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Therapy, Counseling, and Psychiatry in Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom)—Work with a Therapist, Counselor, or Life Coach

Have you ever thought about working with a counselor or therapist? Have you ever considered receiving mental health services? For many of us, our mental health takes a backseat to daily demands of work, our relationships, and other important areas. We forget just how important our mental health is—that being in a good place mentally allows us to accomplish tasks at work, put energy into our most important relationships, and in the grand scheme of things live a happy, fulfilling life.

Counseling has to do with intuition, with work on oneself, with the quietness of one’s mind, and the openness of one’s heart.” –Ram Dass 

It’s never too late to start therapy, to begin working with a counselor or life coach. If you’re interested in building a happier, healthier, or more fulfilling life, reach out to Thriveworks Richmond in Shockoe Bottom. We can set you up with a mental health professional who specializes in depression couples therapy, therapy for depression, life coaching, grief counseling, or another area. Regardless of the challenge at hand, a therapist, counselor, psychologist, psychiatrist, or life coach at Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom) can help you in in-person counseling or online counseling therapy. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

How Can Therapy or Counseling Help Me?

Therapy, also known as counseling, is meeting with a therapist to work through conflicts and challenges that harm or threaten your mental wellbeing. Your experience might involve discussing problematic thoughts and behaviors, like self-pity and binge-drinking; it might mean opening up about the trauma that you experienced in your childhood, such as physical abuse or bullying; or, it might involve having important conversations with your partner about what is and isn’t working in your relationship. Whatever it may be, a therapist can help you take the right, life-changing steps.

Therapy is different for everyone. If you choose to work with a therapist, counselor, or life coach at Thriveworks Richmond in Shockoe Bottom, your provider will design your experience based on your specific needs and goals. For example, if you are experiencing symptoms of depression, your therapist might utilize techniques in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which helps people understand and change problematic thinking patterns. Or, if you and your significant other have decided to work with a couples therapist, your therapist might focus on assisting the two of you with improving the way you speak to each other. They might use couples therapy worksheets to supplement treatment.

What Services Are Offered at Thriveworks Richmond in Shockoe Bottom?

Thriveworks Richmond in Shockoe Bottom offers a broad range of mental health services. The counselors and therapists we partner with are the best of the best. They are licensed, qualified mental health professionals with various skills and specialties. If you’re considering working with a therapist, you might find value in:

  • Individual therapy
  • Marriage counseling
  • Couples therapy
  • Depression therapy
  • Anxiety therapy
  • Grief counseling
  • Life Coaching
  • Trauma therapy
  • Child therapy

Our mission is to help people live happy and successful lives. And we believe that counseling, therapy, and life coaching is an important part of accomplishing this mission. That’s why we work to set our clients up with skilled, caring therapists, counselors, and life coaches. If you are thinking about working with a counselor, reach out to Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom). We can help you schedule an appointment for one of the above services or another form of therapy.

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If you’re overwhelmed by mental health issues, psychiatry counseling can offer the help you need. Licensed psychiatrists are medical doctors who are qualified to treat mental and emotional disorders of many kinds. Their medical background is often essential to bringing a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and treatment of mental illnesses.

When you work with one of our board-certified psychiatrists, you will undergo a thorough assessment of your symptoms, both mental and physical. Psychiatrists can also conduct psychological testing or prescribe medication if that is helpful in your situation.

When you need expert care for mental health issues, licensed psychiatrists at Thriveworks Counseling are ready to help.

Work with a Therapist or Counselor at Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom)

We wholeheartedly believe that everyone can advance in life if they work with a skilled, caring mental health professional. This might mean developing healthier habits, working toward greater happiness, and/or achieving goals that lead to a more successful life. The counselors and therapists at Thriveworks Richmond in Shockoe Bottom want in. They know just how challenging life can be, and they want to help you live better in in-person counseling or online counseling therapy—whichever you prefer.

If you’re ready to schedule an appointment or want to learn more about the services offered at Thriveworks Richmond, VA (Shockoe Bottom), give us a call. We have flexible scheduling options to choose from, including extended hours in the evenings and on the weekends to best serve you. Our counselors, psychiatrists, and psychologists are excited to get started and hope to hear from you soon!

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Offices open early and late
Same- or next-day appointments
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Care at 310+ 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
Text support via our Success Navigator
Exclusive video content
Ultra-flexible 23.5hr cancellations
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Ms. Shamika Pender has a great love for people and is full of knowledge and wisdom. She has assisted me on many occasions with locating resources for church and family members in need. She is a strong advocate for the community.
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Shamika Pender is an experienced Clinician who administers services with empathy and professionalism. There is no doubt that she will be an incredible asset to your agency.
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Cheryl’s wonderful

Our family has worked with Cheryl Colt for years, she is empathetic & professional. I also had individual counseling & Cheryl helped me get through a rough time, more than once. You’re in great hands with Cheryl.
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Cheryl Colt is one of the best therapists I have ever worked with. I am sad she is left my area...but I am excited for her. You will be treated well by Cheryl.
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Deanna McIntyre

I have been seeing Deanna now for over 90 days and her attention to my needs and emotions have been amazing! I value her knowledge and look forward to every visit! I would recommend her to anyone seeking support and a personalized need for therapy!
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Very Comforting

Deanna M. is an excellent listener and was there for me in my time of greatest need. She listened to my problems and supported me in making decisions that ultimately led to a happier, healthier state of mind.
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  • 1901 E Franklin St #108,
    Richmond, VA 23223

  • Mon-Fri:7AM-12AM

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