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Adam Alderson
Self Pay Rate: $99

Adam Alderson, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Adam Alderson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Virginia who has over 11 years of experience providing clinical assessment and therapeutic care to children, teens, adults, and couples seeking help with depression/anxiety, stress management, LGBTQIA+, family transition, and many other of life's issues.

Adam completed his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology as well as his Master of Science in Counseling Psychology at Angelo State University of Texas. He believes in a multifaceted approach to therapy that is personalized to each individual or couple's needs by utilizing creativity and flexibility through cognitive behavioral, mindfulness-based, dialectic behavioral, solution-focused, goal-oriented methods.

Adam seeks to build a safe and honest relationship with you in order to assist in strengthening yourself and your relationships and to help you further your goals and enrich your life.

Education

Angelo State University
Master's in Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression 
  • Stress management 
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Family/Relationship issues
  • Men’s issues 
  • Women’s issues
  • Grief and loss 
Andrew Smith
Self Pay Rate: $99

Andrew Smith, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Andy Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia who has over 10 years of experience working to empower children, adolescents, adults, and families to better face and cope with depression, anxiety, family conflict, and trauma.

Andy completed both his Bachelor of Science in Creative Advertising with a minor in Psychology and his Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. He uses a combination of cognitive-behavioral, dialectical behavioral, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, strengths-based, family systems, and solution-focused therapy interventions to provide a relaxed, creative, collaborative, and individualized approach to treatment.

Andy seeks to build a meaningful and empathic relationship with you in order to facilitate recognizable growth and change. He wants you to be able to achieve your goals and live a thriving life.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-Injury/Suicidal Thoughts
  • Self-esteem
  • Family therapy
  • Parenting Issues
  • Trauma
Ann-Katherine Vath Perdue
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ann-Katherine Vath Perdue, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Ann-Katherine is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia with experience working with children, adults, couples, and families. Ann-Katherine has experience working with those experiencing anxiety, depression, mood disorders, childhood trauma, relationship issues, and life stressors. Ann-Katherine is also passionate about helping mothers experiencing postpartum and peripartum issues. Ann-Katherine utilizes solution-focused and strengths based models of care, including CBT and narrative therapy. Ann-Katherine values a strong therapeutic bond and setting realistic and attainable goals with her clients. 

Education

Baylor University
Masters of Social Work

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Relationship Issues
  • Life Stressors

 

Ashley Groeper
Self Pay Rate: $99

Ashley Groeper, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Ashley Groeper is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia who is experienced with couples, families, and individuals experiencing adjustment disorders, anxiety, depression, addiction, and complex disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and major depression.

Ashley has an MA in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Originally from North Carolina, she moved to Virginia in 2007 to pursue her passion of helping people. She is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and utilizes a person-centered approach. Ashley’s warmth, acceptance, and empathy will enable you to find hope and healing.

Education

Liberty University
Master's in Professional Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life stages and changes
  • Adjustment
  • Grief & Loss
  • Addiction
  • Relationships
  • Assertiveness
Brent Burhite
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Brent Burhite, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Brent Burhite is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the state of Virginia who has over 24 years of healthcare experience.  He has worked as a nursing assistant, EMT, Registered Nurse and PMHNP.  He specializes in the treatment of depression, anxiety, PTSD, mood disorders, sleep disturbances and helping individuals cope with overall life stressors.  He completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Minot State University in 2005 and his Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in 2018 and is currently serving in the United States Air Force.  

Brent emphasizes the use of evidence based psychopharmacology coupled with cognitive behavioral strategies to treat mental health symptoms.  He strongly believes in a holistic approach to mental health care and stresses interprofessional collaboration with peers to meet unique client needs.  He is a firm believer that medication management is only a portion of treating mental health concerns and will help clients utilize all resources available to meet their treatment objectives.  

Brent seeks to form an authentic relationship with his clients in order to achieve therapeutic goals.  He understands that building a strong client/provider relationship is key to successful treatment and strives to create an honest, open and comfortable atmosphere to foster growth and healing. 

Education

Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences
Doctor of Nursing Practice

Specialties

  • Medication Management
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Mood disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Stress management
  • Life transitions
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • Military issues
Bridget  Famogun
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Bridget Famogun, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Bridget U. Famogun is a compassionate Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She holds a Master of Science degree as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan) PMHNP, and she is Board Certified. Before becoming PMHNP, Bridget was a Psychiatric Registered Nurse for eight years with a history of working in the hospital & clinical Trial care setting. Bridget completed her Master's in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Walden University and graduated with honors. 

Bridget earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia, in 2010, and has worked in the nursing field since then.

Bridget is skilled in Psychiatric Assessment, Psychiatric Diagnoses and Medication Management, Health Promotion, Crisis Intervention, Clinical Supervision, and Healthcare Management.

Bridget has a passion for working with vulnerable populations. She is a firm believer in a holistic approach to treating disturbances in mental health that can involve medication management, psychotherapy, and alternative treatment modalities. Additionally, Bridget is interested in working with patients with eating disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder, and talk therapy. Moreover, she is proficient in working with adult ADD, psychotic, mood, self-esteem, stress management, anger management, and anxiety disorders.

