Licensed
Online Counseling
Chat Now

LCSW Alyson Whitaker

Online counseling

Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.

And recovery is possible.

Alyson Whitaker is an experienced, licensed Medical Health Professional who specializes in affordable online therapy.

More about me

Licensing: LCSW
Years in Practice: 8

Hello! My name is Alyson, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia with over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. I have spent over half of my profession working with clients in crisis. I have worked with clients experiencing issues with depression, anxiety, trauma, life changes, stress management, those managing disabilities and student (college) populations.

I have a person centered, solution focused style. I believe in honesty, dignity and respect as core values. My goal is to meet you where you are and assist you with moving to where you want to be.

I am aware it takes courage to seek professional help. My goal is to provide you with a safe, nonjudgmental space, to assist you with the tools and skill sets to help you be the best you in moving forward. I’d love to help guide you along the way.

About online counseling

Online counseling allows you to receive care from an online mental health practitioner via phone, video chat, or instant messaging. It is convenient for those who may have trouble getting to or would prefer not to have in-person therapy appointments. Ranging from $35 to $80 per week, online counseling is generally more affordable than in-person counseling. A study by researchers at University of California, Berkeley found that online counseling can be just as effective as face-to-face therapy while being more convenient, affordable, and accessible.

Try online counseling with Alyson Whitaker

Chat now
Issues
Stress Anxiety Self esteem Depression Coping with life changes Relationship issues Family conflicts Trauma and abuse Grief Intimacy-related issues Career difficulties Bipolar disorder ADHD
Languages Spoken
English

Services offered

100% confidential · No judgment

Messaging
Live Chat
Phone
Video

When you tap CHAT NOW a new window will open and you'll be directed to a simple form that will help start the conversation.

Reviews for Alyson Whitaker

Overall Rating

7 Reviews
Rate Alyson How was your experience?

Overall

- Understanding and has a calm approach which relaxes me

J.O.·Aug 19, 2021

Overall

I have only had a few sessions with Alyson, and she has already become such a fortress in my mental wellness journey. Her background in community organizing and crisis counseling equips her to offer a grounded and objective point of view, while simultaneously being a safe space for me to voice anything that I need to work through. She offers pertinent resources, extremely helpful advice, and is an excellent listener. Our sessions have given me so much solace.

E.L.·Jul 23, 2021

Overall

Good therapist

M.A.·Jun 19, 2021

Overall

Alyson has been very supportive and given me some useful tools.

M.A.·Jun 17, 2021

Overall

Amazing...thank you Alyson!

W.I.·Jun 12, 2021

Overall

Alyson has been great so far. She is very intuitive and is able to put words to what I am feeling that I am unable to articulate. She listens as well as teaches which is a great combination for me.

A.L.·Jun 02, 2021

Overall

Alyson has been very helpful so far, our discussions and the supplementary material she sends me have been useful in understanding myself better.

H.E.·May 03, 2021

Benefits

Alyson Whitaker offers counseling online via BetterHelp

  • Affordable: Pay a low flat fee for unlimited counseling.
  • Convenient: Do it at your own time and at your own pace. Communicate as often as you want and whenever you feel it's needed.
  • Available Now: There is no waiting list and no calls to make. Simply fill out a short questionnaire and send your first message.