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Counselors, Therapists, and Life Coaches in Alexandria, VA—Mental Health Services

Many of us struggle to address and manage challenges in our personal and professional lives. Take, for example, the following scenarios:

  • Jane has been struggling with a deep depression. Each day, she fails to find happiness, fulfillment, and motivation, but she doesn’t know what to do to fix it.
  • Greg accepts a promotion that requires him to relocate to a new office. When he arrives, he feels out of place, unwelcome, and lonely.
  • Emma and Allan have been dating for 5 years and think they’re ready to commit to a lifetime together. But they both worry about unforeseeable conflicts that might arise in the future and threaten their relationship.

These challenges can harm an individual’s wellbeing if not managed properly and in a timely manner. Unfortunately, many of us are at a loss with where to begin, which causes these problems to loom and have a negative impact. The good news, though, is that there are professionals who know exactly how to address and manage these problems.

The counselors, therapists, psychologists, and life coaches at Thriveworks Alexandria dedicate their work to helping their clients live better. These are skilled, caring providers who have experience essential to their mission, which is to guide you toward a happier, healthier life. If you’re struggling with depression, a major life transition, relationship issues, or other challenges, and you think that you could benefit from working with a mental health professional, reach out to Thriveworks Alexandria today. We can get you all set up for your first in-person or online therapy appointment today.

What Challenges Can a Mental Health Professional Help Me Address?

Counselors and therapists help their clients to address and manage a vast variety of problems. We mentioned a few common ones above, but this list is much longer. Here is a closer look at common topics in counseling or therapy:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Other mental illnesses
  • Relationship problems
  • Loneliness
  • Grief and loss
  • Low self-esteem
  • Suicidal thoughts

These are common issues that people experience, which threaten their mental health and overall wellbeing. And if these issues aren’t addressed, the individual is at risk of suffering more severely. For example, someone struggling with loneliness might soon struggle with a low self-esteem or even depression, too. Fortunately, a counselor or therapist can help them to manage their loneliness (or the problem at hand) before it worsens.

Now, a life coach is focused on helping clients with a different set of problems, most commonly those pertaining to goal setting and achieving greater success in life. For example, a life coach can help his or her clients to:

  • Set achievable goals.
  • Keep them accountable in reaching those goals.
  • Determine what the right path toward success is for them.
  • Identify what’s missing from their life.
  • Understand what will create greater happiness and fulfillment.

If you’re struggling with a problem that is affecting your mental health (or could affect your mental health in the future), a counselor or therapist at Thriveworks Alexandria can help. If, on the other hand, you’re struggling to set and reach meaningful goals and you want to find greater success in your life, a life coach at Thriveworks Alexandria is the right fit for you.

Set Up an Appointment with a Counselor or Psychologist at Thriveworks Alexandria

Above, we listed many areas that a provider at Thriveworks Alexandria can help their clients to improve through in-person counseling or online counseling therapy. That said, we did not provide a comprehensive list, because the truth is that the counselors, therapists, and life coaches at Thriveworks Alexandria do their best to help their clients with whatever it is they’re dealing with. They use their outstanding skills, training, and experience to bring you greater health, happiness, and success.

If you are struggling and you think that you could benefit from working with one of our providers, call us today. We employ a “no waiting list” policy, which means that we will get you scheduled right away. You might even have your first appointment within 24 hours, as many new clients do. Additionally, we partner with many insurances so that we can get you the mental health help you need.

If you’re ready to meet with a counselor, therapist, or life coach to improve your life, we’re ready too. Just give us a call to schedule an appointment.

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We call this The Thriveworks Difference

  Thriveworks Typical Counseling Practice
Offices open early and late
Same- or next-day appointments
Appointments start on time Unlikely
Care at 100+ locations
Phone access to your provider between sessions
Email access to your provider between sessions
Providers that accept major insurance plans
Online counseling opportunities Unlikely
Ask-a-coach 24hr Q&A
Exclusive video content
Counselor-moderated community discussion
Ultra-flexible 23.5hr cancellations
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Rebecca Fry is amazing

Rebecca has been my therapist for almost a decade and I can not recommend her enough. She is thoughtful and ca...Read more

ring, while also great at challenging and giving direct recommendations on how to deal with issues. She even stayed with me after I moved out of the area and worked to figure out a remote option. She has worked with me through many issues and remained a valuable resource I can rely on.

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Rebecca is incredible!

I can't speak highly enough of Rebecca Fry - she is compassionate, patient, attentive, and encouraging. She is...Read more

celebratory of growth and honest in her feedback without ever being critical or judgmental. For someone who was fearful of entering therapy, she embraced me with warmth and understanding. She has helped me tremendously by equipping me with practical coping mechanisms that are manageable and realistic but challenge unhealthy habits when necessary. On top of her professionalism - Rebecca is so easy to relate to and never makes me feel like I have anything to be ashamed of. She cares deeply for her patients and wants to help them lead healthier lives. She is an absolute treasure and I can't recommend her highly enough!!

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Highly Recommend Kayla Barnoski

I would highly recommend Kayla Barnoski as a therapist. She is caring and knowledgeable. She listens and works...Read more

with you to find a solution that works for your individual situation. She has experience with many age groups and is a hard worker. You will not be disappointed.

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Schedule your first appointment with a Thriveworks Counselor or Life Coach!

  • 3014 Colvin St. Suite 1-A
    Alexandria , VA 22314

  • Mon-Fri:7:30AM-9PM

It’s Time to Start a Partnership with a Thriveworks Counselor

It’s not easy, but we’re extremely selective about the counselors, psychologists, and coaches that join our practice. Experience a provider with skill and passion for helping clients make meaningful advances in their lives, relationships, careers, and happiness.