Aurora Psychological Services

Psychologist, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today
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(571) 200-1644 Website

Aurora Psychological Services

Psychologist, PhD

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

13000 Harbor Center Dr.
suite #213
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Call Maya Deskins
(571) 200-1644
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon All initial sessions are virtual. Testing must be done in person and will be scheduled for an in office visit after the intake.

About

We at Aurora Psychological Services strive to offer comprehensive psychological care and veterans services in a nurturing environment where our clients feel attended to, safe, and most importantly heard by their practitioner. Our goals are to help you be your best and most authentic self. We utilize the most effective and efficient patient- centered and strength- based therapeutic models that are individually and tailored for each client. Our services are provided in an atmosphere in which our clients are encouraged to fully participate in the process. Ensuring everyone is treated with dignity and respect is our primary tenet.
We work with children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics to address a myriad of presenting mental and behavioral health issues and develop and discover healthier alternatives. Clients vary, and this corresponds to their therapeutic and treatment needs. APS utilizes various treatment models including, but not limited to CBT, CPT, PE and Mindful theories.
Aurora Psychological Services also completes full psychological evaluations to assess for varying ailments including, but not limited to: ADHD, PTSD, mood, occupational discord, stress management, personality traits and career batteries. We complete evaluations to determine one’s intelligence quotient, aptitude and assess any current intelligence deficits.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $165 - $175
Pay By: American Express, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • Friday Health Plans
  • HealthKeepers
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • MultiPlan
  • Optima
  • Optum
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
Please verify your insurance benefits prior to your first visit. Regardless of benefits, your bill is ultimately your responsibility.
Email us or call (571) 200-1644 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 18 Years
  • License: Virginia / 0810003565
  • School: University of Houston
  • Year Graduated: 2003
Dr. Deskins can practice telehealth under the (APIT)/ PSYPACT agreement in states other than VA. Please call to see if your state qualifies.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: PSY 1000456 Government of District of Columbia Department of Health

Location

13000 Harbor Center Dr.
suite #213
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Call Maya Deskins
(571) 200-1644
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • ADHD
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Mood Disorders
Issues
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Stress
  • Suicide Prevention Consultation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Veteran Consultation
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Gestalt
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Person-Centered
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Strength-Based
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 1 Dec 2022
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Aurora Psychological Services

Psychologist, PhD