Mental health providers and services

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MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER LISTING (Mental Health professionals licensed by the State of Virginia who practice in the private

sector in the greater Fredericksburg area)

GENERAL INFORMATION Mental Health America of Fredericksburg (MHAF) provides a free, confidential Mental Health HelpLine to assist people in accessing needed resources in our community.

In order to provide accurate information to callers, MHAF maintains a listing of mental health professionals and agencies licensed by the State of Virginia who practice in the City of Fredericksburg, and counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford. The provider listing reflects information as reported by providers and agencies to MHAF since September 2018.

Mental health providers are listed alphabetically by name, followed by their licensure and/or certification and practice information. All information was self-reported by providers. Interest areas are listed alphabetically to ease identification of providers who can meet one's specific needs. The range of costs can vary by provider thus fees are not included. Most providers can receive third-party payments; individuals are encouraged to contact their own health insurance carriers for coverage benefits/limitations.

The following color code is used to make it easier to identify practitioners who provide services that are frequently requested by HelpLine callers.

Green Red Blue Orange Purple

psychiatrists child / adolescent service providers Medicaid and / or Medicare providers faith / spirituality / Christian counseling Bi-Lingual Providers

Provider's Note: Please contact MHAF at 540-371-2704 or email mhafred@ to report any additions, deletions and /or changes in your information, so an accurate listing is available to people in our community who are seeking mental health services.

Mental Health HelpLine

A free, confidential information and referral service to mental health practitioners, treatment services, community resources and educational literature

Monday ? Friday

9:00 am ? 5:00 pm

Call 540-371-2704 or toll free 800-684-6423

A service of

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It is our hope that children and adults of all ages will find the support they seek to meet their specific needs within our community by using this service. It is also for school

counselors, physicians, case managers and anyone who wants to locate mental health practitioners and services in the greater Fredericksburg area.

In case of a mental health emergency,

Call 9-1-1 Or

go to the nearest Hospital Emergency Room Or

Call Rappahannock Area Community Services Board In Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania or Stafford, call 540-373-6876

In Caroline County, call 804-633-4148 In King George County, call 540-775-5064

Or Call the Suicide Lifeline 800-273-TALK

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MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDERS (Revised October 2018)

Carl Ackerman, LCSW Mental Health Resources 412 Chatham Square Office Park Fredericksburg, VA 22405 Phone: (540) 899-9826 Fax: (540) 373-3913 Modality: individual, couples Ages: adult 21 Interest Areas: adjustment issues; anger management; anxiety; bipolar disorder; conflict management; depression; divorce, domestic violence; duel diagnosis; elderly issues; grief; impulse control; men's issues; mood disorders; OCD; panic disorders; personality disorders; psychotic disorders; relationship issues; stress management Specialized techniques: CBT-short term problem solving Accepts Medicaid/Medicare, Worker's Compensation, TriCare, Sliding scale clients (Information updated 09/2018)

Ann Ahearn, LCSW 2217 Princess Anne Suite 201-1 Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Phone: (540) 656-6766 Fax: (540) 479-6003 Email: ahearnlcsw@ Modality: Individual, couples Ages: adult 25 ? 100 Interest Areas: adjustment issues; bereavement; dealing with medical issues; elderly issues; family issues; geriatric issues; grief; life changes; mood disorders; relationship issues; women's issues Accepts Medicare (Information updated 09/2018)

Syed Ahmed, MD Psychiatric Care, Inc. 621A Jefferson Davis Hwy, Suite 101 Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Phone:(540) 891-7766 Hours: M ? Fri 9 am ? 4 pm/closed 12 pm ? 1 pm Modality: individual Ages: adolescent 16+, adult, older adult Interest Areas: adjustment issues; Alzheimer's; anxiety; ADD/ADHD; bereavement; bipolar disorder; dementia; depression; geriatric issues; grief; OCD; panic disorders; PTSD; postpartum depression; psychosomatic disorder; psychotic disorders; relationship issues; schizoaffective disorder; schizophrenia; stress management; suicide ideation Specialized Techniques: medication evaluation/management Languages: Japanese, Hindi, Bengali Accepts Medicaid/Medicare (Information updated 07/2018)

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Tina Almeida, LPC, RPT Aquia Counseling and Therapy 305 Hanson Ave. Suite 170 Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Phone: (540) 361-4330 Fax: (540) 361-4331 Email: tinaalmeidalpc@ Modality: individual Ages: child 2+; adolescent; adult Interest Areas: adjustment issues; adolescent issues; anxiety; ADD/ADHD; autism spectrum; behavior issues; child development; depression; life changes; parenting issues; postpartum depression; relationship issues; school problems; stress management; women's issues Specialized techniques: play therapy Special Populations: autism spectrum disorders; child/adolescent Accepts TriCare (Information updated 09/2018)

Ali Altahir, MD Altahir Behavioral Health 239 Garrisonville Rd Suite 201 Stafford VA 22554 Phone: 703-879-1542 Fax: 703-468-1381 Ages: child & adolescents 3-15 only Interest Areas: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), intellectual disabilities, Autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, and psychosis; child and adolescent psychiatry (Information Updated 9/2018)

