Cynthia Starnes
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
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.
Relational
(434) 264-5326
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Relational
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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April Bennett
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdS, LPC Verified
Verified
Accompaniment matters. Relationships transform. We sit together to access the health that is at the center of every human being, even when one of us can’t feel it. We sit because healing happens in relationship, access to true self is made easier in the presence of another person’s settled nervous system, and because your healing matters for the health of all of us. Whether you are facing overwhelm, anger, a frozen feeling, compulsions, depression, trauma, anxiety, or facing other difficult experience, we can touch it with awareness and respect. Our experience includes joy, includes pain, and includes connection and compassion.
Relational
(434) 337-3568
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Relational
Accompaniment matters. Relationships transform. We sit together to access the health that is at the center of every human being, even when one of us can’t feel it. We sit because healing happens in relationship, access to true self is made easier in the presence of another person’s settled nervous system, and because your healing matters for the health of all of us. Whether you are facing overwhelm, anger, a frozen feeling, compulsions, depression, trauma, anxiety, or facing other difficult experience, we can touch it with awareness and respect. Our experience includes joy, includes pain, and includes connection and compassion.
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Christine Ann Walker
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
I provide a warm and nurturing environment where clients feel safe to explore their deepest inner selves. Whether addressing adult or parent-child issues, I emphasize the importance of working on one's own emotional and nervous systems as a first step to creating change. My intention is to help people "heal", not just "deal". I use talk therapy and experiential techniques such as Gestalt, Somatic Experiencing, and mindfulness practices. I have found that working with deep emotions embedded in the "felt sense" of one's experience is a powerful tool leading to transformation.
Relational
(434) 207-5494
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Hosts group in:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Relational
I provide a warm and nurturing environment where clients feel safe to explore their deepest inner selves. Whether addressing adult or parent-child issues, I emphasize the importance of working on one's own emotional and nervous systems as a first step to creating change. My intention is to help people "heal", not just "deal". I use talk therapy and experiential techniques such as Gestalt, Somatic Experiencing, and mindfulness practices. I have found that working with deep emotions embedded in the "felt sense" of one's experience is a powerful tool leading to transformation.
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Brenda Doremus-Daniel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
As a therapist, I provide a safe space for you to explore your potential, heal from past wounds, better manage stressors, and develop an actionable plan to work towards the goals you wish to pursue. I work with adults and adolescents (age 16+) and specialize in working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma recovery, parenting challenges, or who are coping with relational, medical, and/or life stressors. I utilize a strengths-based approach with an emphasis on cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused interventions.
Relational
(434) 201-7444
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Relational
As a therapist, I provide a safe space for you to explore your potential, heal from past wounds, better manage stressors, and develop an actionable plan to work towards the goals you wish to pursue. I work with adults and adolescents (age 16+) and specialize in working with individuals who are experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma recovery, parenting challenges, or who are coping with relational, medical, and/or life stressors. I utilize a strengths-based approach with an emphasis on cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused interventions.
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Anne Rafal Counseling, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW, MSW, BA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Do you have anxieties or depression ? Are you ready for reflection and support? I use a tele-health, strengths based approach to help you develop insights and skills that will influence your feelings and thoughts about yourself and your life. Many of the adults I see respond well to my personality and openness. We will start where you want to start, will collaborate to develop coping skills to deal with depression and anxiety, identity and sexual issues, and life goals. I have experience working with the queer community including: polyamory, bisexuality, Gay, lesbian, transgender, non-binary and cross-dressing individuals.
Relational
(571) 200-7569
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Relational
Do you have anxieties or depression ? Are you ready for reflection and support? I use a tele-health, strengths based approach to help you develop insights and skills that will influence your feelings and thoughts about yourself and your life. Many of the adults I see respond well to my personality and openness. We will start where you want to start, will collaborate to develop coping skills to deal with depression and anxiety, identity and sexual issues, and life goals. I have experience working with the queer community including: polyamory, bisexuality, Gay, lesbian, transgender, non-binary and cross-dressing individuals.
