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Group therapy is an effective way to work on issues such as Social Anxiety, Self-Image, or Relationships. Due to Covid-19 our groups currently meet online.
We provide frequent workshops that are open to the community at no cost. Email us at contact@RVA-healthpsychology.com to register. Due to Covid-19 our workshops are currently online.
Jasmine Woods is an experienced Therapist in the Central Virginia area. She is originally from Hampton Roads, VA, making her way to RVA through her post-secondary schooling. She attended Virginia State University, where she obtained her Bachelor’s in Psychology and Masters in Counseling. She holds a graduate degree in School Counseling, as well as Community (Clinical) Counseling.
Throughout her nine years in the field, Ms. Woods has gained tremendous experience serving clients. From working within a Residential Facility with children to servicing adults with Mental Health Diagnosis, she has been able to apply a plethora of clinical modalities and orientations. She has also been trained in Trauma-Informed Care, completing Bio-Psychosocial assessments and Diagnostics using the DSM-V, and is well versed in identifying ACE’s.
Ms. Woods is currently completing her Residency in Counseling, to become a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has engaged in servicing clients and patients through Intensive In-Home counseling, Therapeutic Day Treatment counseling, Crisis Intervention, and Partial Hospitalization during this time. Ms. Woods hopes to complete her Residency and achieve her professional License by the start of 2021.
ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, TRAUMA
Michelle is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Mind-Body Specialist who has been helping clients improve their quality of life for over 20 years. Her therapeutic style is collaborative, friendly, informal and warm. She uses creativity, humor, attentiveness, and compassion to cultivate a healing environment.
Prior to her work as a psychotherapist, she worked as a health coach and fitness consultant. Her approach merges these fields as she take a strengths-based and solution-focused approach to addressing anxiety, relationship challenges, and behavior change. With an existential lens, Michelle utilizes narrative therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mind-body techniques to identify unmet needs and change dysfunctional patterns.
Michelle is involved in therapists’ education with a focus on curriculum development as well as counselor supervision. Her current research focuses on the identification of weight bias, its effects, and interventions to help remedy these effects. She presents locally and nationally on this topic and is passionate about community involvement and changing the culture around fitness and weight management.
SPECIALTIES: anxiety, managing anger, life transitions, body image, health behavior change, self confidence, mindfulness, weight management, relationships, as well as struggles with clutter and disorganization.
MUST BE LOCATED IN VIRGINIA or WASHINGTON, DC. Michelle is not currently accepting new therapy clients. Michelle has availability as a coach and is seeing new coaching clients.