Cynthia Starnes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22902
I have extensive experience supporting clients who suffer from trauma-related disorders, including intimate partner violence, childhood abuse/sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and loss and grief issues. We will work together as partners in your treatment, developing a plan to process your trauma and move from the role of victim to that of a strong and successful survivor. I also have experience working with clients who have other anxiety-related disorders and now offer online sessions via HIPAA compliant, secure, easy to use platform. Easy online scheduling.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 264-5326
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
Emotional Disturbance
I have extensive experience supporting clients who suffer from trauma-related disorders, including intimate partner violence, childhood abuse/sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and loss and grief issues. We will work together as partners in your treatment, developing a plan to process your trauma and move from the role of victim to that of a strong and successful survivor. I also have experience working with clients who have other anxiety-related disorders and now offer online sessions via HIPAA compliant, secure, easy to use platform. Easy online scheduling.
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Sean Flannery
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22902
***Currently accepting new clients*** I work with couples and individuals in therapy. I enjoy working with young to older-aged adults who are struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, difficulty adjusting to new life situations, and a variety of other issues. My areas of special interest are couple's therapy, older adults, and athletic performance/recovery. I also provide psychological testing for various issues with clients ages 6 and up
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 216-0165
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
Emotional Disturbance
***Currently accepting new clients*** I work with couples and individuals in therapy. I enjoy working with young to older-aged adults who are struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, difficulty adjusting to new life situations, and a variety of other issues. My areas of special interest are couple's therapy, older adults, and athletic performance/recovery. I also provide psychological testing for various issues with clients ages 6 and up
Charlottesville, VA 22903
**Currently full. Wait list only.** I work with children ages 3-18, families, and individuals using brain-based and solution-focused methods to support them through issues related to anxiety, stress, trauma, depression, and challenging behavior. I use a strength-based approach to shift environmental factors to build social competence and positive outcomes. I combine systems theory, CBT, and neuroscience to tailor a hands-on approach to create change in the home and school settings.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 216-2366
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Emotional Disturbance
**Currently full. Wait list only.** I work with children ages 3-18, families, and individuals using brain-based and solution-focused methods to support them through issues related to anxiety, stress, trauma, depression, and challenging behavior. I use a strength-based approach to shift environmental factors to build social competence and positive outcomes. I combine systems theory, CBT, and neuroscience to tailor a hands-on approach to create change in the home and school settings.
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Onnie Baldwin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, EFT Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22902
It's hard for anyone to talk about personal issues. Anyone brave enough to do this launches themselves into a life giving process that increases the possibilities of their lives forever. It brings about unbelievable changes opening possibilities never thought of. It's hard work. It's scary. But it teaches one to live effectively with what life has brought and create changes that enhance the life that is. It's a journey into the good and the bad that takes a person to new heights. It's an exploration that creates love and light in a life.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 485-0094
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
Emotional Disturbance
It's hard for anyone to talk about personal issues. Anyone brave enough to do this launches themselves into a life giving process that increases the possibilities of their lives forever. It brings about unbelievable changes opening possibilities never thought of. It's hard work. It's scary. But it teaches one to live effectively with what life has brought and create changes that enhance the life that is. It's a journey into the good and the bad that takes a person to new heights. It's an exploration that creates love and light in a life.
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Caroline Megargel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22903
I specialize in counseling children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with a range of issues--from managing the stress of everyday life to more serious difficulties, such as mood disorders, trauma, and anger management. I believe that developing a collaborative, yet change-oriented, relationship with my clients is key to promoting growth. As such, I am solution-focused and strive to help my clients learn new methods of solving their problems and managing emotions. I believe in practicing therapy that is translatable to the real world, as small changes can greatly improve a young person's experience and trajectory of life.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 248-3557
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Emotional Disturbance
I specialize in counseling children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with a range of issues--from managing the stress of everyday life to more serious difficulties, such as mood disorders, trauma, and anger management. I believe that developing a collaborative, yet change-oriented, relationship with my clients is key to promoting growth. As such, I am solution-focused and strive to help my clients learn new methods of solving their problems and managing emotions. I believe in practicing therapy that is translatable to the real world, as small changes can greatly improve a young person's experience and trajectory of life.