Bridget's main goal and focus as a PMHNP at Thriveworks is to grow and connect her knowledge and understanding of the brain's biology and interconnections, with the neuropathology of psychiatric illnesses and psychotherapy and prescriptive practice.

Education

Walden University
Master's in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

  • Medication Management
  • Psych Testing
  • Autism
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • CBT
Camille Brenke
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Camille Brenke, PMHNP

**Camille offers services in Spanish.

Philosophy of Care

Camille is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Virginia who has experience working with children and adults seeking help with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, psychosis and dementia. She completed her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University. She also holds a minor in Spanish and certificate in Community Engagement.

Camille is a culturally sensitive and queer-affirming provider. She has a special interest in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders as well as alternative and complementary medicines.

Camille seeks to establish a genuine relationship with you and collaborate on creating a treatment plan that is both evidence based and centered on you. It will focus on meeting your goals and improving quality of life.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master of Science

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders
  • Alternative and Complementary medicine
Casey White
Self Pay Rate: $99

Casey White, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Casey White is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Virginia. He has over 4 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults in outpatient, community, and educational settings. Casey specializes in ADHD, anger management, anxiety, communication, conflict resolution, depression, mood disorders, LGBTQ+ issues, life transitions, personality disorders, self-esteem, social skills, and trauma.

Casey received his Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from the University of Virginia. He completed his undergraduate studies in Psychology while attending the College of William and Mary. Casey strongly believes in the power of individuals to grow, heal, and overcome hardships and obstacles in their life in order to unlock their true potential.

Casey works to build a strong therapeutic alliance and sense of rapport with openness and humor and utilizes a mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioral approach to support individuals and families in making the necessary changes in their lives to create a life worth living. While not working, Casey enjoys exploring nature via hiking, camping, and kayaking, and plays online video games with his close friends.

Education

University of Virginia
Master's in Counselor Education

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Depression and Mood Disorders
  • LGBTQ+ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Personality disorders
  • Self-esteem
  • Social Skills
  • Trauma
Christopher Adcock Jr.
Self Pay Rate: $99

Christopher Adcock Jr., LCSW

Philosophy of Care 

Christopher "C.J." Adcock is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has over 5 years of experience providing social work therapeutic interventions to assist with those struggling with life’s challenges. C.J. has experience working with individuals in all walks of life from the emergency room to retirement communities, including those struggling with anxiety/depression, grief/bereavement, trauma, and caregiving for those with Alzheimer’s/dementia.

C.J. completed his Master of Social Work (MSW) at Virginia Commonwealth University and was trained as a clinician at MCV/VCU Health. He uses a strength-based approach when beginning therapy, working with the client to understand the resources they have in their own life and to reduce the anxiety that often comes with introspection. Unraveling the emotions that tangle within us is often the first step in understanding ourselves and the challenges that we wish to surpass. From this point we work on who the client wishes to be and plan how to get there.

C.J. is here to establish a nonjudgmental relationship where a client can open themselves up to better understand their weaknesses, strengths, desires, and passions. By beginning to self-reflect on these aspects, they can increase their own self-confidence about how to live their life. C.J. wishes to be the clinician supporting clients through this process.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Grief & Loss
  • Trauma
  • Caregiving for Individuals with Alzheimer’s/Dementia
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress Management
Crystal Miller-Williams
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Crystal Miller-Williams, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Crystal is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings over the last four years. Crystal has primarily served the community in school-based therapeutic programs to include group therapy, school-based outpatient, and individual therapy to provide support with ADHD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, trauma, grief/loss, and life stressors.

Crystal attended Liberty University where she received her Master of Arts in Professional Counseling. She utilizes an eclectic approach to counseling including techniques from cognitive-behavioral therapy, person-centered therapy, and faith-based counseling. Crystal has also administered clinical assessments for three years, helping children, adolescents, and adults connect with numerous mental health services.

Crystal enjoys providing support and encouragement to individuals from all walks of life to promote hope and healing. She has resided in the Lynchburg area for 12 years and enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.

Education

University of Michigan-Flint
MSN

Specialties

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Medication Management
Debra Morton
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Debra Morton, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Debra Robbins Morton is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has 23 years of experience providing mental health therapy and medication management. As a nurse Debra has delivered babies, taught childbirth and parenting, and cared for various medical troubles.

Debra completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at the University of Virginia, her Master of Social Work (MSW) at Norfolk State University, her Master of Science in Nursing as Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN-FNP) at Old Dominion University, and her PMHNP at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Debra’s patients are grateful for her calm, supportive, and informed style of teaching them everything they will need to attain their best mental health.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
PMHNP

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Sleep or Insomnia
Elizabeth Elizabeth Onyejekwe
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Elizabeth Onyejekwe, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Elizabeth Onyejekwe is a Board Certified psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Virginia with prescriptive authority. She is trained in psychiatry across the lifespan, and has 7 years of experience in working with adults aged 18 years and above, with behavioral and mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and ADHD. She received her Bachelor in Nursing Science at Grand Canyon University and Masters in Nursing/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Walden University. Elizabeth provides medication management and counseling to mental health clients. With more than two decades of experience in patient care, Elizabeth applies evidence-based practice in psychiatric medication management to ensure that each of her clients receive excellent treatment for the best possible outcome. She treats her clients with compassion, dignity, and respect, and enjoys helping them to become the best version of themselves. Elizabeth cares about your overall well-being. She seeks to build rapport and collaborate with you in managing your medications, so that you are empowered to live the life you desire, to the fullest. She has a flexible schedule to accommodate each individual, unique needs. She is a member of ANA, APNA and Sigma Theta Tau Society.

