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Stacey Kiger (LPC, LMHP) - 7 Years Experience

Hello! I have an M.A. in Forensic Psychology from Argosy University and an M.S.Ed in Mental Health Counseling from Old Dominion University (ODU). I completed a 4,000 hour residency after graduation from ODU and I now hold credentials as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) . I have worked in a variety of settings to include outpatient, intensive in-home, and therapeutic day treatment, providing individual, group, family, and couples therapy to adults, adolescents, and children. I have experience in working with client's who struggle with symptoms from depression, anxiety, and stress, as well as working with clients who have family conflicts and parenting issues...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Chris Conley (MA, LPC) - 10 Years Experience

Hi, my name is Chris and I am passionate about helping people find peace and clarity. I've spent my years as a counselor working with a wide variety of people ranging from elementary aged children, up to retirement aged adults (and everyone in between!) I have been able to help people find peace and clarity for themselves through all sorts of struggles including depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, career challenges, and parenting concerns. I have also helped many people who have experienced sexual, physical, and emotional abuse find peace with their past...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Tarnisha Gordon (LCSW) - 10 Years Experience

LCSW - training focuses on clinical issues\ Licensed since 2010, practicing for 10 years Training: Trauma Informed CBT, (with a specialty in children/adolescent) Specializes/Has experience in offering supportive online counseling and telehealth service Well experienced in crisis service/crisis management Mix of practicality with empowerment - feel confident to make changes, but sometimes we need guidance Feminist-Informed, (not man-hating), empowerment of women, diversity - all people have power am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 10 years of experience helping individuals and couples...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

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 University of Michigan in 1998. I've worked in many different settings with individuals and families who have a variety of personal issues such as depression/anxiety, stress, family problems, trauma/abuse, addictions of all kinds, relationships/parenting and more...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, LGBT, Grief, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Alissa Green (LCSW) - 11 Years Experience

Hello, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia. I have over 10 years of experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. I have experience supporting individuals and families through difficulties due to separation, grief, loss, depression, and relationship challenges. I have extensive experience working with individuals of all ages who experienced abuse and/or neglect during childhood. I utilize a strength-based, solution focused approach. You will be in the driver's seat regarding your goals. I will help you see how to capitalize on your strengths in order to feel better and more confident...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression.

Christy Damrath (LCSW) - 5 Years Experience

My name is Christy Damrath and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia. I earned my BSW and MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. Since 2012 I have worked with adult clients experiencing mental illnesses, first in a community based setting and then in an outpatient setting. I have worked with clients experiencing Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Grief and Loss, ADD/ADHD, and Borderline Personality Disorder. I work to build a genuine rapport with clients from the beginning of the first session. I enjoy listening to clients, asking questions, and helping clients identify their goals and work towards reaching their potential...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief.

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 of me. And it has meant so much to me. I want you to have an experience that is productive, fruitful and leaves you feeling better about yourself and your life...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Career difficulties.

Lesa Leiden (PhD, LPC, NCC) - 11 Years Experience

Are you feeling frustrated and overwhelmed? Are you in a challenging relationship? I can help. I counsel individuals and couples on how to build better relationships and provide coaching for life direction. Sometimes we all need support to deal with life issues. I have been providing services for more than 17 years specializing in relationship issues and the pursuit of happiness. I create a safe environment and customize my services to fit the unique needs and desires of the individuals I serve. As an experienced professional I draw on a variety of styles and techniques to best meet everyone's needs...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, ADHD.

Willard Vaughn (MA, LPC, LSATP) - 10 Years Experience

My approach to counseling is that each individual has the potential within them to accomplish anything. My job is to help you realize that potential and to make peace with the issues that you face. Notice I never said anything about “getting over” what you have going on, because I believe that there are some things that make that impossible. But, I believe that if you are willing to work with me to achieve your goals, you can achieve the recovery you truly want My journey to the present day has been unconventional to say the least. I’ve worked in the mental health field since graduating with my Master’s Degree in 2007...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coaching, Compassion fat.

Sherri Brothers (LPC) - 15 Years Experience

I have gratefully worked with clients for over 15 years, within a local social service agency. I have expertise working with individuals and families impacted by the child welfare system and with individuals who have experienced trauma. I specialize in relationship issues, stress and anxiety management, adjustment disorder and LGBTQ concerns. I received my Bachelor's Degree from Virginia Tech and my Master's Degree from the University of Connecticut. I specialized in Marriage and Family Therapy in my Master's program and consider that a valuable foundation to my profession...