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Sarah Fleming Creativity & Healing, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LISW Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Sarah Fleming Creativity & Healing, LLC is a group practice offering online and phone therapy and creative lifestyle coaching. We are able to see clients located in Iowa and Virginia for therapy and can provide coaching to clients globally. We look at the mind, body, and spirit as parts of self that profoundly affect one another. We believe in change, and that people can create the life they want. Our goal is to help people connect the dots as they explore dysfunctional/non-beneficial ways of thinking, eating, relating, and behaving, and to support them in incorporating new ways of existing that lead to fulfillment and congruence.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 264-5389
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
Emotional Disturbance
Sarah Fleming Creativity & Healing, LLC is a group practice offering online and phone therapy and creative lifestyle coaching. We are able to see clients located in Iowa and Virginia for therapy and can provide coaching to clients globally. We look at the mind, body, and spirit as parts of self that profoundly affect one another. We believe in change, and that people can create the life they want. Our goal is to help people connect the dots as they explore dysfunctional/non-beneficial ways of thinking, eating, relating, and behaving, and to support them in incorporating new ways of existing that lead to fulfillment and congruence.
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Bryanna Duncan
MA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
**NEW CLIENTS WELCOMED!!** Do you find that, if you really think about it, you’re unsure of who you are? Are you constantly feeling overwhelmed? Let’s work together to get your life back! My specialties include working with those who have suffered from abuse, neglect, sexual assault, or incest. Familial conflict, Borderline Personality Disorder, and trauma are areas that I have advanced training in as well. I hold a certification in DBT and have worked with people age 4-70. I am currently supervised and trained by Dr. Laura Copley, the only Ph.D. Certified Trauma Specialist in the Shenandoah Valley.
Emotional Disturbance
(540) 426-3995
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Emotional Disturbance
**NEW CLIENTS WELCOMED!!** Do you find that, if you really think about it, you’re unsure of who you are? Are you constantly feeling overwhelmed? Let’s work together to get your life back! My specialties include working with those who have suffered from abuse, neglect, sexual assault, or incest. Familial conflict, Borderline Personality Disorder, and trauma are areas that I have advanced training in as well. I hold a certification in DBT and have worked with people age 4-70. I am currently supervised and trained by Dr. Laura Copley, the only Ph.D. Certified Trauma Specialist in the Shenandoah Valley.
Sean Slevin
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT, LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
~ Counseling tailored to your Personality, from a Christian Perspective, & with a Neurobiological understanding of Lasting Change ~ I understand firsthand the courage required to ask for help. You are taking an important step in pursuing counseling today. ~ I use my understanding of personality types to tailor counseling to your specific needs. We are all unique, and my desire is to help each person become more fully whomever they are meant to be. I use my knowledge of the various strengths and weaknesses of each personality type to help you build on your strengths, and to have compassion for your weaknesses.
Emotional Disturbance
(540) 908-2045
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Emotional Disturbance
~ Counseling tailored to your Personality, from a Christian Perspective, & with a Neurobiological understanding of Lasting Change ~ I understand firsthand the courage required to ask for help. You are taking an important step in pursuing counseling today. ~ I use my understanding of personality types to tailor counseling to your specific needs. We are all unique, and my desire is to help each person become more fully whomever they are meant to be. I use my knowledge of the various strengths and weaknesses of each personality type to help you build on your strengths, and to have compassion for your weaknesses.
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Anita Dean
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Hi, my name is Anita, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor at Thriveworks Counseling with over 26 years of experience serving the Charlottesville community. I've provided counseling to individuals, couples, groups, children, and families in multiple settings including community mental health, private practice, residential, and a crisis treatment center. I have also supervised and trained many counseling interns from the University of Virginia, James Madison University, and other programs. I'd be proud to help serve and work together with you to achieve your goals and improve your quality of life!
