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169 Black / African American therapists in Virginia

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Dr. Carrington L. Chatham

(he/him)

Dr. Carrington L. Chatham, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hello, I am Dr. Carrington L. Chatham, a clinical social worker with over ten years of experience working in various settings, including community mental health, acute psychiatric care, and veteran affairs. I am dedicated to serving a diverse clientele, including individuals struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, and those facing significant life transitions. My approach is grounded in evidence-based practices, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Positive Psychology, tailored to meet each client's unique needs. I aim to empower my clients to overcome their challenges, build resilience, and achieve their personal and emotional well-being goals.

Next available: Jul 19

Lydia Peters

(she/her)

Lydia Peters, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Virtual
My name is Lydia Peters, and I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia. I've worked in many different settings with different populations. I possess a vast amount of experience with the elderly along with individuals living with developmental disability, traumatic brain injury (TBI), mental illness, chemically addiction, homelessness, individual’s accused of sexual offense or sexually deviant behaviors , adults admitted to acute medicine & Veterans. I currently only offer Individual therapy services to adults 18 years old and up. A healthy therapeutic alliance brings forth a different perspective & additional support. Let's work together towards your success.

Next available: Jul 20

Vanessa Bailey

(she/her)

Vanessa Bailey, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
4 years of experience
Challenging
Open-minded
Virtual
Throughout this journey called life, there are several obstacles, challenges, stressors, and disappointments you will face that contribute to feeling down and out. I have worked with a variety of individuals, ranging from children to adults, experiencing depression, anger, and anxiety, to name a few. My counseling style is to come alongside you and, through collaboration, accomplish your goals. My counseling approach incorporates the mind, body, and soul and utilizes an array of therapeutic techniques and theories.

Next available: Jul 30

Phyllis Leverett

(she/her)

Phyllis Leverett, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
8 years of experience
Direct
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
I am CBT trained clinician, but I use a few approaches and treatment modalities to achieve the optimal quality of services for my clients to include Motivational Interviewing, DBT, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and Mindfulness. I believe in recovery and know that therapy requires work. I will assign homework to my clients to cement the work we do together and to maintain active participation as therapy is a process. My therapeutic style is warm, interactive, and tailored to each client's need. I offer non-judgmental, person centered care. My client's goals for therapy is what is first and foremost. Therapy is a collaborative experience. I believe recovery is possible for everyone, but it is work. Partner with me and let me help you reach your optimal level of emotional and psychological performance.

Next available: Jul 29

Tawanda McPhatter

(she/her)

Tawanda McPhatter, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
12 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Ms. Tawanda McPhatter and I'm a Licensed Professional Counselor based in Virginia. I received my Master's Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, and I have been providing therapy services for 12 years. I allow my clients a safe space to discuss their issues, concerns, and needs for themselves using behavioral approaches. I am a very avid listener and I feel that listening is very important when assisting my clients and helps identify their feelings and thoughts on things so that I can identify ways that I can be of assistance in helping to work through and/or address these issues and/or concerns.

Next available: Jul 22

Sunday Ayodeji

(he/him)

Sunday Ayodeji, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
3 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Intelligent
Virtual
Sunday is an authentic, humorous, compassionate, and highly skilled licensed professional counselor with a specialization in Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD, Addiction, Anger Management, Self-Esteem issues, Marital Conflict, Trauma, and PTSD. Sunday has over 3years experience in working with the adult population and employs a client-centered approach to establish a genuine connection with my clients. Sunday acknowledges the clients' uniqueness and adopts a non-judgmental stance to create a safe environment that allows clients to address distressing issues. He explains the diagnoses and collaborates to develop personalized treatment plans to meet clients’ needs. Sunday is passionate about spending time with family and traveling, and he has done quite a bit of it both within and outside the country.

Next available: Jul 22

Tanesha Keita

(she/her)

Tanesha Keita, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Holistic
Virtual
Welcome to your safe space to land. I am a passionate Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over a decade of experience, dedicated to guiding individuals on an expansive journey of self-discovery and holistic well-being. My mission is to create a soft place for you to land, where you can unlock your limitless potential and find deep fulfillment. My work is to illuminate the path toward purpose, meaning, and authentic self-expression. I believe that within each of us lies untapped wisdom and creativity, waiting to be unleashed. Together, we will navigate life's challenges, unravel limiting beliefs, and cultivate safety within our own nervous system. With compassion, empathy, and respect, I provide a non-judgmental space for transformative insights and healing to take place. Through collaborative exploration, we will uncover your hidden strengths and discover new possibilities for growth and self-realization.

