Find a Therapist in Virginia

Finding a professional therapist you can trust can be challenging. That’s why we’ve created this directory, allowing you to find and connect with Virginia-based therapists that meet your needs. Browse our counselor directory to find licensed therapists in Virginia.


Julie Featherman

LMHC, LPC, NCC
3 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (VA) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL). I have over 3 years experience working in a non-profit setting, a residential crisis stabilization unit, a community mental health agency, and a private practice, along with nearly 20 years of experience in a variety of fields including marketing, higher education administration, and K-12 online education. I have worked with a wide range of clients dealing with anxiety, depression,... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (VA) and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL). I have over 3 years experience working in a non-profit setting, a residential crisis stabilization unit, a community mental health agency, and a private practice,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Stef Gore

MSW, LCSW
20 years experience
I hold a BSW and MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia and North Carolina and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Drawing upon extensive experience with at-risk youth, individuals, and families in crisis and those facing situational challenges, I provides individual, family, and couple’s therapy. I am also involved in my community through my church, professional, and international organizations. As a professional with over nearly two... Read More
I hold a BSW and MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia and North Carolina and an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Drawing upon extensive experience with at-risk youth, individuals, and families in crisis... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Dr. Craig Schneider

Ph.D., LPC
40 years experience
Greetings! I am Dr. Schneider. I am a licensed professional counselor holding licenses in both Virginia and Wisconsin. My past formal education includes earning a B.S. degree, majoring in Psychology and Sociology, an M.S. degree, majoring in Rehabilitation Counseling, and a Ph.D., majoring in Educational Psychology. My professional experience spans more than 40 years, having worked with children, teens, adults, families, couples, and persons from diverse cultural backgrounds, in outpatient clinic settings, a primary... Read More
Greetings! I am Dr. Schneider. I am a licensed professional counselor holding licenses in both Virginia and Wisconsin. My past formal education includes earning a B.S. degree, majoring in Psychology and Sociology, an M.S. degree, majoring in Rehabilitation Counseling,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 40 years

Jeannette Abelson

LCSW
20 years experience
Welcome to Better Help! You've taken a huge step, and I'm sure you're wondering how this works and whether it's the right fit for you. I know I felt the same way when I first came to Better Help too. My name is Jeannette Abelson, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia. I earned my Master of Social Work degree, specializing in Interpersonal Practice, from the... Read More
Welcome to Better Help! You've taken a huge step, and I'm sure you're wondering how this works and whether it's the right fit for you. I know I felt the same way when I first came to Better... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 20 years

Gail Eaves

MS, NCC, LCMHC
6 years experience
I help people in their desire to close the gap between where they are right now and where they want to be in the future, with the support of individualized therapy sessions. Let's find a solution together! My name is Ms. Gail Eaves. I am a licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a board-certified counselor. Currently, I am pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Psychology with a specialization in addictions. I began... Read More
I help people in their desire to close the gap between where they are right now and where they want to be in the future, with the support of individualized therapy sessions. Let's find a solution together! My name is... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Jean Kimbrel

LPC
6 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with over 6 years of experience working as a therapist and Substance Abuse Counselor. My passion is to work with individual who are interested in taking steps to improve their mental health. I am an open-minded, understanding, caring, compassionate counselor who will listen and teach the skills that you will need to overcome life challenges without judgement. I believe that every individual is unique and learns... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with over 6 years of experience working as a therapist and Substance Abuse Counselor. My passion is to work with individual who are interested in taking steps to improve their mental health.... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Keith Poche

MSW, LCSW
3 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am also a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate. I have 24 years’ experience working with children and adults Including those with various mental health and addiction issues. Keith received his Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice from Northern Arizona University in May 1994 and a his Masters of Social Work from California State University in December 2010. I have been trained with Triple P Level 3, Together... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am also a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate. I have 24 years’ experience working with children and adults Including those with various mental health and addiction issues. Keith received his Bachelors of... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Tara Ross-Barksdale

MA, LPC, Doctoral, Candidate
10 years experience
My name is Tara Ross-Barksdale, and I over ten years of experience in counseling, specializing in the treatment of a variety of mental health disorders. I have experience treating individuals in a variety of clinical settings; including residential, outpatient, corrections, and private practice . I am a graduate of Longwood University and Liberty University. I am a Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor, a Doctoral Candidate, and certified as a Clinical Supervisor which authorizes me... Read More
My name is Tara Ross-Barksdale, and I over ten years of experience in counseling, specializing in the treatment of a variety of mental health disorders. I have experience treating individuals in a variety of clinical settings; including residential, outpatient,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 10 years

Jacqueline Shields

LCSW
3 years experience
Welcome to Betterhelp My Name is Jackie and I am a Licensed Clinic Social worker with 10 years of experience, with a Master’s degree from the University of Georgia School of Social work earned in 2009. Over the past ten years I have had the opportunity to work in many different settings working with individuals and families who have a variety of personal issues such as depression/anxiety, stress, family problems, trauma/abuse, chronic... Read More
Welcome to Betterhelp My Name is Jackie and I am a Licensed Clinic Social worker with 10 years of experience, with a Master’s degree from the University of Georgia School of Social work earned in 2009. Over the... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Yozaira Leon-Santiago