Education

Walden University
MSN, PMHNP

Specialties

  • Mood Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Stress Management
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • PTSD
  • ADHD
Elizabeth Eunjin Pak
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Elizabeth Pak, PMHNP

**Elizabeth offers services in English, Spanish, and Korean

Philosophy of Care

Elizabeth Pak is a multi-lingual (English, Spanish, and Korean) Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the state of Virginia She has experience working with adults seeking treatment for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, psychosis, among other mental health conditions. Elizabeth is well versed in conducting psychiatric evaluations, prescribing medications and managing follow up care. She has worked in a community mental health clinic serving the Latino population in Philadelphia.

Prior to becoming a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Elizabeth worked as a Registered Nurse for 4 years on a transplant and bariatric surgery unit at Penn Medicine. She completed her Bachelor's degree and Master's degree in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania. Elizabeth is of Korean ethnicity but also has a heart for Latino and Brazilian cultures.

Elizabeth believes in the importance of holistic care that is individually tailored. She believes that the optimal care and treatment comes from collaboration among the individual, family members, prescriber, therapist and others. She values working together with the individual as a team to identify the correct diagnosis and treatment plan. It is Elizabeth’s goal to enable individuals to reach their true potential and live a purposeful life. As a Christian, Elizabeth understands the value and impact of spirituality in one’s overall well being, as well.

Education

University of Pennsylvania
Master's in Nursing

Specialties

  • Psychiatric evaluation & Medication management
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Psychosis
  • Insomnia
Fawn Workman
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Fawn Workman, APRN, FNP-C, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Fawn Workman is a dual-board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Virginia, and has more than 20 years of nursing experience in providing biopsychosocial care to patients and families of all ages and stages. Fawn’s experience as both a ‘physical’ and ‘mental’ health NP assists her in her holistic approach to care.  She completed her Bachelors in Nursing at Liberty University, and both her Master’s in Nursing degree (FNP) and post-master’s psychiatry specialization (PMHNP) at Frontier Nursing University. 

Fawn desires to work with you to develop a plan for treatment. She prescribes medication, when appropriate, as an add-on to non-medication therapies. These may include (as indicated and accepted by you): counseling and behavioral therapies; lifestyle, social, spiritual, and self-care needs; consideration of possible underlying medical/ health needs and conditions that can contribute to symptoms (in collaboration with your medical care providers); meditation/ prayer; and other therapies. 

Fawn recognizes that most people, at some point, have rough patches in life. Seeking help is not a sign of weakness. She encourages you to reach out and discuss the issues that are most important to you on your path towards mental wellness, and together help you realize and strengthen your abilities, and work towards meeting your goals.

Education

Frontier Nursing University
Master's in Nursing and Post Master's Psychiatry Specialization

Specialties

  • Medication management
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Women’s mental health
  • Special interest in Tourette’s Syndrome
Germaine Kelley-Pope
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Germaine Kelley-Pope, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Germaine is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner certified to provide mental health and substance abuse services to patients across the lifespan. She has over 12 years of experience working as a nurse in the mental health specialty. She has special interest in mood disorders, anxiety, ADHD, PTSD and substance use disorders. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing and her Master of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University. She is a member of American Psychiatric Nurses Association, the American Nurses Association, and the Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society.

As a dedicated and compassionate provider, she provides patient centered care that respects each patient's unique physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and environmental strengths and challenges. She works with patients to explore the root cause of problems and the best treatment plan for meeting the patient’s goal. This can include medications, psychotherapy or combination of both.

Life is full of challenges that can be difficult to overcome without inner strength, effective coping skills, and a good support system. Germaine strives to provide every patient with the support, skills, and unconditional respect they need as they embark on their journey to wellness and recovery.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master's in Nursing

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Sleep Disorder
Isoke Griffin
Self Pay Rate: $99

Isoke Griffin, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Isoke Griffin is a Resident Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC-R) with 14 years of experience working with children, teenagers, and adults to help them manage the effects of depression, chronic anxiety, PTSD, panic disorder, OCD, Anger, Grief, and ADHD.

Isoke earned her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling from South University. Her goal is to assist individuals with finding their passion in life, removing obstacles, and learning to live a life of integrity and purpose. She utilizes a variety of holistic approaches, including cognitive behavioral therapy, stress management, mindfulness, play therapy, mood management, anxiety reduction, and stresses empowerment. In her own words, "You do not find a happy life—you make it."

Isoke's eclectic approach and warm personality will make it easier for you to work through the tough issues that are troubling you most. With her expert guidance, you can team together to create a personalized treatment plan that addresses your needs with confidence and professionalism.

