Calming Wind Counseling Services, LLC is a group mental health private practice located at 9023 Forest Hill Ave in the Bon Air, VA area. We are a team of licensed mental health professionals who are driven to provide effective and humanistic counseling.
Through the use of evidence based practices Calming Wind Counseling Services providers utilize individual, couples, group, and family strengths to assist clients in building successful and enjoyable lives.
Calming Wind Counseling Services, LLC provides outpatient therapy, telemental health, clinical supervision, clinical consultation, and clinical education services. Through these services Calming Wind Counseling Services, LLC promotes the growth and development of clients, clinicians in training, and fellow clinicians.
OUR THERAPY INTERNS
January 2021 - May 2022
Victor is a graduate student in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Adams State University. He holds a Ph.D. in the physical sciences from Cornell University, with research interests in the natural patterns of life, including social and psychological well-being.
Victor believes that we all get stuck sometimes. It’s a normal part of life. He offers a safe, compassionate space for you to work with your life stressors. Whether you’re struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, addiction, or other challenges impacting your health and well-being, we’ll work together to meet your therapy goals.
He is author of the book, The Hidden Gifts of Addiction: The Direct Path of Recovery.
May 2021 - April 2022
Harley is dedicated to creating a warm and collaborative environment for clients. She holds an MA from Columbia University in Education and is in her final year at William and Mary's Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master's program. Prior to clinical mental health counseling, Harley worked as a special education teacher, museum educator, and inclusion counselor for young people with autism. Her areas of interest include cultural identity, body image, and mindfulness practices for everyday life. Harley approaches therapy with careful consideration for the client’s strengths, challenges, and lived experiences. She believes that working toward therapy goals can help us feel more at peace with life and give us a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world around us.
January 2021 - December 2021
Jerry is from the greater Richmond area in Virginia. He holds a master’s degree in Psychology from George Mason University and is currently a graduate student of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the College of William & Mary. Additionally, Jerry serves part-time as a Psychology Professor at various institutions in Virginia and has research interests in social justice, privilege, and mental health and well-being. In regard to counseling, Jerry is interested in working with adults dealing with anxiety, depression, and general life stressors. He believes that self-awareness and balance are essential goals for personal growth, and that collaborative relationship between clients and therapists help navigate goals and approaches.
August 2021 - May 2022
Emily believes in an individual's ability to inspire change in themselves. She graduated from Randolph-Macon College in 2018 with a BA in Psychology. Prior to graduation, she began working at a sexual and domestic violence agency where she provides supportive services and education to youth and their families. While she did not originally have plans to work with children, their resilience has inspired her in countless ways. Emily believes in a trauma informed-approach that allows people to be empowered in their healing journey. Upon graduating from Walden University in May 2022, Emily hopes to work with individuals who are grieving, and survivors of sexual and domestic violence. She believes in the power of laughter, is a life-long learner, and is always looking for ways to grow.