MA, LPC
7 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia and Puerto Rico and have 7 years of experience in the behavioral healthcare field. Currently I am a Bilingual (Spanish) mental health clinician in a detention center working with young immigrants. Before that, I served as MST (Multisystemic) therapist in the community that dealt with juveniles with serious criminal offenses and are possibly abusing substances. I am experienced with the emotional problems that occur in... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia and Puerto Rico and have 7 years of experience in the behavioral healthcare field. Currently I am a Bilingual (Spanish) mental health clinician in a detention center working with young immigrants.... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Experience: 7 years

Christina Tosto

LCSW, LICSW, M.S.W.
Whether you are struggling in a current relationship or have difficult experiences from the past, I believe that our interactions with others inform how we view ourselves and how we function in the world. My approach is strongly relational. I believe healing is found in a meaningful therapeutic relationship and by examining relational patterns that... Read More
Whether you are struggling in a current relationship or have difficult experiences from the past, I believe that our interactions with others inform how we view ourselves and how we function in the world. My approach is strongly relational. I believe healing is found in a meaningful therapeutic relationship and by examining relational patterns that... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Hunter Teets

L.P.C
Hunter has devoted the last 20 years to working with people in a variety of settings including outpatient therapy, residential therapy, after school groups, intensive home based therapy and wilderness settings. His passion for healing families and marriages led him to earn a masters degree in counseling at Denver Seminary and to complete post graduate... Read More
Hunter has devoted the last 20 years to working with people in a variety of settings including outpatient therapy, residential therapy, after school groups, intensive home based therapy and wilderness settings. His passion for healing families and marriages led him to earn a masters degree in counseling at Denver Seminary and to complete post graduate... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Tracy Palmer

Psy.D.
Dr. Palmer obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, DC. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine Consortium. Her clinical training includes working with diverse patient populations in a variety of settings,... Read More
Dr. Palmer obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Washington, DC. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland at Baltimore School of Medicine Consortium. Her clinical training includes working with diverse patient populations in a variety of settings,... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Chereen Gamal

LPC 172
Losing a loved one can be the most difficult time in your life. Emotions are often surprising in their strength or mildness. Grief often breaks a person completely from inside out. Grieving is hard work, you can get worn out, and feel battered. It can take a lot longer to work through grief than most... Read More
Losing a loved one can be the most difficult time in your life. Emotions are often surprising in their strength or mildness. Grief often breaks a person completely from inside out. Grieving is hard work, you can get worn out, and feel battered. It can take a lot longer to work through grief than most... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Arabic

Megan Strause

Psy.D.
As a clinician, I truly do believe that everyone is on a journey that is full of positive and negative turns along the way. Jon Kabat-Zinn once said “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” As a psychologist, I would like to help my clients navigate life’s struggles, figure out the... Read More
As a clinician, I truly do believe that everyone is on a journey that is full of positive and negative turns along the way. Jon Kabat-Zinn once said “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” As a psychologist, I would like to help my clients navigate life’s struggles, figure out the... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Meghan Andrews

LCSW
I enjoy working with children, teens, young adults and families that are seeking to learn skills, change behavior, feel better and heal in a secure, empathetic and trusting therapeutic relationship. I utilize an attachment lens in my therapeutic approach and always center treatment on what each client needs, whether they are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief... Read More
I enjoy working with children, teens, young adults and families that are seeking to learn skills, change behavior, feel better and heal in a secure, empathetic and trusting therapeutic relationship. I utilize an attachment lens in my therapeutic approach and always center treatment on what each client needs, whether they are experiencing anxiety, depression, grief... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Sarah Wahab

Psy.D.
When life gets overwhelming, it can feel like you’re stuck, facing an endless cycle that you wish could change. Experiencing gridlock in your own life or in a relationship can be stressful, frustrating, and lonely. Sometimes in the moment, it can seem easier to ignore or avoid the issues that are challenging you until you... Read More
When life gets overwhelming, it can feel like you’re stuck, facing an endless cycle that you wish could change. Experiencing gridlock in your own life or in a relationship can be stressful, frustrating, and lonely. Sometimes in the moment, it can seem easier to ignore or avoid the issues that are challenging you until you... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Justine Simpson

Psy.D.
Using cognitive behavior therapy, I will help your child take back control of their feelings. I will help them learn skills and strategies to manage their anxiety, reduce their worries, and improve their mood. Adopting a problem-solving approach that focuses on difficulties they are having right now, I help young people understand their unhelpful thinking... Read More
Using cognitive behavior therapy, I will help your child take back control of their feelings. I will help them learn skills and strategies to manage their anxiety, reduce their worries, and improve their mood. Adopting a problem-solving approach that focuses on difficulties they are having right now, I help young people understand their unhelpful thinking... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Kevin Bradley

LCSW
For the past 17 years, I have provided individual and family therapy at home, school, and community. During this time, I have learned the importance of meeting individuals and their families where they are, to build a safe and trusting relationship, and to promote healthy change throughout their lives. I work with individuals and families... Read More
For the past 17 years, I have provided individual and family therapy at home, school, and community. During this time, I have learned the importance of meeting individuals and their families where they are, to build a safe and trusting relationship, and to promote healthy change throughout their lives. I work with individuals and families... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Lauren Schlenger

