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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.

Edibell Stone (EdS, LPC) - 24 Years Experience

My name is Edibell and I have been a Licensed Counselor since 1995. I help clients cope with difficulties in their lives, whether they are experiencing problems in a relationship, feeling anxious, depressed and/or stressed, problems with self-esteem, coping with loss, and family issues. I also specialize in working with victims of Narcissistic abuse, resulting from having a Narcissistic parent, partner, friend, or boss. This new field of recovery is getting a lot of attention due to the emotional abuse pattern that quickly erodes a victim's previous high level of functioning...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Eating disorders, 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.

Dr. Jennifer Erickson (LPC, NCC) - 5 Years Experience

Hi. Welcome to my bio. I'd like to share some information about myself. I have 5 years of experience as a professional counselor, with 20+ years in healthcare administration. During my years in healthcare administration I was in management for 17 years (consistently coaching, mentoring and training). During that time I had to balance career and family, raise 2 children, grow professionally, and trying to grow personally. The challenges of those years prompted me to change my career to help those who struggled like myself. During the past decade I've personally and professionally learned how to balance my life, use positive coping skills, lower stress, and just have fun...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coaching, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue.

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.

Julie Gamez (LCSW) - 5 Years Experience

Welcome! I am Julie Gamez, a licensed clinical social worker in Virginia. I have over 5 years of clinical experience in helping individuals and groups heal from past hurts, overcome fears and anxieties, and move into positions of personal power and strength. Much of my career has involved working with clients that have experienced trauma and its effects which can include post traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, low self esteem and/or addictions. Often, I see clients that have childhood or family issues that impact their adult life in a negative way...

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

Lisa Jackson-Wardlaw (M.Ed., MSW, LCSW) - 13 Years Experience

Greetings! My name is Lisa Jackson-Wardlaw and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia with over 12 years of experience working as a counselor in community, inpatient and outpatient behavioral health settings. I hold master's degrees in education and clinical social work. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including trauma, depression, anxiety, life transition issues, career challenges, and learning disabilities. In addition, counseling individuals with a co-occuring learning disability and mental health diagnosis is a specialty of mine...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression, Intimacy-related issues, Bipolar disorder.

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.

Jessica Zike (LCSW) - 20 Years Experience

I am so glad you are here! My name is Jessica and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia with 20 years’ experience in many states on the East Coast. My Masters in Social Work is from Boston University and I love assisting others to make changes and improve their lives. I have worked with individuals with a wide range of concerns, through brief and long-term therapy. I have a special expertise in stress reduction, anxiety, career issues, and addiction recovery. It is important to me to really get to know the person I am working with and adapt my counseling style to meet your needs...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue.

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.

Brian Strode (LPC) - 9 Years Experience

I was a career Paramedic/Firefighter before going to graduate school. This is part of why working with first responders is one of my passions and my primary area of expertise. I completed my Masters in Counseling at Old Dominion University in 2009 and I am currently in a doctoral program for Traumatology at Liberty University. My full-time role as a mental health counselor is crisis counseling; however, I also engage in couples counseling, family issues, occupational issues, life stressors, general depression, general anxiety, etc. I understand that the world is not made of perfect scenarios and not everything in treatment is going to work idealistically the first time...

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

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.

Lakeisha Swain (MA, LPC) - 8 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia with over 8 years of experience in the mental health field. I have a Bachelors Degree in Health Psychology and a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling. I have worked with wide age range of client from children and adolescents to adults and geriatrics. I have experience working in a community based, agency based, inpatient psychiatric hospital based, and corrections. Over the year, I have worked with a variety of diagnosis to include: ADHD, Borderline Personality Disorder, Anti Social Personality Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Adjustment Disorder, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective, and Bipolar I and II, just to name a few...

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

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, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, 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.

Denielle Rigoglioso (LPC, CAADC, CSAC) - 10 Years Experience

I am an Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia, with over ten years experience helping individuals through counseling and therapy. I specialize in the areas of: mental health, trauma, marital/relationship issues, depression, anxiety, anger management , PTSD, substance use and ADHD. I also have experience working with wide variety of concerns which also include adjusting to life changes (careers, relationships, parenting and life changes/transitions). My goal is to provide the best possible support, guidance and clinical intervention to enhance the lives of each individual and family I serve...

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

Kelly Greer (MS, LPC, CFTP) - 11 Years Experience

I have been working within the mental health field since 2007, partnering with individuals of all ages and backgrounds. My clinical approach utilizes an integrative perspective to accommodate individual client’s needs. This perspective is characterized by openness to various ways of integrating diverse theories and techniques. I find that I most often utilize interventions and approaches pulled from Trauma-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy in my work. I believe this integrative orientation has been successful with my clients in improving their emotional health and increasing insight so they can better understand how they function in their world, and what they may want to be different...

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

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, 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.

