Therapist in Gainesville, Virginia Chase Butala, Therapist

Licenses: LPC/LCPC VA, MD, WVA

Provider Gender: Male

Ages Served: 15-64

Appointments: Telehealth only. In-office visits not available

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Gainesville, Virginia Chase Butala, LPC

Chase Butala, LPC

Chase received his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology in 2006 at the Shippensburg University, and his Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from West Virginia University in 2009. He has 15 plus years of experience in the mental health field.
In 2009 he was, and remains, certified as a Rehabilitation Counselor by Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification. He worked at Timber Ridge School (Winchester, VA) for 5 years providing case management, group interventions, crisis intervention, and assisting in treatment development for adolescent males. For 5 years Chase provided, individual, group and family therapy along with being the Residential Administrator at Grafton Integrated Health Network in Berryville, VA. He received a License as a Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia in 2014. For 5 years Chase worked as the Director of Admissions at North Spring Behavioral Healthcare inpatient hospital and residential treatment center. Chase became a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in West Virginia in 2010. Chase currently also works with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services in Maryland as the Regional Mental Health Director providing oversight to psychiatry and mental health services provided to the 5 prisons in Hagerstown and Cumberland, Maryland.
Chase provides individual, family therapy, and couples therapy, to adults, and adolescents above age 14. He views the therapeutic alliance between client and therapist as the essential force in the changes that take place with therapy. He considers the clients as the experts of their lives. Chase focuses on helping clients understand the process of subconscious thinking and increase insight into and make changes to the individual programs and interpersonal cycles we run without our knowledge. Chase engages patients in healing work when necessary to make the improvements necessary to promote healthier subconscious programming. Chase works with patients that are struggling or in crisis on improving their toolbox of coping strategies. Within the structure of the therapeutic relationship, Chase assists clients to understand and address their secondary gains that keep them stuck and prevent change.
Chase uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psycho-Educational Therapy, Reality Therapy and REBT. He has additional training in substance abuse, sex offending, sex trafficking, EMDR and Internal Family Systems. Chase’s theoretic approach is based on the belief that clients are in charge of their counseling experience. They will learn the bounds of aspects of their life that they can control and what they cannot. Clients will understand that the therapeutic relationship is a partnership in which they will be expected to put in the effort for homework, be accountable, and present within counseling alliance. Chase’s goal as a counselor is to provide a safe environment where we can explore your primary interests, develop goals and determines strengths and assets as you move toward your aspirations. Areas of treatment that He specializes in are:
Borderline Personality Disorder
Adjustment problems
Parent/Child or Partner Relational Problems
Relationship problems
Suicidal ideation and other acute problems
Substance abuse/addictions
Obsessions and Compulsions
PTSD/first responder/military
Personality Disorders/Trauma response
Anxiety Disorders
Physical, Sexual, Emotional Abuse

Anger and Stress Management
Men’s Issues


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • Johns Hopkins Healthcare (JHHC)
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Provider Network of America (PNOA)
  • Sana Benefits
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills


  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Military/Veterans
  • Women


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Chase Butala. You can also call 571-918-9239 to have someone assist you.

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