MA
As an art therapist, I facilitate the process of creating visual art in sessions to help clients communicate feelings and achieve their goals. Art therapy can help individuals of all ages practice mindfulness, make connections between the art process and their lives, and find meaning in what they make. Together, we can explore how artwork... Read More
As an art therapist, I facilitate the process of creating visual art in sessions to help clients communicate feelings and achieve their goals. Art therapy can help individuals of all ages practice mindfulness, make connections between the art process and their lives, and find meaning in what they make. Together, we can explore how artwork... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Andranita Dogan

MS
At ANEW HOPE, we believe that everyone has within themselves the ability to create and maintain their own happiness, they just need a sounding board to help them bring it out. At ANEW HOPE, counseling is about listening and helping a client to advocate for their change and success. We strive to understand the needs... Read More
At ANEW HOPE, we believe that everyone has within themselves the ability to create and maintain their own happiness, they just need a sounding board to help them bring it out. At ANEW HOPE, counseling is about listening and helping a client to advocate for their change and success. We strive to understand the needs... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Anne Edwards

Psy.D.
I realize that sharing the most intimate details of your life with a stranger can feel really vulnerable. I work to create a space in which you feel safe, accepted, connected, and supported in sharing your struggles. Having such an environment can help you gain insight about yourself, patterns of interacting with others, and how... Read More
I realize that sharing the most intimate details of your life with a stranger can feel really vulnerable. I work to create a space in which you feel safe, accepted, connected, and supported in sharing your struggles. Having such an environment can help you gain insight about yourself, patterns of interacting with others, and how... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Michelle Mullaley

Ph.D.
If you are a teen, young adult or parent, struggling with mood, anxiety, self-esteem or relationship problems, you may know there is an easier way to navigate your current challenges. But you may not know how to cope with your emotions, why certain situations are so upsetting to you, or what you really want out... Read More
If you are a teen, young adult or parent, struggling with mood, anxiety, self-esteem or relationship problems, you may know there is an easier way to navigate your current challenges. But you may not know how to cope with your emotions, why certain situations are so upsetting to you, or what you really want out... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Riley Koren

MA
As a counselor, I conceptualize people’s struggles in the context of their early relationships and I view individuals within the larger context of their various cultural groups and identities. My counseling work centers around two overarching goals: first, to develop awareness of how unresolved past experiences are controlling present reality, and then to bring acceptance... Read More
As a counselor, I conceptualize people’s struggles in the context of their early relationships and I view individuals within the larger context of their various cultural groups and identities. My counseling work centers around two overarching goals: first, to develop awareness of how unresolved past experiences are controlling present reality, and then to bring acceptance... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Rosalind Roz Caldwell Stanley

MA
MA, Licensed Professional Pastoral Counselor (LPPC) 30 years in the people helping field; ordained minister since 2005. Wife to Arthur Stanley, ordained minister, 5 adult children, 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grands! Seeking always to express empathy, and become a more sensitive and skilled professional who is prompted by the love and humility of God for... Read More
MA, Licensed Professional Pastoral Counselor (LPPC) 30 years in the people helping field; ordained minister since 2005. Wife to Arthur Stanley, ordained minister, 5 adult children, 13 grandchildren and 3 great-grands! Seeking always to express empathy, and become a more sensitive and skilled professional who is prompted by the love and humility of God for... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Sarah Penston

LPC 172, MS
I’m not your typical therapist. With me, you get a real person, free from judgement, that genuinely cares about your progress. I am a creative & passionate person both personally and professionally. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Art Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider. I believe in... Read More
I’m not your typical therapist. With me, you get a real person, free from judgement, that genuinely cares about your progress. I am a creative & passionate person both personally and professionally. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Art Therapist, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider. I believe in... Read More
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  • Languages: English

David Kupfer

Ph.D.
Dr. David L. Kupfer Ph.D. has been serving as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia since 1981. His office is in Falls Church, Virginia, and he offers psychotherapy in person and by a video connection. He specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders, and was honored by Washingtonian Magazine in 2009 as a Top Therapist... Read More
Dr. David L. Kupfer Ph.D. has been serving as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia since 1981. His office is in Falls Church, Virginia, and he offers psychotherapy in person and by a video connection. He specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders, and was honored by Washingtonian Magazine in 2009 as a Top Therapist... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Torre Boyd

MS, Licensed Resident In Counseling
Hi! Are you super-busy, and continuously on the go, but feeling like you have yet to accomplish your goals? A working professional who is tired of feeling stressed out, worried, fearful, and unhappy with where you are in life? Who at times may have feelings of doubt and unworthiness? Most of the time you wear... Read More
Hi! Are you super-busy, and continuously on the go, but feeling like you have yet to accomplish your goals? A working professional who is tired of feeling stressed out, worried, fearful, and unhappy with where you are in life? Who at times may have feelings of doubt and unworthiness? Most of the time you wear... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Rachelle Dunn

