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Meet Your Counselors

11 months ago

By Valerie N. Fawley

Megan Knitter

Grades K, 2, 4

mjknitter@shenandoah.k12.va.us

540-459-5155

Amanda Weaver

Grades PreK, 1, 3, 5

aeweaver@shenandoah.k12.va.us

540-459-5155

Welcome to WWR's School Counseling Page.

about 1 year ago

Classroom Guidance Lessons

We meet with each homeroom once a month.  During this time we focus on academic, social/emotional, and career skills.  One of our major focuses is the Kelso's Choices problem solving model.  It teaches students about the difference between big and small problems as well as how to go about solving their own small problems.  We will also go over friendship skills, respecting differences, making healthy choices, study skills, safety, and career development.

Small Groups

Small groups are a good way to work with students who have similar needs.  The groups generally meet for 6 - 8 weeks and usually occur during lunch time.  Social skills, self-control, study skills, family changes, and coping strategies are a few of the topics we may address in a small group setting of 2 to 8 students.  We will seek parental permission if a small group is recommended for a child.

Individual

Some students may need more individual support to help them with a specific area of concern.  We welcome referrals from school staff, parents, and community agency personnel.  Older students will be able to send us a "counselor note" if they would like to speak with us.

By Megan J. Knitter

Outside Counseling Resources

11 months ago



Mental Health

Professionals





This list is provided to assist students and their families in locating counseling services.  Inclusion of therapists or counselors on this list does not imply endorsement by Shenandoah County Public Schools nor does omission imply disapproval.


The Shenandoah County Public School Division is not responsible for any payment of fees for counseling or therapy.





Revised 2/8/17

Prepared by:

The Special Education Department

Shenandoah County Public Schools





Counseling or therapy is sometimes recommended for students and/or their families to deal with concerns that are beyond the scope of traditional education.  This list of mental health professionals is offered to help you contact someone with skills to help.


There are many kinds of professionals who can work with students and/or their families.  Some are medical doctors and others are trained in graduate schools at colleges and universities.  It is suggested that you ask questions about how they can help and share information about the problems that are affecting your child and/or family.


This booklet has several sections to assist you.  First, there is an outline to help you begin a conversation with the mental health professional.  Next, you will find a list of professionals along with their addresses and phone numbers divided by geographical area.  Also included is a notation about the degrees these people hold.  Efforts were made to contact mental health professionals in a wide area so all parts of Shenandoah County can easily reach these services.







Psychiatrists = Medical doctors to primarily prescribe medication.  They generally do not do counseling.

LPC (Licensed Professional Counselors) = Usually a psychologist whose primary job is to do counseling.

LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) = A social worker who specializes in counseling


Counselors and How To Meet Them


Choose a mental health professional to call.  Prepare what you will say and ask questions.  Here are some suggestions:


Hello, my name is _________________________________.



Mr. or Mrs. ______________________ at my child’s school suggested counseling for my child.  The concerns


are _______________________________________________________________________________________


_________________________________________________________________________________________.



Do you work with children my child’s age? ______________________________________________________



Do you work with this type of problem? _________________________________________________________



Do you work with the family or only the child? ___________________________________________________



What can you tell me about fees for the first visit and each session? ___________________________________


_________________________________________________________________________________________



Do you take my insurance ? __________________________________________________________________

(Be sure to have your insurance card available when you call).



What can I expect from counseling? ____________________________________________________________



When can we schedule the first appointment? _____________________________________________________



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Shenandoah County






Practice

Phone

Services Offered

Ages of Clients Served

Fee Information

Blue Ridge Hospice

540-536-5210

Counseling Services

All ages

Most insurance accepted & Medicaid

Crossroads Counseling Center


Kadie King, MA, LPC

Clinical Director


459-9003


Provides counseling services and Intensive In-Home Services

At-risk children, adolescents & adults


Most insurance accepted & Medicaid


Intensive In-Home covered by Anthem private insurance 2017


D. Louise Garrett, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

New Vision Counseling Service, LLC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

105 Stony Pointe Way, Suite 221

Strasburg, VA 22657


540-465-4441


Adults, adolescents, individuals, couples, families and groups


All ages


Insurance accepted, Medicare, Anthem, PCN, Community Health


Monica Johns

Todd Hedinger

Life Enrichment Services, LLC

314 S. Main Street

Woodstock, VA 22664



540-908-8585

Counseling Serivices

All Ages

National Counseling Group

540-409-4920

Counseling Services

All ages



Northwestern Community Services

441 N. Main Street

Woodstock, VA 22664  



540-459-5180


Emotionally disturbed children, Mentally ill adults, Crisis services


3 & up


Insurance accepted, Medicaid, Medicare, Self-Pay (Sliding Scale)


Shenandoah Memorial Hospital

Physician’s Office Building

755 S. Main Street

Woodstock, VA 22664

  


540-459-1271


Adult & child psychiatry


All ages


Insurance accepted & Medicaid


Valley Behavioral Health Associates

Dr. Thomas Cardwell, M.D.

