Keely Ricks, LCSW
I am licensed in Virginia with 30 years of professional work experience. I have extensive experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with grief and loss, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & depression. I can help you work through life transitions such as relationships, parenting, work entrance and exit, military life transitions and end of life. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Divorce and Separation, Emptiness, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Traumatic Brain Injury, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems
VA LCSW 0904005164
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Keely always makes my feelings and point of few feel seen and validated. She is amazing at listening well and really hearing me. She's always super positive and so caring. She always makes me feel valued. It always seems like she says exactly what I need to hear, too! Keely's given me so many tools and resources to help deal with my life situations and she's also taught me so much stuff about myself! I'm really grateful I found BetterHelp and got matched with Keely.
Written on Feb 27, 2023 after therapy with Keely for 6 months on issues concerning depression, family conflicts, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Had a great experience with Ms. Ricks. She worked with my schedule and is understanding of military issues. I recommend her for military members, vets, and their spouses.
Written on Feb 21, 2023 after therapy with Keely for 6 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
Keely is great at listening and giving you advice, I’ve learned so much about myself, even though I thought I already knew everything there was know.
Written on Feb 09, 2023 after therapy with Keely for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd
Keely is sensitive, helpful, always friendly. She has a deep intuition as well as training and knowledge, about the issues that are bothering me. She's been great for me and I feel I am well embarked in a good process that will lead to some good decisions and good outcomes.
Written on Dec 15, 2022 after therapy with Keely for 2 months on issues concerning self esteem, and coping with life changes
Thanks for listening
Written on Sep 07, 2022 after therapy with Keely for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and career difficulties
Very attentive and supportive in every aspect of what I would expect from a professional of her caliber.
Written on Aug 10, 2022 after therapy with Keely for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and anger management