LPC-Supervisor 1, L.P.C, MA
Breaking free from unhealthy patterns in our lives can be difficult. Emotions may feel out-of-control at times, and self-defeating thoughts may run amok in our minds. We might feel trapped in isolation, unhealthy relationship cycles or struggle to move beyond past hurts, traumatic experiences or our own mistakes. There is hope. It is possible to... Read More
Breaking free from unhealthy patterns in our lives can be difficult. Emotions may feel out-of-control at times, and self-defeating thoughts may run amok in our minds. We might feel trapped in isolation, unhealthy relationship cycles or struggle to move beyond past hurts, traumatic experiences or our own mistakes. There is hope. It is possible to... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Wendy Velazco-Weiss

LCSW, LCSW-C
In our lives, we may face challenges that test our emotional essence and cause us to experience a wide range of difficult emotions. I provide a warm, supportive and encouraging environment to help you find balance and foster a greater control over your life. I am honored to help clients rewrite their stories and reconnect... Read More
In our lives, we may face challenges that test our emotional essence and cause us to experience a wide range of difficult emotions. I provide a warm, supportive and encouraging environment to help you find balance and foster a greater control over your life. I am honored to help clients rewrite their stories and reconnect... Read More
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  • Languages: English, Spanish

Ashley Mitchell

MA
I have experience working with people who have anxiety disorders, depression, stress, relationship difficulties, trauma, and sleep issues. If you are experiencing any of these, I will work with you in a nonjudgmental way to help you gain control over your emotions and help you manage your thoughts, so that you can feel good and... Read More
I have experience working with people who have anxiety disorders, depression, stress, relationship difficulties, trauma, and sleep issues. If you are experiencing any of these, I will work with you in a nonjudgmental way to help you gain control over your emotions and help you manage your thoughts, so that you can feel good and... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Anisa Glowczak

MS
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Grief Counselor in Virginia Beach. My practice, Good Mourning Counseling & Consulting, specializes in: perinatal loss (miscarriage, stillborn, and infant loss); subsequent pregnancy after a loss; childbirth trauma; infertility; pet loss; death of spouse, child, grandparent, friend; losses to due illness/injury; and more. GMCC also facilitates a... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Grief Counselor in Virginia Beach. My practice, Good Mourning Counseling & Consulting, specializes in: perinatal loss (miscarriage, stillborn, and infant loss); subsequent pregnancy after a loss; childbirth trauma; infertility; pet loss; death of spouse, child, grandparent, friend; losses to due illness/injury; and more. GMCC also facilitates a... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Helen Dempsey-Henofer

LCSW
Sometimes in life we feel stuck: whether due to grief, anxiety, trauma, or adjusting to a new stage in life. Counseling is a collaboration between counselor and client. It’s a privilege for me to get to work with clients through challenges and to witness personal growth. Prioritizing a foundation of trust in the therapy process,... Read More
Sometimes in life we feel stuck: whether due to grief, anxiety, trauma, or adjusting to a new stage in life. Counseling is a collaboration between counselor and client. It’s a privilege for me to get to work with clients through challenges and to witness personal growth. Prioritizing a foundation of trust in the therapy process,... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Rebecca Fadil

LCSW
Rebecca moved to Charlottesville, Virginia in late 2016 from Manhattan where she practiced on the Upper West Side since 2003. Rebecca’s post-graduate training was at the New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and comes with varied work experience- from the Karen Horney clinic, to the Arab-American Center in Brooklyn, to the Council on... Read More
Rebecca moved to Charlottesville, Virginia in late 2016 from Manhattan where she practiced on the Upper West Side since 2003. Rebecca’s post-graduate training was at the New York School for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis and comes with varied work experience- from the Karen Horney clinic, to the Arab-American Center in Brooklyn, to the Council on... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Erika Shilling

Ph.D.
Dr. Shilling provides individual, group and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with academic, motivational, behavioral, and emotional difficulties. Her specialties include utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to work with anxiety, obsessions and compulsions (OCD), depression, coping skills deficits, social skills deficits, substance abuse or dependence, attachment related difficulties, behavior modification, difficulties related to... Read More
Dr. Shilling provides individual, group and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with academic, motivational, behavioral, and emotional difficulties. Her specialties include utilizing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to work with anxiety, obsessions and compulsions (OCD), depression, coping skills deficits, social skills deficits, substance abuse or dependence, attachment related difficulties, behavior modification, difficulties related to... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Nathan Edmundson

Psy.D.
My specialty is servicing young adult/adult clients (ages 18 to 40) who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, and life-direction. My ideal client is one who is interested in thriving, identifying and living a passionate life, and making progress toward desired goals. My therapeutic approach tends to be a combination of different forms of... Read More
My specialty is servicing young adult/adult clients (ages 18 to 40) who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, and life-direction. My ideal client is one who is interested in thriving, identifying and living a passionate life, and making progress toward desired goals. My therapeutic approach tends to be a combination of different forms of... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Cynthia Starnes