Alicia Funes (Bilingual, LCSW, CYT, (certified, yoga, teacher)) - 20 Years Experience

Hi! Before we get into my background, I want to thank you for coming to Betterhelp, and choosing me as your potential therapist! Alicia M. Funes, a bilingual, licensed clinical social worker, received her Bachelor’s of Social Work from the University of New Mexico and her Master’s in Clinical Social Work as an Advanced standing student from Virginia Commonwealth University. Ms. Funes wrote her thesis on the impact of yoga therapy for mood disorders with a juvenile population at Graydon Manor, VA. Certified as a yoga teacher, she has worked with children, adults, and dancers...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, LGBT, Relationship issues, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues.

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.

Beverly Jones (LCSW) - 7 Years Experience

Hello: I am a license clinical social worker in the state of Florida. I have over seven years’ experience working with clients from different areas of life i.e. military, foster care. Many of my client’s needs range from coping with chronic medical & psychological illness, caregiver stress, setting personal life goals, anxiety, depression, sexual assault & trauma. My treatment methods utilizes theory from cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness & humanistic approaches. I provide an environment of warmth & empathy. I'm not here to judge you. But to assist you in tackling the ups, downs, and all around issues that come along with living a healthy life...

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

Latise Moore (LCSW) - 3 Years Experience

Reaching out to a therapist can be a scary thought. You may feel you have lost control and asking for help is the last thing on your mind. When hope outweighs the initial fear, reaching out to someone can be a huge relief. Often times in life we feel like we become stuck, I am here to help you realize that you are the expert of your own life and assist in developing strategies that get you through current or even past challenges. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Virginia. I have worked with a diverse group of people from young children to older adults...

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

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.

Amber Cox (LPC) - 11 Years Experience

Working with a therapist can feel similar to having a close friend and confidante. The friend part coming from connecting to someone whom will root for you, someone whom will encourage you, and someone whom wants good things for you. Many would agree that to have an associate whom you feel comfortable enough to share the details of your life with, is a positive, meaningful and healthy part of the human experience. When you engage with a therapist you also get additional benefits. These benefits include engaging with an individual whom has extensive training in understanding human behavior and whom has many tools to pull from to help you implement change...

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

Darleena Cozzo (LPC, MHSP, NCC) - 3 Years Experience

Darleena Cozzo , is a licensed professional counselor in.Norfolk Virginia who has over who has over 28 years of experience in the social services field. Darleena's style is warm and professional and, at the same time, passionate and committed to you and your relationships. Darleena focuses on personal and spiritual growth to over-come the fears, regrets, and excuses that keep us stuck, depressed, anxious and unable to ACT. Many of us have made choices based on fear instead of purpose and hope. As a result , we live lives that we never intended for ourselves...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Anger management, Depression.

Stephanie Gore (MSW, LCSW) - 19 Years Experience

I hold a BSW and MSW from Virginia Commonwealth University. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia 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 decades of training in multiple specialty areas with mandated and non-mandated clients, I bring practical life experience to my view of the world...

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

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.

Lauri Stoltzfus (LPC) - 3 Years Experience

Welcome to my page. I’m so glad you’re here and are taking the first step to getting the help you need. Do you feel like you’re stuck in patterns you can’t seem to change? I believe that the most important part of counseling is the relationship between counselor and client. I foster that relationship by creating a collaborative, warm, and comfortable environment where you can relax and explore what brought you in to my office. My approach is to be open minded and address the whole person by utilizing modalities of treatment that fit individual needs of clients...

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

Dr. Kara Beck (PhD, LCP) - 8 Years Experience

Greetings! My name is Kara Beck and I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in the States of Arizona and Virginia. As you are considering whether you'd like to work with me, here are some things I think are important for you to know: My fundamental belief is that all humans have value. This guides how I conduct therapy, the kind of work I do, and my life in general. This is also one of the reasons I became a Clinical Psychologist. If you choose to work with me, you will find that my style is collaborative and integrative. That means that I want to understand your perspective and hear about what you think is going on and I have some tools and knowledge I can give you...

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

Katie Slaybaugh (LCSW) - 5 Years Experience

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who graduated with my Master’s in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. I have experience working as a counselor with children, adults, and families with a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, grief and loss, among others. I also have helped many individuals who have experienced physical, verbal, emotional, and/or sexual abuse as a child or adult. I would describe my counseling style as compassionate, authentic, kindhearted, and collaborating. My approach combines trauma focused, cognitive behavioral theory, strengths perspective, systems theory, and problem solving approaches...

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

Kathleen Van Allen (MS, LPC) - 4 Years Experience

Hello, Welcome to BetterHelp! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. I have been in the field for four years with experience working as a crisis counselor, in home counselor, working within a community service board organization providing counseling as well as currently through a private practice. I use an integrative holistic & humanistic approach working with a range of mental health diagnoses and symptoms such as: depression, anxiety, personality disorders, behavioral issues, substance use, trauma, grief, anger management, self-esteem issues, interpersonal relationship issues, etc...

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

Joanna Martorelli (LMHC, LPC, ATR-BC) - 9 Years Experience

I am a creative, energetic mental health counselor licensed in Massachusetts and Virginia with over 9 years of experience working as a psychotherapist and board certified art therapist. I am comfortable treating adults with various degrees of concerns and/or mental illnesses and have a significant amount of experience working with active duty military, military families, and veterans . My counseling style is warm, interactive, genuine, professional and supportive to foster self exploration and expression of feelings in session without fear of judgement...

