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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 264-5326
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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Charlottesville, VA 22903
I see individuals as capable of living a full and joyful life. I am here to facilitate the removal of those blocks, caused by past traumas, and / or difficult life transitions, that might be getting in your way. As we work together from a compassionate, strength-based perspective to remove the negative blocks (emotional and mental pain) from your path, life becomes easier and more joyful. As you heal mentally, emotionally and physically you will begin to attract those experiences and relationships into your life that are healthy, more fulfilling & enriching. My master's degree in Counselor Education has prepared me for this work.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 215-0449
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
I see individuals as capable of living a full and joyful life. I am here to facilitate the removal of those blocks, caused by past traumas, and / or difficult life transitions, that might be getting in your way. As we work together from a compassionate, strength-based perspective to remove the negative blocks (emotional and mental pain) from your path, life becomes easier and more joyful. As you heal mentally, emotionally and physically you will begin to attract those experiences and relationships into your life that are healthy, more fulfilling & enriching. My master's degree in Counselor Education has prepared me for this work.
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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 216-2366
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
**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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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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 248-3557
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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Crystal D. Myers
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdS, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Are you struggling to cope with a traumatic experience or painful past? Is stress or anxiety making you miserable? Are you overwhelmed by life and worrying all the time? Feeling like you're on an emotional roller-coaster? Or, feeling numb and disconnected from your body? Are you repeating the same unhealthy relationship patterns? Or, you might have realized that you've been taking care of everyone but yourself. Many people feel overwhelmed and avoid tasks and relationships that cause difficulty.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 200-8084
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Are you struggling to cope with a traumatic experience or painful past? Is stress or anxiety making you miserable? Are you overwhelmed by life and worrying all the time? Feeling like you're on an emotional roller-coaster? Or, feeling numb and disconnected from your body? Are you repeating the same unhealthy relationship patterns? Or, you might have realized that you've been taking care of everyone but yourself. Many people feel overwhelmed and avoid tasks and relationships that cause difficulty.
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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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(804) 823-5475
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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Jem Iwatsubo
MA, NCC Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22901
******Accepting new clients******I help children, adolescents, individuals, families, and couples strengthen their relationships and accomplish their desired behavioral and family therapy goals within a supportive setting in Charlottesville, Virginia. Therapy and coaching are not a "one-size-fits-all" process, so I offer an integrative approach to support and meet the health needs of couples and individuals of all ages. An essential element to achieve success in therapy is finding the right therapist.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 979-0408
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Charlottesville, VA 22901
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
******Accepting new clients******I help children, adolescents, individuals, families, and couples strengthen their relationships and accomplish their desired behavioral and family therapy goals within a supportive setting in Charlottesville, Virginia. Therapy and coaching are not a "one-size-fits-all" process, so I offer an integrative approach to support and meet the health needs of couples and individuals of all ages. An essential element to achieve success in therapy is finding the right therapist.
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Eliza Segell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22903
***I am not currently accepting new clients.***I believe that therapy is a collaboration. As a therapist my first step is to help clarify why therapy is sought. From there we work together to develop strategies for relief, in the short and long term. My role is to provide information about the treatments that could be pursued; with information and context, one can then make informed choices about the best path forward. Common treatment options include: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness interventions. A brief treatment is usually all that is needed, but I offer longer-term depth work when required.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(678) 264-3289
Verified
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
***I am not currently accepting new clients.***I believe that therapy is a collaboration. As a therapist my first step is to help clarify why therapy is sought. From there we work together to develop strategies for relief, in the short and long term. My role is to provide information about the treatments that could be pursued; with information and context, one can then make informed choices about the best path forward. Common treatment options include: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness interventions. A brief treatment is usually all that is needed, but I offer longer-term depth work when required.