Marie T. Anderson, MA, LPC New Hope Associates 11920 Sawhill Blvd Spotsylvania VA 22553 Phone: (540) 845-2525 Fax: (540) 301-5657 Email: manderson.lpc@ Modality: individual, couples, family Ages: adult 18 - 100 Interest Areas: adjustment issues; anger management; anxiety; ADD/ADHD; bereavement; bipolar disorder; codependency; conflict management; cutting/self-injury; depression; divorce; family issues; grief; life changes; Men's issues; mood disorders; OCD; panic disorders; parenting issues; PTSD; postpartum depression; relationship issues; spiritual issues; stress management; trauma; women's issues Specialized techniques: Christian counseling (Information updated 06/2018)

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Nicole Anderson, PsyD, LPC Simply Counseling, LLC 10500 Wakeman Drive #240 Fredericksburg VA 22407 Phone: (540) 419-0229 Modality: individual, couples, family, group Ages: child 3+, adolescent, adult to 65 Interest Areas: adjustment issues; adolescent issues; alcohol abuse; anger management; anxiety; ADD/ADHD; behavior issues; bereavement; bipolar disorder; child abuse; child development; codependency; conflict management; cutting/self-injury; depression; divorce; domestic violence; drug abuse; dual diagnosis; eating disorders; family issues; gay/lesbian/transgender; grief; impulse control; learning problems; life changes; men's issues; mood disorders; OCD; pain management; panic disorders; parenting issues; physical abuse; PTSD; postpartum depression; psychotic disorders; relationship issues; schizoaffective disorder; schizophrenia; school problems; self-injury; sexual abuse; spiritual issues; stress management; substance abuse; suicide ideation; trauma; women's issues Specialized techniques: Christian counseling; play therapy; psychological testing Special populations: child/adolescent; gay/lesbian/transgender; military families/veterans; rape/sexual assault Group: CBT; Women's Support Group; Court-ordered psychological testing; Court-order treatment (Information updated 04/2018)

Alicia Azpiri, MD ? Tele-Psychiatry Inpathy Behavioral Health ? Tele-Psychiatry Address: Mailing Address: 2740 Fort Avenue Suite B, Lynchburg VA 24501 Phone: 434-258-9620 FAX: 856-872-2524 Email: amjones@ Modality: Individuals Ages: 18 to 80 Interest Areas: Adjustment Issues, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management, Anxiety Disorders, ADD/ADHD, Behavior Issues, Bereavement, Bipolar Disorder, Child Abuse, Codependency, Conflict Management, Custody, Issues, Cutting/Self-Injury, Depression, Developmental Disorders, Disability Issues, Dissociative Identity, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Drug Abuse, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Elderly Issues, Family Issues, Gay/Lesbian, Geriatric Issues, Grief, Head Trauma, Hoarding, Impulse Control, Learning Problems, Life Changes, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, OCD, Pain Management, Panic Disorders, Parenting Issues, Personality Disorders, Physical Abuse, PTSD, Postpartum Depression, Psychosomatic Disorder, Psychotic Disorder, Relationship Issues, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia, School Problems, Self-Injury, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Dysfunction, Spiritual Issues, Stress Management, Substance Abuse, Suicidality, Trauma, Women's Issues. Specialized Techniques: Psychological Testing, Medication Evaluation/Management, Disability Testing. Special Populations: Gay/Lesbian/Transgender, Intellectual Disabilities, Law Enforcement Families, Military Families/Veterans, Rape and Sexual Assault.

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Languages: Spanish (native language; fully proficient), Sign for the Hearing Impaired Provides Court-Ordered Treatment (Information updated 09/2018)

Dianne Bachman, LCSW (WAITING LIST) 804 Charles Street Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Phone: (540) 845-7622 Cell: (540) 845-7622 Fax: (540) 322-3774 Email: dbachmanlcsw@ Modality: individuals, couples, family, group Ages: child 5+, adolescent, 100+ Interest Areas: adjustment issues; adolescent issues; anxiety disorders; ADD/ADHD; behavior issues; bereavement; bipolar disorder; conflict management; cutting / self-injury; depression; dissociative identity disorder; elderly issues; family issues; gay/lesbian/ transgender; geriatric issues; grief; life changes; mood disorders; OCD; panic disorders; parenting issues; PTSD; postpartum depression; psychosomatic disorder; relationship issues; school problems; self-injury; spiritual issues; stress management; trauma; women's issues Specialized Techniques: play therapy; Hypnosis, Expressive Arts Special Populations: gay/lesbian/ transgender; Accepts Medicare/Medicaid, Worker's Compensation (Information updated 04/2018)

Ann Bernardi, LSCW Harbor House Grief Support Services Mary Washington Healthcare 2103 Washington Ave Fredericksburg VA 22401 Phone: 540-741-1874 Email: ann.bernardi@ Modality: Individual, Couples, Family, Group (For the Grieving Population) Ages: Youngest 3yrs. Oldest 100 yrs. Special Populations: Child/Adolescent, Law Enforcement Families, Military Families, Rape/Sexual Assault, Bereaved, Teen Age Group, Family Group. Bereavement Services are free and available to anyone in the community with limited grief groups in select schools (Kids Helping Kids). Participants must register/be appropriate for group. No fees for any services. (Information updated 06/2018)

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