About Nena Forshee, LCSW

Nena Forshee is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to child, adolescent and adult residents. She specializes in anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and adolescent and early adulthood therapy. Nena's philosophy of care is centered around the belief that the most important part of providing care is understanding where patients are in their mental health journey and meeting them at that point. She enjoys taking a collaborative approach with clients to determine how they will work together in meeting their set goals. Nena uses a collaboration of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).

Nena's interest in mental and behavioral healthcare stems from her innate passion for helping others. Nena took a strong interest in mental health in high school which continued into college where she studied psychology, then continued on to pursue her Master's Degree in Social Work. She began her career working in residential care with children & adolescents and their families and the Rochester City School District in New York. Nena's career quickly moved into Psychiatry where she worked on an inpatient psychiatric unit, and then transitioned to outpatient mental health care.


  • Adolescent/Teen Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Bereavement/Grief Counseling
  • Binge Eating
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bullying
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Couples Conflict Resolution
  • Cultural Diversity Issues
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorder
  • Emotional Overeating
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Hyperactive Disorder (ADD/ADHD)
  • Irrational Fears/Phobias
  • Loneliness
  • Malaise
  • Marriage Conflict Resolution
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Mental Health Problem
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Mood Swings
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Attack
  • Parenting Counseling
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Counseling
  • Pre-College Fears
  • Pre-Move In Couples Counseling
  • Premarital Conflict Resolution
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Psychological Trauma
  • Psychology Consultation
  • Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Struggles
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Problems
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Stress Management
  • Therapy
  • Worry
  • Locations

    Midlothian, VA

    15521 Midlothian Turnpike
    Midlothian, VA 23113-7313

    Virginia Beach, VA

    575 Lynnhaven Parkway
    Virginia Beach, VA 23452-7350