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Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist

3801 N Fairfax Drive Suite 61, Arlington, Virginia 22203 | 703-437-6311

Do you struggle from the "common cold" of mental health -anxiety depression, worry, sadness, or unexplained fatigue? Are you experiencing difficulties in your marriage or relationship? I provide professional result oriented counseling.

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Related Sites:
City of Arlington, VA
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

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Arlington, Virginia has a superb location ideal for families of all shapes and sizes. Regardless of age, your children, teenagers, and adult family members are sure to find something nearby to entertain them for months. The city's National Cemetery is where you can find burial sites of many famous people including John F. Kennedy, Medgar Evers, and many more. Here you can even witness the changing of the guard, which your children and teenagers are sure to love. For parents and couples wishing to escape from the day-to-day chaos, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa has everything you need for a relaxing retreat. To meet your recreational needs, Potomac Overlook Regional Park is an oasis like no other. Bring your children, teenagers, and adults to explore the gardens, butterflies, nature trails, and much more.1

Mental Health in Arlington

Many of those who live on the streets also suffer from mental health issues. Chemical dependency and severe mental illnesses are quite common. Arlington Street People's Assistance Network seeks to help those without a home get back on their feet by providing a variety of services. Emergency shelter is available, as is permanent, supportive housing. Network staff members visit area forests, underpasses and abandoned buildings to establish a relationship with people and provide basic assistance, such as hygiene items. For additional information, call 703-820-4357.2

Those living with a mental illness, as well as those who care for mentally ill family members, can find informational resources and support through various local agencies. The Virginia Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a peer-to-peer class for mentally ill residents of Arlington. The 10-week class helps participants identify warning signs of relapse, as well as create a relapse prevention plan.3 Another agency committed to helping the mentally ill is Friends 4 Recovery. This organization provides support groups, as well as social activities for those who live with a mental illness. Educational materials are available as well. For more information, call 804-308-1366.4

Current Education

For some families, homeschooling is the best option to educate their children. Families in Northern Virginia can take advantage of many homeschooling resources made available by Centreville Homeschool Enrichment Support Services. Programs to boost parents' understanding of homeschool and ability to teach homeschool courses are offered. Parents learn how to make learning challenging and relevant so their children are prepared for post-secondary education. Many other resources are available as well.5


References

1. County of Arlington, Virginia. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://www.co.arlington.va.us/.
2. Arlington Street People's Assistance Network. (2016). What We Do. Retrieved from http://www.a-span.org/what-we-do.
3. National Alliance on Mental Illness Virginia. (2017). NAMI's Peer-to-Peer Program. Retrieved from http://namivirginia.org/programs/peer-to-peer/.
4. Friends 4 Recovery. (2017). Services. Retrieved from http://www.friends4recovery.org/#!services.
5. Centreville Homeschool Enrichment Support Services. (2017). About Us. Retrieved from http://chessclasses.org/about-us/.

Arlington is located in Arlington County, Virginia. It has a land area of 25.99 square miles and a water area of 0.09 square miles.  The population of Arlington is 220,173 people with 98,441 households and a median annual income of $105,763. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Arlington, VA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Arlington is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Arlington public health department.