Specialties: LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Self esteem, Depression.

Dr. Pamela Kayanan (PhD, LPC, LMFT) - 20 Years Experience

I have been a licensed mental health counselor in the state of Virginia for the past 20 years. I am licensed in Professional Counseling; Marriage and Family Counseling and Addictions. I have a PhD in Counseling and Education. I have worked with adolescents, their families, and adults with addiction and dual disorders for the past 20 years. Addictions I have worked with include alcohol, illicit substances, and medication abuse. I have also worked with professionals (doctors, nurses, CEOs, police officers, etc.) and their family members who were dealing with different addictions...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

Dr. Christa Benton (PhD, LPC, NCC) - 8 Years Experience

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with various experiences in working with children, adolescents, and adults in clinical, therapeutic, and volunteer capacities within the mental health field over the past 10 years. I have experience in working with individuals, groups and families that have been challenged with Anxiety, Coping Skills, Depression, Domestic/Sexual Abuse, Anger Management, Emotional Disturbance, Family Conflict, Grief, Identity Issues, Life Transitions, Parenting, Peer Relationships, Racial Identity, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Self-Harming, Stress, and Trauma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Depression.

Lisa O'Bryan (LPC) - 10 Years Experience

My name is Lisa O'Bryan, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. I earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology at the University of Virginia. I continued on to earned a Masters of Education (MSEd) in Counseling and Psychotherapy at Old Dominion University. I currently own a private practice called Grace Covenant Counseling & Psychotherapy. I believe in the potential of people to heal and have the life that they deserve. I work with individuals, couples, families, adolescents, and children with a variety of emotional and behavioral issues, providing services that span from therapy for depression and grief counseling to parenting support, couples and individual counseling...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Ivan Resto (MA, LPC) - 15 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who has 15 years of experience in the field. I strive to provide individuals with the highest quality counseling services. Through compassion, knowledge, and respect, I work all individuals to encourage personal growth and development. Whether struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, family relational problems, ADHD, or any number of other difficulties, it is my goal to help you and your family in achieving your goals and improving your quality of life. At some point in our lives, we all will need assistance and someone with whom to talk...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Erin Smith (LCSW) - 10 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia with over 10 years of experience working as a counselor with children, adults, and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting stressors, OCD, relationship difficulties, and ADHD. I also helped many individuals who have experienced physical, verbal or emotional abuse as a child or adult. I would describe my counseling style as empathetic, open, and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with upmost respect, empathy, sensitivity, and compassion...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Joe Gasperini (LPC) - 6 Years Experience

Hello, my name is Joe Gasperini. I live in Southern Virginia after having grown up in upstate New York and Los Angeles, CA. I am married and the father of eight children ranging in age from 15 to 39. During my spare time I am interested in activities of my children, sports (especially golf), travel, and insight into social behavior. Therapy is a place where you can feel heard in a supportive, comfortable and warm environment. When life is overwhelming and stressful, or relationships are struggling, counseling can help. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, we will work together to help you reduce the suffering you may feel...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping wi.

Robert Wakeley (LPC) - 14 Years Experience

As a former senior level business executive, I specialize in meeting the needs of people that have unique challenges in the their work and personal lives. My ideal client is one who has a strong desire to make meaningful changes in their life. Courage and a desire to work hard are integral. If you’re willing to to put in the time and effort, then I am too. I have a 25 year career as a senior financial executive with Dell Computer, Neiman Marcus Stores and Kay Jewelers Stores. Now as a licensed counselor, I incorporate those experiences into mental health treatment and career/life coaching...

Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Depression, Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder.

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 of compassion, empathy and unconditional positive regard. I also feel it is imperative to provide a safe, confidential and supportive space without judgement for clients to explore their needs, wants and emotions...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder.

Toy Newcomb (LPC, CCTP) - 9 Years Experience

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensed in the state of Virginia and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) certified by the International Association of Trauma Professionals. I also hold a Graduated Certificate from Liberty University in Pastoral Counseling. My counseling experience includes working with individuals who have experienced a variety of reasons for seeking help to include but not limited to trauma, grief/loss, substance abuse, self-worth/self-esteem issues, stress management, relationship challenges, symptom management, spiritual conflicts, effective/assertive communication, depression and anxiety...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Family conflicts, Grief, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes.

