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Rufus Alkebu-Lan, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Depression ADHD
Video Phone Messaging

About me

I am licensed in Virginia with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, relationship issues, & family conflicts. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey. I have 20 years working with adult's, adolescents with adhd and other mental heath disorders. My experience includes clinical supervision in mental health , substance abuse,therapeutic day treatment and in intensive in-home therapy.

Professional experience

36yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Addictions LGBTQ+ Depression ADHD

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, HIV / AIDS, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation / Loneliness, Jealousy, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Multicultural Concerns, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Post-traumatic Stress, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Love, Sex Addiction, Sexuality, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Services offered

Video
Phone
Messaging

License information

VA LPC 0701002330

Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Rufus Alkebu-Lan. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Rufus insights are a game changer. A caring therapist!!!!!

Written on Feb 18, 2024 after therapy with Rufus for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and self esteem

Great work and really strong support.

Written on Feb 12, 2024 after therapy with Rufus for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

He is extremely helpful and intuitive. Rufus provideds tasks and assessments that truly force you to take a stern look at yourself and the tools to help cut through your issues.

Written on Feb 02, 2024 after therapy with Rufus for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and

He’s really helped me and my partner navigate through some things. We are in a relationship where we have experienced things that we have never had to face before and had no idea what to do or how to look at it. Rufus has helped us with some tools to figure things out.

Written on Dec 15, 2023 after therapy with Rufus for 3 months on issues concerning relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Rufus has been extraordinary and a lifeline for me through my struggles. He has provided incredible support and sage advice throughout my time meeting with him. He is an excellent listener and superb therapist. I’m so grateful that I finally found the right therapist for me!

Written on Dec 13, 2023 after therapy with Rufus for 8 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and coaching

I trust my therapist completely, he's helped me figure out a lot of things and has helped me get to a point where I am doing better.

Written on Dec 05, 2023 after therapy with Rufus for 10 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, grief, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, coaching, and adhd