Team Thriveworks Richmond


Ashley Costello, LPC

Ashley is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree from The College of William & Mary and her Master’s of Education & Human Development in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from The George Washington University. Ashley is a firm believer in people’s potential for change and growth. She is passionate about helping clients feel empowered, more focused, and more energized to tackle their problems.

Ashley uses a person-centered, strengths-based approach, treating each client individually and holistically, depending on each client’s needs. Ashley values evidence-based therapies that are demonstrated to improve mental health, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and solution-focused brief therapy. She offers culturally competent services that promote personal growth and overall well-being via individual and group counseling.

Ashley has experience working with adults with mental illness, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, trauma, grief and loss, relationship issues, stress management, and other issues related to life transitions.

In her free time, Ashley enjoys taking trips to the beach, going hiking and camping, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog.


Hope Bagley

Hope Bagley, PhD, LCP

I am very excited to have recently joined the Counseling group at Thriveworks. I have been practicing as a Psychotherapist for 35 years, both in public and private practice. I received my Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 1998. I went on to receive a post doc in Clinical Neuropsychology from Fielding University in 2010. I currently am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, with a Post Doc in NeuropsychologyTesting. I specialize in treating adults through the life span, primarily using a Psychodynamic psychotherapy approach, multi-generational family systems theory, while also using other adjunctive therapy approaches, such as, Brief Solution oriented Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Neuropsychology Testing. Lastly, I have a specialty in testing adults and children for ADHD. I am Looking forward to sharing my skills and experience as a member of the Thriveworks team.


LaToya Cotman, LPC

LaToya is a Licensed Professional Counselor with seven years of experience in the field of mental health. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Old Dominion University and a Master of Education Degree in Family Therapy from The College of William and Mary.

LaToya utilizes Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and a Strengths-Based Approach when working with individuals to achieve their goals. LaToya has worked with children, adults, and families to support them through crises, life changes, behavioral challenges, depression, anxiety, and a variety of other stressors. LaToya has worked with all age ranges from 6 years old – 70 and is particularly skilled in working with adolescent females and young children. Her passion is Family Therapy with a long-term goal of treating family systems through a holistic approach using Play Therapy techniques, Couples Therapy, and Parenting.

LaToya is a Richmond native with extensive knowledge of community resources through her previous experiences as a Community Based Counselor and a Supervisor. In her spare time, LaToya enjoys listening to music, traveling, planning/hosting events, and being with her family. LaToya is animal lover that often spends time with her dog, Laila.

LaToya helps with:

  • Abandonment Issues
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bullying
  • Divorce/Custody Disputes
  • Chronic Medical Illnesses
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Families
  • LGBTQ
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting Issues
  • PTSD
  • Relationships
  • Self-Esteem
  • Stress Management

Meredith Reed, LPC

Meredith is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Meredith graduated from James Madison University as a "double duke," receiving her Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology and her MA, Ed.S in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Meredith has extensive history working with children, adults and families dealing with depression, anxiety, crises, life challenges and trauma. Meredith is a Strengths-Based counselor, utilizing Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Solution-Focused therapy, and Person-Centered approaches. Meredith is a firm believer in creating a mutual respectful and trusting therapeutic relationship in order to support clients in reaching their goals.

Meredith is originally from New Jersey. She came to Virginia for school and never went back! In her spare time, Meredith enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, listening to music and spending time with her pet.


Mary Woods, LCSW

Mary Woods is a Clinical Social Worker with over a decade of experience in the practice of mental health services. She is available to listen and help develop positive outcomes for concerns one may have in their daily lives. Some focuses are relationship problems, transitioning in high school/college, self-awareness, and loss. She provides services to adults and adolescents (14-19) who experience anxiety, depression, bipolar, PTSD, domestic violence, sexual assault, marital conflict, and grief. Mary utilizes cognitive behavior therapy with empowerment and strengths perspectives to bring about meaningful changes that are lasting.

