Resident Counselor

Danielle Sims, MA

Seeing Individuals, Ages 9 & Above

Danielle cares for children, adolescents and adults.  She specializes in helping children and adolescents with academic and emotional challenges.  With seven years of classroom teaching experience and a Masters degree in counseling, Danielle is well suited for helping students master school and emotional challenges.

In counseling, Danielle uses cognitive behavioral therapy, internal family systems theory, and solution focused therapy.  Her clinical experience includes work with depression, anxiety disorders, ADHD, panic attacks, anger management and relationship issues.

Her teaching experience includes instruction in biology, honors chemistry, and special ed scince classes.  She has worked closely with students of varied backgrounds including those with learning disabilities and behavioral issues. She is familiar with Virginia IEPs and 504 plans.

Danielle earned her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University.  She also earned a Master’s Degree in teaching from George Mason University and has taken post-graduate classes at Dallas Theological Seminary.   Danielle’s public speaking experience includes presentations on the challenges of Asian American adolescents and cross-cultural adoption.

Danielle is currently working towards state-licensure as an LPC in the commonwealth of Virginia.  She provides counseling under the supervision of Dan Towery, LPC.

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