and life changes. Therapy isn't easy but if you are willing to do the work, I will provide you with the tools needed to continue in... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:6 years

Pamela Travers

MA,EdS,LPC
20 years experience
Greetings! I have more than twenty years of counseling experience. I studied at Hampton University were I earned my MA and EdS. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in the state of Virginia. Over the past twenty years, I have had the opportunity to work and successfully treat many diverse populations to include those experiencing challenges with anxiety, depression, family conflicts, grief and loss, and many more. I have worked in some of the... Read More
Greetings! I have more than twenty years of counseling experience. I studied at Hampton University were I earned my MA and EdS. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in the state of Virginia. Over the past twenty years, I... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:20 years

Delores Smith

MSW,LCSW
47 years experience
I am a clinically trained social worker with more than 40 years of experience. My treatment specialties include depression, anxiety, and grief counseling. I assist with the resolution of work-related concerns. I am also a trained life coach, helping people make decisions related to changes they would like to have in their lives while achieving work/life balance. I also provide behavior modification, problem-solving, and motivation therapy. I work with couples of all kinds, knowing that... Read More
I am a clinically trained social worker with more than 40 years of experience. My treatment specialties include depression, anxiety, and grief counseling. I assist with the resolution of work-related concerns. I am also a trained life coach, helping people... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:47 years

Kindra Stephens

LPC,CCTP
25 years experience
I have 25 years of mental health experience in the areas of trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, non-parental events (NPE), anger management, domestic violence, and sexual violence. I am eclectic in my approach to working with my clients as I like to do what is best for each person individually. I am compassionate in my work and understanding of your needs and concerns. Knowing when to get help for those moments in your... Read More
I have 25 years of mental health experience in the areas of trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, non-parental events (NPE), anger management, domestic violence, and sexual violence. I am eclectic in my approach to working with my clients as I... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:25 years

Reginald Burgess

LCPC,LCADC
20 years experience
Congratulations on taking this important step to meet your goals! My name is Reginald Burgess. I have over 18 years of experience providing mental health counseling services. I have extensive experience working in the helping profession. I provide mental health counseling services in schools, substance abuse inpatient and outpatient treatment programs, detention centers and treatment foster care agencies. I also serve as an independent contractor providing mental health counseling services for our men and... Read More
Congratulations on taking this important step to meet your goals! My name is Reginald Burgess. I have over 18 years of experience providing mental health counseling services. I have extensive experience working in the helping profession. I provide mental... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:20 years

Jennifer Williams

LPC
3 years experience
Hello, I am Jennifer Williams, LPC but I prefer to be called just Jenner. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. I have been maintained a license in good standing with the Virginia Board of Counseling since 2015. I received my Master in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling from Regent University in 2012. I have specialized training in trauma and PTSD in regards to adults, children... Read More
Hello, I am Jennifer Williams, LPC but I prefer to be called just Jenner. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. I have been maintained a license in good standing with the Virginia Board... Read More
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  • Languages:English
  • Experience:3 years

Guide to Finding Mental Health Professionals in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach, Virginia is more than just a stretch of beautiful sandy beaches, it is also one of the largest independent cities along the east coast. Located along the southeastern coast, Virginia Beach has a population of over 450,000, making this popular vacation destination the biggest independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia Beach doesn’t just have a substantial population but the rapid growth in this city has also brought about a very diverse population of residents. Unfortunately, in Virginia beach this includes issues with drug abuse. Virginia Beach, Virginia is no stranger to drug issues, as the city actually has a higher rate of drug abuse than the rest of the country.

The definite connection between mental illness and substance abuse has make drug and alcohol addiction one of the most common reasons to seek professional counseling. The good news is, a licensed therapist can those in Virginia Beach not only with issues related to substance abuse, but with a variety of other mental health concerns as well ranging from anxiety to depression and everything in between. The state of Virginia itself has battled its own issues with mental health, with nearly 1.5 million Virginians estimated to be dealing with a mental health illness.

The key to making sure that you get the right therapist to help with your specific areas of concern is to make sure that you take the time to really research the different therapists available in Virginia Beach. This is why before you start looking for experts in your area, you need to do the following:

  • Make sure you are clear on the main issue, or issues you are seeking help for, so you can find the right therapist who can help you.
  • Look at therapists who are in a convenient location. Think about whether you would be willing to drive to see the right therapist or if it is more important that you find a therapist nearby in Virginia Beach.
  • Determine whether you think you need someone with an extra degree or specialization to treat your issue.
  • Write down your goals for your therapy session, so you can clearly communicate this with your therapist.
  • Think about whether you want to be treated with drugs or medications, or if you just want to meet with a therapist you can talk to, as this will narrow down your options on way or another.
  • Determine whether you prefer a male or female therapist.
  • Decide if you are looking to treat a specific concern, or if you are looking for regular, long-term counseling to help support your life and your current goals.

Take your time to really think about what you need in a therapist, so you can find someone that you are comfortable with and who will be able to provide you with the type of counseling that you need and deserve. Of course, once you have a better idea of what type of counseling that you need and what type of therapist best suits you, you will want to check with your insurance provider. They can help you determine which therapists are in network and therefore covered under your plan.

There is a growing epidemic of individuals not only in Virginia Beach, but around the country, who are dealing with depression and other mental health concerns and not getting the help that they need. The good news is, it is actually quite easy to find a professional in your area that can give you the help you deserve. There are many therapists, psychiatrists and psychologists that work in the greater Virginia Beach area and our directory can help you find the right one to meet your needs. Remember, you should make sure that you find someone who you feel comfortable and confident with, which means if you need to see several professionals until you find the right fit—that is completely acceptable. Many people see a handful of therapists before they start working with one on an ongoing basis.

As you begin your journey in finding your right therapist, take the time to look through our different therapist profiles, biographies and blog posts. This is the best way to learn more about the professionals that service the greater Virginia Beach area. Of course, feel free to reach out and contact these experts if you need help with any type of mental health issue, are experiencing a crisis of if you want to start building a relationship for ongoing counseling.

It is important that everyone facing mental health issues is proactive and gets the help that they need. The right therapist cannot only help you not only learn more about yourself and your individual health concerns, but help you get the treatment and care that you deserve. This is why we have created a comprehensive directory of Virginia Beach therapists that can help you find experienced, licensed professionals in your area. With the help of the right therapist you can finally get the counseling you need to be the best version of yourself.