She earned her BA in Psychology and Sociology from the Augusta State University and continued to graduate school where she obtained her MSW from the University of South Carolina. She has worked as a social worker in many areas, including: military settings, hospice, domestic violence/sexual assault, teaching college students, and private practice experience.

Mary is married to a wonderful husband, has four children, and five grandchildren. She is an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan and loves to relax by meditation and yoga, reading, or just hanging out with her family.

Mary helps with:

  • Depression
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Behavior Issues
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Coping Skills
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Couples

Ellen Morgan, LPC, CSAC, SAP

Ellen Morgan is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is nationally certified. She earned her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology from Wake Forest University prior to graduating with a Master's in Pastoral Counseling from Marymount University.

Ellen has also earned her certification as a Nationally Certified Counselor, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor, and Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor.

“I strive to treat the whole person. I work towards this by fostering an open therapeutic environment that supports the discussion of the life stressors and changes. By encouraging self-exploration through the therapeutic process, confidence in your abilities to use healthy coping skills in various situations grows.”

Ellen helps with:

  • Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Coping Skills
  • Life Transitions
  • Divorce
  • Relationships
  • Women’s Issues
  • Self-Harming

Throughout her career, Ellen has worked with individuals to empower them to enact positive changes in their lives. She has gained experiences working with various issues, including substance abuse, women's issues, and grief and loss
throughout the lifespan. Ellen has worked primarily with adults and utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as holistic therapy.


Ashley Crouch, LPC

Ashley Crouch is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is nationally certified. She earned her Bachelors Degree at Randolph-Macon College. Ashley continued her education at Ashland Theological Seminary, where she received a Master’s degree in Mental Health Clinical Counseling.

Ashley is a strengths-based counselor; she uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Person Centered approaches.

“Life's journey can be overwhelming and frustrating. There is no shame in reaching out for support to cope with various life stressors. My goal is to provide a comfortable, non-judgmental environment, with 100% confidentiality. I have an extensive multi-cultural background and have experience working with couples, adolescents ages 11-17, and adults. It would be my pleasure to be a source of support and guidance for you.”

Ashley helps with:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Adolescent sexual offending
  • Family dynamics
  • LGBTQ
  • Marriage
  • Parenting Problems
  • Oppositional defiance
  • Phase of life problems
  • Pre-Marital counseling
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Sex disorder/dysfunction
  • Women’s Issues
  • Conduct disorder

Anita Stoudmire, LPC

Anita Stoudmire is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. She is passionate about helping people discover their potential for unlimited joy and happiness regardless of their life circumstances. Anita creates a safe, non-judgmental environment for clients to express themselves completely. She is skilled at building a therapeutic rapport based on mutual trust and respect and uses innovative ways to cope with problems and issues as they arise.

Anita utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy with clients. She seeks to empower clients to be able to make informed decisions. She believes that we all have the power to make good decisions.

Change is something that many people either fear or embrace. Everyone will experience some form of change at one point in life. Whether you are getting married, becoming a new parent, going through a divorce, retiring from our job, sending kids off to college, or experiencing the death of a loved one or spouse - everyone will experience some form of transition in life. Anita assists people in making sense of these transitions in a healthy and productive way.

I am a single mother to three wonderful teenage children, and an avid animal lover and world traveler. I have a background in Christian Counseling and if desired can apply biblical principles within therapy. I also love to utilize art therapy, music therapy, journaling, affirmations and bibliotherapy with my clients. I look forward to helping you to become the best version of yourself that you can be.

Anita helps with:

  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Divorce Recovery
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Women’s Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Working Mother
  • Body Image
  • Relationship Concerns

Connect with a Richmond Counselor today at 804-554-0356, to set up your first session and start the process to change.
Important! We have several location in the greater Richmond area. Please double check your provider's address (sent via email upon booking).
Thriveworks Counseling
5310 Markel Rd. Suite #102
Richmond, VA 23230

Tel : (804) 554-0356

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8AM-9PM
Sat-Sun: 8AM-5PM

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