Team Thriveworks Richmond


Clifford Marsh
In network with:
In process of being in network with:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Mutliplan
  • Optima
  • Tricare
  • UBH
Self Pay Rate: $65

Clifford Marsh, LCSW

My name is Clifford Marsh.  I am a Clinical Social Worker and have been a licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2003.  I have an earned undergraduate degree (B.A.) in Applied Sociology and a master’s degree (M.S.W.) in Clinical Social Work from the University of South Carolina.  In addition, I have second master’s degree (M.S.) in Criminal Justice from Capella University, a third master’s degree (MAEd.) in Higher Education Administration from United States University.  My terminal degree, aside from the social work credential, is the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree in Educational Leadership earned from Walden University. Throughout my nearly two-decade career working within various specialties, I have a track record for being empathic, caring, understanding, and experienced with working with children, adolescents, and adults.  I have worked as a Social Worker IV (Juvenile Sexual Offender Therapist), School Social Worker/Department Chair for Social Work, Private Practice Practitioner/Clinical Supervisor, Military Family Life Consultant, and most presently, as a full-time Senior Social Worker for the federal government. Aside from social work, I hold Adjunct teaching responsibilities with several colleges and universities.  Collectively, therapy and education are intertwining niches. My philosophy as a therapist is to be client-centered and to genuinely work with each client individually towards identifying his/her strengths so that s/he can build in other areas of their life. When I am not working, I am studying, traveling, and enjoying quality time with close family and friends.

Karem Vega
In network with:
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • Magellan
In process of being in network with:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Optima
  • Tricare
  • UBH
Self Pay Rate: $99

Karem Vega, LPC

Karem is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia. She received a Bachelor in Psychology from the Inter American University of Puerto Rico and a Master in Counseling from Regent University. Karem has been a military spouse for over 20 years and has both personal and professional experience working with clients struggling with life transitions and challenges.

Karem uses a variety of approaches in her clinical work with children and adults including Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Play Therapy. She has experience treating clients experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship issues, anger management, and adjustment issues.  She also has extensive training and experience helping clients with substance abuse issues and trauma.

Karem is passionate about empowering clients to become the best version of themselves. She believes that we all have the potential to THRIVE.

In her free time, Karem enjoys cooking, running, and spending time with her family and friends.

Karem is fluent in English and Spanish.

** Mi nombre es Karem Negron Vega y soy Consejera Profesional Licenciada en Virginia. Como esposa de un militar por más de 20 años, he tenido experiencias personales y profesionales con clientes que experimentan transiciones y desafíos en su vida. Trabajo con niños, adolescentes y adultos. Tengo experiencia trabajando con personas que han experimentado depresión, ansiedad, problemas en sus relaciones, dificultad manejando su enojo, problemas de comportamiento y problemas de ajuste. También tengo amplia experiencia y entrenamiento ayudando a personas que han experimentado trauma y abuso de sustancias. Siento mucha pasión por mi trabajo y me gusta motivar a mis clientes a que se conviertan en la mejor versión de ellos mismos.  Soy una firme creyente de que todos tenemos el potencial de poder prosperar. En mi tiempo libre disfruto cocinar, correr y pasar tiempo con mi familia y amistades.**

Rhiannon Alley
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Optima
  • Optum
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare (UBH)
Self Pay Rate: $99

Rhiannon Alley, LPC

Rhiannon Alley is a Licensed Professional Counselor from the Richmond area, she completed her undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech and obtained her Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling at The College of William and Mary. Rhiannon has worked with families, couples, youth, and adults in multiple settings; she became a Certified Sex Offender Treatment Provider while working with at-risk youth in residential treatment centers. Rhiannon is driven to assist clients overcome and manage traumatic experiences, depression, anxiety, aggression, and mood disturbances. She enjoys helping clients develop healthy relationships, practice effective communication, and find authenticity in their lives. She is passionate about her work with families and couples and enjoys working with individuals to achieve their counseling goals. She is a person-centered counselor utilizing cognitive behavioral techniques, a humanistic approach, mindfulness-based interventions, family systems view, and holistic therapy with clients. Outside of counseling, Rhiannon loves animals, gardening, family, and staying active.

