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Bill Aiken, LCSW

Clinical Supervisor, Strategic Therapy Associates, Inc.
108 Duncraig Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24502
434-237-9450
Strategic Therapy, Home-based therapy (family therapy, at risk children), Office Based Therapy (wide range, in office therapy), Project Phoenix (Phoenix School: alternative school with supported assistance in the classroom; Phoenix After School Program: homework help, etc; Phoenix School Program: companions to assist kids in the classroom; Camp Phoenix: Develop social skills in children), & Therapeutic Companion Services
Medicaid accepted

A. James Anderson, Ph.D.

2316 Atherholt Road Ste. 212
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
434-847-0006 Fax: 434-847-0078
Available Monday through Thursday by appointment; 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Waiting period is approximately 1.5 to 2 months.
Clinical psychologist. Specializing in: psychological assessments, psychosexual assessments, parenting assessments, substance abuse, neurophysiology competency to stand trial, sanity, mental status at the time of a crime, custody, etc.
Referrals from DSS or Courts.
Private pay. NO INSURANCE. NO CREDIT CARDS.
Handicapped accessible and on GLTC bus route.
Jody Anderson, LCSW
Avenues to Recovery
20 Walnut Avenue, SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
540-344-3400
Substance abuse and mental health therapist

Gibbs L. Arthur, Jr., LPC, LMFT

The Counseling Offices
317 Brook Park Place
Forest, Virginia 24551
434-385-0573 Emergency: 434-845-9414 Fax: 434-385-5317
Available Monday through Friday by appointment; some evening appointments available. Waiting period is approximately two weeks.
Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, National Certified Counselor specializing in Behavioral & Emotional problems of School Age Children and Adolescents; Family Counseling; Psycho educational Evaluations; ADHD related evaluation/treatment for children and adults.
$80 per 45-50 minute clinical hour (fees subject to change without prior notice).
Medicaid and other major insurance accepted.
Handicapped accessible

Sally [Creamer] Barker, LPC

Forest Independent Therapists
1922 Graves Mill Road
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-385-0013
Specialty Issues: Marital, family, group, music geriatric, EMDR
Insurance: Most companies - Medicaid w/extended benefits only

Deborah H. Berkley, Ed.D, LPC, LMFT

Executive Director, The Madeline Center
18697 Forest Road
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-239-0003
Specialty Issues: Family counseling, child and adolescent counseling for at-risk youth, parent education, work with children in classroom settings, provide mentors for children.
Insurance: Medical insurance does not provide reimbursement for Madeline Center services, funding comes from Medicaid, FAPT, or FAST.

Peter Betz, M.D.

Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Office: 434-200-5999
Board certified in psychiatry.
Board certified in geriatric psychiatry.
Specialty areas: Memory disorders, mood disorders, and other psychiatric illness throughout the lifespan.
Insurance: Medicare, medicaid, anthem-blue cross, PCHP, and others

Teresa Billinglsey, M.Ed., LPC

Wishing You Well Counseling Center
21731 Timberlake Road
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-455-5033
Specialty Issues: Individual, family, children 6+, adolescents & young adults
Insurance: Medicaid, Anthem, VA Premier

Les Blondino, Jr., LPC, LMFT

Strategic Therapy Associates, Inc.
108 Duncraig Drive
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-237-9450
Specialty Issues: Adults, children, adolescents, couples and families. Strategic Therapy, Home-based therapy (family therapy, at risk children), Office Based Therapy (wide range, in office therapy), Project Phoenix (Phoenix School: alternative school with supported assistance in the classroom; Insurance: Most companies accepted including Medicaid

Miranda Breit, Ph.D.

Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Office: 434-200-5999
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Certified by AAMFT and AASECT
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology. Specializes in Couples; Families; Sex Therapy.
$166.75 Initial evaluation; $132.25 per session
Third party payments accepted. Medicare, Medicaid, anthem-blue cross, PCHP, and others
Handicapped accessible.

