Meet Our Therapists

The therapists at Virginia Beach Counseling and Wellness are highly skilled senior level clinicians who are dedicated to helping you and your family.  Each therapist has their own specialty and populations they love to work with.  Our primary specialties are listed below the photo.  Click the photo for a detailed bio.   If you are not sure about which therapist may be a good fit, you can contact our intake coordinator who can help determine which therapist can help.

Alyssa Strickland, LPC, ATR-BC, CSAC
Alyssa Strickland, LPC, ATR-BC, CSACTherapist
Art therapy | play therapy | trauma/loss | anxiety | depression | addiction | ages 3+ | teens | adults | families
Ben Newman LPC, NCC, CSAC, MAC, ACS
Ben Newman LPC, NCC, CSAC, MAC, ACSTherapist
Trauma | grief/loss | adoption | depression | anxiety | addiction | children 3+ | tens | adults | couples | families
Fred Fritz, LPC, CSAC, CAADC
Fred Fritz, LPC, CSAC, CAADCTherapist
Grief/loss | depression | addiction | men’s issues | adults | families
Phyllis Pierce, LCSW
Phyllis Pierce, LCSWTherapist
Anxiety | depression | substance abuse | chronic illness | HIV/AIDS | traumatic stress | adults
Kriston Nixon, LPC
Kriston Nixon, LPCTherapist
Perinatal mental health | women’s issues | LGBT | children | teens | adults | couples | families | play therapy
Lilani Reagan, Resident in Counseling
Lilani Reagan, Resident in CounselingTherapist
Art therapy | children 8+ | teens | ADHD | oppositional defiance | conduct disorder | depression | anxiety
Natalie Wingfield, LPC
Natalie Wingfield, LPCFounder and Therapist
Eating disorders | anxiety | trauma | LGBT | adults