Donna van Horn, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Vicki Harmon, LPC

755 S. Main Street

Woodstock, VA 22664



540-459-1262


All areas


14 & up


Most insurance accepted & Medicaid

Shenandoah Community Counseling

Beth Rudy, LPC

147 North Main Street
Woodstock, VA  22664

540-325-9000

Counseling Services

All ages

Evening and weekend appointments.  

Rate:  $50.00 per hour.  Only accept cash payment.

Medicaid accepted

Kristee Trumbo

kristeejo13@gmail.com

540-246-1461

Counseling Services

All ages




Rockingham County






Practice

Phone

Services Offered

Ages of Clients Served

Fee Information


Rich Eberly, L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

1820 Country Club Road

Harrisonburg, VA 22801



540-434-3456


Individual, marriage counseling, mid-life issues, relationship concerns


Adults


Anthem, Value Options, Magellan, Southern Health

$80/session


JoAnn Grayson, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

356 S. Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801



540-833-5593


Children & adolescent services


All ages


Most insurance accepted & Medicaid


Cynthia W. Grey, Ed.S.

Licensed Professional Counselor

356 S. Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801



540-564-0444


Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, gay lifestyle, relationship, stress, transition, grief & codependency


18+

Adults & Couples


Most insurance accepted

$70/hr.



Barry Hensley

Licensed School Psychologist

31 Southgate Court, Suite 101

Harrisonburg, VA 22801




540-434-1494


Special education services, adjustment reaction disorders, school adjustment difficulties



All ages



Insurance accepted


Diane Hensley, L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

31 Southgate Court, Suite 101

Harrisonburg, VA 22801




540-434-1494


Special education services, adjustment reaction disorders, school adjustment difficulties



All ages



Insurance accepted


Anne L. Martin, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1820 Country Club Road

Harrisonburg, VA 22801



540-433-1663


Depression, anxiety, trauma recovery, eating disorders


Children

Adolescents

Adults


Most private insurance accepted


Dee Michael

320 S. Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801




540-432-9455


Substance abuse treatment & education, relationship, anxiety & depression


Teens & Adults


$65 Individual

$30 Group


Louisa S. Painter, L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

481 E. Market Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801


540-433-2622


Separation & divorce, depression & anxiety, trauma, ADHD, identity issues, PTSD, abuse, parenting issues, life transitions


6 & up


Major insurance accepted & Medicaid




Rockingham County






Practice

Phone

Services Offered

Ages of Clients Served

Fee Information

Joseph F. Pelligrino, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

481 E. Market Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801



540-574-2210


Depression, anxiety, blended families


5 – 65

Insurance & Medicaid accepted

Initial session: $110

Other sessions: $90


Newman Avenue Associates

110 Newman Avenue

Harrisonburg, VA 22801




540-434-2800


Individual, couples, family counseling, psychological services


Infant to Adult


Insurance accepted, Medicare & Medicaid


RMH Center for Behavioral Health

Wine-Price Bldg.  

752 Ott St.

Harrisonburg, VA 22801



540-564-5960

All areas

14 & up

Anthem, Medicaid, Medicare, Sentara


Randy & Ronda Weber, Ph.D.

Charis Institute

36 Southgate Court, Suite 102

Harrisonburg, VA 22801


540-568-1876



All areas


All ages

Most insurance accepted, some Medicaid


Richard P. Wettstone, L.P.C.

356 S. Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801



540-434-9430


Substance abuse, family therapy, anxiety, depression, divorce



12 & up

Accept all insurance

No Medicaid or Medicare


$70/hr. basic fee



N. Wayne Yoder, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

1820 Country Club Road

Harrisonburg, VA 22801



540-442-7352


Depression, anxiety, stress, relationships, trauma


6 & up


Insurance accepted

$80/hr.


Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

601 University Blvd., MSC 9012

Harrisonburg, VA 22807



540-568-1735



All areas

3 & up

Sliding scale fee; $5 for Medicaid patients



Family Life Resource Center

273 Newman Avenue

Harrisonburg, VA 22801




540-434-8450




Comprehensive counseling services

4 & up

Most major insurances accepted; Medicaid; Sliding scale




Frederick County





Practice

Phone

Services Offered

Ages of Clients Served

Fee Information


Mena Abrams, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

125 S. Cameron Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-722-0750


Alcohol/drug abuse,  depression, mental illness, eating disorders, family therapy, trauma, PTSD, adoption, anxiety, divorce



All ages


Insurance & fees vary by therapist.  No Medicaid


Amherst Psych & Ed. Center

109 Amherst Street

Winchester, VA 22601

540-665-1970

ADHD, learning disabilities, behavior disorders, parenting skills

Infant to 23

Most insurance accepted

Cheryl Beaudoin-Stehlin, MS, LPC, NCC
Center for Counseling and Growth, PLC
21 South Kent Street
Winchester, VA  22601

(540) 431-5909

Outpatient Counseling

Individual children, adolescents/ adults

Couples counseling

Family counseling

Supervised Visits (for families involved with the Court and DSS)

Adjustment Disorders,      Anxiety, Chronic health issues,         Depression,  Employment issues, Family conflict,      Grief/Loss, Mood disorders,

School issues

All ages

$150 (90 minute intake); $100 (50 minute counseling session)

Current Insurances/Funding accepted:  Anthem BC/BS, Anthem Healthkeepers (plus), Cigna, FAMIS, Magellan Behavioral Health, Optima, Virginia Premier, FAPT/CSA, VJCCCA, and self-pay.



Behavioral Resources

Dr. Randall L. Midock, Ph.D.

(Other Psychologists & Counselors at this practice)

134 W. Piccadilly Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-667-1389


Comprehensive, specializing in behavioral/cognitive behavioral



4 to Geriatric



Most insurance accepted,

No Medicaid


Blue Ridge Counseling Center

335 Westside Station Drive

Winchester, VA 22601

540-662-7555

Depression, ADHD, bipolar

4 & up

Community Health, Anthem

Medicare accepted


Ellen M. Capone, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

214 S. Braddock Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-678-0299


Gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, same sex couples, addiction, relapse, marital counseling



16 – 80



All major insurance accepted


Sarah C. Childress, M.Ed.

Licensed School Psychologist

801 S. Loudoun Street

Winchester, VA 22601




540-667-5431


ADHD, sexual/psychological abuse, children, adolescents, custody visitation supervision



5 – 22

(If in school full-time)



Community Health

Self-pay:  Intake $150

               Individual $130

               Testing $150/unit




Marsha A. Childs, L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

801 S. Loudoun Street

Winchester, VA 22601





540-667-5431





Anxiety, depression, PTSD, chronic illness




15 & up




Community Health

Self-pay: Intake $80

               Individual $80

               Conjoint $80



Counseling Associates

108 W. Clifford Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-665-1848



Individual, child, teen, marital, family



6 – 65


Eligible for insurance reimbursement to client depending on coverage.  Non-participating except for Community Health.  No Medicaid


Carmela Crawford, L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

Registered Play Therapist

125 S. Cameron Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-722-0750


Children, adolescents, family, emotional & behavioral concerns, divorce, grief issues, depression, anxiety




2½ - 60



Some insurance accepted,

No Medicaid

C. Robert Goshen, M.D.

200 N. Washington Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-955-1710


Psychotherapy,

Individual, couples, family


5 – 85


$180 Initial Diagnostic

$155/hr.

$105/half-hr.



Frederick County





Practice

Phone

Services Offered

Ages of Clients Served

Fee Information

Rauf Cheema and Shabana and Russell McKelway 540-667-1227

1812 West Plaza Drive

Winchester, VA 22601


540-667-1227

Dr. Cheema accepts kids 12 and up

Dr. Shabana accepts kids 16 and up

The office employs a therapist

Must complete an intake form- can download at www.winchesterpsychiatry.com

 





Gwen Corley, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

116 E. Cork Street

Winchester, VA 22601




540-722-0562


Anxiety, custody, visitation adjustment, child abuse, PTSD


3 –18

some adults


Medicaid, Anthem BC/BS, Community Health, Out of Network w/ all other insurance


John Lamanna, L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

123 Amherst Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-667-6523



Oppositional adolescent, marriage, family therapy




11–18 & up



$85 for 50 minutes


Bernard Lewis, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

801 S. Loudoun Street

Winchester, VA 22601




540-667-5431



Forensic, psychology, psychological evaluation



15 – 90



Community Health

Self-pay:  Intake $175

               Individual $160

               Testing $150/unit

Bob Lizer and Glenn McLaugherty

335 Westside Station Dr.

Winchester, VA 22601


540-662-7555





Russell B. McKelway, M.D.