Nancy Whitehead Brockman, MSW, LCSW

Peace of Mind, Inc.
3742 S. Amherst Hwy.
PO Box 128
Monroe, Va. 24574
434-929-0355 Emergency: 434-929-0357 Fax: 434-929-0357
Available Tuesday through Friday, 9:00am to 7:00pm. Waiting period within 7 to 10 days.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in General Psychotherapy for individual and family, ages 6 and up with primary areas of focus on Grief Issues; Life Transitions; Mid-life Issues; Abuse Issues; Trauma; Family; Mood Disorders; Personality Disorders; Anxiety Disorders; Co-Dependency; Martial Counseling; Adolescent Issues; Women's Issues.
Between $50 to $110 per session depending on session.
Third party payments accepted.
Handicapped Accessible.

Patricia H. Bryant, LCSW, RN, CS

Bryant Counseling, Inc.
800 Blue Ridge Avenue, Suite A
Bedford, VA 24523
Office: 540-587-5852
Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist
BSN, MSW.
Specialty areas: Geriatrics, Adult & children over 10, marital, grief, substance abuse, people w/disabilities.
Insurance: Most companies including Etna, Champus, Carilion, Value Options, Medicaid & Medicare.

Pamela Ferrell Caldwell, LPC

1922 Graves Mill Road
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-385-0013 Fax: 434-385-1073
Available Monday through Friday; late appointments as needed; Saturdays as needed. Waiting period usually 2 weeks.
Licensed Professional Counselor; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; Critical Incident Debriefer; specializing in co-dependency; ACDA; PTSD; couples.
$70 per session.
Most insurance accepted including PCHP and Athem.
Handicapped Accessible.

Judy Campbell, LPC, LMFT, LSATP

Serenity Hills
3742 S. Amherst Highway
P.O. Box 128
Monroe, VA 24574
Office: 434-929-0355
Specialty: ages 17 to senior citizen; ACOA, addictions, anger management, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, biopsychosocial, chemical dependency, cognitive-behavioral therapy, crisis intervention, depression, eating disorders, family/victim violence, gay/lesbian issues, grief/bereavement/loss, job stress, men's issues, mood disorders, OCD, parenting, personality disorders, PTSD, rational emotive therapy, relationship/intimacy/communication, separation/divorce, sexual/physical abuse, trauma/abuse, women's issues.
Insurance: AETNA, ANTHEM, Behavioral Health, Behavioral Health Net, CIGNA, CIGNA Behavioral Health, Community Health, COMPSYCH-EAP Plan, EMindHealth- EAP Plan, GHI, Green Springs, Magellan, Magellan- EAP Plan, Managed Helth Net, MCC, Medicaid, Medicare, Menninger, Mental Health Net, PCHP-Piedmont Community Health Plan, Qualchoice, REACH Program, Sentara, Sentara Medicaid Program, Southern Health, Tricare, United Behavioral Health, United Care Health, Value Options, Well-Spring- EAP Program

Ted Campbell, LPC

The Phoenix Center
7335 Unit E
Timberlake Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
434-237-3026
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Most insurance and Medicaid accepted
Evening hours / please call for appointment
Jason Captain
Hope for Tomorrow Counseling Services
1617-A Enterprise Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Office: 434-239-4949, Fax: 434-239-4955
Open 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM weekdays
Insurance: Medicaid & sliding fee scale for uninsured

Joann A. Chrysanthus

The Madeline Center
18697 Forest Road
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-239-0003 Fax: 434-239-0181
Available Monday through Saturday, by appointment only. Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 8:00pm. Saturday, 9:00am to 12:00pm.
No waiting period.
Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in Couples; Women's Issues; Anger Management; Sexual Orientation; Depression; Anxiety; Life Transitions (i.e. Divorce, Grief).
$85 per session.
Most insurance accepted.
Handicapped Accessible.

Brandi L. Creasy, LPC

104A Homestead Drive
Forest, VA 24551
434-610-0921 Fax: 434-316-0026
Office hours vary; generally Monday-Friday, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Insurance: Anthem, Medicaid, Optima, Cigna, Aetna

David Crews, Ph.D.

Virginia Neuropsychology Associates, Inc.
434-942-9325
Neuropsychology, testing

Beate M. Cronin, PhD

3712 Old Forest Rd., Suite 500
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Office: 434-316-5494
Specialty: Individual and couple disorders, substance abuse, addictive behaviors, recovering addicts, personality disorders, marital issues, depression/anxiety -ADULTS
Insurance: PCHP, Anthem, Cigna, Medicare, ***no Medicaid

Doris DeMato, Ph.D.