Education

Masters in Mental Health Counseling
South University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
Jaclyn Boykin
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jaclyn Boykin, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Jaclyn Boykin is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has 5 years of experience working with adults, children, families, couples, and the military who are seeking help with depression, anxiety, life transitions, relationship issues, parenting, and serious mental illness.

Jaclyn completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology at Troy University and her Master of Science (MS) in Clinical Psychology at Walden University. She is currently working towards her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Counseling Education and Supervision at Walden University. Jaclyn utilizes individualized, strength-based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness-based, solution focused, and emotionally focused approaches to therapy. She works to maintain the creativity, flexibility, and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual, couple, and family.

Jaclyn strives to develop and maintain a warm and caring relationship with you in order to support in building on your strengths. She provides encouragement and direction towards meeting your goals and identifying balance to address life’s challenges.

Education

Walden University
Master's in Clinical Psychology

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Parenting 
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief & Loss
  • ADHD
  • Serious Mental Illness
Jacob Caflisch
Self Pay Rate: $99

Jacob Caflisch, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Jacob Caflisch is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with 3 years of experience providing therapy to adolescents, adults, couples, and families struggling with stress, burnout, anxiety, depression, and trauma. Jacob is also ready to provide therapeutic care to individuals, couples, family members of and in the LGBTQ+ community, and those questioning their sexual identity.  Jacob completed his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and earned a Master of Arts in Counseling at Regent University in Virginia Beach. 

Jacob believes strong rapport and a collaborative approach are two critical elements of the therapeutic process. Jacob utilizes a trauma-informed, solution & emotion focused approach, and cognitive behavioral techniques. Jacob strives to be flexible and maintain an open dialogue to meet the needs of every unique individual, couple, and family. 

Outside of work, Jacob enjoys a variety of activities including: visiting amusement parks, adventures in baking, exploring new cities, and hiking trails.  

Education

University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire
Regent University

Specialties

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Burnout and Stress management
  • LGBTQ+ and families
  • Trauma
Johanna Hunt
Self Pay Rate: $99

Johanna Hunt, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

For over ten years, Johanna has supported clients with a wide range of needs. She has worked with individuals who have diagnoses such as depression, anxiety, mood disorders, intellectual disabilities, substance use disorders, and psychotic disorders. She supports her clients through challenges such as life transitions, relationships, health issues, and grief.  Johanna received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Augsburg College in Minneapolis MN, and her Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. 

Depending on each client’s unique challenges and preferences, Johanna uses techniques such as motivational interviewing, mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy.  She provides insight, perspective, resources, and encouragement to best support her clients toward their goals. She helps clients learn firsthand that taking what may feel like a tiny step is what often leads to remarkable changes in their lives. 

Johanna believes that building a trusting relationship is essential in therapy.  Throughout the therapeutic process, she works with clients to ensure their needs are being met, and to identify together the next areas of focus. She strives to build this foundation with clients in a manner that is open-minded, kind, and nonjudgmental.  

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Life Transitions
  • Parenting challenges
  • Relationship issues
  • Stress Management
  • Self-Esteem
  • Mood Disorders
  • Grief
Kate Fordham
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kate Fordham, LCSW

Philosophy of Care 

Kate Fordham is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who has experience providing clinical care to adults. Kate has worked with populations including individuals experiencing anxiety and depression, individuals experiencing life adjustments, survivors of human trafficking, and adults experiencing serious mental illness.

Kate completed both her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Psychology and her Master of Social Work (MSW) with honors at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Kate seeks to create a caring therapeutic relationship with you in which you can grow and increase your strengths. She uses an empathic, collaborative, strengths-based, and cognitive-behavioral approach. Kate believes that everyone is deserving of individualized care and accepts and supports people of all backgrounds and identities.

Education 

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Stress Management 
  • Personal Growth 
  • Life Adjustments
Katherine Hughes
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Katherine Hughes, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Katherine Hughes is a dual, board-certified Nurse practitioner with specialties in family and psychiatric mental health. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Georgetown University in 1996, her masters in family specialty in 2012 from George Mason University, her post master's certificate in psychiatric mental health specialty in 2019 from George Mason University and her doctorate from Maryville University in 2015.

Katherine's goal is to build a collaborative relationship with patients, listen to their unique needs and implement a plan that affects positive change. She utilizes a combination of medication management and psychotherapy when necessary, implementing cognitive behavioral, mindfulness and solution focused therapy techniques. As a nurse practitioner, Katherine looks at and values the whole person when considering treatment goals.

Education

George Mason University
Maryville University

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Insomnia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dementia
Kathleen Roberts
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kathleen Roberts, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Kathleen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia who has over 6 years of experience working with individuals who have experienced domestic and sexual violence, childhood abuse, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, grief, and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). She recognizes each individual brings his or her own unique experiences and perspectives to therapy and tailors each session to the individual.

Kathleen obtained her bachelor's degree in social work from Longwood University and her Masters of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), which is a therapeutic modality for working through trauma. She also incorporates mindfulness, relational, and strengths-based approaches in her work with each individual. In addition, Kathleen enjoys a collaborative relationship with her clients, so each client feels empowered to reach his or her goals.