LCSW
I am a licensed clinical social worker who has been practicing in the Charlottesville, Virginia area for the past 13 years. I attended Virginia Commonwealth University for both my undergraduate and graduate degrees. Early on, I developed an interest in working with women and children who were victims of domestic violence and abuse. This began... Read More
I am a licensed clinical social worker who has been practicing in the Charlottesville, Virginia area for the past 13 years. I attended Virginia Commonwealth University for both my undergraduate and graduate degrees. Early on, I developed an interest in working with women and children who were victims of domestic violence and abuse. This began... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Betsy Christian Hicks

MS, National Certified Counselor
I seek to offer compassion and hope to anyone feeling stuck, unhappy, and unsure of the future. Through listening, empathizing, and processing, I employ a variety of counseling approaches, including Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral techniques. I enjoy working with teenagers, young professionals, and those who are in transitional seasons of life. Depression, anxiety, infidelity, infertility,... Read More
I seek to offer compassion and hope to anyone feeling stuck, unhappy, and unsure of the future. Through listening, empathizing, and processing, I employ a variety of counseling approaches, including Person-Centered and Cognitive Behavioral techniques. I enjoy working with teenagers, young professionals, and those who are in transitional seasons of life. Depression, anxiety, infidelity, infertility,... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Alexis Buckheit Hurdle

L.P.C, MS
Alexis is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia and is passionate about working together with clients during challenging times in their lives and believes in healing for all. Alexis sees the therapeutic relationship as the most important factor in supporting clients to explore and understand themselves and move towards self-discovery, self-acceptance, and... Read More
Alexis is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia and is passionate about working together with clients during challenging times in their lives and believes in healing for all. Alexis sees the therapeutic relationship as the most important factor in supporting clients to explore and understand themselves and move towards self-discovery, self-acceptance, and... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Jessica Eure

L.P.C
Jessica Eure is Director of Neurotherapy and co-founder of the Virginia Center for Neurofeedback, Attachment & Trauma. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) specializing in the treatment of developmental trauma, mood disorders, PTSD and ADD using neurofeedback and psychotherapy. Read More
Jessica Eure is Director of Neurotherapy and co-founder of the Virginia Center for Neurofeedback, Attachment & Trauma. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) specializing in the treatment of developmental trauma, mood disorders, PTSD and ADD using neurofeedback and psychotherapy. Read More
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  • Languages: English

Shanita Loyd

Licensed Resident in Counseling
I have a passion and an interest in supporting children, teenagers, adults (including LGBTQIA+ community) and veterans with depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, trauma, anger management and work or school-related issues. I also have experience in supporting couples who want to work on improving communication skills and building a stronger relationship. I am a licensed resident... Read More
I have a passion and an interest in supporting children, teenagers, adults (including LGBTQIA+ community) and veterans with depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, trauma, anger management and work or school-related issues. I also have experience in supporting couples who want to work on improving communication skills and building a stronger relationship. I am a licensed resident... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Ashley Davis

MA
So many emotions come with making the decision to seek counseling. Are you stuck in an unhealthy pattern of communication? Do you or your partner regularly feel unheard or criticized during conflict? Are you at a loss about how to communicate without conflict escalating? Do you long for more connection and intimacy? Are you wondering... Read More
So many emotions come with making the decision to seek counseling. Are you stuck in an unhealthy pattern of communication? Do you or your partner regularly feel unheard or criticized during conflict? Are you at a loss about how to communicate without conflict escalating? Do you long for more connection and intimacy? Are you wondering... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Caroline Crilley

M.S.Ed.
I believe that every person and system possesses a unique, creative intelligence that guides them towards healing and wholeness. As a therapist, I strive to hold a safe, accepting space for my clients to experience growth and transformation. I believe that creativity and playfulness can be helpful for clients of all ages to connect them... Read More
I believe that every person and system possesses a unique, creative intelligence that guides them towards healing and wholeness. As a therapist, I strive to hold a safe, accepting space for my clients to experience growth and transformation. I believe that creativity and playfulness can be helpful for clients of all ages to connect them... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Steffanie Kelshaw

L.P.C
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor with several years of clinical experience. I have worked with adolescents and adults in a university mental health facility, outpatient substance abuse clinics, and a residential substance abuse facility. As a Nationally Certified Counselor and member of the American Counseling Association, I am... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor with several years of clinical experience. I have worked with adolescents and adults in a university mental health facility, outpatient substance abuse clinics, and a residential substance abuse facility. As a Nationally Certified Counselor and member of the American Counseling Association, I am... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Natalie Beutel

L.P.C, MA
Are you feeling anxious? Doubting yourself? Struggling in relationships? As a licensed professional counselor, I help clients reduce their anxiety, increase their self-confidence, and improve their relationships. I take a holistic approach using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy integrated with effective techniques from other counseling therapies, such as Solution-Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. I love being a counselor... Read More
Are you feeling anxious? Doubting yourself? Struggling in relationships? As a licensed professional counselor, I help clients reduce their anxiety, increase their self-confidence, and improve their relationships. I take a holistic approach using Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy integrated with effective techniques from other counseling therapies, such as Solution-Focused Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. I love being a counselor... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Robyn Brickel

