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.
(434) 215-0449
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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.
Jessica Begans
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
**Note: I am not currently accepting new patients.** We are all in trouble. Some of us are anxious, trying to avoid trouble at all costs. Some of us start trouble with loved ones for reasons we can't understand. Some of us get into trouble at school or at work. And many of us are troubled by past traumas that we can't seem to shake. My aim in therapy is to partner with you around your goals and your values, to figure out what's worth your time and trouble. Therapy is a time, just for you, to heal and grow at your own pace.
(413) 344-2219
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**Note: I am not currently accepting new patients.** We are all in trouble. Some of us are anxious, trying to avoid trouble at all costs. Some of us start trouble with loved ones for reasons we can't understand. Some of us get into trouble at school or at work. And many of us are troubled by past traumas that we can't seem to shake. My aim in therapy is to partner with you around your goals and your values, to figure out what's worth your time and trouble. Therapy is a time, just for you, to heal and grow at your own pace.
Matt Zimmerman
Psychologist, PsyD, ABPP Verified
Verified
You have been putting off therapy for months, but the stress and worry is getting to be too much. You've spent years holding it together, with so many people counting on you at work and home. It’s exhausting feeling like you can never relax, be real, and let yourself be cared for. You’re an accomplished leader and professional, and as far as anyone can tell, handling high responsibility and high visibility roles well. You thought when you accomplished your goals, all would be well, but you still never feel good enough. You're tired of giving so much and appearing to succeed while privately struggling. It's time for a change.
(434) 260-7917
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You have been putting off therapy for months, but the stress and worry is getting to be too much. You've spent years holding it together, with so many people counting on you at work and home. It’s exhausting feeling like you can never relax, be real, and let yourself be cared for. You’re an accomplished leader and professional, and as far as anyone can tell, handling high responsibility and high visibility roles well. You thought when you accomplished your goals, all would be well, but you still never feel good enough. You're tired of giving so much and appearing to succeed while privately struggling. It's time for a change.
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Sean Flannery
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
***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
(434) 216-0165
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***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
**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.
(434) 216-2366
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**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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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.
(434) 363-9154
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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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Onnie Baldwin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, EMDR, EFT Verified
Verified
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.
(434) 485-0094
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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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Amanda Anastasio
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, RYT Verified
Verified
I am a licensed social worker and a trained and certified yoga teacher. I hold certification in the practice of tele-health, and able to work with clients remotely during this pandemic, in Virginia and Massachusetts where I am licensed. I believe in an integrated approach to therapy. I employ the evidence-based theories of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (CBT) Mindfulness-based CBT, Internal Family Systems, (IFS) - which all help in improving insight, life and coping skills.. My expertise is with trauma, anxiety, eating disorders, relationships. My previous work includes the Massachusetts Child Trauma Project (MCTP)
(617) 580-5455
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I am a licensed social worker and a trained and certified yoga teacher. I hold certification in the practice of tele-health, and able to work with clients remotely during this pandemic, in Virginia and Massachusetts where I am licensed. I believe in an integrated approach to therapy. I employ the evidence-based theories of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, (CBT) Mindfulness-based CBT, Internal Family Systems, (IFS) - which all help in improving insight, life and coping skills.. My expertise is with trauma, anxiety, eating disorders, relationships. My previous work includes the Massachusetts Child Trauma Project (MCTP)
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Caroline Megargel
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
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.
(434) 248-3557
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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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The Epiphany Center
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CADC, NCC Verified
Verified
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I have 20 years of counseling experience working with mental heath disorders, eating disorders, and couple therapy. I take an emotion focused and Jungian approach that allows for depth therapy. I also use Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills training to promote self-acceptance, non-judgment, and behavior change in the areas of interpersonal effectiveness, mindfulness, distress tolerance and emotion regulation. My therapeutic approach promotes an environment of acceptance and compassion that over time becomes an increasing internal experience.
(434) 363-4647
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I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I have 20 years of counseling experience working with mental heath disorders, eating disorders, and couple therapy. I take an emotion focused and Jungian approach that allows for depth therapy. I also use Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills training to promote self-acceptance, non-judgment, and behavior change in the areas of interpersonal effectiveness, mindfulness, distress tolerance and emotion regulation. My therapeutic approach promotes an environment of acceptance and compassion that over time becomes an increasing internal experience.
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Eliza Segell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Verified
***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.
(678) 264-3289
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***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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Violet Vorlet