If you are looking to take the next step in your journey toward healing, Kathleen will be honored to walk alongside you. She recognizes the courage needed to start therapy and will provide a space that feels safe and warm to work through life’s stressors.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master's of Social Work

Specialties

  • Panic Counseling
  • Phobia Counseling
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • PTSD
  • EDMR
  • CBT
  • Academic and Work Issues
Kelly Hopkins
Self Pay Rate: $99

Kelly Hopkins, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Kelly Hopkins is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia, and she holds certifications in the areas of substance use disorders and trauma.  Kelly has 13 years of experience in a variety of settings in the behavioral health field, working with culturally diverse populations with mood disorders, personality disorders, and addictions.  Kelly completed her Bachelor of Arts from Longwood University and she received her Master of Science in Rehabilitation Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Kelly utilizes a combination of therapeutic approaches tailored to each individual’s needs.  These include person-centered, trauma-informed, cognitive behavioral, dialectal behavioral, motivational interviewing, and interpersonal.

Kelly looks forward to developing a collaborative relationship with you to build upon your strengths and work towards improving your quality of life.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master's in Rehabilitation Counseling

Specialties

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Gender Specific Issues
Landon Sheriff
Self Pay Rate: $99

Landon Sheriff, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Landon Sheriff is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Virginia with 10 years of experience with adults and children who are seeking assistance managing: depression, anxiety, life changes, family issues, autism, urges to self-harm, suicidality, trauma, and the transition and ongoing difficulty with adoption and foster care.  Landon received his Master of Arts from Liberty University in Professional Counseling and in Marriage and Family Therapy.

Landon specializes in a cognitive-behavioral approach to therapy that focuses on how you view and interpret information, what it tells you, and how your interpretation affects how you feel, think, and what you do.  The focus of this form of therapy is to learn how to filter and process information in a way that breeds confidence, awareness, and clearer thinking.

Landon seeks to build a genuine and warm relationship with you in order to empower you to reach your goals and to live the best life you can.  Landon’s philosophy on the counseling relationship focuses on collaboration as you have the power to make great strides towards your goals and dreams.

Education

Liberty University
Master's in Professional Counseling

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Self-harm/Suicidal thoughts
  • Family issues
  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Autism/Intellectual Disabilities
Lydia Sharp
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Lydia Sharp, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Lydia Sharp is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner (PMHNP-BC) from Virginia, with 5 years of experience assisting children, adolescents, and adults with such issues as anxiety, depression, ADHD, mood disorders, anger problems, and other complex psychiatric conditions.

Lydia earned her Master's degree in Nursing Education. She previously served over 26 years in the military in a variety of patient settings such as Medical-Surgical Nursing and Perioperative Nursing (Walter Reed Army Hospital), and as a Nurse Administrator serving in Army Combat Support Hospitals located in California and Fort Bragg, and much more. She also gained direct psychiatric experience and knowledge by working in a Behavioral Health Service Community Health Clinic, which was also part of a behavioral school for troubled youths.

Lydia will prescribe and manage medications, diagnose and assess psychiatric problems, identify health goals, record symptoms and problems, provide therapeutic treatment, and educate clients and their families about mental health. Partner with Lydia to find the treatment methods that work best for you.

Education

Regis College
PMHNP

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Women's Issues
Mary Ellen Patton
Self Pay Rate: $99

Mary Ellen Patton, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Mary Ellen Patton is an LCSW, licensed in both Virginia and Kentucky, who started her career in Nursing in 1979.

Since starting in this field, her clinical focus has been: Depression, Anxiety, Addictions, PTSD, Grief and Loss and Life Stressors. She has been in the field for 30 years and is a compassionate person with a desire to help people.

Her counseling approach combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy and Stress Management. She is a collaborative and goal focused clinician who understands that you are the expert in your own life and will work with you to tailor treatment to meet your unique and specific needs

Education

Norfolk State University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Relationships
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • PTSD
  • EDMR
Meghan Rise
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Meghan Rise, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Meghan Rise is a licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in the state of Virginia who has been working in psychiatric care since 2013. Meghan has worked in many different capacities as a mental health provider including working with adults, children, and families across the lifespan. She received her Bachelor of Science and her Master of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. 

Meghan is highly experienced in medication management and treatment for clients struggling with depression, anxiety, and mood disorders, as well as a variety of individual mental health disorders. She believes medication is a tool to help cope with mental health disorders and can be highly effective when paired with other treatments such as therapy. 

Meghan’s strength is listening to your needs and finding solutions to help meet your goals. She aims to build a warm and respectful partnership with each of her clients. She looks forward to working with you!

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master's in Nursing

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety disorders (Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder, OCD, and PTSD)
  • Bipolar and Mood Disorders 
  • ADHD 
  • Postpartum Depression / Anxiety
  • Grief / Adjustment Disorders
Micky Greene
Self Pay Rate: $99

Micky Greene, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Micky Greene is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) who strives to create a safe, nonjudgmental space for each person she serves. Micky has experience treating a diverse range of diagnoses and life challenges such as trauma, PTSD, depression, anxiety, anger issues, dysfunctional relationships, and LGBTQ+ issues. She tailors her approach to meet the needs of adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families.