LMFT
Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT Clinical Director, Brickel and Associates, LLC EMDRIA Certified and Approved Consultant Robyn is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 20+ years of experience providing psychotherapy, as well as the founder and clinical director of a private practice, Brickel and Associates, LLC in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia. She and her team... Read More
Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT Clinical Director, Brickel and Associates, LLC EMDRIA Certified and Approved Consultant Robyn is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 20+ years of experience providing psychotherapy, as well as the founder and clinical director of a private practice, Brickel and Associates, LLC in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia. She and her team... Read More
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  • Languages: English

George Coyne

LCSW
I believe that people argue because they do not feel understood or feel that anyone is listening. There are similarities between teenagers and couples in how they argue. “If this person would just listen to what I am saying things would be better.” We want to be understood, cared for and loved. Many people these... Read More
I believe that people argue because they do not feel understood or feel that anyone is listening. There are similarities between teenagers and couples in how they argue. “If this person would just listen to what I am saying things would be better.” We want to be understood, cared for and loved. Many people these... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Susan Buniva

LCSW
I have been practicing as a therapist for almost 40 years and am grateful for all that clients have taught me over the years and for the life experiences that have made me a more empathic and understanding clinician. I think that all the work we do must happen in the safe container of our... Read More
I have been practicing as a therapist for almost 40 years and am grateful for all that clients have taught me over the years and for the life experiences that have made me a more empathic and understanding clinician. I think that all the work we do must happen in the safe container of our... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Marie Schiller

LMFT
I’ve been in the mental health field for over 30 years, providing outpatient therapy for over 16. I am eager to help you live your best life! Read More
I’ve been in the mental health field for over 30 years, providing outpatient therapy for over 16. I am eager to help you live your best life! Read More
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  • Languages: English

Willetta Wilson

LMFT, LPC 172
I have a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Development from Troy State University, a Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from Capella University and a Post Masters certificate in Clinical Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. I hold certifications as a Board Certified Licensed Professional, Board Certified Telehealth, Master Addiction Counselor, Relationship Specialist, Domestic... Read More
I have a Master’s degree in Counseling and Human Development from Troy State University, a Master’s degree in Industrial / Organizational Psychology from Capella University and a Post Masters certificate in Clinical Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. I hold certifications as a Board Certified Licensed Professional, Board Certified Telehealth, Master Addiction Counselor, Relationship Specialist, Domestic... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Melissa Moore

L.P.C
9 years experience
Life is tough!!! Sometimes it feels that it won’t get any easier or it won’t get better. And I get it!!! Hello my name is Melissa, and I am a licensed professional counselor with over 11 years of mental health treatment and consultation experience. I use a variety of therapy models (the logical, direct kind... Read More
Life is tough!!! Sometimes it feels that it won’t get any easier or it won’t get better. And I get it!!! Hello my name is Melissa, and I am a licensed professional counselor with over 11 years of mental health treatment and consultation experience. I use a variety of therapy models (the logical, direct kind... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Christine Brendle

Ph.D.
2 years experience
Dr. Brendle has trained and worked in a variety of clinical settings including private practice, schools, child development clinics, children’s hospitals, specialty health clinics, and acute care units for children and adolescents. Skilled in research-supported assessment and therapy, Dr. Brendle strives to deliver services that are both individualized and effective. Her approach to therapy incorporates... Read More
Dr. Brendle has trained and worked in a variety of clinical settings including private practice, schools, child development clinics, children’s hospitals, specialty health clinics, and acute care units for children and adolescents. Skilled in research-supported assessment and therapy, Dr. Brendle strives to deliver services that are both individualized and effective. Her approach to therapy incorporates... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 2 years

Maya Georgieva

L.P.C, LCPC, Ed.D.
7 years experience
Dr. Maya Georgieva is Assistant Professor of Counseling at Messiah College and a licensed professional counselor in Maryland and Virginia. She has presented on the topics of counseling, mental health, and wellness at local, national, and international conferences. As a clinician, she specializes in treating anxiety in adult, teen, and pre-teen clients. Her professional certification... Read More
Dr. Maya Georgieva is Assistant Professor of Counseling at Messiah College and a licensed professional counselor in Maryland and Virginia. She has presented on the topics of counseling, mental health, and wellness at local, national, and international conferences. As a clinician, she specializes in treating anxiety in adult, teen, and pre-teen clients. Her professional certification... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 7 years

Caroline Cook

LPC 172, LPC-Supervisor 1, Art therapy
4 years experience
I have had the pleasure of serving as an art therapist for the past 12 years. I have been committed for the past decade to helping families explore their personal strength and resources in their families, school, and communities. I have served on St. John’s Community Services Board and the Wendy Center Grief and Loss... Read More
I have had the pleasure of serving as an art therapist for the past 12 years. I have been committed for the past decade to helping families explore their personal strength and resources in their families, school, and communities. I have served on St. John’s Community Services Board and the Wendy Center Grief and Loss... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Jennifer Munroe

LPC 172
6 years experience
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I grew up as a Military child moving frequently throughout my childhood, and as an adult, I landed in Virginia, where I now call home. I completed both my B.S. in Psychology and Sociology and my Master’s Degree in Counseling at Virginia Tech. I have a depth of experience... Read More
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I grew up as a Military child moving frequently throughout my childhood, and as an adult, I landed in Virginia, where I now call home. I completed both my B.S. in Psychology and Sociology and my Master’s Degree in Counseling at Virginia Tech. I have a depth of experience... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 6 years

