Natalie is a compassionate, warm, and dedicated therapist eager to assist individuals in finding their ideal path along life's journey. She enjoys meeting people wherever they feel stuck and using creative strategies to problem-solve difficult and seemingly hopeless situations. Whether looking to make a big life transition, wanting to explore "old stuff," or just feeling completely stuck, she is open to being a companion along the way, offering interactive feedback, support, encouragement, and positive solutions when needed. She enjoys working with teenagers, adults, and couples. Natalie has special interest in the areas of career counseling, self-esteem, spirituality, parenting, women's issues, anxiety, anger management, and depression. As a former school teacher, Natalie believes in the power of knowledge as one important tool in helping individuals heal and move forward. She incorporates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, and Creative Therapies into her practice. In addition to working at Richmond Creative Counseling, Natalie also facilitates Parenting Groups for Greater Richmond SCAN. She has been told that she is engaging, approachable, and relatable by many of the parents who attend her groups. Natalie has completed specialized training in Child-Parent Relationship Therapy and is eager to assist parents in learning more effective strategies to connect with and have healthy relationships with their children. She is currently in training as an EMDR practitioner.
Master of Arts (Professional Counseling ) - Liberty University
Master of Arts (Teaching- Licensed for Early Childhood Special Education)- University of Virginia
Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)- University of Virginia