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Chesapeake Counselors

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Rev. Cory Newell
5.0
from 33 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 70 hires on Thumbtack
Carolyn C.
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My husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary by renewing our vows on the beach in Sandbridge, VA where we were originally married. Pastor Cory was so easy to work with; he was very quick to reply to any questions/concerns that I had and took the time to meet with me before our ceremony to get to know each other and to make me feel at ease. I received several compliments from family members of his service, which he provided a copy of to me after the service! He is thoughtful, easy to work with and excellent at what he does. I'm so glad that I selected him and would not have any reservation recommending him to ANYONE! Thank you Pastor Cory for making our 25th Anniversary Vow Renewal Ceremony so special. With warm regards, Phil & Carol

  • 2 years in business
  • 49 hires on Thumbtack
Jane L.
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Our counselor Anna helped us through a difficult time in our marriage. Her compassion and guidance was incredibly helpful.

Ed Clark
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 19 years in business
Susan S.
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He is a fantastic speaker, counselor, and teacher. Well organized. Full of enthusiasm and spirit.

Full of Faith, LLC
4.8
from 6 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ashley D.
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The counselor was excellent and helpful; very professional and understanding. Definitely well worth it and I would absolutely recommend Full of Faith to anyone in need of the services they provide.

LaTarisha Beamon
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Anjorita H.
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    Mrs. Beamon is an awesome teacher and counselor. She works with tge students in a calming manner and sincerely wants tht children to learn and achieve. She encourages students to be and do beyond their best.

    • 3 years in business
    • 2 hires on Thumbtack
    Rita O.
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    Resurrection Center Ministries provide excellent services. Elder Johnson is a wonderful counselor who provides quality feedback and advice during my husband and I pre and post marital counseling. I loved all of the techniques and scriptures he used for us to understand and apply to our day life. A book he recommend and applied to our premarital counseling is: The Language of Love & Respect by Dr. Eggerichs. The book is great for couple to understand each other. Elder Johnson is highly recommended by us, he is the best of the best.

    Dean L.
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    Dr. Gudor is a wonderful personal counselor. My sessions with her have made a great positive difference in my life.

    • 31 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Dan S.
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    Dr. Holland is an excellent and professional counselor. He provides a notable level of warmth and encouragement. Anyone would be fortunate to work with him!

    MA Resident in Counseling
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 2 years in business
    • 4 hires on Thumbtack
    Curtis J.
    Verified review

    I scheduled counseling for me and my spouse and the counselor was just amazing and the setting was really helpful. I felt extra comfort with coming to her and having someone who was able to help me and my spouse figure things out.

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      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What is a psychologist?

      A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

      A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

      • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
      • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
      • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
      • Overcoming addictions.
      • Managing chronic illness.
      • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

      What are the types of psychologists?

      Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

      • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
      • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
      • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
      • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
      • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
      • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
      • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
      • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
      • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
      • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
      • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
      • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
      • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
      • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
      • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
      • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
      • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
      • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
      • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

      How much do therapists cost?

      If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

      Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

      Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

      To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.

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