Light Counseling
2811 Linkhorne Dr., Suite B
Lynchburg, Va. 24503
434-384-1594 Emergency: 434-384-1594 Fax: 434-384-3228
Available Monday through Thursday evenings, 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Waiting period 1 week.
Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Individual, Children, Adolescents and Couple Therapy.
$105 initial evaluation, $95 per hour
Most insurances accepted.
Handicapped Accessible.

Mary Lou DeWitt, LPC, LMFT

Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24503
434-947-5999 Emergency: 434-845-9544 Fax: 434-947-5993 Available Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Licensed Professional Counselor; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Depression; Panic & Anxiety Disorders; Addictions; Co-Dependency; PTSD; Marital; Adolescents, Individual; Christian Counseling.
$99 intake; $79 per session
Third party payments accepted.
Handicapped Accessible.

Sandra S. Duis, Ph.D.

434-525-1907
Available variable hours.
Clinical Psychologist and Certified School Psychologist specializing in Child and Adolescent Assessment and Treatment; Evaluations for ADHD; Learning Disabilities; Developmental Needs.
Call the office for fee schedule.

All PointsEAP & Organizational Services

2250 Murrell Rd. Ste B5
Lynchburg, VA 24501-2160
434.845.1246 Toll Free 800.645.1246
Employee Assistance of Central Virginia, Inc. provides employee assistance and organizational development consulting dedicated to strengthening people and organizations. A nonprofit organization, created by Central Virginia employers, for Central Virginia employers and their employees in the global marketplace.
Suzanne Eaton, Psy.D.
Yoder, Jefferson, & Associates
3712 Old Forest Rd., Suite 500
Lynchburg, VA 24502
434-385-0744
Adults, psychoeducational evaluations, college/young adult.
PCHP, Anthem, Magelan, Sentara, Aetna, NO MEDICAID/MEDICARE/VALUE OPTIONS

Ana G. Ekstrom, LPC, LMFT

Wishing You Well Counseling Center
21731 Timberlake Road
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-455-5033 ext. 4
Available Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Adults and older Adults (Gerontology specialist); Gender issues; Childhood/Martial Abuse; Trauma Survivors; Marital; Depression; Family members of persons with SMI and of Aging Parents; Sexual Orientation issues (GLB); Adjustment Disorder; Divorce; Life Changes.
Insurance: Medicaid, Anthem, VA Premier

Elizabeth B. Farnsworth, PhD, LPC, LMFT

1120 McConville Rd. Suite A
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-237-4652 Emergency: 434-237-4652 Fax: 434-237-4804
Available Mondays and Thursdays, 3:00pm to 9:00pm. Some Saturday appointments. Waiting period varies.
Licensed Professional Counselor; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; National Certified Counselor; specializing in Depression; Anxiety; Bereavement; Adjustment Reactions; Women's Issues; Clients with special needs.
$100 intake; $85 per session
Third party payments (some managed care panels).
Handicapped Accessible.

Amy S. Feigel, LPC

Light Counseling Center
2811 Linkhorne Drive
Lynchburg, VA 24503
434-384-1594
Main Specialty: Eating Disorders; Other areas of Specialty include: Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Family Dynamics, Sexual Abuse, Child/Adolescent issues. ANTHEM, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CIGNA, PCHP, Tricare, MHN, Value Option, Magellan, Sentara, AETNA- some plans, Behavioral Health Systems

Melissa Hirsch-Fielding, LPC

Lynchburg League of Therapists
Supervisor
523 Clay Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Office: 434-455-7990
Fax: 434-455-0256
http://www.leagueoftherapists.com/locations/lynchburg.php
Clinicians are skilled in a wide variety of specialties, including structural family therapy; attachment and trauma therapies; speech language, occupational, art, play music, and equine therapies; special education; sensory integration, behavior modification; counseling; family support; relaxation and stress management. Most of our staff are Master's level, many are licensed.