Micky earned her Master's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. She uses a trauma-informed, strengths-based approach to build a genuine relationship with her clients. Mickey also utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and interpersonal psychotherapy to meet each client’s unique needs. She specializes in treating survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence. While she enjoys working with the LGBTQ+ community, Micky sincerely welcomes all clients.

No matter what your struggles may be, Micky will bring her warm and calming presence to each session. She has an authentic desire to understand and connect with the real you, and she is excited to help you become the person that you want to be.

Education

Virginia Commonwealth University
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Sexual violence
  • Intimate partner violence
  • LGBTQ+ issues
  • Depression
  • Self-harm
  • Anxiety
  • Women’s issues
  • Adjustment/Stress management
  • Self-esteem
Rebecca Smith
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Rebecca Smith, PMHNP-BC

Philosophy of Care

Rebecca Smith is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) who has experience treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders in children, teens, and adults who are suffering from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and psychotic disorders.

Rebecca graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, where she received her Master's degree in Nursing. Her clinical career then took her on a journey throughout the healthcare system, from inpatient neurology to compliance. She has experience managing the care of everyone from young children to older adults with psychiatric and mental health disorders. Rebecca has trained and worked in a variety of settings including in-patient psychiatry, psychiatric ER/crisis intervention, consultation services, and outpatient psychiatry.

Rebecca believes in a holistic approach in caring for clients by combining biological, psychological, social, and spiritual elements of mental health care. In addition, she believes it takes collaboration with her clients to meet the needs of their desired treatment outcomes. Her clients, from all diverse backgrounds and cultures, trust her and appreciate the empathy she provides as she works with them in making informed decisions for their plan of care. In her words: "I am here to guide your mental-health wellness journey." Team up with Rebecca to start addressing your mental health needs with a personalized treatment plan.

Education

Masters Degree in Nursing
Virginia Commonwealth University

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Adolescents
  • Stress
Rebekah Jordan
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-ups

Rebekah Jordan, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Rebekah Jordan is a dual certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health and Family Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP and FNP) in Virginia and Maryland with over eight years of experience. She started out as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Neurology, Pain Management, and Internal Medicine quickly realizing that there was a lack of understanding and availability of care for patients with mental health challenges. She went back to school to obtain a second master’s has a PMHNP at Duke University allowing her to advance her scope of care and help reduce the access shortages to mental health care. 

As a PMHNP, Rebekah continues to be a patient advocate to further reduce the Stigma of Mental Health with special interest in women’s mental health, PTSD, and ADHD care. She utilizes a combination of pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches.  Her non-pharmacological approaches include cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based modalities. 

Rebekah utilizes her broad experience as a Navy Veteran, FNP, and mom to provide a partnership with her patients and their families to help them achieve their goals and knowledge. She is taking new patients.

Education 

Duke University
MSN Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Specialties

  • Depression
  • PTSD
  • Trauma
  • ADHD
  • Post-Partum Depression 
  • Substance Abuse with her suboxone waiver 
  • Women’s Health Complexities such as perimenopause and menopause changes 
  • End of Life Transitions 

 

Robert O'Byrne
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake $149: Follow-up

Robert O’Byrne, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care 

Robert O’Byrne is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner (PMHNP) with more than 17 years of professional experience working with adults and seniors who are seeking assistance in coping with stress, anxiety, depression, ADHD, chronic fatigue, familial conflict, chronic illness, life transitional difficulties, and much more.

Robert earned his Bachelor's degree in Nursing from the University of Florida and his Master's degree in Nursing from the University of Virginia. As a Nurse Practitioner, he has worked in both the acute care setting (inpatient) as well the outpatient settings. Robert served in the Navy for 25 years practicing as a clinician, as well as holding a variety of leadership roles that include Director of Mental Health and Medical Director.

Robert strives to offer every client an unprecedented level of personalized treatment, creating individualized plans that seek to address every client's specific needs. With Robert's assistance, you'll start working together towards a better quality of life with psychiatric care from Thriveworks.

Education

University of Virginia
Master's in Nursing

Specialties:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
Setera Stevens
Self Pay Rate: $99

Setera Stevens, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Setera Stevens, a current Resident in Counseling, is pursuing her license in VA, with 14 years of experience working in mental health. An initial focus on residential treatment for individuals living with developmental disabilities, her passion is working within community-based care, serving all populations in all situations. Setera is a culturally sensitive and queer-affirming provider. 

Setera completed her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Longwood University in 2018. Setera wants to help individuals with mental health issues on a short-term or extended basis tailored to life’s circumstances. 

Setera believes anyone can fulfill their goals and have a quality of life. She provides a safe place for healing, mistakes, and awareness necessary to assist individuals in achieving their goals. For this reason, she utilizes a strengths-based, person-centered approach when working with individuals. Setera is skilled in cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and solution-focused techniques proven to aid individuals in improving their quality of life. 

Education

Master of Science Mental Health Counseling
Longwood University 

Specialties

  • Depression/Anxiety and other mood related issues
  • Health/Medical Problems
  • LGTBTQ
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Stress management
  • Life transitions
  • African-American Therapy
Shayna Sweezy
Self Pay Rate: $99

Shayna Sweezy, LPCA

Philosophy of Care 

Shayna (she/her) is a Resident in Counseling (RIC) in the state of Virginia who specializes in depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, trauma- and stressor-related disorders, bipolar disorders, and more. Making the choice to attend therapy is often a significant step, and Shayna strives to create an environment where her clients feel safe and comfortable expressing themselves without judgment.

