Virginia is known for the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. It’s a long bridge that spans quite the distance. Life can be viewed like a bridge. The bridge can take you to your destination, or lead to nowhere. It all depends on what kind of bridge it is. And sometimes, the bridge can be broken and dangerous, leading you to fall. 

A counselor can be the person who keeps your bridge strong and going on the right path. Speak to one today and see where they can lead you. 

This is Stephanie Bruce's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a licensed clinical social worker in Virginia and Colorado and have 8 years of experience working with adults who struggle with mental illness. I have worked with clients who experience symptoms of depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma and family/relationship issues. I value a holistic approach to the therapeutic process and truly believe in building trusting relationships with each of my clients. I recognize that each of my clients have unique needs and I am able to shift my counseling approach to meet the needs of my clients. My counseling style combines ...

This is Denise Fisher's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
MA, NCC, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 13

My name is Denise Fisher and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Tennessee and Virginia. I am also certified through the National Board of Certified Counselors. I have over 20 years of experience working with children, teens and adults in community based programs and 12 years experience working in the field of mental health. Counseling with individuals and groups, including families and work groups, has provided me with the opportunity to encounter a broad range of situations, including depression, anxiety, life changes, relationship issues, coping wi...

This is Becky Scott 's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 19

I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 19 years of experience in the mental health field. I earned my Master’s Degree in Social Work in May 2008 from University of Tennessee, Knoxville. I am licensed in both Tennessee and Virginia. My experience includes numerous areas of social work including crisis care, adult case management, group therapy, individual therapy and marital therapy. Working in community mental health has provided me with considerable experience in treating Depression, Trauma, Eating disorders, Anger Management, Anxiety, Attention ...

This is Dr. Rebecca Cowan's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
PhD,LPC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Dr. Cowan is a PhD-level Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and Distance Certified Counselor, with over 10 years experience within the mental health field. She has experience working in inpatient psychiatric, private practice, residential treatment, integrated care, and foster care/child protective services settings. Prior to opening her own private practice, Dr. Cowan was a professor and assistant program director in the Department of Family Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School and held hospital privileges at Bon Secours Maryv...

This is Dr. Renee Brush's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
PhD
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

First, I want to say "bravo" to you for taking the first step in getting help! That by far is the most difficult step. I know starting therapy can create so much anxiety, which is why I believe my first job is to help you feel more comfortable as we begin to work together. With me, you can count on feeling accepted and validated as you are. I will help you understand why you developed those behaviors you believe are problematic in order to help you feel better about you and your choices in life. During therapy, I prefer to work with a person in a collaborative ...

This is Willard Vaughn's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
MA,LPC,LSATP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

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...

This is Ivan Resto's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
MA, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Anger management, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

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 w...

This is Erin Smith's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LCSW
Specialties: Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 10

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, sensit...

This is Brian Strode's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LPC,CCTP,CCFP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 9

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. I am licensed by the Virginia Board of Counseling as a Licensed Professional Counselor and I am certified by the International Association of Trauma Professionals as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and as a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional. My primary areas of counseling are in traumatic stress and pro...

This is Robert Wakeley's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LPC
Specialties: Addictions, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

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 trea...

This is Rachelle Michaud's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 15

Caring therapist with a 15 year background in Holistic, Somatic and Transpersonal therapy has specialized interest and training in: relationships, transition to parenthood, childlessness, the military and alternative ways of supporting anxiety and depression. If you are having trouble with a transition in your life, feeling anxious or depressed, having relationship stress, grieving because you never became a parent, feeling isolated, trouble sleeping, struggling with the past or need support around Autism or neurodiversity, I will help you feel seen & heard, & ref...

This is Courtney  Grossnickle 's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, my name is Courtney but I go by CC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. I have been in the field for 4+ years working with clients in various fields including; crisis counseling, in-home therapy, family therapy, hospitalization, and foster care. In all those fields, I have primarily worked with clients who have suffered from depression, anxiety, mood disorders, conduct disorders, co-occurring disorders, personality disorders, family conflict, and many more. Those are big ways of saying that I have worked with a wide range o...

This is Sabrina da Silva's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
M.S.,NCC,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 8

I am a professional counselor licensed in Virginia and Florida, as well as being a National Certified Counselor. I have been working in the field for over 8 years, treating clients with a wide range of concerns. My experience has mainly consisted of treating clients presenting with issues associated with trauma and abuse, as well as depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. I do not see clients as being "sick" or having something wrong with them, but as having experienced difficult things that need to be navigated in healthier ways. I adopt a collaborativ...

This is Stef Gore's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues
Years of Experience: 19

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 b...

This is Sherry Harrell's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello, my name is Sherry and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I have 20 years of experience in the behavioral healthcare field. I believe in providing goal-directed treatment. I take a collaborative and supportive stance in my approach to therapy and my patients tell me that I am comfortable to be with and easy to talk to. I specialize in helping adults suffering from depression, anxiety, grief and/or loss, trauma, anger management, stress management, and relationship issues. In therapy, I primarily will use Solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Beh...

This is Dr. Patricia Switaj's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
PsyD,LPC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Career difficulties, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 12

Hello, My name is Dr. Patricia L. Switaj, a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Michigan, Ohio, and Virginia. I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor in the state of New Mexico. I am a National Board Certified Counselor with over 11 years of clinical experience in the behavioral health field. I have worked in a variety of settings including private practice, college counseling center, a multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic, and a cognitive rehabilitation clinic. My experience includes working with diverse populations that are coping with anxi...

This is Christine Bruso's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LCSW
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

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 approa...

This is Erin McMenamin's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

Hello. I'm Erin, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia. My goal is to help you find the relief you crave by building a safe and trusting therapeutic relationship where we can explore what is making you feel stuck. I specialize in helping to create strategies to decrease Depression and Anxiety. I've worked extensively with both military-connected and civilian clients to help process trauma, abuse, and Post Traumatic Stress. I focus on identifying your innate strengths and increasing positive coping skills to help you heal. I particularly enjoy working with...

This is Chelsea Sargent's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I have worked in the mental health field for over 10 years treating individuals with a wide variety of presenting issues, life transitions, and disorders including severe mental illness and substance use. I provide counseling to adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families and specialize in grief and loss, trauma, depression and anxiety. My goal is to provide a safe, nurturing environment to build a therapeutic relationship and foster healing. I use a person centered approach and cognitive behavioral techniques to develop treatment interventions specific t...

This is Holly McCloud's avatar and link to their profile
Virginia
LMFT
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

Hello, My name is Holly McCloud. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have been providing therapy for the last 5 years. I am a mother of two, and own a small private practice in southwest Virginia. I received my education from Liberty University and Roanoke College. I have completed a residency in Substance Abuse Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling. I have spent most of my career working with individuals in private practice. I have experience working with all ages. I specialize in individual mental health, family issues, and addiction. Th...

What Can Therapists In Virginia Help You With?

A therapist in Virginia can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 3078759 people are living in Virginia, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of Virginia Working With A Licensed Counselor?

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Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in Virginia who are ready to help you get happy!