Virginia Boney, Ph.D., LMFT

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Dr. Virginia Boney is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and earned her Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Florida.  She is one of only two Certified Gottman Couples Counselors in the Southeast United States, and is also a Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.  She has published articles in Marriage and Family Review and the Journal of Divorce and Remarriage.  Dr. Boney is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Florida, as well as an Approved Supervisor for Registered Marriage and Family Interns.

Dr. Boney uses research-supported approaches to work with individuals and couples to build self-confidence and create fulfilling relationships.  Her approach focuses on: (1) Identifying underlying issues and unhealthy relationship patterns; and (2) Developing understanding and skills to achieve the goals of therapy.

Sessions are structured to effectively and efficiently reach goals the clients identify utilizing treatment approaches to change that are supported by research (Gottman Couples Counseling, EMDR, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy).

In the area of Marraige and Family Therapy, Dr. Boney works with couples in the areas of:

  • Overcoming Communication Barriers
  • Cultivating Emotional and Physical Intimacy
  • Healing from Infidelity
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Separation and Divorce
  • Parenting and Single-Parenting
  • Family Issues
  • Creating Fulfilling Relationships

Dr. Boney's counseling practice includes working with individuals ages 18 years and older who are faced

with issues such as:

  • Family of Origin
  • Anxiety and Stress
  • Self-Esteem and Self-Confidence
  • Depression
  • Relationships
  • Trauma
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents
  • Divorce and Loss
  • Parenting and Single-Parenting

Feel free to email or call Dr. Boney to discuss your needs and how her experience and training can assist you in moving beyond these issues toward healing, self-confidence and fulfilling relationships.

Dr. Virginia Boney Reaches

Jacksonville FL