Shayna supports and guides her clients through the therapy process, and her clinical experience working with diverse groups of clients informs her understanding that each person has unique needs and treatment goals.There are multiple evidence-based approaches Shayna utilizes to help her clients manage and process life’s challenges. Her holistic approach to therapy acknowledges the complexities of each situation with the aim of increasing self-awareness and self-confidence.

Shayna understands that there are external factors that impact clients, which is why she believes in promoting social justice within the therapeutic relationship and her professional development. Shayna continually strives to increase her multicultural competencies through her work with clients, diverse communities, and continuing education training. Let’s take the next step!

Education

Wake Forest University
Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling 

Specialties

  • Depressive Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders (social anxiety, performance anxiety, phobias, panic disorder) 
  • Trauma- and Stressor-Related Disorders (PTSD, acute stress/adjustment disorder) 
  • Multicultural Counseling 
  • Bipolar and Related Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders (OCD, body dysmorphia, hoarding) 
  • Family Counseling (divorce counseling, family therapy, parent coaching)
  • Relationship counseling (premarital counseling, marriage counseling)
  • Grief & loss 
  • Work-life balance
Tiffany Jenkins
Self Pay Rate: $99

Tiffany Jenkins, Resident in Counseling

Philosophy of Care

Tiffany Jenkins is a Resident in Counseling who specializes in treating anxiety, anger, and life transitions in adults. Tiffany has over 15 years of experience providing individual and group services as well as completing assessments.

Tiffany completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) in Human Services Counseling at Old Dominion University and her Master of Arts (MA) in Professional Counseling at Liberty University.

Tiffany seeks to collaborate with you toward meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you desire. She will create a personalized treatment plan that meets your specific needs, utilizing person-centered, strength-based, cognitive behavioral, and solution-focused approaches to therapy.

Education

Liberty University
Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • Anger
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Family Conflict
  • Life Transitions
  • Mental Stress
  • Parenting, Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Self Esteem
  • Stress
Uche Umejei
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Uche Umejei, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Uche Umejei is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and is licensed in the State of Virginia with over 20 years’ experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  She has been working in Mental Health and Behavioral Services for over 10 years.  She is experienced in treating adults with both medical and mental illnesses.  Being both Family and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, she applies integrative health care model in dealing with her patients.

Uche completed her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Norfolk State University, Master’s degree at Hampton University as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctorate degree at Old Dominion University, all in Virginia.  She completed her Post Master’s degree at the University of New Hampshire as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, (PMHNP).  In her training as a PMHNP, she acquired extensive knowledge with children’s and adults’ mental health care such as ADHD, anxiety, depression, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Bipolar disorder, substance abuse and Insomnia.

Uche focuses on evaluating and diagnosing patients, along with treating them with psychotherapies. She prescribes medications and focuses on a holistic approach to healthcare. She diagnoses mental health issues, including substance abuse, depression, PTSD, Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, anxiety disorder for both adults and children. With you working with her, she will be able to manage your mental illness and get you back to living your normal life. She is responsible for assessing your mental health status by studying your medical history, performing comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and identify risk factors that might be affecting your mental health. She manages your medications and ensures that your medications are accomplishing their intended job and also manage whatever side effects they may have.

She is compassionate and empathetic.  She educates and informs patients and their families about mental health issues and steps they can take to boost their care.  She takes care of mental illness of patients ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics and all people between.  She determines most effective plan of care by utilizing the knowledge of psychotherapy modalities and psychopharmacology, and in collaboration with other professionals to provide the best treatment for the patient.  She feels rewarded when she sees the changes and growth in her patients that she has facilitated.

Education

Hampton University
Family Nurse Practitioner

Old Dominion University
Doctorate

Specialties

  • ADHD for both children and adult
  • Anxiety disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Insomnia
  • Eating disorder
Vanessa Cumber
Self Pay Rate: $99

Vanessa Cumber, LMHC

Philosophy of Care

Vanessa Cumber is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH13323) who obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida in 2000 and then went on to graduate with honors with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2012.

Vanessa has extensive experience working with adults and children in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Vanessa has worked with individuals with depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, addictions, trauma and chronic mental illness. Vanessa has a passion for helping individuals move towards change to increase ability to cope with and manage stressors and to resolve past trauma when it is present. Vanessa enjoys working with individuals as well as couples and families.

Education

Palm Beach Atlantic University
Master of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology

Specialties

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Chronic mental illness
  • Trauma
  • Addictions
  • Stress Management
  • Crisis Intervention
Stephanie Valeri
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Stephanie Valeri, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Stephanie Valeri is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) who has spent over 12 years as a nurse emphasizing the importance of therapeutic communication, empathy, and patient education. Stephanie has spent her time as a PMHNP focusing on treatment of multiple disorders across the lifespan. She understands that she is not just treating symptoms, but a person with a past, present, and future. Stephanie feels in helping patients understand their diagnosis and treatment options; they can make the best treatment decisions for themselves.