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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
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 220-0535
Verified
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Charlottesville, VA 22903
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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Erin Johnson
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMFT, FAMI Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Your decision to start counseling represents a meaningful commitment to yourself, and to a life that is more satisfying and balanced. The clients I work with appreciate my focused, sensitive and caring approach to the issues they present for counseling. If you are dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, stress, or relationship issues, I will work with you to develop strategies that will help you improve self-esteem and self-confidence, enhance self-awareness and relationship skills, reduce worry and negative thinking, and improve mood and energy.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 337-3853
Verified
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22911
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Your decision to start counseling represents a meaningful commitment to yourself, and to a life that is more satisfying and balanced. The clients I work with appreciate my focused, sensitive and caring approach to the issues they present for counseling. If you are dealing with anxiety, depression, grief, stress, or relationship issues, I will work with you to develop strategies that will help you improve self-esteem and self-confidence, enhance self-awareness and relationship skills, reduce worry and negative thinking, and improve mood and energy.
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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 825-4841
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Charlottesville, VA 22911
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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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.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 208-1706
Verified
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Charlottesville, VA 22911
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
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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Cara Marinucci
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, FAMI Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22902
As a Licensed Professional Counselor for many years, I am continually inspired by the transformative moment that happens in the counseling process. There is a sacredness in being present to another as a guide on this journey we call life. Whether it is exploring inner resources for healing and growth or the possibilities for deep and lasting change, it is an honor to work with people that are desiring a better way to be themselves in the world. My own journey has taught me that being truly present and engaged allows space for the unknown to be revealed, acknowledged, and eventually integrated into the service of the whole self.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 248-3114
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
As a Licensed Professional Counselor for many years, I am continually inspired by the transformative moment that happens in the counseling process. There is a sacredness in being present to another as a guide on this journey we call life. Whether it is exploring inner resources for healing and growth or the possibilities for deep and lasting change, it is an honor to work with people that are desiring a better way to be themselves in the world. My own journey has taught me that being truly present and engaged allows space for the unknown to be revealed, acknowledged, and eventually integrated into the service of the whole self.
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Lynessa Sheppard Plotnick
Marriage & Family Therapist, LPC, LMFT Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22901
I believe in the human spirit and our capacity to make positive changes in all aspects of our lives, even in the face of adversity. By exploring our thought patterns, we can better identify feelings that affect our actions on a daily basis. We can then make effective changes that improve the quality of our lives, decreasing stress, anxiety, and depression and providing us with a more peaceful and joyful life. I also believe in the benefit of human interaction with other loving creatures; you will meet my little Yorkie-Poo therapy partner, Mojo, when you come to visit me. He loves children and adults.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(757) 785-0838
Verified
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Charlottesville, VA 22901
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
I believe in the human spirit and our capacity to make positive changes in all aspects of our lives, even in the face of adversity. By exploring our thought patterns, we can better identify feelings that affect our actions on a daily basis. We can then make effective changes that improve the quality of our lives, decreasing stress, anxiety, and depression and providing us with a more peaceful and joyful life. I also believe in the benefit of human interaction with other loving creatures; you will meet my little Yorkie-Poo therapy partner, Mojo, when you come to visit me. He loves children and adults.
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Genhi Whitmer
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Genhi engages individuals in therapy by developing rapport and by offering empathy and being non-judgmental. She uses a collaborative approach to meet the individual where they are and to help facilitate achievement of their identified goals. She empowers the individual to explore themselves in a safe and open environment to promote growth, with an open, accepting, and compassionate style.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 216-0626
Verified
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Charlottesville, VA 22901
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Genhi engages individuals in therapy by developing rapport and by offering empathy and being non-judgmental. She uses a collaborative approach to meet the individual where they are and to help facilitate achievement of their identified goals. She empowers the individual to explore themselves in a safe and open environment to promote growth, with an open, accepting, and compassionate style.
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Elizabeth Gillmore
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Having problems navigating the crossroads of life? Depression or anxiety getting you down? Add Covid-19 to the mix and maybe you are dealing with the stress of having the kids home or how to keep your marriage healthy. You wonder how you will survive financial and health changes or, like all of us, you're worried about what is coming next. Licensed as both a professional counselor and a marriage and family therapist I can address all of these concerns.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(540) 252-0076
Verified
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Having problems navigating the crossroads of life? Depression or anxiety getting you down? Add Covid-19 to the mix and maybe you are dealing with the stress of having the kids home or how to keep your marriage healthy. You wonder how you will survive financial and health changes or, like all of us, you're worried about what is coming next. Licensed as both a professional counselor and a marriage and family therapist I can address all of these concerns.