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 214-4165
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Charlottesville, VA 22901
Emotional Disturbance
Hi, my name is Anita, and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor at Thriveworks Counseling with over 26 years of experience serving the Charlottesville community. I've provided counseling to individuals, couples, groups, children, and families in multiple settings including community mental health, private practice, residential, and a crisis treatment center. I have also supervised and trained many counseling interns from the University of Virginia, James Madison University, and other programs. I'd be proud to help serve and work together with you to achieve your goals and improve your quality of life!
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Greg Amodeo
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CSAC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22902
The ongoing pandemic, social, and economic hardship can make each day can feel like a struggle just to get up and face your life without overwhelming suffering. You may feel alone and isolated because nobody understands what you are going through and wonder if you will ever be happy again. But social isolation doesn't have to be emotional isolation. By reaching out, you have begun the steps to feel better. With my professional guidance and your commitment, we can heal your traumatic pain and start a new chapter. I am thankful you are here, so we may continue these first steps towards your new happiness.
Emotional Disturbance
(804) 823-5475
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Emotional Disturbance
The ongoing pandemic, social, and economic hardship can make each day can feel like a struggle just to get up and face your life without overwhelming suffering. You may feel alone and isolated because nobody understands what you are going through and wonder if you will ever be happy again. But social isolation doesn't have to be emotional isolation. By reaching out, you have begun the steps to feel better. With my professional guidance and your commitment, we can heal your traumatic pain and start a new chapter. I am thankful you are here, so we may continue these first steps towards your new happiness.
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Hope Beth Bagley
Psychologist, PhD, LCP Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22901
I offer a safe setting to gain an understanding and solutions, related to the ,issues, and goals in one's life.I help my patients in understanding how roles that are in current relationships, can be related to roles in one's family of origin.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 595-3466
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Charlottesville, VA 22901
Emotional Disturbance
I offer a safe setting to gain an understanding and solutions, related to the ,issues, and goals in one's life.I help my patients in understanding how roles that are in current relationships, can be related to roles in one's family of origin.
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Allison Anderson
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
I specialize in comprehensive psychological testing for children, adolescents and adults, including testing for learning disorders and ADHD/ADD, general academic achievement and work concerns, problems with anxiety, and mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, and developmental delay. I also provide screening for memory and other cognitive problems, IQ testing for gifted programs/schools or other purposes, personality testing for self-knowledge or to address life difficulties, and testing to assess whether disability accommodations are supported in a variety of settings.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 480-3888
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Emotional Disturbance
I specialize in comprehensive psychological testing for children, adolescents and adults, including testing for learning disorders and ADHD/ADD, general academic achievement and work concerns, problems with anxiety, and mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder, and developmental delay. I also provide screening for memory and other cognitive problems, IQ testing for gifted programs/schools or other purposes, personality testing for self-knowledge or to address life difficulties, and testing to assess whether disability accommodations are supported in a variety of settings.
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Violet Vorlet
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22903
I help couples who are feeling stuck get out of the negative patterns and have the relationship they want. I help individuals who are perfectionists and people-pleasers get out of the "shoulds" reclaim their unique selves for a more pleasure-filled and connected life.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 204-4227
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Emotional Disturbance
I help couples who are feeling stuck get out of the negative patterns and have the relationship they want. I help individuals who are perfectionists and people-pleasers get out of the "shoulds" reclaim their unique selves for a more pleasure-filled and connected life.
