I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with 8 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping people with depression, stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, and confidence. I also have experience with and helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse.
My therapy approach is to use cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy and reality therapy to assist clients bring out change in their life. Additionally, in utilizing a client centered approach, it allows for you to focus on the most important issue in your life, as you are the expert in your life. My goal is to help you identify treatment goals important to you and specific needs to achieve a better overall well-being.
Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started! I am here to support you so and assist you on your journey to an overall improved well-being. Lets get to work!
Additional areas of focus: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Divorce and Separation, Forgiveness, Jealousy, Military and Veterans Issues, Postpartum Depression, Prejudice and Discrimination, Self-Love, Young Adult Issues
VA LPC 0701011992
After one session, I feel very confident Kirby is a good match for me and will be very helpful
Written on Jun 05, 2023 after therapy with Kirby for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and intimacy-related issues
She is supportive and suggests different ways to help!
Written on May 12, 2023 after therapy with Kirby for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
I’ve been with better help for some time and tried various counselors. Kirby is one of the best I’ve spoken with- she listens well, and provides a unique goal based approach, with actionable tips after each session. Highly recommend!
Written on Apr 28, 2023 after therapy with Kirby for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes