Therapist in Virginia Beach, Virginia Donna Simons, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 6-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Virginia Beach, Virginia Donna Simons, LCSW

Donna Simons, LCSW

Donna Simons is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker qualified to treat a range of behavioral health conditions, and she is committed to providing evidence-based therapeutic interventions to help you and your family alleviate emotional difficulties and achieve the happy, peaceful life you deserve. She holds a BA in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. She is trained to treat child/adolescent behavioral problems, child/adult trauma, and serious mental health conditions. Donna implements Unified Protocol, an evidenced-based transdiagnostic treatment for emotional dysregulation to help children and adolescents manage impulsive behavioral responses while equipping parents with behavior management strategies and boundary setting skills to implement at home. She is experienced in treating trauma using evidenced-based Trauma Focused CBT to help survivors of violence, sexual assault, domestic violence, and childhood abuse come to terms with past hurts and gain control over managing trauma responses. This support can help to improve relationships, decrease anxiety, and manage depressive symptoms related to the traumatic event. Additionally, Donna treats individuals diagnosed with psychotic conditions such as schizophrenia by providing Wellness Management to support self- care, psychoeducation to strengthen family support, and care coordination with caregivers and prescribers to manage symptoms that may impair social, academic, and vocational functioning. In her spare time, Donna enjoys family time, her dogs, writing, playing guitar, learning Polish language, yard work, home decorating, yard sales, reading, rock music shows, and volunteer work. She recently located from New York to Virginia and is loving her new home, neighbors, and co-workers here in Virginia Beach!

Expertise

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)

Interventions

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Couples/Marital Counseling
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • First Responders
  • LGBTQ+
  • Men
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Donna Simons. You can also call 948-212-3289 to have someone assist you.

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