Linda K. Fowler, LCSW

The Madeline Center
18697 Forest Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Phone: 434-239-0003
Fax: 434-239-0181
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Hours vary depending on client needs. Waiting period is no more than one week.
Provides outpatient counseling for individuals (including children aged 5 to adolescents), couples and families.
Particular issues include women's issues and trauma.
Fee scale available upon request by calling the office. Private insurance accepted, including Anthem, PCHP, Medicaid and Medicare.

Amy N. French, LCSW

Trillium Counseling, Inc.
PO Box 128 (3742 S. Amherst Hwy.)
Monroe, Va. 24574
434-929-0355 Emergency: 434-845-9452 Fax: 434-929-0357
Available Tuesday through Friday, 9:00am to 9:00pm. No waiting period.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker serving Adolescents, (age 12 and over); Adults; Specializing in Women's/Men's Issues; Depression; Anxiety; Grief; Marital; Trauma; OCD; Dual-Diagnosis; Life Transitions.
$85 per hour.
Most major insurance companies accepted including Medicaid/Medicare.
Handicapped accessible.

James Gallagher, M.D.

Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Office: 434-947-5999
Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology
Specialty areas: Schizophrenia and affective disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and panic disorders.

Lavinia Garbee, LPC

Wishing You Well Counseling Center
21731 Timberlake Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24502
Office: 434-455-5033
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John Hendrickson, M.D.

Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Office: 434-947-5999
After Hours: 434-947-5999
Board Certified in Psychiatry
Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Specialty areas: Attention deficit disorder, affective disorders and anxiety disorders.

Karl G. Hess, Ph.D., LPC, LMFT

The Counseling Offices
317 Brook Park Place
Forest, VA 24551
434-385-0573
Marital therapy.
Most major insurance

Nicole Humphrey

Day Treatment Director, The Madeline Center
18697 Forest Road
Lynchburg, VA 24502
434-239-0003
Family counseling, child and adolescent counseling for at-risk youth, parent education, work with children in classroom settings, provide mentors for children.
Medical insurance does not provide reimbursement for Madeline Center services, funding comes from Medicaid, FAPT, or FAST.

Bruce M. James, Ed.S, LMFT, LPC

Yoder, Jefferson & Associates, P.C.
3712 Old Forest Road, Suite 500
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501
434-385-0744 Emergency: 434-942-2216 Fax: 434-385-8358
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 6:00.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Substance Abuse Practitioner.
Provides counseling services for; families, children, adolescents, parents, couples, and individual adults, focusing on: Depression and Anxiety, Marital and Relationship Problems, Separation/Divorce and Blended Family Issues, Parenting and Family Issues, Conflict Resolution, Medical and Health Concerns, Grief and Loss, Work and Career Issues, Stress Management, Addiction and Recovery, ADD/ADHD, Assertiveness Training, Post Traumatic Stress..
$90 Individuals/Couples $100 Intake
Third party payments accepted

Barbara P. Jannah, LCSW

1120 McConville Road, Suite A
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-237-4652 Emergency: 434-426-1133 Fax: 434-237-4804
Available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm. Waiting period usually 1 week.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, ACSW, Certified Level I Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, specializing in Individual; Family Therapy with Children; Adolescents and Adults; Eating Disorders.
$100 initial diagnostic evaluation, $85 per therapy session.
Third party payments accepted.
Handicapped accessible.

Terry W. Jefferson, Ph.D.

Yoder, Jefferson & Associates
3712 Old Forest Rd., Suite 500
Lynchburg, VA 24501
434-385-0744
Available Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Waiting period varies.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in ADHD; Anxiety; Depression; Learning Disabilities; Behavioral Disorders; Asperger's Disorder; Psychological Testing. Children, Adolescents, and Adults.
$130 initial diagnostic evaluation. $105 on-going therapy. $125 testing.
Third party payments accepted and filed.
Handicapped accessible.

Elizabeth M. Jenkins, LCSW

James River Counseling Center, Inc.
1120 McConville Road, Suite A
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
434-237-4652 Emergency: 434-847-8264 Fax: 434-237-4804
Available Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Waiting period usually one to two weeks.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Cognitive Behavior Therapist, Certified Addictions Specialist, NASW Diplomat specializing in Children and Adolescents; Divorce; Step Parenting and Step Families; Substance Abuse; Adjustment Disorders; Depression; Parenting Issues; Sexual Abuse Recovery.
$100 intake; $85 per hour (numerous Managed Health Care panels).
Third party payments (Medicare, Managed Health Care fees).Handicapped Accessible.