Marriage & Family Therapist, LMFT Verified
Verified
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.
(434) 204-4227
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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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Ivy Road Family Solutions
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC Verified
Verified
I am a firm believer in evidence based treatments and have extensive training and practice in such. That being said, I recognize that "evidence" is usually based on outcomes of clinical trials with very controlled environments where very specific populations with very specific diagnoses are treated. Thus, I find that I am most effective when adapting, integrating and tailoring treatments to my clients' individual needs.
(434) 363-4720
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I am a firm believer in evidence based treatments and have extensive training and practice in such. That being said, I recognize that "evidence" is usually based on outcomes of clinical trials with very controlled environments where very specific populations with very specific diagnoses are treated. Thus, I find that I am most effective when adapting, integrating and tailoring treatments to my clients' individual needs.
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Frances Ingram
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
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
(434) 220-0535
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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
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.
(434) 337-3853 x105
Verified
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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.
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Melissa B Shore
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
As a therapist I work with you to find a clear path and better sense of self whether you have experienced depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relationship troubles, trauma, and/or attachment injuries. I work with adolescents, adults, parents, and couples from a contemporary relational depth perspective to help you find your direction and feel less alone.
(434) 264-5386
Verified
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As a therapist I work with you to find a clear path and better sense of self whether you have experienced depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, relationship troubles, trauma, and/or attachment injuries. I work with adolescents, adults, parents, and couples from a contemporary relational depth perspective to help you find your direction and feel less alone.
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Nealy V Johnston, PhD, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC Verified
Verified
Nealy Johnston is Licensed Professional Counselor with a private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. After many years of Leadership and Organizational Development Consulting, she returned to clinical practice; specializing in Psychoanalytic and Family Systems theories for the treatment of anxiety, depression and other personality related disorders.
(434) 995-8863
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Nealy Johnston is Licensed Professional Counselor with a private practice in Charlottesville, Virginia. After many years of Leadership and Organizational Development Consulting, she returned to clinical practice; specializing in Psychoanalytic and Family Systems theories for the treatment of anxiety, depression and other personality related disorders.
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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.
(434) 326-1647
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*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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Karen Ann Durland-Jones
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
I provide therapy from the belief that therapy is a collaborative journey in which, together, we identify what gets in the way of life goals. Then we create a vision along with a plan to go from where you are to where you want to be in their life. I have participated in extensive training as a family and couples therapist with over 10 years of practice experience. Families in which one member exhibits the symptoms of ADHD, ADD, oppositional and defiant behaviors, impulsive and violent behaviors, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and learning disabilities work well with me.
(434) 264-5117
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I provide therapy from the belief that therapy is a collaborative journey in which, together, we identify what gets in the way of life goals. Then we create a vision along with a plan to go from where you are to where you want to be in their life. I have participated in extensive training as a family and couples therapist with over 10 years of practice experience. Families in which one member exhibits the symptoms of ADHD, ADD, oppositional and defiant behaviors, impulsive and violent behaviors, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, and learning disabilities work well with me.
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Barbara Groves
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
As your therapist, I will guide you to recognize learned patterns of thinking, acting and feeling that may be creating suffering in your life. Together we will explore where and why you learned those patterns. Once fully understood, you will find the courage to transform those learned patterns into healthier ones. I will then guide you to practice these new and healthier patterns in the therapy room as well as in your life outside the therapy room. Once you transform old patterns of relating into healthier ones, you will feel lighter, more confident and happier.
(434) 602-2150
Verified
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As your therapist, I will guide you to recognize learned patterns of thinking, acting and feeling that may be creating suffering in your life. Together we will explore where and why you learned those patterns. Once fully understood, you will find the courage to transform those learned patterns into healthier ones. I will then guide you to practice these new and healthier patterns in the therapy room as well as in your life outside the therapy room. Once you transform old patterns of relating into healthier ones, you will feel lighter, more confident and happier.

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

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

How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Charlottesville City County, or Child Psychologists in Charlottesville City County. You can also use the filters to see only female psychologists, or gay-allied therapists

Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Charlottesville City County psychologists specializing in anger management, couples counselling, or EMDR.


What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way'. A couples counselor or a family counselor may use different techniques depending on the one that works best for you. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.

How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.