423 W. Cork Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-667-1226


General psychiatry, substance abuse



10 & up


Many commercial carriers & Medicare

$200 First Visit

$100 Follow-up

Joan Monahan, L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

153 Creekside Lane

Winchester, VA 22602

540-533-6086

Anxiety/school issues, depression, coping skills, Women’s Wellness Group

All ages

Insurance not accepted

Self pay: $40-$110 depending on service session


Rebecca G. Morrison, M.A.

Licensed Professional Counselor

801 S. Loudoun Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-667-5431


Trauma issues, medical/health, chronic pain, abuse, psychological testing, academic assessments, depression/anxiety



Children

Adolescents

Adults



Community Health

Self-pay:  Intake $150

               Individual $130

               Testing $150/unit


Philip E. Pate, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

801 S. Loudoun Street

Winchester, VA 22601


540-667-5431


Behavior disorders, family issues


Children

Adolescents

Adults


Community Health

Self-pay:  Intake $175

               Individual $125

               Testing $150/unit



Fred Sabia, M.S.W.

Lighthouse Counseling

Licensed Professional Counselor

209 E. Boscawen Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-665-9585



Marital, depression, men’s issues, faith-based



Teens & up


Community Health

Self-pay:  Intake $100

               Regular $90

               

Frederick County






Shenandoah Family Institute, Inc.

Dan Petruso, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

124 Amherst Street

Winchester, VA 22601



540-667-6272



Individual, marital and family therapy



Ages 6 & up



Out of network provider


Donna Steffey, L.C.S.W.

Generations Counseling Center

5441 Main Street, Suite 202

Stephens City, VA 22655



540-931-1776


ADHD, disruptive behaviors, parenting education, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, transitioning, anger management



Children & Adults



$100/hr; Therapist will assist clients in filing insurance.  In process of becoming a provider.


Morgan Naar Sutton, LPC

300 Tudor Drive

Winchester, VA 22603



540-514-1028


Family therapy (step, blended, single parent, gay or lesbian), OCD, anxiety & phobias, AMAC’s (Adults Molested as Children) & other PTSD traumas, Depression, dysthimia, self-esteem issues, self-worth & self-validation.q


Adults-male & female


Adolescents – male & female


Children

Ages 7-12


Anthem BC/BS, Aetna, Optima Behavioral Health, Community Behavioral Health, Self-Pay


Jane Ann Thompson, L.C.S.W

158 Front Royal Pike, Suite 200-2

Winchester, VA 22602




540-665-0915


Adolescent & family issues, couples & individual counseling, addiction to alcohol & other drugs, women’s issues, depression



Adolescents & Adults



Most major insurance accepted

Elizabeth Trefzger and Don Lee

123 Amherst St.
Winchester, VA 22601

540-662-0992





Dr. Donald J. Vernon, L.P.C.

Licensed Professional Counselor

134 W. Piccadilly Street

Winchester, VA 22601




540-667-1389



Psychotherapy for mood & anxiety disorders, anger management



8 & up



Anthem BC/BS,

Community Health

$100/hr.


Dawn Welch, L.C.S.W., LLC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

5364 Main Street

Stephens City, VA 22655




540-868-9400



Play therapy, crisis intervention, children of divorce, loss, anxiety, school challenges, ADHD, OCD, ODD, Asperger’s, family counseling & gropus




Children, Adolescents, adults & families




Anthem BC/BS, Community Health

Centered on Change, LLC

Michelle LaPorte, L.C.S.W.

31 S. Braddock St. , Suite 206

Winchester, VA 22601


540-336-6498

Depression, anxiety, chronic illness, end of life issues, domestic violence, sexual assault

Children, Adolescents, adults & families

Medicaid, Anthem BC/BS, contracts with other insurances as needed.



Warren County






Practice

Phone

Services Offered

Ages of Clients Served

Fee Information

Aaron M. Clark, LCSW



540-247-2775

Individual, couples, and family counseling.  Dual diagnosis, anxiety, mood disorders, ADHD, thought disorders, grief and trauma

Children to adults

Most insurance and sliding scale






Additional resource:  www.psychologytoday.com has a therapist finder by zip code in the upper right corner of their web page.

Bullying

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Bullying is:

  • When someone purposely hurts someone else,

  • It happens over and over

  • The person being bullied feel scared or powerless like there is nothing they can do to stop it.

If the problem does not contain all three things then it is probably an accident, argument, or mean moment.









 






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