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 adolescents with adhd and other mental heath disorders. My experience includes a clinical supervision in therapeutic day treatment and in intensive in-home therapy.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
Aging and Geriatric Issues , Blended Family Issues , Codependency , Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) , Divorce and Separation , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Fatherhood Issues , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Infidelity , 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 , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
VA LPC 0701002330
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 is a great listener. My favorite thing about our sessions is that we don't hide who we are and we speak to each other crystal clear on hard topics. I really enjoy my sessions because I do feel listened and seen.
Rufus is a Great listener with succinct and on target input. His guidance has helped me weather a lot of storms
that hit all at once. When I need his advice again—and I am sure I will—I will be back. For now, thanks to Rufus’ help, I’m moving in the right direction.
I had great sessions with Rufus— he listens well and is very perceptive.
Rufus helped me greatly with some work-related productivity and motivation issues. He was attentive and supportive, but also wasn't afraid to challenge me on my bad habits and incorrect assumptions. His sense of humor and ability to avoid jargon in favor of clear terminology helped me connect with the advice he gave.
He’s been awesome he is so fun to talk to
Rufus was a very straight shooter right from the start. He asked me questions that were simple and to the point and got to the root of the issues I needed to address. He challenged me by sending ample worksheets and very helpful thought activities which addressed my confidence, communication skills, and emotional maturity. I appreciated his direct approach and his ability to help me set achievable goals.
Rufus is a very relatable therapist who displays incredible empathy and understanding. Conversations are easy and there is no feeling of judgment whatsoever.
I feel safe and comfortable with Mr. Rufus!!
Mr. Alkebu-Lan was very kind and empathetic during my first session. He was very invested in my wellbeing and did his best to make me laugh and to listen to what I had to say. I will be working with him more going forwards.
Rufus is very kind and helpful while pushing me to think in the right direction instead of spiraling. He's relatable and professional and I can't recommend him enough.
I had an excellent experience with Rufus as my therapist. When I first started therapy I was a hot emotional mess and having loads of anxiety/insecurities/uncertainty related to a relationship I am in. Rufus was amazingly helpful and supportive. I appreciated his empathetic directness and room for me to figure things out at my own pace.
I’m taking a break from BH - and when I return, I’ll ask for Rufus to be my therapist.
He’s very personable and easy to talk to. He feels like an old friend.
He is attentive and insightful. I look forward to seeing what our work together will produce.
Wonderful listener who provides smart, actionable counseling. Best therapist I’ve had.
So far my encounters with Rufus has been helpful. He seems to listen and understands my concerns and provides constructive feedback.
Rufus has been amazing in helping me deal with the sudden loss of my fiance. He has helped me realize that I need to take time for myself and grieve as needed.