Callie Dyer

MA
1 years experience
Are you motivated to make positive changes in your life but overwhelmed with deciding how to start? My goal is to empower you identify your strengths, advocate for your needs, and meet your unique goals. I integrate strategies from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and other frameworks depending on your... Read More
Are you motivated to make positive changes in your life but overwhelmed with deciding how to start? My goal is to empower you identify your strengths, advocate for your needs, and meet your unique goals. I integrate strategies from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and other frameworks depending on your... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 1 years

Kevin Thompson

VCA: Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor
12 years experience
I received my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health from Virginia Tech. Worked for over 8 years as outpatient substance abuse therapist at local mental health agency providing counseling to individuals recovering from substance abuse as well as mood disorders, personality disorders, and process addictions. I received training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy by instructors from... Read More
I received my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health from Virginia Tech. Worked for over 8 years as outpatient substance abuse therapist at local mental health agency providing counseling to individuals recovering from substance abuse as well as mood disorders, personality disorders, and process addictions. I received training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy by instructors from... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Hugh Pinnock

MS
1 years experience
Feeling “stuck” or like you have “hit a wall?” Do you and your spouse or significant other feel like your communication is not what it used to be? Are you “at a loss” in trying to figure out your teenager or adolescent child? Are you scared of the “next steps” in life after a big... Read More
Feeling “stuck” or like you have “hit a wall?” Do you and your spouse or significant other feel like your communication is not what it used to be? Are you “at a loss” in trying to figure out your teenager or adolescent child? Are you scared of the “next steps” in life after a big... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 1 years

Vanessa Steffens

MA
1 years experience
I am originally from Florida, where I earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at The Florida State University. I completed my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Marymount University. I enjoy using expressive and embodied techniques to help clients process their emotions and tackle life challenges. My training at Marymount has shaped me... Read More
I am originally from Florida, where I earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology at The Florida State University. I completed my Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Marymount University. I enjoy using expressive and embodied techniques to help clients process their emotions and tackle life challenges. My training at Marymount has shaped me... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 1 years

Sarah Moore

LPC
3 years experience
I provide specialized psychotherapy to adults throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) I provide clients with personalized tools to manage and find relief from depression, anxiety, challenging relationships, parenthood, work, infertility, pregnancy, postpartum or issues around alcohol. A recent former client, Ann S., shared: “Thank you for your care throughout. Thanks... Read More
I provide specialized psychotherapy to adults throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) I provide clients with personalized tools to manage and find relief from depression, anxiety, challenging relationships, parenthood, work, infertility, pregnancy, postpartum or issues around alcohol. A recent former client, Ann S., shared: “Thank you for your care throughout. Thanks... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 3 years

Jeremy Poling

L.P.C
1 years experience
My counseling experience includes treating adolescents, adults, and couples. My practice is highly individualized to address common symptoms associated with anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. I treat my clients as unique individuals with their own distinctive concerns impacting their lives. I greatly honor the trust I am given by them to help them navigate difficult... Read More
My counseling experience includes treating adolescents, adults, and couples. My practice is highly individualized to address common symptoms associated with anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. I treat my clients as unique individuals with their own distinctive concerns impacting their lives. I greatly honor the trust I am given by them to help them navigate difficult... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 1 years

John Mathews

LCSW
5 years experience
John Mathews, LCSW helps young adults, adults, and late adolescents to overcome anxiety, depression, and other life issues. I am passionate about helping my clients to navigate life’s difficulties to find meaning and fulfillment in a challenging world. Read More
John Mathews, LCSW helps young adults, adults, and late adolescents to overcome anxiety, depression, and other life issues. I am passionate about helping my clients to navigate life’s difficulties to find meaning and fulfillment in a challenging world. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 5 years

Rees Chapman

Ph.D.
29 years experience
Dr. Rees Chapman brings more than three decades of clinical training and experience (primarily in private practice) to northern Virginia, having recently relocated from the Shenandoah Valley. Over the years, he has provided a wide plethora of services including psychotherapy, assessments (psychological, neuropsychological, parenting, pain, bariatric, disability, Workers’ Compensation), consultation, supervision, and university instruction. Recently,... Read More
Dr. Rees Chapman brings more than three decades of clinical training and experience (primarily in private practice) to northern Virginia, having recently relocated from the Shenandoah Valley. Over the years, he has provided a wide plethora of services including psychotherapy, assessments (psychological, neuropsychological, parenting, pain, bariatric, disability, Workers’ Compensation), consultation, supervision, and university instruction. Recently,... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 29 years

Julia Ward

MA
1 years experience
Perhaps you find that this season of your life is providing new and difficult challenges, or maybe a loss has taken you by surprise. Maybe you have found that the coping strategies you have built over the years are no longer serving you well and you want to learn new skills. I am prepared to... Read More
Perhaps you find that this season of your life is providing new and difficult challenges, or maybe a loss has taken you by surprise. Maybe you have found that the coping strategies you have built over the years are no longer serving you well and you want to learn new skills. I am prepared to... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 1 years

