Therapy has the power to help you be the best version of yourself. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and am committed to partnering with individuals and couples as they navigate the challenges of life. Therapy creates a unique space for evaluating where you are and how you got here. Through our therapeutic relationship we can uncover what needs to shift in order to get you where you want to be.
Through treatment, I enjoy helping clients build a sense of empowerment through the identification and implementation of resources and skills. I aim to assist clients with obtaining lasting change through holistic (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social) consideration and collaboration to promote lasting progress. I have experience working with problematic pornography use, behavioral disorders in children, anxiety, and spiritual bypass/trauma.
I have experience working in the field of mental health for over ten years, providing both inpatient and outpatient services. My experience includes treating adults and adolescents struggling with depression/anxiety and emotion regulation, substance abuse, trauma-related concerns, and serious mental illnesses. I use a variety of therapeutic techniques to assist my clients in reaching their goals and develop insight which leads to healing, peace, and acceptance.
I have been working with couples and families for 25 years as a pastor and a licensed marriage and family therapist. By training, experience, and passion, I work best with couples and families, and also with individuals who are experiencing relationship issues. I enjoy providing pre-marital counseling to engaged or pre-engaged couples, working with married couples who are experiencing relational distress, and with parents who are struggling with raising children and teens. As a retired Army Chaplain and former Marine Artillery Officer, I love working with military personnel, including those with combat-related issues or PTSD.
I have been counseling individuals, couples, and families for over 25 years. I help couples strengthen their emotional connection, communication patterns, and parenting skills. As a military spouse myself for nearly 30 years, I've helped many military families navigate the unique challenges of military culture. I am certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which treats the effects of traumatic or difficult life circumstances, emotional concerns, and relational issues. I have seen restoration and recovery from trauma, loss, betrayal, and other hardships - even hardships that happened many years ago.
Hi My name is Mona Britt and I am a licensed clinical social worker. I did my undergraduate studies at Old Dominion University and my graduate studies at Norfolk State University. I have been in the mental health field since 2006. I absolutely love what I do. I believe in the ability of people learning their own strengths and then applying what they have learned to real life scenarios. My favorite phrase to hear my clients say is "I did it!" My favorite hobby is writing poetry and novels.
I enjoy working with couples or those who want to improve their relationships in life. I have years of experience with couples seeking counseling because of conflict and crisis or those who would like to re-ignite the passion and intimacy in their relationship that they once had. I have worked with couples from diverse populations including African American, Latinos, Caucasian, Asian, and Middle-Eastern. I also work with individuals who are struggling with life changes such as divorce, employment changes, parenting, caring for family members, and death of a loved one.
My name is Aline Ehade, I'm a License Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia. I have worked as a mental health professional for the past 8 years. I adopt a collaborative approach to counseling.
My goal for all my clients is to empower them with the tools to live a rewarding and fulfilling life, no matter the challenges that arise. I prioritize a person-centered approach, recognizing that each person is an individual with unique goals and needs. I will work with you to identify your goals and create a plan tailored to your strengths to help you move forward.
I have a heart for walking alongside of adolescents and adults who are searching for healing. I have had many opportunities to work with individuals struggling with PTSD, ADHD, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, body image, family conflict, neglect, sexual abuse, physical abuse, and self harm.
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC
The goal of every client who comes to treatment is to resolve the existing crisis or trauma, manage anxiety, reduce depressive and other symptoms, and return to a state of being that better reflects their optimal functioning. Clients who come to therapy are arguably the best suited to tell us what their needs are and where the gap exists between their needs and goals for their best life. Living with grief, loss, anxiety, PTSD, psych ache, relationship distress, trauma (including racial trauma), rejection, and mood disorders takes a toll, not only on everyday functioning but also on self-esteem, self-efficacy and self-care.
In my experience working with a variety of individuals, I have developed a belief that any traumatic or shameful experience can be redeemed. I have a special interest in working with individuals who have had painful experiences in their families or intimate relationships. Sometimes such experiences lead to anxiety, depression, spiritual doubts, identity concerns, and relationship problems. Through counseling, I challenge and equip you to make sense of those experiences and their resulting mental health concerns; get unstuck from unhealthy patterns of behaving, thinking, and feeling; and sustain a healthy, satisfying life.
Life can feel overwhelming at times. A certain situation might throw you off, like a change or loss in relationship, employment, stage of life or health. Maybe you question who you are or who you want to be. Sometimes something unbearable happens and you can't imagine moving forward. You might be looking for a little bit of help to get through a challenge, or you may be working through struggles you've had for some time, or you may not know what you feel or want but have a sense that an advocate might help move things in a positive direction.
Hello, As a clinical director, I understand the importance of understanding and honoring the needs of my clients. My Life experience and clinical understanding inspires me to co-create change with and for my clients. My faith and family have helped me stay balanced and energized for service. I love helping clients uncover facts that were hidden from view. I love seeing a person's eyes light up when they uncover unconscious truths that emerge during counseling. I love seeing the smile and life come back into a person who had begun to doubt whether solutions could be found. It’s exciting! I love my job!
Ethan Zehr is a Resident in Counseling who has 3 years of experience with adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families as they seek help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, crisis, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), anger management, trauma, and relationship issues, and more. Ethan completed his Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Religion at the University of Georgia and his Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Liberty University.
Are you or your teen suffering to overcome past hurt, trauma, or depression? Does your marriage or relationship seem to be falling apart? Do you find yourself feeling anxious, having trouble making decisions, and wishing for peace in your life? With evening and weekend hours available, we offer individual, couple, family, and group counseling to assist people like you with these and many other issues.
I seek to understand the struggle of clients and lead them to healthy solutions and understanding. Whether we are exploring parent-child relationship wounds or day to day anxiety and stresses or are creating new long-lasting coping skills to replace maladaptive habits created for survival; I hope to provide guidance for self-understanding, create a context for present struggles, and impact the future with a fresh perspective. The goal is to provide an integrated wholeness of self and facilitate wholeness with loved ones, community, and others.
I am passionate about helping people. I believe strongly that the foundation of successful therapy is having a strong therapeutic relationship with my clients, and that each one must believe that my office is a safe place to be authentic and honest about their struggles. This is the basis for being able to treat the underlying issue, and not just the symptom. I am a Christian counselor, and trust God to lead me with His wisdom to help each person. I combine this with sound, evidence based therapeutic techniques/systems to help my clients find true freedom!
Katie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has over 13 years of clinical experience working in community mental health with adolescents, teens, young adults, and families who are struggling with depression, anxiety, stress management, anger management, grief, loss, phase of life problems, self-esteem, identity issues, and relationship issues. Katie received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Services from Elon University her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.
My name is Amir Cotton and I’m one of the counselors at Breakthrough Counselling LLC. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Practitioner in the state of Virginia. I am also a National Certified Counselor, Certified Clinical Mental Counselor, and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor. I also have a Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling and over 12 years of experience working in the mental health field. I have experience treating depression, anxiety, PTSD/Trauma, addiction, bipolar, and adjustment disorders. I enjoy getting to know and joining with my clients to achieve their goals.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Lynchburg are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Lynchburg then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
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 Lynchburg, or Child Psychologists in Lynchburg.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Lynchburg psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Lynchburg specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. 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.