Rhiannon especially enjoys working with individuals who are seeking help for:

  • Marriage and Family
  • Child Adolescent
  • Couples Counseling
  • Behavior Modification
  • Sex Offender Treatment
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Family Systems
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
Sarah Degaraff
In network with:
  • Anthem
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • Optum
  • UBH
  • United Healthcare
In process of being in network with:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Optima
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Sarah Degaraff, LCSW

Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia with experience working in multiple settings with individuals and families who have experienced significant trauma and stress.

With a background in Social Work, she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Work from Longwood University and completed her Master’s of Social Work from Radford University. Her experience includes working in school based settings, a hospital setting, the department of social services, an outpatient therapy setting, and a community mental health setting.

Sarah has experience working with a mix of ages (children, adolescents, families, and adults). She provides confidential and supportive services from a trauma informed and attachment based approach. She focuses on the whole person, integrating the mind/body/spirit connection. Life experiences, such as family of origin, are commonly explored to manage current symptoms and distressful patterning. Sarah teaches mindfulness practices to help bring compassion and presence to each moment.

“I am passionate about helping others become more self-aware in order to practice greater self-acceptance and self-responsibility to lead more fulfilling, and meaningful lives.” Other modalities Sarah utilizes are play therapy and theraplay techniques, relational, positive psychology, dialectical behavioral therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. When not working Sarah can be found working in her garden, running, and spending time with family.

Sarah likes to work with those seeking help with:

  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Attachment issues
  • Parenting issues
  • Behavioral issues
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship Issues
  • Family Conflict
  • Women’s issues
Toni Davis
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • Optima
  • Optum
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare (UBH)
Self Pay Rate: $99

Toni Davis, LPC, NCC

Toni Davis is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is nationally certified. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Virginia and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University.

“At some point in our lives, we all experience problems we just can’t handle on our own. Sometimes psychological issues such as anxiety and depression can be an underlying cause of physical ailments. Whether you are experiencing relationship issues, job stress, loss of job, home or loved one, a general sense of discontent or lack of connection, or have had trauma in your life, it’s okay to ask for help. In fact, asking for help is a sign of strength not weakness. First, I will listen to you with empathy and without judgment. Then, I will help you fully explore what’s causing you trouble and develop a plan for improving your life.”

Toni has experience treating adults of all ages and couples primarily using cognitive-behavioral, solution-focused, and person-centered therapy. She is also in training for EMDR Therapy, which is used to treat trauma, and has training in the Gottman Method for couples.

Toni is a native of Virginia who is very happy to be back in the Old Dominion after six years in Ohio! In her free time, she enjoys cooking, exercise, yoga, reading, and spending time with her family and two dogs.

Toni helps with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma
  • Life changes/transitions
  • Stress management
  • Self-esteem
  • Divorce/separation
  • Family conflict
Ashley Costello
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana
  • Magellan Commercial
  • Multi Plan
  • Optima Behavioral Health/ Sentara
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare (UBH)
  • Value Options
Self Pay Rate: $99

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
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multi Plan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

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.

Meredith Reed
In network with:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem
  • BCBS - Healthkeepers
  • Beacon
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana
  • Magellan Commercial
  • Multi Plan
  • Optum
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare (UBH)
Self Pay Rate: $99

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.

Nick Smith
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Optima
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options
Self Pay Rate: $65

Nick Smith, MA, LCSW

"I have 10 years of experience after graduating from New York University with a Masters in Social Work. I began working with the serious mentally ill criminally involved individuals with an in home treatment model designed to assist in recovery. I then transitioned to the emergency room at Bellevue Hospital where we, as a team would work to assist those in crisis. In addition I have had a practice in which I provided years of individual therapy for a number of conditions including depression and anxiety as well as psychosis and personality disorders. It is my belief that each individual carries a strength that allows them to continue however at times it is helpful to have a therapist to realize those strengths and use them to overcome the difficulties. Relying on a approach that leans heavily a dialectical process my goal is to assist individuals and couples to reach their full potential and thrive."

Some of Nick's areas of expertise include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self Harming
  • Substance Abuse/Use Disorder
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
Ashley Crouch
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem
  • BCBS - Healthkeepers
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Compsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan Commercial
  • Multi Plan
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

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
In network with:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem
  • BCBS - Healthkeepers
  • Beacon
  • Cigna
  • Compsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan Commercial
  • Multi Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Value Options
Self Pay Rate: $99

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

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