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Find a Therapist at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach

Many of us think about the possibility of working with a therapist or counselor—but we don’t follow through with scheduling an appointment. Why? Often because of everything else we have going on: work, family, bills, and other responsibilities. It’s hard enough finding the time to go to work each day, spend time with our family and friends, pay the bills, and fulfill all of our other responsibilities. But what we forget is that our mental health should be at the top of our list of important responsibilities.

One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is to listen to each other’s stories.”

Rebecca Falls

Our mental health is what enables us to fulfill and enjoy every area of life, including our career, our relationships, and more. If you’re interested in how a therapist, counselor, psychiatrist, psychologist, or life coach could help you find greater health, happiness, or fulfillment in life, reach out to Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach. We can set you up with a professional who can provide depression therapy, family therapy, marriage counseling, life coaching, grief counseling, or another service. Whatever it is you need help with, Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach can assist you. Call us today to set up an in-person or online therapy appointment in VA Beach, VA.

Can I Benefit from Therapy or Counseling?

At Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach, we offer a variety of services to best help our clients, including individual therapy, marriage counseling, cognitive behavioral therapy, child therapy, addiction counseling, and more. Our providers have unique skillsets and sufficient experience.

Is there an obstacle in your way that’s threatening your health or happiness? The licensed therapists and counselors at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach help clients with the following:

  • Mental illnesses, like depression or anxiety
  • Relationship problems, like jealousy or a breakup
  • A low self-esteem
  • Loneliness or isolation
  • Work or career stress
  • Lack of success or fulfillment
  • Difficult parenting decisions
  • The death or loss of a loved one

The above is a list of common issues addressed in therapy, but whatever it is you are dealing with, a therapist, counselor, or life coach at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach will do their best to help you understand, address, and manage the issue. Call us today to get set up with one of our providers.

How Do Mental Health Services Work?

If you’re new to this whole therapy thing, you’re probably wondering how it works and what you should expect from the experience. Here’s the truth: Every experience in therapy is different! Your therapist or counselor will come up with a customized treatment plan based on your specific goals and needs. That being said, it will likely involve: discussing the challenge(s) at hand, learning to cope with or manage these challenges, and taking general steps to live an overall better life.

Don’t worry: It’s okay to feel nervous or hesitant to begin therapy. But you should know that taking this leap and deciding to work with a therapist can be life-changing. We’ve found that many clients only wish they had scheduled a therapy appointment earlier in life! So, if you’ve been thinking about working with a therapist, counselor, or clinical psychologist, give Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach a call today.

Here’s a list of the main mental health services offered at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach:

Through counseling, therapy, and/or psychiatry services, we help with a range of mental health conditions and other challenges, including:

Our providers — from therapists/counselors to clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and nurse practitioners — specialize in a range of counseling approaches, but they’ll cater your treatment to your unique preferences and needs. They might utilize:

Schedule an Appointment with a Licensed Thriveworks Psychiatrist

If you’re struggling with a mood disorder, personality disorder, substance abuse, or another mental health issue, psychiatric counseling may offer the help you need. A psychiatrist is a medical doctor that can take mental and physical factors into account when it comes to diagnosis and treatment.

Treating mental and emotional disorders may involve a combination of psychotherapy (talk therapy) and medication, which a psychiatrist can prescribe as a medical doctor. Talk therapy involves expressing your thoughts and emotions to a mental health professional who can listen and provide helpful input.

If you’d like to speak to a licensed psychiatrist, Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach is standing by.

Work with a Therapist, Counselor, Psychiatrist, or Psychologist at Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach

At Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach, our mission is to help people live happy, successful lives. We set out to accomplish this mission by partnering these individuals up with a skilled, qualified, and caring mental health professional. As we mentioned earlier, we have depression counselors, couples therapists, marriage counselors, life coaches, online counselors, and therapists with other specialties who are eager to help you!

Scheduling an appointment with Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach is a simple process. Simply give us a call and speak with one of our scheduling specialists. They will help you find a day and time that is convenient for you to come in for your first session! We can also get you scheduled for an virtual counseling appointment. Rest assured that we have extended hours, including evening and weekend appointments, to best serve all of our clients.

We hope to hear from you soon and can’t wait to meet you!