Next available: Jul 23

Meliah Mallory

(she/her)

Meliah Mallory, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
I have experience working with clients dealing with excessive worry, persistent sadness, hopelessness, low-self worth, and a negative self-image. We will work together in developing effective coping strategies to manage symptoms, improve mood, and work towards self-acceptance. I use a holistic approach that considers the whole person, including their physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual needs. I am sure to recognize and respect the client's cultural, ethnic, and spiritual backgrounds, incorporating cultural competences into my approach. I provide a safe and non-judgmental space where you can share your thoughts and feelings openly. Your experiences and emotions are valid, and I am here to listen with compassion and empathy.

Next available: Jul 20

Dr. Rhonda M. Bryant

Dr. Rhonda M. Bryant, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
20 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in helping clients manage life stressors positively and affirmatively. I have been licensed to practice since 2006 and hold licensure in Georgia, Virginia, and Montana. My areas of counseling expertise include depression, anxiety, workplace bullying, racialized trauma, life and family transitions, and substance use concerns. I use a cultural lens in counseling and have particular expertise in counseling BIPOC persons. Adults and teens are welcome in my practice.

Next available: Jul 25

Melissa Davidson

(she/her)

Melissa Davidson, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
12 years of experience
Virtual
Hello. Welcome to my page. I am Melissa and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Florida and Virginia. I have been a therapist for over 12 years. I specialize in short term, solution focused therapy for those who want to see their lives moving in a direction where they feel more at ease in a matter of weeks.

Next available: Jul 23

Tawana Butler

(she/her)

Tawana Butler, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
8 years of experience
Direct
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) dedicated to helping individuals navigate life's challenges and discover their inner strengths. I help facilitate mind and body realignment for the achievement of optimal performance in school, at work, and in personal lives. I'm here to help harness inner resources. With a warm and empathetic approach, I provide therapy that is rooted in person-centered principles, mindfulness techniques, and faith-based practices. My goal is to create a safe and supportive space where clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, and beliefs, empowering them to cultivate meaningful growth and healing.

Next available: Aug 2

Charnelle Cook

(she/her)

Charnelle Cook, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! My name is Charnelle Cook and I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with six years of experience in the private practice setting. I attended Virginia Commonwealth University for undergrad and I earned my Masters of Arts in Counseling from George Washington University in 2016. I believe that autonomy is important for clients when in therapy and take a person-centered approach, allowing my clients to lead their sessions with me. I believe that therapy is powerful and I love to help people work through their life challenges. Choosing to seek counseling services is a big decision to make, and I applaud you for making the first step in becoming the best version of yourself!

Next available: Jul 23

Michael Whiteside

(he/him)

Michael Whiteside, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Open-minded
Virtual
Are you tired of just surviving through life? Do you miss the joy of fulfillment or the freedom of fully embracing all that life has for you? Do you miss being able to just be you? I am here for you and with you. My name is Michael Whiteside, and I am a compassionate, communal, and comedic Licensed Clinical Social Worker dedicated to helping others regain control of their life and living life to the fullest. Together, we will partner in helping you have a life worth living by understanding how the pain of the past is interrupting the present and jeopardizing the future. Pain looks different for everyone. Whether anxiety, depression, racial trauma, life transitions, or racial identity challenges, our work begins when you show up. There is not any other requirement for therapy with me, except that you give yourself permission to be fully engaged in our work. Life has so much more for you. Give yourself back that freedom and let's get started.

Next available: Jul 26

Dorothy Brass

(she/her)

Dorothy Brass, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
Virtual
Hello, I am Dorothy Brass. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who provides therapeutic counseling services. I have a career in social work that has expanded over 30 years in practicing therapy, case management, and assessment services with all ages. I have held positions in Hospice, Youth Services, Social Services, Medical, Geriatric Services, and School Social Work. I hold a Bachelor of Social Work from Norfolk State University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Iowa.

Next available: Jul 19

Diehdre Gregory-Holberg

(she/her)

Diehdre Gregory-Holberg, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
24 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
I'm a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with over twenty years experience in both the macro and clinical areas of counseling through leading successful therapeutic programs and advising on crisis management; and in practice by specializing in trauma, anxiety, multicultural issues, and behavioral issues. I work to ensure that resources to clients are accessible and that clients feel supported while navigating the journey to healing.

Next available: Jul 20

Dr. Nyasha Johnson, PsyD., LPC, CEAP

(she/her)

Dr. Nyasha Johnson, PsyD., LPC, CEAP, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
21 years of experience
Intelligent
Empowering
Holistic
Virtual
Greetings! My name is Dr. Nyasha and I use a holistic, eclectic, strengths based approach when working with clients. This entails embracing the "whole person" and making efforts to understand how all aspects of each person's life impacts their daily functioning. It is important to identify strengths and interest in order to draw upon these components, enabling the development of a comprehensive approach to treatment, which is custom and unique for each individual. I have worked with diverse populations to include; military members and their families via Military OneSource EAP, survivors of sexual assault/domestic violence, addiction (SAP) and various life transitions. Individuals should feel empowered to live their best lives, while continuing to build skills to help them overcome life's challenges with confidence. It would be my honor to assist you in further defining your goals as well as supporting you as you work towards achieving your best life! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Washington, DC and VA.