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David E Szwedo
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22911
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in anxiety and depressive disorders in adolescents and adults. I received my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UVA in 2012. I work from an evidence-based perspective to treat problems such as anxiety (e.g., general anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, phobias), depression, trauma, substance use, and stress from life, career, or relationship problems/transitions. I integrate evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (including Mindfulness-Based strategies), and Emotion Regulation skills.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 471-4628
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Charlottesville, VA 22911
Emotional Disturbance
I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in anxiety and depressive disorders in adolescents and adults. I received my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from UVA in 2012. I work from an evidence-based perspective to treat problems such as anxiety (e.g., general anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, OCD, phobias), depression, trauma, substance use, and stress from life, career, or relationship problems/transitions. I integrate evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (including Mindfulness-Based strategies), and Emotion Regulation skills.
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Frances Ingram
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22903
I have experience working with adolescents, and adults who are struggling with a range of life situations such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, sexual abuse/trauma and relationship issues. I am interested in you as an individual and am committed to helping you learn what causes you to be stuck and repeating dysfunctional patterns. My approach is active, direct and flexible. I do not stay stuck in the past, but I do use past trauma as a tool to help you learn how these wounds are causing present day conflict. You will use practical strategies to create a life that meets your emotional, social and spiritual nee
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 220-0535
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Emotional Disturbance
I have experience working with adolescents, and adults who are struggling with a range of life situations such as anxiety, depression, life transitions, sexual abuse/trauma and relationship issues. I am interested in you as an individual and am committed to helping you learn what causes you to be stuck and repeating dysfunctional patterns. My approach is active, direct and flexible. I do not stay stuck in the past, but I do use past trauma as a tool to help you learn how these wounds are causing present day conflict. You will use practical strategies to create a life that meets your emotional, social and spiritual nee
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Rebecca Tedford
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PMH-C Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22901
**My practice is full at this time** I offer adult individual and couple therapy, specializing in life stress and transitions, marriage/partner issues, parenting, and perinatal mental health for men and women. My clinical work includes helping people connect with their authentic self to build inner resilience and self awareness, reduce anxiety/depression, and improve relationships. Therapy is a collaborative process that allows one to be fully seen and deeply heard while growing empathy and understanding of self through examining past wounds, current stressors, and challenging themes that keep showing up unresolved.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 262-4015
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Charlottesville, VA 22901
Emotional Disturbance
**My practice is full at this time** I offer adult individual and couple therapy, specializing in life stress and transitions, marriage/partner issues, parenting, and perinatal mental health for men and women. My clinical work includes helping people connect with their authentic self to build inner resilience and self awareness, reduce anxiety/depression, and improve relationships. Therapy is a collaborative process that allows one to be fully seen and deeply heard while growing empathy and understanding of self through examining past wounds, current stressors, and challenging themes that keep showing up unresolved.
Maryfrances Porter
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Dr. Maryfrances Porter is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders in adults, as well as with children and adolescents. She works from an attachment orientation to treat people facing personal, relationship and emotional struggles of all kinds. Dr. Porter is committed to allyship. ---- If you are a MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL in Virginia, I am offering non-traditional and flexible hours for teletherapy.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 825-4841
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Charlottesville, VA 22911
Emotional Disturbance
Dr. Maryfrances Porter is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety disorders in adults, as well as with children and adolescents. She works from an attachment orientation to treat people facing personal, relationship and emotional struggles of all kinds. Dr. Porter is committed to allyship. ---- If you are a MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL in Virginia, I am offering non-traditional and flexible hours for teletherapy.
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Laura E. Wagner
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22902
*I ONLY PROVIDE TELEHEALTH SERVICES DUE TO COVID-19* I am a Licensed Clinical psychologist who completed clinical training at Duke University, Harvard Medical School's Victims of Violence Program and at the University of Massachusetts and UNC-Chapel Hill. I provide highly specialized treatments for traumatic stress (posttraumatic stress disorders), grief/loss, major depression, anxiety and relationship issues. I am trained in several highly specialized, evidenced-based therapies that have scientific research supporting their efficacy. I have worked extensively with University of Virginia (UVA) students and physicians.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 326-1647
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
Emotional Disturbance
*I ONLY PROVIDE TELEHEALTH SERVICES DUE TO COVID-19* I am a Licensed Clinical psychologist who completed clinical training at Duke University, Harvard Medical School's Victims of Violence Program and at the University of Massachusetts and UNC-Chapel Hill. I provide highly specialized treatments for traumatic stress (posttraumatic stress disorders), grief/loss, major depression, anxiety and relationship issues. I am trained in several highly specialized, evidenced-based therapies that have scientific research supporting their efficacy. I have worked extensively with University of Virginia (UVA) students and physicians.