Laura Johnson, LPC, NCC

Christian Counseling Services
22174 Timberlake Rd. Ste. D
Lynchburg, VA 24502
434-525-9006
Web: www.lynchburgcounselor.com Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Christian Counseling Services (CSC) helps people resolve emotional, behavioral and personal problems in an atmosphere of understanding, respect and confidentiality. We emphasize acceptance of "where you are" and work with you to establish goals for a more healthy, productive and enjoyable life. CCS is a private agency of professionally trained therapists who hold advanced professional degrees. We adhere to the standards of practice as regulated by state law, and are committed to providing services to individuals, couples and families. Our staff is composed of dedicated Christians who combine professional skills with a sensitive, Biblical approach.


Denise J. Jones, Ph. D., NCC

Mental Health Offices
66 Timber Oak Court
Lynchburg, VA 24502
434-237-6236 Fax: 434-237-9155
Available Monday through Friday by appointment only. Waiting period approximately one week.
Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor specializing in Children and Adolescents; Divorce, Grief and Loss, Adjustment Disorders, Behavioral Disorders, Depression, Mood Disorder, Childhood Trauma, ADHD, Parenting Issues, PTSD, Gender identity issues, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual issues.
$100 initial intake; $85 per session.
Most insurance company payments accepted, Medicaid. No Medicare.

Michael E. Judd, M.D.

Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Office: 434-947-5999
Board eligible in Psychiatry
Specialty areas: Mood and anxiety disorders, women's mental health issues including pregnancy related mood disorders and premenstrual dysphoric disorder, and student health.

Sandy Kanehl M.Ed., CSAC

The SAARA Center for Recovery- Lynchburg, VA
2316 Atherholt Road, Ste. 104
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Office: 434-455-0053
Hours of operation: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM Some evening hours, call for dates.
The SAARA (Substance Abuse and Addiction Recovery Alliance) Center for Recovery offers recovery support services to people with substance abuse issues, usually at no cost to the individual and always in a confidential atmosphere. We also seek to support the family and friends of people struggling with addiction issues. Our staff is drawn from persons in long-term recovery who seek to help others by sharing their experiences in recovery. We are a non-clinical support service. We are not providing professional treatment services; we are not doctors, clinicians, therapists, or social workers.
Ellis M. Karr, L.C.S.W.
Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Office: 434-947-5999
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, MSW
Specialty areas: Children (ages 5-17), adults, families, couples, senior citizens, depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, ADD/ADHD, parenting issues, grief and loss, Solution Focused Therapy, family and marital distress, anger and stress management.

LuAnne Keener-MiKenas, LCSW

Piedmont Center
311 Rivermont Ave.
Lynchburg, VA 24504
434-221-0778 Fax: 858-769-0273
children, adolescents, adults, young adults, college students, women's issues, personal growth, relationships, strength in families, marital therapy, depression, bipolar, relationship oriented practice
ANTHEM, PCHP, Medicare, others as needed- NO MEDICAID

Katherine S. Kilcher, LPC, LMFT

James River Counseling Center, Inc.
1120 McConville Road, Suite A
Lynchburg, Va. 24502
434-237-4652 Emergency:434-384-9031Fax:434-237-4804
Available Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm. Waiting period varies.
Licensed Professional Counselor (VA.), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (VA), LMHC (FL), National Certified Counselor (NBCC)
Specializing in Child, Adolescent, Adult Counseling; Family and Couple Therapy; Behavioral and Parenting Therapy; ADD; Adjustment Disorder; Depression; Anxiety Disorder; Women's Issues; Infertility; Domestic Abuse; Sexual Abuse Victims; PTSD.
$100 intake; $85 individual or family session.
On 15 managed health care/insurance panels.
Handicapped Accessible.

Edward Kuhnley, M.D.

Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Office: 434-947-5999
Board Certified in Psychiatry
Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Specialty areas: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, parent-child relationships, and cognitive strategies for self-enhancement.