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Sarah Fleming Creativity & Healing, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LISW Verified
Verified
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.
Relational
(434) 264-5389
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Relational
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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Charlottesville Empowerment
Psychologist, PsyD, LP Verified
Verified
We believe in intentional, flexible, and collaborative services designed to meet each client's unique needs. Empowerment is "the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights." Whether you're looking for symptom reduction, healing from past experiences, increasing understanding/insight, improving relationships, gaining support during difficult times, making difficult changes, or improving/maintaining your overall wellbeing, we look forward to supporting you in reclaiming and improving your life!
Relational
(434) 879-4627
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Relational
We believe in intentional, flexible, and collaborative services designed to meet each client's unique needs. Empowerment is "the process of becoming stronger and more confident, especially in controlling one's life and claiming one's rights." Whether you're looking for symptom reduction, healing from past experiences, increasing understanding/insight, improving relationships, gaining support during difficult times, making difficult changes, or improving/maintaining your overall wellbeing, we look forward to supporting you in reclaiming and improving your life!
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Laura E. Wagner
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
*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.
Relational
(434) 326-1647
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Relational
*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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Emily E Lape
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
As a seasoned clinician with over 20 years experience in private practice, university mental health and inpatient settings, I find the work deeply rewarding. Good therapy helps people to develop a stronger sense of identity and self worth, a safe setting to explore self defeating behaviors and newer coping tools, a place to deepen relationships and achieve greater satisfaction in one's personal and professional lifen. I am more interested in the unique person in the room than a particular theoretical orientation. I draw from insight oriented, psychodynamic, relational frames, and incorporate CBT, DBT, mindfulness and yoga therapy techniques.
Relational
(434) 321-5027
Verified
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Hosts group in:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Relational
As a seasoned clinician with over 20 years experience in private practice, university mental health and inpatient settings, I find the work deeply rewarding. Good therapy helps people to develop a stronger sense of identity and self worth, a safe setting to explore self defeating behaviors and newer coping tools, a place to deepen relationships and achieve greater satisfaction in one's personal and professional lifen. I am more interested in the unique person in the room than a particular theoretical orientation. I draw from insight oriented, psychodynamic, relational frames, and incorporate CBT, DBT, mindfulness and yoga therapy techniques.
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Molly Soper Yates
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, MSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22903
*Accepting new clients in CH/Durham, with Telehealth.* I have been an LCSW for over 25 years and genuinely love connecting with people to develop skills that find greater stability, serenity and internal strength. I enjoy emphasizing strengths and resilience, while working to understand larger patterns, working through trauma and developing skills to reduce anxiety, emotional reactions, relationship breakdown, substance abuse and disordered eating. I love building relationships with people to learn practices that can change self defeating patterns and learn to live in a way that is more life giving, open, balanced and stable.
Relational
(434) 326-4092
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Relational
*Accepting new clients in CH/Durham, with Telehealth.* I have been an LCSW for over 25 years and genuinely love connecting with people to develop skills that find greater stability, serenity and internal strength. I enjoy emphasizing strengths and resilience, while working to understand larger patterns, working through trauma and developing skills to reduce anxiety, emotional reactions, relationship breakdown, substance abuse and disordered eating. I love building relationships with people to learn practices that can change self defeating patterns and learn to live in a way that is more life giving, open, balanced and stable.
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Jill Henry Farrell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
I believe that biology, experiences and environment affect how we live in the world today. If you are struggling to live to your fullest, we can explore your challenges by creating a safe space to slow down and explore why. You will learn to listen to what your body and mind are telling you by learning to recognize negative beliefs, negative patterns, and unhealthy relationships.
Relational
(434) 204-3346
Verified
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Relational
I believe that biology, experiences and environment affect how we live in the world today. If you are struggling to live to your fullest, we can explore your challenges by creating a safe space to slow down and explore why. You will learn to listen to what your body and mind are telling you by learning to recognize negative beliefs, negative patterns, and unhealthy relationships.
