Alicia Ayvas

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW, CEDS

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Alicia Ayvas, MSSW, LCSW, CEDS, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Gainesville
(571) 336-1246 Website

Alicia Ayvas

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW, CEDS


Location

Clarity Counseling, LLC
7150 Heritage Village Plaza
Unit 201
Gainesville, Virginia 20155
(571) 336-1246

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Clarity Counseling, LLC
11703 Bowman Green Dr
Lower Level
Reston, Virginia 20191
(571) 336-1246

Alicia Ayvas, MSSW, LCSW

Clarity, Eating Disorder Recovery and Counseling Center is an outpatient treatment center that commits to providing quality treatment to individuals, families and groups in the Northern Virginia region. Clarity specializes in providing comprehensive and evidenced-based treatment for eating disorder recovery and offers a unique experience where therapists collaborate with the individual and treatment professionals to offer a clear path, free from distortion. Committed to offering quality care, Clarity values working together with their client toward a fuller life that has balance, hope, and a full recovery.

My Approach

Alicia Ayvas, the founder is trained in DBT, a powerful intervention for the treatment of eating disorders, personality disorders, trauma, anxiety, and depression. Clarity is primarily cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic, with an emphasis on DBT skills.

At The Center for Hope of NOVA

Our mission, now that Clarity is based in both Prince William and Fairfax County is to offer evidenced-based treatment to individuals and families impacted by an eating disorder and commit to the prevention, education, and treatment of those living in Northern Virginia.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 5 Years
  • School: Columbia University
  • Year Graduated: 2009
  • License and State: 0904008108 Virginia

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $110 - $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: 116812 LICSW in Massachusetts
  • Membership: Nation Eating Disorders Assoc
  • Member Since: 2010

Alicia Ayvas's Groups

Teen DBT skills group starting January 7th

This 12 week DBT Skills group will be starting up again at Clarity Counseling's Gainesville office. This group is a comprehensive skills group that will go over the 4 modules of DBT: Mindfulness, Emotional Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness, and Distress Tolerance. Each group member will be required to work with a primary therapist and provide authorization for the group leader to provide weekly updates. Members will be asked to complete diary cards weekly as well as behavioral chains, and will be filling their "tool box" with tools throughout the group.

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Teen and Young Adult Process Group

The Teen Process Group will be meeting every Thursday evenings from 6-7pm and Young Adults will meet weekly at 5-6pm in the Gainesville office. This group is a safe place to process thoughts and feelings and to gain education, skills, and preventative tools to apply in real life situations. Each week the group leader with work with members to focus on a different topic in a safe and confidential environment. The group will be an open group, therefore all are welcome after receiving an initial assessment by the group leader to make sure it is a good fit!

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Slip Up, Set Backs, and Relapses Group

This is an eating disorder recovery support group for people committed to eating disorder recovery and looking to have a safe environment to grow in their journey while reviewing learned strategies in a process style group woven into the hour. The group hopes to start on Wednesday, March 26th, 2019 at the Clarity Counseling's Gainesville office. If you are interested in joining, please contact Clarity and ask to speak with Alicia.

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Location

Clarity Counseling, LLC
7150 Heritage Village Plaza
Unit 201
Gainesville, Virginia 20155
(571) 336-1246

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Clarity Counseling, LLC
11703 Bowman Green Dr
Lower Level
Reston, Virginia 20191
(571) 336-1246
Specialties
  • Eating Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Family
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 11 Mar 2019
Alicia Ayvas, MSSW, LCSW, CEDS, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Gainesville

Alicia Ayvas

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSSW, LCSW, CEDS