Kathryn Corson

LCSW
21 years experience
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 9 years of experience working with people with mental illness, trauma, anxiety and self-esteem issues. I provide trauma informed care where clients are provided a safe space in a non-judgmental, supportive environment. I am a level 1 trained EMDR therapist. I believe that where ever you... Read More
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 9 years of experience working with people with mental illness, trauma, anxiety and self-esteem issues. I provide trauma informed care where clients are provided a safe space in a non-judgmental, supportive environment. I am a level 1 trained EMDR therapist. I believe that where ever you... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 21 years

Katie Clark

LPC-S 7
As a therapist, I am dedicated to providing an atmosphere of warmth, genuineness, acceptance, and respect for each unique individual in order to encourage personal growth. I am committed to giving people the space to work on various concerns. I draw my practice eclectically based on each individual’s needs – typically those practices have a... Read More
As a therapist, I am dedicated to providing an atmosphere of warmth, genuineness, acceptance, and respect for each unique individual in order to encourage personal growth. I am committed to giving people the space to work on various concerns. I draw my practice eclectically based on each individual’s needs – typically those practices have a... Read More
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  • Languages: English

Katelyn Childs

LMHP-R
4 years experience
Katelyn is a Resident in Counseling who received her Bachelor’s from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!) and her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lynchburg College. She has been working in the mental health field for over 4 years in a variety of settings such as Intensive In-Home (IIH), Mental Health Skill Building, Therapeutic Day... Read More
Katelyn is a Resident in Counseling who received her Bachelor’s from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!) and her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lynchburg College. She has been working in the mental health field for over 4 years in a variety of settings such as Intensive In-Home (IIH), Mental Health Skill Building, Therapeutic Day... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 4 years

Trish McCoy Kessler

LPC, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
9 years experience
I started Empower Counseling, PC to address the specific needs of women and teenage girls; however with adding many compassionate therapists and increased services I have opened the practice to all persons. My goal is to provide a place for clients to feel safe, learn about themselves, find healing, increase confidence, and return power back... Read More
I started Empower Counseling, PC to address the specific needs of women and teenage girls; however with adding many compassionate therapists and increased services I have opened the practice to all persons. My goal is to provide a place for clients to feel safe, learn about themselves, find healing, increase confidence, and return power back... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 9 years

Misty Williams

LMFT
1 years experience
How long has it been since you’ve felt like yourself? You’ve continued to put on a brave face but find yourself exhausted, stressed, and defeated each day. There are moments when you question if anyone notices how hurt you are yet when they ask how you’re doing, you reply with a simple “fine”. You continue... Read More
How long has it been since you’ve felt like yourself? You’ve continued to put on a brave face but find yourself exhausted, stressed, and defeated each day. There are moments when you question if anyone notices how hurt you are yet when they ask how you’re doing, you reply with a simple “fine”. You continue... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 1 years

Jeanene Wolfe

LCSW
26 years experience
I am an online therapist who can sit with you in the comfort of your own home, during your lunch break, at work or wherever you are in VA or FL, and help you see your unique strengths. I enjoy working with women and couples affected by ADHD and LD, as well as stressed out... Read More
I am an online therapist who can sit with you in the comfort of your own home, during your lunch break, at work or wherever you are in VA or FL, and help you see your unique strengths. I enjoy working with women and couples affected by ADHD and LD, as well as stressed out... Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 26 years

Amanda LaRose

LCSW
Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. You should know that there is a path you can take to overcome those challenges. Read More
Life isn’t always easy. Sometimes, even the strongest people amongst us need a little bit of help to work through some of life’s more challenging problems. Everyone has battles to fight and hurdles to overcome at some point. You should know that there is a path you can take to overcome those challenges. Read More
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  • Languages: English

Lorna Tempest

LMFT, LPC
12 years experience
Lorna Tempest is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Virginia, Washington DC, and California. She has been practicing in the field of behavioral health since 2007 and currently provides teletherapy to individual adults at Life Enrichment Counseling Center. Read More
Lorna Tempest is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Virginia, Washington DC, and California. She has been practicing in the field of behavioral health since 2007 and currently provides teletherapy to individual adults at Life Enrichment Counseling Center. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 12 years

Donna Thurston

LPC
30 years experience
Donna is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Virginia. She has over 30 years of experience working in mental health counseling. She works with individuals to address issues including, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, divorce recovery, and a variety of problems with conflict or adjustment. Read More
Donna is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Virginia. She has over 30 years of experience working in mental health counseling. She works with individuals to address issues including, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, divorce recovery, and a variety of problems with conflict or adjustment. Read More
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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 30 years

Helen Landry

LCSW
30+ years experience

I am a contemplative psychotherapist and mindfulness meditation teacher, using mindfulness in the treatment of anxiety and depression and in improving relationships, focus and overall health. My hope is that my work as a therapist makes the therapeutic process easy and accessible to many different kinds of people.

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I am a contemplative psychotherapist and mindfulness meditation teacher, using mindfulness in the treatment of anxiety and depression and in improving relationships, focus and overall health. My hope is that my work as a therapist makes the therapeutic process easy and accessible to many different kinds of people.

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  • Languages: English
  • Experience: 30+ years