Paula O Leary,LPC

Paula O Leary,LPC

License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPC - 0904011005
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Optima
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • Optum
  • Optum/United Health Care
  • Optum Health
  • Piedmont Community Health Plan
  • Quest Behavioral Health
  • Tricare
  • TRICARE Non-Network Provider
  • United Health Care
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Richmond, Virginia 23230

My Approach to Helping

Paula O’Leary is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has worked in the mental health field for 15 years in a variety of settings, including outpatient, school, community-based, residential, hospital, and correctional settings. Paula specializes in treating depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, substance use, and other issues. Shecompleted her master's degree at Cardinal Stritch University. Paulahas also completed additional training in trauma and has obtained certification as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP). Paula uses an integrated approach, which may incorporate the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, person-centered, solution-focused, and mindfulness, with a focus on each individual’s specific needs and goals. Shebelieves in creating a safe, supportive space for individuals to express themselves without fear of judgment. Paula will assist individuals in building insight, in exploring past experiences and the impact they may be having on their current functioning, and in developing healthy ways to manage stressors. She recognizes that seeking services can feel overwhelming, but welcomes the opportunity to support you in this process.

More Info About My Practice

Established in 2008, Thriveworks is a leading mental health provider working to make therapy better for everyone. Thriveworks offers in-person and online care, with 380+ offices across the country and online providers in 49 states.Thriveworks’  licensed providers accept most insurances, covering 180 million Americans. They provide personalized treatment for depression, anxiety, trauma, stress, relationship issues, and more.

Services I Provide

Ages I Work With

  • Adults


  • English

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues

Types of Therapy

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