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686,000 people sought help with Thriveworks in the last year

Discover how starting therapy with a therapy for black men & women can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Good news! We have 115 therapists in Virginia available for an online or in-person session.

Starting Therapy for Black men & women

What is therapy for Black men and women?

Therapy for the treatment of Black men and women is a person-centered, individualized type of psychotherapeutic care that takes into account the emotional and mental impact of being a black person of color in today’s society. Thriveworks Reston therapists use traditional therapy techniques implemented through an anti-racist lens, addressing issues like racism, colorism, toxic masculinity/misogyny, and others. This type of therapy is meant to create a safe space for black individuals to express their emotions and alleviate their stress in an environment that caters to their unique experiences.

How does therapy for Black men and women work?

Therapy for Black men and women is much like standard psychotherapy in that Thriveworks Reston therapists will use a variety of approaches depending on each client’s needs. However, it will also heavily incorporate person-centered therapy, which means that every client’s individual experiences, goals, and needs will be at the forefront of treatment.

Is therapy for Black men and women conducted in person or online?

Therapy for Black men and women at Thriveworks is conducted both in person and online by video. We encourage you to choose the option that works best for you.

How long does therapy for Black men and women last?

Therapy for Black women and men will last as long as necessary to achieve the client’s therapeutic goals, whether that be a few months or years. Generally, though, true progress will often take at least five months. Thriveworks therapists in Reston, VA will continue to provide care for as long as necessary to help clients meet their therapeutic needs.

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Mental Health Care for the African American Community in Reston, VA

Therapy has not always been accessible to African American communities, nor has it always offered quality care. Even more, mental health care professionals at times have set themselves against community support networks that many African American clients rely upon.

Mental health care at Thriveworks is accessible for everyone, and our therapists are offering quality mental health care. Learn more.

Community, Therapy, Religion, and Family: Community Support and Mental Health

Deep and rich support systems undergird many African American communities. The mental health professionals at Thriveworks Reston understand that they play an important role in a client’s mental health care, but a client’s social network plays an important part as well.

Building Trust

Thriveworks Reston believes that transparency is essential. It is important to disclose what therapy is and what clients can expect.

The therapists at Thriveworks Reston also build trust by respecting their client’s backgrounds and experiences. While some mental health professionals still advocate for a “colorblind” approach that downplays the importance of ethnicity, at Thriveworks Reston our providers advocate for respect, understanding, and empathy while addressing topics related to:

  • Discrimination
  • Grief counseling
  • Racial trauma
  • Career advancement
  • Divorce
  • Anxiety
  • Child therapy
  • Substance use
  • Sexual identity issues
  • Obsessive-compulsive tendencies
  • Anger management
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Infidelity
  • Addiction
  • Psychiatric testing
  • Job loss
  • Couples and marriage counseling

Scheduling Counseling at Thriveworks Reston

If you’re ready to see the difference that a mental health professional can make, call our office in Reston, VA to get started. When you do, our support team will help you with the process: everything from setting up your insurance to booking your first session is made easy with their help.

And with support available seven days a week, we’ve taken the hassle out of everything. Thriveworks clients are privy to exclusive benefits, including:

  • A fast response time from your provider’s office. Most of our clients have their first session within a week of calling in for the first time.
  • Flexible appointment options, including those in the evenings and on the weekends.
  • Being able to schedule your session online, or in person.
  • A wide range of accepted insurance options

Call Thriveworks in Reston, VA, or schedule online—because there’s no reason to delay getting a professional’s help. With a provider’s support, you can reclaim your life from the mental health challenges standing in your way.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We accept 585+ insurance plans, and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Reston therapists and counselors accept 26 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia | BCBS

  • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • CareFirst Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia | BCBS HMO

  • CareFirst Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia | BCBS PPO

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • First Health Network

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Self-pay costs at Reston
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Hear from our clients

5.0 Thriveworks Reston reviews are collected through Thriveworks.com.
★★★★★
Michael was super in working with my wife, me and sometimes our son. He is a good listener, offers suggestions but in the end, we had to make our own decisions. It was good to bounce ideas off him and his manner makes one feel comforted after discussing issues with him. He also responded to my emails and emergency phone calls.
Read more Michael was super in working with my wife, me and sometimes our son. He is a good listener, offers suggestions but in the end, we had to make our own decisions. It was good to bounce ideas off him and his manner makes one feel comforted after discussing issues with him. He also responded to my emails and emergency phone calls.
Reston Mar 2020
Review left on Thriveworks.com

Where to find us

Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Reston is located on Roger Bacon Dr., which is right off of Wiehle Ave. We share an office building with SCS Engineers, FVCBank, and Parabon Computation, to name a few. We’re also right by Fairfax fields and parks.

Phone number

(703) 782-3073

Languages spoken by VA providers

  • English
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