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Erin E. Horn
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
I am a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in treatment of depression, anxiety, and relationship problems in adolescents, adults, and couples. I work from a relational perspective, and use evidence-based interventions (e.g., cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based relaxation, emotion-focused, and interpersonal process techniques) to treat a variety of presenting issues. I work collaboratively with my clients to develop goals and a treatment plan that is individually tailored to their needs and balances enhanced self-insight with developing more useful and effective coping strategies.
Relational
(434) 363-9154
Verified
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Relational
I am a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in treatment of depression, anxiety, and relationship problems in adolescents, adults, and couples. I work from a relational perspective, and use evidence-based interventions (e.g., cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness-based relaxation, emotion-focused, and interpersonal process techniques) to treat a variety of presenting issues. I work collaboratively with my clients to develop goals and a treatment plan that is individually tailored to their needs and balances enhanced self-insight with developing more useful and effective coping strategies.
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Rebecca Tedford
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, PMH-C Verified
Verified
**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.
Relational
(434) 262-4015
Verified
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Relational
**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.
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Allison Splaun
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Finding a therapist who you feel comfortable with and supported by is key to any successful therapy. I work to develop a strong, trusting relationship with every client and design a treatment that is tailored to your needs. I enjoy working with a wide range of people struggling with many different issues, including relationship problems, anxiety, depression, grief, reactions to trauma, and child and adolescent problems, among other difficulties.
Relational
(434) 270-8235
Verified
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Relational
Finding a therapist who you feel comfortable with and supported by is key to any successful therapy. I work to develop a strong, trusting relationship with every client and design a treatment that is tailored to your needs. I enjoy working with a wide range of people struggling with many different issues, including relationship problems, anxiety, depression, grief, reactions to trauma, and child and adolescent problems, among other difficulties.
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Allison P O'Grady
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
I work with individuals and couples who experience anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, relationship conflict, and other sources of distress to help gain insight into their situation, and to develop the tools needed to feel better. I utilize evidence-based therapies in my practice, including attachment-based, CBT, DBT, mindfulness, interpersonal, trauma-informed, and emotionally-focused approaches. My style is calm, non-judgmental, and interactive. I have had the privilege to work with first responders, active military, and veterans. I have recently moved back to Charlottesville and am currently available for telehealth.
Relational
(434) 595-3644
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Relational
I work with individuals and couples who experience anxiety, depression, trauma, loss, relationship conflict, and other sources of distress to help gain insight into their situation, and to develop the tools needed to feel better. I utilize evidence-based therapies in my practice, including attachment-based, CBT, DBT, mindfulness, interpersonal, trauma-informed, and emotionally-focused approaches. My style is calm, non-judgmental, and interactive. I have had the privilege to work with first responders, active military, and veterans. I have recently moved back to Charlottesville and am currently available for telehealth.
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Jenny Pfeiffer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC Verified
Verified
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Life Coach. My approach to therapy is to help clients identify, understand, and ultimately change the areas in their lives that have contributed to emotional and relationship pain. I deeply believe that to have the breakthrough we need in current relationships we must understand our history and how it profoundly colors and impacts us as adults. Once we learn to own our history, it no longer owns us.
Relational
(757) 269-9833
Verified
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Relational
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Life Coach. My approach to therapy is to help clients identify, understand, and ultimately change the areas in their lives that have contributed to emotional and relationship pain. I deeply believe that to have the breakthrough we need in current relationships we must understand our history and how it profoundly colors and impacts us as adults. Once we learn to own our history, it no longer owns us.
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Joshua M Cordonnier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
I work with individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship, identity, personal and professional growth. I could not cover all 24 years of work though. Ask me. Insight through understanding your present life, relationships and your desired future can lead to increased success and satisfaction. My advanced clinical training was in Austin, TX. I am also experienced working with children/adolescents. Currently, I see adults and teens in individual, couples and group therapy soon. I have presented on topics of social development and skills, personal change, life choices, angry behavior control and character development.