Where Is Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach Located?

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach is located at 509 Old Great Neck Rd #203, Virginia Beach, VA 23454, between Trevor Rd and Kenstock Dr.

If you have trouble finding our office or have any questions about how to get here, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

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People Love Our Providers!

Overall Rating: 5★★★★★ based on 17 5 1 17 reviews. See all reviews
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John McAnulty

John McAnulty is by far the best counselor that I have ever experienced. He is kind, compassionate and caring. He heard every word I would say and gave me so many tools that I use to this day to cope with my past struggles. He takes his time to not only listen, but to respond in the most caring way. I will forever be grateful for all he did for my family and I.
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Grief Counselor

John McAnulty is a compassionate and caring counselor. Very understanding. I highly recommend him to anyone.
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Compassion at its best

I’ve known John McAnulty for several years now. He is a compassionate man and is extremely skilled in putting you at ease in the very first meeting. He helped my husband (and myself) through a very rough time. I am forever grateful to him
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John was so kind and compassionate . He thoroughly helped me walk through my grief issues in a sensitive and kind manner . I was so grateful for his caring a and compassion at such a very trying Time
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John Mcanulty

John has not only been my counselor for many years but a true friend. He has great empathy for others especially people suffering from substance abuse. I have had hundreds of hours of counseling over the years and John would be my unequivocal top pick.
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It is very easy communicating with John McAnulty. He is empathetic and nonjudgmental. His understanding nature allows a peaceful sense of gratification.
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John McAnulty is an excellent counselor!

John McAnulty is extremely compassionate. I couldn't of asked for a better counselor. He really helped put my mind at ease. I just wanted to Thank him again.
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Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision

Liz Malin is such a hard-working and caring therapist who is constantly trying to improve her practices.
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Stefanie Newman is a very understanding therapist and is always available to listen to my needs and concerns.
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This review is specifically for Stefanie Newman. I have had the pleasure of working with Ms. Newman, on several occasions, and she is compassionate and is understanding individual. She is always willing to be helpful. She is a cool therapist and a overall wonderful person.
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Feeeling Powerful

Ashly is warm, mindful, positive, nonjudgmental, and honors each person throughout the session. She creates a safe environment that promotes reflection, empathy, compassion, active listening, and growth. You will leave each session feeling stronger, empowered, and with more clarity. Ashly makes you feel that your more than just a name in her appointment book, your a person.
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Counseling with Keshanda Garland

My session with Ms. Garland focused on identifying my life events and how they impacted how I previously dealt with diagnosed type 1 bipolar disorder. She listened and engaged with me as I vocalized my immediate fear and overwhelming stressors. Ms. Garland sat with me to customize coping skills for my triggers, including mania during parenting young children and going through a divorce. I have more confidence in how I’ll handle these problems with continuing with the aid of my prescriptions medicines. Thank you! Highly recommend for a compassionate and personal experience.
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Keshanda was very professional and helpful! I would definitely recommend her!
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Mandy Donnelly

I was Mandy's supervisor as she was starting her venture as a newly licensed therapist. You would never know Mandy was just beginning. She has an ease and approach that all of her clients and co-workers responded to with delight. She has an amazing, confident air that is refreshing as a supervisor and receptive as a client. She is a breath of fresh air and you are lucky to have her!
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James Martin, LPC

I highly recommend James Martin, LPC, at the VB Great Neck location. He is an empathetic listener who will give you tools that actually work to overcome challenges and situations in your life. I had both in-person and online counseling with James and I can see real, positive changes as a result - so worth it!
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Review for Mandy Donnelly

I worked with Mandy Donnelly for nearly two years in community mental health. She is among the top therapists with whom I have worked with in 20+ years of practice. She does such a great job of connecting and building relationships with children, adolescents, and adults, leading to lasting change. She is also so energetic and a lot of fun. I would definitely send my own children to Mandy!
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Mandy Donnelly

I worked with Mandy as a counselor in New York. She is one of the most caring, calm and empathetic individuals I have ever met. She always worked to do the best for her client. She always provided great supervision and feedback for her peers. She is overfilled with empathy for every person she meets in every situation. She is truly and inspiration for me in my counseling career.
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Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Virginia Beach

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    Virginia Beach, VA 23454

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