Therapist in Newport News, Virginia Sharena Goosun, Therapist

Supervised By: Samantha Orrell

License: Licensed Resident Counselor

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 11-64

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in Newport News, Virginia Sharena Goosun, LRC

Sharena Goosun, LRC

Supervised By: Samantha Orrell

Sharena Goosun is a Resident in Counseling in Virginia who has been practicing since 2020. She has earned her master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and her bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Virginia Commonwealth University. Through her pursuit to become a therapist, Sharena has gain considerable knowledge and experiences while servicing diverse populations among various settings. Her professional background began in 2017, where she indulged her service in the criminal justice sector. Sharena guided and mentored adolescents who struggles with severe mental health, trauma, and behavioral disorders. She furthered her passion in supporting others by engaging in community-based services, pre-trial services, mental health facilities, residential homes, and substance abuse treatment centers. Through many transitions, Sharena has dedicated her focus to better support individuals to strengthen their mental health and regain their motivation towards healing. Sharena provides therapeutic services for children/adolescents, adults, and families. She enjoys working with a wide variety of mental health diagnoses including (but not limited to) depressive disorders, anxiety, ADHD, adjustment disorders, PTSD, substance use disorders, and trauma related disorders. She utilizes an integrative approach specifically designed to meet the needs of each unique individual. Her theoretical philosophy derives from utilizing various psychodynamic approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma- Informed Care, Narrative Therapy, Mindfulness, and strengths-based perspectives. Sharena is ultimately passionate in supporting individuals to reach their greatest potential by managing their mental health and redeveloping a positive sense of worth, acceptance, and identity.


Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)


  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Parenting Skills


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


  • English



Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Sharena Goosun. You can also call 948-209-7836 to have someone assist you.

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