Relational
(434) 249-9115
Verified
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Relational
I work with individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, relationship, identity, personal and professional growth. I could not cover all 24 years of work though. Ask me. Insight through understanding your present life, relationships and your desired future can lead to increased success and satisfaction. My advanced clinical training was in Austin, TX. I am also experienced working with children/adolescents. Currently, I see adults and teens in individual, couples and group therapy soon. I have presented on topics of social development and skills, personal change, life choices, angry behavior control and character development.
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Laura Moyers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Have you tried therapy before? Are you considering trying therapy for the first time? Maybe you aren't ready for a commitment to a therapeutic routine. Wherever you are in the process, I'd like to help. We can jump into the deep end or you can contact me about a micro session by phone to help ease your stress. The world feels a little crazy right now and we could all use some extra support.
Relational
(434) 363-4691
Verified
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Relational
Have you tried therapy before? Are you considering trying therapy for the first time? Maybe you aren't ready for a commitment to a therapeutic routine. Wherever you are in the process, I'd like to help. We can jump into the deep end or you can contact me about a micro session by phone to help ease your stress. The world feels a little crazy right now and we could all use some extra support.
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Virginia Cox Evans
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
For over 30 years I have been treating depression, anxiety & addictions with a specialty in eating disorders. I'm a founding fellow for The Academy of Cognitive Therapy and also integrate other strategies in helping my patients actualize their full potential. I provide individual, marital, family, and group therapy. From adolescence to later life years, I help clients improve their physical, emotional & spiritual well-being. As a seasoned clinician, I've worked inpatient, in community mental health agencies & in private practice for a total of 20 years. I collaborate with physicians, dietitians & other mental health professionals.
Relational
(502) 237-6957
Verified
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Relational
For over 30 years I have been treating depression, anxiety & addictions with a specialty in eating disorders. I'm a founding fellow for The Academy of Cognitive Therapy and also integrate other strategies in helping my patients actualize their full potential. I provide individual, marital, family, and group therapy. From adolescence to later life years, I help clients improve their physical, emotional & spiritual well-being. As a seasoned clinician, I've worked inpatient, in community mental health agencies & in private practice for a total of 20 years. I collaborate with physicians, dietitians & other mental health professionals.
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Djuna Osborne
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Things may have hit you all of a sudden or maybe you’ve felt this way for so long you can’t even remember when it started. All you know is that you are tired of feeling like whatever you do is not enough. You want to do good in the world. You want others to see how hard you try and recognize you for the work that you do. You don't need a medal, you just need a pat on the back. And it's hard because you feel like you have to work twice as hard to get half as much. Why is it so easy for everyone else? What am I doing wrong? Why is life so. damn. hard?
Relational
(540) 613-5428
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Office is near:
Downtown
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Relational
Things may have hit you all of a sudden or maybe you’ve felt this way for so long you can’t even remember when it started. All you know is that you are tired of feeling like whatever you do is not enough. You want to do good in the world. You want others to see how hard you try and recognize you for the work that you do. You don't need a medal, you just need a pat on the back. And it's hard because you feel like you have to work twice as hard to get half as much. Why is it so easy for everyone else? What am I doing wrong? Why is life so. damn. hard?

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If you're looking for Relational Therapy in Downtown, Charlottesville or for a Downtown, Charlottesville Relational therapist these professionals provide relational therapy and relational psychotherapy. They include Relational therapists, Relational psychologists, Relational psychotherapists and Relational counselors.

Relational life therapy in Downtown, Charlottesville offers strategies to combat marital dysfunction and restore harmony in relationships. Couples--those recovering from affairs, traumatic events, or a lull in passion--can find RLT helpful. To repair discord, the therapist identifies the main conflict upsetting the couples' emotional intimacy. Once the partners see how they both contribute to the problem, the therapist teaches them skills to improve the ways they relate to each other. Couples may see a change in their relationship within three to six months.

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

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