Brittany Bailey, LCSW HIPAA Privacy and Security Officer
Philosophy: Brittany takes a client-centered, holistic, and supportive approach while working with clients and their families to bring about positive outcomes.
Education and Training: Brittany is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Virginia. She graduated with distinction from James Madison University, receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. She completed her Bachelor's internship at the Office on Children and Youth, working with all youth-serving organizations in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County to support, coordinate and examine the needs of children and adolescents. She then attended an accelerated graduate program and holds a Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from George Mason University. Brittany gained direct clinical experience at Fellowship Health Resources in Arlington, VA, providing intensive support living services for adults with severe mental health disorders. She has received training in Sand Tray Therapy, Play Therapy, and Expressive Arts modalities and interventions.
Clinical Areas of Expertise: Ms. Bailey has a special interest in working with individuals with issues around ADHD, adjustment, anxiety, behavior, depression, impulse control, LGBTQ+, mood, self-esteem, selective mutism, sensory issues, and trauma.
Services offered: Brittany provides play therapy for children as young as three and individual talk therapy for both children and adolescents. She primarily uses client-centered therapy and sand tray therapy interventions and techniques, though may utilize directive modalities, such as CBT and DBT, depending on the needs of the client.
Favorite quote: "And in the end, the love you take is equal to the love you make." - The Beatles
Betsy Farasey, LPC
Betsy Farasey, LPC
Philosophy: Betsy's goal is to make counseling a positive and rewarding experience for you and your family. As a parent, she knows the desire to help your children reach their greatest potential by giving them the right tools for success. Your child's success starts with therapy being a safe and supportive environment. Betsy will meet your child at their level, working with them to build rapport and developing a plan to support a reduction of symptoms along with emotional growth. Betsy's approach identifies areas of strength and areas for growth in your child. As a team, you will implement the strategies and tools that work best for your child at home, in school and in the community.
Education and Training: Betsy holds a Master of Arts, in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Wright State University and a Bachelor of Arts, in Political Science from Coastal Carolina University. Betsy received training in Trauma Focused CBT, CBT, Mindfulness, Attachment, Sand Tray Therapy, and Animal Assisted Therapy. She is currently perusing a Certification Play Therapy. Betsy is a Resident in Counseling, working towards Licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia. She works under the supervision of Maureen Flaherty M.Ed., LPC, Approved Supervisor..
Clinical Areas of Expertise: Betsy has a special interest in working with children, adolescents and their families that have experienced ADHD, bipolar disorder, adjustment disorder, ODD, OCD, PTSD, depression, anxiety, conversion disorder, reactive attachment disorder, autism spectrum, sexual behavior concerns, and victims of sexual abuse.
Services offered: Betsy offers play therapy for children and individual therapy for adolescents.
Favorite quote: "Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We only have today. Let us begin." - Mother Teresa