​Individual, Group & Family Psychotherapy 

Mental Health Resources

Association for Play Therapy 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 

Child Mind Institute

Child Trauma Academy

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)

Recommended Therapists

Child & Adolescent Therapists: 

Jennifer Weaver & Associates - McLean

Alexandria Place Therapy - Alexandria

Family & Child Therapy - Vienna

Gil Institute for Trauma Recovery & Education - Fairfax

Thrive Therapy Center - Fairfax

Crossroads Family Counseling Center - Fairfax

Sarah Briggs & Associates - Fairfax

These are local group practices that often have more availability.  For additional options, please contact me directly.

Group Therapy: 

Groups4Kids - online directory for DMV area

Find your own therapist:

Psychology Today - Online directory for local therapists

Crisis Resources

URGENT NEEDS: If you are in need of immediate assistance or it is a clinical emergency, please call 911 and/or go to your local emergency room.  

Other options for mental health care:

Fairfax County:
Merrifield Center - Children and adolescents
8221 Willow Oaks, Corporate Dr., Fairfax, VA 22031
24-Hour Emergency Services/Mobile Crisis Unit
Inova Psychiatric Assessment Center (IPAC) - Adults
2740 Prosperity Ave., Suite 300, Fairfax, VA 22031

Arlington County:
Emergency Services - All ages
2120 Washington Blvd., Arlington VA 22204

Prince William County:
Emergency Services Division - All ages
Manassas - 703.792.7800
Woodbridge - 703.792.4900

Loudon County:
Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Assessment Center - All ages
102 Heritage Way, N.E., Leesburg, VA 
703.777.0320 – Request the CIT Deputy
Crisis Link – 703.527.4077

City of Alexandria:
Emergency Services - All ages
703.746.3401; ask to speak to an Emergency Services clinician
Walk-in Emergency Services - All ages
720 North Saint Asaph Street, 2nd Floor
Monday-Wednesday 8am-9pm., Thursday & Friday 8am-5pm

Additional child/adolescent crisis resource serving ArlingtonFairfaxLoudoun and Prince William Counties and the Cities of AlexandriaFairfaxFalls ChurchManassas and Manassas Park

Children's Regional Crisis Response (CR2) 24-Hour Emergency Services 844.627.4747

Crisis Text Line - Text START or HELLO to 741741
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - 1-800-273-TALK
Child at Risk Hotline: 1-800-792-5200