Stephanie completed her bachelor's degree in Psychology at Virginia Tech and then her Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN). She has returned to her love of behavioral health and completed her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at Gonzaga University. Stephanie believes in developing a strong therapeutic relationship where there is open communication and time for questions so the patient feels comfortable when they leave the appointment with their plan of care, and understands the next steps if this plan is not effective.

Stephanie believes a therapeutic relationship is the foundation of a strong treatment plan. In this line of thinking she takes the time to listen and understand the patient's history so that she can understand not just where they are now, but how they got here. Stephanie then works to help her patients meet their own goals for their future through medication management and therapeutic techniques.

Education

Gonzaga University
Master's in Nursing

Specialties

  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Insomnia and other sleep disturbances
  • Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Bipolar I and II
  • Social Anxiety
  • Smoking Cessation
Afua Ayim
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Afua Ayim, PMHNP, DNP

Philosophy of Care

Afua is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the state of Virginia. She has 15 years of experience in nursing and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice. Afua acknowledges that each patient is a unique individual and should be treated as such. She engages with you to work together to achieve desired goals of treatment while respecting your preferences as the patient.  She works to provide patients and families with accurate and detailed information about their diagnosis to empower them to participate in their care.

Education 

George Mason University
DNP

Specialties

  • Ages 18+
  • Medication Management
Kate Hanselman
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Kate Hanselman, PMHNP

Philosophy of Care

Kate Hanselman is a Board-Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC) with over 10 years of professional experience working with adults and seniors who are dealing with a wide variety of issues, including family conflict, transgender issues, grief, sexual orientation issues, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, anger issues, dysfunctional relationships, ADHD, behavioral issues, women’s issues, and more.

Kate earned a Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Science from King’s College London. With over a decade of experience in mental health as a nurse, a first responder in New York, and a health professions educator, she is particularly passionate about working with health care workers, educators, and those in the helping professions. She has a unique familiarity with the challenges particular to these roles. Especially now, with the pandemic increasing stressors and diminishing opportunities for coping, everyone needs and deserves a little extra help.

As a PMHNP, Kate prioritizes a collaborative, creative approach. She offers honed clinical expertise, a dynamic set of tools including medication and therapy, and a firm belief that each person is the expert on their own life. Kate provides thorough, holistic care by using CBT, trauma-informed, solution-focused, and mindful approaches to better understand and target the root causes of distress. You do not have to struggle alone. Whether you’re looking for support with an ongoing issue, or this is your first time seeking help, Kate will meet you where you are, and together you’ll decide on a plan that fits your needs.

Education

King’s College London
Master’s in Science

Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • ADHD
  • PTSD and trauma
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Depression
  • Stress management
  • Life transitions
  • Grief & Loss
  • OCD
  • Insomnia/sleep issues
  • Coping skills
  • Women’s Issues
  • Relationship Issues
  • Stress
  • Medication Management
  • School Issues
  • Transgender
  • Parenting
  • LGBTQ+
Chinyere Ugwanyi
Self Pay Rate: $199: Intake
$149: Follow-up

Chinyere Ugwanyi, DNP, PMHNP

Chinyere is a Board Certified licensed, Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a BSN degree from Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA, an MSN degree from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA—all with honors. Chinyere has 13 years of healthcare experience with 12 years of that as a psychiatric nurse and 7 years of experience as a nurse practitioner, providing psychiatric evaluation, treatment and medication management to patients with varying degrees of mental illness, in inpatient/outpatient settings. In addition, Chinyere has worked in a major community mental health system alongside nursing homes and feels comfortable working with a variety of mental and behavioral health conditions, including serious mental illnesses She has expertise in treating mainly adult patients, but can work with adolescent patients as well. She treats patients with disorders that include anxiety, depression, personality disorders, ADHD, PTSD, substance abuse, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

Chinyere’s approach to care of her patients is straightforward and clear. She is very professional, caring, respectful and strives to offer personalized mental health services. Chinyere seeks to build a lasting therapeutic relationship with you, while showing empathy with listening ears to your mental health concerns.

Chinyere’s goal is to provide every patient with the highest quality care while empowering them to live a successful, fulfilled life, alongside being in control of their mental health.

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It was my esteemed pleasure to have worked with Ashley Groeper at Liberty University where she touched the hearts and minds of countless individuals. As a former colleague, I witnessed firsthand her unrelenting dedication and compassion for the plight of anyone in need. Ashley creatively applied her impressive intellect in search of effective and innovative ways to serve the needs of others and the community at large. Even in the rare occasions when an answer eluded her, she simply would not stop searching until she found it! I am fully persuaded that Ashley's positive outlook and intense desire to help people become the best version of themselves will allow her to partner with her clients in engaging ways. This will not only provide them with a trustworthy confidante, knowledge, and resources, but will also empower them with the confidence to be excited about their future and to become change agents in their own destiny! If you are looking for a competant professional counselor who will give you the respect and dignity you deserve, listen without judgment, someone who will never sacrifice quality for quantity, and has an unwavering commitment to helping you make sense out of life again, you will have found all that and more in Ashley Groeper!
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