Richmond Creative Counseling- Southside


Richmond Creative Counseling- Willow Lawn


Joanne Costlow, LCSW (she/her)


Practice Location:

Southside & Virtual

Ages Treated:

Adults: 18+

Primary Areas of Clinical Interest & Expertise:

· Somatic Therapy, Parts Work, & Sensory Processing
· Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) & Mindfulness
· Mood regulation
· Life transitions, spirituality, relationships, & addiction


Joanne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) dedicated to working with individuals seeking to find balance and cultivate stronger and healthier relationships in their lives. Her niche for somatic therapy and mindfulness plays with traditional talk therapy in harnessing an integrative approach to mind-body wellness. Joanne is known for fostering a nurturing environment that allows her clients to feel a sense of safety and support through their journey toward wholeness and connection.

Joanne’s background is rooted in community settings, having worked with individuals facing addiction, homelessness, incarceration, mental illness, disability, and various other challenges. Her experience working with some of the most vulnerable populations allows her to have a sense of competency and empathy when working with individuals through the most challenging times of their lives. Joanne enjoys celebrating her clients' accomplishments, no matter how big or small, and seeks to guide her clients toward more embodied living.

Master of Social Work - Virginia Commonwealth University
Bachelor of Science, Psychology - George Mason University

Licenses & Certifications:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

While Joanne is contracted with the following insurance payers, we recommend contacting your insurance company to determine if your plan has any restrictions or limitations:

- Anthem (Commercial and Medicaid)
- Aetna (Commercial)
- Awaiting Credentialing with Cigna
- Molina Complete Care of Virginia Medicaid
- Optima Medicaid (awaiting Commercial credentialing)
- Optum/ UnitedHealthcare Medicaid (awaiting Commercial credentialing)

Richmond Creative Counseling

Willow Lawn

Richmond Creative Counseling