Daniel Floyd
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22903
My name is Daniel Floyd and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides therapeutic treatment to diverse populations and communities. I specialize in the assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety, stress/ trauma, substance abuse, insomnia, phobias, adjustment issues, and relationship problems. I received my BA in Psychology from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, and my MSW from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(540) 426-3591
Verified
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
My name is Daniel Floyd and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides therapeutic treatment to diverse populations and communities. I specialize in the assessment and treatment of depression, anxiety, stress/ trauma, substance abuse, insomnia, phobias, adjustment issues, and relationship problems. I received my BA in Psychology from George Mason University in Fairfax, VA, and my MSW from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA.
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Angela L. Leyshon
LPC Intern, MA Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22911
It is an honor and a privilege for individuals, families, couples, and groups to allow me to journey alongside them during life struggles, supporting, encouraging, and untangling situations that we encounter during this lifetime. My main objective in counseling sessions is to help clients through listening and guiding them toward healing and empowerment to overcome difficulties they are facing.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(434) 201-8019
Verified
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Charlottesville, VA 22911
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
It is an honor and a privilege for individuals, families, couples, and groups to allow me to journey alongside them during life struggles, supporting, encouraging, and untangling situations that we encounter during this lifetime. My main objective in counseling sessions is to help clients through listening and guiding them toward healing and empowerment to overcome difficulties they are facing.
Kerrian McKay
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Charlottesville, VA 22902
I help adults 18 to 40 years develop emotional wellness skills to manage stressors in their lives that are linked to anxiety and depression. Using emotionally and solution-focused approach, I teach practical skills to help you overcome fear, panic, hopelessness, internal and external pressures of keeping up with life expectations that leaves you feeling shame, stuck, helpless, not enough. The stress of juggling responsibilities of family, work, school, social life, all while trying to meet expectations, and make personal time to focus on yourself can be overwhelming. It's essential you have tools to help you be your very best!
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(571) 200-9903
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Charlottesville, VA 22902
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
I help adults 18 to 40 years develop emotional wellness skills to manage stressors in their lives that are linked to anxiety and depression. Using emotionally and solution-focused approach, I teach practical skills to help you overcome fear, panic, hopelessness, internal and external pressures of keeping up with life expectations that leaves you feeling shame, stuck, helpless, not enough. The stress of juggling responsibilities of family, work, school, social life, all while trying to meet expectations, and make personal time to focus on yourself can be overwhelming. It's essential you have tools to help you be your very best!
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New Perspective Christian Counseling, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(CURRENTLY FULL) (100% TELETHERAPY SERVICES ARE PROVIDED) There are times when life can be very difficult to manage, especially if you have been trying to do it all alone. Without proper support and guidance, it can become a daunting task. However difficult it may be, know that you do not have to bear any of this on your own. Taking the first step to reach out for help is huge, and I commend anyone who decides to make strides to better their lives.
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(804) 913-3773
Verified
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Office is near:
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
(CURRENTLY FULL) (100% TELETHERAPY SERVICES ARE PROVIDED) There are times when life can be very difficult to manage, especially if you have been trying to do it all alone. Without proper support and guidance, it can become a daunting task. However difficult it may be, know that you do not have to bear any of this on your own. Taking the first step to reach out for help is huge, and I commend anyone who decides to make strides to better their lives.

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Solution Focused Brief (SFBT) Therapists
Solution-focused therapy in Charlottesville, sometimes called "brief therapy," focuses on what clients would like to achieve through therapy rather than on their troubles or mental health issues. The therapist will help the client envision a desirable future, and then map out the small and large changes necessary for the client to undergo to realize their vision. The therapist will seize on any successes the client experiences, to encourage them to build on their strengths rather than dwell on their problems or limitations.

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.