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 of concern include : adjusting to life changes (careers, relationships, parenting and life changes/transitions)...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, ADHD, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Andrea Shipley (MA, LPC) - 5 Years Experience

Andrea Shipley is an explorer of the external world as well as the internal world of consciousness. After years of self-healing and spiritual study, she began her healing career as a Massage Therapist in 2008. She soon came to understand that the physical ailments she was treating often stem from mental and spiritual factors, as well as the body, so she wanted to have a more holistic impact for her clients. This understanding led her to John F. Kennedy University to earn her Master’s Degree in Transpersonal Psychology and she has since become a Licensed Professional Counselor, also providing Life Coaching in her private practice, Soul Explorations, LLC...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coa.

Dr. Valerie Glass (PHD, LMFT) - 15 Years Experience

My name is Valerie Glass. I have worked as a therapist in a variety of settings for nearly 20 years. I currently hold a doctorate in marriage and family therapy and also work teaching students who are studying to become therapists. I have extensive experience working with clients who are experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, relationship issues, and family issues. In addition, I specialize in LGBTQ clients and women's issues. Clients come to therapy for many different reasons. Some clients need a space to process life changes and challenges...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life cha.

Melissa Moore (LPC) - 3 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 8 years of mental health treatment and consultation experience. I use a variety of therapy models (the logical, direct kind - or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; the eclectic person centered model, or the motivating behavior and change through Motivational Interviewing), and I always use my client's interests and personality as the best guide for the approach...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, LGBT, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Sabrina Fitzpatrick (LCSW) - 3 Years Experience

Hi there! My name is Sabrina and I am so excited that you’re taking this step to reach out for help.  I’m passionate about creating a safe space where people are free to be open and genuine without fear of judgement. Everyone faces trials and difficulties in life and it is my honor to be able to walk alongside someone and offer support.  In the past there has been a stigma on people who seek out mental health treatment and my hope is that one day, that stigma will disappear completely. Caring for your own mental health and well being is a vital component to overall healthy living...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes.

Matthew Stevens (MA, MDiv, LPC) - 3 Years Experience

Hello, my name is Matthew Stevens, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia. My counselor identity is complemented by more than 20 years of service as a Navy chaplain. Through the appropriate weaving together of my theological formation with my and counselor identity, I easily connect with military families and am skilled with integrating personal belief systems into my plans of care, as you desire. I have significant experience working with individuals living with traumatic memories, helping them transition to the new “normal” and experience growth after trauma...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

Frances McBride (LMHP) - 11 Years Experience

I am a licensed mental health professional located in the state of Virginia. I have over 11 years of experience working in community based counseling with adults, families, adolescents and children with complex issues. A few of my specialties include depression, anxiety, low self-worth and parenting problems. In addition, my experiences include helping those with childhood trauma and/or emotional abuse. My counseling style is person-centered. I believe in meeting people where they are with dignity and respect. I utilize cognitive-behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, mindfulness, and motivational interviewing to help clients reach their personalized treatment goals...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Addictions, Relationship issues, Grief, Anger management, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, ADHD.

Tina Parcell (LCSW) - 30 Years Experience

Hello, and welcome to Better Help! My name is Tina Parcell, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia with over 25 years of experience helping individuals address and overcome life's challenges. I earned my Master of Social Work degree from Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia and I am a transplant to Virginia having been raised in Upstate New York. Over the past 25 years as a clinician, my experience has taught me that the most important aspect of receiving help, and benefiting from it, is by far the connection and comfort you feel with the person you choose to share your struggles with...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, ADHD.

Katie Mahan (LPC, NCC) - 6 Years Experience

Hello! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and Texas with more than six years of experience providing individual counseling, largely to the young adult population. My clients work with me to address an array of concerns, including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, gender and sexual identity, grief, adjustment difficulties, and other challenges common to emerging adulthood. People seek counseling during times of difficulty; developing a warm, empowering therapeutic relationship allows people to discover that the courage they need to thrive has been within them all along...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Depression, Compassion fatigue.

This list of Virginia online therapists was last updated on Sunday, July 14, 2019