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Mary Lou Lyon, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

6723 Whittier Avenue, Suite 406, McLean, Virginia

Providing psychotherapy in a non-judgmental and compassionate place for healing and growth. I have a great deal of experience working with individuals and couples for more than eighteen years. I see my work as a calling to help others find a full and meaningful life.

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Within the area near McLean you are sure to find something for every family member for entertainment. When the weather is appropriate grab your children and teenagers and venture down to Theodore Roosevelt Island Park. This site is over ninety acres and honors the country's twenty-sixth president. Then visit the Claude Moor Colonial Farm at Turkey Run. This highly educational attraction proves to be very peaceful and entertaining for everyone involved. Stroll through the cornfields and play with the cattle, chickens, pigs, and much more. Furthermore, the area provides access to multiple spas including Mancini de Paris for couples and parents wishing to get away from the chaos of everyday life. Bowl America and AMC are two other featured attractions that are ideal for your next family outing.1

Mental Health in McLean

Individuals who live with a mental illness can take advantage of educational programs and support groups offered by the Northern Virginia Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The Young Adult Peer-to-Peer Class give people between the ages of 18-28 a place to go to learn about mental illness and gain skills to improve their daily functioning. The Connections Group offers support for those who are mentally ill in a safe, nurturing environment. Additionally, NAMI engages in community outreach programs to build awareness of mental illness. Those in need of help can call 703-968-40072

With activities designed to involve youth in creating a more positive community, the Safe Community Coalition leads the way to creating a safer community for McLean's youth. Their 6th Grade Ethics Day teaches kids how to make appropriate decisions both at school and at home. The Youth Advisory Council provides peer-to-peer mentoring activities for students and gives them opportunities to work with local business leaders to promote a safe, healthy community. For further details about these and other programs, call 703-795-6943.3

Current Education

The Fairfax County Public Schools offer a variety of advanced educational programs for students that demonstrate exceptional intellectual abilities. The Young Scholars Program nurtures potential in gifted learners by engaging them in advanced learning opportunities beginning in kindergarten and extending through the twelfth grade. High school students can enroll in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate courses to get the academic stimulation and challenge that they need.4 The Fairfax County Association for the Gifted (FCAG) provides further support for students who are intellectually advanced. The association offers many educational resources for parents of gifted children. FCAG also serves as an advocate for gifted learners by working with local governments to ensure the needs of gifted children are met.5


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McLean is located in Fairfax County, Virginia. It has a land area of 24.77 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of McLean is 48,078 people with 16,752 households and a median annual income of $186,962. .

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Professional, private counseling in McLean is extremely affordable for nearly everyone. This area ranks among the top of income earners for the entire nation and therfore hiring a therapist is not a financial issue for most people living here