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

Grant Tomey (LPC) - 5 Years Experience

My name is Grant Tomey and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. My counseling approach is based upon the premise that, above all, the relationship that you have with your counselor is of utmost importance. Without this strong foundation, which includes a great deal of trust and mutual understanding, progress will be limited. My first goal is to make the people I counsel feel like I understand them and the issues that they are presenting. I accomplish this through a relaxed, down-to-earth, and nonjudgmental approach...

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

Anne Colby Wittenberg (LCSW, LCSW-C, MSW) - 14 Years Experience

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with 14 years of experience connecting with clients and walking with them through their journey of triumphs and challenges I have found that the connection between counselor and client is paramount. I strive to meet my clients where they are, focusing on their strengths and empowering them to make the changes they see fit rather than prescribing issue or diagnosis. I value treating each individual client with the respect they deserve. Placing emphasis on developing a relationship with my clients that is based on warmth, trust, respect, and genuine care and concern...

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

Jewel Green (MSW, LCSW) - 20 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Jewel. I am a licensed clinical social worker licensed in Virginia with over 20 years of experience working as a psychotherapist. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, career challenges, grief, and life transitions. I also have specific training in trauma, and have helped many people who have experienced physical trauma and/or emotional abuse, including members of the military community. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels...

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

Stefanie Pollay (LCSW) - 10 Years Experience

Hi there! Welcome to Better Help. I know coming here is a big step and you are probably wondering how you can find someone who is the best fit for you. I’d love to tell you more about myself. My name is Stefanie Pollay and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia with 10 years of clinical experience. I received my Master of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. I have worked with individuals and families with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, ADHD, parenting problems, career challenges and life transitions...

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

Mark DeNoble (Ph.D., Ed.S., LPC) - 8 Years Experience

I offer a boutique practice that specializes in working with college students and emergent adults using a unique concierge therapy approach. Let’s face it—life is hard. University life has become so complicated now a days, and transitioning from college to the work world can be even more difficult. You may live in a beautiful town with so much to do, yet at the same time feel so lonely, stagnate, and isolated. Let me help you! I am a friendly, compassionate, and caring counselor. In counseling, we will work hard as we achieve your goals, but I also try to make counseling easy-going and fun...

Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Eating disorders, Self esteem, Depression, Addictions, LGBT, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD.

Christine Bruso (LCSW) - 4 Years Experience

Hello! My name is Chrissy Bruso, and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who loves people, the beach, the mountains, spending time outdoors, healthy food, a good cup of cold brew coffee, being a wife and mom, reading and finding ways to help others in any way I can. I have had a variety of careers, including horse farm manager and riding instructor, legal secretary, stay-at-home mother (an unpaid career!), helping families adopt children and counseling individuals with autism and related challenges as well as their families. I work from a strengths-based approach, and I love empowering my clients to learn more about themselves and grow into their full potential...

Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Stress, Anxiety, Career difficulties, Depression, ADHD.

Elizabeth ("Betsy") Murdock (MS, LPC) - 18 Years Experience

I am happy that you are seeking some help for whatever you are struggling with in your life. We all have times that are challenging or overwhelming, and it is a sign of strength to reach out! I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Master's Degree in Counseling. I have worked in schools, colleges, public mental health, and private therapy settings. I believe strongly in the importance of providing an open, safe environment for clients to communicate, and also in the development of a caring and supportive relationship to help ensure positive therapeutic outcomes...

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

Cristal Jenkins (LCSW) - 5 Years Experience

Welcome to Better Help! You've taken a huge step, and you may feel nervous about trying online therapy. I believe you will soon discover online therapy is a wonderful tool to help you overcome difficulties in your daily life - all from the comfort of your home! My name is Cristal Jenkins, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia. I earned my Master of Social Work degree from the University of Washington in 2012. I am pursuing a doctorate degree in Community Care and Counseling: Traumatology at Liberty University with anticipated graduation in 2020...

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

Anne Leggett (LPC) - 15 Years Experience

Welcome! I admire your courage in seeking help for the challenges you’re facing right now. I am a licensed professional counselor with nearly 20 years of experience working with individuals, couples, and families. I hold a master's degree in counseling from Longwood University in Virginia. My specialties are anxiety, depression, and relationship issues. Clients come to me seeking relief and, as we get to know each other, I actively help them better understand their symptoms and learn ways to improve their lives and relationships with others. I love the work I do and I firmly believe that everyone has in them the ability to grow and change to achieve the life they imagine for themselves...

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

Ann Cotton (LCSW) - 3 Years Experience

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, licensed in the state of Virginia. I have extensive and diverse experience working with individuals and families from diverse backgrounds facing a variety of challenges. People often tell me that I am able to quickly build rapport with others, which I find very helpful, as we can dive into working on what it is that you want and need right away. I am both very practical and very caring and I love helping people set attainable goals and then explore practical and proven strategies to reach those goals...

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

This list of Virginia online therapists was last updated on Monday, September 16, 2019