Next available: Jul 25

Arminda Cheshier-Perch

Arminda Cheshier-Perch, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
5 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) based in Virginia. I help adults of all ages who are feeling stuck, overwhelmed, anxious, burned out, depressed or stressed out who want to feel better and take back their life. My approach is welcoming, empathetic, flexible, and culturally-responsive. I strongly believe in the mind-body-spirit connection for wellness, which means I support whole person.

Next available: Jul 21

LeAndra Knight

(she/her)

LeAndra Knight, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
4 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia with experience in the mental health field, working with adults and teens challenged by depression, anxiety, trauma, interpersonal dynamics, and life transitions. I specialize in Person-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Psychodynamic Therapy. I champion adopting a "Knightly" approach to treatment, empowering individuals to manage the waves of life.

Next available: Jul 23

Dr. Jeanette Gaines

Dr. Jeanette Gaines, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
20 years of experience
Humorous
Authentic
Virtual
I specialize in depression, anxiety, and PTSD (trauma). Also, I can help with life stressors such as work related stress, divorce, separation, blended families, parent/child relationships, parenting skills, infidelity and trust, adjustment issues, social skills training, self esteem issues, emotional issues, motivational issues, and goal setting. Currently, I am offering in person or telehealth (telephonic or video). I am available Tuesday through Friday (8:00 am until 4:00 pm).

Next available: Jul 23

Kishia Williams

(she/her)

Kishia Williams, LCSW - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW
10 years of experience
Direct
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
I am a solution-focused and cognitive behavioral therapist, focusing on problem-solving and cognitive reframing. My goal is to empower my patients. My other specialties in working with patients, include training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness techniques, meditation, relaxation, bibliotherapy, music therapy, spiritual counseling, and many more eclectic techniques. Treatment plans are developed with flexibility and care towards a patient’s individual needs and expectations for therapeutic services.

Next available: Aug 1

Aline Ehade

Aline Ehade, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
9 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome, I'm glad you are here! I'm Aline and I empower you to reconnect with your authentic self, and achieve your goals in counseling. I believe you already possess within you the capacity and resources to resolve your own issues and just need the support in therapy to tap into your strengths to enhance your mental wellness. My goal is to provide a safe therapeutic environment for exploration, understanding of current unhelpful patterns, collaborative problem solving, and building of skills that foster growth.

Next available: Jul 22

Abey Muthoni Wachira, PhD, LCP

(she/her)

Abey Muthoni Wachira, PhD, LCP, PhD - Virginia Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PhD
10 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! My name is Dr. Abey Muthoni, and I am so thrilled for the opportunity to get to know you and be part of your life journey! I was born and raised in Kenya, and have lived in the U.S. for 20 years. I earned my doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), and I am a licensed psychologist in Virginia. My treatment approach is integrative, with primary roots in relational-cultural, person-centered, and narrative therapy approaches. In therapy with clients, there is a strong emphasis on empowerment, honoring clients’ cultural worldview and subjective reality, consideration of sociocultural and sociopolitical influences, capitalization of strengths and supportive resources, using the therapeutic relationship to facilitate corrective experiences, as well as collaborating with clients to identify goals and action steps that will promote improved overall well-being.

Next available: Jul 19

Indinesya Zhao

Indinesya Zhao, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
8 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
When journaling, self-care, and quotes are no longer sufficient, it may be time to explore deeper avenues of healing and growth. As a therapist, I provide a safe and supportive space where we can delve into your innermost thoughts and feelings, uncovering the roots of challenges and discovering pathways to resilience and transformation. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor over 8 years of experience in the mental health field. No matter what you’re facing, you deserve the support of a genuine advocate who wants to see you thrive.

Next available: Jul 21

Tiffany Harvey

(she/her)

Tiffany Harvey, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
5 years of experience
Virtual
As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), I am dedicated to supporting individuals through life's challenges and fostering their personal growth. I am a Virginia based therapist who has been practicing for 4 years. I provide a compassionate and nonjudgmental space where clients can explore their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I absolutely love helping and advocating for others, while assisting them in learning to cope with the stressors of life.

Next available: Jul 21

Jessica Whittle

Jessica Whittle, LPC - Virginia Therapist at Grow Therapy
LPC
8 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). I received a Master of Science in Counseling from Capella University and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. Treatment modalities in which I have experience include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). It has been my observation that since 2020, there has been a growing need for accessibility to services and telehealth platforms help o provide services for client's who might otherwise not get the support that they need.

Next available: Jul 26

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