Vanessa Johnson,LPC

Vanessa Johnson,LPC

License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: LPC - 0701012594
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • 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 23223

My Approach to Helping

As an African-American female, I understand the presenting issues of financial and racial disparity, cultural bias, and intergenerational issues.

Vanessa Johnson is an LPC and Certified Substance Use Counselor for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Vanessa offers over 30 years of experience in helping individuals with physical, emotional, and mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, and substance use. She has worked as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor and a Certified Substance Use Counselor with the Commonwealth of Virginia. She is also an Ordained Minister experienced in pastoral counseling. Vanessa facilitates the growth experience for her clients using strength-based, cognitive-behavioral, and reality counseling to assist her clients with the issues they are presenting. She is compassionate and respects the individuality and cultural backgrounds of her clients. Vanessa has the ability to establish a healthy rapport with her clients, understanding it takes courage to ask for help. “I believe counseling is a partnership with the counselor and client striving to achieve a healthy life purpose for self,” says Vanessa.

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
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues

Types of Therapy

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