Amy Reamer

LMFT, RPT

Amy Reamer

LMFT, RPT

Professions: Counselor, Creative Arts Therapist, Marriage & Family Therapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapy - 0717001370
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid (some plans)
  • Optima
Fees: $150 intakeassessment, $100 per clinical hour for individualcouplesfamily therapy, $30 per clinical hour for group therapy

Offices

2301 Hilliard Rd Ste 8
Henrico, Virginia 23228

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My Approach to Helping

Feeling frustrated and overwhelmed with yourself or your child? Not sure where to turn for help for yourself or your adopted child? You don't have to continue this fight alone. I am here to help adoptive families take control of their own emotions, heal from the pain of the past, using their own strengths and uniqueness. The types of therapy and tools used in my work are guided by the goals and needs of the family in the room with me. Everyone is capable of finding a path to their goals and I feel privileged to be a witness to their journey. Words are often not enough to heal - how many times have you told your story and not felt better? We can use play, art, music, sand tray, EMDR- and many other tools to help you express yourself and be heard - at your own pace.

More Info About My Practice

Addressing the Needs of the Heart with the Brain in Mind!

My Role as a Therapist

My role is NOT to be the expert - my clients are the experts on themselves - I see my role as a guide to re-discovering strengths or new paths to the goals of my clients. I listen with the intent to understand - this means listening not only to my client's words but also listening through actions, behaviors, play and art.

Had a Negative Therapy Experience?

Me too! Making the decision to reach out for help is hard enough - if you have a negative experience it can be even harder to try again. In my practice it is important to know that you are driving the bus and are seen as a competent driver - we strive to help people have an experience that feels non-judgmental, accepted for who they are and where they are at in life. Your time is valuable and therapy should be helpful.

How My Own Struggles Made Me a Better Therapist

I am a parent too - including a special needs child (sensory processing disorder) and an adopted child. Parenting is the most challenging and rewarding journey out there. No parent is perfect and no child is perfect. Parents are trying hard to do what is best for their child and it is heartbreaking to watch your child struggle. When life throws you situations you have not encountered before or you have sought help and have not seen positive change it can feel very overwhelming and lonely. It is not easy asking for help as a parent - it can feel like you are not a good parent. YOU ARE A GOOD PARENT - we all need help from time to time - it takes a village - you are welcome here.

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Services I Provide

  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults

Languages

  • English

Groups I Work With

    Individuals and families impacted by adoption, foster care, sensory processing disorder, learning disabilities, traumatic experiences, Autism, ADHD, PTSD.

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders (Autism, Aspergers, etc.)
  • Disability
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Oppositional and Defiant Behavior in Children and Teen
  • Parenting
  • Perfectionism
  • Physical Abuse
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Art Therapy
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Expressive Arts Therapy
  • Family Attachment Narrative Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Filial Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)
  • Music Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Theraplay
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
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