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Pamela Parker Siegel
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22911
I teach you how to help your Self by strengthening your awareness, esteem and empowerment. Using Rapid Insight and other Everyday Happiness skills which come from my own model, Selfsight, you will be able to “see” your emotional process. I will be your guide in making transformational choices creating emotional balance, resilience and everyday happiness. Originally based in Richmond and Charlottesville, I am an experienced and knowledgeable clinician in private practice who now practices statewide via Telehealth. I also offer an outdoor “office” on my farm near Charlottesville. I am warm, fun, truthful and straight forward.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 208-1706
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Charlottesville, VA 22911
Emotional Disturbance
I teach you how to help your Self by strengthening your awareness, esteem and empowerment. Using Rapid Insight and other Everyday Happiness skills which come from my own model, Selfsight, you will be able to “see” your emotional process. I will be your guide in making transformational choices creating emotional balance, resilience and everyday happiness. Originally based in Richmond and Charlottesville, I am an experienced and knowledgeable clinician in private practice who now practices statewide via Telehealth. I also offer an outdoor “office” on my farm near Charlottesville. I am warm, fun, truthful and straight forward.
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Hilary Steinitz
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
As a strengths-based and trauma-informed therapist, I am passionate about helping clients to repair deeply held wounds, especially relational wounds, which are often at the core of symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and addictive behaviors. Though I work with clients to help alleviate their troubling symptoms, my work is more fully anchored in the belief that the sensitive exploration of underlying injuries enables not just symptom-reduction but transformation and growth.
Emotional Disturbance
(434) 299-0191
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Emotional Disturbance
As a strengths-based and trauma-informed therapist, I am passionate about helping clients to repair deeply held wounds, especially relational wounds, which are often at the core of symptoms such as depression, anxiety, and addictive behaviors. Though I work with clients to help alleviate their troubling symptoms, my work is more fully anchored in the belief that the sensitive exploration of underlying injuries enables not just symptom-reduction but transformation and growth.

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Emotional Disturbance in Charlottesville-What is it?

Emotional disturbance is a catch-all term coined in education law and used by mental health professionals to describe students, children or teens having trouble at school. Emotional disturbance refers to:-

"...a condition exhibiting one or more of the following characteristics over a long period of time and to a marked degree that adversely affects a child's educational performance:

(A) An inability to learn that cannot be explained by intellectual, sensory, or health factors.
(B) An inability to build or maintain satisfactory interpersonal relationships with peers and teachers.
(C) Inappropriate types of behavior or feelings under normal circumstances.
(D) A general pervasive mood of unhappiness or depression.
(E) A tendency to develop physical symptoms or fears associated with personal or school problems."

Emotional disturbance in Charlottesville and emotional disorders can be mild and reflect simply late learning or problems at home. Related conditions include kids who are on the autism spectrum or who have asperger's syndrome. If you're looking for help with emotional disturbance in Charlottesville or for a Charlottesville emotional disturbance Therapist, these Therapists provide help, emotional disturbance therapy, emotional disturbance counseling, and emotional disturbance treatment. They include Charlottesville emotional disturbance Therapists, emotional disturbance psychologists, emotional disturbance psychotherapists and emotional disturbance counselors.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Charlottesville are able to work with a wide range of issues and communities, including the BIPOC community in Charlottesville. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Charlottesville

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Charlottesville you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Charlottesville and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Charlottesville or family therapy in Charlottesville.